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Teams respond to possible stranded whale off Newport News coastPark Beach near the Monitor Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel. The whale is moving but ap
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Park Beach near the Monitor Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel. The whale is moving but appears to be stuck in the shallow water. The Newport News Police Department Marine Unit is on scene. The Virginia Aquarium’s Stranding Response Team has been notified and... Read more
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Newport News Police 'Chief on the Go' to be held Tuesday at WawaMike Grinstead, acting chief of the Newport News Police Department, discusses t
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Mike Grinstead, acting chief of the Newport News Police Department, discusses the department's new program, "Chief on the Go," which brings Grinstead into communities to get input from residents, answer questions about the department’s crime... Read more
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One dead in Monday morning shooting at Newport News apartment complexNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – One man is dead after a shooting at an apartment complex in
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – One man is dead after a shooting at an apartment complex in Newport News on Monday morning. Newport News Police say they received a call at 8:37 a.m. about a fight in the 800 block of Forrest Drive. As officers were responding... Read more
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Facebook feedback Dec. 11: Menchville coach, police graduation speechspeech touches a nerve Del. Marcia “Cia” Price, D-Newport News, gave a speech
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speech touches a nerve Del. Marcia “Cia” Price, D-Newport News, gave a speech Thursday about race and policing during the Newport News Police Department’s academy graduation that sparked some criticism on social media. Her speech — dotted with... Read more
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Woman dead after likely jumping or falling from Marriott at City Centerreceived a call about a person lying on the sidewalk behind the hotel near the
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received a call about a person lying on the sidewalk behind the hotel near the parking garage, according to an email from Newport News police spokesman Lou Thurston. Officers and paramedics arrived and found a woman on the ground with visible... Read more
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Del. Price's police graduation speech touches a nerveDel. Marcia “Cia” Price, D-Newport News, gave a speech Thursday about race and
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Del. Marcia “Cia” Price, D-Newport News, gave a speech Thursday about race and policing during the Newport News Police Department’s academy graduation that sparked some criticism on social media. Her speech — dotted with the phrase “be the change;... Read more
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Newport News Police dog receives body armor vest for ChristmasNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Elvis, a Newport News Police Department K-9, received a use
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Elvis, a Newport News Police Department K-9, received a useful gift this Christmas. The German Shepard received a body armor vest from OSC Physicians and Staff on Saturday at Busch Gardens’ Festhaus for the annual OSC Christmas... Read more
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16th annual North District Holiday food drive starts next weekthe center. People who drop off nonperishable items can enjoy entertainment, fr
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the center. People who drop off nonperishable items can enjoy entertainment, free fitness demonstrations and go through the Newport News Police Department K9 exhibit. Tomorrow’s Image, a local barber and salon, will give donors free haircuts. At 4... Read more
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Crash on I-664 southbound at 26th street has all lanes blockedAn extrication was called due to the accident, Newport News police dispatch sai
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An extrication was called due to the accident, Newport News police dispatch said. A second accident occurred in the same area shortly after the first, and fire and rescue crews were still on scene as of 6:05 p.m., dispatch said. Traffic is being... Read more
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Newport News pizza delivery man robbed Monday nightto Sunrise Pizza in the 300 block of Chatham Drive around 10:56 p.m., in relati
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to Sunrise Pizza in the 300 block of Chatham Drive around 10:56 p.m., in relation to a robbery, according to an email from Newport News police spokesman Brandon Maynard. Officers learned the robbery happened in the 400 block of Catina Way. A... Read more
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Newport News Police officer shoots dog during domestic investigationNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – An officer with the Newport News Police Department shot a d
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – An officer with the Newport News Police Department shot a dog during a domestic investigation in the 200 block of Lyttle Drive Monday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Clay Drive around 2:38 p.m. The... Read more
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Truck damaged by gunfire in Newport News Monday nightto the 600 block of 46th Street in reference to a call about gunshots heard in
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to the 600 block of 46th Street in reference to a call about gunshots heard in the area, according to an email from Newport News police spokesman Brandon Maynard. Officers spoke with the truck owner, a 36-year-old Newport News woman, who... Read more
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Family pleads for help finding missing Hampton mom, babyHampton, and her infant daughter, Chloe, were reported missing. Pettway spoke
