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Police identify murder suspect, victim involved in Days Inn shooting
More Local NewsPolice identify murder suspect, victim involved in Days Inn shootingPolice: Woman charged with assault after striking officer with vehicleThree men shot in Richmond, RPD investigating if incidents are related
Newport News man among those arrested for murder in Dinwiddie County
DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. — Three people were arrested and charged in connection with the murder of Umar Abdus Salaam,according to CBS 6.
Hampton McDonald’s closes after fryer sparks fire
HAMPTON, Va. – A McDonald’s in Hampton is closed for inspection after a fire started in the restaurant kitchen on Saturday.Firefighters responded to the fire in the 1100 block of Big Bethel Road around 2 p.m, according to the Hampton Fire Division.The fire was apparently started by a fryer in the ki
Williamsburg couple goes missing on road trip through California; car, man’s remains found | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
Susan Schmierer, 65, and William Schmierer, 64, left their home in Virginia on a cross-country vacation May 27 and were scheduled to arrive June 2 in Palm Springs, California,the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
Fight leads to a shooting in Newport News, police investigate
Just after 6 p.m., Newport News Police and Fire Personnel were dispatched to the 400 block of Cox Landing in reference to a shooting. According to witnesses, there was a fight between three men.
Dinwiddie Walmart distribution center evacuated for bomb threat
More Local NewsDinwiddie Walmart distribution center evacuated for bomb threatWoman seriously injured after three-vehicle crash on I-95Police identify murder suspect, victim involved in Days Inn shootingDINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Employees were evacuated from the Dinwiddie-area Walmart distribut
PHOTOS: Bruce Hornsby, the Wood Brothers and more from the final day of Funhouse Fest | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
On Friday, the festival was briefly evacuated because of weather around 8 p.m., but fans returned about an hour later as headliner Alison Krauss took the stage.
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
Making space for everyone: Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums graduates first African American woman | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
On July 20, Jackson, a graduate of Jamestown High School, will be the first African American woman to graduate from the Fifes and Drums.
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Williamsburg area | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
Rain is possible between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., National Weather Service says(WYDaily/Courtesy NWS)The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of eastern Virginia, including Williamsburg and James City and York counties.The watch expires at 8 p.m.The weather service says
5-year-old girl found walking streets alone in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., (WVEC) -- A 5-year-old girl was found walking alone on Jefferson Avenue Thursday morning, an official said.
Two Newport News women accused of robbing Best Buy in Hanover County
HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- The Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested two women in connection to a robbery of a Best Buy on Thursday, June 14.
New AC units at Newport News apartments are not working, residents say
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Three days after residents marched on the management office at Aqua Vista Apartments, a contractor showed up to start repairs on 27 units without air conditioning.
James City County man dies in crash on John Tyler Highway
Police say the Ford F-150 was traveling east when it crossed the oncoming lane of traffic, went off the left side of the roadway, and struck a tree.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg's Celtic Fyre is Number 1 in the U.S.
The Celtic Fyre is a daily summer-long performance full of music and energetic Irish dancers in the Abbey Stone Theatre. It features authentic Irish choreography, storytelling, singing, and music.
Williamsburg area under flash flood watch after 4 p.m. | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
The watch will last throughout the evening as more showers and thunderstorms are expected, the weather service said. Some of those storms could be severe, with high winds and possibly tornadoes.
Williamsburg Police looking for woman who stole gas station charity jar
On April 29, she walked into the 7-11 convenience store at 1510 Richmond Road and took the charity jar from the register. She then walked to the back of the store and broke the jar, then took the cash and left.
Part of Francis Street to close for Funhouse Fest | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
Among the artists performing at this year’s Funhouse Fest are Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Alison Krauss, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Amos Lee and the Wood Brothers.
Outages knocks out power for 1,800 in Hampton, Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- An outage Friday morning knocked out power numerous Dominion Energy customers in Hampton and Newport News.Dominion's outage map showed most of the outage was in Hampton, located off Mercury Boulevard. A fraction of the outage area was in Newport News.Around 1,800 customer
Elderly man dies in Yorktown three vehicle crash
Around 5 p.m., state police was called to Route 17, north of Goosley Road, to investigate a crash.