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Posted on: December 1, 2022

The City Council agenda for December 6 City Council meeting is now available.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

City Council actions on the November 29, 2022 formal agenda.

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

City of Norfolk Opens Grant Applications for Nonprofit Organizations

Public meeting to provide additional information

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk will hold a hybrid virtual and in-person public meeting on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall regarding Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entitlement grants and the C...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

VDH Sending Voice/Text Reminders to Virginians of Eligibility to Receive COVID-19 Bivalent Boosters

(RICHMOND, Va.) — Beginning Monday, November 28, residents aged 50+ in the Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Three Rivers, and Virginia Beach Health Districts will receive text or voice messages reminding them that they are eligible for ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

The City Council agenda for November 29 City Council meeting is now available.

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

MacArthur Memorial to Host Holiday Cards for Veterans

NORFOLK, VA - As a salute to the men and women of the Armed Forces this holiday season, the MacArthur Memorial in downtown Norfolk will host a family friendly program, Holiday Cards for Veterans, Nov. 25 to Dec. 15.

During this period, museum visi...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Plan Ahead for an Exciting Weekend

Special parking rates and road closures for Norfolk Harbor Races & Grand Illumination Parade

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is excited for the return of the Norfolk Harbor Races and Grand Illumination Parade this weekend, Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20.

Residents, visitors and businesses should expect traffic delays S...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Norfolk Ranks in Top 10 in Annual Digital Cities Survey

NORFOLK, VA – For seven consecutive years, the City of Norfolk has placed in the top 10 cities of its size in the Center for Digital Government’s (CDG) annual Digital Cities Survey.

The 22nd annual survey recognizes cities util...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

The City Council agenda for November 15 City Council meeting is now available.

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Norfolk Issues Request for Proposals

Opportunity to redevelop former John T. West School site

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk invites qualified real estate developers to submit qualifications and full proposals for consideration to redevelop the former John T. West site located in the Olde Huntersville neighborhood.

The John T....

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

City of Norfolk Offices to Close on Veterans Day

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s offices, including libraries and recreation centers will close on Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The closures include the Commissioner of the Revenue, City Treasurer and...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

A ‘Dream Court’ Comes to Ocean View

Second basketball court ribbon cutting in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities and Pepsi Stronger Together

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s Parks & Recreation Department, in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities and Pepsi Stronger Together, will open a Dream Court™ at the East Ocean View Recreation Ce...

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

City Council actions on the October 25, 2022 formal agenda.

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

The City Council agenda for October 25 City Council meeting is now available.

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

MacArthur Memorial to Host Lecture and Q&A on the Russian-Ukrainian War

NORFOLK, Va. – On Saturday, October 22, at 1:00 p.m. the MacArthur Memorial will host Ukrainian Air Force Colonel Hennadiy Kovalenko. Colonel Kovalenko will present a public lecture entitled “The Russian-Ukrainian War: Recent Developme...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Norfolk Awarded Fifth Consecutive Time for Excellence in Citizen-Centric Reporting

Award represents the City’s prioritization of strong financial management

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk received the Certification of Excellence in Citizen-Centric Reporting from the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.  

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Second Round Mini-Grant Recipients Announced Under City-Backed Anti-Violence Campaign

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Police Foundation announces its second round of grant fund recipients under a new program supporting organizations working to deter violence within the community. Fourteen local groups were chosen from more than 60 appl...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

NACC Partially Closed to Public Due to Parvo Exposure

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Animal Care Center (NACC) is partially closed to the public for 14 days following known exposure to Canine Parvovirus (CPV), a highly contagious viral disease.

At the recommendation of shelter veterinarian, Dr. Kyra...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Norfolk’s Local State of Emergency to End Tuesday, October 4

NORFOLK, VA – The local state of emergency declared by City Manager Larry “Chip” Filer, Ph.D., on Sunday, October 2, will expire on Tuesday, October 4, at 8 a.m.

