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Portsmouth Police searching for suspect after man seriously injured in hit-and-run

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Portsmouth Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect vehicle involved in a serious hit-and-run crash late Friday evening.


Warrior women art exhibit in Portsmouth stops students in their tracks

Alison Stinely’s “Gilded Splinters” and other works of art leap off the canvas with bold life-size scenes, heavy saturated colors and 3D imaging that seem to spellbind. Her solo exhibition is on display through March 13 at the Tidewater Community College’s Visual Arts Center in Portsmouth. It’s a mi


High school scoreboard | Friday's scores, Saturday's schedule

LANDSTOWN: Christmas 23, Hand 16, Mobley 13, Jones 6, Petitma 4, Oliphant 4, Tanoai 3, Turner 3, Martin 2, Lewis 2. WESTERN BRANCH: Bynum 15, McRacken 8, Jefferson 6, Shepard 6, Edmonds 6, Johnson 3, Thomas 2, Choi 2.


Two rival gangs involved in MacArthur Center shooting, prosecutor says

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- The shootout at MacArthur Center on Valentine's Day was a dispute between rival gangs, according to a prosecutor in the case. Two people were wounded, but will recover, and four were charged in connection with the gunfire in a shopping mall busy with holiday shoppers.


Charges dismissed against suspect in deadly Portsmouth shooting

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- Charges against a suspect in a deadly Portsmouth shooting were dismissed in cour this week. Someone shot and killed Reginald Smith on Dunkirk Street in November of 2018.


Navy Federal say members can now see, access deposits

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- Navy Federal Credit Union says its members can now see and access their deposits. In a Facebook post Friday morning, Navy Federal said deposits and postings were made, but could not be viewed through the credit union's mobile app and online banking.


The Funny Bone: Mark Curry

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- We're Hanging with Mr. Curry on The Hampton Roads Show. You can see Mark Curry perform this weekend at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone. For tickets & information, call (757) 213-5555 or visit VaBeachFunnyBone.com.


Norfolk man to serve no jail time after juvenile shot in head

NORFOLK, Va. – Tyler Ricks will serve no jail time after shooting a 15-year-old in the head in January 2016. Ricks was found guilty of reckless handing of a firearm, which is a misdemeanor. He was sentenced to one year with one year suspended, as well as one year of unsupervised probation.


Virginia Supreme Court orders hearing on innocence claim in 1997 assault

The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday ordered an evidentiary hearing for a man who claims he is innocent of a vicious, 1997 assault in Norfolk. In a unanimous opinion written by Justice William C. Mims, the court held that the Virginia Court of Appeals erred by not ordering a circuit court hearing


In Chesapeake 'Pokemon Go' murder trial, prosecution nears end of case

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- The prosecution is nearing the end of its case against Johnathan Cromwell. Prosecutors say 60-year-old Jiansheng Chen was a grandfather who was playing Pokemon Go when he was killed on January 26, 2017.


Police locate suspect after cameras found in Virginia Tech restrooms

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) — Police have arrested a person accused of installing secret cameras in public restrooms on the Virginia Tech campus. According to the Virginia Tech Police Department, two separate video recording devices were found in restrooms this week.


Students at TCC Portsmouth campus can get E-ZPass loaded with $35

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Tidewater Community College students can score a free E-ZPass loaded with $35 at the Portsmouth campus Thursday. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., DriverERT will give away the transponders inside the campus Student Center at 120 Campus Drive in Portsmouth.


Police respond to robbery at Wells Fargo in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- Police responded to a reported robbery at the Wells Fargo in the 5700 block of Portsmouth Boulevard on Wednesday. Portsmouth dispatchers say it happened around 2:30 p.m. There were no injuries reported.


Norfolk continues plan to relocate thousands despite transition program, assistance delay

NORFOLK, Va. — The City of Norfolk could start to relocate thousands of residents this summer, even though the city has still not fulfilled a promise to contract with a third party to provide comprehensive care and planning for families on the move.


Police: Manager allegedly embezzled money from Virginia cheerleading gym

FRONT ROYAL, Va. - An employee of a Virginia cheerleading gym has been arrested for allegedly embezzling money from the company’s bank account. Front Royal police say Donna Sue Rogers, manager of Virginia Revolution Athletics allegedly transferred an undisclosed amount of money from the business int


Winchester resident crowned Mrs. Virginia

WINCHESTER, Va. - While many people know about the Miss USA and Miss America pageants, a Winchester resident has earned a different title: Mrs. Virginia. Brieanna King-Kulik was crowned Mrs. Virginia in early February, after holding the title of Mrs. Winchester.


Portsmouth woman accused of trying to light victim on fire ‘savvy’ in avoiding arrest, Marshals say

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The search has been going on for a year and a half, and there are still no signs of Dominique Fowler for Portsmouth Police and U.S. Marshals. “She’s been very savvy in how she’s been able to avoid arrest,” Public Information Officer Chris Leuer said. “We’ve been couple steps behind


Norfolk promised to help people forced out of public housing. Then came delays and changes.

When it approved a major redevelopment of the St. Paul’s area in early 2018, the city promised “transformative human services” for residents who would be displaced from the three public housing communities there.


Former ODU football player sentenced to 3 years in 2017 assault case

NORFOLK, Va. — A former Old Dominion University football player was sentenced to 3 years in a 2017 assault case. Devin Hannan will serve 3 years total for malicious wounding and assault and battery, Norfolk Circuit Court said in a tweet.


Construction crew hits power pole on E. Princess Anne Rd in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Cleanup is underway after a construction crew hit a power pole in Norfolk Friday afternoon, police say. Norfolk police said in a tweet the crash happened along E. Princess Anne Road near Darden Street. The tweet said drivers should expect delays for the next hour.