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Hampton mother wants answers about daughter’s school assault  WTKR News 3

A local woman says her 15-year-old daughter was brutally attacked by a male student at Hampton High School, and despite efforts, she's not getting any ...

Boy's attack on girlfriend at Hampton school caught on camera; Mother demands answers  WAVY-TV

A Hampton mother is demanding answers after she says her daughter's boyfriend attacked the girl at school on Monday, all caught on school cameras.

Hampton High School hires former ODU, VCU coach as Athletic Director  WTKR News 3

Richard Fortune leaves NCAA women's basketball coaching ranks to take over as A.D. at Hampton High.

UVa football: Last win over Virginia Tech at Lane has become a distant memory  Roanoke Times

Twenty years after Ahmad Hawkins caught the winning touchdown pass in Virginia's 36-32 most recent football victory at Virginia Tech's Lane Stadium, he'd be ...

Doug Pederson defends Eagles new medical staff  247Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles have a new medical staff, but this group is under more scrutiny then the previous one. Just look at the saga of Carson Wentz this week.

Danny Mitchell steps down as Hampton High's interim football coach and Kenny Gilliam steps in  Daily Press

Danny Mitchell has stepped down as the interim head football coach at Hampton High, a position he had held for about a month, according to administration at ...

Hampton High school football players play to remember friend, teammate WVEC

A group of Hampton high school football players came together on Memorial Day to remember a teammate who was killed earlier this month.

Bethel High School Mega reunion 2018  Daily Press

50 years after its first entering class, the Bethel High School is celebrating a half a century of high and lows, accomplishments and challenges with a week long ...

Hampton High School helps student stay on track after spinal surgery  Daily Press

About two weeks after surgery to fix her tethered spinal cord, 17-year-old Adanna Dube began receiving homebound instruction.

Police: Hampton High threat not credible

Police were alerted to the possible threat on Wednesday, and shortly after the investigation began, detectives determined the threat was not credible.

'Shining stars' make up Hampton High Class of 2018  Daily Press

Hampton High School salutatorian Melinda Nelson likened the Class of 2018 to the universe, ever expanding and contracting, its stars moving apart or closer to ...

Phoebus football prepared for one final push towards state title  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. - History shows that Phoebus football has a prestigious program. In seven state championship appearances, the Phantoms have never lost in ...

Martha Stack Sim, 88, known for her zest for life and irrepressible determination  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Martha Stack Sim, 88, passed away peacefully at home on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Martha was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Elizabeth City and was ...

Hampton students pick career pathways from ship design to culinary arts  Daily Press

The pathways fall under 16 small learning communities collectively known as the Academies of Hampton, the effort to transform the city's four high schools using ...

Hampton City Schools hires slate of leaders  Daily Press

The Hampton School Board hired a slate of new leaders for the division during a meeting Wednesday night.

Foundation visits local Virginia schools, using “Choice Bus” to change students lives  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – The Mattie C. Stewart Foundation will be in Hampton Roads this week at local schools to help spread the importance of education to ...

Former NBA top pick Joe Smith headlines 2018 Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame class  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - The ninth induction class for the Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame features a NBA No. 1 draft pick, an Olympic sprinter and more. The ninth ...

Peninsula-area students, guardians: Here are new names, dates you need to know for first day of school  Daily Press

School starts Tuesday for thousands of students across Virginia, and with that comes new faces in school offices and other changes. Here's what you need to ...

Commonwealth constant: Virginia Tech tops Virginia for 15th straight time  WTKR News 3

BLACKSBURG, Va. - It's a Commonwealth Cup carbon copy. For the 15th straight year, Virginia Tech tops its rival, UVA (7-and-5), in the Commonwealth Cup ...

Hampton freshmen commit to graduate in 2021  Daily Press

Members of the inaugural Academies of Hampton freshmen cohort committed to graduate in 2021 with the skills they need to continue after high school during a ...

Hampton superintendent proposes 2 percent raises, dozens of cut positions in FY19 budget  Daily Press

Despite the inclusion of 2 percent raises for almost all full- and part-time staff, dozens of positions would be eliminated in Superintendent Jeffery Smith's ...

Father of Charlotte AAU basketball player who died: 'I'm devastated, man'  The Herald

James Hampton, the AAU player from Nike's Team United who died suddenly Saturday after collapsing on the basketball court, is remembered by his father and ...

Hampton School Board passes budget with cuts, 2 percent raises  Daily Press

The Hampton School Board unanimously approved a $202.1 million budget for fiscal year 2019 at its meeting Wednesday night.

Gloucester football beats Hampton for the first time, now playoff bound WVEC

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WVEC) — The Gloucester High School football team made a statement Monday night. The Dukes beat Hampton High School 16-13 on a ...

