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ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Top stories of 2019, veteran commissary services, DUI stats 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.

Officer-involved shooting

The Newport News Police Department on Monday identified the man killed in an officer-involved shooting last Friday as 43-year-old Henry Kistler Berry III. READ MORE.

Police identify man killed in officer-involved shooting in Newport News

Lucretia’s top 5

Looking back, the stories I found most difficult to tell were those of the people who through me sought to have a voice. Here are some stories in which I worked tirelessly to ensure their voices came through but they’re those that left a mark on me in my introduction to journalism. READ MORE.

Lucretia Cunningham: Hello, journalism

Julia’s top 5

Every person I met throughout my reporting had a story to tell and some stories affected me more than others. Below are five stories this year which I feel best reflects my job as a journalist and why I do what I do. I’ve always felt the job of a true journalist was to tell stories that matter. READ MORE.

Julia Marsigliano: The stories that made me cry

Military base services

Starting Jan. 1, veterans and primary caregivers will have access to the commissary, Military Service Exchange and Morale, Welfare and Recreation access, the US. Department of Veterans Affairs announced in a news release. READ MORE.

Veterans and caregivers can now access commissary services on military bases

DUIs on New Year’s

New Year’s Eve, and Day, can be a time for camaraderie and drinking. Sometimes, people take Ubers to avoid driving home. Others risk it and end up with a DUI on their driving record. READ MORE.

Here’s how many people got arrested for DUI on New Year’s Eve, Day on the Peninsula

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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