Friday, December 8, 2023

ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Aircraft carrier, barre studio, sexual assault and more

With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation.

Here are this week’s most-read stories.

Early retirement

On March 12, the Department of the Navy submitted its budget for the 2020 fiscal year which included forgoing the maintenance scheduled for the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in 2024. READ MORE.

Lawmakers debate whether Norfolk aircraft carrier should retire in 2025

Fighting lupus

When Whitney Duenas, 20, was diagnosed with lupus following a car crash in November 2016, she became heavily invested in barre fitness, specifically infrared-heated barre classes to deal with her illness. READ MORE.

Here’s how this woman used her illness to help others

Sexual assault

A woman was arrested on Monday for allegedly sexually assaulting a juvenile, police said. READ MORE. 

Second suspect arrested in juvenile sexual assault case, police say

Naked men

A Newport News man has been charged with illegally taking nude or partially nude videos of 80 men and three minors at a northern Virginia spa and posting some for sale on the internet. READ MORE.

This man took naked photos of customers inside a spa and sold them, police say

Suicide attempt

An inmate at the city jail here died in a hospital Thursday afternoon — he was found three days ago hanging in his cell and revived by jail personnel, the sheriff’s office said. READ MORE. 

Man jailed in connection with murder case tried to kill himself. He died 3 days later

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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