All City of Norfolk offices, recreation centers and lib...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

City of Norfolk Launches Community Survey

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is launching a community satisfaction survey this month to gather resident feedback on City programs, services and quality of life. The survey is administered by ETC Institute, one of the nation&rsq...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Commonwealth v. Linwood Scott Jr. Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Nearly 30 years ago, Linwood Scott Jr. burglarized a sleeping woman’s home and raped her, but DNA evidence at the time could not assist Norfolk Police in finding a suspect. After watching a television special about retes...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Commonwealth v. Catherine L. Seals, Hank L. Smith Jr., and Robert T. Bolsinger-Hartshorn

NORFOLK, Va. – In 2018, 4-year-old Larkin Carr died in the care of his father, Hank Larkin Smith Jr., and his father’s fiancée, Catherine Louise Seals, because Ms. Seals’ teen son beat him repeatedly while the adul...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Commonwealth v. Raphael J. Cuffee Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Raphael Jamal Cuffee, a 30-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, to 18 active years in prison for shooting and killing 35-year-old Michael Carnell Perry in 2020.

On Oct. 10, 2020, Mr....

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Statement of Commonwealth's Attorney Ramin Fatehi Regarding "Operation Bold Blue Line"

Statement of Commonwealth's Attorney Ramin Fatehi Regarding "Operation Bold Blue Line"

Earlier today Governor Youngkin, Lieutenant Governor Sears, and Attorney General Miyares came to Norfolk to make a series of announcements that they c...

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

Legal Conclusion Following Officer-Involved Shooting of Barry D. Carrington

The following is contents of a letter dated Oct. 11, 2022, from the Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney to Virginia State Police Captain Timothy A. Reibel detailing Mr. Fatehi's legal conclusion following the officer-involved shooting of Bar...

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Posted on: October 10, 2022

Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney Announces Oct. 11 Press Conference

NORFOLK — On Tuesday, October 11, Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney Ramin Fatehi will announce his legal conclusions from his review of the February officer-involved shooting of Barry D. Carrington on Granby Street. Mr. Fatehi invites me...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Commonwealth v. Andre Brinkley Jr. Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Andre Brinkley Jr., a 23-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, October 7, 2022, to 29 active years in prison for his role in a 2019 shooting and robbery spree that resulted in injuries to two indi...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Commonwealth v. Robert L. Vick Jr. Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Robert Lee Vick Jr., a 24-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, September 23, 2022, to more than 12 years in prison for gunning down two men and wounding a third man following an August 2020 alter...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Commonwealth v. Avion L. Northan Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Avion Lamar Northan, a 33-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, September 23, 2022, to 20 active years in prison for ramming his SUV into the mother of his children in the MacArthur Center parking...

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Commonwealth v. Daniel L. Horne Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Daniel Lee Horne, a 27-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, to 20 active years in prison for shooting and paralyzing then-28-year-old Tyquane L. Perry in 2020.

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Commonwealth v. Joseph J. Giles

NORFOLK, Va. – Joseph John Giles, a 66-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, to 16 active years in prison for murdering 63-year-old Douglas Warf.

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Commonwealth v. Nicholas P. Bond Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Nicholas Patrick Bond, a 36-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, July 22, 2022, to five active years in prison for a burglary at a Ghent home, during which he was caught on camera by the homeowne...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

U.S. v. Kevin Andrew Staton Jr.

NORFOLK, Va. – Kevin Andrew Staton Jr., 24, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 18 months’ imprisonment with two years of supervised release to follow for firearm trafficking. Mr. Staton, of Chesapeake, engaged in the buying and selling...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Commonwealth v. Duwayne Warren Sentencing

Trigger Warning: Child Abuse Descriptions Herein

NORFOLK, Va. – Duwayne Warren, a 27-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, May 27, 2022, to 50 years in prison for murdering his infant daughter in December 2019 an...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Commonwealth v. Laurence L. Clark Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Laurence Latif Clark, a 22-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, May 20, 2022, to 18 years in prison for gunning down 38-year-old Norman Elijah James in a 7-Eleven parking lot.

