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Past articles by Pat:

Radford basketball coach arrested for DUI; brother will be acting coach

Jail officials confirm Darris Nichols was arrested February 19, 2023 for DUI in Radford. → Read More

Investigator: Dogs’ owner confessed to killing them; vigil canceled

A candlelight vigil scheduled for February 18 in memory of the dogs has been canceled. → Read More

Cafe building destroyed in downtown Bedford fire

No injuries have been reported and no cause determined for the fire, which was reported late Friday morning. → Read More

Buena Vista manhunt ends; suspects in custody

Rockbridge County reports “All persons have been apprehended for incident at 4th St. and Linden Avenue in the City of Buena Vista.” → Read More

Boy arrested after search warrant served; schools put on lockdown

Dearington Elementary and E.C. Glass High School were placed on lockdown during the operation. → Read More

Virginia man gets life in prison for sex crimes involving children

Curtis Ray Spurlock, 41, was sentenced January 11, 2023 to six consecutive life sentences plus 20 years. → Read More

Pedestrian hit with Danville school bus

No children were on the bus at the time of the crash. → Read More

Police search for shooter after death in northwest Roanoke

No one has been arrested in what police are calling a homicide investigation. → Read More

Roanoke gas prices rise again to end 2022

Average gasoline prices in Roanoke have risen 9.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.99 per gallon as of January 2, 2023. → Read More

Plane catches fire at Dublin airport; no one hurt

The plane caught fire as the pilot landed the plane. → Read More

$19k in cigarettes stolen from Pulaski County tobacco shop

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a smash-and-grab at a tobacco shop. → Read More

Fire crew rescues dog from Rockbridge County hole

“Every life matters and we have taken an oath to protect life and property, and that’s what we do!” → Read More

Seven taken to hospitals after carbon monoxide poisoning incidents

In both homes, power was out, and grills were being used to heat the homes. → Read More

Man arrested for stealing school bus

Matthew Heuple is charged with one count of grand larceny and one count of driving a motor vehicle after forfeiture of his license. → Read More

Driver sought in fatal Roanoke hit-and-run

Police have no vehicle or driver description to release. → Read More

Lockouts lifted at Lynchburg schools; Galax/Grayson/Carroll suspect in custody

All lockdowns are over. → Read More

FBI: Roanoke bank robber is at large, armed and dangerous

Two Truist bank branches in Roanoke were robbed over three days. → Read More

Virginia flags lowered Thursday in honor of late senator

Charles Waddell died last week at age 90. → Read More

Kroger looking to hire for all Virginia stores

Kroger Mid-Atlantic will hold hiring events at all its Virginia stores Tuesday, July 26 from 3-7 p.m. → Read More

Sheetz drops some gas prices to below $4

The move is effective immediately. → Read More