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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
  • Norfolk mom pleads guilty to infant daughter’s murder

    Norfolk, Va. – A Norfolk mother has pleaded guilty in the death of her infant daughter. Asia Foster entered an Alford Plea in Norfolk Circuit Court Monday on charges of second-degree murder and child abuse/neglect.  That means she is not admitting she killed her daughter, but acknowledges there is likely enough evidence to convict her. Foster’s daughter, Audree, was only a month old when she died. Her cause of death was ruled blunt force head injuries by the Medical Examiner. […]

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    ODU students turn the tables on robber

    Three ODU students detained an armed robber Saturday morning in Norfolk.

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    Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – A man was stabbed in the back just before 11 p.m. Saturday in Virginia Beach. According to dispatchers, it happened on Shoreview Ct., which is near Bird Neck Rd. and Virginia Beach Blvd. The man was conscious and breathing when he was taken to the hospital, but it’s unknown how serious his injuries are.  

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    One person injured in Norfolk shooting

    A man was shot in the arm Saturday night in Norfolk, according to police.

  • Newport News good Samaritan takes action to help woman who was robbed

    A good Samaritan in Newport News took action to help a woman when she was robbed.

  • Sheriff’s Office: Man offering to fix driveways operating without license

    Southampton County, Va. – “Refuse his offer.” That’s the warning coming from the Southampton Co. Sheriff’s Office about a man going door-to-door offering to repair gravel driveways. They posted about it on their Facebook page recently in reference to a man named David Newell. There’s now an outstanding summons for him in Southampton County for operating without a county business license. The Isle of Wight Sheriff’s office says he was operating in their area without a license as well. James […]

  • Summer program for special needs kids in Newport News discontinued

    Newport News, Va. – A summer program for special needs kids in Newport News will not be taking place this year. NewsChannel 3 has learned the city’s Therapeutic Recreation program was cut from the city’s budget. It was offered through the Parks and Recreation Department.  Along with a summer camp for kids with mental and physical disabilities, it also included an after-school program. According to Tammy Jordan, Assistant Director of Recreation for the city, the program was initially just suspended […]

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    Newport News woman wanted on charges of wounding family member

    Newport News police need your help to find a wanted person.

  • Hip Hop artist Pusha T says he was discriminated against at Virginia Beach bar

    Virginia Beach, Va. – A Grammy nominated hip hop artist from Hampton Roads says he was discriminated against at a Virginia Beach bar. “Venue sports lounge on Great Neck Rd in Virginia Beach definitely wins award for most racist establishment in the 757.”  That was one of several tweets Pusha T posted about his experience at Venue 112. With more than a million followers on Twitter, it’s a serious allegation that has spread quickly. NewsChannel 3 spoke to him over […]

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    Nominate officers, citizens and organizations for Crime Line’s Top Cop Awards

    The Greater Hampton Roads Regional Crime Lines is now taking nominations for its annual Top Cop Awards.

  • Weekend gunshots, fights prompt earlier closing times, more officers at Mt. Trashmore carnival

    The Mount Trashmore Summer Carnival had to be shut down early Saturday night.

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    Repaving completed at Downtown Tunnel, reopen to traffic

    Norfolk, Va. – Road work at the I-264 West Downtown Tunnel has wrapped up early this weekend.  It is now reopen to traffic. It was originally scheduled to be closed until 5 a.m. Monday. Crews spent the weekend repaving the westbound side of the tunnel. According to Elizabeth River Tunnels, drivers may also notice new pavement marking tape through the tunnel which doesn’t give off the same type of glare as reflective roadway paint. The eastbound tunnel was repaved in […]


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