United States

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: WFXR-TV

 2021-01-28 11:55 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

VDOT warns drivers to watch for slick spots on interstates and main roads, snow on secondary roads...

(WFXR) — Crews and contractors have been plowing and treating southwest Virginia's roads since Wednesday night in order to make the Thursday morning commute safe for motorists on a snowy day. As rain transitioned to snow overnight, officials say...

 2021-01-28 11:20 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Cloris Leachman of 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Phyllis' dies at 94...

Actress Cloris Leachman has died at 94, according to multiple reports....

 2021-01-28 11:08 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

More than 11,000 without power in New River Valley amid snowfall across region...

(WFXR) — Following hours of rain and snow overnight, more than 11,000 Appalachian Power customers in the New River Valley alone are waking up to outages Thursday morning. As of 5:58 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, Appalachian Power says at least 12,202 c...

 2021-01-28 10:45 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Apple urges users to install security upgrade to iPhones, iPads...

Apple is urging iPhone and iPad users to update their devices to fix security flaws that might have been "actively exploited" by hackers....

 2021-01-28 10:26 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Closures, delays, modified operations announced across southwest and central Virginia due to winter weather concerns...

(WFXR) — As snow falls across southwest and central Virginia, numerous schools and government facilities have modified their operations, announced delays, or closed their doors for the day. Here is a list of the modified operations, delays, and clos...

 2021-01-28 09:40 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Sen. Warner to work remotely due to COVID-19 exposure...

WASHINGTON (WAVY/WFXR) — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) will work remotely in the upcoming days after being exposed to a positive COVID-19 case. The senator's office made the announcement via email on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Warner has tested negativ...

 2021-01-28 09:34 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Pinpoint Weather: Snow ends, then windy and much colder...

If you can postpone your travels a few hours this morning, try to do so. Although the snow will end early this morning, slippery roads will likely remain an issue, especially along and west of the Parkway. The snow will end for most of the region before s...

 2021-01-28 07:20 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Girls H.S. Basketball : Parry McCluer beats Rockbridge County...

LEXINGTON, Va. (WFXR) — Parry McCluer beats Rockbridge County, 54-30...

 2021-01-28 07:14 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Girls H.S. Basketball : Northside beats Hidden Valley...

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va, (WFXR) — Northside girls beat Hidden Valley 59-22...

 2021-01-28 07:09 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Girls H.S. Basketball : Pulaski County beats Patrick Henry...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Pulaski County girls beat Patrick Henry 62-58....

 2021-01-28 07:03 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Boys H.S. Basketball : Parry McCluer beats Rockbridge County...

LEXINGTON, Va. (WFXR) — Parry McCluer boys beat Rockbridge County 97-25....

 2021-01-28 06:00 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Boys H.S. Basketball : Blacksburg boys beat Auburn...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Blacksburg beats Auburn 62-50 in boys basketball...

 2021-01-28 05:05 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Parham scores 23 to lift VMI over Western Carolina 87-61...

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) Greg Parham had 23 points as VMI easily defeated Western Carolina 87-61. Parham shot 5 for 7 from deep. He added six rebounds. Sean Conway had 14 points for VMI. Jake Stephens added 12 points, nine rebounds and four assists, and Kamdyn...

 2021-01-28 04:59 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Pinpoint Weather: Heavy snow overnight, morning commute will be impacted...

The complex storm system that has been marching across the country this week has made it to Virginia. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the snow and wind for a good portion of our viewing area. A Winter Storm Warning is...

 2021-01-28 04:51 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Virginia Tech Wrestling update...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — WFXR Sports David DeGuzman checks in on Virginia Tech head wrestling coach Tony Robie. Robie shares with us an update on the program as they are wrestling during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-01-28 04:15 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

No. 20 Hokies rebound from road loss to top Notre Dame 62-51...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Nahiem Alleyne led four Virginia Tech players in double figures with 15 points and the No. 20 Hokies rebounded from their previous road loss to control cold-shooting Notre Dame 62-51. Keve Aluma and Justyn Mutts had 14 points...

