$5,000 Reward Offered for Tips Leading to Capture of Man Wanted for “Fast-Food” Restaurant MurderNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
The family of Suffolk resident Ernest Harris desires his murder to be solved after 30 yearsCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Cruise Passenger Banned for Life, Could Face 10-Year Prison SentenceJ. SouzaNewsBreak Contributor
18-year-old charged with felony for fatal Chesapeake crashWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
Driver killed in 4-vehicle Accomack crash now identified as Hampton manWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
Norfolk Feb 25 Weekly Crime Report: 101 Incidents and 26 Crime Stories
Norfolk Feb 25 Weekly Crime Report: 101 Incidents and 26 Crime Stories. During the last week, Norfolk reported a total of 101 crime cases, with theft being the most prevalent crime type, accounting for 32 cases. This was followed by vandalism and assault, with 18 and 16 cases respectively. The less prevalent but still significant crime types were hit & run and other unspecified crimes, each with 11 cases. Arrests made up 5 cases, while trespassing, robbery, shooting, and burglary were less frequent, with 3, 3, 1, and 1 cases respectively. The data suggests a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with theft being a particular issue. The local authorities are urged to increase surveillance and preventive measures, particularly against theft and vandalism, in order to ensure the safety and security of the residents.
30 years later, key to Suffolk cold case eludes police
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Ernest Harris was 40 years old when he was killed in Suffolk. Now, 30 years later, his daughters keep his memory alive and hope police find the clue that solves his murder. “Maybe one day, somebody, someone would come forward or have some type of, you know, evidence,” said his daughter […]
Norfolk church honors local activist for work combating gun violence
NORFOLK, Va. - A local church took a few minutes during its Sunday service to give an award to the leader of "Stop the Violence" efforts around Hampton Roads. It was a packed congregation inside First Baptist Church Campostella, as Pastor Tyrone Jackson, Jr. gave the church's 2024 Community Service award to Bilal Muhammad.
Overturned tractor-trailer closes ramp on I-664 exit 13B
Overturned tractor-trailer closes ramp on I-664 exit 13B
Firefighter injured during Norfolk apartment blaze
While no residents were reported injured after the fire, one firefighter was taken to a hospital but is expected to survive.
A man is dead after crashing a stolen truck during a police chase
State Police attempted to stop a stolen truck for driving 95 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone on Route 13 on the Eastern Shore.
18-year-old charged with felony for fatal Chesapeake crash
Eighteen-year-old Elvis Jamir Cruz of Portsmouth is facing a felony for the fatal crash that killed 19-year-old Lauryn Ni'kole Leonard of Suffolk on Monday. According to Virginia State Police, Cruz and Leonard were headed southbound on I-664 in Chesapeake and were south of Military Highway when they their vehicles collided.
A Taste of Mexico in Suffolk: 4 Restaurants You Need to Explore
In this article, we'll be exploring four exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Suffolk. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Photo of the Week
Times reader Fred Walls photographed these cedar waxwings at bathtime, but it wasn’t easy. “These guys are hard to photo because they are easily scared off,” Walls said.
Portsmouth 5K Walk & Fundraiser event raises awareness for homelessness
Volunteers in Portsmouth are scheduled to hold their third Coldest Night of the Year 5K Walk & Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 24.
Local Teenager Tragically Dies in Bicycle Accident on E Princess Anne Road
A 14-year-old boy died in a road accident in Norfolk, Virginia. The accident happened on E. Princess Anne Road on the evening of February 21, 2024. The Norfolk Police Department received reports of a bicyclist involved in an accident at the intersection of E Princess Anne Road and Ballentine Boulevard.
Giveaway gifts supermarket gift cards to hundreds in Norfolk's Berkley community
Two local law firms partnered to provide $11,000 in gift cards to grocery shoppers in Norfolk's Berkley community on Saturday.
Portsmouth holds 3rd Annual Coldest Night of the Year walk
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Although the weather was mild on Saturday, the Hampton Roads community came together for the third Coldest Night of the Year walk. The 5K walk, hosted by Portsmouth volunteers for the homeless, helps raise awareness for those experiencing hurt, hunger and homelessness. The walk aimed to...
Some major East Coast cities are sinking as sea levels rise, study finds
Satellite imagery taken of the U.S. East Coast shows major regions are sinking, which scientists warn could threaten infrastructure, farmland and wetlands for more than a 2,000-mile stretch of coastline.
Jury convicts man of murder, firearm charges from 2021 Norfolk shooting
A jury in Norfolk convicted a 31-year-old man for the second-degree murder of 23-year-old Tracy Eugene Bellamy Jr. Dequan Tasean Copeland was also convicted of related firearm charges related to the 2021 shooting. According to court documents, Bellamy and Copeland had an ongoing feud because Copeland had begun dating Bellamy’s...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.21 in Suffolk as of 2024-02-23. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Local Residents Urged to Assist in Identifying Norfolk Commercial Burglary Suspect
The Norfolk Police Department (NPD) in Virginia is asking for public help to identify a suspect in a commercial burglary. The burglary happened on February 17, 2024, at SBL Headwear, located at 2932 E Virginia Beach Boulevard. The suspect allegedly entered and stole items.
Norfolk Resident Found Guilty of Armed Robbery at Local Rite Aid
Elbert Chauncey Massie Jr., 34, was found guilty of armed robbery and using a firearm during the crime. The robbery occurred in 2022 at a Rite Aid in Norfolk, Virginia. Massie initially entered the store to buy tobacco, but left after failing to show proper ID. He later returned with a bag and, during the transaction, pulled out a gun and demanded cash.
Two people displaced after Chesapeake fire leaves giant hole in roof of a house
Two people displaced after Chesapeake fire leaves giant hole in roof of a house.
Soul-Stirring Black History Concert Coming to Chesapeake, VA
Music lovers and history enthusiasts, mark your calendars for a soul-stirring experience! The anticipated Rev. Brenda Boone Productions – Black History Concert is set to elevate the spirit of Chesapeake, VA, with a vibrant celebration of culture and song.