A helicopter lifts off from eastbound Interstate 66 near Markham where the suspect in the murders of a TV reporter and cameraman ran his car off the road during a police pursuit. The suspect,  Vester Lee Flanagan II, 41, of Roanoke, died later at the hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Rich Cooley/Daily

Shooting suspect dies following police pursuit

Vester Lee Flanagan, 41, of Roanoke, the suspect in the fatal shootings of a television reporter and cameraman earlier today in Moneta, Virginia, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a police pursuit on eastbound Interstate 66 near Markham.

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Hospital defends care of Smedley

August 26, 2015

The nurse caring for John H. Smedley Sr. at the time he began an abrupt descent toward death in Winchester Medical Center said he appeared to be progressing toward recovery when she left him to go to the restroom.

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Hosaflook getting resettled after return to Falcons

Central High School football coach Mike Yew gives instructions during a recent practice.  Rich Cooley/Daily
Central High School football coach Mike Yew gives instructions during a recent practice.  Rich Cooley/Daily

August 26, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Jordon Hosaflook last played football at Central High School his freshman season in 2012 and spent his last two years playing at Liberty High in Glen Daniel, West Virginia. Now entering his senior year, Hosaflook is back on the field for the Falcons.

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