A lot can change in 10 years, but some things within the Roanoke County school system have not. WDBJ 7 wanted to compare a school supply list from 2004 with one from this year and the comparison was interesting.
Fast forward a year and the city is still looking to do just that, if homeowners are willing to relocate. The city of Roanoke applied for two federal grants last summer, according to city engineer Phil Schirmer.
The incident began Tuesday night when the suspect allegedly broke into a Moneta home and held a woman at gunpoint while she was home alone showering. The incident ended after a deputy shot the suspect following a vehicle chase, according to the Bedford County Sheriff's Office.
On July 22 a grand jury indicted Ewing for first-degree murder – a charge that carries a sentence of 20 years to life in prison. She is also charged with transporting or concealing a dead body, which carries a sentence of up to five years in prison.
The ramp from Interstate 64 East to Interstate 81 North will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The ramp is located at I-64 Exit 56, and Exit 191 on I-81. The detour could be in place until 7 a.m. Thursday.
Carilion Clinic is the new owner of a vending machine aimed at getting patients and employees to eat healthier. The hospital is the first health care provider in Virginia to have the touch screen machine.
On Tuesday, WDBJ7 met Chasity Marshall in her Pulaski home. Last week Kelly Marshall, her husband of nearly seven years, drowned while fishing at Radford's Bissett Park. Chasity said she remembered the moment.
Former 6th District Congressman Caldwell Butler died early Tuesday morning at the age of 89. Butler represented western Virginia in Washington for ten years, but he is best remembered for a vote in 1974 that put the nation's interest ahead of partisan politics.
A federal prosecutor says the government will prove Virginia's former governor and his wife illegally lined their pockets with gifts from a businessman who sought their influence to promote his company.
The President and CEO of Roanoke Gas, John D'Orazio tells WDBJ7 the company has been working on the Columbia Gas site behind Kelley's Market for the last couple weeks in an effort to replace an existing station.
Don't be surprised if you see thousands of softball players around Roanoke this week. The city of Salem is hosting the American Softball Association's Fast Pitch Softball tournament. It's the biggest girls' tournament in the country.