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UPDATE: Police have left the scene of River Ridge Dermatology

UPDATE: Sources tell WFIR News that there is no longer a police presence at the intersection of Carolina Avenue and McClanahan Street in South Roanoke. Posted at 10:00 am: Sources tell WFIR News there is a police presence at River Ridge Dermatology at the intersection of Carolina Avenue and McClanahan Street in South Roanoke City. We are told a police negotiator is at the scene. We will provide more details when they become available.
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Man arrested for Roanoke business robbery

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A Roanoke man has been arrested for robbing a business Tuesday. Leonard D. Childress, 44, is being held in the Roanoke City Jail, charged with robbery. Police were called the afternoon of January 25, 2022 to a business in the 200 block of S. Jefferson Street SE. employees told police a man had demanded they give him money, and never showed a weapon. He left on foot with cash.
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Roanoke Police identify victim, suspect in Sunday shooting death

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke Police have released the name of a man killed in a shooting Sunday night. Tyiray L. Anderson, 33 of Roanoke, was shot to death on 8th Street NW. Roanoke Police identified the suspect as Eric D. Swain, Jr, 21 of Roanoke. He was arrested several hours later in North Carolina on separate charges.
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Danville prepares for another winter storm

DANVILLE, Va. – Danville Public Works Department crews are completing pretreatment of the major streets, bridges, and overpasses because periods of snow are expected this evening. The snow will quickly cover road surfaces and cause travel difficulties. The National Weather Service in Blacksburg says an accumulation of one to...
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Bedford vet reports dogs from hoarding case are recovering well

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Tuesday, nearly 30 dogs were rescued in Bedford. According to a vet treating the animals, they’re recovering well. The veterinarian who first treated the dogs says she was surprised some of the dogs were still alive, and many others would not have survived much longer in the conditions they were living in.
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Victim identified in deadly Roanoke shooting

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — Roanoke police have identified the victim of last week's shooting. Police said 33-year-old Tyiray L. Anderson, of Roanoke, was found with a serious gunshot wound in the 500 block of 8th Street around 7:15 p.m. Sunday. Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect...
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Former Princeton resident has huge Spice Girls doll collection

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — Five hundred dolls isn’t enough for a toy enthusiast who has the world’s largest collection of dolls representing a popular 1990s girls band; now he wants to get the series into the National Toy Hall of Fame. Princeton native Adam Weatherly, who currently lives...
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Danville preps for coming storm

Danville Public Works Department crews today are completing pretreatment of the major streets, bridges, and overpasses because periods of snow are expected this evening. The snow will quickly cover road surfaces and cause travel difficulties. The National Weather Service in Blacksburg says an accumulation of one to two inches of...
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Crews prepare for more snow in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation and the city of Roanoke have begun working around the clock to be ready for snow. VDOT crews pretreated roads all day Thursday and into Friday morning to help prevent the expected snow from bonding to the pavement. VDOT...
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Missing persons report filed for teenage Roanoke girl

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A missing persons report has been filed for a teenage girl in Roanoke. Roanoke Police confirm a report was filed January 24 regarding Alexis “Lexi” Amber Melton, 17. According to the Aware Foundation, she has red/brown hair and green eyes. She is 5′3″ and...
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Man arrested after shots fired inside Roanoke home with residents inside

ROANOKE, Va. – A man is behind bars after the Roanoke Police Department said he broke into a home and fired shots early Tuesday morning. At about 4 a.m., police were alerted of shots fired in the 2100 block of Hanover Ave NW. Officers at the scene saw there was property damage, but said no injuries were reported.
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