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  • UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after early Friday crash on General Booth Blvd.

    A 28-year-old man involved in a motorcycle crash last Friday has died as a result of his injuries.

  • Crews put out fire in Hampton home

    Hampton, Va. – Firefighters put out a heavy fire in a two-story home on Pennsylvania Ave. near Dunbar Ave. Sunday night. No injuries were reported and crews are not sure if anyone was living in the home. Check back with wtkr.com for more updates.

  • Gas station clerk, former officer says he used his age to trick robber before shooting him twice

    A former police officer, now a gas station clerk in Chesapeake, used his age to trick a robber and get his gun. “I thought it was a prank. I said dude gotta be kidding, joking. I said no to opening the drawer,” says Sammy Williams. Williams spoke to WNIS 790 am radio about Monday night when a robber walked into the Exxon Gas Station on South Military Highway where he works. “He started shaking the gun at me telling me […]

  • Four hurt, 14 displaced in Virginia Beach duplex fire

    Virginia Beach, Virginia – Four people were hurt, including a 14 year-old and a firefighter, after a kitchen fire quickly spread in a duplex after someone left food cooking on a stove. One unit was destroyed and another was damaged by smoke. A total of 14 people have been displaced. Fire crews responded to the fire on Morrison Avenue, off South Lynnhaven Road around 3:30am Thursday. Everyone was able to get out before firefighters arrived. The fire was under control […]

  • UPDATE: Norfolk security guard charged with rape

    UPDATE: The case against Michael Spearman will move forward. After hearing testimony from the ODU student, a judge ruled today that the case can be presented to the grand jury. The Commonwealth’s Attorney withdrew two sodomy charges, but Spearman still faces the rape charge, officials say. Norfolk, Va. – A security guard charged with sexually assaulting an ODU student is due in court today. This past April, police charged 29-year-old Michael Spearman with rape. They say he was a security […]

  • UPDATE: Norfolk mother kills 8-year-old daughter before taking her own life; woman now identified

    UPDATE: A woman and an 8-year-old girl were found dead inside of a Norfolk home on Wednesday.  Police have now released the cause of death for both victims and the name of the adult.  They say the child died as a result of a gunshot wound and the woman, identified as 48-year-old Karla M. Mihok, died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Police continue to investigate this case.  Norfolk, Va. – Police in Norfolk are now investigating after a woman […]

  • Police identify man shot to death in Hampton alley

    Hampton police are investigating after a man was shot to death on Catalpa Ave. Tuesday night.

  • UPDATE: Police identify man shot and killed in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Virginia – Norfolk police have identified the victim of a homicide that occurred in the area of Jason Avenue and Hancock Avenue. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Dajuan F. Glover of the 7400 block of Dakota Avenue. Police responded to a call of a gunshots heard around 4:40am and found Glover suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medics pronounced him dead a short time later. No suspect information has been released. The victim’s loved ones are learning about his death and […]

  • UPDATE: Shillelagh Road now open after sinkhole repairs

    UPDATE: Shillelagh Rd. is now open to traffic following Tuesday’s closure for a cave-in.  Chesapeake, Va. – A sinkhole has closed the 1200 block of Shillelagh Road in both directions in Chesapeake. Detours are marked and drivers should avoid the area if possible. The city says this closure will last much of the day as crews complete repairs. The following detours are in place: Southbound Shillelagh Road detour: Vincek Way to Scenic Blvd.; then to Drum Castle Way to West […]

  • 18-month-old found inside home with murdered couple

    Police are now investigating after they say two people were found dead inside of a Norfolk home on Monday.

  • Update: National Weather Service confirms weak tornado hit Oceanfront

    Virginia Beach, Va. – The National Weather Service has confirmed a weak tornado was one of three weather events that caused damage in Virginia Beach yesterday. The EF-0 tornado never actually touched the ground, but moved in a straight line just above the ground like many weak tornadoes, according to Bill Sammler with the National Weather Service. The twister damaged a house behind the Star of Sea School on 16th street and traveled to the Dolphin Inn at 17th & […]

  • Man arrested in scissors stabbing at Smithfield Packing Plant

    An employee of a Smithfield packing plant is in the hospital with non-threatening injuries after being stabbed by one of his coworkers.


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