Carilion Clinic is now the largest private employer west of Richmond.  And a new study shows the health care provider’s economic impact in the whole state is large.

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Roanoke police say a Franklin County murder suspect was spotted early Thursday morning, setting off a shelter in place warning and closing city schools.

The city of Roanoke has been chosen to participate in a new program from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It aims to help people not only find a place to live, but also get out of poverty.

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After several months of meetings and fielding public feedback – Roanoke’s Task Force to Reduce Gun Violence has presented its recommendations to City Council. However, the group’s work is far from over.

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Roanoke has a gang problem, federal prosecutors say.

But a new partnership between law enforcement, city government and the school system, hopes to stop it.