What's News Today: October 19, 2016

By Patrick McKee - Anchor
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(WSLS 10) - The trial begins today for a Patrick County woman, charged with attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer, along with other charges. The Patrick County Sheriff Reed tried to run over a deputy in May as he tried to arrest her and then drove head on toward his car during a police chase.

A former Roanoke City employee is expected to enter a guilty plea in court today. Erin Wray was indicted on two counts of felony embezzlement in July. According to Roanoke City Attorney Dan Callaghan, Wray was a Collection Specialist for the city from 2014 to 2016.

Roanoke City unveils a new piece of public art today. The unveiling takes place next to the bus shelter at Hurt Park. Mayor Sherman Lea and members of the Roanoke Arts Commission will speak.

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