Actor Kevin Costner stops in for a cheeseburger in downtown RoanokeMore >> After years of waiting, crews break ground on Commonwealth Crossing Business CentreMore >> The economy and rural communities are benefiting from more than 10 years since the first class began at the VCOM in Blacksburg. According to research from National Center for Rural Health Works, the total VCOM economic impact for Virginia from June 2011 to June 2012 was $119,971,273.More >> After wall repairs this February, the South Peak construction site is a focus of many. WSLS viewers have raised concerns over cracks in the retaining wall. We wanted to find out if there is cause for concern. WSLS met with Virginia Western Dean and geologist John Anderson at the site to get his expert opinion. He says a crack over time can weaken the retaining wall.More >> One of the walls on the South Peak development may look like a crack but engineers say it's something else. It is two walls joined together providing support for the ground. However even though the terrace is intentional on another wall there is an unintentional fracture. The engineer of the project Michael Circeo says the crack has been there since they first worked on the wall.More >> HS stabbing victims recalls attack.More >> HS stabbing victims recalls attack.
Michael Heller had been charged with being an accessory after the fact in the murder of Virginia Tech student Samanata Shrestha. At a court hearing in the New River Valley today, the charges against him were dropped .Charges are still pending against Virginia tech student Jessica Ewing and graduate Keifer Brown in the case.More >> Roanoke County Names Teacher of the YearMore >> "Operation: Easter Bunny" is in its fifth year in Botetourt County. Last week we introduced you to the 10-year-old who is the brain child behind the effort. Sarah Hamblin will make her final delivery Friday morning to Eagle Rock Elementary School as part of "Operation: Easter Bunny." As her 5th year winds down she reflects on the growth she's seen.More >> Virginia State Police say two people have been killed an another seriously injured due to crashes on and near Interstate 81 in Wythe County.More >> Virginia State Police say two people have been killed an another seriously injured due to crashes on and near Interstate 81 in Wythe County.More >> Roanoke Times Under Investigation Related to Asbestos RemovalMore >> The first concert in the First Fridays outdoor concert series kicks off tonight in downtown Roanoke. Organizers are trying to start with a bang this year by opening the event with one of their biggest performers of the season, Clare Dunn.More >> Several hundred people showed up at First Baptist Church to help package meals for those in need in the Star City. About 600 people from Danville, Bedford, and other areas of Virginia came to Roanoke to package macaroni.More >> WSLS' TECH GURU KATIE LOVE MET WITH EXECUTIVES OF THE COMPANIES TO TALK ABOUT THE GROWING SUCCESS... AND THE ENTHUSIASM IT'S CREATED AMONG INNOVATORS IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.More >> FOR THE PAST 5 YEARS .. SARAH HAMBLIN HAS COLLECTED EASTER BASKETS FOR CHILDREN IN NEED. TODAY .. SHE HELPED DELIVER ABOUT 75 BASKETS TO THE BOTETOURT FOOD PANTRY.More >> Dinwiddie sheriff's deputies arrested a former colleague Tuesday afternoon, after a grand jury indicted Darryl Earl Hayes with five charges ranging from rape to forcible sodomy.More >> Myth: Eating Carrots improves Your VisionMore >> Virginia Tech researchers in the entomology department have studied several different options for catching stinkbugs in your home and came up with one very simple option that will cost you about seven dollars.More >> Hundreds of people participated in the 5th annual Susan G. Komen "Race for the Cure" 5K run and walk in Roanoke. About 200 breast cancer survivors celebrated being in remission. This is the biggest fundraiser for the non-profit.More >> THE MOST GOALS THE KNIGHTS HAVE GIVEN UP ALL YEAR...IN A GAME.. IS ONE.. AND COACH COLLINS EXPLAINS THAT DEFENSE--HAS BEEN KEY THIS YEARMore >> Gorillas hunt for Easter eggs at the Cincinnati ZooMore >> A spokesperson with the governor's office tells us that Governor Terry McAuliffe will be the spring commencement speaker at Virginia Tech this year. That will take place next month at Lane Stadium -- on Friday, May 16th, with a morning ceremony at 9 a.m.More >>