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DeBerry getting comfortable at Atlee

MECHANICSVILLE, VA (WWBT) - Top football prospect Ricky DeBerry transferred from St. Christopher's to ...  Visit website

Squirrels split doubleheader with New Britain

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Flying Squirrels (71-58) claimed a, 5-3, victory over the ...  Visit website

Woman enters Alford plea in death of 2-year-old

WISE COUNTY, Va. - Brandi Baldwin entered an Alford plea in an emotion-filled courtroom Tuesday morning in Wise County, Virginia. She agreed that the state had more ...  Visit website

Sentencing reset for Bristol man who sold bath salts

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. - Sentencing was reset Tuesday for a Bristol, Tennessee man who operated a smoke shop that also sold bath salts.Back in April of 2014, ...  Visit website

Education grants headed to Virginia schools

VIRGINIA - Thousands of dollars in grant money is headed to schools across the Commonwealth of Virginia, including several in our region.The Virginia Department of Education ...  Visit website

'Top 5 Tuesday' preseason rankings released

News 5 WCYB sports has released its preseason "Top Five Tuesday" high school football rankings. TENNESSEE: 1. Science Hill 2. Greeneville 3. Sullivan South 4. Elizabethton 5. Dobyns-Bennett VIRGINIA: 1. Gate City 2. Honaker 3. ...  Visit website

An extra-special employee

MARION, Va. - In this fast-paced world, it's hard to find someone who stays with the same job for 25 years, let alone the fact it's ...  Visit website

Local company celebrates General Aviation Manufacturing Week

PINEY FLATS, Tenn. - A local aviation company showed off its facility today.As part of General Aviation Manufacturing Week, Bell Helicopter's Piney Flats facility invited lawmakers, ...  Visit website

17-year-old killed in Hampton shooting

UPDATE: Police have identified the victim as a 17-year-old Hampton juvenile. His name will be released once the family has been notified.  HAMPTON -- Hampton Police ...  Visit website

ACLU Tells Jails to Ignore ICE Requests

Lynchburg, VA - The ACLU wants Virginia jails to ignore requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold inmates longer than their sentences. The organization sent ...  Visit website

Lynchburg Habitat For Humanity Chapter Changes Approach

Lynchburg, VA - The Greater Lynchburg Habitat for Humanity is changing course. The organization says they're scaling down the number of new homes they build.The ...  Visit website

Lynchburg Police Department considers adding "Cop Cams" to force

 Lynchburg, VA- In the wake of the Ferguson, Missouri incident and the questions that linger over just what exactly happened between Officer Darren Wilson and ...  Visit website

BREAKING: Ben Chafin Wins Special Election for Senate Seat

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>> Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot Updated: Tuesday, August ...  Visit website

Several Residents Express Opinions On Proposed No Thru Truck Traffic Restriction on Climax Road

Chatham, VA-- The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors meeting was almost packed Tuesday night with residents expressing safety concerns on Climax Road. The board got public ...  Visit website

Christie: Too Soon to Draw Conclusions on Ferguson

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) -- Christie was asked at a town hall meeting Tuesday about the militarization of police in New Jersey in light of ...  Visit website

Center to Resume Accepting Cats on Friday

LYNDHURST, Va. (WHSV) -- A local animal shelter has halted accepting cats while it deals with a virus that can kill the animal. Staff at the ...  Visit website

Witness Describes Outbursts By Ex-Governor's Wife

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Kathleen Scott was a special assistant to onetime first lady Maureen McDonnell. She testified Tuesday that her ex-boss became increasingly volatile ...  Visit website

WARM Shelter Undergoes Transition

WAYNESBORO,Va. (WHSV)-- Instead of leaving, families are transitioning in the hopes of beating homelessness for good. "Overcome almost being homeless and almost being homeless, being put ...  Visit website

UPDATE: US Authenticating Video of American's Killing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The video's appearance comes amid a campaign of U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq. White House National Security Council spokeswoman ...  Visit website

Plea deal reached in Richmond Christmas Day homicide

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A plea deal has been reached in an East Richmond ...  Visit website

