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UPDATED: Two brothers arrested in connection to two girls found in burned-out car

UPDATED: Woman charged with prostitution at Salem salon

HEALTH
Rod Belcher | August 24, 2012
Dr. Burton agrees that cost issues are a major difference between ER treatment and urgent care options. “There is a substantial price difference, but it depends upon the medical problem and what level of treatment is required before you can make that comparison,” Dr. Burton says. “In general, urgent care charges are less. The ER is equipped to handle much more complicated, costly interventions.” There are other reasons visiting an emergency room for a relatively minor situation may cost you significantly more than visiting your primary care physician or an urgent care facility.
WEATHER
Meteorologist Brent Watts | July 11, 2012
You bought a generator during the recent power outage. The power is back on, so now what do you do with it? "It's mainly with first-time generator owners," says Steve Wirt , a technician at Outdoor Power Equipment in Roanoke, Virginia. "If you make the mistake once, you won't do it again. " Here's a few tips that will keep your generator running when you need it the most. MISTAKE #1 |  NOT ENOUGH POWER When looking to purchase a generator, most will make a decision based on the wallet, rather than what they need to run.  A small generator of about 3,000 watts can run a few lights, fans and a refrigerator.
NEWS
Holly Pietrzak and New River Valley Newsroom Chief | October 29, 2010
The ghost stories of the three sisters in black have hung around Christiansburg for more than a century now.     The trio was known for their dark attire.     Mary Snead, Caroline Martin and Virginia Wardlaw were educators who ran the old Montgomery Female Academy in the early 1900's.     The old building is gone....in its place now the Old Christiansburg Middle School - currently housing Blacksburg Middle School students.     The women were notorious for killing off relatives for insurance money.
NEWS
Jean Jadhon | May 23, 2012
Liberace, Rock Hudson, and Ryan White are three names associated with AIDS. Since the 1980's, 600,000 people have died of AIDS, but you don't hear much about it these days. The scary reality is that there is no cure and the number of new HIV cases is rising in Southwest Virginia. "You don't see the faces of people who are gone and look very ill on television anymore. You don't hear a lot about it," said Elaine Martin, the HIV Prevention Director with the Virginia Department of Health.
NEWS
Jean Jadhon and WDBJ-TV Anchor/Reporter | April 6, 2011
One local bride won't just take steps to the altar this Saturday, but she'll also take steps earlier in the day that are a start to her whole new life. Hunter Flannagan's ready for her wedding all the way down to the bottom of her shoes which have stickers with the words "I" and "do" pasted on .  After all this wedding was supposed to happen months ago. " We had an original wedding date of September 25th," Hunter Flannagan explained.  " And we postponed it due to my chemo(therapy)
NEWS
Meteorologist Brent Watts | March 7, 2013
Some prefer city or town water. Others, well water. If you ask David Crawford, he'll tell you the best tasting water comes off your roof. He's a little partial. His company, Rainwater Management Solutions on Riverside Drive in Salem, began over a decade ago. At first, he sold rain barrels to homeowners wishing to collect water from their gutters to water their lawns and plants. Through the years, the concept has remained the same, but Crawford's operation has grown to produce much more complex systems, that have attracted some very big names.
NEWS
WDBJ7 Web Staff | March 12, 2013
One of the stars of the TV show “Moonshiners” has been arrested for public intoxication in Danville. Steven Ray Tickle was arrested Thursday in a convenience store parking lot. Police were originally called to Charley's Stop and Shop on Franklin Turnpike in Danville around 2:40 p.m. Thursday after a complaint about a man drinking in a vehicle. Investigators say they saw Tickle drinking from an open container. According to a news release, an officer smelled alcohol while approaching the car. After Tickle was unable to make arrangements for someone to pick him up, he was arrested for being drunk in public.
NEWS
Meteorologist Brent watts | December 23, 2011
The first year of WDBJ7's "Light Up Your Hometown" contest produced nearly 50 amazing entries from all over Central and Southwest Virginia. Thousands of you voted on your favorite lights, and we now have a our winning entry. Congratulations to the Ford Family from Hot Springs! Their display on 97 Grandview Road in Hot Springs is the creation of 15 year-old, Jordan. He has been creating the display for the past 5 years. According to his Grammy, he asks for decorations, lights, blowups, etc for his birthday and Christmas.
NEWS
WDBJ7 Web Staff | February 7, 2012
Two brothers charged in connection to the deaths of two women have been indicted by a North Carolina grand jury. John Willis, 21, and his brother Aaron Willis, 16, were indicted Monday on charges related to the murders of Jessica Walker and Taylor Queen. John Willis was indicted on charges for first-degree murder of Taylor Queen, first-degree murder of Jessica Walker, and two counts of concealment of death/disturbing human remains. Walker had ties to the Danville area. Aaron Willis was indicted on two accessory after the fact charges related to the murders.
NEWS
Melissa Gaona and Multimedia Journalist | January 15, 2012
The cold winter months can make it difficult for landscapers to find work. Most rely on plowing and shoveling snow to get through the winter.   Landscapers News7 talked to said that over the years, they've learned to offer a variety of services. So instead of just doing maintenance like mowing lawns or planting, landscapers have also had to learn other trades.              The spring season is always a busy time for landscapers.
NEWS
May 18, 2010
UPDATED: Wednesday, 5:30p.m. How far is too far to go to make an arrest? It's a question many of you have asked News7 since Tuesday night when we told you about an undercover sting operation in Salem. A woman was arrested last week for prostitution at the "K-nail and hair salon" on West Main street. According to a search warrant - a sworn court document - the woman removed the uncover officer's underwear and started to perform a sex act on him before she was arrested.
NEWS
Tim Saunders and WDBJ Staff | December 4, 2012
The jury is now deliberating the case.  --------------- Closing arguments are now underway in the Wesley Earnest case. DAY NINE: November 19, 2010 Testimony ended Friday morning with the conclusion of the defense case and a surprising revelation from Earnest, who claims he entered his wife's house before her death without her permission. The admission came as Earnest re-took the stand for cross-examination.  Prosecutors asked Earnest about a time in 2006 when he entered Jocelyn Earnest's Pine Bluff home uninvited.  Wesley admitted to climbing in through a window.  At this point, Jocelyn had changed the locks on her home and Wesley was unable to gain entry through a doorway.  While in the home, prosecutors asked Earnest if he wrote on a "timeline," to which Earnest did not recall.
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