Woman shot, killed by police during armed standoff
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by Paxton Coley
1h ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - An armed woman was shot to death during an early-morning standoff with police. According to a release from the Newport News Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Jebs Place around 2:20 Saturday morning in reference to a person with a gun. Additional calls reported shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, police said they encountered an agitated adult female armed with a gun. They said despite several attempts to de-escalate the situation, and due to the woman's actions, an officer discharged his weapon, striking the woman. Officers said they ..read more
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Study: NN ranked best tap water in the state
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by Kenzie Finch
15h ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- Newport News was listed as having the highest quality of tap water in Virginia, according to a study done by ITAMG. The study is ranked from worst to best on the basis of travelers' experience when drinking tap water in different cities across the U.S. In 2022, Norfolk was ranked the best tap water in Virginia in a different study done by American Water Works Association. Detroit was ranked as the least drinkable among visitors to the city, although the water is safe for consumption. Seven Virginia cities came in the lower half of the rankings, meaning they were amo ..read more
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Emails: OEMS knew about NNFD death incident, but didn't open investigation
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by Aesia Toliver, Sean C. Davis
2d ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Quandrell Williams died in a hospital on Oct. 25, 2023, 10 days after being shot on a porch on the 1000 block of Garden Drive in Newport News. In April, then-Interim Fire Chief Wesley Rogers told 10 On Your Side that first responders had not followed protocol in delivering care to him. Sources close the department said that Williams had laid on the ground for at least 40 minutes before being taken to the hospital. That incident resulted in the firing of two NNFD firefighters, one of whom had been employed there for 15 years. Rogers said he notified the Office of ..read more
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Police: 7-Eleven employee accidentally shoots himself during fight in Newport News
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by Kenzie Finch
2d ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- An employee is hurt after accidentally shooting himself during an altercation in Newport News Wednesday evening, police said. At 7:11 p.m., at a 7-Eleven in the 12600 block of Nettles Drive, police responded in reference to a gunshot victim. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from a non life-threatening gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital for care. Preliminary investigations revealed that an employee at the business got in an altercation with at least one customer, police said. The altercation took place outside the business and turned physic ..read more
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Three Newport News men convicted for deadly and violent crime spree
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- Three Newport News men were convicted, by a federal judge, Tuesday for a violent and deadly crime spree that span almost a year. Court documents show that between January 2017 and November 2017, Ronzel Monte Dixie, 31, Kwaimain Shy’de Redmon, 30, and Meko Montez Brown Jr., 26, along with others were responsible a number of violent crimes including multiple murders, commercial robberies, drug robberies and stolen vehicles that involved high-speed police chases. On Oct. 16, 2017, Dixie and Redmon got into an altercation with someone at Hoss’s Deli. The two men called ..read more
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Chesapeake man sentenced for role in robberies of USPS mail carriers
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by Madie MacDonald
3d ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A Chesapeake man was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday in connection with the armed robberies of several USPS mail carriers. Court documents reveal that 22-year-old O'Sirus Charles Landres Ford was involved in the social media group "Three Keys" which conspired to steal arrow keys from USPS mail carriers. Arrow keys are used by mail carriers to unlock blue collection boxes, outdoor parcel lockers and apartment mailbox panels. According to officials, Ford was specifically warned by fellow group members while discussing how to commit the robberies to "proceed ..read more
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NNPD hosts 2nd annual Gun Violence Awareness Walk
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by KaMaria Braye
3d ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - The Newport News Police Department (NNPD) is set to host their second annual Gun Violence Awareness Walk at City Center. The event comes after two men were shot and killed in the city on Sunday in separate incidents. Man killed in Newport News shooting on Pilot House Dr. 1 dead, another hurt in double shooting in NN According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been 18 shootings in the city so far this year. 7 people were killed. The event is for anyone impacted by gun violence or those supporting anti-violence efforts. There will be a brief program followed ..read more
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Newport News police investigate fatal crash on Saunders Rd.
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by Madie MacDonald
4d ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - The Newport News Police Department is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash which occurred on Wednesday. Officers responded to the area of Saunders Road and Spring Trace Lane at 3:40 a.m. on June 5 for reports of a single-vehicle crash. Officers arrived to the scene and found 29-year-old Christopher Cooper dead at the scene. A WAVY 10 viewer sent a photo of the incident, showing an overturned car. Newport News Saunders Rd. and Spring Trace Lane fatal crash An investigation revealed the vehicle went into a ditch and then struck a driveway embankment, leading to t ..read more
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Man dead following Sunday night shooting in Newport News
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by Dana Hazzard
5d ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY)-- A man is dead following a Sunday night shooting in Newport News. According to officials, officers were called to the zero block of Pilot House Drive at 9:39 p.m. in reference to an unconscious individual. When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital for care where he succumbed his injuries at 10:11 p.m. There is no suspect information at this time. The investigation is ongoing. Earlier that evening, Newport News police investigated a double shooting that left one dead and another hurt on N ..read more
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1 dead, another hurt in double shooting in NN
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by Kenzie Finch
6d ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- One man is dead and another is hurt in Newport News on Sunday evening after a shooting, police said. Around 5:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to North Trellis Court in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, they found a man with at least one gunshot wound which appeared to be non life-threatening. Another man with a gunshot wound appeared to have life-threatening injuries. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for care. The victim with life-threatening injuries died at the hospital. Detectives are canvassing the area and Forensics is on scene. There i ..read more
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