| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:47 AM
A 64-year-old woman has been charged along with her grandson in the slaying of her 72-year-old husband, who was killed on his way to dialysis treatment, police said.
The woman and her grandson then used the slain man's money to buy a car, home...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
One Roanoke woman keeps her cell phone at her side always. The reason? She's waiting for a call that could save her life.
To understand this woman's story you have to go back several years to when 41 year old Jenny Mays DeLorenzo was just 17 and a...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A Far South Side man was in a gangway just steps from his home early Saturday when he was shot to death in an apparent robbery attempt while walking toward the ride scheduled to take him to a dialysis appointment.
Neighbors, family members and the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 3:45 PM
In the back corner of Simeon's cafeteria, at a table usually reserved for boys basketball players, Jabari Parker is talking about a couple of dark weeks he experienced over the summer, when he went from being on top of the high school basketball world...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:28 PM
On his father: "I'm just glad I have a father in my life because a lot of people don't have that. More importantly, his example of what he's shown me is what helps me. He played in the NBA, and I can't say anything to him because I'm...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:41 PM
On this Valentine's week news of a new heart procedure that's now being done at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Could it take the place of traditional open heart surgery? In some cases the answer is yes.
As we age it's not uncommon to develop...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:01 AM
A local family is going to great lengths to find a kidney donor. They have spent thousands of dollars to rent billboard space. And they don't have much time left.
In the Graf household, the attention is usually centered on 1-year-old Adelynn. In fact,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:13 AM
MISHAWAKA -- Jerry Graf was thrilled to celebrate the first birthday of his only grandchild, Adelynn, last week.
For Graf, a 66-year-old Mishawaka resident, milestones such as these can never be taken for granted, considering he doesn't know for sure if...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Lori Hartwell didn't go to her senior prom.
Throughout her teenage years, the 46-year-old was on dialysis for chronic kidney disease. Diagnosed at 2 years old, she had two failed kidney transplants before she reached 20.
Fourteen years ago, a few...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Kidney disease is a chronic condition with no cure, but members of the Glendale-based Renal Support Network don’t let that get them down as they “bead” together for a new fundraiser that’s the brainchild of a local woman who’...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:07 PM
We are learning more about what caused an explosion at an Amherst County shopping center.
Investigators believe a vehicle hit a propane tank behind the AmbriarShoppingCenter.
That created a leak in the tank and started a fire. The fire then caused...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 9:17 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infections of the kidney, bladder and urethra happen in uncircumcised baby boys at ten times the rate of circumcised boys, and over a lifetime uncircumcised men are four times more likely to experience one, according to a new...