Virginia State Police issue AMBER Alert for girl, 17, believed to have been abducted in Bloxom
BLOXOM, Va. — Virginia State Police have issued an AMBER Alert for a missing 17-year-old girl. Yuli Sanun Godines was reported missing on behalf of the Bloxom Town Police Department, who said the child abduction happened around 10:30 Wednesday morning. She was last seen at her cousin's house on...
Newport News police chief says despite record-high homicide rate this year, the city is moving in the right direction
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Newport News is breaking a record this year when it comes to homicides — likely the most in that city in five decades. So far, 41 people have been killed in Newport News this year. That's 10 more than in the past two years.
Pasquotank County vehicle pursuit ends in drug seizure
PASQUOTANK COUNTY, N.C. — A man was arrested in Elizabeth City after a high-speed police pursuit turned into a drug seizure last week, the Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office has confirmed. Deputies said they initiated a stop on Ehringhaus Street last Friday for a fake registration and a window tint...
Why authorities took so long to issue an Ashanti Alert for missing Newport News mother
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — We're getting answers on why it took authorities so long to issue a critically missing adult alert for a 50-year-old Newport News mother missing since October. Virginia State Police (VSP) issued a critically missing adult alert for Sherree Brown on Monday, but her loved ones...
Man found guilty after woman stabbed to death with scissors in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A man was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of a 23-year-old woman in 2022, the Portsmouth Office of Commonwealth's Attorney announced Wednesday. Following a two-day trial, Brandon Jones was convicted in Toni Goddard's death on June 8, 2022. Prosecutors claim the two...
Duo sentenced to prison for $15K gas station scheme in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Two men were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for their roles in a 2022 scheme where the duo stole more than $15,000 in fuel from a Virginia Beach gas station. Rashane Griffith was ordered to seven years behind bars, while Devon Drumgoole, his accomplice, was...
Norfolk City Council votes on agreement to share emergency resources between Southside cities
NORFOLK, Va. — Inside the 911 Call Center in Norfolk, city officials said staff are stretched thin. There’s a new partnership between Southside cities that could help take some burden off 911 call takers, however. "The thing that keeps me up at night is knowing folks might have...
Portsmouth police officer Jeremy Durocher takes the stand in his defense on day 3 of trial
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Portsmouth Police Officer Jeremy Durocher took the stand in his own defense during his trial Wednesday morning. Durocher faces a gun and malicious wounding charge for allegedly shooting 18-year-old Deontrace Ward three times. The teenager burglarized a Portsmouth home and had a fully loaded gun on...
Chesapeake deputies deliver holiday baskets to seniors
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Deputies from the Chesapeake Sheriff's Office are delivering some holiday cheer to those in need. The sheriff's office held its annual "Holiday Basket Delivery" on Wednesday morning. Undersheriff David Rosado and deputies dropped off about 100 holiday baskets to local seniors and families in need. The...
Give supplies to pets in need and get a chance to see Keanu Reeve's band at the NorVa
NORFOLK, Va. — The NorVa in Downtown Norfolk and the Norfolk Animal Care Center are partnering for a pet supplies drive. Those donating could get the chance to see the alternative rock band Dogstar, with Keanu Reeves on bass. From December 6 through 13, NorVa and the Norfolk Animal...
Man injured in shooting on I-664 in Hampton, Virginia State Police say
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A man was injured in a shooting on Interstate 664 in Hampton Wednesday afternoon, Virginia State Police (VSP) said. The shooting happened in the northbound lanes at the Aberdeen Road exit ramp. VSP responded shortly before 12:15 p.m. Investigators think that the victim, a 30-year-old...
New court document details revealed in deadly shooting of NSU student
NORFOLK, Va. — New court documents reveal more charges are filed and other people were hurt the night a Norfolk State University student was shot and killed. Three men are behind bars charged in connection to the death of NSU student Jahari George. Norfolk Police said officers found George shot inside a car on Gate House Road on September 2nd, not far from campus.
4 state-of-the-art gaming centers coming to Hampton
HAMPTON, Va. — Hampton students are going head-to-head in a gaming tournament Wednesday as part of the city's initiative to turn several community centers into state-of-the-art gaming zones. Hampton's Parks and Recreation Department was previously granted funding from the city council to transform four local community centers into gaming...
Woman dead, man hurt in Accomack County double shooting
PAINTER, Va. — A woman is dead and a man is in the hospital following a double shooting on Virginia's Eastern Shore, the Accomack County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were called to the 31000 block of Keller Pond Road in Painter around 3:44 p.m. on Dec. 4 for a report of gunshot victims. They arrived to find a 23-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman suffering from gunshot wounds.
Fight between minors in Norfolk ends with woman struck by car
NORFOLK, Va. — A 16-year-old boy is facing multiple charges after a "physical altercation" ended with a woman being struck by a car in Norfolk on Monday, authorities confirmed to 13News Now. Several minors were fighting on Alexander Street near Pall Mall Street at 3:50 p.m. Monday when a...
'Endangered' Newport News woman missing, police seek public's help
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — An endangered woman is missing out of Newport News and police are asking for help finding her. Newport News police say that 39-year-old Jennifer Ammen has not been seen since Tuesday around 12:30 p.m. in the 300th block of Hickory Avenue. She is considered by...
Woman shot while driving in Suffolk by another driver
SUFFOLK, Va. — Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot at a traveling vehicle in Suffolk Tuesday night, striking a woman inside. A man and woman were driving in the vicinity of County Street and Dill Road at 9:45 p.m. when Suffolk police say another vehicle opened fire toward them. The shooter, who has not been identified, left the scene before officers arrived.
Chrysler Museum rolls out holiday events for December
NORFOLK, Va. — Mark your calendars! The Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk is celebrating the holidays with a number of festive events over the coming weeks. Kicking things off is the Chrysler's fifth annual Bake Off on Thursday, Dec. 7 where bakers, young and old, will create a delicious dessert based on a piece of art in the museum's extensive collection. In addition to the sweet treats, guests are welcome to join gallery talks about the pieces of art featured in the bake-off, signature craft cocktails, and live music. The "just for fun" bake-off begins at 6:15 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m.
U.S. Coast Guard investigates abandoned boat in Norfolk's Willoughby Bay, asking questions about its owner
NORFOLK, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard officials are trying to answer questions about an abandoned boat found adrift in Willoughby Bay in Norfolk. Monday, the official Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic sector’s verified Facebook page put out a public call for help in trying to find and identify the owner of a large blue and white sailboat they discovered this week.
Williams & Caple lead Mighty Oaks past Commodores 59-45
NORFOLK, Va. — A key matchup in boys high school basketball happening Tuesday night in Norfolk. Rashaad Williams led Norfolk Collegiate with 22 points to go with 8 assists and Khalil Caple added 15 points as they held off Maury 59-45. Justin Burrough got a dunk in the second quarter to spark a 13-0 run for the Mighty Oaks who led 38-35 at halftime. He added 11 points to go with 10 rebounds.
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