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Hampton, and her infant daughter, Chloe, were reported missing. Pettway spoke about her sister at a news conference at the Newport News Police Department’s headquarters Tuesday morning. She said life without her twin is like a world with no grass,... Read more
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Family of missing Hampton mother and infant to speak with mediabut with no sign of Keir or Chloe. When the vehicle was discovered in Newport
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 7 days ago
but with no sign of Keir or Chloe. When the vehicle was discovered in Newport News, their case was turned over to the Newport News Police Department from the Hampton Police Department. The Newport News Police Department is asking the public... Read more
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Newport News fire engine involved in crashfemale passenger in the car was taken to a local hospital with non-life threate
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female passenger in the car was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No one has been charged in this incident at this time. The crash is currently being investigated by the Newport News Police Department’s... Read more
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Newport News Police investigating after man shot in jawNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department is investigating a shoot
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department is investigating a shooting in the area of Preakness Drive and Colony Road that left a 19-year-old man injured Friday. Dispatchers received the call at 6:51 p.m. When police arrived at the... Read more
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Courts: Man sentenced to 12 years in Newport News carjackinghis waistband and threatened to shoot the man. Briggs then stole the victim’s c
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his waistband and threatened to shoot the man. Briggs then stole the victim’s car, wallet and cell phone, officials said. Newport News police found the victim’s car the next day, and matched a fingerprint found on an item in the car to Briggs.... Read more
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Hollydazzle in Newport News, Grand Illumination in Williamsburg expect to draw thousandsWay parking garage will have free parking, and Fountain Way into the garage wil
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Way parking garage will have free parking, and Fountain Way into the garage will close when the garage reaches capacity. Newport News police officers will provide security for the event and will direct traffic. Traffic volume has been heavy... Read more
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A 32-old Hampton man died from his injuries after motorcycle crash in Newport News on Wednesdayand lost control near the intersection of Harpersville Road. He then slid and h
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and lost control near the intersection of Harpersville Road. He then slid and hit a silver four-door sedan, according to Newport News Police Department spokesman Sergeant Randal Bailey. The man was transported to a local hospital where he died... Read more
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Newport News man sentenced to 12 years for August 2016 carjackingthe shoot the victim. Briggs then stole the victim’s car, wallet and cell phone
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 12 days ago
the shoot the victim. Briggs then stole the victim’s car, wallet and cell phone. The car was found the next day and Newport News Police were able to match a fingerprint in the car to Briggs. The phone records from the victim’s cell phone... Read more
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Two hospitalized after crash on Jefferson Avenue; All northbound lanes blockedlocal hospital after a serious crash at Jefferson Avenue and Ivy Farms Road in
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local hospital after a serious crash at Jefferson Avenue and Ivy Farms Road in Newport News Monday. Photo courtesy of the Newport News Police Department The Newport News Police Department said the people involved in the crash are suffering from... Read more
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Facebook feedback Nov. 24: Newport News burglary, Huntington Middle School, Hampton economic directorthe 500 block of Bulkeley Place. Police met with a 23-year-old Newport News wom
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the 500 block of Bulkeley Place. Police met with a 23-year-old Newport News woman who reported the incident, according to Newport News Police Department spokesman Harold Eley. Lynn Mallory Defino: They look like “well here goes a slap on the... Read more
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Two Hampton men arrested for Newport News convenience store burglarythe front door of the store had been damaged and cash, lottery tickets, and cig
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 19 days ago
the front door of the store had been damaged and cash, lottery tickets, and cigarettes had been stolen. On November 21, Newport News Police arrested 28-year-old Ajay Patrick Merrick and 33-year-old Jeffrey Robert Merrick Jr. and charged them... Read more
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Increased DUI patrols in Newport News over Thanksgiving holiday, officials sayStarting Wednesday night through Saturday, the Newport News Police Department i
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Starting Wednesday night through Saturday, the Newport News Police Department is adding more DUI patrols around the city due to the Thanksgiving holiday, officials said in a press release. According to a AAA report, 1.4 million Virginians will... Read more
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Two teenagers accused of multiple crimes in connection with burglary in Newport News on Tuesday500 block of Bulkeley Place. Police met with the a 23-year-old Newport News wom
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500 block of Bulkeley Place. Police met with the a 23-year-old Newport News woman who reported the incident, according to Newport News Police Department spokesman Harold Eley. The woman told police that two men wearing black hoodies, blue jeans... Read more
