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Past articles by Christine:

Police: Vehicle crashes into Hampton home after shooting victims attempt to flee the scene

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Hampton Police are now investigating after a vehicle crashed into a home following a shooting early Sunday morning. Police say officers first responded to a single-vehicle accident around 3:15 a.m. Sunday after a vehicle reportedly crash into a home in the first block of Northhampton Drive. When the officers got to […] → Read More

Hampton University’s Marching Force to perform in Rome on New Year’s Day

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton University’s marching band “The Marching Force” will be the first from a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) to be in the Rome New Year’s Parade. The parade celebrates life, cultural diversity and international goodwill. It takes place in conjunction with the World Day of Peace, where the parade proceeds […] → Read More

Suspicious package scare in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach Police closed an area near Dick’s Sporting Good at Lynnhaven Mall Tuesday evening while they investigated a suspicious package. Emergency Communications received the call for a suspicious item near a vehicle in the parking lot outside of DICK’s Sporting Goods shortly after 6:30 p.m., police say. Officers arrived […] → Read More

Newport News PD investigate deadly auto-pedestrian crash

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — One man is dead and another has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Newport News Police officials say they were dispatched to an auto-pedestrian crash near the intersection of Wickham Avenue and 18th Street around 5:42 p.m., Tuesday. Upon arrival, police discovered an adult male lying in the road, deceased. Another […] → Read More

Family displaced in Christmas Eve fire

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A family is displaced after a fire at their home Tuesday afternoon. Norfolk Fire-Rescue tweeted they were working a fire at home located at 6481 Crescent Way around 2:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The fire started on the 3rd-floor balcony of the home which Norfolk Fire-Rescue described as a large 3 […] → Read More

VBPD investigate assault that left one man dead

The man was assaulted inside a vehicle, police say. → Read More

Longtime state delegate, educator Dr. Mary T. Christian dies at 95

Dr. Mary T. Christian, a pioneering state legislator and educator from Hampton, died Monday at age 95. → Read More

Suspect on the run accused of robbing Hampton liquor store

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton Police is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in connection to a robbery that happened Saturday evening. Hampton Police said Public Safety Communications received a call just before 4:30 p.m. in regards to a robbery at the Virginia ABC Store located in the 200 block of Nickerson Boulevard. […] → Read More

Hampton PD investigate robbery of West Queen Street 7-Eleven

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 7-Eleven located in 1400 block of West Queen Street was robbed Saturday night, Hampton Police say. A press release from Hampton Police said that around 10:04 p.m., Public Safety Communications received a call in reference to a business that had just been robbed. An investigation revealed that a man of […] → Read More

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office birthday surprise for local four-year-old

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY)– The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s office helped a local four-year-old have a birthday he won’t soon forget! On September 14, Jen Gallagher Coultas inquired on the York County 411 Facebook page asking “Does anyone know of a program or a way to have a police officer come with a car to a child’s […] → Read More

Norfolk man charged after woman’s dead body found inside a home

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A Norfolk man is facing murder charges following a homicide at a home early Saturday morning. Norfolk Police say Dustin J. Wilder, 36, of the 9300 block of 1st View Street has been charged with second-degree murder and concealment of a dead body. Officers responded to a home in the 200 […] → Read More

Coast Guard searches for missing boater

BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard has launched a search for a missing boater who left Rhode Island on Wednesday bound for Miami. Coast Guard officials say 40-year-old Ryan Hollis left Jamestown in a 43-foot Beneteau sailing boat, the Carol K. He was supposed to make a stop in Norfolk, Virginia on Friday, where he […] → Read More

One person dead in Chesapeake moped accident

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — The driver of a moped is dead after a single-vehicle crash Friday evening. Chesapeake Police say it happened just after 5 p.m. Friday near the insection of Atlantic Avenue and Strawberry Lane. Chesapeake Police identified the deceased as 54-year-old Mark Powers. An investigation continues to determine if Powers died as a […] → Read More

Chesapeake restaurant front window shattered in vehicle accident

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A white minivan crashed through the front window of a restaurant located in the Greenbrier section of Chesapeake Thursday evening. Chesapeake dispatch said the accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. at the Chipotle located in the 800 block of Eden Way. We are working to find out if anyone was injured. → Read More

Charges pending against student who threatened Virginia Beach high school

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Beach Police Department are investigating a threat made against a Virginia Beach high school. An AlertNow message was sent to Landstown High School families Wednesday evening alerting them that a student had made a verbal threat against the school earlier that afternoon. School Principal Askew said the student […] → Read More

Bizarre escape: Man steals ambulance after escaping dog cage

CLEARCREEK TOWNSHIP, Oh. (WLWT) — An Ohio man is recovering after being held captive in a dog cage and stealing an ambulance to get help, authorities say. Police have one man in custody and believe others are involved. The situation unfolded during the weekend in Clearcreek Township. Clearcreek Township firefighters had just returned to the firehouse […] → Read More

Photos: Man wearing clown mask robs Sonic in Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police have released surveillance photos of a man who robbed a Sonic while wearing a clown mask this month. The photos are the most recent development in the armed robbery investigation. The images show a man holding a handgun and wearing the white-and-black mask. He was also wearing a blue-and-white striped […] → Read More

Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads hosts 19th Mud Run

The Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads continues their mission to support local military families with its 19th annual Mud Run. → Read More

Person injured in house fire on Bartow Place in VB

Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of Bartow Place Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Multi-vehicle accident closes part of Tidewater Drive

One person was suffered serious injuries. → Read More