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Recent articles by Deanna:

Portsmouth’s Court Street Baptist Church receives mile marker for 230th birthday

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Sunday was a historic day for Court Street Baptist Church in Portsmouth. The congregation celebrated two-hundred and thirty years. The historical marker issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources sits near the corner of Court and Queen Streets. The pastor of the church Dr. Wilbur Kersey says the marker tells […] → Read More

Volunteers work to expand Norfolk’s tree canopy

Volunteers in Ocean View were doing what they can to beautify Norfolk. → Read More

New air sampling test results at Sherwood Forest Elementary released

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Norfolk Public Schools recently provided parents and guardians an update about the condition on Sherwood Forest Elementary School. Last month, some parents were so upset about conditions, they protested outside the school. School officials acknowledged there was a “low to moderate infestation of rodents” in Sherwood Forest Elementary School starting in […] → Read More

Saturday is the deadline for in-person absentee voting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Five different locations opened their doors Saturday for the last day of in-person absentee voting. Political signs lined the walkways to get inside the buildings. Virginia Beach Director of Elections, Donna Patterson, met with Ten on Your Side at the Voter Registration and Elections Municipal Center building to talk about […] → Read More

VIDEO: Window washer left hanging after platform swings wildly

EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada (CNN) — Video captured by a witness shows a window washing platform swinging back and forth, smashing through windows in the Stantec Tower building in downtown Edmonton, Alberta. After several impacts, one of the two window washers on the platform falls off, but, luckily, is saved by his harness. All of the […] → Read More

Thousands gathered at Mount Trashmore for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk

Thousands of people came out to Mount Trashmore to walk and join the fight against breast cancer on Saturday. → Read More

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will bring people to Mount Trashmore from all over Hampton Roads

Virginia Beach, V.a. (WAVY) — At 10 this morning, people all across Hampton Roads will be making a sea of pink as they walk to make strides against breast cancer. WAVY-TV 10 and WVBT FOX43’s Stephanie Harris and Symone Davis are out at The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. It’s being held at Mount […] → Read More

Hundreds join a walk in downtown Norfolk to bring awareness to human trafficking

NORFOLK, V.a. (WAVY) — Hundreds of people walked single file through the streets of Norfolk for a united purpose, to bring an end to human trafficking. A21 is an organization that fights human trafficking. The host of the event Helen Merjos, says each step has a purpose. “We’re walking for freedom, we’re walking for justice, we’re walking for […] → Read More

Suffolk man seeking to have rape conviction overturned has case heard by state appeals court

On Wednesday, the Virginia Court of Appeals decided to hear more about the case involving Martrell Beamon, who was convicted of rape, but continues to maintain his innocence. → Read More

Dog named Fancy found abandoned, covered with mange in back of truck in Williamsburg

A dog is recovering after being found abandoned in the back of a truck in Williamsburg. → Read More

A walk for a cause: Crowds gather to raise money, awareness for ALS

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Crowds gathered at the Oceanfront on the boardwalk near 31st street for the 12th annual JT Walk and Beach party. The annual walk was started for a man name Josh Thompson and the goal is to raise money and awareness for ALS. “It makes you feel great that you put […] → Read More

Mermaids, baby sharks, and candy: 31st Virginia Children’s Festival at Town Point Park did not disappoint

Norfolk, V.a. (WAVY) – The 31st annual Virginia Children’s Festival took place there and it didn’t disappoint. Everywhere you looked at Town Point Park in downtown Norfolk, kids were having fun. “We saw mermaids,” said Egypt Finley. Some kids were creating works of art with Play-Doh while others showed off their skills in the Lego […] → Read More

Local man loses prosthetic leg while surfing in Virginia Beach

It's got the Joker on the back and Marvin the Martian on the front. → Read More

School board approves #MAGA ad on football scoreboard

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (CNN NEWSOURCE) — A sign on a high school football scoreboard in Alabama is causing a bit of a stir. It says “Go Trump #MAGA.” A push to have it taken down has failed. It’s a time honored tradition — local businesses financing advertisements at local school ball fields. Some owners put […] → Read More

6-year-old arrested, has mug shot taken following school tantrum

ORLANDO, Fla. (WKMG/CNN) – Kaia Rolle is like most little girls. She loves the color pink and has a cheery outlook on life. But after what her grandmother says happened on Thursday, the bubbly 6-year-old has little room to focus on school. Meralyn Kirkland got a call from a school resource officer saying Kaia was […] → Read More

Woman dies after car split apart in Virginia crash

Police say a woman died after her car hit a tree on East Virginia Beach Blvd. → Read More

‘Women Can Fly’ event showcases impact of women in aviation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — More than 250 women and girls got the chance to fly in a plane Saturday at the Military Aviation Museum for “Women Can Fly”. The organization introduces woman and girls to the world of flying. Those who came out were given a complimentary flight with a volunteer pilot. There were […] → Read More

Four dead after car crashes at Norfolk International Airport

Three people dead after car crash at Norfolk International Airport → Read More

Police seek suspect after woman killed, man hurt in Newport News shooting

Police are investigating a third shooting Monday in Newport News, which left a woman dead and a man injured. → Read More

Driver who fatally struck woman leaving Norfolk Greek Festival won’t face criminal charges

“It might not have been 20 over, 30 over, but if he was going the speed limit of 35, who knows she could be here today.” → Read More