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VDOT contractor from Chesapeake hit on I-85

Patrice West PETERSBURG, Va. - A VDOT contractor was seriously injured after being hit by a car while on the job, according to Virginia State Police. On Friday at 4:30 p.m., troopers responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on southbound I-85. According to police, a 2010 Nissan Maxima driven by P

WTKR - 2018-03-17 18:03:51

Crews respond to fire at Newport News Red Robin

(Photo: NNFD) NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Crews battle a small fire at the Red Robin on 12300 Jefferson Avenue Sunday afternoon, according to fire officials. When crews arrived, they saw light smoke coming from the front of the business. After investigating, they discovered fire in and around a wooden post

WTKR - 2018-03-18 19:30:40

Business owner said $18,000 worth of equipment were stolen from parking lot of Rita's Italian Ice in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Owner of Rita's Italian Ice, Jerry Crissman told News 3's Aleah Hordges that someone stole a trailer with equipment and supplies inside off his property. Crissman said the trailer was taken out of the parking lot from behind the store around 2 a.m on March 14. It's a situation th

WTKR - 2018-03-19 00:48:28

Two-alarm fire breaks out at Hampton apartment complex

HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- Firefighters from Hampton and Newport News battled a two-alarm blaze at an apartment complex in Hampton on Saturday morning. The call came in around 10:10 a.m. of a structure fire at Century Plaza Apartments in the 100 block of Lassiter Drive. Pictures from the scene show flam

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-17 18:24:00

Fire damages home in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- A fire on the Peninsula injured at least one person. The Newport News Fire Department said the house fire broke out on Concord Crescent around 6 p.m. Saturday. Arriving firefighters found fire and smoke rising from the home. Fire crews said one person was taken to the hos

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-18 17:04:00

Gunshot victim walks in to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Norfolk dispatchers say a gunshot victim walked into Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, early Sunday morning. The emergency call came in at 2:31 a.m. for a gunshot victim. Dispatch says they are not sure where the victim was shot, but had a gunshot wound to the leg.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-18 19:52:57

Third gun found at Norfolk International Airport in 12 days

Photo Courtesy of Lisa Farbstein, TSA Spokesperson NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - A third traveler in the last 12 days was caught by Transportation Security Administration officers in Norfolk International Airport early Sunday morning. The passenger was cited by airport police after TSA officers caught the

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-18 19:16:12

Newport News police investigate fatal shooting on Chestnut Ave.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A male victim was shot and killed Friday night in Newport News in the 5000 block of Chestnut Avenue. Police say they were dispatched to the scene at 10:10 p.m. after a female arrived at the home and located the victim. When police arrived, the victim was pronounced dead at


Man critically injured in Newport News crash

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A man has been critically injured in a single-vehicle crash in the 1500 block of Kiln Creek Parkway Friday evening. Police responded to the scene shortly after 6:30 p.m. Officers arrived at the scene to find a vehicle that struck a tree. The victim, a 69-year-old Hampton man was


Single-vehicle crash in Newport News kills 69-year-old

Police are still investigating the circumstances around this crash. NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- A man was killed after a single vehicle accident in Newport News on Friday. According to officials, a call came in around 6:30 p.m. of an accident in the 1500 block of Kiln Creek Parkway. Once on the sc


Feds inspect Hampton VA Medical Center

HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General just released the report from a visit to the Hampton VA Medical Center. It comes after a surprise examination by the office last summer, which was part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Inspection Program. T


Teen walks into Newport News hospital with gunshot wound

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A teenager walked into a Newport News hospital with a gunshot wound Thursday afternoon. The victim, identified as a 17-year-old male from North Carolina, said he was shot in the area of 76th Street and Mytilene Drive. His injuries were considered non life-threatening. Poli


Rally to inspire youth in Newport News gets interrupted by nearby gunfire

Newport News, Va. - A rally of inspiration aimed to empower a Newport News community Friday night. It was held at the Boys and Girls Club in the Aqueduct neighborhood. There was dancing, food, prizes and words of inspiration to the youth but as the event was getting underway it was interrupted by g


Hampton man dies after vehicle strikes tree

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Police say a 69-year-old Hampton man died after his vehicle struck a tree Friday night in Newport News. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Kiln Creek Parkway. The man was taken to the hospital, but was later pronounced dead. Police say this was a sing


Hampton Police investigate two overnight commercial burglaries

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - Hampton Police are looking to identify the suspects connected to two separate commercial burglaries. On March 16, dispatch received a call around 1:45 a.m. for an alarm activation at the T-Mobile the 500 block of Settlers Landing Rd. Police say two suspects forced entry into th

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-17 13:08:16

Police: Armed suspect takes ID, money from Newport News man

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Police say a Newport News man was robbed early Thursday morning by an armed suspect. Newport News officers were called to a 7-Eleven on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard just after 2 a.m. for a robbery. A 22-year-old man told officers he drove himself and a woman had gone to that


Man found dead in a Newport News residence

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police were called to a possible burglary but found a man dead in Newport News Friday night. Emergency Communications received a call around 10:10 p.m. in the 5000 block of Chestnut Avenue. Officials located a male subject inside a residence suffering from a gunshot wound


Newport News man shot while sitting in car

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man injured in the area of Middlesex Road Friday night. Police responded to the scene shortly after 7:30 p.m. Officers arrived to find a 29-year-old Newport News man suffering from a gunshot wound to his l


Illegal gun seizures up, shootings down in Newport News during 2017

An image showing some of the guns that were seized by Newport News police in 2017. (Credit: Newport News Police Department). NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Newport News police say more illegal guns were seized in 2017 compared to the previous year. Police say 661 guns were seized last year - compared


Man dies after car crash in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A man has died from injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle crash in the 1500 block of Kiln Creek Parkway Friday evening. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital around 7:30 p.m. Police responded to the scene shortly after 6:30 p.m. Officers arrived at the scene to find a ve