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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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    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

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    UPDATE: Victim in weekend Williamsburg boating accident dies

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  • First Place Winner from Lyall Design Architects

    Bra-ha-ha raises money to provide free mammograms

    Chesapeake, Va. –  The 2014 Bra-ha-ha was held Friday night at the Chesapeake Conference Center. The creative design event sponsored by the Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation promotes breast cancer awareness and raises money for free mammograms. NewsChannel 3’s Barbara Ciara helped judge the competition. First place went to Lyall Design Architects for their phoenix creation entitled, “Defying Fortune’s Spite​.” All the bras will be on display at Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake.  You can also check out some of them here: Photo Gallery  

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    Candlelight vigil held for Virginia Beach teen killed on I-264

    Virginia Beach, Va. – More than one hundred people gathered together at Kempsville High School Sunday night to remember a Virgina Beach teenager. Johnathan Kinlaw died after being hit by a car walking across I-264 on Friday night. “He was all about that one love.  He didn’t care where you came from, what your story was, what your problems were,” said his brother Justin Kinlaw, speaking to the crowd. People at the vigil shed tears, but also shared laughs about […]


    Major construction work on Pacific Ave. in Va. Beach begins Monday

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    Ferguson police officer shot, not believed to be connected to protests

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    Coast Guard Cutter Bear returns home, crew seized $116M worth of cocaine while on patrol

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    Currituck Co. experiencing problems receiving 911 calls from Knotts Island

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  • UPDATE: Woman accused in death of man found in burning truck sentenced

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  • Virginia Beach man to serve 50 years for 2011 rape, robbery

    Virginia Beach, Va. – A Virginia Beach man will spend 50 years behind bars for raping and robbing a woman three years ago. Rolando Goodman was sentenced in Virginia Beach Circuit Court Wednesday morning. It was in September of 2011 when prosecutors say Goodman and another man, William Cannon, went to an apartment complex off of Northampton Blvd. looking for someone to rob. After waiting for more than half an hour, they spotted a woman walking alone to her apartment. […]


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