I love dogs. I grew up with dogs. My mother and sister train therapy dogs. You could say we are “dog people”.Read More
We hear stories about hot car deaths in children more often than we can stand.
Not all deaths occur because someone left a sleeping infant in a car.Read More
Roanoke, VA police are searching for a 2000-2002 Chevy Cavalier and the person who was driving it in the early hours of July 5, 2014 on Shenandoah Avenue.Read More
21 year old Darren Hankins and 20 year old Alexander Hable died in separate accidents this past weekend.Read More
According to the Roanoke Times, one adult and one child were struck by a train in Smyth County near Chilhowie, VA on Sunday and killed. The adult and two children were walking along the trestle when the train came. Representatives from Norfolk Southern estimated that it would take the train approximately one mile to stop.Read More
This spring has brought us some notable hit and run bicycle accidents. The first, occurring on 122 in Bedford County, Virginia killed Sean McQuaid. The second, occurring on Franklin Road in Roanoke City also killed another man, Earl Wright. Sadly, another hit and run accident occurred on June 4 near Lexington, VA seriously injuring an experienced cyclist, Wes Wilmer.Read More
The driver of a late model SUV crashed head on into two teens driving on Northbound I-81 in Montgomery County Saturday afternoon.Read More
Tragically, a Roanoke man was killed late Saturday night when a rifle he was handling went off. At the time of this posting, it is unknown if the victim was cleaning the gun or simply moving it. But what we do know is that the incident has been ruled a fatal accident.Read More
With the recent death of 7 year old, Shane Nichols of Burnt Chimney, VA, firearm safety should be on everyone’s mind.Read More
Tragically, in the United States a child or teen dies or is injured from guns every 30 minutes.
Yesterday, a 7 year old child from Burnt Chimney was accidentally shot and killed. The Roanoke Times is reporting today that police believe the boy’s 12 year old brother was handling the firearm at a neighbor’s house when it fired. Now, I first want to say that I am not an anti-gun person. I own firearms and have a concealed weapon permit. However, if you choose to own firearms, you have the responsibility to secure those firearms from all children. In fact, any time you allow other children in your house, you have a duty to supervise them and keep them from any dangers in your house or on your property.Read More