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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: October 10, 2018

New Waterworks Account Portal Coming Nov. 1

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To better serve its customers, Newport News Waterworks is launching a new account portal and mobile app on November 1. Both will offer top-of-the-line security, easy-to-use account management tools, and enhanced service options. Using the new e-services p...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Community Survey for Denbigh-Warwick Area Plan

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The City of Newport News is embarking on plan for the Denbigh-Warwick area, and an online community survey is now available for residents to provide input on ways to improve Denbigh-Warwick and what amenities are important to include in the plan. The goal...

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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: October 10, 2018

Human Services Seeks Community Input on Strategic Plan

The Newport News Department of Human Services is in the final stages of developing a Strategic Plan. Using information gathered from focus groups and stakeholders, they have developed recommendations on how to expand and improve the programs and services ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

WATERWORKS TO LAUNCH NEW ACCOUNT PORTAL NOV. 1

To better serve its customers, Newport News Waterworks is launching a new account portal and mobile app on November 1. Both will offer top-of-the-line security, easy-to-use account management tools, and enhanced service options. Using the new e-services p...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

State of the City Address to be Given at Chamber Event

Join Mayor McKinley L. Price and members of Newport News City Council on Tuesday, October 30 for the 2018 Newport News State of the City address, titled This Is Our Story.  During this event, Mayor Price will share the story of Newport News, whic...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ): Endview Tract Development

The Economic Development Authority of the City of Newport News, Virginia (EDA) is seeking a highly experienced design/development/build team to plan, design, build and market a premier, predominantly residential community at its 285-acre Endview tract loc...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Community Survey for the Denbigh-Warwick Area Plan

The City of Newport News is embarking on plan for the Denbigh-Warwick area. The goal is to define a long-term vision for Denbigh-Warwick that establishes an identity for the area, enhances the quality of life, stimulates economic and investment activity a...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Regional Flood Forecasting Project Wins 2018 Government Innovation Award

Hampton Roads region partnership enhances flood response 

Using technology to capture tidal information at the street-level has garnered Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Newport News a national award in innovation. The StormSense Project was recognized wi...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Labor Day Closings and Schedules

City Offices – closed Monday, September 3

Libraries – closed Monday, September 3

Garbage, recycling and bulk waste collections – all collections for the week will be delayed one day, i.e., Monday&...

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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: September 24, 2018

Community Survey for the Denbigh-Warwick Area Plan

Click the link below to access the Community Survey for the Denbigh-Warwick Area Plan online survey. 

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

New Administrative Hours for NNPD Headquarters, Effective Nov. 5

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Effective Monday, November 5, 2018, the main lobby at the Newport News Police Department Headquarters Building (9710 Jefferson Avenue) will be changing their hours of operation. Currently, the lobby is open 24 hours a day. After a thorough utilization stu...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

10/18/2018 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: October 9, 2018

19th Street Homicide Suspect in Custody

Tillery, Damontaze Montrell

On July 26, 2018, police and fire personnel were dispatched to the 600 block of 19th Street in reference to a vehicle fire. While in route, officers were notified a shooting victim was involved in the incident. Upon arrival, 31-year-old Javon Stephenson ,...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Homicide Suspect in Custody Five Days After Brutal Murder

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On August 29, at 3:59 am police were dispatched to the 100 block of Mytilene Drive in reference to gunshots fired. Upon arrival, officers checked the interior of a residence and located a female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was prono...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER ARRESTED FOR MULTIPLE SEXUAL OFFENSES

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On August 23, 2018 at 7:02 pm, Jeremy Allen Armstead, a 30-year-old Williamsburg man was arrested, without incident, and charged with: (1) Abduction: by force, intimidation or deception x4; (2) Rape: intercourse by force x5; (3) Sodomy: by force or victim...

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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 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

Mills, Domonique Marcell

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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Posted on: September 26, 2018

One City Marathon Nautical Mile Spring Training

January 24 – February 28, 2019

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

February 13, 2019

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

National Bike to School/Work Month

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

National Bike Safety Week

May 1 - 7, 2019

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

National Bike to School Day

May 8, 2019

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Posted on: October 12, 2018


2018/2019 Loose Leaf Collection Schedule

The Street Maintenance Division conducts an annual loose leaf roadside collection that begins on November 26, 2018. Residents are asked to rake leaves to the edge of the road during a specific time frame, without blocking traffic or drainage ditches, and ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018


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: October 8, 2018

November 6, 2018 General Election

Monday 10/15/2018 – Last day to register to vote for the November 6, 2018 General Election.

Absentee voting is now available at the following locations:

  • City Hall, 2400 Washington Avenue, Monday – Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
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