| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:47 PM
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a Marrero auto parts store.
The call came in just before 9 p.m. Monday.
No one was hurt at the Advance Auto Parts robbery on the West Bank Expressway.
The same store was held up...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Some people decided to spend their Black Friday helping others. On Friday, volunteers assembled 500 bikes so needy kids can have a good Christmas this year.
They started with a box. Inside is the frame of a Huffy bike.
"We've got a pretty good...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:10 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Javier Vazquez Nieves, 35, of the 2900 block of Beach Court, was charged Thursday with theft less than $100.
Charles N. Mauck, 25, of the 100 block of Poplar Hill Road,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Free tuition for college students?
It seems hard to believe but one of Roanoke's top companies is a driving force to making that a reality.
Advance Auto Parts announced Wednesday it is donating $125,000 for the Community College Access Program at...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:31 PM
When a police sergeant approached a black Jeep Cherokee parked on the side of Piney Orchard Parkway in Anne Arundel County, its hazard lights blinking, she thought it would be a routine check on a stranded motorist. But the encounter was the first in a...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:21 AM
It's a common problem many parents face: You want to send your child to college but simply can't afford it.
Virginia Western Community College is making it possible through the program CCAP.
The Community College Access Program allows graduating...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:32 AM
The CEO of Advance Auto Parts says he expects the national economy to remain "stubbornly difficult," but Darren Jackson says he is also optimistic about the fundamentals that have spurred the growth of the Roanoke-based corporation.
Advance had a...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:55 PM
The future of Advance Auto Parts is back in the headline.
National reports indicate the company is considering a possible sale to private equity firms.
There are many more questions than answers for what it will mean for the only Fortune 500 Company...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:24 PM
A college student has a "new" car. It's all thanks to a Roanoke auto shop.
Jordan Addison is a student at Radford University. Between March and May of this year his car was vandalized four times. Once at his home and three times on-campus.
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:30 PM
The numbers were impressive: 100 employees of Advance Auto Parts packing meals for 10,000 people. And all in less than two hours.
An event Thursday afternoon at Valley View Mall in Roanoke included the sounds of a bluegrass band, the fast hands of...
| Jun 3, 2012
For the sixth year out of the past eight, financial-services firm Edward Jones ranked highest in investor satisfaction with full-service brokerage firms, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Full Service Investor Satisfaction...