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Police: Teen arrested after girl allegedly sexually assaulted inside Suffolk high school  WTKR News 3

SUFFOLK, Va. - A 16-year-old was arrested on Monday for charges including abduction & kidnapping, sexual battery and strangling another causing wounding.



High school student charged with sexual battery, strangulation in Suffolk  WAVY-TV

A 16-year-old high school student was arrested Monday after the teen allegedly held another student against her will and committed sexual battery earlier this ...



Police: Student accused of filming staff member without consent  WAVY-TV

A Suffolk high school student is facing charges for allegedly taking a video of a staff member without their consent.



Student charged with unlawful filming - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

An 18-year old Lakeland High School student has been arrested after allegedly filming a staff member without consent and then sharing it with other students.



Suffolk grad keeps her father's memory close as she heads to U.Va. on full scholarship  Virginian-Pilot

Tatiyahna S. Blakely, a 2018 top honors graduate and salutatorian of her Lakeland High School senior class, awaits a bright future.But she regrets that her father ...



'Madness' for Lakeland basketball, cheer - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

It was an electrifying night of basketball, cheer and school spirit in the Lakeland High School gymnasium Tuesday evening. There were competitions between ...



LHS valedictorian wants to improve medical treatments - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories on the valedictorians of Suffolk's five high schools. Watch this space the rest of the week for the other ...



Suffolk parents, alumni, unhappy over conditions of school locker rooms  WAVY-TV

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Lakeland High School alumni and parents are unhappy over the conditions caught on camera in weight and locker rooms at the school.



2018 Old School Classic set for Saturday - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Fans and alumni will be able to take a stroll down memory lane once again this weekend during the fifth annual Old School Classic at Lakeland High School.



Male mentoring program at Suffolk school aims to help students develop life goals  Virginian-Pilot

A male mentoring program developed by Assistant Principal Tina Paul at Lakeland High School offers workshops aimed at helping young men develop ...



Scholarship promotes positivity, hope for answers - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Quantez Russell's Scholarship Fund is accepting essay submissions for scholarships that will be awarded to one student at each public high school in ...



LHS hosts 'Old School Classic' - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

By Henry Luzzatto. Correspondent. Suffolk's basketball players will have a chance to relive their glory days on Saturday at the Old School Classic at Lakeland ...



Lakeland takes 3A indoor track championship - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Lakeland High School's boys' track team won the 3A East indoor regional track and field championship Wednesday at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton.



Lakeland students deliver holiday cheer - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Lakeland High School students used their precise hands and expressive faces to deliver holiday music to children that typically can't enjoy the songs. “Talking ...



Suffolk totals nine for VHSL all-state - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Suffolk players received a wealth of accolades at the state level after a strong year for football in the city. All-state honorees were finally released this week, and ...



Suffolk students share success stories at Access College Foundation event  Virginian-Pilot

Since 2003, when Access College Foundation started partnering with Suffolk Public Schools, it has helped about 3700 seniors obtain college funding totaling ...



Suffolk Education Foundation awards scholarships - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Suffolk Education Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 college scholarships. This year, the Foundation awarded $20,000 to help 14 ...



Police: Man brought gun on Suffolk school property  WAVY-TV

A young man from Portsmouth has been arrested following an investigation into social media posts of people carrying firearms on Suffolk school property.



13 science leaders graduate - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A group of industrious “guinea pigs” at Lakeland High School was recognized Wednesday as the first graduating class for the school's Project Lead the Way ...



Lakeland High student arrested for making bomb threat  wtkr.com

A Lakeland High School student was arrested Thursday afternoon for making a bomb threat.



Social media threats directed at several Virginia schools after the Fl. school shooting  WSET

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WSET) - Police are investigating threats made at several high schools in the Hampton Roads area following the Florida high school ...



LHS gets new football coach - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Lakeland High School found an ideal candidate for its head football coach position right here in Suffolk as it recently named King's Fork High School defensive ...



Local alumni basketball games set - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

King's Fork High School will host four alumni basketball games on Saturday featuring men and women from teams of Suffolk's past. King's Fork High School ...



Suffolk seniors have access to success - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Access College Foundation held its annual Suffolk Donor Recognition Luncheon Tuesday afternoon at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. The event exists to ...



Educator Vivian Covington retiring from Suffolk Public Schools after 39 years  Virginian-Pilot

When Vivian Picot Covington first applied for a teaching job in Suffolk in 1978, she thought it was "pretty neat" to meet a female principal in what was traditionally ...



Meet the top graduates in Suffolk's schools  Virginian-Pilot

A graduation tribute to the area's best and brightest.



Children with hearing impairments visit “Signing Santa” at MacArthur Center  WTKR News 3

Thanksgiving isn't until next week, but Santa is already making a stop in Norfolk.



Baker memorial scholarships given - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Lynell Oliver Baker Memorial Scholarship was awarded to three female graduates in the Suffolk Public Schools in 2017. Each girl received $2,000 paid ...



