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Disappearing Virginia, Part 3: The sons and daughters of Slabtown

The letter was bureaucratically frank. “I have been advised that you have refused to give permission to enter upon your land for inspection purposes,” a National Park Service representative wrote to Sherman Hill, a resident of Slabtown, in 1976. “Therefore, I have instructed my staff to prepare a co

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-17 19:37:00

Deputies: 83-year-old man killed in Yorktown; suspect in custody

57-year-old Alexander Costen, who is Kistler's step-son, was charged with second degree murder.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-06-16 20:41:06

Firefighters in Newport News respond to Denbigh apartment fire

According to officials, fire units responded to an apartment building in the 500 block of Diplomat Court around 5 p.m., and that when they arrived, smoke could be seen coming from the exterior of the building.

WTKR - 2018-06-16 22:15:26

Vehicle runs into home in Newport News

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WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-06-16 19:14:52

Community holds car wash for 10-year-old shot in head

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- It's been about a week and a half since a 10-year-old Newport News boy was shot in the head at a party. Saturday, community members held a fundraiser to help him out.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-06-17 02:55:39

Woman hit by truck in Newport News dies at hospital

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The 20-year-old woman who was involved in an auto-pedestrian crash in the area of 79th Street and Jefferson Avenue on June 6 died this week, police say.


Community raising money for 10-year-old shooting victim

YORKTOWN, Va., (WVEC) -- A community came together Saturday to raise money for a 10-year-old victim of gun violence.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-17 13:53:10

Fire at Dominion substation in Gloucester Co. initially leaves more than 6,000 without power

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va., (WVEC) -- The Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue responded Sunday afternoon to a fire at a Dominion Energy facility on Guinea Road, according to aFacebook post.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-17 20:53:37

Newport News Police investigating shooting

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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


Operation Chasing Oxy busts large Oxycodone ring in Hampton Roads

Farrow and Fields manufactured and drafted prescriptions for Oxycodone pills from their home computers and printers, using the name and DEA registration numbers of real physicians, without the physician’s knowledge.


Man shot multiple times suffers life threatening injuries in Newport News

Photo GalleryNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are responding to a shooting early Friday morning.A 39-year-old man was shot multiple times in the upper body in the 5100 block of Fairfax Ave., according to police.Police got a call about the incident around 5:30 a.m.There is no suspect information at this ti


Newport News Police search for wanted woman for second degree murder in 2017 homicide

Police are now looking for 21-year-old Shannon Hodges. She is wanted for for Second Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, Discharging Firearm in Occupied Dwelling and Kidnapping.


Feral cats put to work at Newport News Shipbuilding

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., (WVEC) -- Some furry friends are calling Newport News Shipbuilding home.


Police: Driver crashes into front steps of school, flees scene

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- A driver crashed into the front steps of an elementary school Friday morning and fled the scene, police say.


Get into the summer spirit with special events at Busch Gardens | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Busch Gardens is hosting a set of summer events this year. (WYDaily/Courtesy Busch Gardens)Busch Gardens has several special events lined up for this summer.From pyrotechnics to neon dance troupes, Busch Gardens will offer various events starting July 6 and running through Sept. 2.Summer events star


Driver hits Yorktown business, steals property

Just after midnight, investigators said a vehicle drove into Little G.I. Joe on George Washington Memorial Highway. The person or people in the car took some property, according to deputies.


Missing, endangered New Kent Co. woman had doctor’s appointment in Newport News

NEW KENT CO., Va. – The New Kent County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing, endangered woman.


Man killed in York County truck crash | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Around 7:30 p.m., Justin Neal Clark lost control of a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado traveling eastbound on Victory Boulevard at the intersection of U.S. 17, causing the truck to cross over a concrete median into the westbound lanes before striking a tree, said Sgt. Michelle Anaya of Virginia State Police.


Mom charged, accused of ramming SUV with child inside in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., (WVEC) -- A Chesapeake woman was charged after she was accused of ramming her vehicle into an SUV while her child was inside, according to a Newport News police report.