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  1. Couple grateful for community's help after fatal I-64 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WTVR Richmond

    As she looked around her crashed Chevy TrailBlazer, her husband and mother were no loner inside and her teenage daughter was partially ejected. Kathy was driving her family from Richmond to Hampton Roads Sunday, June 4, to visit friends and relatives when she said a back tire on her SUV popped on Interstate 64 in Newport News.

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  2. Michael Vick's father one of 12 indicted in Hampton Roads drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    JANUARY 01: Former Atlanta Falcons player Michael Vick walks on the field prior to the game against the New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome on January 1, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 01: Former Atlanta Falcons player Michael Vick walks on the field prior to the game against the New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome on January 1, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  3. Richmond rape suspect arrested in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    A fugitive has been arrested in Newport News for a rape that occurred in the City of Richmond in July of 2016. Defrederick Young, Jr., 35, of the 1600 block of North 28th Street, is accused of raping someone known to him.

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  4. 48 bottles used to make meth ditched behind Newport News storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Police said that 48 bottles previously used to make meth were found behind a store in Newport News, WTKR reports. Hazmat crews did not find anything visible in the bottles.

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  5. Vehicle of missing Hampton mother and infant found in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    State Police recovered the car that a missing Hampton infant and her mother were believed to be traveling in Sunday. Officers found the 2013 black Kia Optima with the license plate number VAW-2197 in Newport News.

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  6. Local singer channels her inner Ella for 100th birthday bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    "You only turn 100 once! I am planning a big party. Oh my goodness," said Roots.

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  7. Ella at 100 Birthday CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    "Ella at 100" - An evening of Jazz to celebrate the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald, a Newport News native. The special performance is presented by The Richmond Jazz Society and Virginia Repertory Theatre Tuesday, April 25, at 7:00 P.M. at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street.

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  8. Virginia medic awarded Medal of Valor for saving firefighter's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    A fire medic received a Medal of Valor for saving the life of a fellow firefighter who could have been electrocuted. Tyler Hollingsworth joined the Newport News Fire Department three years ago.

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  9. Police ID high-speed chase suspect who leapt from moving car, ran into woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Authorities have released the name of the suspect wanted for leading troopers on a chase that topped speeds of 120 mph and ended when troopers said the suspect jumped from a moving car last week in New Kent County. Officials said a trooper clocked a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro at more than 122 mph on I-64 in James City County at 5:49 a.m. on Friday, March 17. "Trooper Shaw attempted to make a traffic stop, but the driver continued at a high rate of speed and exited at Route 30 westbound, entering into New Kent County," Sgt.

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  10. Turn The Pages of "The Mathews Men"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. - Former Richmond Times Dispatch Journalist turned Author William Geroux takes us back to World War II in his debut novel "The Mathews Men," which tells the mostly forgotten story of the Merchant Marine and it's unique connect to the men of one Virginia town.

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  11. McAuliffe signs bill to give nearly $1.6M to wrongfully imprisoned manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    With a stroke of his pen, Gov. Terry McAuliffe has cleared Keith Allen Harward to receive nearly $1.6 million from the commonwealth of Virginia for the 33 years he spent in prison for crimes he didn't commit. "On April 7, 2016, the Supreme Court of Virginia granted Mr. Harward's Writ of Actual Innocence, formally exonerating him of all the crimes for which he had been convicted," the legislation stated.

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  12. Dad arrested after treating childa s gunshot wound with first aid kitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    A Newport News father was charged with child abuse/neglect, reckless handling of a firearm, and marijuana distribution after an incident involving his daughter. Maurice Anthony Jones, 30, told police his six-year-old daughter was shot in the leg while she played in their Waterfront Circle home on February 26, WTKR reported .

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  13. Tired trucker sideswipes Virginia State TrooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    A Virginia State Trooper suffered minor injuries when a tractor trailer sideswiped his police cruiser on Interstate 64 in Newport News. The trooper was sitting in his car near the Jefferson Avenue exit, after he pulled over a Kia driver for speeding, just after midnight Thursday morning.

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  14. Williamsburg IHOP employees charged in on-the-job fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Williamsburg police have charged three IHOP employees after an altercation last month at the restaurant in the 1400 block of Richmond Road. The restaurant's manager told officers that two employees got into a verbal argument, which escalated into a physical fight on Feb. 17 around 7:30 a.m., WTKR reported .

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  15. Suspect leads trooper on high-speed chase over 40 miles down I-295, I-64Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    The suspect who led state police on a high-speed chase that spanned more than 40 miles was arrested after he crashed into a car on I-64 in Williamsburg Sunday morning. Sgt. Steve Vick with Virginia State Police said a trooper tried to pull over 26-year-old Jamahl Bethea of Newport News for speeding along I-295 near the Creighton Road exit in Henrico County just after 9:30 a.m. The chase ended after just over 40 miles when Vick said the suspect crashed into another vehicle around mile marker 239.

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  16. Va. man accused of assaulting off-duty police officer tells his side of the storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    A Newport News man is facing a slew of charges after he allegedly attacked a Virginia Beach Police Officer inside of a Farm Fresh grocery store. According to court documents, Chris McVey of Newport News assaulted the police officer, who was off duty at the time of the confrontation.

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  17. Teens shot outside Newport News movie theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Four people were shot outside Paragon Theaters at the City Center of Oyster Point in Newport News early Monday morning. The call for a drive-by shooting came in just before 1 a.m., WTKR reported.

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  18. *Jam To The Sounds from Tom Euler TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. - Award-Winning Musician Tom Euler quickly became one of our favorite artists last year when he made his debut on our LIVE show.

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  19. After wrongful imprisonment of 33 years, Virginia man will get $1.6 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Keith Allen Harward, who served 33 years in prison for crimes he didn't commit, will receive nearly $1.6 million from the commonwealth of Virginia under a bill approved Monday by the House of Delegates. Harward was convicted of a 1982 rape and murder in Newport News.

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  20. Virginia police department looking for clarification about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    The Newport News police department is looking for clarification about the rights juveniles have when it comes to possessing a gun. Currently under Virginia law, anyone under 18 cannot have a gun, except in two cases: hunting and when a juvenile is in their home, their parents', grandparents' or guardian's.

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