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Man wins $4 million in Suffolk

Portsmouth resident Oliver Davis Jr., 56, promised his wife that he would stop buying scratcher tickets. But he felt compelled to stop by Dollar Delites on Hampton Roads Parkway during a weekday grocery run to Food Lion in the same shopping center. "I just had this feeling that said, 'You're a winne

SUFFOLK NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-23 23:59:59

Charge lowered for Newport News woman arrested after baby suffers multiple injuries

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The aggravated malicious wounding charge against a Newport News woman was lowed in court Friday morning. 26-year-old Kiara Hall was arrested last September after a 13-month-old baby suffered injuries that left her hospitalized. Detectives with the Special Victims Unit found that

WTKR - 2018-03-23 13:51:02

Portsmouth man wins $4 million playing Virginia Lottery

Photo of Oliver Davis Jr. Provided by the Virginia Lottery. SUFFOLK, Va. - A Portsmouth man won $4 million when he bought and played the "Super Cash Frenzy" scratcher game at a store in Suffolk. Even though he won, Oliver Davis Jr. said that he might be in some trouble with his wife. "I told my wife

WTKR - 2018-03-23 23:26:24

Prosecutors: Janitor sold heroin at elementary school in Newport News in 2016

Aaron Williams. (Credit: Western Tidewater Regional Jail). NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A man who worked as a janitor at a local elementary school was one of two men sentenced this week for distributing heroin. The U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday that 28-year-old Aaron Williams was employed as

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-23 13:57:05

Virginia State Police investigate possible shooting on I-64

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A possible shooting shut down part of the interstate late Saturday night. According to Virginia State Police, a call was received around 11:30 p.m. for a shooting that occurred in the westbound exit lanes of Jefferson Avenue in the city of Newport News. Police shut down the outsi

WTKR - 2018-03-24 11:04:17

Man charged in Newport News shots fired incident

Gerald Bullock. (Credit: Newport News Police Department). NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A 19-year-old man has been charged by police for a shooting incident that happened earlier this week. Police say officers on patrol along Chestnut Avenue, in the area of 26th Street, saw three men standing in fron

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-23 17:39:55

Man sentenced after Suffolk small plane crash

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - A man who admitted he didn't have license after crashing a plane in Suffolk has been sentenced to 14 days in jail. Robert Gray Jr. crashed his 1972 Piper Aircraft in a field near the intersection of Cherrygrove Road and Greenway Road in July 2017. He had a student pilot license

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-24 04:56:59

Three convicted in connection 33-day bloody crime spree that left 5 dead in Portsmouth

A Portsmouth gang leader and two of his subordinates were convicted Wednesday on all charges for their roles in a bloody crime spree that left five people dead and at least four injured in late 2015. Antonio Simmons, Nathaniel Mitchell and Malek Lassiter will be sentenced in July in U.S. District Co

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 19:37:00

Two charged with child neglect after children found alone in Williamsburg hotel

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Two people have been charged with child neglect after two children were found alone in a Williamsburg hotel room in the 100 block of Bypass Road last week. Officials with the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said 22-year-old Karima D. Ray and and 24-year-old Markel L. Spikes were c

WTKR - 2018-03-22 20:41:22

Former Hampton officer arrested on drug, tampering charges

A Department of Justice logo is shown on a podium during a news conference about Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A former Hampton police officer is facing charges after authorities he conspired with a grou

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-22 14:43:03

Dealing with tragedy: 5 Norfolk students, faculty died in 3 months

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk Public Schools have lost 3 students and 2 faculty members over the course of three months. Clinical psychologist Dr. Janelle Mason said grief is tough to tackle. "Grief is a complicated and unpredictable phenomenon. You don't want to wallow in it, but at the same time

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 01:17:00

Suffolk Police searching for man involved in two burglaries

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police need your help finding a person believed to be involved in two burglaries that happened at service stations. Police say that on January 12, someone forced entry into the BP station located in the 1600 block of Bridge Road. The suspect took a large amount of cigarettes f


Two women injured in Newport News drive-by shooting

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Two women were injured in a drive-by shooting in the 600 block of Ridley Circle Tuesday evening, according to police. One victim, a 25-year-old Portsmouth woman, was found in the area of 16th Street and Jefferson Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand. A second victim,


Man found shot to death outside Norfolk home

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are on the scene of a homicide in Norfolk, authorities confirm. The police dispatch supervisor said the shooting happened in the 700 block of C Avenue just after 9:30 Wednesday morning. Police confirm they are conducting a homicide investigation and that the victim is a


Experts agree: Suffolk is growing

Exciting developments and new businesses have been driving more and more people to live in Suffolk in recent years, and it's a trend that shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. The city is estimated to have grown by 934 residents in a year's time - from 89,294 in 2016 to 90,237 residents in 2017 -

SUFFOLK NEWS-HERALD - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

Owners of Hampton home hit twice by cars push city for more protection

A car slams into a home on Fox Hill Road in Hampton on January 24, 2018. The same home was hit by another car in 2015. HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - A Hampton family falls victim to a car driving into their home not once, but twice, and maybe more when you go back in history. No one was hurt either time,

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-23 01:00:17

Multiple roads closed as crews battle house fire in Newport News

Credit: Newport News Fire Department NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Officials have closed multiple roads as firefighters battle a house fire in Newport News. The Newport News Fire Department said in a tweet the fire was on 30th Street. A photo officials posted to Twitter showed heavy smoke billowing o


Only on 3: Autistic student allegedly sexually assaulted on Suffolk school bus

SUFFOLK, Va. - The family of a seven-year-old autistic child is calling for more supervision and harsher punishment after they said their Pioneer Elementary School student was sexually assaulted on a school bus. According to the family, they were first told about the situation on March 16 but said t


Hampton police investigate shooting at KFC-Taco Bell restaurant

Police investigate a shooting at a Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell combination restaurant in the 1100 block of West Pembroke Avenue in Hampton on March 20, 2018. Photo courtesy of Hampton Police Division. HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - Police in Hampton are investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting that


Norfolk teen found dead at townhouse was well-liked, 'had a sweet spirit'

Daemon Person was found dead inside his family's townhouse on Corprew Avenue on Monday afternoon, NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - A mystery for Norfolk police. They're on day two of their search for whoever killed a teen inside his family's townhouse on Corprew Avenue. The case started as an undetermined de