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Animal advocacy group targets Mill Mountain Zoo

An animal advocacy group is targeting the Mill Mountain Zoo in its campaign to draw attention to animals used for entertainment.

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 07:45pm EDT

Tags: zoo

Man sentenced to life in Va. capital murder case

A man convicted of capital murder has been sentenced to life in prison in the beating death of a former high school classmate.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 03:15pm EDT


Agreement to bring passenger rail to Roanoke

Gov. Bob McDonnell says passenger train service is heading to Roanoke for the first time in more than 30 years.

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 04:06pm EST

Tags: Amtrak, Bob McDonnell, train

Iowa suburb chooses Virginia man as police chief

Monday - 12/16/2013, 04:30pm EST


150 at Roanoke school to be tested for TB

Roanoke health officials have identified 150 students and employees at a high school who might have been exposed to tuberculosis.

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 02:51pm EST

Tags: tuberculosis,

Prosecutors dealt blow in Va. beating death case

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 07:00pm EDT

Tags: Crime,

More than 2 dozen rescued from rising Va. waters

Storms have caused flash floods in sections of Roanoke, requiring the rescue of more than two dozen people.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 09:07pm EDT

Tags: flooding, storms, rescue,

Box of cremated remains found at Folly Beach

The director of a funeral home says cremated remains found in box at Folly Beach will be returned to the family.

Thursday - 07/04/2013, 02:13pm EDT

Tags: cremation

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