Category: Crime

No Foul for Traveling: William & Mary, ODU, NSU men’s hoops home to international players

Please enable Javascript to watch this video HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – International men’s basketball players aren’t uncommon in Hampton Roads. Between Old Dominion, William & Mary and Norfolk State, their combined rosters consist of eight international players who represent six different countries. The Tribe is home to Miodrag Dronjak (Serbia), Rainers Hermanovskis (Latvia), Andy Van […]

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The Locker Room Show | January 24

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Please enable Javascript to watch this video Scoreboards display “Super Bowl LIV Miami” at Hard Rock Stadium (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) NORFOLK, Va. – In this week’s edition of the award-winning Locker Room show, in advance of a week’s worth of Super Bowl LIV coverage live from Miami – […]

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He’s ‘Nat’ done yet: Lifetime National Ryan Zimmerman reportedly signs one-year deal with Washington

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Mr. National is not giving up his title – at least not in 2020. In a story first reported by the Washington Post’s Barry Svrluga, Virginia Beach’s Ryan Zimmerman has agreed to a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals. He became […]

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Nervous during traffic stop, mourner remembers how fallen police officer made her feel at ease

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — For Tracey White, a Newport News resident, what started out as nervousness turned into comfort when she was pulled over for a traffic stop by Officer Katherine “Katie” Thyne. “I was a little nervous, yes,” White remembered. “She asked me why I was nervous […]

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Maddie Kirker’s First Warning Forecast: Tracking showers early Saturday, return of sunshine and warmth

× Maddie Kirker’s First Warning Forecast: Tracking showers early Saturday, return of sunshine and warmth Meteorologist Maddie Kirker’s First Warning Forecast Here comes the rain… Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will roll in tonight and continue through early Saturday. Severe weather is not expected but a storm or two could produce gusty winds. Temperatures will […]

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4-year-old Indiana boy shot while wrestling with his father dies

× 4-year-old Indiana boy shot while wrestling with his father dies MONROE Co., Ind. (WXIN) – Police say a 4-year-old Indiana boy died Thursday after an apparent accidental shooting earlier this week. The incident occurred on Jan. 19 in the 1200 block of East Zinnia Drive in Bloomington. A preliminary investigation by detectives found that a 36-year-old […]

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Pit bull rescued from dog fighting ring joins North Carolina sheriff’s office as K-9

× Pit bull rescued from dog fighting ring joins North Carolina sheriff’s office as K-9 CRAVEN Co., N.C. (WJW) — An adorable pit bull named Nibbles is getting a second chance at life thanks to the Craven County Sheriff’s Office. According to the sheriff’s office, he’s joining the K-9 division where he’ll help with their “fight against […]

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Virginia man sentenced 50 years for nationwide Snapchat child sexual exploitation ring

× Virginia man sentenced 50 years for nationwide Snapchat child sexual exploitation ring (WDVM) — An Ashburn, Virginia, man was sentenced Thursday to 50 years in federal prison for orchestrating a Snapchat “sextortion” ring which targeted children, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday. Joseph Isaiah Woodson Jr., 30, will serve 600 months as well as […]

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Norfolk Police: At least 40 stickers linked to hate group found in Ghent

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department is investigating after several stickers tied to a hate group were found in the Ghent section of Norfolk. On Tuesday, January 21, Norfolk Police were alerted to the posting of several QR code stickers in the 21st Street corridor of Norfolk. (NPD) Officers immediately responded to the area […]

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What to watch: WGNT 27’s primetime programming week of January 26th 2020

WGNT – From old to new and comedy to drama, tune into  WGNT 27 for news, sports, weather and entertainment, throughout the day and night. A look at every show on WGNT 27 Primetime during the week of January 26th JANUARY 26 BATWOMAN “An Un-Birthday Present” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV) Batwoman — […]

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73-year-old man dies after being thrown from bike on James City Co. trail

JAMES CITY Co., Va. – A 73-year-old man has died after crashing his bicycle on the Virginia Capital Trail Friday afternoon. Around 3:10 p.m., the James City County Police and Fire Departments responded to the area in reference to a bicycle crash in the area of Jamestown High School. A witness who was walking her […]

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Group of ‘furries’ help police arrest domestic violence suspect outside of California convention

A group of Good Samaritans — all of them dressed in furry animal costumes — helped police arrest a man suspected of domestic violence on Friday. A group of furries was able to help police apprehend a domestic violence suspect in San Jose on Friday. The incident took place outside of the San Jose Convention […]

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Pit bull attack on 71-year-old woman may have led to discovery of dog fighting operation

× Pit bull attack on 71-year-old woman may have led to discovery of dog fighting operation YORK COUNTY, S.C. – Authorities in South Carolina say a pit bull terrier attack on Saturday may have led to the discovery of a dog fighting operation. The York County Sheriff’s Office says an elderly woman was attacked by the dog at […]

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Taylor Swift Shares Eating Disorder Struggles: What to Know About the Illnesses Affecting Millions of People

In her new Netflix documentary, “Miss Americana,” Taylor Swift reveals that she struggled with an eating disorder and that she’d sometimes be triggered by seeing pictures of herself plastered across magazines and screens. “It’s not good for me to see pictures of myself every day,” she says in the documentary, which premiered at Sundance Film […]

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Woman thought she had yeast infection before being diagnosed with cancer-causing HPV strain

EVANSTON, Ill. – A woman suffering from constant irritation thought she had a yeast infection, but she ended up being diagnosed with a cancer-causing HPV strain. Mary Ellen Ball told the Today Show that she tried to use over-the-counter products to treat her constant itching and pain around her pelvic area, but nothing worked, so she started […]

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North Carolina health officials investigating possible case of coronavirus

RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a case of someone who was possibly infected with the newly discovered 2019 coronavirus, health officials announced Friday. The health department says the possibly affected person flew into Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Thursday. They recently traveled to China and passed through […]

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Newport News Boys and Girls Club remembers fallen officer and coach Katie Thyne

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.— As the Newport News community honors the life and legacy of Officer Katie Thyne, many are remembering her for her service outside of the uniform. Thyne was a passionate basketball coach at the Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula, where she dedicated her time to creating meaningful relationships with youth. […]

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‘Skins scoop: With letter as a 10 year-old, Redskins receiver Terry McLaurin is pigskin prophet

Washington Redskins wide receiver Terry McLaurin (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – In his rookie season with the Washington Redskins, Terry McLaurin caught seven touchdowns in 14 games and came within eight yards of breaking Gary Clarks’ franchise record for receiving yards as a rookie (926). But according to McLaurin, this was always the […]

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Australia’s severe droughts driving platypuses towards extinction, study finds

SYDNEY, Australia – Platypuses are at risk of extinction due to Australia’s devastating droughts and other threats, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). An Australian platypus swims around in search for food at Taronga zoo in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, May 8, 2008. Scientists have mapped the genetic […]

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