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Search for missing 12-year-old boy continues in Ocean View
The boy was with two other children who appeared to be in distress in the surf, according to a news release from Norfolk Fire and Rescue. Two children were rescued by family members, the release said.
Police investigate business robbery in Newport News
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Man shot to death overnight in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police in Newport News are investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight.Officers were called to an apartment complex in the 15900 block of Warwick Boulevard just after 1 a.m. Once on scene, police found a 52-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his up
Early morning shooting leaves one dead in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police are investigating a shooting at the 15900 block of Warwick Blvd Monday morning.Dispatchers received a call around 1:00 a.m. for a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body.Courtesy of Newport News PoliceAccording to officials, medics pronounced the
Weed that can cause blindness found in Virginia
The Virginia Department of Transportation also reported sightings of the Giant Hogweed in nearby Middlesex County and around Staunton, about 33 miles west of Charlottesville, according to Richmond TV stationWRIC.
Man shot in Newport News Sunday afternoon
PENINSULANOWPhoto: WVECMan shot in Newport News Sunday afternoonThe incident occurred in an apartment complex in the 700 block of Brigstock Circle, but after the victim was shot, he was driven to a nearby location by a friend before they called police.
One man injured in Newport News shooting
Dispatchers received a call at 5:03 p.m. that there was a shooting victim in the 700 block of Thimble Shoals Boulevard. Upon arrival, officers located a 38-year-old man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his upper leg, and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Man walks into Portsmouth hospital with gunshot wound
Police say the man's injuries are non-life threatening, but no other information was immediately available.PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police in Portsmouth are investigating after a man walked into a hospital with a gunshot wound to his hand.This happened just before 10:30 Sunday night.Police say the
Allen Iverson's Mom Asked John Thompson To Save Her Son's Life
Before Allen Iverson ever touched an NBA court, his career almost ended. In February 1993, Iverson was allegedly involved in an altercation at a bowling alley in his hometown of Hampton, Virginia. During the scuffle -- which featured Iverson and a black group tussling with a white group -- Iverson a
Man walks into local hospital in Portsmouth with a gunshot wound
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portsmouth Police are investigating after a man walked into a local hospital with a gunshot wound Sunday night.According to police, they were notified of the incident just before 10:30 p.m. .The man sustained a non -life threatening gunshot wound to the hand.Police say the investig
York County deputy leads woman to safety after her home catches on fire | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
Howlett arrived six minutes after the call came through, but did not find the homeowner outside. He “immediately” entered the house, which was filled with smoke, and found the homeowner sitting in the living room.
Search continues for Virginia man who disappeared while checking on NC property :: WRAL.com
Warren County, N.C.— While most families were celebrating Father’s Day on Sunday, one family is desperate to find their missing dad.
Woman hit by truck in Newport News dies at hospital
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The 20-year-old woman who was involved in an auto-pedestrian crash in the area of 79th Street and Jefferson Avenue on June 6 died this week, police say.
Man dead in overnight Portsmouth shooting
When officers arrived, they found 39-year-old Jesse R. Coulter with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the torso. Paramedics took him to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
Operation Chasing Oxy busts large Oxycodone ring in Hampton Roads
Farrow and Fields manufactured and drafted prescriptions for Oxycodone pills from their home computers and printers, using the name and DEA registration numbers of real physicians, without the physician’s knowledge.
Norfolk Police working crisis situation
NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department is working a crisis situation in the area of Brambleton Avenue and Church Street Friday night.Authorities say they are currently trying to talk to the person involved.There is no further information.This is a developing story.Stay with News 3 for updates.
Man shot multiple times suffers life threatening injuries in Newport News
Photo GalleryNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are responding to a shooting early Friday morning.A 39-year-old man was shot multiple times in the upper body in the 5100 block of Fairfax Ave., according to police.Police got a call about the incident around 5:30 a.m.There is no suspect information at this ti
Newport News Police search for wanted woman for second degree murder in 2017 homicide
Police are now looking for 21-year-old Shannon Hodges. She is wanted for for Second Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, Discharging Firearm in Occupied Dwelling and Kidnapping.
Dangerous plant that could cause burns, blindness found in Virginia
ISLE OF WIGHT, VA (WWBT) -An invasive species of plant that can be incredibly dangerous to humans has been spotted in Virginia.Sap from the Giant Hogweed, which can be between 8 and 14 feet tall, can cause your skin to be severely burned just by sunlight.If the sap gets into your eyes, it can leave
Man accused in Portsmouth murder says shooting was accidental
Darryl Faine, 54, is charged withmurdering 26-year-old Monique Landisin his Gateway Drive apartment on Dec. 1, 2015.