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Boy charged in sister’s shooting

RADFORD – A 10-year-old Radford boy has been charged in connection with the Aug. 12 shooting death of his sister. According to Radford City Police Lt. Andy Wilburn, a juvenile…

Childs, Metzler murderer might alter behavior

CHRISTIANSBURG – In the two years since a Virginia Tech couple was found shot to death off campus, a task force has investigated over 1,300 leads. Still, the case remains…

Student charged in assault death

RADFORD – A Radford University student turned himself in to police Wednesday in connection with the death of a man who was assaulted a week ago. Erik S. Czajkowski, originally…

Hudson helping with recovery

As coastal residents were heading inland to avoid Hurricane Irene, a Newbern resident was preparing to head east to help coordinate recovery efforts. Roger Hudson of the American Red Cross…

Disaster fund grows by $1.1M

The Virginia Disaster Relief fund set up by Gov. Bob McDonnell following the April tornadoes grew by $1.1 million in August thanks to individual and corporate donations and pledges. McDonnell…

Remove food, skunks will leave

Like some other wildlife, the best way to rid a location of skunks is to remove food sources, a game official said Tuesday. Troy Phillips, local conservation officer for Virginia…

Horsehair Worm not a public threat

A parasitic worm measuring close to nine inches was found by Pulaski County Resident Mark Nixon at Claytor Like near the Lighthouse Bridge. After research was done on the parasite,…

Health officials urge well inspections

Since earthquakes can have a negative impact on underground water sources, Virginia Department of Health is urging property owners to inspect the integrity of their wells and the clarity of…

Irene offers reminder of importance of planning

Although Hurricane Irene is not expected to have any direct impact on Southwest Virginia, the American Red Cross says it offers the perfect opportunity to plan for future emergencies. Amy…

Va. quake stirs Eastern U.S.

It may not have caused more than a moment’s pause in California, but the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook much of the Eastern United States just before 2 p.m. Tuesday…