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Hampton police respond to second shooting on Kecoughtan Road this week; first was fatal
HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- A shooting has occurred not far from where a man was fatally shot Monday night in Hampton. Dispatchers say officers responded to the 700 block of Kecoughtan Road around 9:28 p.m. for a shooting with injuries. There are no further details about Thursday's shooting at this tim
Newport News Police investigate robbery at Wells Fargo
Newport News Police are investigating a robbery at the Wells Fargo in the 11000 block of Warwick Boulevard. Newport News Police received a call just before 10 a.m. Thursday morning in reference to a bank robbery. Police responded to the Wells Fargo in the 11000 block of Warwick Boulevard for the r
Police: Teen shot in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) - An 18-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his right knee Wednesday night, police said. Around 10:03 p.m., Newport News Police received calls for shots fired in the 2000 block of Jefferson Avenue. A citizen also requested medics for a man on the ground in the 2100 bl
Third-party business inspector faces 21 charges in Newport News for doing contract work incorrectly
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A third-party restaurant and business inspector is facing 21 charges for not doing his contract work correctly. George Langford George Langford is the owner of Protection Plus Systems in Newport News. One of the things his company does is look at fire hood systems to make sure th
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.
Man with orange lens sunglasses robs Newport News bank, police search for suspect
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police are investigating a bank robbery Thursday morning. Around 10 a.m., police got a call from the Wells Fargo located in the 11000 block of Warwick Boulevard about a robbery. Officers were told a white male wearing a hat and sunglasses (with orange lens) walked into the bank a
Report of active shooter at General Dynamics in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) — Portsmouth police are investigating a report of an active shooter.Police received a call 11:46 a.m. for an active shooter at 2 Harper Avenue, which is on the property of the General Dynamics shipyard.A spokesperson for General Dynamics tells 13News Now that there was "an inc
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.
Yorktown man stabbed and killed over minor car collision
YORKTOWN, Va. – A Yorktown man was stabbed to death after he hit two cars while pulling up to his home early Saturday morning. Now, a man is behind bars facing second-degree murder charges.
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.
16-year-old Newport News boy injured in shooting
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A local teen was injured in a shooting in the 7400 block of Chestnut Avenue Tuesday afternoon.The call came in at 2:56 p.m.Officers arrived to find the 16-year-old Newport News boy suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Medics took him to a local hospital for treatm
$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 shot in back of knee on Terminal Avenue in Newport News
WAVY PhotoNEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- Newport News police are investigating after a Hampton man was found suffering from a gunshot wound Wednesday night on Terminal Avenue.Police say they originally were sent to the 2000 block of Jefferson Avenue for shots fired and got word from a citizen that the
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
Career fair coming to Newport News on October 18
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — The Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NNRHA), in partnership with The Hampton Roads Community Action Program (HRCAP) will host the 22nd Annual Career Fair on October 18.
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. Publix opened its new store in Williamsburg on 4660 Monticello Ave Wednesd
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 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.
18-year-old Smithfield High School student arrested, charged with making social media threats
As a result of the investigation into the threat, investigators with the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a home in the 1500 block of Carrollton Boulevard, where an AR-15 rifle was confiscated.
Newport News woman arrested after stabbing another woman in the arm
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — Newport News police responded to a home in the 300 block of 73rd Street on Sunday, October 14 around 2:10 p.m. in reference to a past assault.