CRIME & SAFETY
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...
Man accused of killing Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour Googled church, guns: cops
The Virginia man charged in the killing of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour has a lengthy criminal record, mostly credit card fraud, and two weapons offenses, in 2019 in Maryland and in 2014 in Virginia. Public records show Rashid Ali Bynum, of Portsmouth, Virginia, who turned 29 on Wednesday, a day...
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...
Routine Traffic Stop Turns Up Magazines, Handguns On VA Pair In St. Mary's: Police
St Mary's County Sheriff Deputy Joseph Senatore stopped a Dodge pickup truck for an equipment violation on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park on Wednesday, May 31, a spokesperson for the agency said. During the stop, Senatore immediately spotted a black handgun with an extended magazine stuffed between the passenger...
From Bible study to brutal slaying, church connection deepens mystery in N.J. councilwoman’s killing
For nearly four months, more questions than answers have surrounded the death of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice K. Dwumfour, who was gunned down outside her borough townhouse in a brazen February attack. And for many — including some who knew both the councilwoman and the man authorities say killed her —...
Man found dead at hazmat scene in Hampton
The Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue responded to a medical call on the 600 block of Grimes Road, just after 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
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...
Serial Thief Arrested for Larcenies from Virginia Beach ABC Stores
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Shadora Isha Ariel Cooper, 30, of Hampton, VA, has been arrested on 29 charges for petit larceny after stealing liquor from Virginia Beach ABC Stores. From December 2022 to May 2023, Cooper repeatedly entered ABC Stores and stole bottles of liquor, amounting to a total of $11,546.32. After extensive work by Virginia Beach Police (VBPD) Detectives and Virginia Beach Crime Solvers, Cooper was arrested by members of the VBPD Warrant Fugitive Squad on Friday, May 26, 2023. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information relating to this case is asked to contact the VBPD Detective Bureau. The post Serial Thief Arrested for Larcenies from Virginia Beach ABC Stores appeared first on Shore News Network.
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...
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.
Police investigate shooting overnight in Newport News
Police are investigating a shooting near the intersection of 28th Street and Roanoke Avenue. More details to come.
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.
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.
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.
No residents hurt in townhouse apartment fire in Chesapeake
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — No residents have been injured in an apartment fire in the Indian River section of Chesapeake Thursday morning. Officials say they were notified of a fire just before 1:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of Sparrow Road, not far from Willow Avenue and Indian River Road.
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...
Fishing vessel sinks after collision in James River
The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a boat collision near the Newport News Small Boat Harbor Tuesday morning.
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
Reaction to Navy report on SEAL member death
A report that found shortcomings and a lack of training in the 2022 death of a seaman during SEAL training comes as no surprise to the parents of an earlier candidate, who eventually died by suicide on Naval Station Norfolk. Reaction to Navy report on SEAL member death. A report...
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...
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