Hampton School Board candidates address teens' concerns at forum  Daily Press

The four candidates for three Hampton School Board seats made their pitches to the youth of the city during a forum Monday night.

Tyrod Taylor reps Hampton T-shirts before starting training camp  WTKR News 3

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Tyrod Taylor certainly hasn't forgotten where he came from, which was evident in his “Hampton vs. Everybody” T-shirt that he wore to start ...

Hampton mayor stresses partnerships with others in 'state of city' address  Daily Press

The best of Hampton comes from forging strong partnerships with businesses, with the schools and with residents. That was the message Mayor Donnie Tuck ...

Peace rally being held at Hampton High School  WAVY-TV

A celebration of Peace Week at Hampton High School is culminating in a peace rally Friday afternoon.

16-year-old moped driver dies after Hampton four-vehicle crash  WTKR News 3

A 16-year-old boy has died after a fatal four-vehicle crash in the area of W. Pembroke Avenue and Powhatan Parkway Monday night.

The Locker Room Show | September 21  WTKR News 3

In a Friday Football Frenzy edition of the Locker Room show, Wink and Mitch feature nine high school football games from around Hampton Roads.

‘He was an inspiration’: 19-year-old local star remembered following on-court collapse  The Washington Post

James Hampton, a 19-year-old basketball player from Washington, D.C. with an infectious smile and contagious laugh, did everything right, according to the ...

Teen killed after moped rear-ended in Hampton identified WVEC

16-year-old Daquan Robinson died when his moped was rear-ended by a pickup truck at a stoplight in Hampton, then crashed into two other cars.

Hampton’s Dazz Newsome named ACC football Specialist of the Week  WTKR News 3

Former Hampton High School standout recognized by ACC after scoring first two touchdowns of his college career.

1 teen killed, another hospitalized in 4-vehicle crash involving moped in Hampton  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- A 16-year-old is dead and another is now in stable condition after their moped was involved in a four-vehicle crash in Hampton.

Hampton council race draws 8 to vie for 3 seats  Daily Press

The Hampton City Council race has eight candidates — the largest pool in a decade — who will vie for three at-large seats when voters go the polls Tuesday, ...

Hampton changes involve remaking its four high schools into career academies  Daily Press

When school starts Sept. 5, Hampton teenagers will enter newly revamped freshman classes that will ask them to start making decisions that could impact the ...

Vigil honors 16-year-old killed in moped crash  WTKR News 3

One day after Daquan Robinson lost his life on his moped, the 16-year-old's family and friends filled a basketball court outside the Y.H. Thomas Community ...

Former Hampton High quarterback killed in shooting  Daily Press

A man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Hampton KFC and Taco Bell late Wednesday night, police said. Officers and medics responded to the restaurant ...

Hampton City Schools takes next step in high school transformation  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools was officially given the stamp of approval Thursday night on its ongoing transformation of its high schools.

Eight vie for 3 seats in Hampton City Council race  Daily Press

Two City Council incumbents will defend their seats in a packed race of eight candidates overall vying for three at-large seats on the Hampton City Council for ...

Hampton turns to Hampton Roads Transit to provide transportation option  Daily Press

One of the biggest speed bumps in the ongoing transformation of Hampton's high schools into academies focused on career and college pathways is how to ...

Hampton Band to march in NATO festival  Tribune-Review

The Hampton band will be marching for a second time at the Norfolk NATO Festival 65th Annual Parade of Nations on April 28, in Norfolk, Va. The festival is part ...

Brawl breaks out at high school graduation in Hampton

One witness tells 13News Now this was the graduation for Phoebus High School. She says after the ceremony, several fights broke out in the parking lot.

Man learns his fate in Hampton courtroom for brutal murder of woman 37 years ago

A man will serve 40 years behind bars for the murder of woman in 1981, according to the Hampton prosecutor.

Public discussion limited before Hampton School Board renamed Davis Middle  Daily Press

The Hampton School Board voted to rename Jefferson Davis Middle School last month after little group public or private discussion.

Hampton removes Robert E. Lee's name from campus  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools late Tuesday afternoon announced the decision to remove the name of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from an alternative learning ...

Tyrod Taylor to appear at Newport News event  WTKR News 3

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Hampton native and Cleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor is making his way back home.

Officials: Revamping high schools the right path for Hampton  Daily Press

The Bethel High School principal, headset covering his ears, was trying to negotiate with a man holding a group of men and women hostages in the room next ...

Former Hampton special education teacher accused of taking indecent liberties with student

Hampton, Va. - A former educator at Hampton High School has been charged after officials say she took indecent liberties with a student. Samantha Quinn, a ...

More than 50 years into coaching football at Hampton High, Mike Smith still gets excited on opening day of practice  Daily Press

HAMPTON — The football practice field behind Hampton High bears nary a sign of the historic success Mike Smith has enjoyed in 44 seasons as the Crabbers' ...

