CRIME & SAFETY
Police: 19-year-old dead in Hampton shooting
Police responded to the 1st block of Rotherham Lane after Public Safety Communications received a call at around 3:37 p.m. in reference to a shooting that had taken place there. Police: 19-year-old dead in Hampton shooting. Police responded to the 1st block of Rotherham Lane after Public Safety Communications received...
Court docs: Father accused of killing Codi Bigsby months before 4-year-old was reported missing
HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A new grand jury indictment alleges Cory Bigsby not only killed his son Codi Bigsby but did so months before he was reported missing from Hampton on Jan. 31, 2022. The alleged murder happened on or around June 18, 2021, newly filed court paperwork shows.
Police Investigating Homicide of 19-Year-Old on Rotherham Lane and Seeking Public's Help
The Hampton Police Division is investigating a homicide that occurred on June 8, 2023, in the 1st block of Rotherham Lane. The victim, identified as 19-year-old William Hedgepath Jr., was found with a gunshot wound inside a residence and was pronounced dead on the scene.
5th suspect wanted in case of Richmond woman found dead in Yorktown: Sheriff
Authorities are looking for an additional suspect charged with murder in the shooting death of a Richmond woman whose body was found in the Yorktown area in May.
Hampton Roads men sentenced for roles in armed robberies
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A Hampton man received a 27-year prison sentence and a Virginia Beach man was handed a 15-year sentence for their roles in a serial armed robbery crew, the Department of Justice’s Eastern District of Virginia said. According to court records and evidence at trial,...
Woman pleads guilty to stabbing her two children, killing one of them
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A Newport News woman who admitted to stabbing her two children and killing one of them in 2021 pleaded guilty to several charges Friday morning. Sarah Ganoe pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, assault that injured the victim, and two counts of child abuse with serious injury, according to online court documents.
Teen Dies at Hospital After Nearly Drowning in Public Pool
A Virginia teenager has died in the hospital from injuries sustained after nearly drowning at a Hampton public pool. Hampton Fire and Rescue told 13 News Now that first responders were called to the Riverdale Recreation Association shortly after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a possible drowning. When they arrived CPR was already being performed on the boy.
Hampton Roads residents 'should be alarmed' by interstate shootings, VSP says
Between Jan 1. and June 7 this year, Virginia State Police said there have been 18 shootings on the interstates in the Hampton Roads area.
Men who stole over $64,000 from 2 Norfolk Food Lion stores sentenced
NORFOLK, Va. — Two men who pleaded guilty to robbing two Norfolk Food Lion stores were sentenced to prison Friday, the Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney's Office said. Delton Lavon Clemmons, 33, was sentenced to two active years in prison, and his co-defendant, Zachery Michael Bessey, 32, was sentenced to more than two active years in prison.
Hampton police investigating hit & run on North King Street
Hampton police is investigating a hit and run involving a pedestrian in the 900 block of North King Street on Wednesday.
VA ABC making moves to cut theft
VA ABC is on a mission to cut its losses from theft, and that focus includes stealing by the public and its employees. VA ABC has already put some initiatives into motion and others are on the way.
Teen drowns at Hampton pool: Police
Around 11:38 a.m. Tuesday, Hampton police received a call in reference to a drowning and unresponsive juvenile boy in the 800 block of Charlton Road.
Man arrested in deadly Portsmouth shooting on Broad Street
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A man is in custody for a deadly shooting in Portsmouth earlier this week. Police arrested 44-year-old Will R. Patterson, Sr., and charged him with second-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Former Portsmouth police officer indicted for obtaining money by false pretenses
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Brent J. Stokes, a former Portsmouth police officer who was banned from serving in law enforcement in Virginia for “sustained untruthful documentation during the course of duties,” has been indicted on two counts of obtaining money by false pretenses from the London Oaks Apartments in Portsmouth.
Highway Patrol IDs motorist killed in Tuesday's crash on 17 Bypass
The N.C. Highway Patrol has identified the Virginia driver killed in Tuesday’s crash on the U.S. Highway 17 Bypass as Chesapeake resident Joseph A. Scalco IV. Scalco, 50, lived in the 1600 block of Kettle Creek Terrace in Chesapeake, state Trooper Philip Logsdon said Thursday. Scalco was the lone occupant of a Ford van that he was driving at the time of the two-vehicle collision, which occurred just before 11...
Poquoson Police Department warns residents of recent vehicle larcenies
According to a Facebook post from the police department, they have received reports of vehicle larcenies from people who say they left their vehicles unlocked.
Friend recalls teen who drowned at Hampton community pool
Rescue crews responded to the Riverdale Pool Recreation Association located at 810 Charlton Dr. for a water rescue around 11:38 a.m. Monday.
Portsmouth anti-violence group gets national recognition
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A national organization has recognized one Portsmouth nonprofit for making strides against gun violence. Darrell Redmond grew up in the London Oaks area of Portsmouth, a neighborhood that is no stranger to violence. "If you made it out of London Oaks, you felt like you made...
Mom Of 6-Year-Old Who Shot Teacher Now Facing Federal Gun Charges
Deja Taylor faces up to 25 years in prison on the new charges but is expected to get a far leaner sentence as part of a plea deal.
Can You Help Identify These Suspects? Norfolk Police Need Assistance in Larceny Investigation.
Norfolk Police detectives are seeking help to identify two individuals who used stolen credit cards in an ongoing larceny investigation that occurred on May 31st. The stolen credit cards were used at a business, and surveillance footage captured the two individuals in question.
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