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Elderly man dies in Yorktown three vehicle crash

Around 5 p.m., state police was called to Route 17, north of Goosley Road, to investigate a crash.

WTKR - 2018-06-19 21:52:42

Entire apartment complex without air conditioning in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- No air conditioning!People in the Aqua Vista apartment complex Newport News say that's what they're dealing with on what is becoming the hottest day of the year so far.Now, police are involved. City code officers say management locked them out of the office when confronti

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-19 16:22:43

Williamsburg Police looking for woman who stole gas station charity jar

On April 29, she walked into the 7-11 convenience store at 1510 Richmond Road and took the charity jar from the register. She then walked to the back of the store and broke the jar, then took the cash and left.

WTKR - 2018-06-20 15:39:32

Gloucester shelter staff passes out water, Gatorade to keep homeless cool

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WVEC) – With the temperature rising, people at a shelter in Gloucester County are trying to provide a little relief to those in need.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-18 22:18:13

Newport News Piggly Wiggly grand opening set for June 27

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- A prominent food desert in Newport News is about to be eliminated, with the grand opening of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-19 17:58:13

Police responding to tactical situation in Newport News

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WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-06-20 00:10:27

Dolson, this week’s adoptable pet brought to you by Tito’s Handmade Vodka | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Dolson, this week’s adoptable pet brought to you by Tito’s Handmade VodkaHey there! My name is Dolson and I’m a pint-sized pup, so I’m not really into heavy petting if you catch my drift.I’m a simple and independent little guy who enjoys the finer things in life, like rolling myself up into a blanke

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

Part I: ‘A pervasive odor’: One Williamsburg nursing home ranks poorly among the rest | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

The most recent federal inspection report available for Envoy of Williamsburg details a patient-on-patient sexual assault, staff members failing to update a resident’s doctor on health changes, rusty vent covers and a “pervasive odor throughout the facility.” (WYDaily/Sarah Fearing)

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Newport News man shoots outside of residence, says he was hunting squirrels

Newport News Police say that they responded to the 600 block of Highland Court for a shots fired call, where a woman told them that the suspect, Roderick Howard Franks III, fired three shots into her yard while he was trying to hunt for squirrels.

WTKR - 2018-06-19 17:51:26

Police investigate business robbery in Newport News

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Disappearing Virginia, Part 3: The sons and daughters of Slabtown

The letter was bureaucratically frank. “I have been advised that you have refused to give permission to enter upon your land for inspection purposes,” a National Park Service representative wrote to Sherman Hill, a resident of Slabtown, in 1976. “Therefore, I have instructed my staff to prepare a co


Man shot in Newport News Sunday afternoon

PENINSULANOWPhoto: WVECMan shot in Newport News Sunday afternoonThe incident occurred in an apartment complex in the 700 block of Brigstock Circle, but after the victim was shot, he was driven to a nearby location by a friend before they called police.


One man injured in Newport News shooting

Dispatchers received a call at 5:03 p.m. that there was a shooting victim in the 700 block of Thimble Shoals Boulevard. Upon arrival, officers located a 38-year-old man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his upper leg, and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment.


Early morning shooting leaves one dead in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police are investigating a shooting at the 15900 block of Warwick Blvd Monday morning.Dispatchers received a call around 1:00 a.m. for a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body.Courtesy of Newport News PoliceAccording to officials, medics pronounced the


Search for missing 12-year-old boy continues in Ocean View

The boy was with two other children who appeared to be in distress in the surf, according to a news release from Norfolk Fire and Rescue. Two children were rescued by family members, the release said.


York County deputy leads woman to safety after her home catches on fire | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Howlett arrived six minutes after the call came through, but did not find the homeowner outside. He “immediately” entered the house, which was filled with smoke, and found the homeowner sitting in the living room.


Deputies: 83-year-old man killed in Yorktown; suspect in custody

57-year-old Alexander Costen, who is Kistler's step-son, was charged with second degree murder.


Newport News Police search for wanted woman for second degree murder in 2017 homicide

Police are now looking for 21-year-old Shannon Hodges. She is wanted for for Second Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, Discharging Firearm in Occupied Dwelling and Kidnapping.


Operation Chasing Oxy busts large Oxycodone ring in Hampton Roads

Farrow and Fields manufactured and drafted prescriptions for Oxycodone pills from their home computers and printers, using the name and DEA registration numbers of real physicians, without the physician’s knowledge.


Man shot multiple times suffers life threatening injuries in Newport News

Photo GalleryNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are responding to a shooting early Friday morning.A 39-year-old man was shot multiple times in the upper body in the 5100 block of Fairfax Ave., according to police.Police got a call about the incident around 5:30 a.m.There is no suspect information at this ti