• Rebel flag stirs protests ahead of Virginia city’s parade

    The prospect of a Confederate battle flag flying in a holiday parade in Roanoke has prompted civil rights officials to call on the city to ban the Civil War symbol of the South.

  • Police investigate death of inmate at Roanoke jail

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of an inmate at the Roanoke City Jail. The Roanoke City Sheriff’s Office tells media outlets that a deputy found Stephen Patrick Haga hanging by a…