Feb 25, 2014
Guilty pleas set in slayings
Bailey, 20, pleaded guilty Monday in Henry County Circuit Court to two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the July 15-16, 2012, shooting deaths of Charles "Darryl" Fain and his wife, Kathy Fain, in their Villa Heights home.
Time running short for historic Villa Heights house
The city of Roanoke has been trying without success to find a buyer for a historic 5,036-square-foot home that once housed police offices and was later a recreation center.
Roanokers vent their voting frustration to city council
On Monday they vented their frustration to the Roanoke City Council, targeting in particular a plan by the registrar and three-member electoral board to reduce the number of city precincts from 32 to 19.
Roanoke voting precincts see 'bottleneck' effect
Even Roanoke City Councilman Sherman Lea described last night as the Election Commission and the city registrar's office Super Bowl.
A closer look at the 10 a.m. turnout figures in Roanoke; danger signs for Democrats
Burrow a bit deeper, and here's what you'll find: Turnout is down in almost every precinct, so it's down in both Democratic and Republican strongholds - though still bad news for Democrats since there are more of the former than the latter.