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State trooper wreck

Virginia state trooper airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital after crash

A Virginia state trooper living in Franklin County is in surgery after a single-vehicle crash on Tuesday night.

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I-81

Ramp from I-64 to I-81, and lane of I-81 to be closed Wednesday night

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.

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Virginia state trooper airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital after crash

A Virginia state trooper living in Franklin County is in surgery after a single-vehicle crash on Tuesday night.

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UPDATE: Roanoke police looking for man after Orange Ave. shooting; two in custody

According to police, individuals were traveling in two different cars on Hollins Road when an occupant in one of the cars began shooting at the other.

Elmwood Park

Roanoke's Sheryl Crow concert do's and don'ts

We're giving away a pair of Sheryl Crow tickets every morning this week on WDBJ7 Mornin' in our Wake Up, Watch and Win contest.

Festival brings bacon treats to downtown Roanoke

In true celebration, we invite you to join us again as we celebrate all things deliciously BACON in downtown Roanoke.

Caldwell Butler

Former Roanoke Congressman Caldwell Butler remembered

 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.

Earth moving quickly on new car dealership off Interstate 581

UPDATE: Construction off I-581 in Roanoke is for new dealership

Once slated to become Roanoke's new stadium and amphitheater, land near the intersection of I-581 and Orange Avenue will be the new home of Haley Toyota.

Roanoke County Salem Jail

Search warrants show accused shooter at Friendship Retirement Community might have been intoxicated

WDBJ 7 is learning new details about the man accused of shooting inside of a Roanoke retirement community. According to search warrants obtained by WDBJ 7, Dennis Wright may have been intoxicated.

Israel

Is traveling to Israel safe?

A Roanoke church group is planning a trip to Israel in the next year or so.

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