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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.


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    Norfolk Police searching for missing elderly woman

    Norfolk, Va. – An elderly Norfolk woman who suffers from dementia has been missing since New Year’s Day. According to police, Delcina Owens, 81, was last seen Friday around 10 p.m. at her home in the 5500 block of Poplar Hall Dr. She was last seen wearing a pink pajama top, black and pink pants, and tan boots. She is about 4′ 6″, weighs around 105 pounds and wears an identification bracelet. Owens has Alzheimer’s Disease and walks with a […]

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    Eleven people displaced in Norfolk apartment fire

    Norfolk, Va. – A fire at a Norfolk apartment has forced eleven people out of their homes. The call came in at 9:24 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Forth Worth Ave. According to Norfolk Fire-Rescue, a second floor apartment was fully engulfed when firefighters got to the scene. Crews brought the fire under control within about 30 minutes. There are four apartments in the building.  The eleven people who live in the apartments are unable to stay there now due […]

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    Man injured in Suffolk hunting accident

    Suffolk, Va. – A man was shot in Suffolk Saturday morning in a hunting accident, according to police. Suffolk Police Dispatch received a call about the shooting at 9:40 a.m. When officers got to the scene in the 2600 block of Jackson Rd., they found a man with minor gunshot injuries.  Police say he was injured by another hunter who was trying to shoot a deer. The victim was taken by a family member to Sentara Obici Hospital with non-life […]

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    Consumer Reports: What you should know about donating to charity

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    Loved ones hold vigil for man killed in Norfolk

    After further investigation, Norfolk Police are now classifying the case of an undetermined death as an active homicide investigation.

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    Police have identified the victims of an overnight shooting as 49-year-old Wayne Davis and 48-year-old Linda Lassiter.

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    Tonight’s programming schedule changed due to football

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    Crew of USS Normandy returns home in time for holidays

    Norfolk, Va. – The crew of the USS Normandy made it home for the holidays. The ship pulled into Naval Station Norfolk Saturday. The guided-missile cruiser left for an around-the-world deployment back in March. For many, it was a difficult time spent without loved ones. “I missed my daughter.  I had been gone for six and a half months.  The rest of the crew, the majority of them, did a nine month stretch and that’s commendable.  I don’t know if […]

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    Chesapeake Subway robbed at gunpoint

    Chesapeake, Va. – A Subway Restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night. According to police, a man armed with a gun entered the Subway on Great Bridge Blvd. around 8:10 p.m. After getting money from the employees, he took off. No one was injured. The man was described as a light-skinned black male, approximately 5’8″, wearing a purple hooded jacket and purple “beanie” style hat, jeans and black and white shoes. If you know anything about what happened, call the […]

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    Fallen veterans honored with annual wreath laying ceremonies

    Fallen veterans were honored across the country Saturday as part of National Wreaths Across America day. Hundreds of locations participated by placing wreaths at veterans’ graves and holding ceremonies. The Hampton National Cemetery and New Hollywood Cemetery in Elizabeth City, N.C. are two of the local cemeteries that participated. This is the first year the cemetery in Elizabeth City took part. With the help of volunteers, they placed the wreaths on more than 500 graves.  

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    Virginia Beach Police release new details on double-fatal shooting by officers

    Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera will release the ballistics results on Tuesday from an officer-involved shooting in September that left two people dead.

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