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  1. How Summer Nights are special at Busch Gardens on Coast LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg is the place to be this summer. Lasers, pyrotechnics, a popular neon dance troupe, cool zones, Freak shakes and tie-dyed crepes, plus more exciting offerings will overload your senses.


  2. Lost wedding ring returned in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    When Sarah White went to Jamestown Beach Event Park with her family, she never expected she would lose her wedding ring. After swimming in the water, she returned to her beach chair, only to realize her beloved ring was no longer on her finger.


  3. Elderly woman seriously injured after hit-and-run in Williamsburg Food Lion parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    An elderly woman was seriously injured after a hit-and-run in the parking lot of the Food Lion in the 700 block of Merrimac Trail Monday afternoon. Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office responded to the scene at 12:18 p.m. They say the 86-year-old York County resident was walking from the store when she was hit by a vehicle.


  4. NTSB report: Helicopter was 'rocking back and forth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The National Transportation Safety Board released its report on the fatal helicopter crash that claimed the lives of two people in Williamsburg earlier this month. On July 8 around 4:33 p.m., a Robinson R44-II, N616HS crashed into a two-story apartment building in Williamsburg.


  5. Residents displaced after apartment fire in James City CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    According to officials, the fire happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Tilghman Court in the Woods of Williamsburg apartment complex. Residents were assisted out of the buildings while crews extinguished the fire.


  6. Tractor-trailer accident blocks east lanes of I-64 in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Motorists can expect delays on I-64 at mile marker 243.6 near Busch Gardens due to a tractor-trailer accident.


  7. Firefighters respond to kitchen fire in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Units from Williamsburg, James City County and York County Fire Departments responded to a kitchen fire at 14 Bassett Street Saturday morning. According to officials, crews were dispatched at 10 a.m. and arrived at the scene to find smoke coming from the eaves of a duplex.


  8. Local breweries win awards at 2018 Virginia Craft Beer CupRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Multiple local breweries took home some hardware after winning at the 2018 Virginia Craft Beer Cup in Richmond on Monday at WestRock. MoMac Brewing Co., Coelacanth Brewing, Bull Island Brewing Company, Reaver Beach Brewing Company, The Bold Mariner Brewing Company, Wasserhund Brewing Company and Alewerks Brewing Company are the ones that took home awards.


  9. Williamsburg chef named best 'steak master' in the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Barry Neff, Grill Master at LongHorn Steakhouse at 4970 Monticello Avenue in Williamsburg, has been named the regional champion of the chain's Steak Master Series. The series is a culinary competition where the restaurant's top-performing grilling experts vie for the title of national champion.


  10. Police looking for suspect after man shot in James City CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Police are looking for a suspect after a 38-year-old man was shot in James City County late Saturday night, according to police. Police were sent to the 100 block of DeLafayette Place in the Forest Glen subdivision for reports of shots fired.


  11. Busch Gardens Williamsburg celebrates 20 years of Howl-O-Scream with new attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Busch Gardens Williamsburg is celebrating its 20th year of Howl-O-Scream by promising its "scariest season yet."


  12. One Tank Trip: The end of the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    At the end of a peaceful drive down the Colonial Parkway on Virginia's lower peninsula, lies a time capsule of America's birth. Historic Yorktown is part of the Colonial National Park, linked by the Colonial Parkway, a scenic 23 mile roadway from the York River at Yorktown to the James River at Jamestown.


  13. Anheuser-Busch Williamsburg brewery opens for limited pop-up tours this summerRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    If you ever wanted to see what its like for those who make Bud-Light and other Anheuser-Busch products, you may get the chance this summer. The St. Louis based company announced that its Williamsburg brewery, located at 7801 Pocahontas Trail, will be opening its doors for public tours this summer for the first time in nearly 20 years on a limited basis.


  14. Jamestown-Scotland Ferry experiencing issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Only one of the four ferries - the Surry, is running the route at this time. VDOT earlier reported that all ferries were down.


  15. Seven Williamsburg area nonprofits receive thousands in grant moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The grant money was awarded at the organization's award luncheon on Wednesday at the Ford's Colony Country Club. According to the organization, the grants include $6,716 in donor-advised grants, which are awarded by donors to the foundation who chose to underwrite some of the applications received this grant round.


  16. 10 arrested during Williamsburg narcotics investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Williamsburg Police Department and the Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force said Tuesday that 10 people have been arrested and charged with narcotics distribution offenses. Authorities seized drugs such as LSD, cocaine, psilocybin , opioids, amphetamines, steroids, hashish and marijuana.


  17. Anderson Cooper to interview James Comey in town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    CNN's Anderson Cooper will host a town hall with former FBI Director James Comey on April 25, the network announced Wednesday. The hour-long town hall will be taped in front of a live audience at Comey's alma mater, William & Mary, in Williamsburg, Virginia, and will air at 8 p.m. ET.


  18. First Warning Traffic - Friday bridge openings and roadwork this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Lane closures under flagger control on Yorktown Road and Jefferson Avenue at the I-64 overpasses on March 18-24, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Alternating single-lane closures I-64 in both directions between S. Military Highway and Battlefield Boulevard March 18-22 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Alternating single-lane closures in both directions on South Military Highway at I-64 March 19-23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Single-lane and turn-lane closure U.S. 60 west from Williamsburg line to Waller Mill Road March 23, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ramp closure I-95 north to Route 301 will be closed March 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A detour will be in place.


  19. York-Poquoson deputies looking for owner of dog hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Deputies from the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office are attempting to find the owner of a dog that was hit by a car. According to the sheriff's office Facebook page, the female dog was hit by a car on Penniman Road and Custis Drive early Wednesday morning.


  20. First Warning Traffic - Midtown Tunnel closures, road work and bridge openings WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    US 58 West Midtown Tunnel: Alternating lane closures in the Midtown Tunnel westbound on Wednesday, February 28 and Thursday, March 1 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. US 58 West Midtown Tunnel: Full closure in the Midtown Tunnel Westbound from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Wednesday, February 28. Motorists are advised to use the Downtown Tunnel as an alternate route.


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