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This Sunoco in York is helping to change the community, one sandwich at a time | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

The Sunoco Uppy’s in York County offers free food to those who can’t afford to purchase it. (WYDaily/Google Maps)Everyday, Willy Saleem makes sure that his gas stationis not only making fresh food for customers but providing that food for those who can’t afford it.“So often these big chains are maki

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

This is not your typical ‘Three Little Pigs’ story, but it’s a ‘Life with Pigs’ for this Williamsburg man | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

When Ryan Phillips looked around his condo and saw three pigs, a rabbit, a dog and a chicken he decided it was time to move.

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Newport News letter carrier wins $100K from Virginia Lottery ‘Cash 5’ game

The Newport News man, who matched all five numbers in the game’s October 5 drawing, bought his winning ticket at the Love Food Mart on Warwick Boulevard. His winning numbers were 1-11-15-17-21, which was a combination of family birthdays.

WTKR - 2018-10-22 21:27:53

Nurse charged with raping a patient in Virginia nursing home

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Families with loved ones who live in the West End nursing home where a nurse was charged with raping a patient were shocked to hear the news. Thomas Kamau Nganga, 44, was charged with rape after a staff member reported him having sexual contact with a resident at Lexington Reh

WTKR - 2018-10-21 23:16:33

21-year-old shot multiple times in Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. - A 21-year-old Hampton man who was shot multiple times is receiving treatment at a hospital for his non-life threatening injuries after a shooting in the city around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. According to the Hampton Police Division, the shooting was in the intersection of Shell Road and Bell

WTKR - 2018-10-22 12:51:23

ICYMI this week: Kmart to close, Publix and panhandling | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Kashif Ur Rehnan Sheikh, 35, was arrested on Oct. 14 for alleged sexual battery and solicitation of prostitution at the Clarion Hotel at the 3000 block of Richmond Road. (WYDaily/Google Maps)

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

There’s going to be an active shooter and ‘Stop the Bleed’ training, and the public is welcome to participate | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

James City County’s Police and Fire departments are hosting two new training sessions for the community:CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events)provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. CRASE was designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend str

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Shaun Brown goes on trial again

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Shaun Brown will go on trial again on Monday on fraud charges. The community activist and congressional candidate faced trial during the summer, but it ended in a mistrial. A single juror spared her from being found guilty. The retrial will be held outside of the second congressi

WTKR - 2018-10-22 14:32:24

Man accused of possessing firearms, drugs sentenced to 10 years behind bars

Sean Maurice Green NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A man who was arrested after a FBI investigation that led to his home was sentenced to 10 years behind bars with three years of supervised probation after his release. Sean Green was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon. He will also pay a $100 fine

WTKR - 2018-10-21 13:19:58

303 Brody Pl, Newport News, VA 23602

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Hampton Police request public's help after shooting injures 21-year-old

HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) — Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 600 block of Bell Street and put a 21-year-old in the hospital on Friday, October 19.According to police the 21-year-old man and two acquaintances were walking in the area of Bell Street near Shell Road around 8:50 p.m. F

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William & Mary to host public hearing on tuition increase ahead of vote | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

William & Mary will hold a public hearing on a proposed tuition increase Monday. (WYDaily/Courtesy W&M News)A tuition hike at William & Mary is up for a vote next month.On Monday, the William & Mary Board of Visitors will have a public hearing on the proposed increase, which could raise tuition for

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Boon or bust? How will the world-popular Ironman race impact Williamsburg? | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

The Ironman 70.3 Virginia half-triathlon is coming to James City County next year, and tourism officials say it will be a boon to the local economy. (WYDaily/Courtesy James City County)Come May, Greater Williamsburg is going to get busier.Drivers may see numerous cyclists trekking through the street

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Retro’s Good Eats in downtown has a new owner | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Retro’s Good Eats has a new owner. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Google Maps)A retro restaurant has a new owner.Longtime owners Billy and Sharon Scruggs soldRetro’s Good Eatson Prince George Street to chef Ihsan Korkmaz in early October, Billy Scruggs said.Korkmaz said he plans to make additions to the menu, b


Norfolk police officer dies after battling unknown illness

Officer Seth Amos was stricken with a life-threatening mystery illness recently - and he died Friday, Norfolk Police said. Norfolk Police announced on social media that one of its own died Friday after battling an unknown illness that affected his breathing. Officer Seth Amos was stricken with a l


Williamsburg is one of the spookiest towns in America. Here’s why ghost tours are so popular | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Bonny Florek stood alone in Merchants Square, wearing a long dress, an apron, a little white bonnet and a scarf, as if she had just been teleported from 1776.


Before heading out to collect candy this Halloween, make sure you know these rules | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

As Halloween approaches, children of all ages are preparing their masks and capes to go trick-or-treating.But before heading out the door to collect candy, there are rules and regulations you need to be familiar with.In the state of Virginia, children ages 15 and younger can wear costumes with masks


Waterfront home values in Hampton Roads falling because of flooding, sea level rise, studies show

Waterfront homes used to be the safest investment in real estate, but rising tides have turned a sure thing into a potential liability.After a review of property value data and a litany of studies, The Virginian-Pilot has found mounting evidence that real estate values across Hampton Roads are being


All dressed up and nowhere to go: Warhill homecoming dance leaves some students in the dust | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Warhill High School has rescheduled the homecoming dance after Tropical Storm Michael, but some parents are still concerned the heart of the issue remains. (WYDaily/File photo)When Fall approaches, high school students prepare for traditions like Friday night football and homecoming dances.But this


Wait, there's more! Farm Fresh stores in Virginia Beach, Williamsburg remain open

Buy NowJohn Black, regional manager, and Emmett Saunders, store director, stand outside the store at 928 Diamond Springs Rd. in Virginia Beach on Oct. 15, 2017, one of two Farm Fresh locations bought by a New Jersey entrepreneur who has kept the stores open with the Farm Fresh name and fried chicken