Chris Hurst, WDBJ7

Chris Hurst


Roanoke, VA, United States

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Past articles by Chris:

Unsealed federal search warrant reveals details about alleged visa-for-cash scheme

The owner of a Danville company is accused of massive visa fraud for 800 foreign IT professionals. → Read More

Hollins University graduates nearly 200 students

176 women and men got degrees during commencement exercises in Roanoke County on Sunday. → Read More

Methodists in Virginia divided over homosexuality

Tuesday begins the United Methodist Church's General Conference, which will decide if formal doctrine on homosexuality and gay marriage will change → Read More

Body found in Staunton River; mother confirms it's missing boater

A body was found in the Staunton River Sunday afternoon near where it meets with Falling River. Tiffany Tyree says it is her son, Justice Moore. → Read More

Salem teenager fearless in his fight with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Codey Logan was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer last Christmas. His chemotherapy is so intense, it's nicknamed, 'Red Devil.' And yet he is determined to beat it and get back to James Madison University. → Read More

Girl with cancer dies before bikers can grant final wish

Qwa'Tina Fralin loved motorcycles. A group of bikers drove by her house in Roanoke Tuesday after she died from leukemia. → Read More

Missing 3-year-old found safe in Henry County

Mason Ryan, 3, was found by police early Tuesday morning in the Spencer area of Henry County. → Read More

Headstone installed for murdered Roanoke toddler

Aryah Lipford was not even 2 years old before she was shot and killed in Roanoke in July, 2015. Her grandmother has been struggling to make payments on a headstone. A WDBJ7 viewer and monument company owner donated a headstone for Aryah. → Read More

Rocky Mount man dies after truck runs him over on Route 220

A motorcycle driver crashed and then was run over by a semi-truck in Franklin County → Read More

Two men charged for 2010 Roanoke murder

Tushawn Drew was shot and killed early one morning in November 2010. He left behind six children. → Read More

Union members ratify new 5-year contract with Volvo at Dublin truck plant

More than 80% of members who voted Sunday approved the deal → Read More

Mother of infant killed in homicide case demands justice

Liam Fink died on March 1st. His mother, Marie, says he died in the care of a trusted friend → Read More

First event featuring Deschutes beer also supports animal clinic in need of funds

Mountain View Humane's veterinarian in charge, Matt Ellis, died in February → Read More

Crystal methamphetamine from out of state is surging into southwest Virginia

Roanoke Valley law enforcement say crystal meth from drug cartels is increasingly available. → Read More

More charges for man accused of summer Greenway attack

Alexander Billow was indicted by a grand jury in Roanoke Monday for three additional felonies → Read More

Former Roanoke firefighter indicted on more child sex charges

The Commonwealth's Attorney in Botetourt County confirms David Bocock was indicted Monday by a grand jury on nine new charges, including two counts of rape. → Read More

Allegations against Roanoke firefighter first reported in 2012

Roanoke Fire-EMS officials knew about allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a firefighter and an underage child three-and-a-half years before Lieutenant David Bocock was charged with sodomy. Bocock was charged with felony sodomy in late February. → Read More

Marco Rubio coming to Roanoke Valley on Sunday

A campaign event webpage says the Florida Senator running for President will speak Sunday night → Read More

Donald Trump to speak at Radford University on Monday, not Salem

The event is at noon Monday at Radford University. → Read More

Donald Trump to be in Salem on Monday

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump will be in Salem on Monday, according to the publicist for bluegrass musicians Dr. Ralph Stanley and his grandson, Nathan. → Read More