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Truck crashes into Virginia Beach convenience store
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — A truck crashed into a Miller's Market convenience store Saturday afternoon, Virginia Beach dispatch confirmed. Dispatch said the incident happened around 1 p.m. at 1817 London Bridge Road.
Four people arrested after murder of Ocean Lakes High School student in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — Virginia Beach police officers arrested four people Thursday in connection to the murder of an Ocean Lakes High School student. Jacob Alexander Meadows, 19, and three minors are facing charges for the deadly shooting that happened in the 2700 block of Elson Green near Sa
Suspects zip-tie Virginia Beach Sprint employees before robbing store at gunpoint
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Police say three men robbed a Sprint store at gunpoint on Thanksgiving Day, and they need your help finding them. On November 23, the three suspects entered the store at 2704 North Mall Drive. They pulled out handguns and ordered the two employees into the back o
Virginia Beach man maintains his innocence after serving 27 years in prison
Darnell Phillips was convicted in 1991 of raping a 10-year-old girl in Virginia Beach. He was released from prison in September 2018 on parole after serving 27 years. Phillips — who has maintained his innocence throughout — says he wants to continue to work to clear his name.
Virginia Beach mother of 4 overcame challenges on way to finding dream job in a funeral home
The past two years have been a challenge for Patrina Felts. The 38-year-old Virginia Beach woman lost her older brother when he died suddenly in his sleep. Her mother has been battling terminal brain cancer.
Virginia Beach teacher named Virginia computer science educator of the year
RICHMOND, Va. – Fara Faust, Instructional Technology Specialist at Alanton Elementary School in Virginia Beach has been named Computer Science Educator of the Year. She was presented an award at the Science Museum of Virginia. Governor Northam was at the event and named December 3-9, 2018, Computer
Police say woman arrested on outstanding warrant has died
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) -- Police in Virginia say a woman who was arrested on an outstanding warrant has died in custody. The Virginian-Pilot reports that Virginia State Police identified the woman as 28-year-old Carmeita Jane Vangilder of Yorktown on Friday.
One adult, three juveniles arrested in connection with Virginia Beach teen’s homicide
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Four people have been arrested in connection with Tuesday's homicide of a Virginia Beach teenager. 19-year-old Jacob Alexander Meadows of Virginia Beach has been charged with Second-Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm, two counts of Conspiracy to Violate the Drug Act, three counts
Got weekend plans? Here's a list of what's happening.
Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents "Holiday Brass." 8 p.m. Friday at Saint Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg; 7 p.m. Saturday at Regent University Chapel, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach; and 2 p.m. Sunday at Vanguard Brewpub & Distillery, 504 N. King St., Hampto
Woman sentenced to 26 years in prison for killing Norfolk man
NORFOLK, Va. — A 39-year-old woman has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for killing a Norfolk man back in January 2018. According to Norfolk Circuit Court, Moranda M. Marshall pleaded guilty back in September to the 2nd Degree Murder charge against her for killing Larry Nicholson in the 800 bloc
Police: Robbers zip tie employees at Virginia Beach store while stealing electronics
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va (WVEC) — Three armed robbers zip-tied two employees at a store before they stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics, police say. It happened Black Friday at a Sprint store in the North Mall Shops off Lynnhaven Parkway around 7 p.m.
Volunteers distribute cookies to inmates at Virginia Beach jail
Volunteers distributed cookies — packaged by the Lutheran Women of Tidewater — to nearly 1,400 inmates at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center on Dec. 13, 2018. Inmates also received a pair of socks and two blank, stamped holiday cards.
Yorktown woman dies in police custody
A Yorktown woman died while in the custody of Portsmouth Police Department. Virginia State Police is investigating the incident. A woman was arrested by Portsmouth Police Department on an outstanding warrant at around 8:18 p.m. Thursday in Portsmouth. The woman was taken to the department’s headquar
Officials: Multiple reports of bomb threats across Hampton Roads
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are investigating to multiple reports of bomb threats at various locations across the Hampton Roads region. Battalion Chief Harry Worley with Norfolk Fire-Rescue says a bomb threat was called into the World Trade Center in downtown Norfolk as well as the Chrysler Museum
Woman dies in Portsmouth Police custody
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Portsmouth Police Department has confirmed that a woman died while in its custody on Thursday. According to Portsmouth Police, the woman was arrested in the 1000 block of Fredrick Blvd around 8 p.m. and was transported to police headquarters where she experienced a medical emer
Teenage boy identified in fatal Virginia Beach shooting, police said
A person who was shot and killed in Virginia Beach on Tuesday has been identified, police said in a news release, but because of his age, police are withholding his identity. According to a news release, police said the victim of the fatal shooting in the Red Mill area was a teenage boy.
Virginia EMT worker suspended after racist comments on white supremacist podcast
An emergency medical technician has been placed on unpaid leave after racist comments surfaced of him comparing black patients to gorillas and claiming to take “immense satisfaction” as he “terrorized” an African American boy with a needle.
Virginia Beach Treasurer, John Atkinson, resigns
The Virginia Beach Treasure tendered his resignation on Thursday, and it will be effective on December 31, 2018. John T. Atkinson has served as the treasurer since January 2, 1978. He will be just short of 41 years serving Virginia Beach.
Four teenagers arrested in Elson Green Avenue homicide
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — The Virginia Beach Police Department has arrested four teenagers on Thursday in connection to the Elson Green Avenue homicide. Virginia Beach police said the homicide happened in the 2700 block of Elson Green near Sandbridge Road in Red Mill on Tuesday. Emergency dispatc
Northern Virginia Weather: Hazardous Outlook Issued
STERLING, VA—With drenching rain on the way for the Northern Virginia area, a flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service from 6 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. Saturday. Approximately 1-2 inches of rain is expected, with up to 3 inches possible.