Suffolk Public Schools put focus on student mental health with new initiative  WTKR News 3

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Public Schools are tackling the issue of teen depression head-on. The school division is partnering with the Sarah Michelle Peterson ...



ACCESS College Foundation, 30 years | 2018 milestone anniversary  Virginian-Pilot

We're having a 30th anniversary celebration in October and plan to expand our high school services to full-time at Indian River High School in Chesapeake and ...



New principals named - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Suffolk School Board has appointed six new administrators, including new principals at Lakeland and King's Fork high schools and at Booker T. Washington ...



Threats made against local schools; Norfolk police arrest student in one case  13newsnow.com

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- In the wake of last week's deadly school shooting in Florida, many school districts are reporting an increase in threats made on social ...



"I was brutally attacked by white supremacists": Suffolk native says he was beaten at Charlottesville protest  Virginian-Pilot

A 20-year-old Suffolk native's story of being beaten by white supremacists during the weekend's violence in Charlottesville has gone viral after photos and ...



2017 High School Golf Preview  Virginian-Pilot

Top 5 teams in South Hampton Roads. 1. Kellam. Duo of senior Cam Barackman and Leonard Park, a junior, gives Knights a formidable one-two punch, and ...



Scholarship memorializes missing man - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Almost three years after the disappearance of her son, Joan Turner has started a scholarship fund in his name with the help of family. “Because of us not ...



New court records: Woman planned to rob, but not kill, her ex-boyfriend with new gangster boyfriend  wtkr.com

New details are coming to light about a man remembered for his big smile and energetic, upbeat personality.



Going old school - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Clint Wright is putting together a blast from the area's basketball past this Friday to help improve Lakeland High School's future on the hardwood. The Peanut ...



Nansemond-Suffolk Academy building basketball team for future success  Virginian-Pilot

It starts with the hiring of the right coach. Under former Forest Glen High School standout and NBA player coach Lamont Strothers, the team's record improved ...



"You witness a lot of death": 83-year-old Holocaust survivor shares story with Lakeland High students  Virginian-Pilot

Dana Cohen, an 83-year-old Holocaust survivor, told her story Monday to Lakeland High School students, who are likely in the last generation able to speak live ...



LHS valedictorian heads to U.Va. - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Editor's Note: This is the second in the Suffolk News-Herald's annual series of stories on the valedictorians at Suffolk's five high schools. Myra Bailey is the ...



UPDATE: One dead after slamming SUV into back of tractor trailer on Route 58  wtkr.com

Update: One person is dead after police say he ran into the back of a tractor trailer on Route 58 on Friday night. A preliminary investigation revealed that ...



Mosaic created from bottle tops - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A mosaic created by thousands of donated plastic bottle tops is driving home the message about how much plastic Americans consume and the need to recycle ...



Jury: 53 years for murderer - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

TyQuan Lewis' family would have been watching him walk across the stage at Lakeland High School next month. Instead, they watched in a courtroom Monday ...



Peace walk planned for Suffolk native beaten by racists in Charlottesville  Virginian-Pilot

A peace walk has been planned for Saturday evening in support of Deandre Harris, a 20-year-old Suffolk native who was beaten by white supremacists during ...



19-year-old arrested after videos surface of minors carrying marijuana, firearms  13newsnow.com

SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection to an investigation into a number of social media videos that show minors ...



Jones, Everson wed - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Taylor Jordan Everson and James Randall Jones were married on Sept. 23, 2017, at The Love Well Wedding Lodge, Pembroke, in the beautiful mountains of ...



Farm boy at heart - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald  Roanoke Chowan News Herald

WINTON – Advice is always better received when it comes from someone with knowledge. With that in mind, Hertford County farmers should welcome Josh ...



'He's got a gun!' - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The bullet that killed TyQuan Lewis on Aug. 1, 2010, was just one of 15 shots fired by the man he'd met up with on Walnut Street early that morning to fight, ...



Woman killed in Portsmouth dated the man charged with shooting her, family says  Virginian-Pilot

Keytondra Wilson, whom family and friends called “KeKe,” was found fatally shot about 3 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Prentis Park neighborhood, near the intersection of ...



Suffolk student arrested for bomb threat at King’s Fork High School  wtkr.com

A 20-year-old student has been arrested in connection to a bomb threat made at King's Fork High School yesterday.



She called 911, said her ex-boyfriend was following her. When Portsmouth police arrived, she was dead.  Virginian-Pilot

Just before she was killed earlier this month, Keytondra Wilson called 911 to say her ex-boyfriend pulled a gun on her and was following her, according to ...



SPS announces appointments - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Ronald Leigh, principal at Hillpoint Elementary School, is now the principal of King's Fork High School. Leigh has been a principal with Suffolk Public Schools ...



Police investigating after social media threats target local schools  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating several threats made towards local schools over the weekend. A concerned parent sent a screen shot of an Instagram ...



Suffolk man now missing two years - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Joan Turner recalls the exact time two years ago that she got word her son had been shot. Nov. 11, 2015. 9:04 p.m. A friend called and said she'd heard ...



