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Police: Man transported to hospital after being shot in Newport News Friday night
A man was transported the hospital with injuries not considered to be life threatening after being shot in Newport News Friday evening, officials said. Police and paramedics were called to the area of 21st Street and Chestnut Avenue at about 5:30 p.m., according to a police news release. Officers fo
Newport News sees an increase in automobile theft
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - According to a press release issued by the City of Newport News Friday, officers have reported a spike in theft from automobiles on the Peninsula. To help combat the issue, the Newport News Police Department shared a few crucial tips to help people keep their valuables safe:Alway
Man suffering from non-life threatening injuries after Newport News shooting
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - One person has been injured in a shooting on 16th Street in Newport News early Friday evening. Officers with the Newport News Police Department arrived at the scene at 5:30 p.m. to find a 32-year-old male suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his shoulder. The vi
Police: Two cameras damaged by gunfire in Newport News
A person shot two cameras in the 700 block of 34th Street between Sept. 15 and Thursday, officials said. A report of damaged property was filed on Thursday by a representative of the Newport News Redevelopment Housing Authority in reference to damaged property, according to Master Police Officer Bra
Fourteen displaced in Newport News apartment fire
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Fire Department responded to an apartment fire in the 500 block of Coral Court that left 14 people displaced Friday morning. Dispatchers received the call at 10:30 a.m. Crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly without any injuries to firefighters or civilia
1 dead, 1 hurt in Deputy Lane shooting in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Police are investigating a deadly double shooting on Deputy Lane and Old Courthouse Way, Thursday evening. Dispatch says the emergency call came in at 6:36 p.m. One victim was dead when officers arrived to the scene. One other person was taken to the hospital. The severity
One dead, another injured in Newport News double shooting
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - One person is dead and another injured after a double shooting in the 300 block of Deputy Lane in Newport News Thursday evening. Dispatchers received the call shortly after 6:30 p.m. There is no word on the severity of the other victim's injuries. There is no further information.
Newport News woman arrested after 13-month-old hospitalized with multiple injuries
Kiara Hall NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A 26-year-old woman was arrested in Newport News after a 13-month-old baby suffered multiple injuries that left her hospitalized. Newport News Police responded to the 100 block of Windsor Castle Drive on September 14 after receiving reports of a 13-month-old girl suffe
Newport News Fire Department hopes app leads to better outcomes for cardiac arrest patients
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Fire Department wants to get the public involved to help save lives. The department is preparing to implement a nationally-known program called PulsePoint, which interfaces with a city's dispatch system to notify nearby residents when there is a cardiac arrest at
Police: Newport News woman arrested, accused of severely injuring toddler
A Newport News woman is accused of severely injuring a 13-month-old girl in her care, police said. Officers responded to the 100 block of Windsor Castle Drive on Sept. 14 to a report of a toddler suffering from a medical issue, according to Newport News Police Department spokesman Lou Thurston. Ther
Newport News man arrested in relation to sexual offense, assault
A Newport News man has been arrested in connection to a sexual offense and a physical assault reported Tuesday morning, officials said. Newport News police were called to the 5600 block of Madison Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. in relation to a sex offense, according to an email from Newport News police
Two suspects, including 14-year-old, arrested in string of Hampton robberies
Recco Lamont Lewis (Photo courtesy of the Hampton Police Division) HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - Police have arrested two people, including a teenager, in connection with a string of robberies. The Hampton Police Division says that a 14-year-old boy and Recco Lamont Lewis, 32, were arrested for the robber
Maria Continues North, and We Could Have Some Impacts
Maria remains a hurricane, and it's going to be offshore of the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Midweek. The question is...how close will it get? Below is the Forecast Cone of Uncertainty for Maria from the National Hurricane Center's Advisory that came out very early this morning. The western edge of the con
Wounded Warrior Project and VB Surf Sessions hosts adaptive surfing lessons
WAVY Photo/Marielena Balouris VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - It was a beautiful day across Hampton Roads, and many people took advantage of the weather to get out on the water, including the Wounded Warrior Project. They partnered with Virginia Beach Surf Sessions to take veterans out on the water.
What really constitutes a commercial vehicle? Time for a clearer answer when it come to condos.
Jimmy Jackson, ABR, GRI, SFR, with Rose & Womble Realty, is chairman of the Hampton Roads Realtors Association's Common Interest Community Forum. Realtors are real estate agents who adhere to a strict code of ethics and work to protect and preserve private property rights; learn more at www.isyourag
Gardening Q & A: Have a small yard? Consider going old-style with mowing.
Last week's discussion about grasses has me thinking weeds and turf - not two of my favorite subjects. Growing up on a farm, with an enormous yard, meant a heck of a lot of mowing. In the summer it was almost a daily ritual, except for Sunday. Everyone in the family pitched in to get the job done. I
Hits and misses: Bay bridge-tunnel getting an upgrade
FOR MORE than 50 years, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel has provided a vital highway link between Hampton Roads and communities on the Eastern Shore. It is an engineering marvel, the type of project driven forward by bravado and boundless imagination, and one that proudly - and justly - wears its d
Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel expansion: 4 more lanes?
It was a concept floated early on: What if the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel could be expanded with four more lanes over the water? The "3-4-3 configuration" could alleviate some of the congestion and slowdowns that come with entering the tunnels. The "3-4-3" refers to the number of lanes approaching
Canine rescued from house fire in Hampton
HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue responded to a reported house fire in a residential structure located in the 0 block of Eastmoreland Dr. Saturday. Alert neighbors notified 911 when they saw smoke coming from the eves of the house, said HDFR. It took 15 minutes for Fire Engine 7 to
Hampton Fire and Rescue puts out small house fire, rescues dog
Hampton Division Fire and Rescue saved a dog from a house fire in the 100 block of Eastmoreland Drive Saturday afternoon, officials said. A call came in concerning the fire at about 4:13 p.m., Capt. Marc Levine said at the scene. Fire crews arrived four minutes later and saw light smoke coming from