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Johnson, Dowtin Share A-10 Player of the Week Award After Marquee Performances

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – La Salle senior B.J. Johnson and Rhode Island sophomore Jeff Dowtin were selected as the GEICO Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Basketball Co-Players of the Week, while Davidson freshman Kellan Grady was named the league’s Rookie of the Week. The awards, announced Monday, are for games played Feb. 19-25.

Johnson averaged 26.0 points and 16.0 rebounds over two games for the Explorers, shooting 51.5 percent (17-of-33) from the floor. The forward from Philadelphia had a career week, beginning with 29 points and a career-best 23 rebounds in an overtime loss to No. 18/18 Rhode Island...

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Housing Advocates Pledge to Lower VA’s Skyrocketing Eviction Rates

The Eviction Lab placed Richmond second in the nation, with an eviction rate of 11.44 percent in 2016. (Pixabay)

RICHMOND, Va. — After a recent New York Times article revealed Richmond has one of the highest eviction rates in the country, housing advocacy groups gathered this week to figure out how to solve the problem.

The data from Princeton University’s Eviction Lab showed that half of the 10 largest cities in the U.S. with the highest eviction rates are right here in Virginia. They are not quite sure why, but a new coalition formed the Campaign to Reduce Eviction to bring down those eviction rates in Richmond, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk and Chesapeake.

Christie Marra is a staff attorney with the Virginia Poverty Law Center who’s leading the campaign.

"We are trying to look at all t...

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More than 70 storage units broken into in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating after several rental storage units were broken into Tuesday morning in Newport News.

Police were notified about the thefts from Extra Space Storage in the 800 block of J. Clyde Morris Blvd around 7:30 a.m. An investigation found 74 units that were broken into.

All of the units targeted had standard padlocks, according to detectives. Rental units with a new circular lock were not touched, police added.

Multiple items have been reported missing, and Extra Space’s owners are in the process of notifying owners.

If you have any information that could help police, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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Newport News Schools looking into student’s injuries, mother’s claims

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Latoya Tucker will never forget what her son Jaden told her when he got home from school last Thursday. He was talking about a teacher at Epes Elementary.

"(He said) ‘she grabbed me by my arm … then dragged me out of my teacher’s class into her class. She dragged me into the bathroom, threw me into the bathroom, and threw me against the wall.’"

So she took pictures of Jaden showing scratches on several parts of his body.

5 Photos Marks on Jaden Tucker allegedly made by a Newport News teacher.

The school district gave 10 On Your Side this statement late Friday afternoon:

Newport News Public Schools takes reports of staff misconduct very seriously...

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Newport News man convicted of searching for obscene pictures during federal supervision

Elmer E. Eychaner

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Newport News man was convicted Friday of attempted receipt of obscene pictures depicting the sexual abuse of children, obstruction of justice, destruction of evidence and penalties for a registered sex offender, according to the Department of Justice.

According to court records, Elmer Eychaner III, 46, was previously convicted in federal court of child pornography crimes in 2008. In June 2016, Eychaner began a period of federal supervision in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Originally, Eychaner was not allowed to have a computer, but he asked for a computer so that he could look for a better job. The probation office allowed him to have a computer that was monitored through a third-party company called RemoteCOM.

According to the Department of Just...

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Additional Information About 4204 Newport Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151

4204 Newport Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151
4204 Newport Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151
Year Taxes Land Additions Total Assessment 2017 $4,674 $139,000 + $170,720 = $309,720 2016 $4,529 $169,000 + $221,920 = $390,920 2015 $4,133 $159,000 + $211,330 = $370,330

The price and tax history data displayed is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from the local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.

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SUV flips in Newport News crash

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating a crash that happened around noon in Newport News that left one white SUV flipped and two people in the hospital.

According to officials, that crash was in the Prince Drew Road and Warwick Boulevard area of the city, and that one man in the SUV was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The other injured was a juvenile that was traveling in the black sedan involved in the crash. He also was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Newport News Police Department is still investigating the crash.

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Parker returning to Hampton Roads to head Newport News Schools

The school district announced Friday that Dr. George Parker III has been selected to take over after the retirement of Dr. Ashby Kilgore this February.

Parker, a former longtime teacher and administrator in Virginia Beach City Public Schools, has been serving as the superintendent of Caroline County Public Schools in Virginia since July 2015.

RELATED: NN School Board votes to increase teacher pay, move Huntington students

“Dr. Parker brings a wealth of experience to Newport News Public Schools having served diverse student populations in Virginia Beach and Caroline County," said School Board Chairman Gary Hunter. in a press release...

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Buckroe Pointe Apartment Townhomes Recognized for Housing Preservation and Revitalization Efforts

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Buckroe Pointe Apartment Townhomes, formerly known as Fox Hill Townhomes received the Best Housing Preservation and Revitalization Effort Virginia Housing Award for its completion of a $1.5 million renovation of the 252 apartments located in Hampton, VA.

The property is owned by Chariots Crossings, LLC and managed by Drucker + Falk, a full-service real estate and investment firm, with headquarters in Newport News, managing more than 30,000 apartments in 9 states.

Located a mile from the historic Buckroe Beach waterfront and part of the historic Fox Hill neighborhood, Buckroe Pointe Apartment Townhomes has been completely transformed...

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Newport News woman accused of driving drunk with child in car

Jasmine Vaughn

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Newport News woman was arrested and charged after police say she drove her car drunk with her child in the backseat.

On April 24 at 3:25 a.m., police responded to a crash with injuries in the area of 16th Street and Ivy Avenue. Officers located a black SUV with medics tending to the driver, 26-year-old Jasmine Vaughn.

There was also a male passenger and 2-year-old child in the backseat behind the passenger in a car seat.

Police say Vaughn smelled like alcohol and didn’t know where she was. Police gave her a sobriety test and charged her with driving while intoxicated and child abuse/neglect.

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