Wednesday, November 29, 2023

ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Police surveillance, drug testing, antique store 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.

Surveillance cams

The Hampton Police department recently implemented Blue View, a program which allows businesses to share live security footage with law enforcement. So far, they are the only locality in the Peninsula to do so. READ MORE.

This police department implements a surveillance program, others do not

Drug use

At the College of William & Mary and Christopher Newport University, each school has different drug policies regarding the student population ––– including student-athletes. READ MORE.

Here’s how W&M and CNU handle drug testing student-athletes

Salvage shop

Jaylen Wilson started “antiquing” with his mother when he was 12 years old and together they would travel throughout Virginia looking for antique pieces to refurbish. He loved it so much he opened up an antique shop of his own a year later: Salvage Boyz. READ MORE.

This antique store is run by a 13-year-old

Deadly crash

The Virginia State Police has identified the motorcyclist who died following a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon as Gary Wade Massey, 63, of the 1300 block of Big Bethel Road, Hampton. READ MORE.

UPDATED: Crash in York County kills Hampton man

College closes

Stratford University plans to close three of its college campuses in Southeast Virginia.The three campuses in Newport News, Virginia Beach and Glen Allen will continue to teach two more terms before closing in mid-October, Brand said. READ MORE. 

Stratford University to close campuses in Virginia Beach, Newport News

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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