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Woman arrested in connection to Virginia Beach shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Beach Police Department has arrested a woman in connection to a shooting that happened on February 19. Nicolette Danielle James 24-year-old Nicolette Danielle James of Norfolk was arrested and charged with Robbery, two counts of Use of a Firearm in the Commission o

WTKR - 2018-03-16 20:42:45

Former reality TV star enters pleas in fatal Virginia Beach crash, but felony case still pending

A former reality television show star charged with killing a Portsmouth Coast Guardsman in a drunken driving crash last year entered pleas this morning to two misdemeanors, but still faces trial on a felony manslaughter charge. Melissa Hancock, who was a frequent guest star on "Little Women: Atlanta

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-16 16:30:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Portsmouth man charged with woman's murder; 3 others charged with accessory

Joshua L. Bowen . (Credit: Portsmouth Police Department). PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Police say four people have been arrested and charged in connection to a Portsmouth shooting that left a woman dead. Police say 39-year-old Jennifer Bartell was shot at her home on Cushing Street on Wednesday. Her w

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-16 16:00:50

Hampton man dies after vehicle strikes tree

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Police say a 69-year-old Hampton man died after his vehicle struck a tree Friday night in Newport News. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Kiln Creek Parkway. The man was taken to the hospital, but was later pronounced dead. Police say this was a sing

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-03-17 00:04:13

New Hardee's opens on Holland Road near Lynnhaven Parkway in Virginia Beach

A new Hardee's opened Monday on Holland Road near Lidl grocery store. The restaurant has about 55 employees and several managers, according to Hardee's franchise operator Boddie-Noell Enterprises. The company will now operate about 10 Hardee's in the greater Virginia Beach area and more than 180 loc

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-16 16:00:00

Report: Virginia man tried to run over state senator

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man has been charged with attempted murder after trying to hit a state senator with a car. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that state Sen. Louis Lucas was unharmed. The suspect has been identified as James Taliaferro, an ex-employee of a business that Lucas run

WHSV - 2018-03-15 19:22:00

Two men cited for having loaded guns in carry-on bags at Norfolk airport

NORFOLK, Va. - Two men have been cited at Norfolk International Airport in the last 10 days after being caught with loaded guns in their carry-on bags. In the first incident on March 6, a Chesapeake man was stopped after a Transportation Security Administration officer detected a 9 mm handgun inside

WTKR - 2018-03-16 15:55:47

Man accused of trying to run over state Sen. Louise Lucas is charged with attempted murder

A man has been charged with attempted murder, accused of trying to run over state Sen. Louise Lucas with his vehicle earlier this week in Portsmouth. James Clifton Taliaferro, 40, faces charges of attempted murder, trespassing, eluding police and destruction of property, court records show. The Ches

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-15 19:46:00

Heroin, cocaine, marijuana seized from Virginia Beach house during raid

Michele Best VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A woman has been arrested by Virginia Beach police for selling drugs out of her home. Neighbors say the S.W.A.T team blocked off a section of Southside Rd. on Tuesday. Police told News 3 they were in the area to execute search warrants. Drugs and guns were recovere


USS Cole won't be shipping up to Boston. Foul weather cancels St. Patrick's weekend trip.

The USS Cole will miss one of the largest St. Patrick's Day celebrations in the country because of foul weather. The Norfolk-based destroyer had been scheduled to arrive in Boston on Friday to participate in a variety of events over the weekend including ship tours, community relations and the annua

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-03-15 17:42:00

Virginia man convicted of killing girlfriend's abusive husband

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - A convicted murderer has now been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's abusive husband during an argument. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the jury on Wednesday recommended 59-year-old Franklin Layne III be given the minimum of 23 years when s

WHSV - 2018-03-15 19:36:00

Woman shot to death in Portsmouth, police say

Detectives are investigating the shooting death of a woman this afternoon in Cradock. Emergency dispatchers received a 911 call at 12:46 p.m., police posted on social media. Medics pronounced a woman dead at the scene in the 70 block of Cushing St. This the the fourth fatal shooting in Portsmouth th


21 Farm Fresh stores bought by Kroger, Food Lion

FILE - This Tuesday, June 17, 2014, file photo, shows a Kroger store. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File) HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) - Talk about a supermarket sweep. On Wednesday, SUPERVALU Inc., which owns Virginia Beach-based Farm Fresh, announced it's selling 21 of its 38 Farm Fresh locations for