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Survivor of 2015 on-air shooting sues Virginia TV station

The only survivor of a 2015 attack where a disgruntled former employee shot and killed two Virginia journalists is suing the television station whose on-camera interview she was appearing in.

Partner of murdered TV reporter wins Virginia election

A former Virginia news anchor whose journalist girlfriend was fatally shot during a live broadcast in 2015 has defeated a Republican incumbent for a seat in the statehouse.

Mourners to pay tribute to slain television cameraman

A high school in Roanoke, Virginia, is opening its doors to the community to celebrate the life of alumni Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman who was slain last week on live TV.

Father of Columbine victim addresses mental illness and violence

The father of a Columbine victim is speaking out about mental illness awareness and violence.

News crew shooter’s family offers condolences

The family of the gunman who fatally shot a reporter and cameraman during a live broadcast has issued a statement offering condolences to the victims' loved ones.

Local law enforcement talks workplace violence after fatal shooting

A fatal shooting in Virginia Wednesday raises questions about workplace violence, but not just for news crews.

Virginia news crew fatally shot on air; gunman dead after shooting self

A reporter and photographer at a Virginia TV station were fatally shot while doing a live shot Wednesday morning. The man who shot them, a former reporter at the station, is also dead after shooting himself.

Who was Alison Parker? She was your friend

The news of the murder live on-air of a Virginia news crew has shaken newsrooms across the country and around the world. Here at WWAY, it's been an especially painful morning for Managing Editor Elizabeth Bynum, who not only knew one of the victims, but called her a friend. Elizabeth shares her thoughts.

Details emerge about two shooting victims

Details are emerging about the two victims of this morning's shooting that took the lives of two TV station employees in Virginia.

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Police investigating social media posts involving serial rapist near UNCW

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Pender County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Burgaw

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Burgaw Thursday afternoon.

US traffic deaths fell 2% in 2019; 3rd straight yearly drop

The government's road safety agency says U.S. traffic deaths fell for the third straight year in 2019.

Parrots forced to separate at zoo for excessive swearing

A British wildlife sanctuary has been forced to separate five parrots who wouldn't stop swearing at visitors.