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Argument about Aretha Franklin leads to shooting in Virginia, witnesses say
SUFFOLK, Va. - Officials in Virginia are investigating a shooting that reportedly stemmed from an argument involving two men and whether Halle Berry played Aretha Franklin in a movie, according toWTKR.
Two injured after a fight led to a shooting in Suffolk
WAVY Photo, Laura CasoSUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A fight between two men led to a shooting in Suffolk Thursday morning.Suffolk police say it happened just before 11 a.m. at the intersection of East Washington Street and Liberty Street.The incident started with a verbal altercation between the two men th
Suffolk police arrest man in connection with Thursday morning shooting that left 1 injured
Michael Jermell Hatton, 44, was arrested and charged with aggravated malicious wounding, shoot/cut/stab or wound in the commission of a felony, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and discharging a firearm in public with injury for shooting Tony Jonathan Lundy, 47, in Suffolk on Thursday,
Man in serious condition after being shot during argument in Suffolk
SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — A man was seriously injured after he was shot during an argument Thursday, police said.
Shooting During Fight Leaves Man Hurt in Suffolk
A witness said two men argued about whether Halle Berry should play Aretha Franklin in a movie. He said during the argument, one man shot the other.
Man accused of Norfolk shooting convicted of murder
NORFOLK, Va. – A jury in Norfolk City Court convicted Malcolm Rashad Pittman of one count of first degree murder, one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, one count of obstruction of justice and one count of solicitation to commit a felony over his role in a 2016 shooting that le
Crews working oil spill in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Crews are working a large oil spill on Mercury Boulevard just west of Jefferson Avenue Thursday afternoon.Newport News Police and Fire Departments are currently at the scene.Authorities say traffic is moving slowly and only one of two lanes is open.There is no further information
Norfolk gang “godfather” tried to have witnesses killed. He was convicted anyway.
NORFOLKThe “godfather” of a Norfolk Bloods gang put hits out on witnesses in his murder trial, one of whom was shot twice and didn’t take the stand. But on Wednesday, jurors still convicted him and recommended he spend 53 years in prison.Malcolm Rashad Pittman was convicted after a two-day trial and
Man arrested, charged with first-degree murder in Portsmouth Floyd St. shooting
Tommie L. Banks, 26, was taken into custody without incident by detectives with Portsmouth PD's Fugitive Apprehension Unit and Street Crimes Unit around 7 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
WATCH: 77-year-old stops teen carjacking attempt at Suffolk gas station
“It’s usually calm over here. Never seen anything. No issues ever,” said Ronald Jackson, a regular customer at the gas station.
Crews work to clean up oil spill on Mercury Blvd. in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- An oil spill has closed two lanes on Mercury Blvd. just west of Jefferson Avenue in Newport News.Fire crews are on scene working to clean up the spill, which was called in at 1:30 p.m.The two lanes are expected to be closed for a while as the cleanup continues.
Cause of Suffolk warehouse fire still under investigation
SUFFOLK, Va. – Crews with Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to a commercial fire at the Pacorini Global Warehouse in the 100 block of Industrial Drive Wednesday afternoon.Photo: Suffolk Fire & RescueThe call originated as a fire alarm with water flow from a sprinkler at 2:13 p.m.Firefighters arrived a
Police: Former Suffolk volunteer fire chief charged, arrested for embezzling department funds
SUFFOLK, Va. – A 40-year-old Suffolk man who was reportedly the Chief of the now-defunct Holland Volunteer Fire Department has been arrested on multiple embezzlement charges.According to Suffolk Police, Charles Paul Riehle was arrested on July 9 on seven counts of embezzlement over $200 after they r
Suffolk Police arrest suspect in carjacking
According to police reports, the owner of the car had been at a residence in the 100 block of Saint James Avenue at approximately 8:08 p.m. with several individuals. Following a verbal altercation, she was physically assaulted and forcefully removed from her vehicle when she attempted to leave the r
Following teen's fatal shooting, Norfolk councilwoman talks programs tackling teen violence
"Overall the statistics are down, does that help the dead boy? It doesn't. And it doesn't mean a hill of beans to his family either, but overall I think we are moving in the right direction." she said.
Man arrested for arson after Chesapeake house, car fire
CHESAPEAKEPhoto: WVECMan arrested for arson after Chesapeake house, car fireAfter an investigation into the origin and cause, Chesapeake Fire Marshals arrested 32-year-old Michael Jones with four counts of arson.
Rattlesnake caught in trash can in Virginia neighborhood
"I thought his bucket was too small,” Mark Marchetti, who filmed the incident, told WVEC. “Kind of reminded me of ‘Jaws’ when they said, 'We need a bigger boat'.”
Man charged in fatal shooting of teen in Virginia
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Suspect identified in connection with Hampton man’s shooting
As a result of the shooting, 33-year-old Jimmy Antwan Anthony, Sr. has warrants for one count of Maiming, one count of Use of a Firearm and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Anthony currently has a previous active warrant related to a felony probation violation involving the