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  1. Man arrested after allegedly pepper spraying two others in Wawa parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A 47-year-old Williamsburg man was arrested in Newport News on Friday, July 10th after an apparent altercation with several other men in the parking lot of a Wawa. Newport News Police were called to the Wawa in the 700 block of J. Clyde Morris Boulevard at approximately 8:15 a.m. When officers arrived, they met with 47-year-old Thom Polychronopoulos.

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  2. Williamsburg bank robbery under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Williamsburg Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Thursday morning at the Langley Federal Credit Union in the 1200 block of Richmond Road. It was learned that a man entered the bank, displayed a gun and demanded money.

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  3. W&M Coach John Daly to USWNT Coach Jill Ellis: "Go Get 'Em"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Williamsburg, Va. - William and Mary Tribe head women's soccer coach John Daly has three words for U.S. Women's National Team head coach, Jill Ellis - "Go Get'Em."

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  4. Robber forces victims to drive to ATMs, withdraw money for him in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Police are searching for a robber who forced his victims to drive to ATMs at several local banks and withdraw money. The victims told police they were approached by the man with a handgun around 10pm on Wednesday in a parking lot off of Francis Street.

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  5. Busch Gardens hosts Food and Wine FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Williamsburg, VA- If you're looking for a tasty way to spend your weekend, Busch Gardens might just be your destination. This is the last weekend of the Food and Wine Festival so don't miss your chance to experience a variety of wine and dishes not usually served at the park.

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  6. Jamestown-Scotland ferry crew gets to meet baby they helped deliver on the riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Shortly before sunset Friday night the crew of a Jamestown-Scotland Ferry vessel got to meet the little lady that 'ferry tales' are made of. Or, in this case, a baby girl who just couldn't wait to reach the banks of the James River.

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  7. Partners launch community project in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Jason Weller, Chief of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, will participate in a multi-partner project intended to provide fresh produce and natural resource education to citizens of greater Williamsburg. Weller and other partner representatives will attend a groundbreaking event for the initiative on Friday, June 12. Participants will discuss how the new project will help redefine the concept of green space and serve as a model for learning in conservation and sustainable farming.

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  8. Killer Among Us: Man concerned confessed killer who fatally stabbed a woman may harm ex-girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Owen Atlee Walker stabbed Danielle Knarr to death 26 times in front of her two young children. He confessed his crime to NewsChannel 3 in a jailhouse interview in 2010.

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  9. Baby born on Jamestown-Scotland FerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Surry couple boarded the ferry about 2:55am, telling the crew the woman was in labor and they were headed to the closest hospital in Williamsburg. The ferry left early at 2:58am, according to VDOT's Laurie Simmons, and the crew called James City County rescue to have an ambulance waiting at the dock when they arrived. 1 comment

  10. Newport News police trying to find man wanted for rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    According to police, they are trying to find Jason E. Sterling, 25. He is wanted for Rape, Strangulation, Threats to Kill, & Malicious Wounding. Police could not provide many details, citing the ongoing investigation, but say the incident happened early Saturday morning in the Denbigh area.

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  11. Williamsburg man accused of breaking into workplace, stealing his own paycheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Police say Morton broke into Lars Construction where he worked as a laborer and stole his own check - a paycheck he was scheduled to get the next day. Investigators then discovered that check had been cashed.

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  12. Wawa beer thief sought in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who was seen taking a 12-pack of beer from the Wawa in the 800 block of Merrimac Trail. The man entered the store and stole the beer from the cooler.

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  13. Buffalo Wild Wings manager accused of stealing $1,000 from patron's purseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A manager at the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Williamsburg has been charged with grand larceny after reporting taking $1,000 from a woman's purse at the restaurant. The victim reported to James City County Police that she had left her purse in the bar area on March 14th.

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  14. Woman and teen injured in Williamsburg shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Two people standing outside of a home in the 200 block of Bethune Drive were shot early Tuesday morning, according to Lieutenant Dennis Ivey with the Sheriff's Department. An 18 year-old man was shot in the arm.

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  15. Tribe Men have heartbreak home loss, but remain number one seed heading into CAA playRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Williamsburg, Va.- The William and Mary men had a heartbreak loss Saturday as they hosted the Drexel Dragons in their last home game of the season. Even with senior guard Marcus Thornton dropping 19 points and junior Terry Tarpey completing his ninth double double of the season with 12 points and 11 steals, the Tribe couldn't make a comeback.

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  16. Teens rescued from icy lake in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Three teenagers were rescued by James City County Fire and Kingsmill Police units on Thursday afternoon after they became stranded on an icy lake in Kingsmill. JCC Fire personnel arrived on scene around 5:00 p.m. to find that Kingsmill Police were helping two of the teens off the ice.

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  17. Special screening of Selma right in time for 50th Anniversary of the marchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The spirit of Selma arrives in Hampton Roads with The Selma Project. Several community groups are coming together to sensitize young people to events leading to the passion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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  18. William and Mary's home game winning streak snapped by DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Williamsburg, Va.- The William and Mary men's basketball team was riding a 14 home game winning streak when they hosted the Delaware Blue Hens Saturday. The Tribe lost to Delaware when they played earlier this season, but were hoping to rebound today.

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  19. Fort Eustis soldier, mistress plead guilty to wife's 2013 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Two of the three people accused of killing a Williamsburg women in July of 2013 pleaded guilty to first degree murder as part of a plea deal in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court on Monday. Dana Patterson Mackay, age 42, was found dead by a neighbor inside her Teal Way home on July 27, 2013.

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  20. Two men wanted for buying cigarettes with stolen credit card in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Williamsburg Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in finding two people of interest in a fraud investigation. On December 17, 2014 two unknown black male suspects entered the 7-Eleven store on Page Street and purchase a large amount of cigarettes using stolen credit card information, police say.

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