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WTKR Norfolk
Arraignment of Hampton officer involved shooting suspect continued until Thursdaycontinued Monday. Darone Owens was arrested shortly after the shooting took pl
WTKR Norfolk / Posted an hour ago
continued Monday. Darone Owens was arrested shortly after the shooting took place on October 16. According to police, a Newport News Police Officer and a Williamsburg Police Officer were in an undercover car when they spotted a stolen Ford... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia newsremain unanswered about the man who police say set off a bomb in Williamsburg,
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 hours ago
remain unanswered about the man who police say set off a bomb in Williamsburg, Virginia, last week. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Sunday that little is known about 30-year-old Stephen James...More >> In Virginia's Trump country, low... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic – Monday bridge openings and road closuresp.m. through Monday, October 30 at 5 a.m. HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE-CLOSURES R
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 hours ago
p.m. through Monday, October 30 at 5 a.m. HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE-CLOSURES REPORT October 22-28 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Lee Hall (Exit 247) and ending near... Read more
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Daily Press
In one of Virgina's redder districts, serious money in a contested raceDay, Shelly Simonds, the Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates’ 94th
Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
Day, Shelly Simonds, the Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates’ 94th district — central and northern Newport News — is working the grass roots hard, judging by the large number of small donors kicking into her campaign,... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News superintendent retiring after 46-year careera visitor to Kilgore’s office knows that Kilgore purchased the artwork the morn
Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
a visitor to Kilgore’s office knows that Kilgore purchased the artwork the morning she was appointed superintendent of Newport News Public Schools in May 2007. “I was that happy. I really was. That’s how I felt,” Kilgore said Thursday morning,... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News museums see uptick in visitationThree Newport News attractions experienced increased visitation in 2016 and ove
Daily Press / Posted 15 hours ago
Three Newport News attractions experienced increased visitation in 2016 and over this past summer. The Mariners’ Museum saw success with its $1 summer admission bringing in visitors across the bridge from South Hampton Roads, President and CEO... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Questions Remain About Man Who Police Say Detonated Bomb in Williamsburgremain unanswered about the man who police say set off a bomb in Williamsburg,
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 hours ago
remain unanswered about the man who police say set off a bomb in Williamsburg, Virginia, last week. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Sunday that little is known about 30-year-old Stephen James Powers. It also remains unclear what the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Questions remain about man who police say detonated bombremain unanswered about the man who police say set off a bomb in Williamsburg,
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 16 hours ago
remain unanswered about the man who police say set off a bomb in Williamsburg, Virginia, last week. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Sunday that little is known about 30-year-old Stephen James Powers. It also remains unclear what the... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback Oct. 23: Police shooting, health care plan, Civil war dress-upevents at Hampton 7-Eleven Just before 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, two police officers
Daily Press / Posted 18 hours ago
events at Hampton 7-Eleven Just before 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, two police officers — one from Williamsburg and another from Newport News — were in southeast Newport News, trailing a pickup believed to have been stolen out of Chesapeake. The... Read more
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Daily Press
Will Trump be the wild card in Virginia elections?said. In the end, three Peninsula races and one on the Middle Peninsula could
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
said. In the end, three Peninsula races and one on the Middle Peninsula could help tell the tale. In central and northern Newport News, Del. David Yancey, the Republican incumbent, seeks re-election in a district that gave Hillary Clinton a five... Read more
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Daily Press
Complex investigation: Officers from two cities, in case being investigated by a third agencyofficer was not wearing a body camera, said Maj. Greg Riley, the Williamsburg P
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
officer was not wearing a body camera, said Maj. Greg Riley, the Williamsburg Police Department’s spokesman. The Newport News officer was, and it was turned over to Hampton police, who have also gathered surveillance footage from the... Read more
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Daily Press
Thousands attend NASA Langley’s Centennial Open Housetest aircraft to make them more “crashworthy.” Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Virginia B
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
test aircraft to make them more “crashworthy.” Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Virginia Beach, Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, D-Newport News, Hampton Vice Mayor Linda Curtis and astronaut Kathryn Hire were among those in attendance. “It’s a great day... Read more
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Daily Press
A rematch in the 93rd House districtis the Williamsburg-to-Kiln Creek 93rd. There, in a rematch of last year’s spe
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
