Golden Corral settles lawsuit alleging racial discrimination
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Golden Corral restaurant in Virginia has settled a lawsuit by two black women who accused it of racial discrimination.
The Roanoke Times reported Wednesday that lawyers...
Plea hearing set for Virginia man charged in triple slaying
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A plea hearing has been set for a 19-year-old Virginia man charged in a triple slaying.
The Roanoke Times reports Trevor E. Charles is set to appear in court next month....
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Amazon has announced two new renewable energy projects, including a solar farm in a Virginia county and a new wind farm planned in Cork, Ireland
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's companies owe almost $2 million in delinquent taxes in Virginia, according to records obtained by WDBJ-TV .
Cat recovering after being shot by arrow in Virginia
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — An animal rescue agency in Virginia says a cat is recovering in its care after it was shot with an arrow.
News outlets report Roanoke County police received a call on...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — An area of Virginia considered to be a food desert has lost another grocery store, making it tough for people without cars to find fresh groceries.
Hundreds sign up to grow hemp in Virginia
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — After federal legislation opened the door for the wide-scale cultivation of hemp, hundreds of people in Virginia have signed up to grow the crop.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia manufacturing plant is closing in the fall, putting 200 people out of work.
The Roanoke Times reports that Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea announced on Monday that...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Some Virginia miners for the coal company Blackjewel LLC say their paychecks are bouncing and they remain out of work as the company goes through bankruptcy...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has fined an automotive factory more than $168,000 for releasing excessive levels of hydrochloric acid into the air.
Hollins University president resigns after 2 years
HOLLINS, Va. (AP) — Trustees at Virginia's Hollins University announced the current president would be stepping down after two-years leading the private, women's college.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia environmental regulators say a Roanoke facility was improperly storing medical waste such as vials and needles, allowing some of it to pool on concrete...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Belize authorities say a local guide, who was leading a Virginia doctor on a fishing trip when they were both fatally shot , might have been the target of gang hit in the...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia doctor and his local guide were fatally shot while fishing in Belize.
The Roanoke Times reports that the body of 53-year-old Gary Swank, a cardiologist at...
Roanoke to boost spending to keep recycling program
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia city is boosting spending so that it can keep its recycling program going.
The Roanoke Times reports that the city council has approved almost doubling what...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A land swap with the federal government could allow a developer to install a natural gas pipeline that crosses the Appalachian Trail.
89-year-old Rhoda Kemp builds her first banjo
WILLIS, Va. (AP) — For just about all of her life, Rhoda Kemp has made beautiful music pour out of her banjo. But on a chilly day in March, the only sound her banjo made was the repetitive raspy...
- The Herald-DispatchAppalachia doesn't need yet another Hollywood insultMay 4, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchFormer Herd cornerback Tuan Reynolds dead at 45March 30, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchFormer Herd cornerback Tuan Reynolds dead at 45March 30, 2019
- The SunSettles in Great CompanyMarch 8, 2019
- The Washington TimesScott Curtiss Pieritz, Virginia man, gets 30-year sentence on child porn charges: DOJOctober 31, 2018
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been tried by a judge after biting off his grandfather's fingertip and swallowing it during an argument. The digit was never recovered.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia judge has ordered a woman to serve 10 years in prison for the death of her 7-month-old son in 2016.
The Roanoke Times reports 27-year-old Nicole Aurlieua...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A fatal stabbing on the Appalachian Trail has led the nonprofit that manages the trail to revise its website for reporting safety issues and suspicious incidents.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Mark Shaw steps out of the vehicle, and he's wearing a bulletproof vest, a full utility belt and a gun.
But in Shaw's daily police work, he's less likely to bust you for...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Visitors to Virginia's scenic Blue Ridge Parkway had an estimated $1.3 billion economic impact last year in the park's various communities.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia health care organization has announced a $300 million hospital expansion in Roanoke.
The Roanoke Times reports that Carilion Clinic said Wednesday that it's...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech administrators will meet with local government officials to discuss how the state's $1.1 billion higher education package could drive investment and growth in...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Roanoke has officially renamed the city's courthouse after civil rights leader Oliver Hill.
The Roanoke Times reports that more than 100 people attended a naming ceremony...
Apprentices learn from masters of moonshine and hot rods
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Jeremy Bennett drives a car more than twice his age.
It's not a beat-up hand-me down. It's a gleaming 1960s-era Volkswagen Beetle. Two of them, actually. One is a flashy...
- Business WireLuna Innovations Reports Strong Second-Quarter 2019 ResultsAugust 7, 2019
- Business WireLuna Innovations to Present at Singular Research Spring Select Webcall on May 30, 2019May 28, 2019
- Business WireFoot Levelers Partners with Women Chiropractors Professional Organization, Donates $100,000February 28, 2019
- BusinessWireAdvance Auto Parts Reports Third Quarter 2018 ResultsNovember 13, 2018
- BusinessWireAdvance Auto Parts to Report Third Quarter 2018 Results on November 13, 2018October 31, 2018
New campaign seeks to help pregnant opioid users
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A new campaign has launched in Virginia to help pregnant mothers who abuse opioids or other drugs.
The Roanoke Times reports that several groups have partnered to launch...
Broadcasters honor Dashiell with Gallimore Award
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joe Dashiell, longtime reporter at WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Virginia, was named Saturday as the recipient of The Associated Press Robert Gallimore Distinguished...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Tree-sitters protesting the construction of a natural gas pipeline in Virginia have been at it now for more than 200 days.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Andy 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.
Cities in southwest Virginia sue opioid manufacturers
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Five cities and counties in southwest Virginia have filed lawsuits against drugmakers seeking compensation for the public-health fallout from the opioid-addiction...
Judge dismisses water researcher’s defamation lawsuit
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a Virginia Tech researcher who helped expose the Flint, Michigan, water crisis can't silence critics with a federal defamation lawsuit.
Roanoke TV station replacing Andy Griffith show
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia television station is replacing "The Andy Griffith Show" after a successful 35-year syndication run.
The Roanoke Times reports that WDBJ-TV is moving the...
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police chief has apologized for remarks that critics say were tantamount to blaming rape victims for their sexual assaults.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Protesters rallied outside the Roanoke police department to decry comments by the city's police chief that critics believe are insensitive to rape victims.
Virginia gov announces new packaging plant near Roanoke
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A paper and packaging company plans to spend $20 million on a new manufacturing operation near Roanoke.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Pratt...
Ex-Virginia Tech professor convicted in grant fraud case
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Tech professor has been found guilty of conspiring to commit federal grant fraud, making false statements and obstruction.
Search for officer shooting suspect spreads to SW Virginia
BLUEFIELD, Va. (AP) — Authorities say the search for a West Virginia man wanted in the shooting of a Virginia police officer has spread to southwest Virginia.
Virginia Tech football player accused of illicit filming
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A suspended Virginia Tech football player has been charged with filming an unclothed woman without her consent.
The Roanoke Times reports 19-year-old Dwayne Lamont...
Advance Auto Parts: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) _ Advance Auto Parts Inc. (AAP) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $53.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Roanoke, Virginia-based company said it had net income of 74 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.17 per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.14 per share.
Pastor, church members escape Haiti rioting, return to US
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — 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.
Hospice gave professor good year longer to live
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — For nearly two decades, Charles "Jack" Dudley shepherded the brightest scholars through Virginia Tech's honors program, but he didn't know until he fell under the tutelage of a Carilion Clinic hospice team how to live while he was dying.
In November 2017, Dudley's dueling diseases had the better of him. Medication to help his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease worsened his diabetes.