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Chasing for peanuts in Suffolk - The Suffolk News-Herald
Families followed the clues and explored Suffolk on the hot and sunny Saturday afternoon for the third annual Amazing Peanut Chase held by the Suffolk Public Library.Teams met in the morning at Chuckatuck Library to pick up packets of clues for 11 different locations throughout the city. Each destin
Crews search for missing 12-year-old boy near Ocean View Fishing Pier in Norfolk
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk Police Department's Harbor Patrol, members of the U.S. Coast Guard, and others were searching the waters off Ocean View for a missing 12-year-old child Saturday night.The boy disappeared in the area of the Ocean View Fishing Pier, located at 414 West Ocean View Avenue.
Eight children, one adult displaced after apartment fire in Suffolk
SUFFOLK, Va. – Nine people, including eight children, are looking for a new place to call home.
Roadway closed in Suffolk for possible hazmat incident
SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Police and fire crews were on the scene of a possible hazmat situation in Suffolk Thursday night.According to officials, Emergency Communications received a call around 8:25 p.m. after a citizen alerted them about an industrial tanker truck leaking an unknown substance.The tru
Portsmouth man killed in shooting overnight
Around 12:20 a.m., emergency dispatchers received a call saying a male had been shot and requesting help to the intersection of Woodland Street and Aylwain Road, according to a news release from police.
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
Community holds car wash for 10-year-old shot in head
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- It's been about a week and a half since a 10-year-old Newport News boy was shot in the head at a party. Saturday, community members held a fundraiser to help him out.
Vehicle runs into home in Newport News
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Homearama 2018 returns to Suffolk this October
The event will be held at the Creeks of Nansemond in Nansemond River Estates, which boasts both interior lots and waterfront lots with deep-water access. Interior lots will start at $450,000 and waterfront lots will start at $600,000.
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 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.
Coast Guard searching for missing child near Oceanview Pier
According to officials, Coast Guard Station Little Creek and Air Station Elizabeth City, plus other local agencies, are working to find the boy.
Firefighters in Newport News respond to Denbigh apartment fire
According to officials, fire units responded to an apartment building in the 500 block of Diplomat Court around 5 p.m., and that when they arrived, smoke could be seen coming from the exterior of the building.
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 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.
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.
Suffolk homeschooler who is putting up incredible track times will be tested this weekend
“When I watched those races (at the state meet), I thought about where I would have finished,” said Michaela Roser, a 15-year-old from Suffolk who is unable to compete under state rules because she's homeschooled.
Roadway cleared after chemicals spilled in Suffolk
No evacuations in the area were necessary, the substance was determined to be a harmless chemical, Calcium Carbonate. The chemical is used to clean up tar in paving operations. No remediation efforts were needed.
Norfolk mom charged with neglect after child found wandering by road, infants found home alone
The children’s mother, 34-year-old Joy Hairston,was charged with four counts of child neglect.
Suffolk Workforce Development Center to host hiring fair for skilled laborers
SUFFOLK, Va. – Calling all job seekers!The Suffolk Workforce Development Center will host a hiring fair for the Virginia/North Carolina Pipeline from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19.Those seeking to fill skilled labor positions for the Suffolk-based business Mills Marine & Ship Repair LLC are