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Woman in custody after barricading herself in Newport News home

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — A woman was apprehended after she barricaded herself in a house Sunday afternoon, Newport News police said.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-19 20:29:09

Juvenile set on fire in Newport News

A witness, who didn't want to be named, tells 10 On Your Side he saw the juvenile on the corner of the street covered in flames with a boy standing behind him.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-08-19 23:14:52

Police: Newport News teen arrested after lighting 14-year-old on fire

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A 13-year-old teen in Newport News has been arrested after an argument with a 14-year-old allegedly left the older of the two with third degree burns to 15 percent of his body.Police said the incident happened around 4 p.m. at Peterson’s Yacht Basin located at the intersection of

WTKR - 2018-08-19 23:54:08

Teen's complaints of illness before she died went unheeded, a mental health care staffer says

Raven Nichole Keffer, 17, died at a hospital after collapsing at Newport News Behavioral Health Center on June 29. Police are investigating the death.Peter Dujardin | Daily Press

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-19 20:07:00

Colonial Williamsburg to host ‘Ales through the Ages’ conference

“Today beer is a recreational drink, but for thousands of years it was a critical source of nourishment that varied greatly between periods and places,” said Frank Clark, brewer and Colonial Williamsburg master of Historic Foodways. “We learn more about beer’s history every day, and this year’s Ales

WTKR - 2018-08-19 12:52:04

Four rescued from York River after boat begins taking on water | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue was called early Saturday after a boat reportedly began taking on water in the York River. (WYDaily photo/Courtesy Abingdon Fire and Rescue)Four people were rescued early Saturday after a boat ran into trouble on the York River.Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue cr

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-08-19 03:10:32

Busch Gardens train, 'Escape from Pompeii' fires ruled accidental, officials say

The train the fire occurred on was on a spur track behind the Caribou Train Station in the New France area of the park when it caught fire, according to Ryan Ashe, the James City County Fire Chief


Abingdon Fire rescues 3 adults, 1 child from pontoon boat

ABINGDON, Va. – At 1:21 a.m. Saturday, Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue was notified of a boater emergency in the York River.

WTKR - 2018-08-18 14:02:22

Traffic at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel has plagued the region for decades. But it's getting a massive makeover.

NORFOLKFor nearly four decades, Bob Layton has had a bird's-eye view of the congestion that has plagued the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel for as long as anyone can remember.Since 1979, he has lived in the first home visible on Bayville Street, just off to the right in the Willoughby Spit section of No

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-18 19:00:00

PETA presses Busch Gardens to post warning signs after guest is accused of leaving dog in car | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter to Kevin Lembke, the park’s president, on Friday urging Busch Gardens to post signs warning of the dangers of leaving children and pets inside hot vehicles.


Rob Blizard: Does Hampton Roads need 14 animal separate shelters?

THERE IS A REASON we buy the vast majority of our groceries at Walmart or Kroger instead of the old-fashioned mom-and-pop corner market. It’s the same reason we buy most of our home supply needs at Home Depot or Lowe’s rather than a small neighborhood hardware store.What underlies that reason is kno

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-19 04:00:00

Meet some current "hidden figures" of Hampton Roads science

Buy NowFrom left to right: Anum Barki Ashraf, instrument and deputy project scientist at NASA Langley, Marlyn Andino, research engineer at NASA Langley, Bonita Anthony, director of engineering student success at Old Dominion University and Deirdre Gonsalves-Jackson, associate professor of biology at

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-08-19 14:00:00

Police looking for carjacking suspects in Hampton

The investigation revealed that a 53 year-old woman was sitting in her vehicle when she was approached by three unknown suspects who displayed a firearm and demanded her vehicle. The suspects were last seen headed toward I-64 East in the victim's black 2006 Chevy Equinox. The vehicle has two Raider


'I was one of these kids': Allen Iverson gives back to hometown Newport News Boys & Girls Club

"This gymnasium is an asset in the community," said Hal Smith, President & CEO Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula. "It's really what gets kids in the door. It's a place for them to come after school and have the encouragement to get through high school and then to have a plan for the f


Lawsuit claims VSP trooper slammed man to ground, breaking jaw

It says Hughes pulled him from the car, slammed him on the ground and filed a "misleading" police report to cover it up. Greenaway was later charged with misdemeanor obstruction, a charge that will be dropped if he avoids trouble for a year.


Clear The Shelters national initiative ends today

10 On Your Side is a proud sponsor of this annual campaign. So far, citizens have adopted over 1,000 animals from Hampton Roads shelters during this year's four week campaign.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-08-18 23:47:06

Train at Busch Gardens Williamsburg catches fire

The fire happened on a train at the Caribou Train Station, which is located in the New France area of the amusement park, according to WAVY.


"The last real yock": Chinese soul-food restaurants are closing in Hampton Roads

On July 14, France celebrated Bastille Day: the day everything changed forever. But in Norfolk, it was the final night of yock at Far East Restaurant.Even at 47 years old, Far East never seemed like much of a landmark. The bare-bones takeout spot, located across from Booker T. Washington High School


Police: Man attacks Hampton woman he met on dating app

“They go to this website, or this app, looking for something they can trust and hopefully fall in love with,” Bond said. "It is unfortunate that they go to this site looking for that and then there are individuals out there who are looking to take advantage of these sites.”


Commission approves zoning changes for medical marijuana dispensary in Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. – In a unanimous decision Thursday, the City of Hampton’s Planning Commissionapproved to change the city’s zoning ordinanceto allow for the production of cannabis oil in one of six zoning districts in the city.