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Suspect wanted in Chesapeake 7-Eleven armed robbery

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - Police are looking for the suspect in the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven. Police say that the man came into the store in the 200 block of Hanbury Road on Sept. 14. He then pulled a gun on an employee and demanded money. The suspect took an unknown amount of cash and then fled t

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 20:59:39

Chesapeake Sheriff's Office pulling their weight for Special Olympics

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Chesapeake Sheriff's deputies are pulling their weight to raise money for Special Olympics. Today, their practicing with a 50,000 pound fire truck, but this weekend it will be a 260,000 pound plane! The team of 25 men are traveling to Washington D.C. looking to win their 11th conse

WTKR - 2017-09-19 09:00:51

Chesapeake council rejects plan for large residential development; OKs off-track betting at eatery

The City Council late Tuesday night rejected a project that would have brought more than 500 new homes to the Grassfield area. The decision came after more than two hours of debate in a nearly six-hour meeting, with more than 70 people signed up to speak for and against the development. "The primary

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 13:15:00

The Chesapeake council has 4 big decisions to make tonight. Here's what you need to know.

Signs, solar farms, off-track betting and a contentious large development are just some of what's on tonight's City Council agenda. Here's a quick breakdown:Signs, signs, everywhere signs? It's been two years since a Supreme Court decision said content-based restrictions on signs violate the First A

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:16:00

Chesapeake city council to votes no on development slated to bring 500 new homes

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - After a more than five hour-long meeting, city council voted 6-1 to deny a developer's rezoning request to build 500 new homes. Before the vote, Councilman Davis said, "We want people to invest in Chesapeake, but I'm not going to support this tonight." Before the final vote to deny

WTKR - 2017-09-19 21:52:44

Mother, daughter died in Chesapeake senior community blaze, fire department says

A mother and daughter have been identified as two of the three victims of a July fire at a senior apartment complex. Saundra Somerville, 64, and her 30-year-old daughter, Lydia Somerville, died on July 15 in a fire at Chesapeake Crossing Senior Community Apartments near Battlefield Boulevard and Mil

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 12:18:00

Police seek identity of fraud suspects in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY)- Chesapeake Police need your help in identifying a man and woman who fraudulently purchased $1500 worth of merchandise at a store in Chesapeake. Police say the crime happened on June 30, 2017 at a store located in the 1500 block of Sam's Dr. The male appears to have some blond

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-18 19:45:31

Groundbreaking kicks off new chapter for "engineering wonder" Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

When it was built, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel was called "one of the seven engineering wonders of the world." Now 53 years after the mind-boggling, 23-mile bridge-tunnel opened, it's adding another tunnel tube for the first time. And the construction of that $756 million tunnel will bring anot

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 22:30:00

Chesapeake woman killed while walking on Currituck back road

POWELLS POINT, N.C. A Chesapeake woman was killed late Saturday by a passing car as she walked along a Currituck County back road. Charles Nathaniel Baum, 22, of Jarvisburg, was charged with driving while impaired and felony death by vehicle after he struck Lindsey Anne Parsons, 29, of Chesapeake at

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 13:10:00

Father, son arrested after transporting over 90 pounds of marijuana into Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A father and son have been arrested in a case involving the transportation of a large amount of marijuana. According to court documents, on August 25, an officer received a tip that a large amount of marijuana was going to be transported from California to Virginia Beach

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 20:30:03

Man sentenced to 50 years in prison for 2016 Virginia Beach Oceanfront shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A man who was arrested in 2016 for his involvement in an attempted robbery that ended in the murder of one of the shooters at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront was sentenced to 50 years in prison Tuesday. Deandre Evans Womack, 24, of Franklin, was sentenced for First Degree Felony

WTKR - 2017-09-19 20:28:26

Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Wind, flooding, and rain from Jose

***Coastal Flood Advisory for most of the Southside, Peninsula, Middle Peninsula, Eastern Shore, and Outer Banks today and tonight. Minor level flooding is expected during times of high tide.*** ***High Surf Advisory for Virginia Beach, Currituck, Dare, Accomack, and Northampton through this afterno

WTKR - 2017-09-19 10:06:54

Track to retire number of driver killed in plane crash

STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut race track is retiring the number of a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. Stafford Speedway announced that Ted Christopher's No. 13 will be retired in a ceremony during Friday's races. The 59-year-old Christopher was a passenger on a plane that cras

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 14:36:19

In the Kitchen: Chicken Parmesan

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - It is considered a staple in any Italian kitchen, and today chef Vinny Fabbrizi shows us how he makes his signature chicken parmesan. He also has ideas on how you can save yourself time by cooking ahead. Andrea's Pizzeria 940 Cedar Road Chesapeake (757) 482-4600 AndreasCh

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 17:30:58

Milk, bread ... and Heidi Klum's leopard-print pumps. Lidl to sell designer fashion in store

Attention grocery shoppers, there's a catwalk in aisle 5. Taking a note, perhaps, from retailers such as Target who have partnered with well-known designers, Lidl grocery is launching a collection from German-American supermodel Heidi Klum starting Thursday. On an aisle across from pantry items and

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Woman charged after child found to have 'visible injuries' in Newport News

Kiara Cherae Hall. Credit: Newport News Police Department. NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A woman was charged with malicious wounding after police say a 13-month-old girl was found to have "visible injuries" in Newport News. According to police, officers were called to Windsor Castle Drive on Sept. 14

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 14:48:36

Hampton Police searching for suspect in connection to homicide

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Division is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in connection with a homicide that left one person dead in the 700 block of Ridgeway Avenue Tuesday evening. Dispatchers received the call at 6:40 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located an adult mal

WTKR - 2017-09-19 23:38:01

Virginia Beach teenager missing, considered suspicious

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 19-year-old girl. Police say that Ashanti Markaila Billie is considered missing after she did not show up for work near Shore Drive and did not attend a scheduled class near Town Center. Her missing is also bei

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 19:50:59

Ordnance found in attic at Hampton home

(Photo courtesy of Hampton Fire-Rescue) HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - Emergency units responded to ordnance found at a home in the 00 block of St. Paul Court, Tuesday afternoon. Hampton Fire-Rescue says the emergency call came in just after 1 p.m. The ordnance was found in the home's attic and is a traini

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 19:30:02

Virginia Beach police say 19-year-old woman's disappearance is "suspicious"

Police are searching for a 19-year-old woman who went missing under "suspicious circumstances," police said. Ashanti Markaila Billie was last seen Monday around 4 p.m. in the 4400 block of Bonnie Road at the Midtown at Town Center Apartments. Police said Billie never showed up for work near Shore D

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:57:00