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‘Booty Poppin” homemade rap video shows Portsmouth’s Commonwealth Attorney dancing with family
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Could a homemade video, recently released, lead to the recall of a local Commonwealth Attorney?
Portsmouth man sentenced to life for leading major heroin trafficking operation
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — A Portsmouth man was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison and ordered to forfeit $5.7 million for leading, organizing, and supplying a major heroin trafficking operation that resulted in at least on death.According to court documents, 46-year-old Leroy Perdue, aka Dink, ser
Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Portsmouth courthouse
Someone called at 8:48 a.m. and said there was a bomb in the building, said Lt. Col. Marvin Waters, spokesman for the city's sheriff's office.
Assault case against former Norfolk school bus driver moves forward
Skinner was arrested in February after police say she encouraged a fight between a group of teenage girls. According to the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, the girls were fighting in school earlier in the day. After school, police say Skinner drove her daughter and friends to the area where the girl
Portsmouth Police investigate two overnight shootings
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Police in Portsmouth are investigating two shootings that happened in the city around 11 p.m. Monday.The first shooting was in the 900 block of Freedom Ave. and the second shooting was in the 4600 block of Greenwood Dr. At both shootings two men each were shot. Three sustained non-
Girlfriend accused of using glitter and crayons to mail drugs to boyfriend in Hampton City Jail
Hampton, Va. – A woman is accused of using glitter, crayons and glue to get drugs to her boyfriend inside of the Hampton City Jail.
A $500,000 settlement could have set him up for life. Instead, he bought heroin to sell in Hampton Roads.
NORFOLKLeroy Perdue had a way out.For decades, the former Portsmouth resident sold cocaine and heroin on the streets of Hampton Roads, racking up a lengthy record in the process.
Four men shot in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY)- Portsmouth Police said they were investigating the shootings of four men Thursday night. About 11:00 p.m. officers found two men shot on Freedom Avenue. A few minutes later, they found two men shot on Greenwood Drive. Three of the men have non-life threatening injuries. Off
Man charged with killing father, shooting brother in Chesapeake
Tevin Smith, 25, is charged with killing his father and shooting his brother, who was in “serious but stable condition” Tuesday afternoon, Officer Leo Kosinski, police spokesman, wrote in an email.
Portsmouth's top prosecutor stars in "booty poppin" rap video
PORTSMOUTHIt's sundress season in Portsmouth. At least it is according to Commonwealth's Attorney Stephanie Morales and her husband, Luis.In a music video posted this week, the couple rapped their way through an original song produced by their 14-year-old son in which the lyrics focus primarily on t
Crash closes eastbound lanes on I-264 at Downtown Tunnel
Credit: VDOT 511PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- A crash involving several vehicles Tuesday afternoon closed all eastbound lanes on Interstate 264 at the Downtown Tunnel.Officials with Elizabeth River Tunnels said in an initial tweet about the crash involved five vehicles. Asecond tweet from ERTsaid seven
Chesapeake Police investigating Portsmouth Boulevard crash
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Chesapeake Police are investigating after a crash in the 4300 block of Portsmouth Boulevard.The call came in at 11:40 a.m. for the accident. When police arrived, they found that an adult female had been hit by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree.The female was airlifted
Family Dollar To Close Matthews Headquarters, Consolidate Support Centers - WCCB Charlotte
CHESAPEAKE, Va.– Dollar Tree, Inc., North America’s leading operator of discount variety stores, today announced that, as part of its continuing integration of Family Dollar’s organization and support functions, the Company plans to consolidate its store support centers in Matthews, North Carolina a
Four people shot overnight in Portsmouth
The first happened on Freedom Avenue just after 11 p.m. At the scene, police found two men who had been shot. One victim was shot in the leg, while the other was shot in the torso.
Police identify man found dead near his Chesapeake home
At 7:11 a.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Timber Lane, where residents told them there was a man lying on the ground, according to a police news release. Police found Lassiter, who lived two blocks away on Flower Lane, dead of gunshot wounds, police said.
Man convicted in Portsmouth shooting sentenced to life
According to the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Howell shot Gore 10 to 12 times, including one shot the Gore’s right temple.
Norfolk City Council installs former city employee as interim auditor
Tammie Dantzler, who spent more than four years in the city’s auditing office before leaving last year, was sworn into the position Monday morning.
Man charged in fatal domestic shooting in Chesapeake
Tevin Smith was arrested Sunday and faces charges of first-degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding and two firearms counts, police said.
Husband, wife found dead from gunshot wounds in Norfolk
NORFOLK , Va. (WAVY) -- A woman and her husband were found dead from gunshot wounds inside a home in Norfolk last week, police say.
Virginia Craft Beer and Wine Festival coming to Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Calling all beer and wine drinkers!The Virginia Craft Beer and Wine Festival is coming to Union Bank & Trust Pavilion on Saturday, September 29 from 2pm – 6pm.Admission to the event includes unlimited tastings from 26 Virginia craft breweries and six Virginia wineries, commemorativ