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Roanoke bus drivers reject contract offer

Union officials plan to seek a federal mediator after Valley Metro bus drivers rejected the city of Roanoke's latest contract offer.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 12:26pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, Valley Metro

Va. bank robbery suspect arrested in W.Va.

A man suspected of robbing a Virginia bank has been arrested in West Virginia.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 05:18pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, Suntrust Bank

Rule of law center established at Roanoke College

An independent center aimed at educating the public about the importance of rule of law has been established at Roanoke College.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 01:52pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, Roanoke College

Locomotives go off tracks, 1 spills oil in Va.

Norfolk Southern Corp. is cleaning up a 1,500- gallon diesel spill after a locomotive derailed in Roanoke.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 01:48pm EDT

Tags: Norfolk Southern Corp., Roanoke

Man faces federal charges in Blacksburg explosion

A Roanoke man is facing federal charges stemming from a pipe bomb explosion in Blacksburg.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 08:51am EDT

Tags: Virginia Tech, Virginia State Police, Roanoke, Blacksburg

GOP VP candidate Ryan returning to Va.

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is returning to Virginia.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 02:54am EDT

Tags: Paul Ryan, Roanoke

Roanoke gas station fined in 2011 leak

A Roanoke convenience store has been cited for allowing gasoline to leak from its underground storage tanks.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 08:59am EDT

Tags: Roanoke, gas leak

Warrant reveals feud in lead up to Va. pipe bomb

The Roanoke man who has been charged in connection with a pipe bomb explosion in a Blacksburg neighborhood was feuding with his girlfriend's male houseguest, according to a search warrant.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 03:27pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, Blacksburg

Appeals court revives Va. death-row inmate's claim

A federal appeals court on Thursday revived the innocence claims of a Virginia death-row inmate convicted of hiring another man to kill his former girlfriend.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 05:48pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, Harrisonburg

Va. man who pleaded guilty to Obama threat freed

A homeless man in Roanoke who pleaded guilty to threatening to kill President Barack Obama is out of jail.

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 02:59pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, President Barack Obama

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