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Woman's house struck by gunfire in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating after a woman’s home was damaged by gunfire.

On Monday at approximately 7:42 p.m., police were sent to the 100 block of Tillerson Drive in reference to gunshots heard. 75 more words


Newport News Police: Woman spits in officer's face while being booked into jail

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A woman is accused of assaulting officers while she was being taken into custody.

On August 19 at approximately 12:17 a.m., police were sent to the Walmart in the 12400 block of Jefferson Avenue for a disorderly customer, stealing and assaulting staff. 285 more words


Newport News man pleads guilty to Hampton carjacking

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A previously convicted felon pleaded guilty Monday to his role in a violent carjacking.

Mark Anthony Johnson, 35, arrived at a convenience store on Shell Road in Hampton with two other vehicles on November 20, 2016. 183 more words


One person dead after being hit by Amtrak train in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – A woman was killed by an Amtrak train in Williamsburg on Sunday evening.

The incident occurred just before 6 p.m. on the CSX Railroad Peninsula Subdivision tracks in the area of Bypass Road and Colony Drive. 80 more words


Newport News announces interim police chief

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – City Manager Cindy Rohlf named Assistant Police Chief Michael C. Grinstead to serve as Interim Police Chief, effective September 1.

“We have been fortunate to have Chief Myers lead our exceptional police department these past 3½ years,” City Manager Cindy Rohlf said. 259 more words


Man shot during attempted robbery in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating after a man was shot in his right hip area.

The call came in Sunday at 2:15 p.m. 129 more words


Newport News Confederate monument in Denbigh under heat to relocate

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of the Virginia Unit (SCLC) is advocating for a Confederate monument in the Denbigh section of Newport News to be relocated. 232 more words