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Group holds lupus walk in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Some say it’s one of the world’s most unpredictable diseases, but Saturday, hundreds of people showed up to raise a…

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FD: Portsmouth bomb threat was fake

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A maintenance facility in Portsmouth was evacuated due to a bomb threat that officials have cleared Thursday aftern…

Sanasga Weera

Pedestrian hit, killed by police cruiser

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a 60-year-old man has died after he was struck by a Portsmouth Police cruiser Wednesday evening. Portsmo…

Trevon Boone, photo courtesy Portsmouth Police.

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…

Photo by WAVY/Larry Carney

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: Elementary student made bomb threat

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Students at Churchland Academy Elementary School were taken to another school after a threat Tuesday. Det. Misty Ho…

2014 Umoja Festival in Portsmouth. (WAVY/Kenny Becker)

Festival celebrates cultural diversity

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A celebration of cultural diversity is underway in Portsmouth. The 24th annual Umoja Festival is free and open to t…