Double-Fatal Shooting Suspect Dead

The suspect in this morning’s double-fatal shooting has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the state’s secretary of public safety and homeland security.  The investigation is ongoing by Franklin County and State Police. State Police Sergeant Rick Garlits describes how Flanagan was spotted and stopped in northern Virginia: 08-26 Garlits Statement   Franklin County […]

Precautions Around Moneta Underway After Shooting

Bedford County Schools are on a permiter lockdown, a precautionary measure suggested by law enforcement. Roanoke County Schools have released a statement saying their buildings are locked and students will remain indoors today. Route 122 in Franklin County at Bridgewater Plaza is closed due to police activities.  A detour has been established for smaller vehicles […]

Search for Suspected Gunman Continues

Here is a screen shot of the suspected gunman who may have been involved with the deaths of WDBJ7 crew members this morning in Moneta. Please contact police immediately with any information or if you see anything suspicious.  Call 911 or the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 540-483-3000 Stay tuned to WLNI for the latest […]

Breaking News: WDBJ7 Crew Members Killed in Shooting

Breaking news this morning, WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward have been killed in a shooting at the Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta. The shooting happened during a live report. Parker was interviewing an official with the Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce when the shots rang out. At last word, the shooter is […]

Liberty Flames Football Playoff Win

The Liberty Flames football team made their first playoff appearance ever on Saturday.  The No. 20/23 Liberty Flames continued to make history on Saturday night, upending No. 15/15 James Madison, 26-21, to advance to the second round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs.  Congratulations to the Liberty Flames!