 2021-01-28 03:42 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

No. 20 Hokies rebound from road loss to top Notre Dame 62-51...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Nahiem Alleyne led four Virginia Tech players in double figures with 15 points and the No. 20 Hokies rebounded from their previous road loss to control cold-shooting Notre Dame 62-51. Keve Aluma and Justyn Mutts had 14 points...

 2021-01-28 03:19 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

As vaccine distribution ramps up, a local nonprofit works to provide COVID-19 resources for Spanish-speaking community...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A nonprofit organization is working hard to provide COVID-19 resources to Spanish-speaking communities. "It has been so difficult for our community," says Thania Torres, Volunteer and Service Coordinator at Casa Latina....

 2021-01-28 02:24 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Danville restaurant owner pleads guilty to fraud charges...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) The owner of Seafood & More in Danville has pleaded guilty on Wednesday in U.S. District Court to defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by exchanging cash for SNAP benefits. Bobby Lee James, 69 pleaded guilty ...

 2021-01-28 02:09 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

What happens when a state Senator is censured?...

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) The term "censure" has been in the news lately. At the national level, you may have heard calls for it to be used against Republican legislators who have been criticized for possibly instigating incursion into the Capitol buil...

 2021-01-28 02:04 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Hobby Lobby to end 40% off coupon at the end of February...

OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok. (KETK) Hobby Lobby fans, if you regularly bring your 40% off coupon with you to check out, at the end of February you will no longer be able to use it. According to the corporate headquarters, the arts, crafts, and home decor store will...

 2021-01-28 02:00 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Federal government unseals secret coronavirus reports, see your state's data...

Until Wednesday, these reports were not seen by the public, except in a few rare leaks....

 2021-01-28 01:52 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

General Assembly discusses requiring background check for anyone wanting to rent gun at shooting ranges...

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) Virginia lawmakers are being asked to approve a bill that would require a state background check for those wanting to rent a gun at a shooting range. The legislation comes after the suicides of two young men at a shooting range last J...

 2021-01-28 01:39 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Dogs reportedly thrown out of SUV in Giles County currently available for adoption...

GILES COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) Last week, the Giles County Animal Shelter posted on social media that two dogs were reportedly thrown out of a Ford Expedition along Route 460 in Rich Creek. Now, those dogs are available for adoption. Angel and Gracie are said t...

 2021-01-28 01:30 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

New River Health District says to expect a call back if you pre-registered to receive COVID vaccine...

(WFXR) The New River Health District is announcing that if you pre-registered to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, to expect a call back from health officials. The New River Valley Public Health Task Force says that up to 50-percent of all calls made to schedul...

 2021-01-28 01:19 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

VT police offer tips on securing your home after recent string of break-ins...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) Virginia Tech is offering tips for securing your home as concerns continue regarding a series of break-ins in Blacksburg. On Monday, Blacksburg Police announced that uniformed patrols had been added to apartment complexes and neighb...

 2021-01-28 01:04 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Virginia Tech study finds cows have minimal impact on greenhouse gas emissions...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — With the ongoing conversation of climate change in our current culture, our nation's dairy farmers were lumped into the mix of contributing factors to this global concern. Cows, which are ruminant animals, meaning they h...

 2021-01-28 01:03 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Here are the early Super Bowl prop bets...

Super Bowl prop bets have become as much a staple of the annual Big Game as beer and chicken wings....

 2021-01-28 00:51 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Biden: 'Waited too long to deal with climate crisis'...

"The Defense Department reported that climate change is a direct threat to more than two-thirds of the military...

 2021-01-27 23:32 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Virginia Senate censures state Sen. Amanda Chase with 24-9 vote...

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Virginia Senate voted 24-9 to censure state Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Chesterfield) following a long debate Wednesday over her past conduct and statements, including comments she specifically made in the aftermath of the deadly...

 2021-01-27 23:24 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Virginia gets grade of 'F' from American Lung Association in preventing tobacco use...

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) A new report by the American Lung Association isn't flattering for Virginia's effort in preventing tobacco use. This year's "State of Tobacco Control" report from the American Lung Association grades federal and st...

