Salem Police say they stopped a residential burglary in progress, arresting two people inside, but they are still looking for two more. Police were called around 5:00 am yesterday to a home on McCauley Drive, not far from Longwood Park, where an occupant inside reported a burglary in progress. Officers say they captured 20-year-old Steven Perez of Floyd County and a 16-year-old female, but two others ran out. Police are looking for 19-year-old DeAnthony Jackson and 20-year-old Percy Johnson IV, both of Roanoke.
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The Better Business Bureau is urging anyone with storm damage at home to avoid signing up with out-of-town contractors promising worry-free repairs if you just sign up on the spot. The BBB calls them “storm chasers” and urges you to work instead with local companies who will still be here if you run into later problems with the work.WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.
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Another June, another big storm cleanup. Public works crews have some busy days ahead removing all the debris from last week’s powerful storm. Roanoke City and County both say normal collections are likely to be delayed, but they promise any debris will be picked up if it is promptly left out for collection. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.
Competition begins today at the Salem Civic Center in the 42nd annual Roanoke Valley Horse Show. This year, the horse show will be honored by the US Equestrian Federation as a heritage competition event, the highest designation established by the national group. Organizers expect over 500 horses and 20,000 spectators through Saturday. WFIR’s Jay Kin has the story.
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