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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.
Investigators: Home intentionally set on fire in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — Investigators with the Virginia Beach Fire Department determined that a house on Paiute Road was intentionally set ablaze last week.We're told the couple who occupied the residence, 57-year-old William Davis and 50-year-old Belinda Davis, were not home when firefighters
Family fears for safety after stray bullet shoots though Virginia Beach home
For weeks Garrison says his family has tried to get Drucker and Falk, the company which manages that property, to come fix the lights. He says they still haven't and now he feels like the company doesn't care about his family's safety.
Movie openings in Hampton Roads: Love, action and man's best friend
“Crazy Rich Asians”John M. Chu directs this romantic comedy about an Asian American New Yorker who finds that her fiance from Singapore is unimaginably rich.PG-13(120 min.)“Mile 22”Mark Wahlberg plays an intelligence agent who must escort a cop through a violent gantlet in the action thriller. With
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.
Allen Iverson donates basketball court to local Boys & Girls Club
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Basketball Hall of Famer and Hampton native, Allen Iverson, has partnered with Reebok to donate a new basketball court to a local Boys & Girls Club.
Virginia Beach Police searching for 7-Eleven burglar
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A report of a robbery came in yesterday at 3:27 a.m. at the 7-Eleven located at 920 Level Green Blvd.A male suspect entered the location with a handgun and demanded money.The man then fled the area on foot.The suspect is described as a thin black male, approximately 5’9-5’11.He
One arrested after stabbing in Virginia Beach
At approximately 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, there was a verbal dispute between two men, one adult and one juvenile, in a private residence in the 600 block of Baker Road.
Man killed in Portsmouth shooting Tuesday morning
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY)- Portsmouth Police are working to find out who shot and killed a man Tuesday morning.About 1:49 a.m. officers found the man dead from being shot in the torso on Floyd Street.Investigators have not released the man's name or named any suspects in the case.
Person stabbed at bus stop near Virginia Beach oceanfront Monday morning
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY)- Virginia Beach Police said they were investigating a stabbing that happened near the oceanfront Monday morning. Officers told 10 On Your Side they found one person wounded near a bus stop about 2:19 a.m. at Arctic Avenue and 19th Street. The victim went to a hospital. P
Teen killed in shooting on Herbert Collins Way in Norfolk
The shooting happened in the 1300 block of Herbert Collins Way, off East Princess Anne Road near Norfolk State University just before 8 p.m., police say.
Virginia Beach residents dealing with unsightly, unsafe vacant lot
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — Carolyn Boomer used to enjoy sitting on her Virginia Beach porch, but she says that fond feeling has been compromised by the piles of concrete, ditches full of water and over grown grass directly across Challedon Drive."I come out to get my paper, open the door in the mo
Couple found dead in car died prior to crash, police say
VIRGINIA BEACHA married couple whose bodies were found by police in their car after it crashed on Interstate 264 died of an apparent murder-suicide, according to Virginia State Police.The couple's car crashed on I-264 on Aug. 8, but a ruling from the Medical Examiner's Office found that they were al
15-year-old boy shot and killed in Norfolk
NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — A 15-year-old boy injured in a shooting died at a local hospital Monday night, Norfolk police said.
Two people shot in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — Two people were injured in a shooting Monday night, police said.
Virginia Democrats sue to get Shaun Brown removed from ballot in second congressional district
Congressman’s Taylor’s staff helped in the efforts to get Brown on the ballot by collecting signatures, but last week several people came forward to say they never signed the petition. Now,a special prosecutor is investigatingwhether Taylor’s staff did anything illegal. Democrats say they now have 3
Couple dies before crashing car on I-264, gun found in vehicle
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — Virginia State Police have released an update on the death investigation taking place for a single-vehicle crash on I-264 last week.We're told that when troopers arrived at the crash scene, they found a 57-year-old male driver and 50-year-old female passenger dead inside
Body of U.S. Navy sailor found dead at Naval Station Norfolk
NAVY spokesperson LCDR Ben Tisdale said officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sailor's death, however, there are no initial indication of foul play.
Democrat file suit to block Shaun Brown from 2nd Congressional District ballot
The Democratic Party of Virginia filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to remove independent candidate Shaun Brown from the 2nd Congressional District ballot over claims of illegal petition signatures and asked the court to block the printing of ballots with her name until their claim is resolved.Democrats
Construction company changing locations in Virginia Beach
Is a new tenant moving into the Airport Executive Center at 5700 Thurston Avenue?Infrastructure and Industrial Constructors USA, operating under the brand namei+iconUSA, is moving into that office building in September.