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Charge lowered for Newport News woman arrested after baby suffers multiple injuries

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The aggravated malicious wounding charge against a Newport News woman was lowed in court Friday morning. 26-year-old Kiara Hall was arrested last September after a 13-month-old baby suffered injuries that left her hospitalized. Detectives with the Special Victims Unit found that

WTKR - 2018-03-23 13:51:02

Three convicted in connection 33-day bloody crime spree that left 5 dead in Portsmouth

A Portsmouth gang leader and two of his subordinates were convicted Wednesday on all charges for their roles in a bloody crime spree that left five people dead and at least four injured in late 2015. Antonio Simmons, Nathaniel Mitchell and Malek Lassiter will be sentenced in July in U.S. District Co

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 19:37:00

Two charged with child neglect after children found alone in Williamsburg hotel

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Two people have been charged with child neglect after two children were found alone in a Williamsburg hotel room in the 100 block of Bypass Road last week. Officials with the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said 22-year-old Karima D. Ray and and 24-year-old Markel L. Spikes were c

WTKR - 2018-03-22 20:41:22

Former Hampton officer arrested on drug, tampering charges

A Department of Justice logo is shown on a podium during a news conference about Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A former Hampton police officer is facing charges after authorities he conspired with a grou

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-22 14:43:03

Man arrested, accused of threatening to kill his congressman

NORFOLK, Va. - A constituent accused of threatening to kill his congressman was arraigned Friday in federal District Court here. Wallace Grove Godwin, 69, already had two encounters last year with Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Va., and his staff that the U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria, Va., termed aggr

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 22:17:00

Dealing with tragedy: 5 Norfolk students, faculty died in 3 months

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk Public Schools have lost 3 students and 2 faculty members over the course of three months. Clinical psychologist Dr. Janelle Mason said grief is tough to tackle. "Grief is a complicated and unpredictable phenomenon. You don't want to wallow in it, but at the same time

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 01:17:00

Virginia Beach man charged with threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor

A Virginia Beach man was arrested today on a charge he threatened to kill Congressman Scott Taylor over his position on marijuana, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Wallace Grove Godwin, 69, is set to have an initial appearance at 2:30 p.m. in U.S District Court in Norfolk. If convicted, he f

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-23 18:20:00

Chesapeake firefighters battle fire on Algona Road

According to a tweet from the Chesapeake Fire Dept., the fire started around 3:00 a.m. in the 1300 block of Algona Road near Campostella Square Park. Crews got the fire under control in about 30 minutes. According to a tweet from the Chesapeake Fire Dept., the fire started around 3:00 a.m. in the 13

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-23 08:38:36

Chesapeake man pleads guilty to sharing child pornography

Michael Amit NORFOLK, Va. - A Chesapeake man and former information technology employee at Old Dominion University pleaded guilty Tuesday to receiving child pornography. Court documents say 30-year-old Michael Amit was found by law enforcement officers to be using peer-to-peer file-sharing technolog


Two women injured in Newport News drive-by shooting

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Two women were injured in a drive-by shooting in the 600 block of Ridley Circle Tuesday evening, according to police. One victim, a 25-year-old Portsmouth woman, was found in the area of 16th Street and Jefferson Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand. A second victim,


Chesapeake armed carjacking ends in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - An armed carjacking in Chesapeake on Wednesday afternoon started a police chase that stretched all the way to Norfolk's Ghent neighborhood. The carjacking happened at the Greenbrier Mall, according to police. The victim was parked in the mall's parking lot and was approached by

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-21 22:42:16

Chesapeake City Council OKs $2M in emergency funds for school safety

Weeks after a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida school, the City Council is giving the school division $2 million to improve safety. City Manager James Baker sent a letter to council members Tuesday about the funding. It said city and division staff began working together after the Feb. 14 Parkla

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 15:30:00

Man found shot to death outside Norfolk home

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are on the scene of a homicide in Norfolk, authorities confirm. The police dispatch supervisor said the shooting happened in the 700 block of C Avenue just after 9:30 Wednesday morning. Police confirm they are conducting a homicide investigation and that the victim is a


Security guard scares off attempted robbers in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Two people who tried to steal a woman's purse ran away empty handed, thanks to a security guard. Police say around midnight Wednesday, a woman was going into River Vapors when she was approached by two people that attempted to steal her purse. As the woman struggled with the suspec

WTKR - 2018-03-21 23:31:34

64-year-old woman shot while inside her Hampton home

HAMPTON, Va. - A 64-year-old woman was shot Tuesday night after multiple rounds were fired into her Hampton home. Hampton Police say at 9:27 p.m., an officer on patrol heard shots fired in an area north of West Mercury Boulevard. As the officer was investigating, dispatchers started receiving calls


Multiple roads closed as crews battle house fire in Newport News

Credit: Newport News Fire Department NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Officials have closed multiple roads as firefighters battle a house fire in Newport News. The Newport News Fire Department said in a tweet the fire was on 30th Street. A photo officials posted to Twitter showed heavy smoke billowing o


Norfolk teen found dead at townhouse was well-liked, 'had a sweet spirit'

Daemon Person was found dead inside his family's townhouse on Corprew Avenue on Monday afternoon, NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - A mystery for Norfolk police. They're on day two of their search for whoever killed a teen inside his family's townhouse on Corprew Avenue. The case started as an undetermined de


Hampton Roads Regional Jail superintendent resigns, barely a year into the job

The superintendent of the Hampton Roads Regional Jail resigned Wednesday after a year in the post, requiring the jail to choose its fifth leader in 18 months. Ronaldo Myers stepped down during a special meeting of the Hampton Roads Regional Jail board at which members were scheduled to assess Myers


Norfolk police arrest two teens in connection with Monday afternoon homicide

Two teens have been arrested in connection with a homicide that occurred on Monday afternoon, police said. One teen has been charged with 2nd-degree murder and another teen was charged with accessory after the fact, according to a news release. Both are being held at a Norfolk detention home. Polic


Woman arrested in connection to Virginia Beach shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Beach Police Department has arrested a woman in connection to a shooting that happened on February 19. Nicolette Danielle James 24-year-old Nicolette Danielle James of Norfolk was arrested and charged with Robbery, two counts of Use of a Firearm in the Commission o