No one was home at the time of the fire; the residents had been out shopping.
Units got to the scene at 6:50 p.m. and found an HVAC unit outside the home in flames. The fire was out by 6:55 p.m.
The home was a total loss and one family pet died in the blaze.
“It was complete chaos,” said witness, Mark Schilling. “The people were just scurrying out of the mall, taking off scared.”
Now that the holiday season is over, businesses are working to determine if this year was better than the last.
Thieves don’t take holidays off, and that would include Christmas.
A vehicle fire briefly shut down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 near 4th View Street in Norfolk Monday evening.
What better way to kick off the New Year than by getting some fresh air in the great outdoors?
27-year-old Elizabeth Louise Floyd is now charged with driving under the influence and child endangering.
21-year-old Kenneth Lawrence Charles Moorman was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
An airliner that crashed with a Brazilian soccer team aboard ran out of fuel before it could land, authorities said Monday.
About a third of people answering the poll said things were worse for the country in 2016 than they had been in 2015.
The suspect, who was identified as 28-year-old Johnathan Wendell Ward, of Weldon, North Carolina, is in police custody.
The Hampton Roads Show looks back at the funniest times when comedians stopped by the show.
So if you got a gift card that is going to sit untouched, what should you do?
The Virginia State Police are investigating a non-fatal shooting involving a Louisa County Sheriff’s Deputy.
A family of four was displaced Monday morning after their home on Green Lakes Drive caught fire.
Churchgoers got profanity-laced lyrics to rap legend Tupac Shakur’s Hail Mary — instead of the common Christian prayer.
The storm also has caused widespread power outages in the Dakotas, Nebraska and western Iowa.
Typhoon Nock-Ten cut power to five entire provinces due to toppled electric posts and trees.
Reagan Lee said she spent three months writing in every page of a Bible for her boyfriend.
There was a tinge of nostalgia as Obama visited U.S. troops on Christmas for the last time, and some solemnity, too.
A gallery of mugshots and booking photos from around Hampton Roads during the month of December 2016.
Michael was lauded Monday for helping many British organizations including Macmillan Cancer Support and Childline.
Jill Stein’s bid to recount votes in Pennsylvania was in trouble even before a federal judge shot it down Dec. 12.
A pilot error or a technical fault — not terrorism — is likely to be the cause of the plane crash into the Black Sea.
Monday was expected to be a busy day on the roads as some look to head home or visit family before the new year.
There were no injuries.
Two men from Portsmouth were stabbed in the 600 block of Poplar Branch Road, Sunday evening.
Police are investigating a robbery of the 7-Eleven in the 900 block of North Battlefield Boulevard, Sunday evening.