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Virginia Beach 7th grader celebrates life after being diagnosed with cancer 8 years ago

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Saturday is a day to celebrate life for Abby Furco's family. Abby was diagnosed with cancer 8 years ago on February 16, and 10 On Your Side has been following Abby's journey since 2016.


Some Virginia Beach businesses anxious about bills to let schools open before Labor Day

Public schools across Virginia could soon be able to open in August instead of after Labor Day. Legislation approaching Gov. Ralph Northam's desk could create a dramatic shift for Hampton Roads, which historically has been required to start in September. Educators say the change could give them flex


Mistrial declared in Virginia Beach murder trial after jurors' cars burglarized

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A mistrial has been declared in the trial of a man accused of killing a high school student outside of a Virginia Beach Applebee's in 2016. A judge declared the mistrial after several of the jurors' cars were broken into outside the courthouse. Prosecutors and the defense were


Virginia State Police looking for man accused of shooting a police officer

NORFOLK, Va. — Virginia State Police are looking for a 25-year-old man wanted in connection with the shooting of a Bluefield, Virginia, police officer. Donquale Maurice Gray, 25, is believed to be armed and dangerous, police said.


Virginia Beach man with broken heart gets transplant before Valentine’s Day

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A Virginia Beach man with a broken heart had his prayers answered just in time for Valentine’s Day, WTKR reports. 34-year-old Matt Ferreol found out his heart was failing in 2010. Doctors told him he needed a heart pump to keep him alive, but that didn’t stop him from living.


Community rallies to help after Virginia Beach firefighter’s home destroyed in fire

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - While working his shift on Saturday night, Virginia Beach firefighter Aaron Hauert heard a call for help come over the radio. The address was one he recognized - it was his own home.


2 people dead, 4 injured after Virginia Beach crash

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – An early-Friday morning crash left two people dead in Virginia Beach. Dispatch received the call for the crash at approximately 12:53 a.m. When crews arrived at the intersection of Military Highway and Indian River Road, they found two vehicles involved, with two people ejected


Another woman facing charges accused of helping steal from the former Church Point Manor

Virginia Beach, Va. – Another woman is facing charges connected to a previous fraud case from the former business Church Point Manor. Nakai Koyenhan plead guilty to stealing hundreds of checks while she did the book keeping at the Virginia Beach business that operated a bed and breakfast which inclu


The Navy is creating a new company commander position. The first one is in Virginia Beach.

The Navy is creating a new company commander position in the fleet to manage small groups of Riverines that protect harbors and high-value assets like aircraft carriers around the world.


Boys Club of Norfolk celebrates Valentine’s Day | Feb. 13, 1953

Members of the Boys Club of Norfolk celebrate Valentine’s Day on Feb. 13, 1953, with a party at their Colonial Avenue facility. Nearly 500 boys and girls attended. They sipped soft drinks and danced until the early evening. Carnival booth games were a popular attraction, and winners were rewarded wi


Food trucks and Virginia Beach Restaurant Association are at odds on regulations

After a year of crafting rules to legalize food trucks in the city, the process has reached an impasse. This week, the Restaurant Association urged the City Council to pump the breaks on new rules that would allow such businesses to operate in Virginia Beach. Phil Boyer, president of the association


Virginia woman busted for concealing dead mother's body with blankets and 60 air fresheners

A Virginia woman has been arrested after her mom’s decomposing body was found covered under piles of blankets and surrounded by over 60 air fresheners. Relatives, concerned that they had not heard from 78-year-old Rosemary Outland in weeks and looking to perform a wellness check, went to the home sh


Contractor selected for Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel expansion

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A contractor has been picked to help the Virginia Department of Transportation expand the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. Gov. Ralph Northam's office announced Friday in a press release that Hampton Roads Connector Partners was selected, with the start date for the project in Apr


Woman charged with felony hit-and-run after leading Virginia Beach police on chase

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A driver is in custody after hitting a pedestrian, then leading Virginia Beach police on a brief chase early Thursday morning. Treniya Rejinae Deas, 20, of Virginia Beach was arrested and charged with felony hit and run and two counts eluding police.


Longtime area artist Ken Wright goes solo at Slover exhibit

Ken Wright is a storyteller – a man who pulls in his listeners with a vibrant voice and an abstract eye. The Western Branch resident has it all on display this month as part of a special black history exhibit at Norfolk's Slover Library.


Four arrested in connection with MacArthur Center shooting

NORFOLK, Va. - Four people have been arrested in connection with the shooting at MacArthur Center that happened Thursday afternoon. According to Norfolk Police, 18-year-old Kevin Holloman, 21-year-old Dquan Z. Melvin, 22-year-old Dvegan M. Melvin and 18-year-old Shawn D. Mitchell were the four men t


8th annual Lego shipbuilding packs Norfolk cruise terminal

Capt. Corey Keniston is the commanding officer of the Navy's USS Gettysburg, a Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser. But on Feb. 2, he was just another big kid in a giant toy shop.


Iconic Norfolk mermaid makes special birthday appearance in clouds

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Mother Nature must have known it was someone's 20th birthday!. A worker commuting from her job at the Government Commissioner of the Revenue's Office in Norfolk spotted the familiar shape on Friday.


First Colonial grad leads NSU women to win

NORFOLK — First Colonial High grad La’Deja James scored 15 points, and Norfolk State took control with a big second quarter in a 62-48 victory over North Carolina Central in a MEAC women’s basketball game at Echols Hall.


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