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"The last real yock": Chinese soul-food restaurants are closing in Hampton Roads
On July 14, France celebrated Bastille Day: the day everything changed forever. But in Norfolk, it was the final night of yock at Far East Restaurant.Even at 47 years old, Far East never seemed like much of a landmark. The bare-bones takeout spot, located across from Booker T. Washington High School
Train at Busch Gardens Williamsburg catches fire
The fire happened on a train at the Caribou Train Station, which is located in the New France area of the amusement park, according to WAVY.
Newport News man tased while attempting to flush marijuana down toilet
Police were patrolling in the area of the 800 block of Lucas Creek Road when they attempted to speak with two individuals on an apartment’s shared porch. While the police were speaking with the citizens, a male exited an apartment with a large bag of marijuana hanging out of his pants pocket, accord
Crews clean up oil spill on Mercury Boulevard in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — Newport News Police and Fire Departments are cleaning up an oil spill Thursday.The spill happened on Mercury Boulevard just west of Jefferson Avenue, according to a tweet. Drivers are asked to avoid the area because traffic is moving slowly.Only one of two lanes is open, a
Commission approves zoning changes for medical marijuana dispensary in Hampton
HAMPTON, Va. – In a unanimous decision Thursday, the City of Hampton’s Planning Commissionapproved to change the city’s zoning ordinanceto allow for the production of cannabis oil in one of six zoning districts in the city.
PETA presses Busch Gardens to post warning signs after guest is accused of leaving dog in car | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter to Kevin Lembke, the park’s president, on Friday urging Busch Gardens to post signs warning of the dangers of leaving children and pets inside hot vehicles.
Police close part of Monticello Avenue, Ironbound Road intersection following crash | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
Police responded to a crash at the intersection of Monticello Avenue and Ironbound Road midday Friday. (WYDaily/Bryan DeVasher)Local police are on the scene of a vehicle incident at the intersection of Monticello Avenue and Ironbound Road, near the Williamsburg-James City County line.Ironbound Road
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
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
Crews working oil spill in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Crews are working a large oil spill on Mercury Boulevard just west of Jefferson Avenue Thursday afternoon.Newport News Police and Fire Departments are currently at the scene.Authorities say traffic is moving slowly and only one of two lanes is open.There is no further information
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.
2-vehicle wreck off Denbigh Blvd. in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- An accident involving two vehicles has shut down Patrick Henry Drive off Denbigh Blvd.The emergency call came in at 9:07 p.m., according to dispatchers.Medics have responded, but there's no word on the extent of the victims' injuries at this time.Stay with WAVY.com for up
Emergency crews respond to train fire at Busch Gardens Williamsburg | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
(WYDaily/Courtesy Busch Gardens)James City County firefighters are at Busch Gardens after the park’s train caught fire, fire officials say.Firefighters from York County and the City of Williamsburg are also on scene, fire officials said in a news release around 4:40 p.m. Thursday.This story is break
Train catches fire at Busch Gardens
James City County, York and Williamsburg firefighters are on the scene, and JCC firefighters say the fire is under control.
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?”
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
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.
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
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.
Swimming advisory issued for Newport News beaches
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Peninsula Health District issued a swimming advisory for Huntington, Anderson, and King Lincoln Park beaches this morning.