is the Williamsburg-to-Kiln Creek 93rd. There, in a rematch of last year’s special election, Del. Mike Mullin, D-Newport News, faces former Williamsburg-James City County School Board member Heather Cordasco. Mullin won the special... Read more
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Daily Press
Familiar faces, plus a third, in 94th House District raceChile before settling down in Virginia. She taught Spanish at Hilton Elementary
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Chile before settling down in Virginia. She taught Spanish at Hilton Elementary School for six years before running for the Newport News School Board in 2012. In 2016, after her loss to Yancey, Simonds ran in the 1st District Democratic primary... Read more
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Daily Press
Henderson Inc., Busch Gardens' roller coaster contractor, grows with third-generation leadershipand expansion in James City, Great Wolf Lodge conference center and addition, H
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
and expansion in James City, Great Wolf Lodge conference center and addition, Hidenwood Shopping Center renovation in Newport News, Market Center Shopping Center, TJ Maxx and Ulta-anchored shopping center in Gloucester, Williamsburg Pottery... Read more
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Daily Press
Kaine proposes public option for health carenor Medicare’s current resources would take a hit. “I’m pretty pumped about th
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
nor Medicare’s current resources would take a hit. “I’m pretty pumped about this,” Kaine said, during a recent stop in Newport News for a kickoff rally for door-to-door canvassers campaigning for the Democratic ticket in November’s state... Read more
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Daily Press
Fun art, not fine art: A look at the Peninsula's wine and design businessesaccording to Strayer staff member Colette Reid. This quarter, it was a private
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
according to Strayer staff member Colette Reid. This quarter, it was a private paint and sip night at Wine and Design in Newport News’ City Center. Brett Winn, an active duty member of the Navy and part-time instructor at the studio, led the... Read more
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Daily Press
Jefferson Lab wants to create pioneering center that would image atomic particlesand the College of William and Mary have sent the lab statements of interest in
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
and the College of William and Mary have sent the lab statements of interest in such a center, McKeown said. Jerri Wilson, Newport News’ legislative analyst, included the funding request in a proposed legislative agenda that the City Council will... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
21-old shot in Newport NewsNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating the cause of a shooting that happe
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating the cause of a shooting that happened in Newport News Friday evening. Officials say police responded to calls about a shooting around 8 p.m. at the 700 block of 34th St. Officers arrived to find a... Read more
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Daily Press
Forum in Hampton prosecutor's race on Sundaytop prosecutor for the past five years. Hobbs, 40, worked for a year and a half
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
top prosecutor for the past five years. Hobbs, 40, worked for a year and a half as an assistant commonwealth's attorney in Newport News, followed by nine years in private practice. He's the son of City Council member W.H. "Billy" Hobbs Jr. Other... Read more
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Daily Press
Man shot in stomach, leg in Newport News Friday nightFriday night near 34th Street and Madison Avenue, officials said. A call about
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Friday night near 34th Street and Madison Avenue, officials said. A call about the shooting came in around 7:42 p.m., Newport News Police Lt. A. J. Matthews said at the scene. The 21-year-old was found with gunshot wounds to his leg and his... Read more
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Daily Press
Money and math make elections goDay, Shelly Simonds, the Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates’ 94th
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Day, Shelly Simonds, the Democratic candidate for the House of Delegates’ 94th district — central and northern Newport News — is working the grass roots hard, judging by the large number of small donors kicking into her campaign,... Read more
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Daily Press
College football capsules for Oct. 2192.3 FM. THE PICK: JMU 31, W&M 10. — Dave Johnson RANDOLPH-MACON (4-2) AT AP
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
92.3 FM. THE PICK: JMU 31, W&M 10. — Dave Johnson RANDOLPH-MACON (4-2) AT APPRENTICE (1-5) WHERE: Apprentice Field, Newport News. THE BUZZ: The Builders have lost five consecutive games, but they hope to stay competitive in their homecoming... Read more
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The Morning Call
W&M homecoming parade peaceful as ATF, FBI, police investigate IED explosion near Colonial WilliamsburgPolice is investigating the incident with help from the Williamsburg Fire Depar
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Police is investigating the incident with help from the Williamsburg Fire Department, Colonial Williamsburg Public Safety, Newport News Police, Virginia State Police, as well as the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Riley... Read more
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Daily Press
Candidates make personal case at Woman's ClubThe talk was more about grandmothers than taxes when the candidates forum of th
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
The talk was more about grandmothers than taxes when the candidates forum of the Woman’s Club of Newport News, as is its tradition, gave political hopefuls a chance to let voters see the personalities behind the yard signs and mailers. The club,... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook Feedback for Oct. 21: Whittaker Memorial plans, Mathews forum, George W. Bush's criticism, proposed budget passes Senatecould begin in March 2018, said John Biagas, a partner in the development and p
