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Newport News man arrested for allegedly assaulting an officer, other charges
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., (WAVY) -- A 27-year-old Newport News man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer, indecent exposure and possession of marijuana last month. On Nov. 8, Newport News Police say they were dispatched to the 300 block of Diplomat Court around 7:35 p.m. for a report of a
Feds: Yorktown man made up resumes and certificates to get people hired by government contractors
YORKTOWN, Va. - Antonio Lamazo Jones made up people's resumes to make them seem more job-worthy than they really were to U.S. government contractors, according to a federal indictment.
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
Know before you go: VDOT’s list of weekly lane closures
Drivers on Interstate 64 should expect a series of nightly lane closures — and possibly some delays — through the week. I-64 west off-ramp (Exit 231A) closure to Croaker Road.
Newport News fire crews respond to house fire
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Firefighters in Newport News responded to a house fire in the 1st block of Magruder Road Thursday. According to department officials, the fire was around 11 p.m. and firefighters arrived four minutes after the call for the fire came in. Officials added that no one was home at the
Deputies warn residents of scam in York County
YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) -- The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office has issued a warning about a scam that was recently discovered by a county resident. Deputies said in a Facebook post that a resident reported someone called them claiming to have a cut-off notice from Dominion Energy.
Car hits home on Motoka Drive in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- A car crashed into a home Friday morning in Newport News. Dispatchers tell WAVY.com the incident happened near the 100 block of Motoka Drive, off Tillerson Drive, around 8:30 a.m.
Williamsburg Premium Outlets will provide special hours for last minute shopping
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Williamsburg Premium Outlets will provide special hours for last minute shopping and holiday deals!. The Ultimate Holiday Outlet Sale will offer special discounts now through December 24.
Bomb threats emailed to multiple locations across Virginia, the US
Dozens of institutions across the country, including multiple jurisdictions in Virginia, received email threats Thursday afternoon, causing evacuations and sweeps of buildings.
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
Newport News woman shot in head after man enters home
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 3600 block of Marshall Avenue that left a woman injured Tuesday evening. The call came in at 5:39 p.m. Medics were in the area for a call not related to the incident. The victim, a 32-year-old woman, approached
Police make arrests, find drugs at Newport News Inn
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Police arrested three men as part of an investigation at the Newport News Inn. According to the Newport News Police Department, officials confiscated $3,000 in U.S. currency and acquired a large quantity of cocaine, heroin and Flaka. A 2008 Mercedes was also reportedly seized dur
Lamesha Kendra Meekins, 26
Ms. Lamesha Kendra Meekins, 26, daughter of Beatrice Phillips and Rodney James, entered into eternal rest Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Richmond. She was born March 26, 1992, in Williamsburg.
Ex-secretary at Air Force base pleads guilty in pay scheme
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A former secretary at Langley Air Force Base has pleaded guilty to bilking the government out of nearly $1.5 million over 17 years. Michelle Holt pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to charges that she engaged in a long-running effort to boost her pay by faking the amo
Williamsburg Chapter Presents Virginia Society Chapter Service Medal
The award was presented to Roger Cross, Compatriot, Sons of the American Revolution at an annual meeting of the Chapter. It recognizes significant service to the Williamsburg Chapter and to the Virginia Society. Cross has served a number of years as Secretary of the Chapter and has assisted the Secr
Yorktown Toyland Parade, holiday market brings Christmas spirit to residents and guests
Santa Claus, the Grinch and community members dressed up to bring the holiday spirit to Yorktown residents and visitors at the Toyland Parade. The Yorktown Toyland Parade and the Holiday Market brought residents and guests together to watch the Fife and Drums Corps of Yorktown and a holiday kid’s tr
Williamsburg man charged after allegedly driving more than 2,000 miles in car he was supposed to fix
A Williamsburg man stands accused of using a car he was supposed to fix after he took a deposit for the work. Travis Paul Dringenberg, 25, was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and failure to deliver property after a cash advance of $200 or more, according to documents filed in York-Poquoso
Man charged with leaving crash scene in Poquoson
POQUOSON, Va. – Poquoson Police say a man left the scene of a crash, and they’re calling on the public to try to help find him. On December 9, officers responded to the 200 Wythe Creek Road in reference to an auto-pedestrian crash.
Officers seize drugs, cash following search of room at Newport News Inn
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- Two men are facing drug-related charges after a search of a room at the Newport News Inn led to the seizure of drugs and thousands of dollars in cash.
Newport News Police Officers, K-9s host Cops and Kids event
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — Santa got a special visit by a few kids and Newport News Police K-9s. On Saturday, K-9 officers Taz and Tank stopped by the Newport News FOP Lodge #25 Cops and Kids event at the Walmart on Jefferson Avenue.