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Cmdr. Curtis B. Calloway was relieved of command of the guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams at sea on Tuesday. Calloway, former James E. Williams Executive Officer Cmdr.
The City of Norfolk is working to wrap up the $6 million project to replace the underpass on East Little Creek Road near Tidewater Drive. In the meantime, however, drivers are left trying to figure out how to follow a series of confusing detour signs, some of which even take you through the parking lot of the Walmart shopping center nearby.
Melinda Wray with Norfolk police said the shooting happened at the intersection of Princess Anne Road and Wide Street around 4 p.m. Rescue crews found a man with a gunshot wound at the scene.
The Norfolk Economic Development Authority plans to buy the vacant J.C. Penney store attached to the Gallery at Military Circle a withering mall that is in financial trouble, according to reports. The purchase would be the first step in the city's plans to redevelop a stretch of retail development that lately has failed to live up to its potential.
A pedestrian was struck by a motorcyclist in Norfolk Tuesday afternoon, and both taken to a local hospital for treatment of their resulting injuries, police said. The incident was reported about 12:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of East Ocean View Avenue, where police and fire rescue crews found a man lying in the road after trying to cross, police said in a news release.
Emergency communications received a 911 call around 1 p.m. about a possible gunshot victim in the 2500 block of Cromwell Drive, according to police. At the scene, crews found a man with a gunshot wound, who was then pronounced dead.
More schools have failed to meet state accreditation standards for a second consecutive year, after the start of more challenging Standards of Learning tests, the Virginia Department of Education announced Tuesday. In the Hampton Roads area, only two school districts received full accreditation -- Williamsburg-James City County and York County.
The region's second Apple store opens at 8 a.m. Friday at Lynnhaven Mall in Virginia Beach, according to Apple.com. The store hours will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Officers with the New York City Police Department responded to a 911 call on August 11 for a man shot inside a housing development in the 1400 block of Amsterdam Avenue. At the scene, a 48-year-old man who had been shot in the torso was found.
Workers' compensation forecloses claims against Norfolk, Va., over the police recruit who died after sustaining repeated blows to the head, the state Supreme Court ruled. John Kohn died of head trauma in December 2010, three months after he began training at the Norfolk Police Academy as a recruit.
On September 12, 2014 at approximately 2:10 p.m., Norfolk Police responded to the 900 block of E. Brambleton Avenue for a person with a weapon. Police found a man suffering from a severe laceration.
The bicyclist was at the intersection of W. Little Creek Road and Hampton Boulevard around 11:20 a.m. when he was struck by a Chrysler Cirrus. The victim was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries.
Nearly 100 ring-necked doves rescued from a shed in Virginia are ready for adoption. Barbara Gipson of the Virginia Beach Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the doves make good pets.
In this November 1989 photo, Tommy Thompson holds a $50 pioneer gold piece retrieved earlier in 1989 from the wreck of the gold ship Central America. COLUMBUS : One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild.
Norfolk, Va-Police responded to a call about a gun disturbance near the intersection of Reservoir Ave and Goff Street at 4:15am Sunday. When officers were responding to the disturbance, they were notified that three adult male victims arrived to Sentara Norfolk General hospital in a personal vehicle with gunshot wounds.
Police hope someone will come forward with information about suspects after a shooting that claimed the life of one man and injured two others. The following information was posted on the city of Norfolk website in regards to the investigation: On September 14, 2014 at 4:15 a.m., Norfolk Police responded to a gunshot disturbance near the intersection of Reservoir Avenue and Goff Street.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:18 am
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