Roanoke police are still looking for the pickup truck and driver connected to a hit and run that sent a woman to the hospital Tuesday night. Police say the woman was hit as she walked near the 2200 block of Melrose Avenue, near Orange Avenue, shortly before 9:00 p.m. The Roanoke Police Department on Wednesday released a photo of a suspect vehicle that may have been involved in the hit and run.
ConAgra Foods has voluntarily recalled a limited number of packages of its Andy Capp’s Hot Fries flavor product. They may contain the Andy Capp’s Cheddar Fries flavor, which would include an undeclared allergen, soy. Anyone who has an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy runs the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product was shipped to retail food distributors in three states for distribution to retail stores in Virginia and seven other states.
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An overnight Ferrum College campus lockdown has been lifted and students are asked to resume normal activities. Just before 6:00 a.m. officials said students were free to move around campus as usual and that exams would proceed as scheduled. Ferrum College Police, Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies and Virginia State Police continue to investigate an attempted armed robbery and robbery of a wallet at gunpoint last night. Campus police responded to the first call around 9:15. The second call came in while police were taking the first report.
The Obama campaign has released details on former President Bill Clinton’s stop tonight (Saturday) in Roanoke. The Clinton event will be at Patrick Henry High School at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. You have to have a ticket to get into the event, but they are free. You can click here for a direct link on the Obama campaign website to sign up for an e-mail to get an e-ticket.
UPDATE: Roanoke police say they have arrested the suspect in an early Saturday morning stabbing. The police department says Alex Hamm turned himself in to police around 8:45 p.m. Monday. He is charged with the murder of Anthony Hall.
Roanoke police are looking for Alex Daniel Paul Hamm, 36, of Roanoke. A warrant for Hamm has been obtained for the Sept. 15, 2012 murder of Anthony Dale Hall, 27, of Roanoke. Officers found Hall stabbed around 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Bridge Street in southwest Roanoke. That’s near the Bridge Street Grille. Hall died at the hospital and police suspect Hamm of the stabbing death. If you know the whereabouts of Hamm, you’re asked to call 911 immediately.