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Posted on: August 7, 2018

New whole life insurance option available to employees

Under the Boston Mutual Whole Life Insurance benefit, full-time employees have the option to purchase the Employee Life Option Plus (ELOP) whole life insurance up to $150,000, based on age. Employees may also insure his or her legal spouse for up to $25,0...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Strategic Plan Community Engagement Sessions

To gather feedback and support from residents, Building Better Futures is holding two Strategic Plan Community Engagement sessions and strongly encourages citizens to attend one of the two. During the sessions, residents will discuss how they are impacted...

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Posted on: March 30, 2015

Fire Department Receives Insurance Service Office's Top Rating

Newport News one of just 97 agencies in the country and 3 in Virginia with Class 1 Rating

Newport News City Manager Jim Bourey today announced that the Insurance Service Office has upgraded the Fire Department’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) ratin...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Newport News Fire Department members learn leadership skills at week-long academy

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Three Newport News Fire Department members recently attended a week-long academy that taught them valuable leadership skills.

Lt. Steven Gray and senior firefighter-medics Carlos Munoz III and Ashley Roberts were among 80 firefighting professionals from ac...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Sign up for emergency notifications with NNAlert

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NNALERT has launched for Newport News residents.  Powered by Everbridge, a nationally recognized communications platform, NNALERT is the official emergency notification system for the City.

Residents sign up and choose the emergency notifications ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Know Your Zone! Be prepared for Hurricane Season

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The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October.  Prepare now to be safe later.

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

NNPD Chief of Police to Hold Community Meetings

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Newport News Chief of Police, Steve Drew is gathering with the local community for three neighborhood meetings, one in each precinct. Please join Chief Drew and other officers to take the opportunity and share concerns, make suggestions, and ask questions...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Community Emergency Response Training Available

Application deadline Aug. 31; Classes start Sept. 11

Become a part of the Newport News Community Emergency Response Team and learn how to help your community in times of disaster. As a CERT member you will receive important training that will allow you to ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

City Holds Community Engagement Sessions On Violence Prevention Strategic Plan

Citizens encouraged to attend and provide input

Building Better Futures, the City’s youth and gang violence prevention initiative, is holding two Community Engagement sessions to gather feedback and support from residents for the development of a strategic...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

2019 ONE CITY MARATHON OFFERS NEW HALF MARATHON OPTION

Registration now open for all races

2019 marks the fifth year of the Newport News One City Marathon, and with that comes a fifth race being added to the complement of offerings – a half marathon. At the request of participants, the new event is available f...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

CITY MANAGER NAMES STEVE DREW NEXT CHIEF OF POLICE

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Newport News City Manager Cindy Rohlf today announced her selection of Steven R. “Steve” Drew for the position of Chief of Police. Drew is currently Deputy Chief of Patrol Operations and Business Services for the Richmond (Va.) Police ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

2018 Street Sweeping Schedule

The Street Maintenance Division sweeps city-maintained streets, city-wide (April to October). Signs are posted at the main entrances into subdivisions that notify citizens of the day their area will be swept

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Mayor Price's 4th Annual Play Ball Rescheduled for August 15

Due to the forecast for a high heat index and rain, Mayor Price's 4th Annual Play Ball event is rescheduled for Wednesday, August 15, 5 – 8 pm, at the South Morrison Family Education Center (741 Adams Drive).

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

NNPD Chief of Police to Hold Community Meetings

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Newport News Chief of Police, Steve Drew is gathering with the local community for three neighborhood meetings, one in each precinct. Please join Chief Drew and other officers to take the opportunity and share concerns, make suggestions, and ask questions...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

NNPD USES #9PMROUTINE TO REMIND RESIDENTS TO LOCK THEIR VEHICLES

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Vehicle theft and theft from vehicles is a national problem and Newport News is certainly not immune to this crime trend.

Therefore, the Newport News Police Department will join police departments around the nation and participate in the #9pmroutine social...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

08/16/2018 Daily Press - Weekly Wanted

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The Daily Press publishes a "Weekly Wanted" page in the paper that identifies suspects that are wanted by the Newport News and Hampton police departments.

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Less than 24 Hours After Shooting, Suspect in Custody

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On August 8, 2018 at approximately 9:40 p.m., Newport News Emergency Communications received a call for a shooting in the 300 block of Troy Drive. Upon arrival, officers located a 35-year-old female victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

SUSPECT IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING BANK ROBBERY AND BOMB THREATS

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On August 8, 2018 at 11:55 AM, Newport News Communications received an alarm activation at the Virginia Educators Credit Union, located in 800 block of Main Street. At 11:57 a.m., the call was upgraded to a robbery. Officers arrived on scene and spoke to ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

NNPD Provides Department Veterans with Special Pins Noting Military Service

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There are currently approximately 185 veterans employed by the Newport News Police Department. Within the next couple of weeks, the Department will be offering all their employees who served in the military a special pin, from their respective branch of s...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

NNPD Makes Arrest in July 23 Shooting at Local Business

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On July 23, 2018 Newport News Communications received a call regarding a shooting in the 4400 block of Jefferson Avenue (Roadside Cafe). Upon arrival, officers located a 50 year old Hampton man outside of the establishment suffering from a gunshot wound. ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Citizens’ Tips Lead to Arrest in Aqua Vista Shooting

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On July 19, 2018 at 7:06 PM, Newport News Communications received a call of a shooting in the 600 block of Aqua Vista Drive. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 25 year old Newport News man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was t...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Two Arrested in Grand Larceny Investigation

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On July 18, 2018 officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Linbrook Drive in reference to a stolen vehicle. Officers met with the complainant who stated her 2017 Dodge Durango was stolen from her residence.  Officers began investigating the in...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Suspect Arrested in February 20, 2018 Homicide

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On February 20, 2018, Newport News Police Officers were dispatched to the 800th block of Lassiter Drive in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers found Devin Qwayshon Bowles, a 24 year old Newport News man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pron...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

SUSPECT ARRESTED IN THE SHOOTING OF A 10-YEAR-OLD AND 16-YEAR-OLD

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On July 6, 2018, at 8:36 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 3600 block of Roanoke Avenue in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, they discovered a 10-year-old male victim with a non-life threatening wound to the head that was transported to a local ho...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

NNPD MAKES ARREST IN CARJACKING AND ROBBERY FROM PERSON

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On July 3, 2018 at 6:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 12000th block of Jefferson Avenue in reference to a robbery from an individual. The victim, an 18 year old Newport News man, advised a male pointed a firearm at him and forced him to drive to a...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

NNPD Makes 14 Arrests for Prostitution

On June 28 and 29, 2018, in conjunction with partnering agencies, the NNPD conducted a street level prostitution operation, focusing on the South district of the city. The operation targeted both prostitutes and solicitors.

After thorough investigations an...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Storage Unit Burglaries – Learn How to Protect Your Belongings

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There are many things to consider when choosing a self-storage unit for your belongings. In the long run, you may save yourself a lot of expense by doing a little research before choosing not only a unit but a secure way of protecting your belongings.

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2018/2019 Street Resurfacing List

The Street Maintenance Division has a goal to reconstruct and resurface a number of city streets annually, based on priority needs and funding availability.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Upcoming Electoral Board Meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the Newport News Electoral Board will be September 11, 2018

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