Summer Feeding Program Breaks Record, Serves 111,000 Meals

Danville, VA-- It was a record breaking summer for the Salvation Army in Danville. They prepared around 111,000 meals in just three months. It was all ...  Visit website

Smart Woman: Back to School Tips

(Ivanhoe Newswire) – As the summer ends, getting into the back-to-school routine doesn't have to be as difficult as we might expect. Preparing ahead of ...  Visit website

Liberty University Starting an "Ultimate Fat Loss Challenge"

Lynchburg, VA- If you're looking to shed a few pounds and make some lifestyle changes, Liberty University wants to help. The school is sponsoring an ...  Visit website

Damsel in Defense Offers Ladylike Self-Defense Products

Lynchburg, VA- Ladies you've heard of jewelry and makeup parties, but how about a self-defense party? There's a new trend for get-togethers that's encouraging women ...  Visit website

Danville Police Say Body Cameras Help Give Unbiased Account, Could Have Helped In Ferguson

Danville, VA -- Police in Ferguson, Missouri do not have body-worn cameras. And many now question if the officers had one, would they know more ...  Visit website

Stanley Man Dead After Crash in Rockingham County

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) -- Virginia State Police confirm one person was killed Tuesday morning in a crash in northern Rockingham County. Cecil Virgil Alger, 77 ...  Visit website

Police searching for South Richmond armed robbery suspects

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police are looking for two men after an armed ...  Visit website

Gas leak prompts evacuation in South Richmond

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A gas leak in Richmond's south side prompted an evacuation ...  Visit website

Bank to consolidate 4 branches in Va., W.Va.

New Peoples Bank, Inc. plans to consolidate four branches in Virginia and West Virginia into other branches.    Honaker, Virginia-based New Peoples Bank says in a ...  Visit website

2 local teachers selected for SCORE Tennessee Educator Fellowship

The State Collaborative of Reforming Education (SCORE) has selected 22 teachers of its inaugural Tennessee Educator Fellowship. Two of the teachers are from our region. Valerie Love ...  Visit website

Goose Creek Valley Montvale Closed after Truck Fire

Bedford Co., VA - Goose Creek Valley Road in Bedford County is closed as crews clean up after a tractor trailer fire Tuesday morning. Montvale Fire ...  Visit website

Traffic Alert: Plantation Road in Roanoke Closed Due to Water Main Break

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>> School Bus Involved Accident in Campbell County School Bus Involved Accident in Campbell County Campbell Co., VA - A school bus has been ...  Visit website

Free School Supplies for Lynchburg Families

Lynchburg, VA - UMFS is helping Lynchburg families in need by giving out school supplies during Park View Mission's community dinner Wednesday from 4-6 p.m.Supplies ...  Visit website

BBB Alert: Utility Shutoff Scam Is Back

Roanoke, VA - According to the BBB, a phone scam involving phony utility company calls is back.In the scam, A business receives a phone call ...  Visit website

UPDATE: Rocky Mount Man Found Guilty of Child Abuse

Update: Shaquille Hancock has been found guilty of child abuse and endangerment through negligence, not intentionally.He will remain out on bond until he is sentenced ...  Visit website

Advancements in Technology Renew Investigation into 30-year-old Murder of Va. Trooper

Trooper Johnny Bowman RICHMOND, Va. -- Federal, state and local law enforcement are hopeful that advancements in forensic technology can shed new light on the 30-year-old ...  Visit website

Incoming EMU Freshman Killed in ATV Crash

FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) -- A Madison teenager killed Friday in a crash in Fluvanna County was scheduled to be an incoming freshman at Eastern ...  Visit website

Rockingham County Schools Go Digital

PENN LAIRD, Va. (WHSV) -- On Tuesday, kids in Rockingham County and Harrisonburg will go back to school, but this year students are not the ...  Visit website

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

By SUDHIN THANAWALAAssociated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef ...  Visit website

Virginia woman gets 15 years for child porn

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Suffolk woman has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for producing child pornography. ...  Visit website

Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96

By FRAZIER MOOREAP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer ...  Visit website

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