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Officials: Multiple reports of bomb threats across Hampton Roads
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are investigating to multiple reports of bomb threats at various locations across the Hampton Roads region. Battalion Chief Harry Worley with Norfolk Fire-Rescue says a bomb threat was called into the World Trade Center in downtown Norfolk as well as the Chrysler Museum
Newport News fire crews respond to house fire
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Firefighters in Newport News responded to a house fire in the 1st block of Magruder Road Thursday. According to department officials, the fire was around 11 p.m. and firefighters arrived four minutes after the call for the fire came in. Officials added that no one was home at the
Newport News man arrested for indecent exposure, assaulting police officer
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Newport News man was arrested for exposing himself and assaulting a police officer last month. On November 8 at 7:35 p.m., police responded to the 300 block of Diplomat Court in reference to a man jumping up and down on vehicles while screaming. Officers made contact with the m
Iverson to hold annual Holiday Hoops Tourney in Hampton
Allen Iverson has always had a special place in his heart for the 757 and in particularly the peninsula. The Basketball Hall Of Famer announcing he's holding his 4th annual High School Basketball Christmas Showcase. The former Bethel Bruin will be the official event host when the event takes place D
Raccoon killed by family dog in Hampton tested positive for rabies
HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) — A raccoon in Hampton has tested positive for rabies, according to the Hampton Health Department. The raccoon was killed by a family dog in the Tide Mill area of the city on December 11, 2018. The raccoon was submitted to the State Laboratory in Richmond for testing, where it wa
Majorettes return to Hampton University
HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) — History is being made at Hampton University this year. Practicing at Armstrong Stadium Thursday, it’s something the school hasn’t seen in more than three decades.
Portsmouth homeowner takes action against porch pirates
PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A recent survey says nearly one in every 12 Americans have had a holiday package stolen from their home. It is a familiar sight in Hampton Roads as well. In Portsmouth, Christopher Rudder became a part of the statistic when a thief stole a package off of his porch. His doorbell cam
Car hits home on Motoka Drive in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- A car crashed into a home Friday morning in Newport News. Dispatchers tell WAVY.com the incident happened near the 100 block of Motoka Drive, off Tillerson Drive, around 8:30 a.m.
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Hampton
HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton Health Department announced Friday that a raccoon has tested positive for rabies. Health officials say the raccoon was killed by a family dog in the Tide Mill area of the city on December 11. The raccoon was taken to the State Laboratory in Richmond for testing, where it w
Bomb threat received at Pittsylvania County Administrative Office
Pittsylvania County Administration Office received a bomb threat through email on Thursday, Dec. 13. There were other threats made in Virginia at Hampton Roads at the World Trade Center and the Chrysler Museum, along with the Hebrew Academy in Virginia Beach.
Aldi planning to open store at former Norfolk Farm Fresh location
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Aldi is looking to open another store in Hampton Roads. Officials with the city of Norfolk confirmed the company is looking to open a store at a former Farm Fresh location on 21st Street in the Ghent neighborhood.
Top 10 | Music and merriment this week in Hampton Roads
1 The Virginia Symphony Orchestra and its chorus will be at the Harrison Opera House in Norfolk at 8 p.m. Saturday for its annual presentation of Handel’s “Messiah” ($25-$76). Info: 757-664-6464 or sevenvenues.com. Then at 8 p.m. Thursday, the symphony will present its “Holiday Pops” show at the Fer
First Lady Melania Trump to visit Hampton Roads
JOINT BASE LANGELY-EUSTIS, Va. (WVEC) — First Lady Melania Trump will visit Joint Base Langley-Eustis on Wednesday. U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan will join her. Trump is scheduled to talk to soldiers and airmen as well as school children. During the visit, members of the 1st Fighter Win
Cranberry Holiday Smoothies and help for local kids on Coast Live
HAMPTON ROADS, Va - Tropical Smoothie Café shows us how to make Cranberry Holiday Smoothies for the season. Tropical Smoothie Café is teaming up with WTKR to provide Christmas gifts for over 1,000 children living in domestic abuse and homeless shelters in Hampton Roads through Holiday Helpers.
Newport News woman shot in head after man enters home
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 3600 block of Marshall Avenue that left a woman injured Tuesday evening. The call came in at 5:39 p.m. Medics were in the area for a call not related to the incident. The victim, a 32-year-old woman, approached
Movie openings in Hampton Roads
"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" A youngster, Miles Morales, becomes a Spider-Man and crosses paths with his counterparts from other dimensions. PG (117 min.) "The Mule" A 90-year-old WWII veteran (Clint Eastwood) is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine for a cartel. R (116 min.)
Glad You Asked: Hampton Roads by any other name is still in southeast Virginia
Hampton Roads. Tidewater. Southeast Virginia. Norportapeake Beach. That last one might not have caught on. But in 1983, it was on the table when the seven cities of southeast Virginia faced a crisis — what should the region be called?
Mathews woman pleads guilty to stealing $1.46 million from Air Force
A former employee at Langley Air Force Base admitted Wednesday that she bilked the federal government out of $1.46 million — mainly by faking the amount of overtime she worked over 17 years.
In the Audience: "It Takes a Village" Toy Drive
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - More than 300 children in Hampton Roads are spending the holidays separated from their parents because of incarceration. Building Resilience In Communities is making sure they still receive a present from their parents, as well as the gift of knowing they have not been forgo
Northam, Norfolk Southern employees confirm company moving from Hampton Roads to Atlanta
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — Two Norfolk Southern employees told 13News Now that the company will move its headquarters from Hampton Roads to Georgia, confirming a report by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.