For the NFL, Hampton Roads has been a pipeline for top-tier talent  The Undefeated

HAMPTON, Virginia — It'd clearly been a while since Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin had seen those red-white-and-blue Patriots jerseys. No, not the ...

Hampton High School Student Wins Gates Millennium Scholarship

Hampton High School student TyKhari Rawlings juggles a 3.7 GPA, part-time jobs, extracurricular activities and church. Now the 17-year-old's years of hard ...

Employee charged with threatening to blow up Hampton High School

A Hampton City Schools employee has been arrested after posting a bomb threat to Hampton High School on social media.

More Peninsula-area schools earn accreditation this year  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools had more schools accredited this year than it's had in the last three years and all five of Newport News high schools were fully accredited ...

Crabber greats turn out to celebrate Hampton football's 800th win  Daily Press

Red and white ruled at the Hampton Coliseum on Saturday night as current, former and honorary Crabbers came together to celebrate the Hampton High ...

Carter County Director of Schools Kevin Ward announces retirement  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Carter County, Tennessee Director of Schools Kevin Ward tells News Channel 11 he announced his retirement at the school ...

UNC receiver Dazz Newsome Tar Heels' most explosive weapon  The Herald-Sun

After converting from defensive back to receiver, UNC's Dazz Newsome, at 5-11, 185 pounds, has steadily improved. In the last two games, Newsome has ...

Hampton’s Jovonn Quillen to wear No. 25 jersey for Hokies against ODU  WTKR News 3

BLACKSBURG, Va. ( – Head coach Justin Fuente announced Thursday that defensive back Jovonn Quillen will wear Frank Beamer's No.

Hampton Roads Educators' Credit Union will honor teachers this month  Virginian-Pilot

A variety of giveaways, a special loan and other goodies will be offered to members as a way to honor and celebrate the work they do.

Candidate Profile: Matt Waters  WAVY-TV

Name: Matt Waters. Party: Libertarian. Biography: Matt Waters was born in Newport News and graduated from Hampton High School. He completed his ...

Football star Eric Hunter killed outside Hampton fast food restaurant

HAMPTON, Va. -- Eric Wardell Hunter, who led Hampton High School to a 1988 state football title, was killed Wednesday less than five miles from the high ...

Hampton High School student accused of making bomb threat

An 18-year-old Hampton High School student has been arrested and charged after police say a bomb threat was made to the school on Thursday morning.

Peninsula-area students participate in National School Walkout  Daily Press

Thousands of elementary, middle and high school students across the Peninsula area left their classrooms and congregated for 17 minutes Wednesday morning ...

Hard work defined Fred Hamilton's 46 years as Hampton track coach  Daily Press

HAMPTON — Former Hampton track coach Fred Hamilton was adamant as he sat in the bleachers at the Boo Williams Sportsplex on Jan. 28: He was not going ...

Week 11 high school football predictions | High Schools  Roanoke Times

Rain is in the Friday forecast. Again. So what else is new? Well, a few things so far in the 2018 football season. We've seen VHSL varsity games played this year ...

Man sentenced to 9 years for trying to murder rival gang member  WAVY-TV

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) -- A Newport News man was sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in planning and attempting to murder a rival gang ...

Walter Brower steps down as Hampton's basketball head coach  Daily Press

Hampton High School boys basketball coach Walter Brower is stepping down, Hampton City Schools announced in a statement Thursday morning. Brower will ...

Man sentenced to eight years for 21 pit bulls found dead in Hampton home  Daily Press

A 59-year-old Hampton man was sentenced Wednesday to just over eight years behind bars in a case in which 21 pit bulls were found dead — and rotting — in ...

Hampton to use laptops rather than tablets for some students  Daily Press

Lightweight laptop computers might be a better device for many high school students than tablets, school administrators told the Hampton School Board meeting ...

Toddler who lost mother to gunfire in Newport News also lost father in 2016  Daily Press

A young toddler who lost her mother to gun violence Thursday also lost her father to gunfire in 2016.

Take a look at how Hampton Roads represented in the past 49 Super Bowls!

The Super Bowl High School Honor Roll celebrates the high schools and communities that have contributed to Super Bowl history.

Hampton's Dru Owens signs with Lees McRae basketball program  WJHL

Owens also played for the Hampton baseball team.

Kevin Ward enters last year with Carter County School System  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Carter County Director of Schools Kevin Ward will be joining the county's senior classes this year. Like the seniors, he expects this to be a ...

Hampton General District Court judge dies unexpectedly  Daily Press

A sitting Hampton General District Court judge died unexpectedly Monday following complications from open-heart surgery, with many in the city's legal ...

