- On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger Updated: Aug-27-15 8:29 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.
- Memories, tears mark newscast a day after on-air shootings Updated: Aug-27-15 5:59 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The colleagues of two journalists shot to death on live television returned to their morning show Thursday with memories, tears and a determination to carry on.
- Slain TV reporter, cameraman were eager young journalists Updated: Aug-27-15 4:54 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Alison Parker seemed destined for the anchor chair. Adam Ward was upbeat, the kind of cameraman everyone wanted to work with in the wee hours of the morning.
- Anchor's shock at live TV slayings shifts to poise, strength Updated: Aug-27-15 4:32 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The wide-eyed, open-mouthed look of shock on the face of WDBJ-TV anchor Kim McBroom was seen worldwide after her two co-workers were fatally shot on live television. But as her grieving newsroom went back to work, and she showed poise and strength Thursday as the on-camera leader of a team that refused to give in.
- The Latest on TV shooting: Boyfriend remembers last text Updated: Aug-27-15 9:56 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):
- Former broadcaster in TV shooting was a volatile, angry man Updated: Aug-27-15 4:38 am
Even after gunning down a TV news reporter and cameraman during a live interview, Vester Lee Flanagan II continued to rage. But after a volatile career that had seen him fired at least twice for clashing with co-workers who recall him as an off-kilter loner, this would be the former broadcaster's last, brutal sign-off.
- TV station balances grief, journalism after on-air shooting Updated: Aug-26-15 10:59 pm
Alison Parker and Adam Ward's colleagues at TV station WDBJ saved their tears for off the air.
- In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man 'waiting to go BOOM' Updated: Aug-26-15 9:00 pm
Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman during a live broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the killer traced a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers, leaving memories of an "off-kilter" loner easily angered by office humor.
- Virginia shooter fired from TV station for performance Updated: Aug-26-15 6:38 pm
HONOLULU - The former news director of a Virginia television station said Wednesday the former employee who shot a reporter and cameraman on live television was fired largely for performance issues.
- Details on WDBJ, 2 slain journalists Updated: Aug-26-15 2:50 pm
A few details on WDBJ and the two TV journalists who were slain Wednesday morning as they reported a news story:
- Roanoke man sentenced for stealing disability benefits Updated: Aug-25-15 2:58 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - A former Roanoke restaurant owner has been sentenced to one year and two months in federal prison for stealing disability benefits from the Railroad Retirement Board.
- Franklin County man pleads guilty to human trafficking Updated: Aug-19-15 3:32 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - A Franklin County man who forced a woman to engage in prostitution has pleaded guilty to human trafficking.
- Roanoke man sentenced in plot to kill estranged wife Updated: Aug-18-15 12:56 pm
BEDFORD, Virginia - A Roanoke man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of trying to arrange the killing of his estranged wife.
- Roanoke council grants access for broadband network cable Updated: Aug-18-15 7:16 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Roanoke's City Council has approved the installation of fiber-optic cable for a high-speed Internet network.
- Roanoke man sentenced to 2 years in prison for child neglect Updated: Aug-18-15 4:02 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - A Roanoke man who crashed his van while carrying two children has been sentenced to two years in prison.
- Appalachian Power seeks lower fuel factor for Va. customers Updated: Aug-15-15 11:52 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Appalachian Power is seeking regulatory approval to reduce the fuel factor for its Virginia customers.
- Ex-shop worker admits taking photo under woman's skirt Updated: Aug-12-15 3:19 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - A former worker at a Virginia oil change shop who admitted taking a photo under a customer's skirt has been sentenced to four months in jail.
- Appalachian Power names hydroelectric project manager Updated: Aug-12-15 3:13 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Appalachian Power has promoted Bradley R. Jones to oversee its hydroelectric projects in Virginia and West Virginia.
- Advance Auto Parts to cut 100 jobs in Roanoke and Raleigh Updated: Aug-10-15 11:25 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Advance Auto Parts Inc. is cutting 100 corporate jobs in Virginia and North Carolina.
- Partnership aims to expand diversity in field of medicine Updated: Aug-08-15 12:07 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Two rising Hampton University juniors have already been guaranteed admission to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, a year ahead of when most of their peers will even start applying.
- Jogger to pay $300K for making U-turn in front of cyclist Updated: Aug-06-15 4:34 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - A jogger who abruptly turned around in front of a cyclist on the Roanoke River Greenway has been ordered to pay $300,000.
- Virginia Tech sells naming rights to basketball court Updated: Aug-06-15 4:17 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Virginia Tech has sold the naming rights to the basketball court at Cassell Coliseum for $5 million to Roanoke-based health care provider Carilion Clinic.
- US raises concerns about pipeline through forests Updated: Aug-05-15 5:57 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The U.S. Forest Service has raised hundreds of concerns about a proposed natural gas pipeline that would carve a 30-mile swath through national forests in Virginia and West Virginia.
- Officials: 1980s case against likely dead pilot dismissed Updated: Aug-05-15 4:17 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - Thirty years after accusing a Bland County pilot of flying illegal drugs into southwest Virginia, prosecutors have dropped all charges against a man they say is likely dead.
- Virginia center prepares rescued heron chicks for release Updated: Aug-03-15 2:07 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - The Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center is preparing three green heron chicks for release back into the wild.