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Norfolk man accused of rape, arrested in Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A 32-year-old man in Suffolk was arrested Monday accused of rape among other charges. According to Suffolk Police, officers were sent to Sentara Obici Hospital on July 6 regarding an alleged rape incident involving the accused suspect, identified as 32-year-old Norfolk resident Josue Omar Fernandez-Lopez, and an adult female known to him.
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Hampton, VAWAVY News 10

Man who worked as Kingsmill, Hampton police officer facing child pornography charges

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — A Kingsmill police officer who also formerly worked with Hampton police is accused of possessing child pornography. Nathan Allen Jr. is charged with receiving images depicting minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct and possession of images depicting minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct. He was arrested Tuesday morning.
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Police: Virginia inmate tried to hire hitman from jail

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — An inmate in Virginia tried to hire a hitman while he was behind bars, police said. Christopher Mavity, 20, was in jail at the time on a petite larceny charge for stealing alcohol from a Virginia Beach Food Lion in April. Police arrested him on July 22, but he was released on bond less than a week later.
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‘Potential threat’ closes TNCC Hampton campus Thursday and Friday

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — The Hampton campus for Thomas Nelson Community College will be closed both Thursday and Friday due to a “potential threat.”. The college made the announcement Wednesday, saying there was a “potential threat targeting an agency with facilities that are in proximity of the Hampton campus.”. TNCC...
York County, VAWAVY News 10

2 people arrested, accused of sneaking in drugs to VPRJ inmate

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — Two people have been arrested and one inmate is facing additional charges after they were caught trying to sneak an illegal substance inside Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail. According to a release from VPRJ, the arrests stemmed from an investigation regarding two residents conspiring and attempting to...
Hampton, VAWAVY News 10

Crash ties up traffic on I-64 in Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A crash snarled traffic in Hampton Wednesday night on Interstate 64. The crash happened around 9:50 p.m. at mile-marker 264.9 in Hampton, near La Salle Avenue. It forced the west left lane, center lane, and right lane to close. A photo sent by a WAVY viewer...
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Bloomington Police arrest 2 in connection to Virginia shooting

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — Bloomington Police arrested a man wanted in connection to a shooting in Norfolk, VA, as well as a relative who they claim was concealing him Wednesday. According to a press release from the Bloomington Police Department, officers were called to the area of Washington and Allins...
Virginia Beach, VAWAVY News 10

VB resumes utilities delinquency turn-offs

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — On Wednesday, Virginia Beach officials announced that water service turn-offs for non-payment of delinquent bills will return at the end of August. After suspending the turns off in March 2020 because of the pandemic, delinquent notices have continued to be sent for overdue balances. In...
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VB shelter sees increase in people surrendering pets

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — During the past few months, officials at the Virginia Beach SPCA say more and more people are giving up their pets, dropping them off at shelters. “Since things have loosened up, we have seen more pets being surrendered,” explained Mandi Kowaleski, the communications and marketing...
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York County School Board votes to make masks optional for students and staff; Hampton schools requiring them

Masks will be optional for students and staff in York County schools in the coming year, and required in Hampton schools, both boards decided Wednesday night. Last month, a statewide emergency order requiring masks in schools was not extended, so the decision is up to local school boards. The state has recommended schools require students and staff wear masks indoors at elementary schools. For ...

VDOT to close southbound lanes of Route 17

The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to close the southbound lanes of Route 17 (Carrollton Boulevard) at the highway’s intersection with Route 258 (Brewers Neck Boulevard). The closure is expected to begin as early as 6 p.m. Aug. 7 and remain in place through 6 a.m. Aug. 9 while crews...