Crews working to put out fire in Southeast Roanoke
Crews are working to put out a fire at an abandoned home in Southeast RoanokeCrews are on the scene of a fire at an abandoned home in Southeast Roanoke, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS. Authorities said crews were dispatched to the 100 block of 8th Street SE at 10:37 a.m.Crews on scene told 10 News that the house is abandoned. At 10:37am, Roanoke Fire-EMS was dispatched to a #WorkingFire at the 100 block of 8th St SE. Units are currently on scene working to extinguish the flames. pic.twitter.com/iomuFD68Be — Roanoke Fire-EMS (@RoanokeFireEMS) March 29, 2021Stay with 10 News as this breaking news
Man charged with reckless driving after crash into Southeast Roanoke home
A person is in the hospital after a car crashed into a home in Southeast RoanokeUPDATEA man is facing charges after a crash ended with a car going into a home in Southeast Roanoke, according to police. Nicholas Graybill, 37, or Roanoke was charged with reckless driving. ORIGINAL STORYOne person has been hospitalized after a car crashed into a home in Southeast Roanoke, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS. Crews are on scene working to stabilize the home so they can safely remove the car, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS. The person taken to the hospital has non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
Crews on scene of car fire in Southeast Roanoke
Crews are on the scene of a car fire in Southeast RoanokeCrews are on the scene of a car fire in Southeast Roanoke, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS. Authorities said the fire is in the 1300 block of Dale Avenue SE. Authorities said no one was hurt and no cause has been determined.
Police investigating Southeast Roanoke bank robbery
Suspect in robbery at Carter Bank & Trust in Southeast Roanoke on Feb. 11, 2021. ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke police are working to identify the person they say robbed a bank on Thursday afternoon. At about 1:50 p.m., police learned that someone had robbed the Carter Bank & Trust in Southeast Roanoke. Suspect in Roanoke bank robbery on Feb. 11, 2021. (Roanoke Police Department)Once the suspect had the money and left the bank, police said the suspect did not appear to get in a car.
Crews extinguish Southeast Roanoke house fire
Crews stand outside of an abandoned home after responding to a fire there in Southeast Roanoke on Feb. 8, 2021. ROANOKE, Va. – Firefighters responded to a fire at an abandoned home in Southeast Roanoke on Monday afternoon. Shortly after 3:45 p.m., crews arrived at an abandoned home in the 1100 block of Jamison Ave SE and saw smoke coming from inside of it. Within 10 minutes, the fire was marked under control. No one was hurt and fire officials are investigating the cause.
“I saw black smoke everywhere”: Roanoke mother loses everything in house fire
ROANOKE, Va. – Krystal Brownell said she’s blessed to be alive after a fire tore through her southeast Roanoke home Tuesday morning, but that’s nearly all she has left. “I saw black smoke everywhere.”Sadly, a puppy died within the fire. Brownell’s friend Laura Davis picked her up from the hospital the night of the fire. Davis created a GoFundMe for the family and is allowing them to live with her until they find another home of their own. “I called my boss and said, ‘Look, I’ve got to go to the hospital,’” Davis said.
One person hurt, puppy dies after accidental Southeast Roanoke house fires
ROANOKE, Va. – UPDATE: 5:05 p.m.Investigators determined that Tuesday’s fire was an accident, started by improperly discarded smoking materials, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS. They arrived shortly after 11:15 a.m. to find two homes in the 100 block of 10 1/2 Street SE on fire, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS. One person is hurt with a non-life-threatening injury and taken to a hospital, according to the fire department. One dog and five puppies were rescued from the home by the resident; however, one puppy remains unaccounted for. One puppy remains unaccounted for.
Roanoke River Greenway will finally connect Roanoke and Salem
During Monday night’s Roanoke City Council meeting, the council unanimously approved the land swap that allows the city to complete the Roanoke River Greenway within city limits. It seems that the ability to stay on the Roanoke River Greenway from Salem all the way to Southeast Roanoke is coming. The red-and-black dashed line shows the portion of the Roanoke River Greenway that's planned for the Walker Foundry property. In August 2017, Roanoke City Council authorized the use of eminent domain to claim the land; however, in April 2019, city council voted to stop pursuing eminent domain. The property listing includes this site plan, which includes an extended Roanoke River Greenway, canoe landing, as well as a restaurant.
