Another shooting incident in Roanoke today

Another shooting incident in Roanoke today
(from Roanoke PD) On October 29, 2020 at approximately 3:15pm, Roanoke Police responded to reports of a person with a gunshot wound in the 2500 ...
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UPDATE: One man, three women shot – still no arrests

UPDATE: One man, three women shot - still no arrests
UPDATED NEWS RELEASE: After further investigation, Roanoke Police determined that all four victims in this incident were struck by gunfire. The victims are an adult ...
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VMI to remove Stonewall Jackson statue

VMI to remove Stonewall Jackson statue
During its meeting today the Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors voted unanimously to remove the statue of Confederate Lt. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson from ...
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Racing all weekend at Martinsville

Racing all weekend at Martinsville
The NASCAR race series are all winding down towards Championship weekend in Phoenix next weekend - but this weekend the action is at Martinsville- with ...
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Northam, Herring applaud ruling authorizing Lee statue removal

Northam, Herring applaud ruling authorizing Lee statue removal
Virginia's governor and attorney general are applauding a judge's ruling this week that the state has the authority to remove the Robert E. Lee statue ...
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Falwell sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation

Falwell sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University two months after resigning amid a series of scandals. Fallwell is alleging the evangelical ...
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Roanoke Mayoral candidate will sleep outside with the homeless tonight

Roanoke Mayoral candidate will sleep outside with the homeless tonight
Martin Jeffrey, a write-in candidate for Roanoke City Mayor, will join others, including some homeless Roanokers to sleep outside tonight - raining or not - ...
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VDH reporting 90 new coronavirus cases in the Roanoke Valley

VDH reporting 90 new coronavirus cases in the Roanoke Valley
According to the latest numbers released this morning by The Virginia Department of Health there are 90 new confirmed or probable coronavirus cases and 2 ...
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Eight Roanoke City Council candidates compete for three seats on Tuesday

Eight Roanoke City Council candidates compete for three seats on Tuesday
8 candidates for 3 seats up for re-election on Roanoke City Council - that's what is at stake on Election Day next Tuesday. WFIR's Gene ...
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Bowers on independent bid for 5th term as Mayor

Bowers on independent bid for 5th term as Mayor
Many will recall that during David Bowers' long tenure on Roanoke City Council and then as the 4-term Mayor, there was always a "D" after ...
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Missing almost 4 months: Where is Jeneen Valentine?

Missing almost 4 months: Where is Jeneen Valentine?
NEWS RELEASE: The Henry County Sheriff’s Office continues to request the public’s assistance in locating an individual that has been missing since July 3, 2020.  ...
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Roanoke County Police Conducting Murder Investigation; suspect caught

Roanoke County Police Conducting Murder Investigation; suspect caught
Roanoke County Police are conducting a murder investigation after 31 year old Julian Brown of Roanoke County was found dead from gunshot wounds late Monday ...
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Expected hurricane remnants prompt Flood Watch for region

Expected hurricane remnants prompt Flood Watch for region
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the region, with the rainy remnants of Hurricane Zeta expected to pass over us tomorrow ...
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Northam threatens to reinstate COVID restrictions in SW Virginia

Northam threatens to reinstate COVID restrictions in SW Virginia
Governor Northam says COVID-19 case numbers are increasing at a higher rate in southwest Virginia than in other regions of the state, and he says ...
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Northam signs laws on police and criminal justice reform

Northam signs laws  on police and criminal justice reform
(from Governor's office) RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced he has signed new laws he says will significantly advance police and criminal justice reform in Virginia ...
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Former long time Mayor David Bowers seeks a return

Former long time Mayor David Bowers seeks a return
Former long time Roanoke Mayor David Bowers is back in the arena - again seeking his old seat against incumbent Mayor Sherman Lea Sr. Live ...
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Governor Northam yearbook scandal not forgotten in Roanoke

Governor Northam yearbook scandal not forgotten in Roanoke
At the Democratic rally yesterday, there were literal signs that Roanokers are still mad at Governor Northam for the blackface/KKK photo that he says was ...
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Betts helps Dodgers to World Series win; ex Tech QB learning TE position

Betts helps Dodgers to World Series win; ex Tech QB learning TE position
Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera on one bright spot this season - former Virginia Tech quarterback turned tight end Logan Thomas. WPLY-MIN ...
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Photos: Governor’s Democratic Roanoke rally and protesters

Photos: Governor's Democratic Roanoke rally and protesters
Governor Northam and other state Democrats took part in a rally yesterday to support Roanoke City Democratic candidates. Along with party faithful, some supporters of ...
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Northam calls on voters to support Roanoke City Democrats

Northam calls on voters to support Roanoke City Democrats
Governor Northam and other state Democrats took part in a rally yesterday to support Roanoke City Democratic candidates WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more: 10-28 Northam ...
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