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
could begin in March 2018, said John Biagas, a partner in the development and president and CEO of Bayport Electric in Newport News. Mathews holds forum for candidates Candidates for Mathews County Board of Supervisors and School Board... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
ATF, FBI, police investigating IED explosion near Colonial WilliamsburgPolice is investigating the incident with help from the Williamsburg Fire Depar
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Police is investigating the incident with help from the Williamsburg Fire Department, Colonial Williamsburg Public Safety, Newport News Police, Virginia State Police, as well as the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Riley... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Investigators continue pursuing leads in 2004 unsolved murderpursed this lead, they discovered the man worked in Isle of Wight County as a l
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
pursed this lead, they discovered the man worked in Isle of Wight County as a landscaper around that time and has ties to Newport News, according to the court documents. Singer was staying in Newport News before she was discovered murdered. A... Read more
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Daily Press
Police investigating detonated explosive device in WilliamsburgPolice is investigating the incident with help from the Williamsburg Fire Depar
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Police is investigating the incident with help from the Williamsburg Fire Department, Colonial Williamsburg Public Safety, Newport News Police, Virginia State Police, as well as the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Riley... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Friday road closures and bridge openingsMidtown Tunnel eastbound from Friday, October 20 at 8 p.m. through Sunday, Octo
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
Midtown Tunnel eastbound from Friday, October 20 at 8 p.m. through Sunday, October 22 at 10 a.m. I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: Alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Lee Hall (Exit 247) and ending near... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
VCU Volleyball is spiking their differences and their opponentswe're communicating in a way that's effective." "We always talk about betterin
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
we're communicating in a way that's effective." "We always talk about bettering the ball" said sophomore Gina Tuzzolo, a Newport News native and one of the few players actually from Virginia. "It's your job to better the ball. It's not for you to... Read more
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Daily Press
Plans still progressing to flip Whittaker Memorial Hospitalcould begin in March 2018, said John Biagas, a partner in the development and p
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
could begin in March 2018, said John Biagas, a partner in the development and president and CEO of Bayport Electric in Newport News. When the building was first purchased in October 2016, Biagas and his partner, Junior Burr, president of... Read more
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Daily Press
For two vendors, Poquoson Seafood Festival is a family affairtoo busy. The Captain Harrell pop-up restaurant makes appearances throughout V
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
too busy. The Captain Harrell pop-up restaurant makes appearances throughout Virginia, including the Guinea Jubilee and Newport News Fall Fest, but the Seafood Festival is special. Moore has worked the festival since 1999. He also grew up in... Read more
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Daily Press
Fishing report: Sheepshead catch sets new markEarlier this month, a Newport News man caught the largest sheepshead this year
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Earlier this month, a Newport News man caught the largest sheepshead this year in Virginia. Christian Collier caught a 17-pound, 2-ounce sheepshead Oct. 7. Sea bass season opens Sunday and will remain open through the end of the year. Regulations... Read more
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Daily Press
Oct. 20 Letters: Opioid addiction, sexual assaulta college professor. I'm sure his female students are thrilled to death that he
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
a college professor. I'm sure his female students are thrilled to death that he sees them in this way. I imagine the professor looks at all the #metoo posts and figures there are more tramps and sluts than he realized. Erin McCarthy Newpor... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notablesof young minds in our region. She announced this week her plans to retire at th
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
of young minds in our region. She announced this week her plans to retire at the end of the year as superintendent of Newport News Public Schools, a position she has held for the past decade. She started out as a high school teacher in her... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback Oct. 20: Va. Confederate statue, Wawa shootingenough of Democrat property destruction, lawlessness and violence. Man hospita
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
enough of Democrat property destruction, lawlessness and violence. Man hospitalized after shooting at Wawa A 22-year-old Newport News man was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being shot in the abdomen outside Wawa at 12095... Read more
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Daily Press
Baseball: Oct. 19 update: How players with Hampton Roads ties have fared in the majors and minorsU.Va., Pilots. Nick Brown: W&M; Eddie Butler: Chesapeake (Greenbrier Christian
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
