CRIME & SAFETY
Chesapeake residents displaced after apartment fire
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — An apartment building in Chesapeake went up in flames Thursday morning. The fire department received a call around 1:30 a.m. about a fire at the Sparrow Road Townhouse Apartments located in the 1100th block of Sparrow Road off Indian River Road. Firefighters arrived within two minutes...
Authorities release court documents concerning arrest in Dwumfour slaying
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office alleges that Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, killed Republican Sayreville Council Member Eunice Dwumfour.
Deadly crash in Norfolk
Police say 28-year-old Russell Williams died in Thursday's crash on E. Little Creek Road. Police say 28-year-old Russell Williams died in Thursday's crash on E. Little Creek Road. Gloucester, Nansemond River to play for region baseball …. High school region playoff action continued in Hampton Roads Wednesday, as Gloucester topped...
No one hurt after shootout on busy Chesapeake road
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Police in Chesapeake say no one was hurt after a shootout between two vehicles in broad daylight on Tuesday afternoon. It happened just before 1 p.m. at Debaun Loop, off of Battlefield Boulevard. Chesapeake police say one of the drivers was in a blue Honda Accord, and the other was in a white Nissan.
Man arrested in connection to shooting on Campostella Road in Chesapeake
Chesapeake police say 24-year-old Khalik Antonio Perry has been criminally charged in connection to a shooting at a convenience store at Providence Road and Campostella Road.
FBI investigating as search continues for missing cruise ship passenger
NORFOLK, Va. — The FBI has joined the investigation into how a man apparently fell overboard from a Carnival cruise ship as it was returning to Norfolk over the Memorial Day Weekend. Ronnie Peale Junior, 35, was on board Carnival Magic when he is believed to have fallen overboard...
Woman allegedly steals thousands of dollars worth of liquor from Virginia BEach ABC Stores
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Hampton woman is behind bars, accused of stealing thousands of dollars in liquor from Virginia Beach ABC stores on at least 29 separate occasions. Following an investigation, 30-year-old Shadora Ariel Cooper was arrested on May 26 and charged with 29 counts of petit larceny.
Chesapeake deputy resigns following arrest
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A Chesapeake sheriff's deputy resigned after he was arrested over Memorial Day Weekend. According to the Chesapeake Sheriff's Office, police were called to a home late Saturday night on Kentucky Trail for a report of a DUI. 66-year-old Larry Wall was arrested on one count of...
Virginia Beach mom raises awareness about water safety after daughter drowns
Bean's Way Foundation have continued to make strides to prevent children from drowning. Gabriella Bianchi was a perfect, energetic, smart 2-year-old from Virginia Beach who drowned.
Tips coming in following Portsmouth mail carrier robberies
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A troubling trend is making its way to Hampton Roads, as robberies of mail carriers across the U.S. are up more than 75%. U.S. Postal Inspectors say tips are coming in about two recent mail carrier robberies in Portsmouth. They say two mail carriers were...
Portsmouth Police searching for an attempted robbery suspect
Portsmouth Police are looking for the man who robbed a 7-Eleven near the 700 block of Mt. Vernon Avenue on May 18.
Va. man gets 35 years for inflicting fatal burns on girlfriend’s toddler
NORFOLK, Va. (TCD) -- A 38-year-old man was sentenced to several decades in prison last week for burning his girlfriend’s toddler so badly that she later died from her wounds. The Norfolk Commonwealth Attorney’s Office announced in a statement May 26 that a judge sentenced John Tucker Hardee to...
Arrest made in Memorial Day Weekend shooting in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Police in Portsmouth say a suspect is in custody for a shooting that happened early Sunday morning. The Portsmouth Police Department said officers were called to the 2100 block of Victory Boulevard around 3:21 a.m. on May 28. A 32-year-old man was found there suffering from a gunshot wound. Investigators believe the shooting actually happened nearby on Pawnee Drive.
Virginia Beach police safely locate & return missing 13-year-old girl
Police say the girl, Samantha Yarborough, has run away in the past. They believe she left her home sometime between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30
Man arrested in Va. 4 months after allegedly fatally shooting N.J. councilwoman in her car
MIDDLESEX COUNTY, N.J. (TCD) -- A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder several months after a newly elected city councilwoman was fatally shot in her car in front of her home. On Tuesday, May 30, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced in a news conference that detectives from...
Court documents reveal Walmart kidnapping suspect has history of mental health concerns
SUFFOLK, Va. — A quick trip to the store Tuesday morning took a scary turn when a mother realized a woman took her 4-year-old son from her shopping cart at a Suffolk Walmart. New court documents say 35-year-old Keeta Neville admitted to police she picked the child up while...
Court docs: Woman who tried to abduct child kicked officer
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Court documents reveal why a woman who attempted to abduct a 4-year-old boy from a Suffolk Walmart was charged with four counts of assaulting an officer. According to the responding officer’s narrative, Keeta Neville kicked him multiple times over the course of her arrest and booking process.
Chesapeake Sheriff's Deputy resigns following DWI arrest
A Chesapeake Sheriff's Deputy has resigned following a DWI arrest that occurred over Memorial Day Weekend. Chesapeake Sheriff’s Deputy resigns following DWI …. A Chesapeake Sheriff's Deputy has resigned following a DWI arrest that occurred over Memorial Day Weekend. Former employee refiles lawsuit in Chesapeake Walmart …. A former...
Four years later: Former VBPD chief and current officer reflect on VB mass shooting
Four years ago, 12 people were shot and killed while at work. It happened inside Building 2 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center.
Hampton woman stole $11K-plus from local liquor stores, police say
Virginia Beach police say the suspect, Hampton woman Shadora Isha Ariel Cooper, stole $11,546.32 of liquor during the spree from December 2022 to May 2023. Hampton woman stole $11K-plus from local liquor stores, …. Virginia Beach police say the suspect, Hampton woman Shadora Isha Ariel Cooper, stole $11,546.32 of liquor...
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