‘We want to hold whoever killed him accountable’: Roanoke Police look to develop new leads in 2022 murder investigation
It has been one year since the shooting that took the life of 31-year-old Ulysses Williams, and to this day, no one has been arrested, according to the Roanoke Police Department. RPD is hoping the public can help in developing new leads and identifying a suspect, ultimately leading to an arrest.
‘I need your help’: Hear 911 calls from the Louisville mass shooting
Frantic calls from witnesses reporting a mass shooting at a Louisville bank were released Wednesday by police — including from a woman who was on a virtual meeting and saw the shooter, as well as one from the man’s mother, who told a 911 operator that her son “currently has a gun and is heading toward” the bank, the AP reported.
Leaders hear from Roanoke’s Gun Violence Prevention Commission on prevention, intervention programs
Amid growing questions, concerns and criticism of Roanoke’s Gun Violence Prevention Commission, the group came together with city leaders to share their progress and mission on Monday for a gun violence prevention framework meeting.
Mass school shootings kill 175 from Columbine to Nashville
Fifteen mass shootings at U.S. schools since 1999’s massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado have killed a total of 175 victims. That’s according to a database compiled by The Associated Press, USA Today and Northeastern University, in addition to other AP reporting.
Roanoke RESET team reaches out to communities impacted by gun violence
Door after door, members of the Roanoke City RESET (Rapid Engagement of Support in the Event of Trauma) team walked through a Northwest Roanoke neighborhood on Wednesday. The goal: reach out to communities impacted by gun violence.
Grandmother indicted after boy, 9, fatally shoots teen girl
A Baltimore grandmother faces criminal charges for failing to secure the gun that her 9-year-old grandson was carrying when he fatally shot a teenage girl last summer, officials announced Thursday, saying the indictment should serve as a warning about the importance of safe firearm storage.