Jane Alvarez-Wertz, 8News WRIC Richmond

Jane Alvarez-Wertz

8News WRIC Richmond

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Recent articles by Jane:

Disneyland honors woman’s free admission ticket from 1985

Back in 1985, a Canadian woman won a free admissions ticket to Disneyland while visiting the theme park. → Read More

3 times the cuteness! Red Panda delivers triplets at the Virginia Zoo

The Virginia Zoo has welcomed three times the cuteness! Red Panda mom Masu and dad Timur are the proud parents of triplets and the public gets the chance to help name them. → Read More

Part of E. Little Creek Road closed for emergency sewer repairs

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – HRSD is completing emergency sewer repairs on part of East Little Creek Road in Norfolk Thursday. The right and center westbound lanes at the I-64 overpass, between W. Glen Road and Admiral Taussig Boulevard, are currently closed. Traffic is moving in the left lane only while the work continues. Traffic accessing […] → Read More

ATM skimmer discovered at James City County bank

A 10 On Your Side warning if you’ve recently used an ATM in James City County. → Read More

Crash involving HRT bus and city vehicle in Newport News

There were no injuries reported in a crash involving an HRT bus and a police aide vehicle Thursday morning, according to police dispatchers. → Read More

Missing Chesapeake woman found safe in Portsmouth, returned to family

A Chesapeake woman was found safe in Portsmouth hours after she was reported missing. → Read More

Suffolk Police Chief Thomas Bennett talks upcoming National Night Out

With just a week to go before National Night Out on August 6, Suffolk Police Chief Thomas Bennett stopped by the WAVY studios to talk about the annual event. → Read More

Community mourns the passing of former NSU President Dr. Harrison Wilson

Norfolk State University announced the passing of longtime former president Dr. Harrison B. Wilson saying, "The Spartan family mourns the loss of one of its stalwart champions." → Read More

Norfolk police charge suspect after man dies in East Ocean View shooting

Norfolk Police are on the scene of a shooting investigation in the Ocean View section of the city. → Read More

Gloucester traffic stops leads to arrest on drugs and firearm charges

A law enforcement K9 detected possible narcotics in the vehicle and alerted deputies. → Read More

Current area swimming advisories

Check this page to see which beaches are currently under swimming advisories due to unsafe levels of bacteria. → Read More

Get your shopping list ready. This year’s sales tax holiday is August 2-4

Virginia's sales tax holiday weekend is coming up and we have all the information you need to get the most out of your shopping trip. → Read More

VIDEO: Dashcam captures driver going the wrong way on I-664

Virginia State Police confirm they got the first call around 1:24 p.m. about a silver Buick going the wrong way north of the Chestnut Avenue exit in Newport News. → Read More

15-year-old facing charges for Buckroe Beach shooting that injured 4

A 15-year-old is facing charges in connection with a shooting on Buckroe Beach June 22 that sent two adults and two children to the hospital. → Read More

Gas leak involving propane in Suffolk

Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Suffolk Police are on the scene of a gas leak involving a 1000 gallon propane tank in the 1000 block of Bowen Parkway at IES Commercial and Industrial. → Read More

Newport News woman charged after toddler was found wandering alone

31-year-old Dalia Elizabeth Hernandez was arrested Wednesday in connection with a child neglect incident that occurred in May. → Read More

Fire breaks out in home in Norfolk’s East Beach neighborhood

Video from the scene shows heavy damage to the second floor carriage house at the home on 28th Bay Street. → Read More

Power outage impacting all Tideland EMC customers on Ocracoke Island

Nearly 1,400 customers lost power on Ocracoke Island Thursday. → Read More

Public memorial planned for Noah Tomlin on July 27

A public memorial is tentatively planned for 2-year-old Noah Tomlin. → Read More

HRT bus crashes into Newport News church; 5 injured

According to Newport News Police, the crash happened around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of 21st Street and Wickham Avenue. → Read More