Family’s discovery adds new twist in mystery disappearance of Eastern Shore woman

ACCOMACK CO., Va. (WAVY) — A recent discovery made by the family of a missing woman from the Eastern Shore has them calling for more eyes on the case. 25-year-old Alyssa Tylor was reported missing by her family on September 20, nearly a week after they last heard from her. In text messages with her…

Ex-Warwick High student’s murder trial starts Wednesday

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A former Warwick High School student’s murder trial is expected to start on Wednesday. Demari Batten is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Woodside High student Justice Dunham. The shooting happened outside Menchville High School in December 2021 after a basketball game. Batten, who was taken…

‘Triston the Warrior’: Hampton 8-year-old returns home after heart attack and transplant

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — “Triston the Warrior” is home after spending months in the hospital. At just 8 years old, Triston Lloyd had a heart attack on June 6. His dad Eric Lloyd said he was complaining of shoulder pain. His parents rushed him to the Sentara CarePlex Hospital in Hampton. “God was just in…

Teenage hit-and-run survivor: ‘I’m alive and that’s the only thing I care about’

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — How are you doing today? That was the simple question 10 On Your side posed to 17-year-old Donasia Lee on the morning of her discharge from Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. Her answer revealed a snapshot of what her mother calls a miracle. “Do you want the answer on a…

Firefighting community fundraising for captain with aggressive, rare cancer

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY)- Virginia Beach Fire Department Captain Matt Chiaverotti is a one-of-a-kind hero, according to his friends and colleagues.  “Live life at a ten, right? That’s who he is. The biggest personality in the room. Go-getter. Everything he does is 100%.  And that’s how he lives every day of his life,” said Chiaverotti’s best…

38-year-old woman stabbed in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating an overnight stabbing in Newport News. Dispatchers said they were notified of a stabbing victim arriving at a local hospital around 5:11 a.m. this morning. Click here to subscribe to WAVY’s breaking news email alert Police confirmed that a 38-year-old woman sustained multiple stab wounds that are…

Schools close, cities prepare for potential major tidal flooding Monday

8:30 A.M. UPDATE: — Floodwaters had receded significantly after high tide earlier Monday morning, down to an inch from as high as 10 inches (measured with a yardstick) at Surrey Crescent in the Larchmont area of Norfolk. High tide is expected to be even bigger around 4 p.m. Monday. HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – Three…

Blog: Tidal flooding issues as stubborn coastal storm develops

What was once Hurricane Ian has become an even more dynamic system and will continue to influence our weather over the next 48 hours (and potentially longer). The large area of low pressure is sliding over Hampton Roads Sunday night and will park itself offshore for at least Monday & Tuesday, posing problems with the…

City of Norfolk declares local state of emergency ahead of major flooding

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – The City of Norfolk declared a local state of emergency on Sunday ahead of Monday’s anticipated major flooding. According to a press release from the City of Norfolk, this allows the city to ask for state and federal resources and reimbursement if the cost of the storm reaches a certain threshold.…

Police investigate bomb threat at T.J. Maxx in Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Police are investigating a bomb threat Saturday afternoon in Suffolk. According to Suffolk Fire & Rescue, crews responded to a reported verbal threat of a bomb within the T.J. Maxx located at 6253 College Drive. Both T.J. Maxx and the adjacent business Dick’s Sporting Goods were swept and found to be…

Blog: Nicer weather for Saturday

The weather improves on Saturday with partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies expected and less wind! We saw some impressive wind gusts Friday evening. The Norfolk Airport gusted to 68 mph! Poquoson saw a gust to 73, and Knotts Island gusted to 61 mph. In James City County, the Seaford area saw winds of 51…

One dead following vehicle fire on George Washington Highway in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A person has died following a vehicle fire early Saturday morning in Chesapeake. According to police, officers and firefighters responded to a call about a vehicle on fire around 1:10 a.m. on George Washington Highway near the entrance to the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail. When they arrived on scene, the vehicle…

Weather Blog: What to expect overnight and into the weekend from Ian

Ian made landfall in South Carolina as a Category 1 Hurricane around 2:05pm this afternoon near Georgetown, SC. The rain from Ian arrived into Hampton Roads Friday morning and continues to fall Friday evening. We expect to see periods of rain overnight with rain eventually tapering off after midnight. Winds have been gusty, but they’ll…

Steeple falls off Virginia Beach church, wedged against apartment complex

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Crews are currently on the scene after a steeple blew off a church in Virginia Beach Friday evening. According to police dispatch, the steeple fell off atop the Galilee Episcopal Church on 41st Street and Pacific Avenue. 10 On Your Side’s Michelle Wolf is reporting that the steeple is currently…

Norfolk-bound Amtrak train carrying more than 100 passengers stopped after striking fallen tree on tracks

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — An Amtrak train was stopped after it hit a tree that fell on the tracks Friday evening. According to a spokesperson from Amtrak, the train was “temporarily disrupted” following the collision after the incident caused damage to the motor. The train was on its way to Norfolk from Washington D.C. and…

Blog: Ian’s remnants will bring wind, rain and high tides to Hampton Roads

Ian will bring rain and some windy conditions to our area Friday, with periods of rain and isolated flooding from the heavy rain. Tidal flooding will also be a concern. TIMING: Friday morning into Friday night IMPACTS: Several inches of rain, tidal flooding, wind gusts to 35-50 mph and the potential for isolated tornadoes WHERE: Entire region –…

Friday is Don Roberts Day in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — With Friday being Don Roberts’ last day at WAVY after 33 years, we had one more surprise up our sleeve. Newport News Mayor McKinley Price declared Friday as Don Roberts Day in Don’s beloved city. Price made the surprise announcement just before Don’s final sendoff before retirement. “What can I…

Local event cancelations and closures ahead of inclement weekend weather

SUFFOLK, VA. (WAVY) — Local leaders and organizers are canceling and delaying events set for this weekend ahead of inclement weather from the remnants of Ian. Local events In Suffolk, organizers have canceled the Suffolk Peanut Fest Parade previously scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1. The parade will not be rescheduled. Hurricane Ian: What Hampton Roads…

Blog: Ian’s impacts locally begin Friday

Ian will bring rain and some breezy conditions to our area starting Friday, with periods of rain expected through the weekend. Tidal flooding will also be a concern as we go through the weekend and even into next week. TIMING: Friday into the weekend IMPACTS: Several inches of rain, wind gusts to 35-45 mph and…

Tropical Storm Ian: Strong winds, heavy rains, storm surge still expected

……………….. TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — After barreling through southwest Florida and battering Tampa Bay with strong winds and heavy rains, Ian weakened overnight and became a tropical storm Thursday morning. The storm made landfall near Cayo Costa, Florida just after 3 p.m. Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 150…

Virginia Gov. Youngkin declares State of Emergency ahead of Ian

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin declared a State of Emergency Wednesday ahead impacts from the remnants of Hurricane Ian. The storm is expected to impact portions of Virginia starting Friday. Executive Order 22 can be viewed here. Declaring a State of Emergency allows Virginia to mobilize resources and equipment needed for response and recovery…

Norfolk City Council votes to revoke Scotty Quixx’s permit

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Longtime Norfolk restaurant Scotty Quixx no longer has its permit. In a 5-2-1 vote during a city council meeting Tuesday, Norfolk leaders have decided to revoke the restaurant’s Conditional Use Permit (CUP). Council members Danica Royster and Paul Riddick voted against the revocation while Norfolk Vice Mayor Martin Thomas abstained from…

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