| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Authorities are looking for a Martinsburg woman accused of attempting to rob another woman Monday outside a store in The Commons shopping center, police said Friday.
Deborah Ann Phipps, 33, was identified after another robbery occurred on Tuesday in...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The City of Salem is receiving a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation to acquire nine acres to complete the Roanoke River Greenway project between Rotary Park and the city line. Another grant was awarded to the city for the trail...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday.
Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:51 PM
The man who carjacked a woman and her 4-year-old daughter Monday night and was fatally shot by police during a brief standoff at a bank near Martinsburg Mall was wanted by police for other crimes in at least three states.
Michael Kelly Silver, 42,...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year.
The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 6:53 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The family of a man who investigators say gunned down a Virginia Tech police officer offers its condolences and prayers to the family of the slain law enforcement officer.
In an unsigned statement sent Sunday to The Associated...
| Sep 16, 2007
Gail Storer will never forget the physical pain and anxiety she felt every time the phone rang or she heard a car pull up outside her home.
"To hear the phone just constantly ringing -- your heart stops beating for a second," she said.