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Man dies from injuries in Newport News crash
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A man died from his injuries after his vehicle hit a utility pole, according to police.
Portsmouth officer thanked for saving man’s life
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – While not every victim thanks a police officer for their help, one man did with a kind gesture, a smile and a hug.
Months before 11-year-old Norfolk girl died, social workers investigated when she was badly burned
NORFOLKThree months before an girl was beaten to death, social services workers investigated her mother after the 11-year-old burned her hand so badly she needed skin grafts, a prosecutor said Friday.Investigators determined the accusation of child abuse was unfounded, prosecutor Paula Bruns added.
First Warning Traffic – Memorial Day travel, Pungo Road Closures Start Tonight
The 35th Annual Pungo Strawberry Festival begins Friday, May 25 and runs through Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27. This community event is expected to draw more than 100,000 guests to the southern end of the city.During the event the following roads will be closed at the times listed below:Princes
111 pounds of weed seized from Virginia Beach neighborhood; witnesses say cops took walls out of house
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A man and woman are facing multiple charges after police seized drugs, cash and electronics from their home.
Court hearing reveals how Virginia Beach man allegedly helped murder suspect on the run
Prosecutors said Smith helped Bigby stay hidden by allegedly picking up his clothes, cellphone, and wallet over the course of a few days.
Prosecutor: Portsmouth Councilman Mark Whitaker manipulated witnesses in fraud case
The investigation centered around Whitaker's Church, Bethel Baptist, and its ties to a failed credit union.
Slain Portsmouth teen's name appears on cover of New York Daily News
It shows a silhouette of a football player kneeling in front of the flag, But if you look closer, the names of black boys and men who have been killed by police are splayed across the stripes.
Portsmouth man put copyright symbol on homemade child porn, feds say
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Dashawn Webster added a copyright symbol to images of him molesting a two year old boy, court documents say.
Woman arrested for Hampton shooting
HAMPTONPhoto: Hampton Police Dept.Woman arrested for Hampton shootingJasmine Aruana Concepcion, a 19-year-old Hampton woman, is charged in connection with a shooting that took place in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 6.
'It's a miracle': Portsmouth teen leaves hospital 7 months after car accident
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Tonasia "Nada" Edwards left Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters on Wednesday, marking the end of a seven-month journey that took her to three hospitals after an October car crash left her with a traumatic brain injury.
Despite Portsmouth Pavilion's canopy problem, Umoja Festival will go on this weekend
Buy NowDowntown Portsmouth's waterside canopy at Union Bank & Trust Pavilion shown here on an overcast day May 8, 2018, will have to be removed within the next month because of structural issues with main pillar found during an annual inspection.L. Todd Spencer | The Virginian-Pilot
Robbery at Portsmouth Food Lion leads to pedestrian hit during car chase
According to the Portsmouth Police Department, a woman shoplifter robbed the Food Lion on 1503 London Blvd and started to be chased by police after fleeing the scene. The woman also almost hit a police officer in the process, who was responding to the grocery store robbery.
Portsmouth Councilman Mark Whitaker and his attorneys tampered with witnesses, prosecutor claims
Buy NowPortsmouth City Councilman Mark Whitaker talks about his upcoming case during an interview at the office of his defense attorney, Jon Babineau, in Norfolk, Oct. 30, 2017.L. Todd Spencer | The Virginian-Pilot
Officials: 11-year-old girl died from blunt force trauma
Watkins' mother, 33-year-old Latoya M. Smith, and her boyfriend, 43-year-old Demont J. Harris, are both charged with first-degree murder.
Police: 1 dead after small plane crashes, burns in Chesapeake
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — One person has died after a small plane crashed in a field near a regional airport in southeastern Virginia.Virginia State Police said in a statement that the crash occurred shortly after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday near the runway of the Chesapeake Regional Airport.The plane caught fir
Pernell "Sweat Pea" Whitaker's brother hit by car while riding moped
That man, Raymond Whitaker, is the brother of world champion boxer Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker.
Former reality TV star in court for deadly crash
The driver of the Mazda, 29-year-old Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Dill, of Suffolk, died at the hospital.
Man shot on Blackfriars Drive in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are investigating after a man was shot Tuesday night on Blackfriars Drive in northwest Virginia Beach.The shooting happened around 9:37 p.m. in the 4600 block of Blackfriars.Police say the man was found at the scene suffering from a non life-threatening gunshot w
Virginia Beach man sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing child in storage unit
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A Virginia Beach man pleaded guilty and was sentenced Tuesday to charges of child sexual abuse, according to the Virginia Beach Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.