‘We’re killing our communities': Man victimized by gang violence speaks to Roanoke’s gun violence task force
ROANOKE, Va. – John English has seen and felt the violence plaguing Roanoke firsthand. English said he and his son were both victims of gang violence on Tuesday night, which ended with a shooting at a 7-Eleven in Roanoke County. We have killed more people than the police will ever kill when it comes down to gang violence and violence period,” said English. During a virtual meeting with Roanoke City’s Study Committee to Reduce Gun Violence on Friday morning, English shared his ideas. One of the models treats gun violence like a disease.
Roanoke food pantry looking for volunteers amid coronavirus pandemic
ROANOKE, Va A food bank in Southeast Roanoke is working around the clock to fight food insecurity as unemployment numbers continue to rise. For the last 27 years, the Christian Soldiers Food Pantry has depended on funding from churches in the area, but since congregations are not meeting as much in traditional ways, donations have been cut in half. Last year, the food bank fed more than 30,000 people in the Roanoke area. Restrictions in place caused by the coronavirus have caused the food bank to lose volunteers who have potentially compromised immune systems. Volunteers pack food five days a week for people in Roanoke who need it.
What's News Today for Thursday, October 17, 2019
ROANOKE - There's a sentencing hearing for two men who killed a Henry County man last year. The Roanoke Gun Violence Task Force meets tonight for a public hearing at 7 in City Council Chambers.. The group is considering current practices to address gun violence, review alternatives that have been utilized in other communities, and make recommendations to City Council. This is the last meeting before the group's presentation to city council next month. The Salute to Manufacturing Breakfast guest speaker is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Appalachian Power, Chris Beam.
Crews extinguish house fire in Southeast Roanoke
ROANOKE, Va. - Fire crews extinguished a house fire in Southeast Roanoke on Tuesday morning. Dispatch confirms firefighters responded to a home near the intersection of 13th Street and Morton Avenue. Around 5:50 a.m., Roanoke Fire-EMS responded to the fire in the 1200 block of 13th Street SE. No one was inside when the fire started and no one was hurt by the fire, according to Roanoke Fire-EMS. Crews got the fire under control by 6:19 a.m., according to Roanoke Fire-EMS.
Police: Girl hospitalized after walking into street, getting hit by car in Southeast Roanoke
ROANOKE, Va. - A girl is in the hospital after police say she walked into the street and was hit by a car in Southeast Roanoke Tuesday morning. Officers say they responded to the intersection of 9th Street and Murray Avenue SE for a report that someone was hit by a car. When officers arrived, they say they found the girl in the roadway and she was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Early investigations show that the driver was stopped to allow children to cross the street, according to police. Police say the driver proceeded after all the children had crossed, but the girl then walked out into the street.
Police identify 24-year-old woman killed in southeast Roanoke Sunday morning
ROANOKE, Va. - UPDATE, 11:45 a.m. Monday, July 22:Authorities have identified the woman killed in a shooting in southeast Roanoke early Sunday morning. 24-year-old Salonya Evans was found outside a home in southeast Roanoke in the 900 block of Morehead Avenue Southeast and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. UPDATE, 8:25 a.m. Sunday, July 21:Roanoke Police have released an update on the early Sunday morning deadly shooting in southeast Roanoke. ORIGINAL STORY, 3:02 a.m. Sunday, July 21:Roanoke Police are investigating a homicide in Southeast Roanoke. It happened early Sunday morning sometime after 1 a.m. in the 900 block of Morehead Avenue Southeast.
Know what you should and shouldn't do to beat the heat
ROANOKE, Va. - On a hot summer day, Sarah Gearhart and her 6-year-old granddaughter, Taylor, do whatever it takes to stay cool. "Ice cream and lots of water," Gearhart said. "It's just blowing in hotter air and it's just circulating that and that could lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke," Boyd said. At this point, no cooling shelters will be open during the heat wave in Roanoke, Blacksburg, Martinsville or Christiansburg. Victims of heat-related illness should be moved to a cool place, given cool water to drink and ice packs or cool wet cloths should be applied to the skin.