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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

    Family Dollar robbed in Portsmouth

    Portsmouth, Va. – A Family Dollar store was robbed in Portsmouth Saturday night. According to police, they got a 911 call around 8:40 p.m. about a robbery at the store, which is located in the 3100 block of High Street. According to detectives, the man entered the store, displayed a gun and took money from the cash register. Several employees and customers were inside the store at the time but were not injured. This is the latest in a string […]

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    Traffic moving again on 264WB in Virginia Beach, still some delays

    Update: As of 9:45 p.m., traffic has started moving again on 264 WB.  There are still some delays in the area. Virginia Beach, Va. – All lanes are closed on Interstate 264 in Virginia Beach heading westbound near London Bridge Rd. According to Virginia State Police, there was a two vehicle accident.  It happened around 8:30 p.m.  Police say the injuries are not life-threatening. As of 9 p.m., traffic is backed up about 2 miles. You can take Virginia Beach […]

  • 26 robbery cases could be connected in Norfolk, Portsmouth and Chesapeake

    Norfolk, Va. – Police in three Hampton Roads cities need your help to take action against crime.  They’re trying to find  the people responsible for a string of robberies. Since April 10th, there have been 26 commercial robberies: 12 in Portsmouth, 10 in Norfolk and four in Chesapeake. Police say they could be connected, and they need to make an arrest soon before someone gets hurt. “The longer that they go, the more confidant they’re going to get, and a […]

  • ‘Bike to Work Week’ comes on heels of two deadly bicycle accidents in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Over the weekend, two bike riders were killed in separate accidents.  The deadly crashes came just before National Bike to Work Week, which runs May 11 – 15. In the first crash, a bicyclist was killed Saturday night after colliding with a car on Northampton Blvd. and Baker Rd.  According to police, the bike rider crossed Baker Rd. against the traffic light and was hit. Sunday afternoon another rider died.  Police say the bicyclist was on […]

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    Newport News police arrest man wanted for rape

    Update: According to Newport News police, Jason Sterling was taken into custody around 6 p.m. Sunday.  He was arrested without incident at the American Tudor Inn on Warwick Blvd. Newport News, Va. – Police in Newport News are looking for a rape suspect. According to police, they are trying to find Jason E. Sterling, 25.  He is wanted for Rape, Strangulation, Threats to Kill, &  Malicious Wounding. Police could not provide many details, citing the ongoing investigation, but say the […]

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    Bicyclist killed after crash involving car in Virginia Beach

    Update: Northampton Blvd has reopened to traffic. Virginia Beach, Va. – A bicyclist was killed Saturday night after being hit by a car. According to police, it happened around 8:00 p.m. near the intersection of Northampton Blvd. and Baker Rd. Members of the Fatal Accident Crash Team are on scene investigating. At this point, it is unknown what led up to the crash. Police say the investigation will take several hours, so drivers should avoid the area.       […]

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    Graduation ceremonies held at several Hampton Roads universities

    It was graduation day for several universities in Hampton Roads: Norfolk State University, Liberty University and Regent University. NSU’s graduation was held Saturday morning at the Norfolk Scope . Nearly 1,000 graduates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas. Graduates heard from  U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton.  Wigenton is an NSU alumna and was appointed to the bench by President George W. Bush in 2006. Regent University also held its graduation Saturday. Regent’s Founder, Chancellor and CEO, Dr. M.G. […]

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    Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Virginia Beach

    Update: Investigators say that a 2006 Ford Econoline was traveling north on S. Military Highway when 70- year-old Ellen Eugenia Hibbert, stepped out from between two cars, and onto the Ford’s path. She was taken to the hospital where she later died. Virginia Beach, Va. – A woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Saturday night after being hit by a car. According to police, around 8:24 p.m., they received a report of a crash involving a car and a pedestrian at the intersection of […]

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    Rally held in support of ousted Virginia Beach priest

    Virginia Beach, Va. – With signs reading “Justice for Father Manalo,” a group of people rallied outside of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church Saturday. “This demonstration really is a show of solidarity of the Filipino community for what we believe is an injustice,” said Dr. Diego Rubio, a supporter of the priest. The rally is in support of Father Leo Manalo, 79, a long-time priest in the community and founder of the San Lorenzo Spiritual Center where many Filipino […]

  • Dozens of witnesses, no arrests in three Norfolk homicides

    Norfolk, Va. – Over the past month in Norfolk, three men have been shot to death in separate incidents. Despite numerous witnesses at each scene, though, police say few people have come forward. The first homicide was April 6th near the BP Gas Station on E. Brambleton Ave.  The victim was 23-year-old Charles Ridgeway. The next shooting happened just a few days later.  On April 10th, Jerry Paul Lee, 52, was shot while outside a home on Whitaker Lane. The […]

  • Project underway to replenish sand along dunes in Croatan

    Virginia Beach, Va. – At the north end of Croatan Beach, sand is getting scooped up and piled on the beach. In the next day or two it will then be hauled along the beach and placed at the foot of the dunes. It’s a project that started a week ago to address major erosion concerns from residents. NewsChannel 3 first told you about the issue a few weeks ago. The erosion has neighbors upset, not just because of how […]


    St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway raises $1.3 M

    Chesapeake, Va. – Through the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway, more than $1.3 million was raised for St. Jude Children’s Research  Hospital. The giveaway was held Sunday morning and the winner selected during a live broadcast. The lucky new owner of the home in Chesapeake is Jean Blanchard from Virginia Beach.  The home, built by Steven Alexander Homes and Neighborhoods, is valued at $475,000. There were also a number of other prizes given out.  A list of all the winners […]


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