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Recent articles by Julius:

Child dies after finding loaded gun, shooting himself; convicted felon arrested

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a 23-year-old man has been arrested after a child in Virginia Beach accidentally shot and killed himself over the weekend. Police say the incident happened just after 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Chase Arbor Commons. Initial investigations state that the child, described as under the […] → Read More

Contractor employee dies while working on Rodanthe Bridge Project

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — A contractor employee was fatally injured Monday while working on the Rodanthe Bridge Project. An NCDOT communications officer confirmed the report with WAVY News 10 regarding the employee’s death. The circumstances surrounding the death have not yet been released. The $145 million project will take N.C. 12 over Pamlico Sound […] → Read More

Student at Perquimans Central School tests positive for COVID-19

PERQUIMANS COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — A student attending Perquimans Central School has tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. School officials confirmed the latest news Monday afternoon stating that they would not be releasing any personal information regarding the student’s name, grade level, or teacher’s name to protect the student’s privacy. Officials added that they […] → Read More

‘A lot of scooting’: Norfolk residents rack up 600K miles on first year of e-scooters

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk residents reportedly racked up nearly 600,000 miles on the e-scooter’s first year. To put it in perspective, this is similar to riding to the moon 2.5 times or around the earth 24 times, or back and forth between Town Point Park and the Scope 600,000 times. The latest report was […] → Read More

Newport News Shipbuilding, dealing with increase in COVID-19 cases, switching back to 3 shifts

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News Shipbuilding is transitioning back to a 3 shift schedule as it evolves to deal with the coroanvirus pandemic. The shipyard has seen COVID-19 cases surge there recently, with 30 new cases reported on Monday alone. NNS President Jennifer Boykin says she knows shutting down the yard would be […] → Read More

Ocean Breeze Waterpark to open for the summer in Phase 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia’s 1,000 capacity limit for amusement parks come Phase 3 will not hold Ocean Breeze Waterpark back from opening this summer. Waterpark officials announced their excitement on social media stating that they are planning to officially reopen on Friday, July 3. Ocean Breeze Waterpark passholders will be allowed in first […] → Read More

House unveils $3T virus bill that includes hazard pay, more stimulus payments, aid for states

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, providing nearly $1 trillion for states and cities, “hazard pay” for essential workers… → Read More

Bald eagle suffers severe injuries after being struck by vehicle over the weekend

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A bald eagle was admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia after being struck by a vehicle over the weekend. Wildlife center officials say the eagle was first taken to Nature’s Nanny Wildlife Rehabilitation to help her stabilize. Rehabilitators say the eagle was banded with both silver federal band and a […] → Read More

Norfolk Botanical Garden to be featured on U.S. postage stamp

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk Botanical Garden has been featured on a United States Postage Forever Stamp. Available for purchase beginning May 13, the garden is being featured as part of the upcoming “American Gardens” series which aims to “capture the essence and beauty of nature at its best.” Featured on the stamp, regular NBG […] → Read More

Bald Eagle that ‘fell from the sky’ soars again

WAYNESBORO, Va. (WAVY) — The Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro released a previously injured eagle over the weekend after being poisoned with lead. The Center says the eagle had been at the facility since January after it “fell from the sky” in Accomack. Vets drew blood and determined the bird had high levels of […] → Read More

Rite Aid expands on-site COVID-19 testing to several states including Virginia Beach location

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Rite Aid is expanding its on-site testings for COVID-19 across the nation including a location in Virginia Beach. Starting Wednesday, April 22, Rite Aid, with the help from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has expanded its on-site COVID-19 testing to eight states and 24 locations including Virginia. […] → Read More

Man suffering serious injuries following stabbing incident in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth Police are investigating a stabbing incident that sent a man to the hospital Sunday afternoon. Authorities say the call for the malicious wounding came at around 1:10 p.m. in the 280 block of Dale Drive in Portsmouth. Officials have not released the age of the man, however reports say the […] → Read More

N.C. COVID-19 April 18 Update: 281 additional confirmed cases with 12 new deaths

RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY) — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 281 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday morning. Overall, a total of 6,140 North Carolinians have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the outbreak. State health officials also reported 12 additional deaths for a total count […] → Read More

N.C. Department of Transportation updates ferry schedules in response to ‘stay at home’ order

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Beginning Tuesday, March 31, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry System will adopt a new set schedule after Gov. Roy Cooper ordered a statewide stay at home order. Cooper ordered people in North Carolina to stay at home from 5 p.m. Monday until April 29 to help stop the […] → Read More

‘Answering the call’: USNS Comfort to set sail for New York with send-off from President Trump

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The USNS Comfort hospital ship is expected to set sail for New York Saturday with a send-off from President Trump. U.S. Navy Reserve sailors arrived Wednesday on board the USNS Comfort to assist with preparations and get the ship ready to head north to New York in response to coronavirus relief […] → Read More

Officials mourn passing of beloved blind horse, Amadeo, at Corolla Wild Horse Fund

COROLLA, N.C. (WAVY) — A beloved horse at the Corolla Wild Horse Fund passed away last week. Amadeo, a blind horse in his mid-30s, passed away Friday night according to officials at the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. The wild horse became increasingly “stiff in his rear legs and hips” and began to slow down significantly, […] → Read More

Fort Eustis soldier accused of sending nude photos to minor thought age was ‘a typo’, police say

ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. (WAVY) — A soldier from Fort Eustis was arrested Friday, accused sending nude photos and trying to meet a girl who he believed was 14 years old. According to a criminal complaint filed by an undercover investigator with the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office, 39-year-old Kristopher Keith Cavanaugh is accused of […] → Read More

Reports: Fotis Dulos, accused of killing his wife, is dead

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged with murdering his estranged and missing wife has died, according to reports Tuesday. A dispatcher from the Farmington police said officers had re… → Read More

Virginia Department of Health investigating 3 potential cases of coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) – The Virginia Department of Health is investigating three potential cases of the coronavirus. In a statement released Sunday afternoon, Virginia Department of Health officials say they are currently investigating three residents in the central and northern regions of Virginia who “meet both clinical and epidemiologic criteria for 2019-nCoV.” According to the […] → Read More

Top Stories for January 21

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – WAVY News 10’s Katie Collett has the rundown of the top stories for the afternoon of January 21. Read more in the links below: Woman dies after Sunday crash on Veterans Memorial Bridge in Chesapeake Chesapeake Police investigate after deadly shooting involving off-duty Norfolk officer Man arrested after shooting at Newport […] → Read More