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'I was one of these kids': Allen Iverson gives back to hometown Newport News Boys & Girls Club
"This gymnasium is an asset in the community," said Hal Smith, President & CEO Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula. "It's really what gets kids in the door. It's a place for them to come after school and have the encouragement to get through high school and then to have a plan for the f
Crews working oil spill in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Crews are working a large oil spill on Mercury Boulevard just west of Jefferson Avenue Thursday afternoon.Newport News Police and Fire Departments are currently at the scene.Authorities say traffic is moving slowly and only one of two lanes is open.There is no further information
Newport News man tased while attempting to flush marijuana down toilet
Police were patrolling in the area of the 800 block of Lucas Creek Road when they attempted to speak with two individuals on an apartment’s shared porch. While the police were speaking with the citizens, a male exited an apartment with a large bag of marijuana hanging out of his pants pocket, accord
Argument about Aretha Franklin leads to shooting in Virginia, witnesses say
SUFFOLK, Va. - Officials in Virginia are investigating a shooting that reportedly stemmed from an argument involving two men and whether Halle Berry played Aretha Franklin in a movie, according toWTKR.
"The last real yock": Chinese soul-food restaurants are closing in Hampton Roads
On July 14, France celebrated Bastille Day: the day everything changed forever. But in Norfolk, it was the final night of yock at Far East Restaurant.Even at 47 years old, Far East never seemed like much of a landmark. The bare-bones takeout spot, located across from Booker T. Washington High School
Hampton Police seeking suspect in carjacking investigation
At approximately 5:20 a.m., Public Safety Communications received a call in reference to a carjacking that had just occurred in the 1600 block of Hardy Cash Drive. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 53-year-old female, was sitting in her vehicle when she was approached by the three unknow
Man admits to shooting other man during 'Aretha Franklin' fight in Suffolk
SUFFOLK, Va (WVEC) — The suspect who shot a man after an argument, that witnesses said was about Aretha Franklin, claims he did it in self-defense.
Police: Man attacks Hampton woman he met on dating app
“They go to this website, or this app, looking for something they can trust and hopefully fall in love with,” Bond said. "It is unfortunate that they go to this site looking for that and then there are individuals out there who are looking to take advantage of these sites.”
2-vehicle wreck off Denbigh Blvd. in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- An accident involving two vehicles has shut down Patrick Henry Drive off Denbigh Blvd.The emergency call came in at 9:07 p.m., according to dispatchers.Medics have responded, but there's no word on the extent of the victims' injuries at this time.Stay with WAVY.com for up
Allen Iverson donates basketball court to local Boys & Girls Club
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Basketball Hall of Famer and Hampton native, Allen Iverson, has partnered with Reebok to donate a new basketball court to a local Boys & Girls Club.
Man arrested, charged with first-degree murder in Portsmouth Floyd St. shooting
Tommie L. Banks, 26, was taken into custody without incident by detectives with Portsmouth PD's Fugitive Apprehension Unit and Street Crimes Unit around 7 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
Here's where to find free music and movies in Hampton Roads
Free musicTowne Place at Greenbrier Summer Concert Series: Michael Clark Band.5:30 to 8 tonight at Towne Place Center, 725 Eden Way North, Chesapeake. .Sunset Thursdays at High Street Landing: Slapnation.6:30 to 9 tonight at 1 High St., Portsmouth. 757-393-8481, .
Newport News secretary charged with embezzlement and forgery
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Officers received a call from Short & Short PLLC, located in the 700 block of Denbigh Blvd in reference to possible embezzlement on August 7 at 5:51 p.m.
Swimming advisory issued for Newport News beaches
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Peninsula Health District issued a swimming advisory for Huntington, Anderson, and King Lincoln Park beaches this morning.
Newport News man assaults woman, locks her in bathroom
Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim, a 26-year-old woman who told police that she had been assaulted.
Newport News car wash owner needs help finding people in video caught crashing into building
On Saturday, surveillance cameras from Harpersville Car Wash, a self-serve car wash in Newport News, captured a vehicle driving straight into a wall of the business.
Newport News man arrested for death threat
32-year-old Antonio Lee of Alan Drive was arrested and charged with Maliciously Shoot/Throw in Occupied Building, Grand Larceny of Firearm, Possession of Firearm by Felon, Reckless Handling of Firearm, and Child Abuse/Neglect: Reckless Disregard for Life X3 on August 10.
Norfolk man arrested in connection with death of 15-year-old
Naquan Alexander, of the 900 block of Wilson Road, was arrested charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm.Courtesy of Norfolk Police Department
Arrest made in Newport News domestic incident
The domestic incident was reported to police on August 2 when the victim, a 20-year-old male, stated to police that he and his ex-girlfriend got into a previous verbal altercation. It is reported that the argument began while driving, when the victim informed Murphy that he no longer wanted to be in
Farm Fresh in Norge will remain open under new management | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
AsFarm Fresh locations across Virginia were sold or closed this year, the store in Norge will remain open under the same name but with new management, regional manager John Black said.