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A 19-year-old Roanoke woman has been charged with murder following a shooting last week. Anita Otey was arrested Sunday in connection to the May 7 shooting on Abbott Street in Roanoke. 30-year-old Wilson Lenin Abarca-Mejia was killed. Another man also...
Tags: Shootings, Murder, Police Arrests, Prosecution
Thousands of law enforcement agents from around the country plan to attend a memorial on Wednesday for a campus police officer who authorities say was slain by the accused Boston Marathon bombers, and Vice President Joe Biden is slated to speak at the...
In what could be a major break in the Boston Marathon case, investigators are on the hunt for a man seen in a department store surveillance video dropping off a bag at the site of the bombings, a local politician said Wednesday. Separately, a law...
Neil MacInnis, the teenager accused of opening fire Friday at the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg, was taken into custody with a 12-gauge shotgun that he legally purchased two days before the shooting, investigators say. MacInnis wounded two...
They know it's a connection to New Market. But FBI agents just aren't sure which one. Investigators released pictures Tuesday that are part of an unsolved child sex investigation that began in 2003. Click here to see the pictures. A t-shirt says New...
Former Franklin County Sheriff Ewell Hunt has been charged with misconduct by an elected official, following an investigation by Virginia State Police. The misdemeanor charge stems from Hunt's actions or inaction on May 30, 2011, the day when former...
Assignment ManagerDanville police are investigating a shooting. Investigators say a wounded man was found on Washington Street around 11:00 Friday morning. Here is the complete announcement from Danville Police: At approximately 11:06 am today Danville Police, Fire,...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Shootings
The Roanoke County Police Department has identified the woman who was killed in an accident Tuesday morning that involved a school bus. Investigators say 39-year-old Donna Divers of Wirtz died after losing control of the Nissan Altima she was driving,...
The Roanoke Police Department has determined that a man who asked a 13-year-old girl for help fixing his truck did not have any bad intentions. The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Police determined that the man actually was having car...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice
Martinsville police are investigating an overnight shooting near the Rivermont Apartments. Investigators say at about 5:00am Saturday, officers were called to the apartment complex in the 1400 block of Fayette Street on report of shots fired. A few...
Police are using social media to catch the man who killed Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington in 2009. Two composite sketches of the murder suspect, one with and one without facial hair, are being shown on billboards all over the east coast. The...
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