Latest Newport News

A criminal probe continues into staff at a Virginia school where a 6-year-old shot a teacher

Apr. 11, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A criminal investigation into staff members at a Virginia school where a 6-year-old shot his teacher could shift to why the troubled child’s disciplinary records disappeared after the violence. A special grand jury recently concluded its probe into the...

Assistant principal ignored warnings that 6-year-old boy had gun before he shot teacher, report says

Apr. 10, 2024 18:43 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former assistant principal at a Virginia elementary school showed a “shocking” lack of response to multiple warnings that a 6-year-old had a gun in the hours before he shot his teacher, according to a grand jury report released Wednesday. “The child was...

Former assistant principal charged with child neglect in case of 6-year-old boy who shot teacher

Apr. 09, 2024 18:20 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A former assistant principal at a Virginia elementary school has been charged with felony child neglect more than a year after a 6-year-old boy brought a gun to class and shot his first-grade teacher. A special grand jury in Newport News found that Ebony...

Huntington Ingalls: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 01, 2024 07:29 AM EST

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $274 million. On a per-share basis, the Newport News, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $6.90. The results...

A man is acquitted in a 2021 fatal shooting outside a basketball game at a Virginia high school

Jan. 18, 2024 12:35 PM EST

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia jury has acquitted a man in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old outside a high school basketball game in 2021. The Newport News Circuit Court jury took about 50 minutes last week to find Demari Batten, now 20, not guilty of manslaughter in...