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Man sentenced to 50 years in prison for 2016 Virginia Beach Oceanfront shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A man who was arrested in 2016 for his involvement in an attempted robbery that ended in the murder of one of the shooters at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront was sentenced to 50 years in prison Tuesday. Deandre Evans Womack, 24, of Franklin, was sentenced for First Degree Felony

WTKR - 2017-09-19 20:28:26

Father, son arrested after transporting over 90 pounds of marijuana into Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A father and son have been arrested in a case involving the transportation of a large amount of marijuana. According to court documents, on August 25, an officer received a tip that a large amount of marijuana was going to be transported from California to Virginia Beach

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 20:30:03

Woman charged after child found to have 'visible injuries' in Newport News

Kiara Cherae Hall. Credit: Newport News Police Department. NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A woman was charged with malicious wounding after police say a 13-month-old girl was found to have "visible injuries" in Newport News. According to police, officers were called to Windsor Castle Drive on Sept. 14

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 14:48:36

Hampton Police arrest man in connection to homicide

HAMPTON, Va. - Officers with the Hampton Police Division arrested a man Wednesday in connection to a homicide that occurred Tuesday evening. Corey Divon Mitchener, 31 (Photo courtesy of the Hampton Police Division) Corey Divon Mitchener, 31, of Hampton, was arrested and charged with one count of Pos

WTKR - 2017-09-20 23:42:38

Norfolk schools on lockdown after shots fired

NORFOLK, Va. - Norview High, Middle and Elementary Schools are on lockdown after a report of shots fired in the 7000 block of Sewells Point Road Wednesday morning. Dispatchers received the call at 11 a.m. and were advised there was a disturbance in the community. Karen Tanner, a spokesperson for Nor

WTKR - 2017-09-20 15:52:43

Virginia Beach teenager missing, considered suspicious

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 19-year-old girl. Police say that Ashanti Markaila Billie is considered missing after she did not show up for work near Shore Drive and did not attend a scheduled class near Town Center. Her missing is also bei

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 19:50:59

Track to retire number of driver killed in plane crash

STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut race track is retiring the number of a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. Stafford Speedway announced that Ted Christopher's No. 13 will be retired in a ceremony during Friday's races. The 59-year-old Christopher was a passenger on a plane that cras

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 14:36:19

Official: power surge causes thousands of outages in James City County

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - A power surge has caused thousands or outages all around the county, Wednesday afternoon. A spokesperson with James City County says that the emergency calls came in around 3 p.m. The extensive surge occurred in the Grove area. Dominion Energy crews are on the scene w

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 22:01:35

Portsmouth farmers market comes together for burglary victim

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - The Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market is coming together to help a well known vendor after someone vandalized and burglarized her business. Robin Lindsey or "the flower lady" as she's known to customers owns land off Victory Boulevard in Chesapeake. She uses it to grow he

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-21 01:26:30

Portsmouth elementary school moved handicapped spaces so principal, staff could park closer to building

Buy Now A photograph of parking spaces at James Hurst Elementary shows one handicap parking space along with two assigned spaces for the building's principal and assistant principal on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Several other handicap spaces were moved further away from the building's entrance.K

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:06:00

Suspect wanted in Chesapeake 7-Eleven armed robbery

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - Police are looking for the suspect in the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven. Police say that the man came into the store in the 200 block of Hanbury Road on Sept. 14. He then pulled a gun on an employee and demanded money. The suspect took an unknown amount of cash and then fled t

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 20:59:39

Ordnance found in attic at Hampton home

(Photo courtesy of Hampton Fire-Rescue) HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - Emergency units responded to ordnance found at a home in the 00 block of St. Paul Court, Tuesday afternoon. Hampton Fire-Rescue says the emergency call came in just after 1 p.m. The ordnance was found in the home's attic and is a traini

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 19:30:02

Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

CORRECTS TO REMOVE REFERENCE OF HURRICANE CATEGORY - Trees stripped of their foliage and damaged trucks stand at the principal entrance at the Emergency Management Agency during the impact of Hurricane Maria, which hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20,

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-21 02:45:03

Hurricanes delay beach renewal in Kitty Hawk

KITTY HAWK, N.C. (WAVY) - Surf is up in Kitty Hawk, but that means work is down for beach replenishment in the town. "The weather delay has caused the interruption that you see now," Mayor Gary Perry said. Mayor Perry has waited years for beach renewal. This month, the four town project winded down

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-21 01:31:19

Changes coming to S. Independence Blvd. & Silverleaf Dr. intersection

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - If you've driven near the intersection of South Independence Boulevard and Silverleaf Drive then you've seen charges are coming. In the last 10 years, the city has recorded about one crash per month at the intersection. Officials have tried ways to reduce the crashes, li

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-21 01:11:36

Blog: Maria Slams Puerto Rico, Jose Meanders!

Maria Hitting Puerto Rico The tropics are still busy, but at least we will have some quiet local weather for a while. As expected, Jose has moved away and high pressure is building in from the west.Regional Weather Map This is going to give us lots of sunshine for today. It will warm up with this

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 13:09:26

The Colonial Parkway Murders: 30 Years Later

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - Thirty years ago Wednesday, the second event of what would become known as the Colonial Parkway murders unfolded in Isle of Wight County. Police found 20-year-old David Knobling's black pickup truck at the Ragged Island Wildlife Refuge. He was missing and so was hi

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 12:54:40

2 senators call for monument honoring black Civil War hero

FILE - In this July 10, 2015 file photo, an honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol removes the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds in Columbia, S.C., ending its 54-year presence there. Two South Carolina senators called Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, for a statue of Robert Smal

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 22:47:10

Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2015, file photo, Jake LaMotta watches batting practice before a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees, in St. Petersburg, Fla. LaMotta, whose life was depicted in the film Raging Bull, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at a Miami-area hospital from

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 20:59:26

New St. Louis mayor navigates racial strife after acquittal

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson holds a press conference at city hall on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in St. Louis. Several hundred people gathered on a hot, unshaded public plaza for an interfaith service followed by a march to City Hall. The service came after four days of protests that followed a judge

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-20 20:27:24