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Three-ring circus returning to Hampton Coliseum

It was two years ago last month that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus gave its last performance at the Hampton Coliseum. With The Greatest Show on Earth having folded up its big top, the coliseum is bringing in another three-ring entertainment with a long history. The Royal Hanneford Circus


Man sought in connection to shooting incident in Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are seeking a man wanted in connection to a shooting incident at a Hampton-area store. Hampton Police said in a news release 24-year-old Davon Lewis was at the W and W Market on West Pembroke Avenue on April 16, when someone in a dark-colored car started firing at him.


Man injured in Newport News shooting

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department responded to a shooting in the 500 block of Adams Drive Thursday morning. According to the department, officers and medics arrived on-scene at 11:07 a.m.


Flavortown: Guy Fieri to open two restaurants in Hampton

Flavortown is coming back to Hampton Roads — again. Guy Fieri, the Food Network host of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, is opening two new restaurants in Hampton. “Guy Fieri is a pioneer of finding food that’s fabulous, fun and not fussy,” said Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck. “That inspiration is a perfect


Kissing Bug, Nocturnal Disease Carrier, Confirmed In Virginia

VIRGINIA — The deadly "kissing bug" — a nocturnal, bloodsucking parasite that carries an inflammatory infectious disease — has been confirmed in dozens of U.S. states, including Virginia and the District of Columbia, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Chagas disease, as it'


VDOT pays $1.95 million to Newport News church over construction project

The Virginia Department of Transportation has paid $1.95 million to a Newport News church to settle years of litigation over the City Center Boulevard construction project. Under the terms of the deal, VDOT made the payout last fall to First Baptist Church Newport News. That’s a worship house at 127


Are Beyoncé and Jay-Z in Hampton Roads? If you believe these photos …

Rumors have been flying around Hampton Roads all week that Beyoncé and Jay-Z are in town for Something in the Water. People have been editing images of the famed pair onto pictures of local landmarks and sharing them on social media. Here's the famous couple at Military Circle Mall.


Fugitive in murder of 71-year-old man arrested in Virginia

A man accused of being part of a group that murdered a 71-year-old Pennsylvania man was caught in Virginia, Pennsylvania State Police said. Devin Cunningham, 20, the oldest of the four people charged in the stabbing death of Joseph Monka in his Luzerne County home, was arrested by US Marshals at a h


Skeletal remains found off Virginia Avenue

Human remains were found Wednesday in a wooded area off Virginia Avenue in Halfway. Deputies were called shortly after 5 p.m. to the area of 16926 Virginia Ave., according to a news release from the Washington County Sheriff's Office.


Teen shot in Newport News on Adams Drive

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Newport News Police are on the scene of a shooting Thursday morning. Police said there was a shooting in the 500 block of Adams Drive, and officers and Newport News Fire medics respond to the scene by 11:07 a.m.


The circus is coming to Hampton Roads!

HAMPTON, Va. — Hampton Roads will be having a wide range of performers in its midst at the Royal Hanneford Circus. Daredevils, high flyers, elephants, and a human cannonball are just a few of the spectacles that audiences will enjoy this weekend.


Festival to bring Indian culture to Hampton Roads

NORFOLK, Va. — The Something in the Water Festival is not the only event expected to draw thousands of people to Hampton Roads this weekend. The Taste of India kicks off Saturday at 11 a.m. at ODU's Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk. Organizers said Hampton Roads is home to residents from a


Deputies: Possible attempted abduction in York Co. was a ‘misunderstanding’

YORK Co., Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office has determined the incident regarding a possible attempted abduction near the Grafton Mobile Home Park earlier this week was not what it was thought to be.


Woman faces life threatening injuries after Hampton shooting

HAMPTON, Va. - Police in Hampton are investigating a shooting that has left one woman in the hospital with life-threatening injuries around midnight on Wednesday. Officials say police found the woman outside a residence in the 1st block of Terri Sue Court suffering from a gunshot wound.


Man wanted in Edwardsville slaying apprehended in Virginia

WYOMING — State Police at Wyoming Thursday apprehended Devin Malik Cunningham, one of four people charged in the April 17 murder of an Edwardsville man. According to State Police, Cunningham, 20, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force at a residence in Fairfax, VA.


Cyclist hit by police car at Virginia crosswalk is charged with not paying attention

A man riding a bicycle in Fairfax County, Virginia, was struck by a Fairfax County police cruiser making a right turn on red onto a highway Sunday morning, two videos of the event show. The cyclist suffered minor injuries, police said. After reviewing the videos and interviewing the cyclist and the


Woman found shot on Terri Sue Court in Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY)- Hampton Police Department officers said they wanted to find whoever shot a woman about 12:39 a.m. Wednesday. Officers found the victim outside a home on Terri Sue Court with a gunshot wound.


Virginia officials warning public about increase of hepatitis A cases

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR News) - The Virginia Department of Health wants people to be aware and careful after an increase of hepatitis A (HAV) cases being reported in the state. Outbreaks of hepatitis A have been occurring throughout the United States since 2016.


In the Kitchen: BBQ Made to Move!

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Blazin' Goats Barbecue is ready to bring the buffet to your next get-together. Their hunger assault vehicle is equipped with a full kitchen, a wood smoker and much more! Stan Battle and Cassius Fisher gave us a tour, then prepared a loaded baked potato and jalapeno cornbread


$1.5 million to fight flooding and climate change in Hampton Roads will go to these six startups

Six new concepts to fight sea level rise and climate change will be coming to Hampton Roads after the state recently announced $1.5 million in grants to a half-dozen companies.