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Man dead following Roanoke shooting

One man is dead and another is injured as a result of what Roanoke police believe to be a home invasion. At 11: 48 a.m., police responded to the 1600 block of Eastern Avenue and found an adult male with gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, according to a

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-23 20:51:00

Police find two people shot after Roanoke shooting

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Police found two people shot in separate locations earlier today in Roanoke. The Police Department was called to the scene at around 12 p.m. to the 1600 block of Eastern Ave NE. When crews arrived at the scene they found one victim with a gunshot wound and the suspect(s) had

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-23 22:43:00

7-year-old hit by vehicle in Roanoke; recieved minor injuries

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) - A 7-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle Thursday evening in Roanoke. Police say it occurred around 5 p.m. at the 900 block of Stewart Ave SE. The victim's mother stated that he ran into the street and was hit by a red Sedan. The boy only suffered minor injuries on his legs. Poli

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-25 05:53:00

Man wanted after armed robbery in Botetourt Co.

BOTETOURT Co., Va. (WDBJ7) - The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office need your help in finding a suspect that allegedly robbed the Daleville Tobacco store on November 18. Deputies say the man entered the store, brandished a handgun and demanded cash. He then got away in what looked like a 2011 Toyota

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-24 22:58:00

Bobcat stuck in car grill rescued on Thanksgiving

RICHMOND, Va. -- The director of Richmond Animal Care and Control saved a bobcat that was hit by a car on Thanksgiving. Officials posted on Facebook that a person driving to work in Richmond Thursday morning knew that she had hit something. However, it was not until the woman parked at VCU that she

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-24 23:48:00

Several tree farms experiencing Christmas tree shortage

LAUREL FORK, Va. (WDBJ7) Now that Thanksgiving is over many people will be decorating for Christmas, if they haven't already. Instead of Black Friday shopping, some people opted to go hunting for a Christmas tree Friday, but it will be harder to find the perfect tree this year. You wouldn't guess it

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-25 01:26:00

Tiger shot and killed after escaping from Paris circus

PARIS -- Police in Paris say a tiger escaped from a circus in the city and roamed the streets of the French capital for "some time" before being killed. Police said that the big cat was "neutralized" by a staff member from the circus near a bridge over the River Seine, about 1.24 miles from the Ei

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-25 03:15:00

Franklin County Sheriff's Office continue to investigate carjacking, homicide

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate a carjacking, abduction, and homicide that they say happened Wednesday. According to a spokesman with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to a car crash turned carjacking Wednesday evening

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-11-25 04:12:00

Services set for mother, daughter killed in house fire

CORINTH, N.Y. (AP) - Funeral services are set for a mother of nine children and her 15-year-old daughter who died when a fire broke out at the family's home in the southern Adirondacks. Authorities in Corinth in Saratoga County say 39-year-old Tonya Slimmer and daughter Briaunna died from smoke inha

WBNG-TV - 2017-11-24 19:07:00

McArthur High Debate Team Excelling in Competitions at all Levels

The McArthur High School Debate Team is doing very well in local, state and national competitions, perhaps a direct result of a Broward County Public Schools initiative, strongly supported by Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie, to have competitive speech and debate programs in as many Broward scho

HOLLYWOODGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital to Match Pet Food Donations for Home-Bound Seniors Through December 16

For the 6th year, the VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital (VCAHAH) is generously partnering with Meals on Wheels for Companion Pets (BMOW) to match donations of pet food for home-bound seniors in Broward county. "This initiative grew out of a desire to give back to our community. Our partnership with Meal

HOLLYWOODGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Hollywood Police Department makes arrest in animal cruelty case

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - The Hollywood Police Department made an arrest Wednesday in the animal cruelty case involving a dog police officers found stabbed and beaten inside a blue suitcase. Brendan Evans, 31, was charged with aggravated animal cruelty, in the case of the dog later known as Ollie. The dog


After arrest of Ollie the pit bull's accused killer, animal rights group urges vigilance

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Ollie's horrific case in Hollywood concerned People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' activists worldwide. When the animal rights organization received news of the pit bull that had been stabbed dozens of times and stuffed into a suitcase, they donated $5,000 to help catch the

CLICK10.COM - 2017-11-24 16:17:30

12 Of 14 Nursing Home Deaths After Irma Ruled Homicides

AP Authorities say the deaths of 12 of the 14 Florida nursing home patients who died after Hurricane Irma have been ruled homicides. The Sun Sentinel reports that autopsy results from the Broward County medical examiner's office were released Wednesday. No arrests have been made. Police spokeswoman

WLRN.ORG - 2017-11-24 16:04:52

CarePredict tracks seniors' health for caregivers in a natural way

Headquarters: Plantation; also has an office in Silicon Valley. Concept: Elder care powered by artificial intelligence. Story: Health-technology veteran Satish Movva founded CarePredict to help him take care of his now 90- and 80-year-old parents. They live 10 miles away from where he lives in weste

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-11-24 15:33:00

Officers investigate reports of shots fired at Westland Mall in Hialeah

HIALEAH, Fla. - Police officers were investigating reports of shots fired at Westland Mall in Hialeah during a busy Black Friday. Witnesses reported seeing hundreds of people running out of the mall at 1675 W. 49 St. This is a developing story. HIALEAH, Fla. - Police officers were investigating r

CLICK10.COM - 2017-11-24 19:02:56

Westland Mall Evacuated Due to Police Activity

Westland Mall in Hialeah was evacuated Friday as a precaution due to heavy police activity. It is unclear at this time what exactly prompted the police to be sent to the mall. Police are currently investigating the situation. Hialeah police later gave the all-clear in the situation. Please check bac

NBC MIAMI - 2017-11-24 19:54:44

Fire strikes in residential area at Jersey Shore town

An early-morning blaze damaged at least one home early Friday morning in Sea Isle City. The fire was initially reported at 5:46 a.m., according to a spokesman for the Cape May County Emergency Management Communications Center. The blaze was at 91st Street and Pleasure Avenue, a largely residential a

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 16:08:32

Hereford 'Friends' Fear Ousting Bodes Ill for Lighthouse

NORTH WILDWOOD - The North Wildwood mayor and City Council announced a plan that would replace an independent group that manages the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse with a municipal commission by Dec. 31. Mayor Patrick Rosenello said the decision was a result of "management issues" from the Friends of th

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-11-24 21:38:00

Flames Engulf 3 SIC Homes

SEA ISLE CITY - Fire damaged at least one home in Sea Isle City during the early morning hours of Nov. 24. The fire occurred in the 9100 block Pleasure Avenue, according to Herald reader Mike Duffy. Duffy said three homes were involved, and appeared to be unoccupied, but that could not be confirmed.

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:18:00