CRIME & SAFETY
Virginia unsolved mystery: Barhamsville teen went to UVA game and later found in his burning truck
The family of Barhamsville teen Chandler Lee Goins, needs answers according to The Daily Press. The 19-year-old went to the UVA/Virginia Tech football game on Saturday and was found Sunday morning in Charlottesville inside his burning truck.
Gas station clerk shoots suspected robber multiple times: York County Sheriff
The sheriff said a 38-year-old Newport News man announced he was robbing the store. The sheriff said that's when a male clerk pulled out a gun and shot the suspect two to three times.
Police at scene of shooting on 35th St. in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News Police were at the scene of a shooting on 35th Street Tuesday evening. Police dispatch said the call came in at 6:52 p.m. for a shooting in the 700 block of 35th Street, between Madison and Marshall avenues. There was no immediate...
Possible 'conflict of interest' delays hearing for mother accused of leaving kids inside sinking car
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — There was a delay in the preliminary hearing scheduled Tuesday morning for the Hampton mother accused of leaving her three young children in a sinking car in Newport News over the summer. Reality Goodwin’s preliminary hearing didn’t happen as expected because the prosecution claims there...
Investigation into death and vehicle fire at Fontaine Research Park ongoing
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The University of Virginia Police Department has identified the person found dead in connection with a vehicle fire over the weekend. According to a release, 19-year-old Chandler Lee Goins of Barhamsville was found dead by first responders. Firefighters and law enforcement were called to...
Suspect in two Hampton carjackings shot during second incident, police say
22-year-old Kenneth Maddox, Jr., of York County, remains hospitalized, but is facing two counts of carjacking and two counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony.
Suspect in Custody Following CNU Shooting
Suspect in Custody Following CNU Shooting
Arrest made in connection with bomb threat at Newport News Walmart
Officers say an arrest has been made in connection with a bomb threat at a Walmart on Saturday.
5 charged after months-long drug investigation in Mathews Co.
A five month long drug investigation by Mathews County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia State Police Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force as resulted in the indictments of five people engaged in the distribution of narcotics.
Suspect in Joe’s Kwik Marts robbery shot by clerk, officials say
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office responded to a robbery at Joe's Kwik Mart on Tuesday morning.
TSA prevents New Kent man from bringing handgun onto flight at Richmond International Airport
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a New Kent man from bringing his handgun onto a flight on Sunday.
Family of Newport News missing woman says loved one was kidnapped
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Sherree Brown was reported missing Oct. 24. But her family believes a man who tried to sexually assault Brown may have attacked her again. “And people are like, well maybe she wandered off? No. She don’t wander off. She don’t have dementia, she don’t have Alzheimer’s, she’s not mentally ill. She’s a stage four breast cancer patient,” said A’Lexus Gibbs, Sherree Brown’s daughter.
Bomb threat at Walmart in Newport News under investigation
Customers and employees were both evacuated as authorities responded to the store.
James City Police looking for 2 wanted fugitives
The James City County Police Department is asking for help locating two wanted fugitives.
Local Resident Dies in Single-Vehicle Accident on Forge Road, James City County
A car crash occurred on Forge Road, between Lakeview Drive and Little Creek Dam Road in James City County, on November 20, 2023. The local police and fire departments responded to the crash at 4:30 p.m. They found a black 2023 Honda Accord that had swerved off the road, hit an embankment, and flipped over.
Deputies: Man who fired weapon during road rage incident in Yorktown Walmart parking lot in custody
It happened at the Walmart at 2601 George Washington Memorial Highway, the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said.
Individual indicted for several crimes stemming from incident at Pine Fork Park in New Kent
An individual who got into an altercation at Pine Fork Park last April now faces several charges after being indicted by a New Kent Grand Jury Monday morning in New Kent Circuit Court. Haley Meila Groves, 26, of the 2700 block of Windsor Shades Lane, Providence Forge, was indicted on...
James City County Woman Arrested for DUI After Collision Involving School Bus
In a sobering reminder of the perils of drunk driving, Phyllis Poole, a 59-year-old woman from James City County, was arrested on charges of DUI and property destruction following a collision on Jolly Pond Road. The incident, occurring on November 15, involved a parked car, a utility pole, and a school bus carrying Lois Hornsby Middle School students. Poole's erratic driving led to a three-vehicle accident, igniting community concern over road safety.
Local Newport News Resident Arrested for Robbery and Shoplifting at Commander Shepard Boulevard Stores
Steven Bowen, 34, from Newport News, has been arrested by the Hampton Police Division. He is suspected of robbing a 7/11 convenience store on Commander Shepard Boulevard on November 16, 2023. Bowen allegedly broke into the store at 2:34 a.m., stole a quantity of Newport cigarettes, and fled on foot.
Richmond felon to serve two years in prison for possessing gun illegally in New Kent
A Richmond man, who is also a convicted felon, will spend the next two years in prison for illegally possessing a gun. Brandon Isaiah Morris, 31, of the 900 block of Dirk Road, entered a guilty plea to one count of possession of a gun by a nonviolent felon as part of a plea agreement reached Monday morning in New Kent Circuit Court.