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Past articles by Taylor:

Hampton woman has life-threatening injuries after being attacked by her own dog

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 31-year-old woman is fighting for her life after being attacked by her own dog in her backyard Sunday evening. Hampton Police say an emergency call came from the home in the 100 block of Powhatan Parkway around 5 p.m. When officers arrived, they found the woman with serious injuries. They […] → Read More

Trooper injured in crash during chase in Surry County

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A trooper was injured in a crash when they were trying to stop a motorcycle Sunday afternoon. Virginia State Police say the incident started in the westbound lanes of Route 460 around 3:30 p.m. The trooper tried to stop a motorcycle for going 77 mph in a 55 mph zone, […] → Read More

25-year-old Waverly man dies after car crashes into tractor-trailer

SUSSEX COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A 25-year-old man died after his car crashed into a tractor-trailer Saturday morning. Virginia State Police say it happened around 7:15 a.m. on Cabin Point Road, just east of Warwick Road. The man was driving a Mercury Grand Marquis in the eastbound lanes when he crossed over into the westbound […] → Read More

75-year-old man from New York dies swimming near Cape Hatteras National Seashore

HATTERAS, N.C. (WAVY) — A 75-year-old man from Downsville, New York died Saturday after being pulled from the ocean near Cape Hatteras National Seashore. National Park Service officials say an emergency call was made just before 3 p.m. in relation to the man. A person swimming with the man told officials he went unconscious while […] → Read More

Cullipher Farms opens fall festivities with new, harder corn maze

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — People usually don’t ask for things in life to be more difficult, but that wasn’t the case with the annual fall corn maze at Cullipher Farms. “Last year we got complaints that the maze wasn’t hard enough or difficult enough,” said Mike Cullipher. So this year, he asked a company […] → Read More

New depression expected to become Tropical Storm Lorenzo

The National Hurricane Center has its eye on three systems brewing in the Atlantic. → Read More

Majority of sea turtle nests survived Hurricane Dorian, National Park Service says

CAPE HATTERAS, N.C. (WAVY) – The National Park Service says most of the sea turtle nests recorded before Hurricane Dorian survived its passing. Before the storm made landfall in the Outer Banks, their Resource Management Team conducted patrols of Buxton, Hatteras and Ocracoke beaches to see which nests still had living baby sea turtles. They found 166 active nests before the storm. […] → Read More

Rep. Murphy says President Trump approved FEMA funding to help Ocracoke after Dorian

OCRACOKE ISLAND, NC (WAVY) — Rep. Greg Murphy says help is on the way for residents and businesses on Ocracoke Island devastated by Hurricane Dorian earlier this month. In a post on Murphy’s Facebook, he says the Federal Emergency Management Agency alerted him that President Donald Trump approved funding to help those impacted. North Carolina […] → Read More

70-year-old killed after being run over by fire department pickup truck on Hatteras Island

RODANTHE, N.C. (WAVY) — A 70-year-old woman is dead after being run over by a Chicamacomico Fire Department truck in Rodanthe on Saturday. According to the Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie, the incident happened near Corbina Drive around 2:30 p.m. The truck was exiting the beach access at the end of the road at the […] → Read More

Plane crash reported near Chesapeake Regional Airport

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A plane crashed near Chesapeake Regional Airport Sunday evening, according to emergency dispatchers. Dispatch was notified about the crash just after 5 p.m. It happened in the 400 block of W Road. 10 On Your Side is working to get more information. This is a breaking news story. Stay on WAVY.com […] → Read More

Video: WNOR radio tower demolished in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Crews made waves in the Elizabeth River as they took down the FM99 WNOR radio tower Saturday morning. The tower stood off of E. Indian River Road in Norfolk for nearly 50 years, weathering with time from the salty air, water and other elements. It took only seconds to crumble. A […] → Read More

Hurricane Dorian rips away large part of Outer Banks pier

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (WAVY/WNCN) — The forceful winds of Hurricane Dorian left no part of the Outer Banks untouched on Friday. A portion of the Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills washed away in the storm, according to a post on their Facebook. Video from Cliff Dunn in the Outer Banks shows a large […] → Read More

‘Impaired’ man drives truck into ocean in OBX during Hurricane Dorian

KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC (WAVY) — Police say a 41-year-old man had to be rescued Friday afternoon after he drove his truck into the ocean during Hurricane Dorian. Kill Devil Hills Police say it happened around 2:30 p.m. near Arch Street. The passenger in the truck was able to get out safely once it started […] → Read More

Northern Virginia man dies in ocean off Cape Hatteras shore

HATTERAS, N.C. (WAVY) — A 61-year-old died man while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean off of Cape Hatteras National Seashore on Sunday. Officials say a 911 call was placed to Dare County Dispatch at 5:25 p.m. when a person saw the man in apparent distress out in the water near Flambu Road. The bystander attempted […] → Read More

Police: Man injured in shooting on Blair Ave in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a man has what appeared to be life-threatening injuries after being shot on Blair Avenue Sunday night. Newport News Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Blair Avenue around 9:20 p.m. in reference to the shooting. Officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived […] → Read More

Chesapeake Police investigating armed robbery of business on Kempsville Road

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Police are searching for a person who reportedly robbed a business at gunpoint on Sunday. Chesapeake Police say they were called to the 500 block of Kempsville Road in reference to the robbery around 5 p.m. A person went inside the back of the business with a handgun and demanded money. […] → Read More

Suffolk woman wins more than $80,000 from Virginia Lottery ticket bought in Chesapeake

A Suffolk woman won $85,458 from the Virginia Lottery's "Print 'n Play Rolling Jackpot" game ticket that she bought in Chesapeake. → Read More

Norfolk man stops for breakfast in Suffolk, wins $100,000 from Virginia Lottery game

A Norfolk man won $100,000 from the Virginia Lottery when he stopped for breakfast at a deli in Suffolk last month. → Read More

Judge grants defense money to hire private investigator in Wesley Hadsell murder trial

A man accused of murdering his adopted stepdaughter is set to appear in a Southampton County courtroom for a hearing Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Vehicle runs into Men’s Wearhouse store near Jefferson Ave. in Newport News

The Men’s Wearhouse store near Jefferson’s Avenue and Roger Brown Drive was struck by a vehicle Thursday morning. → Read More