Smithfield, VA

Motorcyclist dies after head-on crash in Isle of Wight County; Suffolk man charged

A 57-year-old motorcyclist died two days after a head-on collision in Smithfield with a driver who state police say was driving recklessly. Virginia State Police responded to the crash just after 5 p.m. Sunday on Nike Park Road, off Battery Park Road. The preliminary investigation found that Richard Wayne Hillis, of Smithfield, was riding east on a 2022 Indian Challenger motorcycle east when a ...
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The Best Seafood Restaurants in Chesapeake, Virginia (Opinion)

Are you looking for the best seafood restaurants in Chesapeake, Virginia? Then you should check out these top restaurants. The Crab Claw has been a favorite seafood restaurant in Chesapeake for years, thanks to its delicious dishes like Crab Cake Benedict and Crab Imperial. This spot also has a wide variety of fresh seafood items like crab legs, salmon, and tilapia.

Dinner cruises returning to Hampton Roads after fire destroyed the Spirit of Norfolk

Dinner cruises along the Elizabeth River will return Friday — two months after the Spirit of Norfolk went up in flames and City Cruises Norfolk paused operations. The Spirit of Mount Vernon will set sail alongside Norfolk’s Freedom Elite in place of the landmark dinner cruise ship, which caught fire on June 7, the company announced Wednesday. City Cruises Norfolk, whose parent company is City ...

Tree falls on moving car in Williamsburg, kills man

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — A Williamsburg man died after a tree fell on his moving vehicle in the area of Matoaka Lake Wednesday afternoon, the city said. The treefall happened on Jamestown Road near the intersection with Bayberry Lane. The Williamsburg Fire Department responded shortly after 3:45 p.m. Investigators believe...

Portsmouth City Council votes to name a street after hometown hero Missy Elliott

Rapper and Hip Hop artist Missy Elliott is being honored with a street in her name in her hometown. On Tuesday, August 9th, the City Council members of Portsmouth, Virginia voted unanimously to change the name of a 1-mile (1.6 km) section of McLean Street to Missy Elliott Boulevard. Portsmouth resident Erin Carter who is a fan of Elliott made the request for a name change.

Norfolk daycare provider found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in death of 2-year-old

A Norfolk daycare provider accused of killing a 2-year-old in her custody was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Wednesday. Jessica Cherry, 38, had been suspected of smothering of 2-year-old Kaylee Thomas in August 2020. Cherry was initially charged with second-degree murder and faced up to 40 years in prison if convicted. The Norfolk Circuit Court jury deliberated for approximately two ...
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Tidewater Dr. shooting was self-inflicted, police say

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A gunshot wound of a man found overnight on Tidewater Drive in Norfolk was self-inflicted, police say. Officers were dispatched just before 1 a.m. in the 7400 block of Tidewater Drive, near Denison Avenue. The man’s wound was life-threatening and he was taken to the hospital.

Nigerian man defrauded Virginia university of almost $500,000, DOJ says

NORFOLK, Va. — A Nigerian man was extradited from the United Kingdom for allegedly defrauding a Virginia university, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wednesday. Olabanji Egbinola, 42, was charged with wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. According to a...