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Newport News labels 8 city districts with new signs

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News is installing 200 new signs across the city, with the goal of helping people find their way.

The blue signs will steer you to attractions and brand the city’s eight districts.  65 more words

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Memorial Day observances in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — People in Newport News observed an annual tradition at the city’s Victory Arch Monday.

10 On Your Side stopped by the Memorial Day ceremony at 25th Street & West Avenue, downtown.  46 more words

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NNFD: 3 displaced after child started fire

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News officials say an apartment fire started Monday as a child was trying to light a candle.

Newport News Assistant Fire Chief James Barrick said crews were called to the 400 block of Savage Drive around 5 p.m. 44 more words

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93-year-old Norfolk man visits newspaper to drop off his own obituary

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Earlier this month a 93-year-old man carried his own obituary into a newspaper office in Norfolk.

James Crumbley wanted to know much it would cost to put his story in print. 82 more words

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FOX 43, Red Cross team up for annual blood drive

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) —  The American Red Cross is asking for the public’s generosity in donating blood during their Memorial Day Blood Drive.

The Red Cross tells WAVY.com the need for blood is high during the summer months. 93 more words

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Newport News community marches against murder

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – One mother’s tragedy is fueling her motivation to make a change and stop the violence on the streets of Newport News. 326 more words

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Man accused of choking Newport News officer during arrest

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A Newport News man was arrested Saturday after allegedly stealing a box truck and choking an officer.

Police say Orestes Thomas Guerra, 28, was approached by police officers in the 400 block of Oriana Road after a truck was reported stolen from Grand Rental Station on the 12500 block of Warwick Blvd. 111 more words

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