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Teen shoots self in heel

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News Police say a teenager made up the story about a man shooting him last week. Around 8:40 p.m. May 28,…

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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…

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VBFD: Suspicious device was an accident

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a suspicious device reported in Virginia Beach Wednesday evening was a total accident. Amy Valdez wi…

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Men steal $3,000 in cigarettes

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Detectives are trying to identify two men who stole more than $3,000 worth of cigarettes from a Virginia Beach …

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Men attacked by stray cat in Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Two people were treated at a local hospital after they were attacked by a cat on the same Suffolk street. The first vi…

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…

American poet and writer Maya Angelou shown in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 15, 1992. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

Photos: Remembering Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and th…

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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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Save with a ‘staycation’

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – With Memorial Day weekend behind us, it is that time of the year when summer vacations officially start and everyon…

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Live Audience: Eggleston Services OK5K

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – The Hampton Roads Show live audience was Eggleston Services, and they told us about their upcoming OK5K Run. Paul A…

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Stroke Awareness Month

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY ) – Two million brain cells die every minute during a stroke increasing the risk of permanent brain damage, disability…