Roanoke bank robbed, suspect sought

Roanoke bank robbed, suspect sought
From Roanoke Police: On January 18, 2019 just after 4:30 pm Roanoke Police responded to a report of a Bank Robbery in the 2000 block ...
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I-81 toll opponents threaten lawsuit if toll bill passes

I-81 toll opponents threaten lawsuit if toll bill passes
Opponents of plans to implement tolls on Interstate 81 in Virginia say doing so would be unconstitutional, and they indicate they are ready to sue ...
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Women’s March on Roanoke back for a third time

Women's March on Roanoke back for a third time
The third Women's March on Roanoke tomorrow includes a series of other events as well - with a focus on getting more women involved in ...
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Carilion enlarges footprint in downtown Roanoke

Carilion enlarges footprint in downtown Roanoke
Carilion Clinic's footprint in downtown Roanoke just got larger with the purchase of the former First National Exchange Bank building at the corner of Jefferson ...
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Two charged with sexual abuse, murder of two-year-old boy

Two charged with sexual abuse, murder of two-year-old boy
The mother of two-year-old Steven Meek II, who recently died from unspecified injuries in Christiansburg, has now been charged with more crimes including sodomy and ...
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Government shutdown also effecting researchers at Virginia Tech

Government shutdown also effecting researchers at Virginia Tech
Federal employees are not the only ones feeling the effects of the partial government shutdown. Researchers at Virginia Tech are also dealing with funding issues, ...
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UPDATE: Victim of fatal car-truck accident identified

UPDATE: Victim of fatal car-truck accident identified
UPDATED NEWS RELEASE: The identity of the driver of the Toyota Corolla was James Patrick Edwards, 29 years of age from Elliston.  He was pronounced dead ...
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Dawgs home tonight; legendary Ferrum football coach passes away

Dawgs home tonight; legendary Ferrum football coach passes away
The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs have a home game tonight against Fayetteville before hitting the road for three games.  And legendary retired Ferrum football coach ...
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Two arrests in connection with drug investigation in Franklin Co.

Two arrests in connection with drug investigation in Franklin Co.
From Franklin County Sheriff's Office: On 1/3/2019, Investigators with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation in to the illegal distribution of narcotics in ...
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McAuliffe uses state PAC to help Iowa, New Hampshire Dems

McAuliffe uses state PAC to help Iowa, New Hampshire Dems
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has used his old state political action committee to raise big money and cut checks to ...
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Roanoke Valley home sales reach highest number since 2006

Roanoke Valley home sales reach highest number since 2006
Roanoke Valley home sales last year reached their highest number since 2006. Realtors say that is a sign of a healthy economy, because when homes ...
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Dawgs head coach Dan Bremner on the search for consistency

Dawgs head coach Dan Bremner on the search for consistency
The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs have a home game tonight against Fayetteville before hitting the road for three games. The Dawgs won two in a ...
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SCLC chapter sponsors MLK youth parade, program on Monday

SCLC chapter sponsors MLK youth parade, program on Monday
Monday marks the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Junior day observance - more than 50 years after his death. More on an annual youth parade ...
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Mom of dead two-year-old boy charged with sex crimes

Mom of dead two-year-old boy charged with sex crimes
The mother of a two-year-old Christiansburg boy who recently died from unspecified injuries is now charged with sex crimes. 25-year-old Kayla Thomas faces charges that ...
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Dream Bowl weekend brings college football standouts to town

Dream Bowl weekend brings college football standouts to town
The dream of playing at the next level for football players at smaller schools could be realized via two games returning to the valley. More ...
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Williams brothers are now Fleming Hall of Famers

Williams brothers are now Fleming Hall of Famers
The William Fleming High School Hall of Fame has several new members - including twin brothers Ramon and Damon Williams, who played basketball together for ...
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Total lunar eclipse visible late Sunday night — weather permitting

Total lunar eclipse visible late Sunday night -- weather permitting
This coming Sunday night into Monday morning a rare ‘super wolf blood moon’ should be on full display and unlike a solar eclipse, you don’t ...
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Brent Stevens At The Movies: “On the Basis of Sex”

Brent Stevens At The Movies: "On the Basis of Sex"
Now here's Brent Stevens from Hollins University "At the Movies" with what's new at the historic Grandin Theatre - "On the Basis of Sex" is ...
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Local Colors part of the Gateways for Growth process

Local Colors part of the Gateways for Growth process
Several local non-profits that deal with immigrants and refugees on a regular basis are also working with Roanoke City to draw that population closer to ...
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Bill with Roanoke roots finds legislative limbo in Richmond

Bill with Roanoke roots finds legislative limbo in Richmond
A State Senate committee has essentially killed a bill championed by Roanoke Senator John Edwards and supported in person by Roanoke's city treasurer. At issue ...
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