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Man shot in the shoulder in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A 32-year-old man was injured after a shooting in Newport News, Friday afternoon. Police say they were called to the area of 21st Street and Chestnut Street at 5:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 32-year-old male victim with a g

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-22 23:11:47

Police: Man transported to hospital after being shot in Newport News Friday night

A man was transported the hospital with injuries not considered to be life threatening after being shot in Newport News Friday evening, officials said. Police and paramedics were called to the area of 21st Street and Chestnut Avenue at about 5:30 p.m., according to a police news release. Officers fo

DAILY PRESS - 2017-09-22 23:09:00

Police: Two cameras damaged by gunfire in Newport News

A person shot two cameras in the 700 block of 34th Street between Sept. 15 and Thursday, officials said. A report of damaged property was filed on Thursday by a representative of the Newport News Redevelopment Housing Authority in reference to damaged property, according to Master Police Officer Bra

DAILY PRESS - 2017-09-22 13:46:00

Fourteen displaced in Newport News apartment fire

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Fire Department responded to an apartment fire in the 500 block of Coral Court that left 14 people displaced Friday morning. Dispatchers received the call at 10:30 a.m. Crews were able to extinguish the fire quickly without any injuries to firefighters or civilia

WTKR - 2017-09-22 19:31:56

Widening project to cause I-64 ramp and lane closures

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Commuters will be impacted by the following I-64 ramp and lane closures starting this weekend in conjunction with the I-64 widening project. Ramps: On Sep. 24-25, starting as early as 9 p.m. until 5 a.m., the I-64 west off-ramp to Route 199 west (exit 242A) on-ramp from Rout

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-22 20:12:24

Newport News sees an increase in automobile theft

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - According to a press release issued by the City of Newport News Friday, officers have reported a spike in theft from automobiles on the Peninsula. To help combat the issue, the Newport News Police Department shared a few crucial tips to help people keep their valuables safe:Alway

WTKR - 2017-09-22 20:01:05

Monday's First Warning Forecast: Hurricane Maria moving north

***A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the North Carolina coast from Cape Lookout to Duck, including the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds. ***A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for north of Duck to the North Carolina/Virginia border and north of Surf City to south of Cape Lookout. Clouds build

WTKR - 2017-09-25 09:53:39

Copperhead snake bites woman multiple times inside LongHorn Steakhouse

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. - A Virginia mother is recovering after a copperhead snake bit her as she walked into a LongHorn Steakhouse in Spotsylvania County earlier this month. Rachel Myrick was with her 13-year-old son, her boyfriend, friends and family at the time of the September 12 incident, acco

WTKR - 2017-09-23 01:58:40

Police locate vehicle for missing Virginia Beach college student

According to Virginia Beach Police, Ashanti Billie's Mini Cooper was located but she is still missing. Ashanti was last seen in the 4400 block of Bonney Road, Midtown at Town Center Apartments, on Sept 19 around 4 a.m. She is 4'11" tall and weighs around 133 pounds. Parents of missing Virginia Beach

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-23 23:00:54

Two dead in single vehicle accident on I-264 in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Two people died Saturday in a single vehicle accident on I-264, west of Greenwood Drive in Portsmouth. The accident occurred in the west bound lanes of I-264, and Virginia State Police was called to the scene of the crash at 4:01 p.m. The driver of the Ford Focus ran off the road,

WTKR - 2017-09-24 00:14:33

Currituck man arrested on felony gun and child abuse charges

Michael J. Irwin (Photo courtesy of the Currituck County Sheriff's Office) CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) - A man was arrested on gun and child abuse charges after firing a shotgun inside a home on September 7. The Currituck County Sheriff's Office say they were called to the home 800 block of Wate

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-22 20:44:15

Suffolk Police looking for suspect wanted for hit and run

SUFFOLK, Va. - Police in Suffolk need your help to find a suspect wanted for several charges, including hit and run. Delante Saunders They're looking for Delante Saunders Sr. He's wanted for: malicious wounding attempt on LEO, reckless driving, interfering with city officer, felony elude police, dri

WTKR - 2017-09-22 21:40:18

Founder of Speedy's hot sauce tries his hand in bloody mary mix

Jimmy Miller of Speedy's Hot Sauce holds up a Sassy Bloody Mary at Simple Eats made with his new Speedy's Bloody Mary Mix. The mix compliments a line of four hot sauces that Miller produces. He also has purchased the former Admiral's Choice Sauce Shop in Oceana and has changed the name to Speedy's S

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 09:00:00

Maria Continues North, and We Could Have Some Impacts

Maria remains a hurricane, and it's going to be offshore of the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Midweek. The question is...how close will it get? Below is the Forecast Cone of Uncertainty for Maria from the National Hurricane Center's Advisory that came out very early this morning. The western edge of the con

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-23 14:13:09

2 people died in a crash along Interstate 264 in Portsmouth

Two people died Saturday in a crash on Interstate 264 at Greenwood Drive. The crash was reported shortly after 4 p.m. just west of Greenwood Drive, according to Virginia State Police. The driver of a Ford Focus ran off the road, overcorrected, went down an embankment and hit a tree. The driver and p

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 13:22:00

'I was high as hell': Suspect in Virginia trooper shooting says drugs played a role

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - "I was high as hell." That's what Karisa Daniels said when she admitted to WTVR in a jailhouse interview that she shot a Virginia State Trooper Tuesday night, but the 23-year-old insisted that she was not in the right frame of mind. "Next thing I know 'pow!' He falls down and I

WTKR - 2017-09-22 22:05:31

Two suspects, including 14-year-old, arrested in string of Hampton robberies

Recco Lamont Lewis (Photo courtesy of the Hampton Police Division) HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - Police have arrested two people, including a teenager, in connection with a string of robberies. The Hampton Police Division says that a 14-year-old boy and Recco Lamont Lewis, 32, were arrested for the robber

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-23 01:41:50

Police recover possible dangerous chemical in search of Chesapeake house

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - A possibly chemical dangerous was found in a Thursday afternoon search of a Chesapeake home, police say. According to police, officers were conducting a narcotics search warrant at a home on Marion Drive around 3 p.m. The unknown chemical was removed from the home by a fire

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-22 12:56:30

Police find car belonging to missing 19-year-old Ashanti Billie

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Police have found the Mini Cooper belonging to Ashanti Markaila Billie on Saturday. Virginia Beach Police confirmed that they had found the vehicle. Even though police have located the vehicle, they are still searching for 19-year-old Billie, who was last seen on Monday. Police

WTKR - 2017-09-23 23:32:10

Two arrested in connection to Hampton maiming, robbery investigations

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Division arrested two suspects Friday in connection with attempted maiming and robbery investigations. Recco Lamont Lewis, A 14-year-old Newport News male and Recco Lamont Lewis, 32, of Hampton, are now in police custody. On September 17 at approximately 9:01 p.m.,

WTKR - 2017-09-22 20:33:21