Roanoke

U.S. Marshals are still searching for the Marine wanted for the murder of his mother's boyfriend (Source: U.S. Marshals Office)
(Source: U.S. Marshals Office)
WRVA News
November 21, 2019 - 4:15 pm
(ROANOKE, Va.) -- The Marine who's wanted in the murder of his mother's boyfriend is still on the run and there have been no confirmed sightings of Michael Brown since the day his R.V. was found in Roanoke, prompting the shutdown of all Roanoke city schools. That was last Thursday, November 14...
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(Photo Credit: U.S. Marshals Office)
WRVA News
November 14, 2019 - 11:47 am
Roanoke, Va. -- Roanoke City Schools are closed today out of an abundance of safety as police look for a marine wanted for murder in Franklin County. Roanoke Police received a call last night that Michael Brown was spotted in the city near Patrick Henry High School. Brown is considered armed and...
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dreamstime
July 16, 2018 - 3:25 pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — School officials in Virginia are renaming a school named for a Confederate general. Media outlets report that after a one-hour debate Monday the Roanoke School Board voted 6-1 to rename Stonewall Jackson Middle School. The school will be renamed John P. Fishwick Middle School...
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(Dreamstime)
May 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — After 57 days and a food blockade orchestrated by law enforcement, the Mountain Valley Pipeline protester known as Nutty has descended from her perch atop a pole in Virginia. The Roanoke Times reports Nutty left the platform suspended from a 50-foot pole blocking a construction...
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