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Police: Man uses knife to rob Family Dollar store in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va., (WVEC) -- Officers are investigating an armed robbery at a Family Dollar store Sunday, according to a .

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-24 13:52:59

Allen Iverson's Mom Asked John Thompson To Save Her Son's Life

Before Allen Iverson ever touched an NBA court, his career almost ended. In February 1993, Iverson was allegedly involved in an altercation at a bowling alley in his hometown of Hampton, Virginia. During the scuffle -- which featured Iverson and a black group tussling with a white group -- Iverson a


Hampton Roads' only lesbian bar is under threat after Norfolk buys its building

NORFOLKFrom the outside,Hershee Bardoesn’t look like much.At the rim of Norfolk’s grotesquely tangled Five Points intersection in Norview, pocked by pawn shops and long-abandoned honkytonks, the only thing visible to the cars whizzing past is a shabby beige wall with a busted door and a poster-sized

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-22 20:30:00

Wreck closes City Hall Ave. at I-264 exit in Norfolk

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Virginia's minimum wage still among lowest in the nation

This year, the senatepassed a billto raise the state's minimum wage to $8 an hour in July, then to $9 and $10.10 an hour in the following two years. But that, too, failed to get past the house's commerce committee.

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-23 16:11:00

Norfolk Sheriff’s Office warns about arrest threat voicemail scam

NORFOLK, Va. – If you’ve gotten a voicemail stating that you have charges pending against you, and if you don’t call back you will be taken into custody, don’t panic – you aren’t alone.


Coast Guard medevacs man from Chesapeake Bay

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WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-06-24 04:09:19

Hampton McDonald’s closes after fryer sparks fire

HAMPTON, Va. – A McDonald’s in Hampton is closed for inspection after a fire started in the restaurant kitchen on Saturday.Firefighters responded to the fire in the 1100 block of Big Bethel Road around 2 p.m, according to the Hampton Fire Division.The fire was apparently started by a fryer in the ki

WTKR - 2018-06-23 22:03:25

Newport News man among those arrested for murder in Dinwiddie County

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. — Three people were arrested and charged in connection with the murder of Umar Abdus Salaam,according to CBS 6.

WTKR - 2018-06-23 19:48:49

6 places to watch outdoor movies in Virginia Beach

I love watching a summer blockbuster on the big screen! There’s nothing like checking out for a couple of hours and immersing yourself into a movie coma.I’m a sucker for a silly comedy or sappy love story.If I’m going to be perfectly honest with you, I’ll have to confess my favorite part of the movi

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-24 09:00:00

Suffolk man dies in Portsmouth crash - The Suffolk News-Herald

A Suffolk man died in Portsmouth on Tuesday in a bicycle crash.The Portsmouth Police Department continues to investigate the crash that killed 45-year-old Christopher M. Wilkins, according to a Portsmouth press release.The crash was reported at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday, Portsmouth police stated. It happen

SUFFOLK NEWS-HERALD - 2018-06-23 02:05:20

As part of $7 billion deal, Norfolk wallboard plant to get new owner

Thousands of people on I-464 drive by it every day and probably don’t have a clue what goes on in there.Since it opened in 1947, Chicago-based USG Corp.’s sprawling wallboard plant has stood about a mile south of the Berkley Bridge, across the river more or less from the Hammerhead Crane at Norfolk

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-23 14:00:00

Father of Teen Killed By Illegal Immigrant Drunk Driver: My Daughter was the Real 'Dreamer'

Angel Dad Ray Tranchant gave remarks in remembrance of his daughter, who was killed by a drunken-driving illegal immigrant in Virginia Beach, Va., at a White House forum hosted by President Trump.Tranchant's daughter, Tessa, and her friend Ally Kunhardt, were killed when 22-year-old Alfredo Ramos ra


ALL CLEAR: Truck crash leads to closures near I-264 in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A major traffic accident caused a lot of rush hour headaches in downtown Norfolk.The Interstate 264 west ramp at City Hall Avenue was closed because of the single-vehicle crash involving a large truck. As of 6:30 p.m. crash was all cleared.Crash blocking I-264 WB exit ramp at


Stolen lottery tickets in Norfolk led to robbery suspect arrest

“Karma is going to get you every time,” said Jacobs, “I’m glad the cops are out doing their job. It shows theya re working really.”

WTKR - 2018-06-22 20:46:00

Virginia man found guilty of fatally poisoning ex-girlfriend

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been found guilty of attacking his ex-girlfriend outside of her home and injecting her with a fatal dose of cyanide.The Virginian-Pilotreports30-year-old Joseph Merlino III was convicted Friday of first-degree murder for the death of 35-year-old Ellie Tr

ELPASOINC.COM - 2018-06-22 22:31:03

Fight leads to a shooting in Newport News, police investigate

Just after 6 p.m., Newport News Police and Fire Personnel were dispatched to the 400 block of Cox Landing in reference to a shooting. According to witnesses, there was a fight between three men.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-22 23:22:36

Residents angry after continued car break-ins at Norfolk apartment complex

"I come to see my passenger side window busted out, there is glass all over the ground," Midgette said. "Then I turn around and look down and I see the young lady car here, busted out."


More kindergarten in Virginia Beach, GPS on Norfolk buses: Here's what else is coming for schools

Buy NowKindergarten teacher Marilyn Haste talks with Grady Seibert, 5, and his mom Kelsey Seibert during a Creeds PTA Family Picnic in the cafeteria of Creeds Elementary School in Virginia Beach on Thursday evening, Aug. 31, 2017. Grady will be a member of Haste's full-day kindergarten class at the


She spent 3 months in jail despite a Norfolk police video proving her innocence

NORFOLKDonna M. Small was arrested last year on charges she dealt cocaine to a police informant.But, as evident by a video of the drug deal recorded by the informant, Small wasn't the seller, according to court documents.