Friday, June 21, 2024

ICYMI: Clowns in Williamsburg, robbery suspect, Palace Green VIP seating and more

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read stories from the past week.

Clowns in Williamsburg

The convention started in Norfolk nearly four decades ago, eventually moving to Virginia Beach and then Williamsburg. READ MORE

Simply put: There’s going to be a bunch of clowns in Williamsburg

Armed robbery suspect

Police are looking for a 19-year-old Hampton man they believe was responsible for a series of armed robberies in James City County. READ MORE

Cops ask for help in finding man in connection with 3 armed robberies in James City County

Palace Green VIP seating

When the city of Williamsburg originally conveyed parts of the downtown area to Colonial Williamsburg in 1928, it was under the restriction that it would not be for commercial use, according to documents from the city. READ MORE

Is Colonial Williamsburg allowed to charge for VIP seating on the Palace Green? City says nope; CW says yep. So now what?

Jamestown High student

Preliminary investigation indicated she stole the medication from her grandparents’ home. READ MORE

500-plus prescription pills, pot seized from Jamestown High student


Earlier this month, Gov. Ralph Northam announced his plans to reintroduce eight bills that regulate guns. READ MORE

Localities are preparing for stricter gun regulations with proposed resolutions to become 2nd Amendment sanctuaries


John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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