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$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.
Man accused of armed bank robbery, multiple bomb hoaxes in Hampton and Newport News indicted
According to allegations in the indictment,Oscar Von Alston II, 31,made a series of bomb threats to public facilities in both Hampton and Newport News including two courthouses, two hotels and a YMCA beginning at 11:32 a.m. August 9.
Hampton police respond to a shooting, one victim transported to a hospital
HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are on scene of a shooting within the 2200 block of Executive Drive.Officials were dispatched to the area after gunshots were heard around 7:20 p.m. Upon arrival, one victim was located. They are expected to recover from the injuries.There are no suspects at this time.
Newport News man accused of assaulting police officers
Police said the man's son, 27-year-old Alton Thomas, told officers he needed to get something from inside the home. After he retrieved some of his property, officers told Thomas he needed to leave or he would be arrested for trespassing.
Hampton man wanted for shooting someone during an argument
According to police, Dontaye Lamont McDaniel has been charged with one count of Malicious Wounding, one count of Shooting in Public Causing Injury, one count of Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Man killed in Ocean View identified as well as suspect, who also died
NORFOLKPolice have identified a man who was killed last week in Ocean View and the suspect in the killing, who died of a yet to be determined cause while holed up in a house.Officials received a call about gunshots heard shortly before 7 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of West Ocean Avenue, officials s
Michael Vick's father gets 5 years in prison on drug conspiracy charges
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — The father of retired NFL quarterback Michael Vick was sentenced to five years in prison, after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to conspiracy to distribute heroin.
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
First Publix in Hampton Roads opens in Williamsburg
Florida-transplants and grocery groupies, the time has come. Publix has arrived.Publix, which started in Florida in 1930 and has since inched north, growing to more than 1,200 stores across the southeast, opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday at 4660 Monticello Ave. in Williamsburg.
Newport News bus assistant charged with assaulting student sentenced to 1 year
The school bus assistant, identified as Smith, approached the 12-year-old victim to try and stop him from kicking.
Man shot several times on Kecoughtan Road in Hampton
Around 8:45 p.m., Public Safety Communications received a call in reference to a shooting that occurred in the 2100 block of Kecoughtan Road. On the scene, police found a man suffering from several gunshot wounds.
One of four suspects arrested in connection with Hampton Yacht Club burglaries
Authorities say on October 5 around 4:15 a.m., four suspects entered the Hampton Yacht Club through the front entrance of the marina. Once inside the marina, the suspects boarded multiple vessels and removed various items such as coolers, navigational equipment, tools and food items. They then left
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.
Hampton 18-year-old pleads guilty to accidentally shooting 12-year-old
HAMPTON, Va. — An 18-year-old Hampton man pleaded guilty to reckless handling of a firearm, a charge he picked up after a 12-year-old was shot.
Williamsburg Publix opens, bringing Hampton Roads consumers more shopping variety
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — While central Virginia and Kill Devil Hills have already been exposed to the Florida supermarket chain, Williamsburg’s new Publix will give Hampton Roads’ customers a closer option to shop at something new.
A Hampton man used bomb hoaxes to rob a bank according to the DOJ
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — Oscar Von Alston II, 31, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for making multiple bomb threats in Hampton and Newport News to divert emergency responders away from his armed bank robbery.
Virginia State Police investigate two early morning shootings on I-64 near Hampton
Anyone who witnessed, or has information on either shooting should contact the Virginia State Police at (757) 424-6800, #77 by cell phone, or email email@example.com.
Man wearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shirt robs business in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- An unknown man, reportedly wearing a t-shirt with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on it, robbed a business on Warwick Boulevard on Sunday.
Inmate dies at Hampton Roads Regional Jail
Jones reportedly was in custody at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail serving a 1-year and 6-month sentence on a Probation Violation imposed by the Norfolk Circuit Court, a 1 year and 6-month sentence (running concurrent with the Probation Violation from Norfolk) on a Probation Violation imposed by the
Newport News woman charged with malicious wounding after stabbing
On September 30 at 10:20 p.m., police were dispatched to a residence in the no hundred block of Crutchfield Drive in reference to a stabbing. Officers located the victim, a 59-year-old Newport News man, outside the residence suffering a non-life threatening laceration across his stomach.