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Police seeking 18-year-old man charged with murder in Roanoke shooting death

Marcus Vernell Clark Jr. is charged with second-degree murder in the killing of Rashard Jessup, police spokeswoman Caitlyn Cline said. Police found the Roanoke man shot inside a house in the 700 block of 18th Street Northwest about 5 p.m. He was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-08-17 16:23:00

Police: Lynchburg mother arrested for child abuse after 1-year-old daughter dies

According to the Lynchburg Police Department, police officers responded to the Lynchburg General Hospital on Saturday after a child, who was 22 months old, was brought to the hospital by her mother.

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-08-17 12:33:00

Roanoke police looking for man wanted for early morning stabbing

ROANOKE- Roanoke Police are looking for George Allen, 41, of Roanoke after an early morning stabbing Friday.

WSLS - 2018-08-17 13:20:15

Strong storms possible today, more rain this weekend

ROANOKE, Va- Storm chances increase later in the afternoon as a system moves in from the west. We’ll start off dry on this Friday, but later in the afternoon/evening a few strong storms will be possible.

WSLS - 2018-08-17 08:56:57

18-year-old turns himself in after Melrose Avenue shooting

ROANOKE, Va.-UPDATEAhmee Williams turned himself in on Wednesday. He is now being held at the Roanoke City Jail without bond.ORIGINAL STORYRoanoke police are searching for the 18-year-old man they believe shot another 18-year-old Tuesday morning.Officers responded to the intersection of Melrose Aven

WSLS - 2018-08-16 12:49:57

Police searching for man who robbed Roanoke store at gunpoint

According to Roanoke County Police, the man entered the King Tobacco Store on Williamson Road. They say he showed his gun, demanded money from the clerk and then drove away from the scene in a dark-colored car with the stolen money.

WSLS - 2018-08-16 18:51:10

Pair sentenced for credit card skimming operations in Virginia, North Carolina

Yunior Manuel Torres-Blanco, 25, of Hialeah, Florida, was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison.


FBI looking to identify man seen in child porn video

A video depicting the unidentified man, known only as John Doe 40, was first noted by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children last October.


Salem union workers rally in support of new contract

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) --The contract between the USW Local 1023 Union and the Yokohama Tire Corporation will expire Wednesday at midnight.As of Wednesday afternoon, both sides remained far apart."Any concessions they're asking for, we try to fight against what they're asking and we try to get the best f

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-08-15 21:59:00

Handcuffed man who escaped Roanoke police car gets 7 months

Richard Thomas Hale, 35, pleaded no contest Wednesday to felony escape and to a separate charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-08-15 21:04:00

Can fog in August predict the number of snowy days in Winter?

If that's the case, we are in for it this winter. Fog has pretty much been a staple around these parts for the entire month. Don't worry too much though, we checked it out and it's not gospel by any means.

WSLS - 2018-08-16 12:14:21

Roanoke Police Officer rear ends a vehicle

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) --A Roanoke Police Officer rear-ended another vehicle while traveling on Orange Avenue in Roanoke.Authorities tell WDBJ7 that around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a Roanoke Police Officer was traveling in the westbound lanes in the 2400 block of Orange Avenue Northeast.Shortly after,

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-08-15 19:56:00

Roanoke police say shooting suspect is in custody

Ahmee Williams, 18, is being held without bond in the Roanoke City Jail on a charge of malicious wounding.

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-08-16 13:00:00

Salem's Yokohama employees continue work as contract expires

Union members picketed Wednesday afternoon as the 11:59 p.m. deadline loomed. Employees agreed to continue working past that deadline, setting a new deadline of 4 p.m. Friday. Ten News was there as overnight shift employees arrived in the parking lot to go to work. though, no agreement has been reac

WSLS - 2018-08-16 04:27:05

Police search for wanted man after Roanoke man sent to hospital from gunshot wound

Police say when officers arrived to the scene, they found Shakee Jones, 18, of Roanoke suffering from a gunshot wound. They say this gunshot wound was non-fatal. Jones was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.


Natalie Keepers pleads guilty to concealing Nicole Lovell's body

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va.- Natalie Keepers, the second person charged in the death of Nicole Lovell has pleaded guilty to concealing the teen's body on Tuesday afternoon.Lovell is the Blacksburg teen lured out her bedroom window and murdered in 2016.More HeadlinesKeepers' trial next scheduled development


Suspect in fatal Roanoke shooting arrested in N.J.

Shannon Lewis Walker, 29 of Roanoke was arrested Tuesday by U.S. Marshals at a home in Rahway, New Jersey, Roanoke police said on the department's Facebook page.


Shooting suspect surrenders in Henry County

The charges were in connection with an incident that took place early Friday morning. At approximately 1:20 a.m. Friday, the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Center received a call from SOVAH Health-Martinsville about a man brought in with multiple gunshot wounds. The 56-year-old victim, who lives on L


Former Roanoke City Councilman arrested for DWI, scheduled for trial

SALEM, Va. (WFXR News) - Court Rosen, a former Roanoke City Councilman, has been scheduled for trial after being charged with driving under the influence in Salem.


Business Intel: Cabo Fish Taco opens in downtown Roanoke

Buy NowThe new home ofCabo Fish Tacoat 14 Campbell Ave. in downtown Roanoke. The restaurant recently opened after several months of construction. One of the owners said he was searching for a Roanoke location for about two years, before discovering this spot, which used to house the restaurantMetro.