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Teen on bicycle hit, injured by car in Suffolk
The teen was found at fault for the incidentWAVY PhotoSUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A teenager on a bicycle was found at fault after police say he was hit by a car Tuesday night in Suffolk.Suffolk officials said police as well as fire and rescue were dispatched to the scene in the 900 block of Portsmouth B
Woman 'had threesome with husband and Doberman dog'
Christina Patterson, 42, is said to have been caught on film with Richard, 47, and the dog in their master bedroom.
Smithfield Foods responds to reports of employee allegedly urinating on production line
SMITHFIELD, Va. – Smithfield Foods, Inc. released a statement Tuesday in response to reports of an employee allegedly urinating at his station at the company’s processing facility.
Norfolk mother pleads guilty to killing her 11-year-old daughter
NORFOLKThe mother of an 11-year-old who was beaten to death admitted Wednesday to killing her daughter.Latoya Smith, 33, pleaded guilty to felony homicide and felony child abuse and is scheduled to be sentenced in January. She faces seven to 50 years in prison.
Police: Virginia dog kennel owners engaged in bestiality
SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) —Police in Virginia say a couple who owned a dog kennel engaged in bestiality caught on video.Citing a Monday release from Suffolk police,The Virginian-Pilot reports42-year-old Christina Patterson was charged with multiple counts of bestiality and animal cruelty more than a year af
First Warning Forecast: Coolest night of the season on tap
*** Flood Warning for the Nottoway River at Sebrell in Southampton County. The river is expected to rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise to near 16.4 feet by Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by early Friday morning.A bit warmer today. Temperatures have been p
NC state trooper shot, killed while conducting traffic stop; suspect in custody
Praying for NCSHP this morning as they try to pick up the pieces and move forward after the loss of one of their own this morning! ?— Zebulon Police Dept (@ZebulonPoliceNC)October 17, 2018
Smithfield student's threats to shoot others had 'disturbing racial undertones,' deputies say
Paul M. Emerson, 18, was taken into custody Tuesday night and charged with two counts of communicating a threat via electronic means. During a search of a home in the 15000 block of Carrollton Blvd., deputies found an AR-15 rifle, according to Lt. Tommy Potter with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's
Authorities: 5 men arrested Tuesday among 9 in $19M drug trafficking conspiracy
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Five men from the Hampton Roads region were arrested Tuesday in connection to a $19 million drug trafficking conspiracy, authorities say.
FBI, DEA, Norfolk police claim to have cracked $19 million drug ring
NORFOLKAlmost 150 local, state and federal law-enforcement officers swept through Norfolk this morning, arresting five men in what prosecutors call a $19 million drug trafficking conspiracy.Reginald Beale, Maurice Barnes, Breon Dixon, Maurice Barnes, Johnell Stepney are expected to make their initia
18-year-old Smithfield High School student arrested, charged with making social media threats
As a result of the investigation into the threat, investigators with the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a home in the 1500 block of Carrollton Boulevard, where an AR-15 rifle was confiscated.
Beastiality videos confiscated, Suffolk woman arrested
According to officials, after a subsequent search of computers seized from the residence revealed videos of the couple engaged in acts of beastiality, Suffolk Police Department followed the execution of a search warrant involving Imperial K-9, LLC by the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firear
Person inside Chesapeake home during natural gas line explosion dies
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A person has died afteran explosion that happened Sunday night.Crews were dispatched to the 2500 block of Lofurno Road around 5:45 p.m. after several calls reported that a house had exploded.Units arrived three minutes later to find the single-family home with “devastating” damage
Crash on Chesapeake’s Military Highway ends fatally
According to police, a black Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound on Military Highway when the Silver Honda pulled out onto Military Highway from Galberry Road. When the Ford hit the Honda, the Honda flipped on its roof.
$19 million drug trafficking conspiracy leads to arrest of five Hampton Roads men
NORFOLK, Va. – Around 150 law enforcement officers from Norfolk Police, FBI, DEA and the U.S Marshals participated in Operation Goodfellas Tuesday morning.
Chesapeake girl featured on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” after viral singing video
Bri’Anna, who has been singing since she was 5-years-old, shares she prefers listening to the greatest hits from the ‘60s, 80s, and 90s and tells Ellen she used to fall asleep to Aretha Franklin as a baby, according to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” which airs on News 3 at 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Former kennel owner in Virginia charged with bestiality, animal abuse after videos surface
SUFFOLK, Va. — A Virginia woman who ran a dog kennel company with her husband is accused of sexually abusing animals and recording the acts,according to WTKR.
Video could have helped Portsmouth murder suspect prove self-defense – but it's gone
Latisha Warren, left, is charged with fatally stabbing her boyfriend, Darnell Phillips.Left, Portsmouth police. Right, courtesy of Nyesha Robinson.
Smithfield High School was on lockdown after a threat made on Tuesday
SMITHFIELD, Va. – Smithfield High School is on lockdown after a threat was made via social media.The threat was made around lunch time on Tuesday.Isle of Wight Sheriffs Office is currently in the 15000 block of Carrollton Blvd, interviewing a person of interest who is believed to be responsible.Depu
“You people don't have enough money to sue me.” Fast-food manager called employees N-word, lawsuit says
NORFOLKWhen it comes to selling fast-food tacos and fried chicken, Shu Kumar is apparently pretty good.But according to a former employee, he's also a racist who openly demeaned his black staff members and bragged they could do nothing about it.