RAVEN, Va. (AP) — Two people are dead after a fire at a home in western Virginia on Friday night, Virginia State Police said.
Buchanan County 911 was alerted to a fire at a home on Meadows Road in Raven, police said in a news release on Monday.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Federal regulators have given the developers of the Mountain Valley Pipeline another four years to complete the long-delayed natural gas project.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission made the unanimous decision late Tuesday, the Roanoke Times reported.
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Thirty Virginia legislators called on the Biden administration Saturday to take action on behalf of Asim Ghafoor, a friend and former lawyer of slain dissident Jamal Khashoggi who's been imprisoned by the United Arab Emirates.
New round-trip Amtrak routes will start Monday between Washington and two Virginia cities: Norfolk and Roanoke.
The additions will bring to eight the number of state-funded round trips from the nation's capital, The Washington Post reported Saturday.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied a request from a company building a natural gas pipeline in Virginia and West Virginia to have a new panel of judges reconsider permits that have been struck down repeatedly .
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A company building a natural gas pipeline in Virginia and West Virginia is seeking a new panel of judges to hear the next round in its legal battle with environmentalists.
Mountain Valley Pipeline filed a motion last month requesting the 4th U.S.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A hiker from the Netherlands who fell 50 feet off a cliff just north of the summit of McAfee Knob has died, emergency officials said.
Paul Classen, 23, was sitting at the edge of the cliffs past the knob on Sunday with his feet on a lower rock, said Robyn Urdaibay on the Appalachian Trail Hikers 2022 Facebook page.
FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — The remains of a soldier killed during World War II and identified earlier this year are to be buried in his hometown of Roanoke, Virginia, a news release says.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Mountain Valley Pipeline will seek new permits that courts have rejected twice, increasing the cost for the proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Virginia and West Virginia and delaying its completion, officials said Tuesday.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Three men have been indicted after federal prosecutors accused them of stealing walnut trees from federally protected land, officials said.
William Riley Stump, 52, of Narrows, Virginia, and Derrick Anthony Thompson, 48, of Princeton, West Virginia, were arraigned this week in U.S.
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — Local officials are citing the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers among reasons for selling a county-owned nursing home in southwestern Virginia.
The Bedford County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hold a special meeting to consider selling the nursing home.
NORTON, Va. (AP) — A man killed his wife and mother-in-law, before killing himself at a home in western Virginia, state police said.
Norton police received a 911 call from a home on Highland Avenue NW on Sunday just before noon and when officers arrived, they found two women and a man dead, Virginia State Police said in a news release on Monday.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to revisit a ruling that struck down a key permit for a proposed natural gas pipeline running through Virginia and West Virginia.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A former employee of an Ohio-based energy company has been sentenced to prison for depositing hundreds of checks intended for his employer and using the money for himself, federal prosecutors said.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A jury has ordered a company that’s building a natural gas pipeline to pay about $523,000 to a Virginia family that owns land through which the controversial project will run.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The amount of money a company should have to pay the owners of a Virginia property it is building a natural gas pipeline through is being determined in a weeklong jury trial.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The owner of a Virginia auto dealership has been placed on home detention for taking $30,000 in drug-tainted cash for a car, officials said.
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BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A 24-year-old Virginia man has been charged in a shooting at a hookah lounge that left one teen dead and four other people injured over the weekend, authorities said.
Police said officers were called to Melody Hookah Lounge in Blacksburg on Friday night for reports of shots fired.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Investigators with Virginia State Police are looking into a house fire which killed a woman and her son last month, a news release said.
Officials in Augusta County were notified early on Jan.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — For the second time in as many weeks a federal appeals court threw out a permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline on Thursday.
In a written opinion, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found “serious errors” with the U.S.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court threw out government approvals for the Mountain Valley Pipeline through Jefferson National Forest for a second time on Tuesday.
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — A Salem woman has been sentenced to serve four years in prison in connection with a robbery and abduction in 2020, authorities said.
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ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — An on-duty Virginia sheriff's deputy was arrested on Christmas Eve and charged with intoxicated driving, according to officials.
Pulaski County Sheriff's Deputy Lemmie Sanders III, 35, was charged with driving under the influence after the sheriff's office received a 911 call Friday night about the deputy's erratic driving, according to Virginia state police spokesperson Corinne Geller.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Opponents of the Mountain Valley Pipeline are gearing up for another legal fight to try to stop the natural gas project.
The Roanoke Times reports that environmental and community groups filed a petition this week with a federal appeals court.