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Past articles by Rico:

Gov. Northam to join forum on Virginia offshore drilling concerns

The forum will include a discussion of the risks drilling poses to the environment, local economy and the military. → Read More

Sailor faces sentencing for threatening local bases, ships

A sailor is facing sentencing Thursday for sending bomb threats to two local military bases and ships. → Read More

Sen. Tim Kaine hosting gun violence round table in Richmond

Virginia Senator Time Kaine plans to hold a round table discussion in Richmond Monday morning on how to improve school safety. → Read More

ODU to settle sexual assault lawsuit filed by former student

Old Dominion University plans to settle a lawsuit filed by a former student for the way, she says, the school handled her reported rape back in 2014. → Read More

Regional leaders plan to speak out against offshore drilling

Seventeen city and county leaders plan to work together and voice opposition to offshore drilling in Hampton Roads. → Read More

‘Ashanti Alert’ bill makes its way through the Virginia House

The bill would establish a system to alert the public about kidnapped adults in the state. → Read More

Mathews County mother charged in son’s death due in court

The mother charged in her 1-year-old son's death is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday morning. → Read More

Portsmouth police investigating late-night shooting on Truxton Avenue

Police are searching for the person who shot a man Friday morning. → Read More

Mother speaks for first time since daughter’s death in 2004

"It's hard for me to wrap my brain around someone who would do such a horrible crime," Patty Lord said. → Read More

Va. Beach officials looking for feedback on new pier proposal

Virginia Beach lawmakers are hoping to revive plans to reshape a major part of the boardwalk at the oceanfront. → Read More

Kaine leading public forum in Hampton Roads on threat of offshore drilling

Earlier this month, the Trump Administration decided to open nearly all federal waters to new oil and gas drilling. → Read More

Suffolk man to be sentenced for terrorism charges

A federal judge is expected to hand down the sentence Wednesday morning for a Suffolk man who pleaded guilty to terrorism charges. → Read More

Attorneys to ask judge for dismissal of charges against Portsmouth councilman

Defense attorneys for Portsmouth City councilman, Mark Whitaker, will ask a judge to throw out nearly two dozen felony charges against him. → Read More

Peninsula Airport Commission calls meeting to discuss loss of public funding

Local and state officials plan to meet Tuesday morning to discuss an ongoing fight over public funding at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF). → Read More

Chesapeake man set to be sentenced today for killing family members

A Chesapeake judge is expected to hand down the punishment for a man, police say, killed two of his family members and injured another. → Read More

Norfolk holding second town hall on short-term vacation rentals

The City of Norfolk will again discuss a big issue impacting tourism on Thursday night. → Read More

Activists to hold rally for Ashanti Billie at Little Creek-Fort Story

A rally for Ashanti Billie is scheduled for Monday outside Joint Expeditionary Bast Little Creek. → Read More

Gloucester man charged in IED detonation denied bond

A man accused of setting off an explosive device in Williamsburg was denied bond Monday morning in court. → Read More

Truck driver charged in crash that killed Chesapeake teen due in court

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- A truck driver accused of killing a teenager and seriously injuring her friend in a crash is expected in court Friday morning for a preliminary hearing. Jerode Johnson, 31, faces several charges related to the crash, including involuntary manslaughter, DUI and felony hit-and-run. Virginia Beach police say Johnson → Read More

Navy Ships Return to Norfolk After Helping With Irma Relief Efforts

The locally-based USS Abraham Lincoln and USS San Jacinto are returning home to Norfolk after helping with hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida. → Read More