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Around 12:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Comfort Inn & Suites along J Clyde Morris Boulevard for a report of a commercial robbery, according to Holly McPherson with the Newport News Police Department.
A U.S. Navy sailor was acquitted Wednesday of taking part in the killing of a local strip club owner earlier this year.
Two boats sunk at the city-owned Menchville Marina between Wednesday and Thursday after onboard water-removal pumps apparently stopped working or were moved off the vessels.
Newport News police arrested a man Thursday who is suspected of killing a man during a fight this past weekend.
A man has turned himself in after being charged with felony child abuse of a 6-year-old, police tell NewsChannel 3. On Thursday, August 21, medical personnel at a local hospital saw what they believed to be signs of abuse to a 6-year-old boy who had been brought into the emergency room by his mother's boyfriend, Eric Sellers, in Newport News.
The Virginia Citizen's Defense League is hosting a family-style picnic in the Newport News City Park on September 7, 2014.
Hampton Roads based TowneBank announced today that its Board of Directors on August 27, 2014 declared its third-quarter shareholder cash dividend of $0.11 per common share payable on October 10, 2014 to shareholders of record on September 26, 2014.
Police are looking for two men who attempted to steal $125 in steaks from a Newport News Food Lion.
Start-up PEOPLExpress will begin twice a week non-stop service between New Orleans and the airline's hub at the Newport News/Williamsburg, VA airport.
More than 20 people, mostly transportation officials, attended the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Committee's first community meeting at Poquoson High School.
He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding , which trains workers to build nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines that form the backbone of the U.S. Navy fleet.
The organizers of the Caribbean Food & Music Festival, scheduled for Sunday at Buckroe Beach in Hampton , were disappointed to learn that the event had been shut down by police due to issues of security and parking.
NEWPORT NEWS The city is working to add lighting and other features to the Hampton Roads Transit bus stops in the hopes of improving safety and ridership.
The wife of a Newport News man was arrested Monday after police say she threw pliers at her husband's back, among other things.
Automotive supplier Continental plans to expand its operations in Newport News with a $150 million investment that is expected to create 500 new jobs.
Is an author coming to the Mariners' Museum in Newport News on Wednesday night to give a free talk about those monsters? Eric Cheezum, author of "Discovering Chessie," will speak at the museum at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday about sightings of the creature along the Northern Neck, the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay.
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Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:57 am
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