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Long-awaited affordable housing complex opens in Blacksburg

“We saw the ad, and then spoke with Mat. He set us up,” Sheppard, 55, said. “It’s got all the accommodations you need in one place. Washer, dryer, we love it.”

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-20 11:00:00

Roanoke juvenile shot Friday was trying to steal motorcycle, police say

John Billett, 47, of Blue Ridge, told police he met with 20-year-old Rodnicka Richardson to sell her the vehicle. During that meeting, Richardson was joined by Khalil Graves, 20, of Roanoke, and a juvenile male, police said.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-19 13:43:00

Police need your help finding missing Virginia man

RICH CREEK, VA (WVNS) -- The Rich Creek Virginia Police Department is looking for help locating a missing man, Bill Chop Jr.

WVNT-TV - 2018-05-19 20:05:04

Bedford dispatch says Route 460 is blocked due to a mudslide.

Bedford County dispatch confirms a mudslide is blocking parts of Route 460.Dispatch added the debris is near where Routes 122 and 460 meet.Drivers are encouraged to be cautious.We'll keep you updated on traffic delays and changes.Copyright 2018 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.

WSLS - 2018-05-20 01:58:12

Royal Wedding watch party in Blacksburg

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7)They say rain on your wedding day is good luck, so hopefully, we had enough rain here in Blacksburg to send good luck across the pond!“That rain was coming down I know a lot of people arrived early, and we let them in the hallway so their hats didn’t get ruined. But that’s som

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-05-20 09:16:00

Wythe women face sex-related charges involving juvenile

Rachael Lindsey Groseclose, 27, of Wytheville and Sierra Dawn Williams, 25, of Rural Retreat were arrested on May 12 following a Wythe County Sheriff’s Office investigation.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-05-19 10:00:00

Roanoke police investigating reported shooting on Salem Avenue

ROANOKE, Va.- Police are investigating a possible shooting in Roanoke Friday evening.Roanoke dispatch received the call about 6:30 p.m. about a person with a reported gunshot wound in the 1300 block of Salem Avenue SW.Stay with us for more on this breaking story.Copyright 2018 by WSLS 10 - All right

WSLS - 2018-05-18 23:00:13

Man shot in neck after an online meet up in Roanoke

From Roanoke Police:Friday, May 18, 2018 at 6:30pm, Roanoke Police responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 12thSt. SW and Salem Ave. SW. On arrival, officers located a juvenile male who had been shot in the neck.

WFIRNEWS.COM - 2018-05-19 11:41:36

Person shot in apparent Roanoke robbery

Buy NowPolice investigate the scene of a shooting outside a store located 12th Street and Salem Avenue on Friday evening.ANDREW ADKINS | The Roanoke TimesOne person was wounded by a gunshot Friday night near the corner of 12th Street and Salem Avenue in Roanoke’s West End neighborhood, city police s

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-18 23:33:00

Salem man sentenced to 8 years for sex trafficking

Shawn Paul Paisley, 48, was talking to an undercover Franklin County deputy who was posing as a 15-year-old girl. Paisley tried to entice the "girl" to engage in prostitution.

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They acted nervous in a car with expired tags; now face meth charges

Two people face drug charges after deputies checked out their car at a Boones Mill convenience store. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says its personnel were looking into illegal drug dealing last Friday night when they found two people acting nervous in a car with expired tags. 29-year-old Cry

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Roanoke County police investigate bank robbery in Hollins area

A surveillance camera image of the robbery suspect.Submitted photoA man with no gun but what must be a wig took an undisclosed amount of money from a Roanoke County bank Thursday morning.The robbery was reported at the SunTrust Bank on Williamson Road in the Hollins area, according to county police.

ROANOKE TIMES

Two charged after man shoots juvenile in self-defense during motorcycle sale gone wrong, police say

Officers spoke with a 47-year-old Blue Ridge man who told them that he had made arrangements online to meet with 20-year-old Rodnicka Richardson, of Roanoke, to sell a motorcycle.

WSLS - 2018-05-19 04:03:52

Woman claims man attacked her in the street

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - Beckley Police are investigating a case where a man attacked a woman in the street on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. It happened on Alexander Ave. at around 9:30 p.m.

WVNT-TV

Christiansburg native serves with the U.S. Navy half a world away

A Christiansburg, Virginia, native and 2010 Hargrave Military Academy High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy with the forward-deployed unit, Naval Beach Unit 7.

MONTCOVA.COM - 2018-05-18 20:46:34

LewisGale sued for race discrimination by security employees

In a suit brought Wednesday against the Salem hospital, the five also seek wages and overtime pay allegedly withheld. This part of the case should be opened to past and present employees with similar claims as an “opt-in collective action,” according to the filing in Roanoke federal court.

ROANOKE TIMES

Flood warning extended to 3:30 a.m. as rains continue

At 9:29 p.m. National Weather Service in Blacksburg, Va., issued a Flash Flood Warning for...Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina...Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina...until 3:30 a.m. Saturday.The warning came as a previous warning was set to expire.

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-05-19 02:21:00

I-581 ramp closed on Peters Creek Road

ROANOKE, Va.- The ramp from I-581 South in Roanoke is closed on Peters Creek Road.Heavy rain overnight has prompted flash flood warnings throughout the area.

WSLS

Two Men Wanted for Askin Street Murder Arrested in Roanoke

In the early morning hours of May 16th, Martinsville Police investigators received information about a possible location of Brandon Thomas and Adrian Watkins in Roanoke, Virginia. The US Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Roanoke Police Department were contacted and immediately went to the location an

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Starlite Drive-In cancels Flashback Thursday movies temporarily

10 News spoke with the drive-in's owner, Peggy Beasley, about the change. She said it's just temporary and that the drive-in wanted to focus on its weekend shows until the town noise ordinance issue calms down.

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