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Those who make us betterRoads Good Samaritan Fund, a nonprofit charitable organization she runs out of
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Roads Good Samaritan Fund, a nonprofit charitable organization she runs out of her home. It all began in 1989, when Newport News police officer William Roth accepted our inaugural award in recognition for leading the city's Drug Abuse... Read more
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Newport News man's car damaged during gunfire exchange at the corner of Crutchfield Drivegunshots and then went outside and observed his car. He found two bullet holes
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gunshots and then went outside and observed his car. He found two bullet holes on the the passenger side, according to Newport News Police Department spokesman Harold Eley. Police spoke with another man who was driving on Campbell Road with... Read more
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A 22-old Newport News man is accused of robbing a Newport News 7-Eleven at gunpoint, officials sayPolice spoke with two store clerks, a 25-year-old Newport News man and a 57-yea
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Police spoke with two store clerks, a 25-year-old Newport News man and a 57-year-old Newport News man, according to Newport News Police Department spokesman Harold Eley. One of the men told officials that around 1:20 a.m. a black man... Read more
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New law blocks police from releasing names of juvenile homicide victimsabout her brother. Holloman’s mother told a reporter that she wasn’t yet ready
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about her brother. Holloman’s mother told a reporter that she wasn’t yet ready to speak about his death. Thurston, the Newport News police spokesman, said the teen’s family has not asked that his name be publicly released — and police have not... Read more
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NNPD changes policies, expands pre-hiring to address staffing shortageWhen Newport News Police Department pre-hire Lemarcus Scott was offered a posit
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When Newport News Police Department pre-hire Lemarcus Scott was offered a position late in the summer, he didn’t have to wait until he could get into the academy in January to start earning a paycheck. Scott is one of 19 of the department’s current... Read more
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You can become a victim of theft during holiday shopping, how to protect your belongingsnot become a target to thieves. Officers recommend that shoppers use credit ca
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 25 days ago
not become a target to thieves. Officers recommend that shoppers use credit cards rather than cash or to bring some cash. Newport News Police department asks people to not shop alone. If you have to shop alone, try shopping during the day and... Read more
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Newport News woman allegedly tries to burn ex-boyfriend, clothes during argumentTuesday after a domestic dispute where she allegedly threatened to burn her ex-
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 26 days ago
Tuesday after a domestic dispute where she allegedly threatened to burn her ex-boyfriend and light his clothes on fire. Newport News Police were called to the 400 block of Michael Irvin Drive around 3:20 p.m. The victim, a 24-year-old man, told... Read more
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Fort Eustis soldier arrested in 2009 violent rape case after DNA match, officials sayEpps on Nov. 6, but the soldier immediately requested an attorney and did not t
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Epps on Nov. 6, but the soldier immediately requested an attorney and did not talk to him. Epps was then arrested by the Newport News Police Department on an out of state warrant for sexual battery with a deadly weapon, burglary with battery and... Read more
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Fort Eustis soldier arrested, charged in 2009 Florida rape casePinder traveled to the base November 6 to interview him. Epps immediately requ
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 28 days ago
Pinder traveled to the base November 6 to interview him. Epps immediately requested an attorney and was arrested by the Newport News Police Department on MCSO’s warrant for Sexual Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Burglary with Battery and... Read more
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Newport News Police investigate armed robbery of a Metro PCS storeNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police are investigating after two men robbed
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police are investigating after two men robbed a Metro PCS store Saturday evening. According to police, two black men entered the store in the 12900 block of Jefferson Avenue just before 6:30 p.m. and one of the men... Read more
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Police in Newport News looking for burglary suspectshowed the man fleeing in a white truck. If you recognize this man, this vehic
WTKR Norfolk / Posted a month ago
showed the man fleeing in a white truck. If you recognize this man, this vehicle, or know anything about this business burglary police please ask you to contact the Newport News Police Department at 757-975-5064 of the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U... Read more
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Average police department vacancies grew since 2012moving target. He estimated there were between 15 to 20 vacancies the past four
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moving target. He estimated there were between 15 to 20 vacancies the past four years, until the 30 that exist today. The Newport News Police Department said it did not keep track of vacancies within each division, just as a whole. In response to... Read more

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