Shayne Dwyer, WDBJ7

Shayne Dwyer


Roanoke, VA, United States

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Past articles by Shayne:

Bike share program is officially rolling in Roanoke

Fifty brand new white bikes can be rented across the city at 10 different stations. → Read More

Roanoke's Total Action for Progress expanding services to reach more people

About six months ago, TAP received a grant to reach out to the non-English speaking population. And they've received a profound response. → Read More

Hundreds gather to remember fallen officers in Roanoke Valley

Police agencies and community members gathered Thursday to pay their respects to the fallen officers of the Roanoke Valley. → Read More

On heels of Roanoke murder, mayor calls for action

Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea says he is deeply concerned by the recent string of violence in the city. → Read More

Police warrant details last time missing Roanoke woman was seen

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) A new search warrant details the last time a missing Roanoke woman's family saw her alive. Brittany Freeny was reported missing Monday, May 1. Her family confirmed to WDBJ7 Wednesday that her body was found near Boones Mill on a rugged hillside. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office was the lead agency on the scene and Roanoke City Police Department also had detectives there.… → Read More

Security camera captures tricycle theft in Vinton

A woman stole a boy's tricycle in Vinton. Hear how some heroes stepped up to save the day. → Read More

Scorching weather doesn't keep people inside

People found plenty of ways to get outside across the Roanoke Valley → Read More

Mill Mountain Zoo parties for the planet

The Mill Mountain Zoo celebrated Earth Day a week late due to the Blue Ridge Marathon → Read More

Local brewers sharing beer recipe to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis

Craft Brewers across Southwest Virginia teamed up for the Brewer's Ball benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research. → Read More

Number of rescues at McAfee Knob increasing at alarming rate

Thirty-eight rescues were made in 2016. Twelve rescues have already been made this year. → Read More

Flooding causes traffic problems in Halifax County

Major flooding continues to be a problem in Halifax County. → Read More

Brewery coming to downtown Salem

The Olde Salem Brewing Company will go in on Main Street in the old Tarpley's and Mac's Appliance store. → Read More

5th annual Down by Downtown held in Roanoke

The festival hosts concerts at more than 10 venues across the city. → Read More

Rain didn't stop downtown Roanoke from filling up

The 611 rolled into Roanoke, carrying about 800 people from Greensboro. They joined crowds already downtown for weekend events. → Read More

More than 50 dogs on their way to Roanoke shelter

The Humane Society recently pulled about 200 dogs from a large-scale, multi-species neglect case in Habersham County, Georgia. → Read More

Mill Mountain Zoo in Roanoke welcomes new kittens

Pallas Cats were born last month and are under close supervision of zoo staff. → Read More

Gun safety campaign re-ignites on 10th anniversary of shootings

The Virginia Tech Victims' Families Outreach Foundation is made up of family and friends of the 32 victims. → Read More

Faith group brings together local churches to unite on April 16

A group that formed out of the aftermath of the Virginia Tech shooting has been working to unite the community for the last 10 months. → Read More

People coming from all over to pay respects to victims of Virginia Tech shooting

This time of the year is always tough at Virginia Tech. Balancing festival and graduation season with solemn memories this year is especially tough. → Read More

Roanoke's Chris Morrill clocks out one last time

City Manager Chris Morrill left for a job in Chicago. → Read More