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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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    Newport News, Va. – “I couldn’t believe it.  I couldn’t believe it.” A Newport News mom says she is shocked and angry after learning Melvin Lamont Randall Sr., 44, was arrested in York County Saturday.  He was charged with taking indecent liberties with a seven-year-old girl. The woman says her daughter was victimized by the same man years ago. Related: Man arrested in York County for sexual offense involving a child has been arrested for child sex crimes before “Unfortunately, this […]

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    New programming times for tonight: Watch Madam Secretary at 9 and The Good Wife at 10

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  • VAN INTO GARAGE

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    Norfolk, Va. – A van crashed into a garage in Norfolk Sunday evening. According to emergency dispatchers, it happened just before 7:30 p.m. on East Ocean View Ave. at 11th Bay. The van was moved from the scene, but a huge hole home remains. Police say no one was hurt. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.

  • Project to widen 2.5 miles of Holland Road set to begin in November

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  • UPDATE: Body of drowning victim in Virginia Beach identified

    Virginia Beach, Va. – The body of a man who fell into the water Saturday near Bay Island was found shortly after 6 p.m.  Crews have been searching for him since 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Police have identified the body as 26-year old Bernard White. Witnesses say White was fishing on West Great Neck Road when he lost his balance and fell in the water. Boaters in the area tried to find him and the Virginia Beach Police Department Marine Patrol […]

  • Watch Madam Secretary tonight at 9 and The Good Wife at 10 followed by NewsChannel 3 at 11

    Football ran long tonight, so here are the new programming times. Madam Secretary – 9 pm The Good Wife – 10 pm NewsChannel 3 – 11 pm CSI will not air tonight.

  • New programming times because of football: Madam Secretary is on tonight at 9, The Good Wife at 10 and NewsChannel 3 at 11. CSI will not air tonight.

  • NORFOLK FIRE

    Norfolk apartment damaged in fire

    Norfolk, Va. – An apartment in Park Place was damaged in a fire Saturday afternoon. According to Battalion Chief Julian Williamson, firefighters were called to an apartment building on 34th St. around 2:10 p.m. When firefighters got there four minutes later, they could see smoke coming from the second floor of the apartment building, which has 8 units. The people inside the apartment building had already gotten out of the building safely. Firefighters found the fire inside the kitchen of […]

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    Amtrak train hits farm truck in Sussex County

    Sussex Co., Va. – An Amtrak train traveling through Virginia hit a farm truck that was on the tracks near Jarratt in Sussex County. According to Virginia Sate Police, the accident happened around 2 p.m. Saturday.  No one on board the train was injured; the driver of the farm truck has minor injuries. According to a media spokesperson with Amtrak, the train involved was the 80 Carolinian train which operates from Charlotte to New York.  There were 166 passengers on […]

  • Police search for man who robbed two CVS pharmacies

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Back in June, police say a man walked into a CVS Pharmacy and robbed them at gunpoint then again in September. It was a different location but the same disguise. Although his face his hidden under a red bandana, police believe someone could still identify the man based on his clothing and distinctive build. He is described to be very tall, somewhere between 6’3″ and 6’7″ and between 175 to 180 pounds. Witnesses told police they […]

  • Man accused of assaulting woman, holding her captive will serve 15 years in prison

    Joshua Snider is accused of putting a James City County woman through a terrifying ordeal Friday, but he isn't jail yet.

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    UPDATE: Victim in weekend Williamsburg boating accident dies

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