Virginia Basketball legend Allen Iverson turns 48Cheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
VA ABC making moves to cut theftWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
Cities in Virginia with the most people using food stampsMargaret MinnicksNewsBreak Contributor
The Unsolved Mystery of Jennifer Lynn Pandos: A Cold Case Haunting for Over 32 YearsThe Chronicles of YesterdayNewsBreak Contributor
Some of Newport News’ poorest families sought help from a nonprofit. They’re still waiting.Virginia Center for Investigative JournalismNewsBreak Contributor
Judge orders Gloucester School Board to release audio of improper closed session
The Gloucester County School Board violated transparency laws when it held a closed meeting in 2021 to discuss “personnel matters” but instead talked about conflicts between board members, according to a local judge who ordered the county to pay $4,000 in legal fees and took the rare step of fining the board $250.
Families of JMU students killed in crash want justice
The families of three James Madison University students killed in a car crash in West Virginia in February say they are looking forward to "holding the responsible parties accountable."
Everywhere You Are: Congratulations Faith!
RICHMOND, Va. -- Today we shared some great news about a local 5th Grader! Congratulations Faith! Joyce shared a photo of the great things growing in her garden. Cristal sent in a photo from her view in Mathews, Virginia. Now it’s your turn. Visit our Instagram or Facebook page to...
2 dead, 1 facing murder charges after multiple people shot outside Richmond HS graduation
19-year-old Amari Pollard was arraigned in court Wednesday morning and has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection to the student. Further charges against Pollard are still pending, according to Edwards. 2 dead, 1 facing murder charges after multiple people …. 19-year-old Amari Pollard was arraigned in...
Poquoson Police Department warns residents of recent vehicle larcenies
According to a Facebook post from the police department, they have received reports of vehicle larcenies from people who say they left their vehicles unlocked.
Mother facing charges for son shooting teacher
The mother of the 6-year-old boy who shot first grade teacher Abigail Zwerner in January is now facing federal charges. Court documents filed yesterday reportedly accuse 25-year-old Deja Taylor of “knowing that she was an unlawful user of a controlled substance” when she purchased the handgun last July that her son would use to shoot Zwerner.
Juneteenth 2023 events and celebrations
Take a look to see the Juneteenth events and closures in Hampton Roads. From cookouts to ceremonies to community festivals, there are plenty of ways to join neighbors, family, and friends.
College Receives Two Grants for Southeast Newport News Initiatives
In the past year, Virginia Peninsula Community College has increased its presence in Southeast Newport News. Keisha Samuels, a professor and head of the College’s Human Services program, wanted to hear directly from residents so she began organizing focus groups, with the first of five in September 2022. One...
Williamsburg teacher wins ‘Thank You’ vacation from Virginia Lottery
Amy Hertzler, who is a German teacher at Berkeley Middle School won a Virginia-themed vacation, which is valued at $2,5000, and a gift that can be used for luggage or technology.
100 deadliest days: Yorktown mother shares danger after losing son in crash
The pain of losing a child will never go away for Tammy. Her son was a star athlete at Tabb High School in Yorktown and was passionate about soccer and track.
The Unsolved Mystery of Jennifer Lynn Pandos: A Cold Case Haunting for Over 32 Years
Introduction: In a perplexing turn of events, the disappearance of Jennifer Lynn Pandos continues to baffle investigators and haunt her family, as a handwritten letter serves as the sole clue in this unsolved cold case. It has been three decades since the 15-year-old vanished from her home in Williamsburg, Virginia, leaving behind a mysterious note addressed to her parents. Despite extensive efforts, Jennifer's whereabouts remain unknown, leaving her family desperate for answers and yearning for closure.
Jamestown Settlement hosting free Juneteenth events
JAMESTOWN, Va. — Jamestown Settlement will be presenting "A Prelude to Juneteenth" which will launch a series of community events in partnership with the Juneteenth Community Consortium. The anniversary of Juneteenth is approaching and people from across the country will be taking time to remember the historic moment when...
Hilton and Huntington beaches in Newport News under swim advisory
The Peninsula Health District has issued a swimming advisory for Hilton Park Beach and Huntington Park Beach due to bacteria levels in water samples exceeded the state water quality standard.
Chesapeake Bay Receives Report Card Grade 'C'
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's (UMCES) report says the bay's health has improved despite the "C" grade for the past 20 years. Scientists found the overall grade of the bay improved by six points.
Newport News Police Department to host Gun Violence Awareness Walk June 7
The Gun Violence Awareness walk will take place on June 7 at 6 p.m. at City Center at Oyster Point.
Beach House Gets a ‘Peachy Keen’ Makeover and It Looks Like Something Out of a Romance Novel
The peach details are everything.
Williamsburg City Council Plans to Explore Separate School System for Improved Education Pathways
The Williamsburg City Council in Virginia has voted unanimously to begin a feasibility study into running its own school system, separate from James City County. The study will take place throughout the fall of 2023, followed by public input based on its findings.
New leadership coming to Richneck Elementary School
New leadership is coming to Richneck Elementary School in Newport News. School board members named the next principal and assistant principal.
Chesapeake Bay Watershed Report Card not so good
How's it looking for this year's Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab population? Will it ever be safe for us to swim in the Potomac River? Those are two of the questions answered in the latest report card on our treasured D.C.-area waterways. FOX 5's Bob Barnard has the story.
Silver Hand Meadery: A Model of Business Excellence in Williamsburg
Silver Hand Meadery has been awarded the 2023 Williamsburg Business Appreciation Award by the Williamsburg Economic Development Authority. The award recognizes a business's contribution to the betterment of the City. Criteria include a physical presence in the City of Williamsburg, being in business for at least five years, employing fewer than 100 people, demonstrating innovation, excellent customer service, and environmental sensitivity.
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