The number of people getting shot in Newport News is skyrocketing.
For the third so far this summer, an anti-bullying, gang and gun violence forum was held in Norfolk Saturday.
The 35-member marching band walked through the streets of Norfolk sharing their message of unity.
Tom Schaad takes you to a garden in East Ocean View, which is run by a woman dedicated to keeping kids off the streets.
Local police departments are working really hard on community policing.
“A mother shouldn’t have to bury a child every other day,” Jwa’n Moore says.
“It’s about reducing crime and more importantly reducing the fear of crime in any community.”
In an area known for potential violence, the patrol is slowly changing the image.
Using the air waves find solutions to violence: that’s what one local radio station is doing to Take Back the Community.
A Portsmouth police officer is using sports to connect with neighborhood kids.
Making a difference in the community is not an easy task, but one Hampton woman hopes she can do her part to stop crime in her neighborhood.
Hundreds of teenagers are working this summer thanks to a Newport News program aimed at keeping young people off the streets.
The City of Newport News spends $1 million a year to find teenagers jobs and get them off the streets.
“Those kids that catch their first fish have their eyes light and up their world changes.”
The new nighttime program for young adults kicks off this weekend in Norfolk.