U.Va., Pilots. Nick Brown: W&M; Eddie Butler: Chesapeake (Greenbrier Christian), Radford University; Austin Chrismon: Newport News (Menchville High), East Carolina, Christopher Newport, Pilots; Ryan Cook: Virginia Beach (First Colonial),... Read more
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Daily Press
Top 10 | Festivals, oyster roast headline fun-filled weekend on PeninsulaFall Newport News Greek Festival There are only two days left to enjoy the fal
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Fall Newport News Greek Festival There are only two days left to enjoy the fall edition of the Newport News Greek Festival at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 60 Traverse Road, Newport News. The event includes Greek food, vendors... Read more
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Daily Press
4 charged in wake of officer-involved shooting in HamptonFour people have been charged in the wake of a deadly shooting involving Newpor
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Four people have been charged in the wake of a deadly shooting involving Newport News and Williamsburg officers in Hampton, police said. The incident happened late Tuesday night outside the 7-Eleven store at 715 Kecoughtan Road. The Hampton Police... Read more
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Daily Press
Halloween events being held around the Peninsula | DP Listhampton.gov. Night of the Living Museum: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 20-21 at Virginia
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
hampton.gov. Night of the Living Museum: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 20-21 at Virginia Living Museum, 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News. The 18th annual family-friendly event features games, trail walks, pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating.... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
One man charged following officer-involved shooting in Hamptonto court documents, 18-year-old Darone Owens was driving a Ford pickup truck re
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
to court documents, 18-year-old Darone Owens was driving a Ford pickup truck reported stolen from Chesapeake when a Newport News Police officer and Williamsburg Police officer noticed the vehicle and began following it. Documents say Owens,... Read more
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Reality TV World
Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers' recap: Alan Ball voted out after tribal swap, secret advantage and an idol!Satellite Beach, FL; and (Healer) Desi, a 27-year-old physical therapist from P
Reality TV World / Posted 3 days ago
Satellite Beach, FL; and (Healer) Desi, a 27-year-old physical therapist from Peachtree City, GA who currently resides in Newport News, VA. Levu figured they were a physically-dominant tribe and could therefore dominate in the challenges... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Newport News homeowner catches burglary suspect on surveillance cameraNEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police are investigating a burglary that occur
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at a home in the 100 block of Rexford Drive on October 3. The resident found his home ransacked and several hundred dollars stolen. Surveillance video from the... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Newport News Shipbuilding awarded contract to overhaul Navy submarine USS BoiseNewport News Shipbuilding has received a $59.7 million contract from the U.S. N
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
Newport News Shipbuilding has received a $59.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy for planning and executing the overhaul of the submarine USS Boise (SSN 764), shown here in Souda Bay, Greece, in 2013. U.S. Navy photo NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Family of Virginia man killed by police wants answersNEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - The family of a man who was fatally shot by police in
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - The family of a man who was fatally shot by police in Virginia wants more information about the confrontation. Police in Hampton said officers were following a stolen pickup truck Tuesday night when it stopped at a... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
VA: FAA Wants Answers on 'Concerns' About 'Diversion' of Airport MoneyOct. 19--The Federal Aviation Administration wants the Newport News/Williamsbur
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
Oct. 19--The Federal Aviation Administration wants the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport to respond to a list of "specific concerns" the agency has about the way the airport has spent money in recent years. A Sept. 26 letter from the... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton School Board gets lesson on new accreditation system3, and schools won’t be denied accreditation unless they fail to implement stra
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
3, and schools won’t be denied accreditation unless they fail to implement strategies to improve student outcomes. At a Newport News School Board meeting Tuesday, chief academic officer Brian Nichols presented information about the graduation... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Officers shoot 3 in stolen car after confrontationNEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia have shot and killed one person and
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia have shot and killed one person and wounded two others inside a pickup truck after authorities said the occupants displayed a gun and drove toward the officers. Police in Hampton said in a statement... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News man hospitalized after Jefferson Avenue Wawa shootingA 22-year-old Newport News man was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon af
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
A 22-year-old Newport News man was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being shot in the abdomen outside Wawa at 12095 Jefferson Avenue, officials said. A call about the shooting came in around 4:56 p.m., Newport News police spokesman... Read more
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