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  • Boy dies after accidentally shooting self; stepdad charged

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Hampton police have charged the stepfather of a 4-year-old boy who died after accidentally shooting himself. Police tell media outlets that Chris L. Palmer accidentally shot himself Thursday night with a…

  • Hampton to pay $207,000 to 42 current, past police officers

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The City of Hampton will pay more than $200,000 in back wages to 42 current and past police officers following a federal investigation into the police department’s wage practices. The Daily…

  • Probe of Connecticut serial killings leads to Virginia home

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say an investigation into the suspected serial killings of seven people has led detectives to a Virginia home where a key suspect once lived. New Britain police…

  • Va. police: Remains found in car were driver’s son

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say human remains found in a vehicle stopped on Interstate 64 in Hampton earlier this month were the driver’s biological son. The driver, 44-year-old Tonya M. Slaton of…

  • Hampton VA’s wait time to get scrutiny from special team

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A Veterans Affairs strike team will visit the Hampton VA Medical Center, where wait times for primary care patients continue to be longer than the national average. Multiple news outlets report…

  • More than 100 Hampton police officers join pay lawsuit

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — More than 100 Hampton police officers have joined a federal lawsuit against the city seeking back overtime pay. The lawsuit was filed in July 2014 by 105 police officers, including one…

  • City to pay more than $300,000 to settle federal lawsuit

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The city of Hampton will pay a hefty sum to settle a federal lawsuit. The Daily Press (http://bit.ly/1F06i8h0 ) reports the lawsuit was unsealed Tuesday, allowing participants to discuss the outcome…

  • Army seeks $23 million from state for 2 Fort Monroe parcels

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Army is seeking about $23 million from Virginia for two parcels at Fort Monroe. Under a proposed deal, the state would spend that amount on infrastructure projects near Army…

  • Teen charged with bringing gun to regional school in Hampton

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy faces charges of bringing a gun to a regional school in Hampton. Hampton police say administrators at New Horizons Regional Education Center detained the student after a faculty…

  • Death prompts changes at Hampton VA hospital

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A patient’s death has prompted policy changes at the Hampton VA Medical Center. The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General recommended the changes to the hospital’s education and training…

  • Air Force to conduct night flying training in Va.

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The Air Force says it will conduct night flying exercises in southeastern Virginia. The Air Force says planes from the 1st Fighter Wing and the 192nd Fighter Wing will conduct the…

  • 2 plead guilty after baseballs tossed into prison

    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman and a Virginia man have pleaded guilty of placing marijuana and other contraband into baseballs tossed over the fence of a south Georgia prison. The Florida Times-Union reports…

  • Freon leak prompts evacuation of Hampton hotel

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A hotel in Hampton was evacuated after a freon leak from an air-conditioning unit. Hampton fire Capt. Jeffrey Pereira tells WAVY-TV (http://bit.ly/1o28hhd) that fire crews responded to the four-story Savannah Suites…