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DeHart wounded and wanted

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – A man wanted in several jurisdictions apparently was wounded by police early this morning, but still remains on the lam. According to a press release from Montgomery…

Bird hit prompts emergency landing

Lifeguard 11, one of Carilion’s emergency medical helicopters, was forced to make an emergency landing in Dublin Thursday night after hitting a bird or birds. Dublin Fire Chief Ronny McClure…

Health mandate unconstitutional

ATLANTA – The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that it is unconstitutional to mandate someone to carry health insurance or face a penalty. Under President Barak Obama’s…

Suspected sibling shooting probed

RADFORD – Radford police are investigating what they believe to be the shooting death of a 14-year-old girl by her 10-year-old brother. According to Radford City Police Department Lt. Andy…

Manhunt for DeHart leads to capture

MONTGOMERY COUNTY – A week-long search for a Riner man ended late Friday when the suspect crashed while trying to flee from police on Interstate 81, authorities said. According to…

New scam targets elderly

A new scam targeting the elderly has recently emerged in Southwest Virginia. Reportedly the perpetrators of the scheme are targeting mainly individuals over 80 and are advertising their service as…

Miss Utility can be a lifesaver

A simple call to Miss Utility (811) can mean the difference between life and death when it comes time to dig, excavate or demolish. Whether you’re a homeowner or professional,…

Abandoned animals need home quick

Recently a house on Greenbriar Road in Draper collapsed after many years of neglect left the house un-inhabitable. At the time of the cave in, the single-family home was occupied…

Mystery shopper ‘job’ costs consumer $2,000

A Western Virginia consumer ended up losing rather than making money when she fell victim to a mystery shopper job offer that arrived in the mail. According to Julie Wheeler,…

Reading Program easily passes goal

With more than 100 participants reading close to 3,000 hours, the Summer Reading Program at Pulaski County Library easily surpassed its goal. The goal of 2,000 hours was set by…