Category: Crime

Smithfield family shows strength after near-death car crash

SMITHFIELD, Va. – The phone rings. It’s a normal Wednesday morning, but the voice on the other end delivers life-shattering news — “your wife has been in a serious car crash.” Panic fills the air and Trey Lanford is left to ask himself, “was she going to live? Was the baby going to live?” These […]

Read More

First Warning Forecast: Tracking a bitterly cold start Wednesday, few snow showers possible

× First Warning Forecast: Tracking a bitterly cold start Wednesday, few snow showers possible ***FREEZE WARNING in effect 2 AM to 9 AM Wednesday for Norfolk/Portsmouth, Northampton, Newport News and Hampton/Poquoson and Western Currituck County in North Carolina. Temperatures will continue to plummet overnight into the upper 20s and low 30s. There is a Freeze Warning […]

Read More

Cowboys player Michael Bennett says he’s standing for National Anthem because teammates asked him to

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Michael Bennett has started standing for the National Anthem again after almost four years — but he insists it’s not because of a rumored deal with team owner Jerry Jones. Bennett, 33, stood for the anthem at the Cowboys’ past two games. But he denies his mid-season trade from the New England Patriots […]

Read More

Massachusetts lawmakers to debate ‘Conrad’s Law’ to make coerced suicide a crime

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are set to debate “Conrad’s Law,” a bill spurred by Michelle Carter’s manslaughter trial that would make coerced suicide a crime. The proposed law is named after Conrad Roy III, the 18-year-old who died by suicide in 2014 after Carter, his then-17-year-old girlfriend, sent him numerous text messages encouraging him to kill himself. Lawmakers in […]

Read More

Police name suspect in fatal Popeyes stabbing in Maryland

Police in Maryland have released the name of a man wanted on murder charges for the fatal stabbing of a customer outside a Popeyes restaurant last week. The suspect was identified Tuesday as 30-year-old Ricoh McClain, the Prince George’s County Police Department said in a news release. Police are asking for the public’s help in […]

Read More

Denver to pay $300K to pilot wrongfully arrested for being naked in airport hotel

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DENVER (KDVR) — The city of Denver will pay a United Airlines pilot $300,000 to settle a wrongful arrest lawsuit that stemmed from an incident at the Westin at Denver International Airport (DIA) in September 2018. Andrew Collins was arrested for standing naked in front of his 10th-floor […]

Read More

‘Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic’ is coming to Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. – Big Bird, Abby Cadabby, Elmo and the rest of the Sesame Street gang will make an appearance in Norfolk. The show will be through April 10-11, 2020 for three performances at Chartway Arena at Ted Constant Convocation Center. Sesame Street Live! is a 90-minute musical show with singing, choreography and special effects. […]

Read More

Virginia Crime Commission releases report, issues no recommendations on findings

Please enable Javascript to watch this video RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia State Crime Commission released its latest report on gun violence on Tuesday. In the report, no recommendations were made made to the commonwealth’s public safety and firearms laws. It was intended to find recommendations based on the events during the events of the […]

Read More

Local high school senior gives free ballet lessons to young students

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK, Va. – Ballet has been a big part of Juliet Lancey’s life since she was four. But when she’s at Tidewater Park Elementary School, she’s the teacher. Juliet Lancey is surprised with her News 3 People Taking Action award “We’re not all super flexible from birth, so […]

Read More

Human remains found in search for missing 5-year-old Florida girl, police say

Human remains have been found in the search for 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams, who was reported missing in Florida last week, the Demopolis Police Department in Alabama said Tuesday. “The multi-agency investigative team involved in the search for missing Taylor Rose Williams confirmed that search teams uncovered human remains in a wooded area between the […]

Read More

Jimmy Carter recovering in hospital after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain

Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at a hospital in Atlanta after undergoing an operation Tuesday morning to relieve pressure on his brain, according to the Carter Center. Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at a hospital in Atlanta after undergoing an operation to relieve pressure on his brain, according to the Carter Center. “Former […]

Read More

Hampton University to host inaugural ‘Hampton Engages with the Majors’ Forum

Hampton University HAMPTON, Va. (Hampton University Relations) – On Tuesday, November 12, beginning at 5 p.m., Hampton University’s Sports Management Program, within the School of Liberal Arts and Education, in collaboration with the University’s Career Center, will host an event entitled “Hampton Engages with the Majors.” The event will feature speakers who are either Hampton […]

Read More

Alexis Crawford’s Grisly Killing Is Detailed In Devastating Court Documents

Source: Facebook and Fulton County Jail The specifics of Alexis Crawford‘s death are coming to light, according to Fulton Superior Court documents that were released on Tuesday. The details continue to be shocking and tragic. According to 11Alive, the 21-year-old Clark Atlanta University student was allegedly strangled and smothered to death after a physical altercation […]

Read More

Family told by HOA that it’s ‘too soon’ to decorate for Christmas, ordered to take down display

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. (WJW) – A family is in shock after they were told by their homeowners association to take down their Christmas decorations. “I was like, ‘Wow, that’s a first,’” Nick Simonis said in an interview with WOIA. “I was angry, because there’s a reason why we’re doing it.” On Nov. 1, he set […]

Read More