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One man taken to hospital after overnight shooting on Melrose Ave

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke City Police are investigating an overnight shooting that happened Thursday evening. Police say they received a call for a gunshot wound around 10:29 p.m. They say the incident happened near the Embassy Inn on the 4000-block of Melrose Avenue. Authorities say a man was taken...
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Local man charged with murder in New York

The murder of a New York physician’s assistant — allegedly at the hands of a Smith Mountain Lake resident — has created headlines throughout the country, even making the pages of People magazine. Jacob Klein, 40, of Wirtz, was taken into custody in New York on April...
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Roanoke man wins jackpot of $250,555 with Easy Pick lottery ticket

SALEM, Va. – On Thursday, the Virginia Lottery announced the newest winner of a jackpot prize: Dwayne Saunders of Roanoke. Saunders bought a ticket for Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 with EZ Match game at the Food Lion on Wildwood Road in Salem, according to the Virginia Lottery. The...
SALEM, VA
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Roanoke sergeant catches driver going 101 mph in 55 mph zone

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Star City authorities don’t want people speeding their way into the Fourth of July holiday. On Wednesday, June 29, the Roanoke Police Department says a sergeant wrote a summons for a person going nearly double the speed limit — 101 mph in a 55 mph zone.
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Crews at the scene of a house fire in Southwest Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke Fire-EMS is currently at the scene of a house fire in Southwest Roanoke. At this time, a 10 News crew is at the scene on Rorer Avenue working for you to learn more. Authorities say the cause is unclear at this moment. Fire investigators are...
ROANOKE, VA
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New Hotel a Real “Lemon”

The story below is a preview from our July/August 2022 issue. For more stories like it, Subscribe Today. Thank you!. The Lemon Hotel in Paint Bank officially welcomes guests into their fruit-themed vacation spaces. The property at Nine Hotel Lane, Paint Bank has undergone several different transformations: it has been...
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One in custody following NW Roanoke shooting, police say

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — For at least the sixth time in a month, authorities responded to reports of a shooting in northwest Roanoke Thursday night. According to the Roanoke Police Department, officers were called to the 4500 block of Melrose Avenue NW just before 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 30 and ended up finding a man who had been shot.
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Nine displaced after apartment fire in downtown Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Nine people are out of their homes tonight after a fire at a downtown apartment complex. Roanoke Fire-EMS says a faulty heating and air conditioning unit at the Cotton Mill Lofts seems to have started the fire. Crews came out to the scene around 3:30 to...
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Hometown Eats: Rocky Mount Burger Company

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WDBJ) - Rocky Mount is known for a vibrant music scene and for the past 5 years, it’s also been known for some delicious burgers. “Once we got the name right, everything started clicking,” said owner Brian Hochstein. Owning a restaurant was a bucket list...
ROCKY MOUNT, VA
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Condemned house catches fire in Roanoke City

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A condemned house on Rorer Avenue in Roanoke City caught fire Thursday morning. Roanoke Fire-EMS told WDBJ7 crews fought the fire from outside the structure when it became unsafe during the firefight to fight it from inside. The fire spread rapidly from the front of the home to the back.
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In-river kayak park planned for Roanoke River

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - An in-river kayak park is coming to the Roanoke River. The man-made kayak path in the river is set to be completed by 2026. The park will feature man-made rock structures to help create rapids and waves. Kayakers of all ages and skill levels will be able to paddle on the river. Floating down the river in a tube is also an option for future park-goers.
ROANOKE, VA
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Roanoke man claims $250,000 lottery jackpot

NEWS RELEASE: It’s possible that Dwayne Saunders’ new favorite numbers are 4-10-17-29-30. That’s the five-number combination with which the Roanoke man won $250,555. It all happened when he bought a ticket for Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 with EZ Match game at the Food Lion on Wildwood Road in Salem. He used Easy Pick and allowed the computer to randomly select the numbers on his ticket.
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