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Erica Greenway joined the News Channel 3 team in October 2010.

She returns to her hometown of Virginia Beach after spending three years at WVVA in Bluefield, WV. She started at WVVA as anchor and producer for the 10 p.m. newscast on the CW. She later switched to full-time reporting and quickly moved up to weekend anchor and eventually main anchor, anchoring the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts and serving as host for the station's weekly community events show, In Focus.

Some of the notable stories she covered during her time there include a mining explosion in West Virginia that claimed 29 lives. She was on the scene providing live updates the day after the explosion as rescue workers searched for four missing miners and provided breaking news updates on the anchor desk throughout the week as the search continued. She was also granted a one-on-one interview with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she campaigned for president.

Erica earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Virginia Tech where she majored in communication and political science. While in college she interned at two TV stations in Virginia. She was also actively involved in the campus TV station, serving as news director and anchor.

As part of a military family, Erica grew up all over, but moved to Virginia Beach in high school where she graduated from Cox High School. She's excited to be back in the Hampton Roads area. In her free time, Erica loves spending time outdoors, especially skiing and going to the beach.

Recent Articles
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    Man wanted for bank robbery in Newport News

    Newport News, Va. – Police are searching for a man wanted for bank robbery in Newport News. On March 4, 2015, at 12:12 p.m., officers were dispatched to Old Point National Bank located at 11751 Jefferson Avenue in reference to a bank robbery. Bank employees told police that a masked black male entered the bank with a black revolver in his hand. The man demanded a teller take him behind the teller counter and then demanded cash from the cash drawers, […]

  • Teen charged in high-speed chase: “I wasn’t in the right state of mind, I was doped up on pills”

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  • Hampton woman allegedly leaves child alone in car during below freezing temps

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    Teenager wounded in Norfolk drive-by shooting

    Norfolk, Va. – A teenager was injured Sunday night in a drive-by shooting. According to police, the 17-year-old was shot near around 6:50 p.m. near the intersection of East Olney Road and Lincoln St. The victim told officers he heard a car drive by before he was shot. The teen was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with a non-life threatening injury. Police do not have a suspect or description of the car at this time. If you know anything […]

  • Suffolk man wanted for stealing guns

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    UPDATE: Almost all of nearly 45,000 customers affected by the wind storm in Hampton Roads and North Carolina have the lights back on, according to Dominion Virginia Power officials. Crews worked Saturday night and Sunday to restore power as quickly and safely possible. The damage includes broken poles, crossarms and downed wires. Officials advise the public to stay away from the hazardous areas and to report them and any outages on dom.com or 1-866-dom-help. The Dominion Regional Storm Center remains open and active […]

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    UPDATE: Smithfield High resource officer arrested, charged with sexual assault after student complaint

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    Polar Plunge raises $1.15M for Special Olympics Virginia

    Virginia Beach, Va. – More than 3,000 people took an icy dip in the Atlantic Saturday for the annual Polar Plunge. Water temperatures were only in the 40s, but it was worth it. The event raised a cool $1.15 million for Special Olympics Virginia. The year-round program  provides sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Olympic gold medalist and Hampton native Francena McCorory took part in the plunge this year.  “Being an Olympian myself, I […]

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    Teen grazed by bullet in Suffolk

    Suffolk, Va. – Police are investigating a shooting that took place Saturday afternoon, injuring a teen. Police say a 19-year-old man was grazed by a bullet on Bradford Dr. It happened around 4 p.m. Police say the injury was not life-threatening and the teen declined medical treatment. No other information was available.

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    UPDATE: Man killed in head-on-crash in James City County

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    Man shot near Portsmouth Food Mart

    Portsmouth, Va. – A man was found with a gunshot wound Saturday night near Freddy’s Food Mart. That’s at the corner of Columbus Ave. and Deep Creek Blvd. Police say they were called there just before 8 p.m. The man was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound to his head, but police say he is expected to survive. At this time, police do not know if the man was shot there or if he walked to the Food […]


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