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Man found dead Tuesday morning in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- Portsmouth police are investigating after a man was found dead Tuesday morning on Western Branch Blvd. Officers found the man unresponsive at 11:21 a.m. in the 3600 block of Western Branch Blvd., and pronounced him dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld as offi

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-10-23 21:31:52

Suffolk mom: 'I never knew that women could go into the hospital and not come out'

Right now, we have self-driving cars and phones that are basically computers in our pockets, and still one of the most seemingly routine things that happens every day is killing women. 13News Now is investigating why women are dying during childbirth and why black women, in particular, are affected

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-22 16:48:26

Portsmouth police search for missing 15 year old

Ke'Asya Waits, 15, was reported missing on Oct. 22, 2018. (Courtesy of Terry Waits) PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- Portsmouth police are looking for a teenager who was reported missing after she didn't get onto her school bus Monday morning, her parents say. Police confirmed that Special Victims Units de

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-10-23 19:42:10

Case for former Portsmouth officer convicted of manslaughter to be heard by Supreme Court of Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia State Supreme Court has granted Stephen Rankin’s request to hear his case on if the former Portsmouth Police officer should receive a new trial after being convicted by a jury of voluntary manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old William Chapman.Stephen D Rankin: First d

WTKR - 2018-10-23 14:16:36

Man shipped enough fentanyl to kill hundreds of thousands in Va., prosecutors say

WAVY Photo NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A man who authorities say was living in the U.S. illegally was sentenced to 11 years in prison for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill hundreds of thousands of people. Fiorman Erick Gillett, 48, of Belize, was caught working with others to ship three pounds of pure

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-10-23 01:44:18

Tolls hitting Portsmouth, big time

In the 2013 – 2014 fiscal year, a year before the tolls were implemented, meal and beverage tax revenues in Old Towne were up 8.3 percent. A year after the tolls were implemented, they dropped two percent in FY 15-16 and 1.7 percent FY 16-17, respectively.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-23 21:41:34

Administrative Assistant Job in Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia - Department of the Navy - LemonWire

The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Navy. The openi

LEMONWIRE.COM - 2018-10-23 16:44:47

Two-vehicle crash in Suffolk causes fuel spill, closure

WAVY Photo SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A two-vehicle crash in Suffolk Monday morning caused a fuel spill that closed a roadway in both directions. City officials said the crash happened on Carolina Road at Cypress Chapel Road around 7:40 a.m. Officials said the driver of one of the vehicles was evaluated

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-10-22 13:36:24

Bon Secours' hospital proposal in Suffolk gets an edge over Sentara's expansion request

An architectural rendering for Bon Secours Harbour View Hospital depicts a two-story, 76,000-square-foot facility at the corner of Bon Secours Drive and Harbour Towne Parkway. The hospital system is proposing an 18-bed facility with four operating rooms.Bon Secours

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-10-23 11:00:00

Sailor accidentally shoots himself in the leg at Naval Station Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A sailor was injured Tuesday morning after officials say he accidentally shot himself in the leg at Naval Station Norfolk. Spokesperson Kelly Wirfel confirmed the incident happened just after 9:30 a.m. at a building on base. The sailor was taken to a hospital and is expected t

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-10-23 14:19:22

At Freddy's in Suffolk, it's all about the fry sauce

The California-style single steakburger at Freddy’s Custard and Steakburgers includes a lean ground-beef patty pressed thin, fry sauce, cheese, sliced onion, lettuce and tomato, all on a toasted bun.Sonja Barisic | For The Virginian-Pilot


Methamphetamine and Fentanyl dealer sentenced to 11 years in prison

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — A 48-year-old Belizian national was sentenced to 11 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, including two pounds of Fentanyl.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-22 19:29:05

Newport News letter carrier wins $100K from Virginia Lottery 'Cash 5' game

Christopher Gallop. (Virginia Lottery) NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - "I just ran around the house screaming!" That's how Christopher Gallop recalled the moment he learned he'd won the top prize of $100,000 in the Virginia Lottery's "Cash 5" game. The Newport News man, who matched all five numbers in the game'

WTKR - 2018-10-22 21:27:53

Person shot on North 4th St. in Suffolk; 2 in custody, one at-large

WAVY PhotoSUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Authorities have two people in custody and are looking for a third after a shooting Friday night in the 200 block of North 4th St. in Suffolk.Dispatchers say they got the call at 8:15 p.m. for a shooting with injuries and police found a victim with a non life-threate


Crash closes Carolina Road Monday morning - The Suffolk News-Herald

Part of Carolina Road was closed Monday morning as crews cleaned up a two-vehicle crash with a fuel spill.The accident was reported at 7:40 a.m. in the 3400 block of Carolina Road near Cypress Chapel Road. It involved a passenger vehicle and tractor-trailer.The driver of the passenger vehicle was ev

SUFFOLK NEWS-HERALD - 2018-10-22 19:01:12

Man sentenced to 35 years for fatal 2010 robbery

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — A man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Monday, after he was convicted of a Virginia Beach robbery that turned deadly back in 2010.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-22 18:13:10

Man shot in Chesapeake Wednesday dies from injuries

A man who was shot last week in Chesapeake has died from his injuries, police said.It happened on Oct. 17, said Detective Kahlil Pacheco in an email. Police responded to a call about the shooting at 10:56 p.m. in the 2000 block of Linster Street, he said.

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-10-22 17:43:00

Front Desk Associate Job in Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia - Department of the Navy - LemonWire

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: FACTOR 1. KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION Preferred 6 months of work experience that demonstrates knowledge of basic principles, concepts, standards, and regulations related to hospitality operations. Must be skilled in the use of a personal

LEMONWIRE.COM - 2018-10-22 15:19:02

Vehicle crash causes fuel spill in Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. - The Suffolk Police Department and Suffolk Fire and Rescue responded Monday morning to a two-vehicle crash that caused a fuel spill. According to Suffolk officials, the crash involves a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer and was in the 3400 block of Carolina Road at Cypress Chapel

WTKR - 2018-10-22 12:37:12

Man killed in early morning shooting in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth detectives are investigating a shooting that left a 33-year-old man dead Sunday morning. Around 12:18 a.m., police and medical assistance was called to the 200 block of Wilson Drive. Arriving officers found a man with gunshot wounds to his upper body. Medics pronounced E