El Torito does a top rope move on Micro Tiger during the Micro Wrestling Federation event at Parkway Brewing Company in Salem on Jan. 9. El Torito was the champion of the event which included a cast of Micro superstars under five feet tall.

Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke

Maverick Johnston (from left), 7, Naomi Lankford, 6, and Lydia Lankford, 10, re-enact Norman Rockwell’s painting titled “Art Critic,” at the Taubman Museum of Art on Wednesday. “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” is on exhibit at the museum until June 12.

El Torito does a top rope move on Micro Tiger during the Micro Wrestling Federation event at Parkway Brewing Company in Salem on Jan. 9. El Torito was the champion of the event which included a cast of Micro superstars under five feet tall.

recovering addict, mom with baby

Maddie Ross, 27, plays with her son, Dexter as she returns home from a six-month residential substance abuse treatment program. Ross was homeless, suicidal and thought she would die by age 27 from her opioid and alcohol addiction, then she became pregnant. "I think it really took Dexter coming into my life to see the world in a better perspective," said Ross.

flood in Roanoke, breaking news

Ashley Hill, 24, of Roanoke and John Joplin, 74, of Rocky Mount, make calls from their cars while waiting to be rescued from a Roanoke Fire-EMS swift water rescue team. Rainfall covered much of Southwest Virginia, causing massive flooding.

Old Fiddler's Convention in Galax

A couple is seen sharing a moment while waiting for food at the Old Fiddler's Convention. The week-long event originated in 1935 to raises money for the Galax Moose Lodge. It is now the worlds oldest and largest fiddlers convention.

wildfire Carbondale Colorado

Aspen Fire Department volunteer Josh Burnaman battles a wildfire that spread 300 acres.

Politics in Buena Vista

Democrats were few and far between at Buena Vista’s Labor Day celebrations Monday that traditionally signal the kick-off of fall campaign season.

Looking toward Bent Mountain in Roanoke County, a long exposure shows stars setting toward the northwest. Sky watchers had a chance to view the Perseid meteor shower, which peaked late in the week and continued over the weekend over most of Southwest Virginia.

Big Horn Sheep graze Sunday morning by Crystal River in Carbondale.

Flight for life in Aspen, Colorado

Patrick Mahany, with Flight For Life flies towards the Maroon Bells on Thursday morning. The helicopter has just enough room to fit a stretcher for a rescued victim.

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recovering addict, mom with baby

Maddie Ross, 27, plays with her son, Dexter as she returns home from a six-month residential substance abuse treatment program. Ross was homeless, suicidal and thought she would die by age 27 from her opioid and alcohol addiction, then she became pregnant. "I think it really took Dexter coming into my life to see the world in a better perspective," said Ross.