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Officials: Human remains found in Hampton 'appear to be historical'
HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- An anthropologist from the Richmond Medical Examiner's office believes that human remains found on North Mallory Street in Hampton could be historical.Police were notified about some suspected human bones that were found in the 1300 block of North Mallory Street Monday morning
Hampton elementary school librarian dyes hair after students meet test goal
According to Hampton City Schools, Forrest Elementary School librarian Sean Flanegan made a deal with students that if they met their passing goal for the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) test, he’d dye his hair pink and blue and wear it that way for the rest of the year.
Hampton Roads’ most dangerous shopping center
News 3 requested police reports for all crimes committed at shopping centers between March 21, 2017 and Mach 21, 2018. The most common offense at Hampton Road shopping centers were larcenies from stores, but the data also showed that hundreds of offenses were crimes against shoppers.
Hampton 14-year-old robbed at gunpoint
The teen was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries, but he is expected to be ok. Police are still looking for the two suspects; one is described as another teen, the other is believed to be between 18-20 years old.
One dead, one hurt following two overnight shootings in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- One person is dead following a violent night in Newport News.Police say they are investigating two separate shootings in the city. The first happened on Lewis Drive just before 11 p.m., while the second -- and deadly -- shooting happened Circuit Lane just before midnight.
Suspect robs woman at 1st Advantage Credit Union ATM in Hampton
The suspect displayed a gun, and hit the victim with it. The suspect then demanded property from the victim and took an undisclosed amount of money, a bank card, purse, and the victim’s keys before running away from the area.
Virginia school board violated rights of transgender teen, judge rules
The judge in Norfolk,Virginia, ordered lawyers for both sides to schedule a settlement conference in the next 30 days.
Newport News man charged after woman says he hit her with vehicle during argument
On May 21 Powell was arrested for Malicious Wounding, Assault on Family Member, and Unauthorized Use of Vehicle in reference to this incident.
Hampton school librarian dyes hair blue and pink after students pass SOL goal
Sean Flannegan, the librarian at Forrest Elementary School, promised students that if they met the passing goal for their SOL tests, he would dye his hair pink and blue.
Hampton Police searching for shooting suspect
HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton Police Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in connection with a shooting that happened over the weekend.Around 9 a.m. on May 19, officers responded to a shooting that had just happened in the 900 block of Florida Street. They arrived a
Human bones found at excavation site in Hampton
HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Human bones were found at an excavation site Monday morning in Hampton, police said.
Court sides with Grimm, says law protects transgender students' bathroom rights
A judge said that Gavin Grimm, who was a transgender student at Gloucester High School, should not have been barred from boys' restrooms and forced to use a separate bathroom.
Allen Iverson's Mom Asked John Thompson To Save Her Son's Life
Before Allen Iverson ever touched an NBA court, his career almost ended. In February 1993, Iverson was allegedly involved in an altercation at a bowling alley in his hometown of Hampton, Virginia. During the scuffle -- which featured Iverson and a black group tussling with a white group -- Iverson a
Police: Mother, boyfriend charged with murdering 11-year-old girl
Police said after investigating, they charged the child's mother, 22-year-old Latoya smith, and her boyfriend, 47-year-old Demonte Harris, with second degree murder.
One person stabbed in Hampton
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Couple arrested for the death of a child in Norfolk
The girl's mother, 33-year-old Latoya Smith, and Smith's boyfriend, 43-year-old Demont Harris, have been charged with murder.
Norfolk police identify motorcyclist killed in Friday afternoon crash
When officers were called to the 2300 block of Ingleside Road at 5:48 p.m., they found Edward Witherspoon, III, 28, unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Last year, 230 people died from opioid overdoses in Hampton Roads. But the number dipped from 2016.
“I think there’s been a lot of good work … going on locally, regionally, statewide, nationally – everywhere – to really kind of curb this issue,” said Kathrin “Rosie” Hobron, forensic epidemiologist with the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. “I think it’s a little too early to say if it’s
Pedestrian involved in Hampton crash airlifted to hospital
HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- A pedestrian involved in a crash was airlifted by Nightingale to a local hospital on Friday.According to police, the vehicle-pedestrian crash occurred at the intersection of Old Buckroe Road and Nickerson Boulevard around 4:45 p.m.The male pedestrian was suffering from life-th
Hampton Police arrest suspect in connection with multiple burglaries
Photo from the Hampton Police Division of Anton Mickell Jones.HAMPTON, Va. – Police in Hampton have arrested a 32-year-old man for his part in six burglaries of local businesses from September 2017 to January 2018.According to officials, Anton Mickell Jones has been charged with six counts of Burgla