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Commonwealth v. Jermaine Tucker Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Jermaine Antoine Tucker, a 36-year-old Virginia Beach man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, April 29, 2022, to serve 26 years in prison for murdering 46-year-old Thomas Lyn Christian Jr. by shooting into Mr. Chris...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Commonwealth v. Shana C. Winborne Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Shana Christine Winborne, a 34-year-old Norfolk woman, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, April 22, 2022, to 17 years in prison for stabbing and killing her husband, then-39-year-old Dwan Winborne, while she was out...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Commonwealth v. Demarcus M. Mackey Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Demarcus Malik Mackey, a 23-year-old Norfolk man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Thursday, April 14, 2022, to 40 years in prison for murdering 23-year-old Stefon T. Grimes and maliciously shooting his girlfriend, then-2...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Commonwealth v. Tahlia C. Ricks Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Tahlia Courtney Ricks, a 22-year-old Norfolk woman, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, April 1, 2022, to eight years in prison for killing Jendaya Hunter, 25, and Sateya Baker, 20, in a drunk driving crash just sout...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Commonwealth v. Ferrari A. Ferdinand Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Ferrari Aramis Ferdinand, a 30-year-old Virginia Beach man, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, April 1, 2022, to 17 years in prison for the 2019 murder of Quontrell Deon Snowden, a 31-year-old Norfolk man, at the Do...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Commonwealth v. Edgar E. Oliver Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Edgar Emmanuel Oliver, 64, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, March 18, 2022, to 30 years in prison for the 2019 stabbing death of 64-year-old Arthur Daniel Sanders Jr. who, according to the defendant who at the time was hous...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Commonwealth v. Bashirah S. Tripp Sentencing

NORFOLK, Va. – Bashirah Shamirah Tripp, a 35-year-old Portsmouth woman, was sentenced in Norfolk Circuit Court on Friday, March 11, 2022, to 18 years in prison for a 2020 aggravated malicious wounding of her husband James Irving Johnson Jr. that left him ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Online Vehicle Auction

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Towing & Recovery's next online only Vehicle Auction is Thurs., Dec. 8, at 10:30 a.m. To read the Auction Rules: www.norfolk.gov/4984/Auction-Rules. To look at the vehicle listings, obtain information, and register to bid: https://bit.ly/3AWT...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Non-profits, Apply Now!

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Accepting applications for the FY 2024 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant year and the new Program for Improving Capacity and Capability (PICC). More info: www.norfolk.gov/HUDentitlement and www.norfolk.gov/PICC. 

Deadline for both: Jan. 6,...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Grants Public Meeting

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Interested in applying for a HUD entitlement grant or the City’s new Program for Improving Capacity and Capability (PICC)? Our upcoming public meeting will provide details on the application process, eligibility, minimum thresholds for grant funding and m...

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Posted on: November 26, 2022

Aquatics Update

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The City of Norfolk’s aquatics facilities are operating under adjusted hours. Beginning Nov. 28, the following changes are in effect:

  1. The Northside Indoor Swimming Pool will be open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

  2. The Hu...

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Posted on: November 25, 2022

Holiday Cards for Veterans

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As a salute to the men and women of the Armed Forces this holiday season, the MacArthur Memorial invites museum visitors from Nov. 25 to Dec. 15 to create cards to send to veterans for the holidays. Supplies provided.

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Director of Budget and Strategic Planning

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The City of Norfolk is seeking a dynamic individual who will work to solve Norfolk’s service and financial future through innovation and strategy.

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

People First Year 3 Report & New Website

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Exciting things are going on around the Tidewater Gardens Transformation Project, including the release of People First's Year 3 Annual Report AND a brand new website where you can check out all the great work they're doing! 

