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Police: Williamsburg woman wanted for using stolen checks

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Police in Williamsburg are looking for a woman who allegedly used fake checks at banks in the city.The Williamsburg Police Department sent out a photo of a woman using the alleged fake checks at a local bank.Police said the woman has been using the checks at banks since June 25.P

WTKR - 2018-08-15 17:25:30

After four years, there’s finally a new place to get coffee in Historic Yorktown | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Mobjack Bay Coffee Roasters moved into the 1736 Cole Digges House last month. (WYDaily/Jennifer Holden)After being dormant for more than four years — andserving as little more than a backdrop for tourists snapping photographs since the Carrot Tree moved its location to the waterfront— the National

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Where We Live: Couple turns Gloucester Point farmhouse into dream home | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Tina and Mike Silberhorn make a great couple, not just because they have been married for 26 years and have three great kids, but they’ve also managed to restore an old farmhouse during that time.For some, that may seem like a huge project to take on — one that could cause a lot stress, worry and di

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

William and Mary Police release lip sync video ahead of school year

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Ahead of the upcoming school year, the William and Mary Police hope the college’s students are “holding out for” a safe school year.

WTKR - 2018-08-15 20:42:25

Police: Teen left dog inside vehicle in Busch Gardens parking lot, struck officer

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) -- A teenager who left a dog inside a vehicle with the windows closed at Busch Gardens struck a police officer who responded to rescue it, according to James City County Police.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-08-14 19:33:55

Find your best friend: Heritage Humane Society lowers adoption fees this week | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Buddy is up for adoption at the Heritage Humane Society. (WYDaily/Courtesy Heritage Humane Society)If you’ve been thinking about adopting a rescue animal, now might be the time to do so.All adult pet adoption fees at the Heritage Humane Society have been reduced to half-price through Saturday, Aug.

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

WATCH: York County, Virginia sheriff's deputy pulls a man off a ledge in Williamsburg, VA

The man says, “I have nothing left.” Then Robinson responds with, “Man, you do. You have plenty left. Look at me. You’ve got plenty left. You’ve a lot left. You’ve got a lot in you. Why do you want to do that?”

CIRCA.COM - 2018-08-16 12:50:22

What’s the latest with HRBT expansion? Find out Wednesday and Thursday

The ten mile expansion will take place from Settlers Landing Road in Hampton to the I-564 interchange in Norfolk. A new tunnel and bridge will create four new lanes for the potential of eight lanes going across the water. Two lanes in each direction will be free. One will be a High Occupancy Toll la

WTKR - 2018-08-15 17:27:12

VIDEO: Deputy uses compassion, quick thinking to help 'man in crisis' safely off ledge of overpass

For about three minutes, Robinson repeatedly asks the man if he's okay. Robinson sees an opportunity to retrieve the man and with his quick thinking, distracted him and got him off the ledge.

WRIC TV - 2018-08-16 00:58:35

One year later, man charged in theft of work truck in Williamsburg | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Williamsburg Police cruiser (WYDaily/Sarah Fearing)Williamsburg Police have charged a Newport News man with grand larceny after he allegedly stole a work truck from a job site near Penniman Road and Parkway Drive.Police believe Orestes Thomas Guerra, 32, stole a Ford F-250 from the work site on June


Farm Fresh in Norge will remain open under new management | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

AsFarm Fresh locations across Virginia were sold or closed this year, the store in Norge will remain open under the same name but with new management, regional manager John Black said.

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Colonial Williamsburg to offer history experience to home-schoolers

Single-day and multiday admission tickets granting access to Historic Area exhibition buildings, gardens, trades and the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are available during the offer, with an advance reservation that includes a savings of up to more than 75 percent off retail.

WTKR - 2018-08-14 20:07:35

Escape the heat — take the Go Grove shuttle to the pool | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

The shuttle is free, but pool entrance fees will still apply. Daily pool passes range from free to $6 per person, depending on the age of the resident.More information on rates can be found on the James City County Parks and Recreation website.


Newport News secretary charged with embezzlement and forgery

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Officers received a call from Short & Short PLLC, located in the 700 block of Denbigh Blvd in reference to possible embezzlement on August 7 at 5:51 p.m.

WTKR - 2018-08-14 15:18:32

Revolutionary War monument has significant lightning damage

YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) - Officials say a monument erected in 1881 marking the Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown has sustained significant damage from lightning strikes and may need repairs.The Daily Press reports the National Park Service is in talks with a preservation group about repairing or repl

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-15 10:51:08

Smithfield Police Department releases lip sync video

“The wait is over…….Here is Smithfield PD’s#LipSyncChallengevideo. Thanks to all who danced with us!!! Sheriff Clarke, Chief Hardison, and Chief Riddle it’s your turn!!!,” said that department in its post with the video.


New Jamestown-Scotland ferryboat enters final phase of construction | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Saturday’s launch marks the start of the final phase of construction before the boat, which is being built in Pascagoula, Mississippi, undergoes sea trials, the Virginia Department of Transportation said.


Suspect identified in connection with Hampton man’s shooting

As a result of the shooting, 33-year-old Jimmy Antwan Anthony, Sr. has warrants for one count of Maiming, one count of Use of a Firearm and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Anthony currently has a previous active warrant related to a felony probation violation involving the

WTKR - 2018-08-14 19:26:28

Third segment of I-64 widening project begins

According to VDOT, Phase III will cost around $180 million. Crews will start by working on the westbound shoulder lane, followed by similar work on the eastbound road. They will also either repair or replace several bridges in York County.


Newport News car wash owner needs help finding people in video caught crashing into building

On Saturday, surveillance cameras from Harpersville Car Wash, a self-serve car wash in Newport News, captured a vehicle driving straight into a wall of the business.