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Police: Newport News woman arrested for DWI had two children in backseat at the time
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- A Newport News woman who was arrested early Sunday morning for driving while intoxicated had two young children in the backseat at the time, according to police.
Buyouts being offered to Newport News Shipbuilding employees
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — President of Newport News Shipbuilding Jennifer Boykin announced Monday that the company would be offering buyouts and severance packages to certain employees as an effort to cut overhead cost.
Hayes woman pleads guilty to $100K caregiver fraud
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- A woman accused of stealing nearly $100,000 from a Gloucester woman has pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and identity theft. The U.S. Attorney's Office said 43-year-old Amy Denton began providing care services for a woman authorities only identified as "A.C." in early 2
Hampton police seek public's help in 7-11 robbery
HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) — The Hampton Police Division is asking the public for help in identifying a robbery suspect. On December 16 around 11:37 p.m., police received a call about a business robbery that had just happened at the 7-11 in the 2100 block of Executive Drive.
Woman to serve 10 years on robbery, carjacking charges
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- A woman who pleaded guilty to crimes of robbery and carjacking is now facing decade in prison. Court records show Cathy Chapman was sentenced Dec. 14 to 30 years with 20 years on the charges.
Medical practice manager sentenced for fraud, tax charges
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — A former Williamsburg resident was sentenced to over 5 years in prison on Tuesday for stealing almost $514,000 from a Williamsburg ophthalmologist and filing false tax returns that concealed the stolen funds.
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Virginia For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in Virginia are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Virginia.
Hampton officer stops car with woman in labor inside
HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - A Hampton police officer made a traffic stop, only to discover a woman in the car was going into labor!. According to a Facebook post by the police division, medics quickly responded to the scene and got the mom-to-be to the hospital.
New attack submarine launched into water for first time in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A new Virginia-class submarine entered the water for the first time, Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Monday. The recently christened Virginia-class submarine Delaware (SSN 791) is 7,800-tons!
Woman pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $100K from Gloucester woman
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — A Hayes woman pleaded guilty on Monday to charges of fraud and identity theft in connection with stealing nearly $100,000 from a Gloucester woman. In early 2015, 43-year-old Amy Denton began performing personal care services for A.C., who required assistance due to certain
In the Audience: Hampton History Museum and "Tornado Bait"
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - You can get Christmas Carols just about anywhere this time of year, but if you're looking to break from tradition, the Hampton History Museum may be throwing the party for you!
Newport News man allegedly pulls gun on man, woman over parking space
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- A 24-year-old man pulled a gun on a man and a woman during a dispute over a parking space on Tuesday, according to police. Newport News Police were dispatched shortly before 7 a.m. for a report of a man with a gun in a parking lot in the 300 block of 38th Street.
Newport News: Check Out 5 Nearby Homes For Sale
NEWPORT NEWS, VA — When you're in the market for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can be a tedious job. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.
SUV crashes into Newport News home with mother and child inside
A vehicle crashed into a house in the Denbigh section of Newport News on Friday morning, while a mother and child were in the home. The SUV crossover crashed into the house on Motoka Drive at about 8:30 a.m., the city’s Fire Department said in a Facebook post.
18-year-old's devices likely have thousands of images of child porn, IOW sheriff says
ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. (WAVY) -- An 18-year-old Carrollton man was arrested Monday on suspicion of having thousands of images child pornography. Lt. Tommy Potter says a preliminary investigation shows that multiple electronic devices taken from Connor Houlihan's home in the 2200 block of Heron Watch Cou
Two men wanted in connection with Newport News man’s homicide at Hampton Family Dollar
HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton Police are searching for two men who are said to be involved in a deadly shooting that happened Saturday afternoon. Police say dispatchers received a call in reference to a shooting around 3 p.m. in the parking lot of the Family Dollar in the 900 block of Aberdeen Road. Office
Police issue alert for Virginia truck driver convicted of child sex crime
RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia State Police have issued an alert for a convicted sex offender now wanted for failing to re-register. Domonique Michael Jerome Brown, 29, is known to frequent Richmond and Roanoke, according to police.
Hampton police identify man killed in shooting
HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) — One man is dead after a shooting Saturday, Hampton Police Division said. Around 3:02 p.m., police received a call of a shooting at the Family Dollar parking lot in the 900 block of Aberdeen Road.
Homicide Investigation: 900 Block of Aberdeen Road
The Hampton Police Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) in connection with a homicide that occurred on December 15, 2018. At 3:02 p.m., Public Safety Communications received a call in reference to a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the Family Dollar l
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.