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Parks & Recreation CAPRA Accreditation

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City of Norfolk Parks & Recreation Earns National Reaccreditation in Parks and Recreation 

Mark of distinction recognizes commitment to highest level of service to the community

 

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Man dies following Nicholson Street shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A man has died following a shooting on Nicholson Street that happened in late October. 

On October 22, 2022, around 9:55 p.m. police responded to the 400 block of Nicholson Street for the report of a gunshot victim. When the o...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Norfolk Police arrest commercial robbery suspect

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have charged a man in connection with three recent commercial robberies.

On November 26, 2022, around 8:20 p.m., police responded to the 7-Eleven store located at 4500 E. Princess Anne Road for the report of a commercial rob...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Detectives looking for missing Norfolk man

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 56-year-old Robert Keyser, who was last seen around 12:40 a.m. on November 29, 2022, at 49th and Hampton Blvd.  Keyser is about 5 feet 10 inches t...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Norfolk Police arrest serial ABC store burglar

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have arrested a man wanted in connection with five commercial burglaries.  

On Sunday, August 27th, around 4:00 a.m., Police responded to an alarm call at an ABC store located at 1595 International Blvd. When office...

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Posted on: November 25, 2022

Man arrested for fatal assault on E. Little Creek Road

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - A man has been arrested for an assault that left a man dead. 

On October 6, 2022, around 10:12 p.m., 62-year-old Robert R. Hodges was found in the 800 block of E. Little Creek Road suffering from physical injuries. Ho...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Detectives looking for missing teenager

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Jahneya Pulley, who was last seen on Sunday, November 20th.

Pulley is about 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing around 115 pounds with pink highlighted dreadl...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Norfolk Police need help identifying serial ABC store burglary suspects

NORFOLK, Va. – (NPD) Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance to identify suspects in connection with six ABC store burglaries.

On November 7th, 2022, around 1:15 a.m., it was reported to police that a man entered the ABC store located at 7862 Tid...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Man dies following early morning shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A man has died following a shooting that occurred this morning near Church Street and Henry Street.

On November 17, 2022, around 6:20 a.m. police responded to the 1100 block of Church Street for the report of a gunshot victim. When the...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Norfolk Police make arrest following sexual assault investigation

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – On November 15, 2022, around 8:45 a.m. officers spotted Travis D. Brown, 31, of Norfolk, in the 800 block of Leake Street and took him into custody after a short foot pursuit. 

Detectives say Brown was arrested on charges rela...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Man dies following shooting on N. Military Highway

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A man has died following a shooting that occurred in the 3500 block of N. Military Highway.

On November 6, 2022, around 2:00 a.m. police responded to the 3500 block of N Military Highway for the report of a gunshot victim. When the off...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Norfolk Police identify man killed following weekend shooting on Kincaid Avenue

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - Detectives are continuing to investigate a homicide that occurred over the weekend on Kincaid Avenue.

On November 5, 2022, around 6:45 p.m., police were dispatched to the 4600 block of Kincaid Avenue for the report of a gunshot victim....

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Norfolk Police looking for missing woman

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives need help locating missing 28-year-old Anna J. Midas who was last seen on October 23, 2022, around 8:30 p.m. in the 7800 block of Woodall Road.

Midas is approximately 5’8” and 170 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She w...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Suspect arrested in connection with homicide on E. Ocean View Avenue

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A Norfolk man has been arrested on charges stemming from a shooting that left one-person dead.

On July 9, 2022, around 11:49 p.m. Officers responded to 2701 E. Ocean View Avenue for the report of a gunshot victim. When police arrived, ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Man dies following double shooting on Duck Pond Road

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - Detectives are continuing to investigate the double shooting that has left a 21-year-old man dead.

On October 22, 2022, around 11:25 p.m., police responded to the 500 block of Duck Pond Road for the report of a gunshot victim. When off...

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