 2021-01-27 23:10 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Local Law Enforcement agencies discuss recruiting efforts...

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Recruiting has been a struggle for multiple law enforcement agencies including Roanoke County Police, State Police, and Bedford Police. So, leaders are having to get creative. Law enforcement leaders in our area agree th...

 2021-01-27 22:56 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Bernie Sanders' mittens, memes help raise $1.8 million for charity...

Sanders put the first of the so-called "Chairman Sanders" merchandise, including T-shirts, sweatshirts and stickers, on his website Thursday night and the first run sold out in less than 30 minutes...

 2021-01-27 22:54 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

D.C. statehood bill reintroduced in Congress...

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — Washington, D.C. has another chance at statehood, thanks to Senate Democrats who reintroduced legislation Wednesday. Statehood would give D.C. full representation in Congress. Senator Tom Carper of Delaware, who's leading the...

 2021-01-27 22:09 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Congress spars over need for more school funding in next relief bill...

President Joe Biden wants students to return to the classroom but said the logistics of going back to school safely will rely heavily on Congress....

 2021-01-27 21:51 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Renewed push in Congress to pass bill targeting domestic terrorism...

After the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, there is a renewed push to pass legislation aimed at cracking down on domestic terrorism....

 2021-01-27 21:39 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Bucs fans set to cheer inside, outside Super Bowl stadium...

Warren Sapp wishes fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could pack the stands for the first Super Bowl played in a host team's home stadium....

 2021-01-27 21:38 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Roanoke Valley Forecast...
 2021-01-27 21:37 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Central Virginia Forecast...
 2021-01-27 21:36 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Southside Virginia Forecast...
 2021-01-27 21:35 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

New River Valley Forecast...
 2021-01-27 21:34 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Alleghany Highlands Forecast...
 2021-01-27 19:45 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Concerns about appropriate content continue as TikTok changes privacy settings to protect younger users...

(WFXR) — TikTok recently announced plans to make changes to the app in order to create a safer experience for younger users. These changes are part of an attempt to provide additional guidance on the appropriateness of TikTok's content for users...

 2021-01-27 19:38 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

The Insurrection in Black and White hosted by the Harrison Museum of African American Culture...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Today on Loving Living Local, Kianna Price talked with Arnold Speaks, a board member of the Harrison Museum of African American Culture, about the Insurrection in Black and White event being hosted Thursday at 7 p.m. Latest Sto...

 2021-01-27 19:24 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Public and private group events hosted by Jump into Mystery...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Today on Loving Living Local, Kianna Price talked with Sabrina East, the Owner of Jump into Mystery, about the public and private events they host, and how you can sign up. Latest Stories:...

 2021-01-27 19:21 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Kansas City woman using TikTok to rate Chiefs players' swagger, fashion...

The Kansas City Chiefs are the best in the AFC, but are they the best dressed? A Kansas City woman is using TikTok to rate the players swag, or lack thereof....

 2021-01-27 19:14 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Southwest Virginia prepares for possibility of snow-covered roads through Thursday morning...

(WFXR) — Since winter weather is expected to impact parts of southwest Virginia over the next 24 hours, drivers are encouraged to plan ahead for potentially slick and snowy roads overnight and into the Thursday morning commute. According to the Virg...

 2021-01-27 19:04 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

How Hustle Haven is making working out fun and exciting...

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Today on Loving Living Local, Kianna Price talked with London Ray-Dykstra, the Founder of the Hustle Haven, about how they are making exercising fun and exciting for everyone with classes like hot yoga and biking. Latest Storie...

 2021-01-27 19:01 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Nationwide terrorism threat issued linked to 'racial and ethnic tensions' over immigration...

he head of the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin and heightened threat environment in the United States that he directly links to racial and ethnic tensions with regards to immigration...

 2021-01-27 18:58 

WFXR

[ FOX Roanoke ]

Mountain Valley Pipeline changes strategy on permits...

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Mountain Valley Pipeline says it will abandon plans to use a blanket permit to cross nearly 500 streams and wetlands. The Roanoke Times reported Tuesday that the project will instead apply for individual approvals for each crossi...

  • Need an account?  
    or