The Roanoke City Council approved almost doubling what the city pays a struggling company that provides recycling services so that it can keep its recycling program going.
Roanoke has officially renamed the city’s courthouse after civil rights leader Oliver Hill.
A new campaign has launched in Virginia to help pregnant mothers who abuse opioids or other drugs. Several groups have partnered to launch an effort to connect women with recovery programs.
Andy, father of WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, has spent three and a half years trying to erase online footage of his daughter’s shooting death — all while never having seen the videos himself. “I feel like I’ve been dodging a land mine because I haven’t seen the video, and I never want to.”
A Virginia television station is replacing “The Andy Griffith Show” after a successful 35-year syndication run.
A Virginia police chief has apologized for remarks that critics say were tantamount to blaming rape victims for their sexual assaults.
The Roanoke Times reports that firefighters found heavy smoke billowing from a ranch-style home Monday morning.
A paper and packaging company plans to spend $20 million on a new manufacturing operation near Roanoke.
The pastor and five members of a Virginia church are back in the U.S. after finding their way out of Haiti, where rioting had become widespread.
The city councilman said it was “too difficult” to be a developer and councilman at the same time, and he thinks he can have a better effect on the community as just the former.
A Virginia man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for fatally shooting an 18-year-old man prosecutors say may have been stealing from his car.
Alphonzo Lewis Lawson violated his probation when he shot and wounded his neighbor last year.
Officials are hoping to win approval for extended Amtrak service to Christiansburg from Roanoke.
The lawsuit alleges the attack left the victim with a permanent disability. The woman says it took 14 stitches to close a wound on her right arm caused by the dog.
Marcus Vernell Clark Jr. was indicted by a grand jury on the charge Tuesday. Clark was arrested two weeks ago in connection to the slaying of Rashard Jessup, who was critically wounded by gunfire last month.
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