CRIME & SAFETY
Arlington, Virginia house explosion rocks neighborhood
Video captured the dramatic home when a duplex exploded. Officers had received a search warrant to investigate flare gunshots, but the suspect wouldn't come out.
Woman indicted in stabbing death of father, well-known Virginia Beach dentist
Norah Horwitz was indicted by a grand jury Monday in the stabbing death of her father, Dr. Abbey Horwitz, a well-known Virginia Beach dentist.
Police: Pedestrian killed in Virginia Beach crash
A man is dead after a crash in Virginia Beach, police say.
Virginia man captured pointing gun on I-64 sentenced
A man caught on camera pointing a gun at a woman on I-64 in Newport News this September has been sentenced for the crime.
Man sentenced to over 10 years for DUI crash into VB bookstore
Joseph Samuel Grillo, 43, was sentenced for charges of DUI maiming - permanent injury, DUI maiming - serious injury, and DUI on Dec. 5 after pleading guilty to those charges on July 31.
Deadly shooting victim identified, found injured in Suffolk parking lot: Police
Investigators say this happened around 2:45 a.m. in the 1000 block of Nansemond Pkwy. That’s near the Heritage Acres apartments.
Portsmouth crews rescue man hanging out of window and dog from space heater fire
The Portsmouth Fire Department says just before 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, a call came in about a home on fire in the Park Manor section of the city.
Norfolk Local, Marco Hicks, Admits to First-Degree Murder: Sentencing Set for March 2024
Marco Hicks, 30, admitted to first-degree murder in the Norfolk Circuit Court. He was charged with the shooting of his friend, Michael Rivera-Rubert, on September 4, 2022. The event took place in a Norfolk, Virginia strip mall parking lot. Surveillance footage showed Hicks shooting Rivera-Rubert in the head.
'I can't believe it:' Neighbors react to Portsmouth infant death
Neighbors are sharing their reactions to the news of the death of an infant at an apartment complex in Portsmouth
Court docs: Man fired shots on CNU campus to get lemonade
Court documents reveal new information about a shots-fired incident on the campus of Christopher Newport University last week.
Woman's body 'crushed to death', Norfolk man sentenced in murder
He identified his girlfriend as Mrs. Johnson, said that she was not breathing and was located at his address on West 26th Street, and that he was calling from a 7-Eleven on Monticello Avenue.
Fire victim runs independent cat rescue, loses 13 cats
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A community is helping a Norfolk woman after a fire destroyed part of her home and killed 13 of her cats Sunday morning. Shawn Hocevar told 10 On Your Side that she runs an independent cat rescue out of the house. She called it the worst day of her life.
Alleged shooter struck by vehicle, injured in Suffolk
SUFFOLK, Va. — An investigation is underway after authorities say a man who opened fire was struck by a vehicle he shot at in Suffolk just after noon Tuesday. The Suffolk Police Department said a man, who has not been publicly identified, shot at a vehicle carrying three men on Lee Street near West Washington Street at 12:06 p.m. The driver in turn struck the alleged shooter with his vehicle, wounding the man.
Virginia Man Identified as Victim of Fatal Car Vs. Pedestrian Crash in Fox Lake
(Fox Lake, IL) A man died over the weekend after being struck by a vehicle in the Fox Lake area. Police and fire officials say the 28-year-old victim was struck in the early morning hours of Sunday in the area of Route 59 and Grand Avenue. The man was transported to Advocate Condell where he was later pronounced dead. Coroner’s officials have identified the deceased as Troy Dowsett, of Portsmouth, Virginia…a cause of death was listed as blunt force injuries sustained in the incident. The driver of the offending vehicle, a 34-year-old man, was said to stay on scene and has been cooperative in the ongoing investigation. No charges have been announced at this point.
Ashanti Alert Issued for Missing Newport News Woman Suspected to be Kidnapped
• A 50-year-old woman named Sherree Brown from Newport News has been missing since October 24. • Her daughter believes she was kidnapped, possibly by a man who previously tried to sexually assault her mother.
As many as 7 cats dead in Sunday morning residence fire: Norfolk Fire Department
Crews responded to a fire that killed as many as seven cats just before 8:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Hyde Park Road.
Retail crime: They steal it, but you pay for it
The National Retail Federation reports, nationally, the amount of merchandise lost to theft, fraud and damages went up from $93.9 billion in 2021 to $112 billion in 2022. Viral videos seen on the news and online show the worst of it.
Trial day 2: Portsmouth cop accused of shooting burglar in back
Portsmouth police officer Jeremy Durocher is facing two felonies for allegedly shooting a burglar in 2017.
Driver charged with DUI after crashing on the CBBT
SUFFOLK, Va. — A driver has been charged with driving under the influence after a crash on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Tuesday morning. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Director of Operations, Edward Spencer said that a northbound vehicle had struck a crash cushion protecting a maintenance lane closure at the North Channel Bridge around 2:35 a.m. Lanes reopened just before 5:00 a.m.
Man is shot after allegedly attempting an armed robbery
Portsmouth police say that shortly after 3:15 p.m., dispatchers received a call from a man stating that he shot a man who had tried to rob and shoot him.