Judge seals settlement over sexual assault at high school in Hampton  Daily Press

HAMPTON — The Hampton school system has settled a lawsuit brought by the family of a special needs student who contended she was sexually assaulted at ...

Thieves break in, steal computers from John Tyler Elementary School  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are reviewing surveillance video from John Tyler Elementary School, after they say a thief or group of people busted into the ...

Phoebus names basketball court after Hampton native Boo Williams

The former Phoebus basketball standout and AAU pioneer had his jersey retired as well.

ODU freshman Marquis Godwin vowed to "be ready" when his chance came  Virginian-Pilot

Freshman Marquis Godwin has scored in double figures in two of the last four games as his role has slowly grown.

AFA Announces National Teacher of the Year  Air Force Magazine

Arlington, Va. – The Air Force Association (AFA) is thrilled to announce that Beth Leavitt of Wade Hampton High School, Greenville, SC, has been named the ...

Michael Vick vouches for fellow Hokie, 757 native Tyrod Taylor  WTKR News 3

NEW YORK - It's been nearly two decades since Michael Vick last threw a pass or ran for a first down in a Virginia Tech uniform. However, Thursday - Vick, the ...

On Father's Day, former Hampton Mayor Jimmy Eason reflects on accomplishments  Daily Press

Former mayor of Hampton Jimmy Eason recalls his career and developing downtown.

SAT score averages vary widely across Hampton Roads  Daily Press

NEWPORT NEWS — A comparison of the average SAT scores at local area high schools show wide variations throughout the region, with suburban schools ...

Peninsula school administration shake-ups continue  Daily Press

With the new school year technically underway as of July 1, administrative changes at every level are taking effect. Here are the latest appointments and ...

More Va. schools benefiting from clean renewable energy  WTOP

Dominion Energy's “Solar for Students” program has expanded to more schools, including Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Virginia.

Hampton professor, pageant winner to compete on 'Survivor'  Daily Press

Desiree Williams, Hampton University professor and last year's Miss Virginia USA, has been identified as one of 18 cast members who will compete in the ...

5 Peninsula places to get your 'Hidden Figures' fix  Daily Press

Check out these five locations on The Peninsula to celebrate "Hidden Figures."

Five accused of trespassing at Hampton High, having guns in vehicle  Daily Press

Hampton police arrested four men and a teen accused of trespassing into the cafeteria at Hampton High School and having guns in their vehicle on school ...

Singer, rapper Big Baby D.R.A.M. of Hampton proud to represent the 757  Daily Press

Since "Broccoli" hit the airwaves in April and rose to No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, Hampton native D.R.A.M. has gained recognition across the nation ...

High school notebook: Serbay gets the band back together at James Monroe

When James Monroe won the Group AA, Division 3 state title in 2008, the Yellow Jackets had a deep and talented group of assistant coaches that allowed ...

Going into his 40th season, Mike Smith is still the King of Queen Street  Daily Press

Smith has won 408 games during the previous 39 years. He'll turn 70 next year, but says he has no plans to retire.

Top 11 teams with the most Virginia high school football state titles all-time  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - The Hampton High School football program has won 16 state titles since 1920, leading all schools in Virginia.

Parents line up to pick up their children, following small fire  WAVY-TV

Jones Magnet Middle School in Hampton was evacuated Thursday morning because of a fire in one of the restrooms.

Hampton High employee charged with assault after incident with student

A 40-year-old Suffolk man employed at Hampton High School has been charged with assault for an incident at the school involving a 17-year-old female student ...

Carter County School Board salutes students who did not attend board meeting  Johnson City Press (subscription)

HAMPTON — Thursday night was awards and recognition night for the Carter County School Board in a meeting held in the gymnasium of Hampton Elementary ...

Carter County heroes to be honored by bridge dedications this weekend  Johnson City Press (subscription)

HAMPTON — Carter County has made a tradition of remembering some of its most heroic and distinguished citizens by naming bridges after them.

Video: DC Police on suspicious devices  WAVY-TV

Washington, DC police talk about the devices sent to former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Police Chief Peter Newsham ...

Hampton's top prosecutor declines inquiry into removal of teacher  Daily Press

HAMPTON — Commonwealth's Attorney Anton Bell is declining a request by a civil rights group to investigate the termination of a Hampton teacher.

Bills agree to trade Tyrod Taylor to Cleveland  WAVY-TV

Associated Press - CLEVELAND (AP) -- Two people familiar with the trade say the Cleveland Browns have agreed to acquire quarterback Tyrod Taylor from the ...

Virginia adopts computer science standards for K-12  Daily Press

The Virginia Board of Education voted last month to become the first state to adopt mandatory computer science standards for all students.

From spectator to spectacle: Hampton native Tyrod Taylor to make NFL postseason debut  WTKR News 3

After three trips to postseason as backup QB, the former Virginia Tech standout finally earns a taste of postseason.

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