20-year library media specialist wins 2016 City-Wide Teacher of the Year in Suffolk  wtkr.com

Suffolk Public Schools honored some pretty amazing educators this week. They crowned the 2016 City-Wide Teacher of the year and honored a few other ...



Historic Quaker congregation in Suffolk commemorated with roadside marker  Virginian-Pilot

In the woods and swamps of southern Suffolk, the Quakers thrived, largely uninterrupted for hundreds of years. It was the way they liked it. That didn't change ...



Special Olympians qualify for state competition during Suffolk swim meet  Virginian-Pilot

A few dozen special athletes converged on Suffolk May 20 not only to compete on teams but to also overcome obstacles that once seemed insurmountable to ...



Suffolk death investigation classified as homicide  wtkr.com

Suffolk police are working a death investigation following a shooting incident Wednesday afternoon.



Pruden gets new director - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The new director of The Pruden Center of Industry and Technology says he's excited by the opportunity to help give young people a head start in the workforce.



Boo Williams holiday tournament is a girls basketball festival  Virginian-Pilot

In years past, the Princess Anne girls basketball team came to the Boo Williams/Ronald Curry Christmas Tournament with its sights set on winning the event.



Church plans elaborate Easter production - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A local church is preparing for its Easter stage production this Sunday. Southside Baptist Church members will hold its Easter drama “The Resurrection of a ...



Nansemond River girls track team wins fourth consecutive state title  Virginian-Pilot

Nansemond River High School is running out of room in its gymnasium to hang championship banners. The Lady Warriors didn't help matters Feb. 27, winning ...



Eric Zivan Brown Jr. - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Eric Zivan Brown Jr., 21, affectionately known as “Chuckie,” passed away on Jan. 16, 2017. Chuckie was a 2013 graduate of Lakeland High School. He was a ...



Victim survived 2015 shooting - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Aaron L. “Poundcake” Hunter, 23, survived the first time he was shot. But unfortunately, the same didn't happen on Friday, when he was shot and killed at Wilson ...



High school JROTC cadets become airmen for the week at Langley AFB  Daily Press

About 70 high school cadets are spending the week in the Air Force Junior ROTC Summer Leadership School hosted at Langley Air Force Base. Tuesday, they ...



Served and delivered - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Friday will forever be a special day to remember for Nansemond River High School girls' tennis coach James “Shamus” Riley. It was a day made of “win,” on and ...



Police: 113 school threats, 52 arrests in Hampton Roads since Parkland shooting  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) -- Police departments across the region have investigated 113 threats at schools and arrested 52 juveniles since the Feb.



Cutting for kids at Christmas - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Local barber Herbert “Big Herb” Smith hopes to brighten the lives of as many needy Suffolk children as he can this Christmas. At Professional Touch Barber ...



Oscar Smith has only had 6 QBs since 2002. Now, the Tigers have a new guy.  Virginian-Pilot

Cam'Ron Kelly is “one of the best athletes that ever walked through the doors at Oscar Smith," according to former coach Richard Morgan.



Va. Sports Hall of Fame adds Suffolk board members - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Suffolk now has a trio of representatives on the board of directors for the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. LaTasha Colander Clark and Mike Duman ...



Travis Nathaniel Skeeter - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Travis Nathaniel Skeeter, 34, of Suffolk, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 6, 2014, near Barco, N.C.. Travis was a graduate of Lakeland High ...



Norcom girls are clicking when it matters most  Virginian-Pilot

The Greyhounds are on an eight-game winning streak and won the Conference 27 and Group 3A East Region titles during that span.



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Quakers seek historical marker - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

A church that bills itself the oldest congregation in Suffolk is well on its way to getting a historical marker approved to educate travelers about its history.



Bomb threats rarely turn up a bomb. So does law enforcement overreact?  Virginian-Pilot

"Bombers make bombs and people who make bomb threats make bomb threats, and they don't cross paths," said Steve Albrecht, a threat assessment expert.



He was 18 when he stumbled upon a Nazi death camp. Now this local WWII vet will share his story in Virginia Beach.  Virginian-Pilot

Three local residents – a WWII veteran, a former Belgian resistance soldier, and a Jewish Holocaust survivor – will share powerful first-person accounts of the ...



'Signing Santa' brings holiday joy to deaf and hard of hearing kids  WAVY-TV

The MacArthur Mall brought "Signing Santa" to it's winter wonderland on Monday.



Films featuring a World War II resistance fighter, holocaust survivor, and death camp liberator premiere Sunday  Virginian-Pilot

M. ary Sigillo BARRACO realized when she saw the *fresh* blood on the walls of her latest prison cell that she was put there to suffer. She was in the notorious ...



2010 Homicides in Hampton Roads  Daily Press

Jan. 8--Lloyd George Robinson (46, from outside the area) shot to death in condominium on Ridgewood Parkway (St. James Place condos). Three other men in ...



Photos | Children sign with Santa at MacArthur Mall  Virginian-Pilot

Children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing gathered at MacArthur Mall to see Santa and sign their Christmas list for him.



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