A fire sparked in an apartment in the 300 block of Hickory Point Road in Newport News, Va. on May 28, 2014. (WAVY/Aaron Kurtz)

Apartment fire sparks in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Newport News fire crews were called to a fire at the Hickory Point Apartments Wednesday afternoon. Battalion Chie…

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Minister accused of raping underage girl

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A local minister was arrested and charged with rape involving a victim he mentored. Det. Misty Holley with the Port…

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Cheryl Tan announces departure from WAVY

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – After 10 years at WAVY-TV, Cheryl Tan has announced her departure. Cheryl’s last day at WAVY will be Friday, May 30…

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 12, 2010, file photo, a man looks out over the Chesapeake Bay, with the Bay Bridge in the background, at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. A federal court is deciding whether the Obama administration's plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed oversteps legal bounds, an election-year appeal by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S environmental policy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Kaine, Warner announce bay designation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Chesapeake Bay watershed is among eight areas in the nation being designated critical conservation areas. U.S. Sens…

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Man suffers neck injury in shooting

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Portsmouth Police are searching for suspects after a man was shot early Wednesday morning. Det. Misty Holley with t…

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PD: Student brought BB gun to school

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk police say a student brought a BB gun to a local middle school Monday. The school resource officer at John F. …

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Burn smell closes E. Washington St.

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A bad smell caused crews to close East Washington Street Tuesday afternoon. Tim Kelly with the city of Suffolk said Ea…