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2 adults, 2 children displaced after Chesapeake house fire
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- Two adults and two children are displaced from their home after it caught fire Saturday evening in the Camelot section of Chesapeake. The Chesapeake Fire Department says they were notified about the fire around 5:30 p.m. and were dispatched to the 900 block of Sir Lancelot
Police search for man who exposed himself in Chesapeake
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) — Chesapeake police are searching for a man who exposed himself to a little girl. On Tuesday, December 11 around 5 p.m., officers responded to a Dollar Tree located in the 1100 Block of Military Highway. A man exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl inside.
Police say woman arrested on outstanding warrant has died
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) -- Police in Virginia say a woman who was arrested on an outstanding warrant has died in custody. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Virginia State Police identified the woman as 28-year-old Carmeita Jane Vangilder of Yorktown on Friday.
Chesapeake woman brings community together to provide Christmas for 63 children
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- Christmas presents have taken over Holly Hill's home in Chesapeake. But she's not stacking up for her own kids, these gifts are going out to families in need across Hampton Roads.
Chesapeake Area Shelter Team offers shelter for homeless
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Chesapeake Area Shelter team is offering shelter at local churches this winter. The homeless will be able to stay at the churches every Wednesday through April 4th.
Chesapeake's Greenbrier area may be getting the city's second brewery
Roy and Ulyana Gomez first stepped into a brewery five years ago. Since then, the Chesapeake couple estimates they have visited around 100 breweries — all in preparation for one day owning their own brewery.
Chesapeake Police give drivers turkeys instead of traffic tickets to spread holiday cheer
CHESAPEAKE, Va. - It's the first time officer Angie Watterson said she wasn't the bearer of bad news during a traffic stop. "It makes me feel good, especially because then they don't have to worry about paying that ticket and then they can have a good holiday with a turkey," Watterson said.
Woman Fatally Struck By Tractor Trailer After Getting Into A Domestic Situation With Her Husband
BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A woman is dead after getting into an altercation with her husband, exiting the vehicle, and getting struck by a tractor-trailer. On Saturday, December 15, 2018, at approximately 0330 hours, D’nessa Mercado of Norfolk, Va and her husband Bryan Mercado were traveling northbound o
Northern Virginia's best and brightest Christmas lights displays
In keeping with InsideNoVa.com tradition, here are a few winter wonderlands to visit around Northern Virginia this holiday season. Anderson’s North Pole, 15615 Bushey Drive, Woodbridge.
Virginia woman fatally struck by semi on WV turnpike following alleged domestic dispute
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WVNS) - A Virginia woman is dead after being struck by a tractor-trailer on I-77 in Raleigh County. According to a press release from West Virginia State Police, D’nessa Mercado of Norfolk, Virginia and her husband, Bryan Mercado, were traveling northbound on the West Virginia Tu
Chesapeake moms take action against gun violence, remember victims of Sandy Hook massacre
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – On the sixth anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting, moms in Chesapeake are taking action. The Chesapeake chapter of Moms Demand Action spent Friday writing letters to their elected officials in preparation for Lobby Day in February.
Yorktown woman dies in police custody
A Yorktown woman died while in the custody of Portsmouth Police Department. Virginia State Police is investigating the incident. A woman was arrested by Portsmouth Police Department on an outstanding warrant at around 8:18 p.m. Thursday in Portsmouth. The woman was taken to the department’s headquar
Young woman who saved choking 3-year-old girl in Chesapeake is family's hero
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- Talk about being in the right place at the right time. A local family was out to eat when their toddler started choking and a stranger saved her life.
Woman gets 26 years in man's murder in Norfolk
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A Richmond woman is facing 26 years in prison for the murder of man who was found dead in a Norfolk home in January. Norfolk police said 58-year-old Larry Nicholson was found unresponsive in the the 800 block of West 42nd Street. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.
Woman sentenced to 26 years in prison for killing Norfolk man
NORFOLK, Va. — A 39-year-old woman has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for killing a Norfolk man back in January 2018. According to Norfolk Circuit Court, Moranda M. Marshall pleaded guilty back in September to the 2nd Degree Murder charge against her for killing Larry Nicholson in the 800 bloc
Woman dies in Portsmouth Police custody
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Portsmouth Police Department has confirmed that a woman died while in its custody on Thursday. According to Portsmouth Police, the woman was arrested in the 1000 block of Fredrick Blvd around 8 p.m. and was transported to police headquarters where she experienced a medical emer
Chesapeake head-on collision leads to rescue after driver entrapped in vehicle
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — First responders had to rescue the driver of a vehicle in Chesapeake Wednesday morning after they became entrapped in the vehicle they were driving after a head-on collision with another vehicle.
Police charge suspect in fatal Portsmouth crash stemming from chase
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- Portsmouth police have filed charges in connection to a deadly weekend crash that stemmed from a police chase. Officers responded to a call about a domestic assault happening inside of a car on Princeton Place on Dec. 8. A car being driven by 40-year-old Tony Bennett took o
Life is good in Chesapeake, says ODU survey
People who live in Chesapeake think they have it good. Their rating of their own quality of life is higher than compadres in neighboring cities: 88 percent called it "good" or "excellent" compared to to 80 percent in Virginia Beach, 76 percent in Suffolk, 63 percent in Norfolk and 60 percent in Hamp
Be uplifted again at Chesapeake church's musical services
Coming off this past Friday's Community Messiah production, the holiday spirit continues today with a musical celebration at Great Bridge Presbyterian Church’s annual Festival of Lessons and Carols.