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Five displaced after early morning fire in Suffolk
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Firefighters in Suffolk responded to an overnight house fire that displaced five people early Tuesday. Officials were notified at 1:30 a.m. for the fire in the 2500 block of Cedar Lake Drive. Crews arrived on scene ten minutes later and found heavy smoke coming from a one stor
Suffolk Police looking for shooting suspect
SUFFOLK, Va. — Police are looking for Travis Cobrial Chalk, 40, in connection with an early morning shooting in Suffolk on December 9. According to Suffolk officials, the shooting they believe Chalk is involved in was within the 300 block of Spruce Street and the man shot was transported to a hospit
Suffolk couple shot at after returning home to find suspect in their other vehicle
SUFFOLK, Va. – A couple had a scary encounter in front of their home on December 8. Suffolk Police said they are looking for a suspect related to a shooting that happened on Bennetts Meadow Lane .
Police investigate after Suffolk man robbed and shot
SUFFOLK, Va. – The Suffolk Police Department needs the public’s help after a man was robbed and shot Sunday around 9 p.m. in the area of East Washington Street and North 8th Street.
Cops help shop for Christmas
Members of the Fraternal Order of the Police Lodge 41 strolled through Walmart with kids on Friday to help them pick out their Christmas gifts. The annual Cops and Kids event lets law enforcement officers shop with children that wouldn’t otherwise receive very much or anything at all. The purchases
City leaders eye Chesapeake farm for future industrial or commercial development
Tilled fields stretch for miles along U.S. 17 all the way to the state line. Soybeans, corn and wheat are grown on the 4,000 acres owned by Frank T. Williams, an 83-year-old Princess Anne County native and legacy farmer. The land where Virginia meets North Carolina is a culmination of properties he
Santa rides into Suffolk nursing home
Robert Johnson returned to the Autumn Care nursing home on Friday on his festive, bright-red motorcycle with a trailer full of cheer. Johnson has made it a December tradition to visit the nursing home dressed as Santa Claus and give out goodies for both residents and staff. He’s been doing this for
Missing 44-year-old located by police
A man who went missing from his home has been found by Suffolk Police. A recent press release revealed that Mark Butler 44, who went missing Pontins holiday park, Lowestoft has been found by police.
Police: Drunken pair arrested after performing sex act on side of Suffolk road
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A man and a woman have been charged after they were caught performing a sexual act while stopped on the side of the road Thursday night in Suffolk, according to police.
Va. News: Studying Ferry Service out of Prince William County, Digitizing Public Records in Suffolk
One of the last cities in Virginia to fully digitize public records is finally taking the plunge. And people in Virginia's I-95 corridor north of Fredericksburg may soon have a faster way to get into D-C.
Tired of all the parades and Santas? Try a stroll through a Suffolk cemetery.
You have out-of-town family and guests visiting for the holidays — how to entertain them? They’ve probably already seen enough holly, decorations, lights and trees, why not, take them to the cemetery? It promises to be a very grave undertaking.
Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office arrests 18-year-old for child porn
ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. (WVEC) — An 18-year-old was arrested and charged with having over 5,000 images of child porn. Investigators with the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office Bedford County Virginia Sheriff’s Offices Southern Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigated a cyber tip from t
Woman to serve 10 years on robbery, carjacking charges
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- A woman who pleaded guilty to crimes of robbery and carjacking is now facing decade in prison. Court records show Cathy Chapman was sentenced Dec. 14 to 30 years with 20 years on the charges.
Isle of Wight Co. officials arrest man who assaulted deputy after traffic stop
ISLE OF WIGHT Co., Va. – Deputies with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office are have arrested the man who fled after a traffic stop late Saturday night. The sheriff’s office says a deputy was conducting a traffic stop on Brewers Neck Road, Route 32, near the Econo Lodge around 11:15 p.m. when h
Man who produced child porn of 2-year-old gets 24 years in prison
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A Portsmouth man who produced child pornography of a 2-year-old boy and possessed thousands of images of and videos of minors engaging in sexual activity is facing more than two decades in prison.
Police reports for Dec. 13
The following information comes directly from the City of Suffolk Department of Media and Community Relations. It should be noted that a criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate a conviction has or will be attained nor that the party listed in the arrest report is guilty of the cr
‘Is he likely to settle in Suffolk? – Parole Board responds to key questions after triple child killer cleared for release
The independent body responsible for triple murderer David McGreavy’s release has insisted it will never free dangerous criminals until it is “convinced” it is safe to do so.
Police: Suffolk man with 65 license suspensions caught in stolen car
Police say 65 license suspensions didn't stop a North Lindenhurst man from getting behind the wheel. Oscar Ronquillo was pulled over Friday morning in West Babylon. Police say he was driving a stolen Honda when they spotted him on Fulton Street.
Several agencies searching for man who assaulted IOW deputy
ISLE OF WIGHT CO., Va. (WAVY) -- The Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office, Virginia State Police and Smithfield Police are working together to track down a man with warrants in multiple cities.
Suffolk students paint the city red - well red, green and white
A two-day art project by Suffolk public school students gave downtown businesses a festive twist on window dressings for the holidays. On Dec. 4 and 6, art students from elementary school through high school participated in the 18th year of a downtown Suffolk decorating activity. Themed “Jingle Bell