VA Woman ‘Terrie Wilkins’ Arrested DUI Crash That Injured VA State Trooper K.S. Kerr

NORFOLK, VA. (THECOUNT) — Terrie Lynn Wilkins has been identified as the suspect arrested after an I-64 DUI crash injured a Virginia State Police officer who was conducting a routine traffic stop, according to reports.

Reports say, Trooper K.S. Kerr was conducting a routine traffic stop on a 2006 Land Rover for speeding on I-64, east of Ballentine Boulevard, when Wilkins’ Cadillac exited the roadway and struck the officer and another vehicle Wednesday night.

According to Virginia State Police Communications, the call came in at around 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday regarding a trooper requesting EMS during a traffic stop. After speaking to the driver, the trooper was inside his vehicle, positioned on the right shoulder with emergency lights activated, to fill out paperwork when a 2009 Cadillac ran off the roadway and struck the trooper’s vehicle and the Rover, reports WAVY on Thursday.

Wilkins suffered minor injuries and was sent to Norfolk General. She was later taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, reckless driving, and failure to maintain proper control of a vehicle.

The driver of the Land Rover did not suffer injuries during the incident.

Trooper K.S. Kerr was transported to Norfolk General Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

According to public records, Wilkins is the owner of “Totally Beautiful,” A beauty supply store located in the Virginia area.

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Four Dead In Fiery Single-Vehicle Crash At VA Norfolk International Airport Early Saturday

NORFOLK, VA. (THECOUNT) — Four people were killed in a single-vehicle Saturday morning at the Norfolk International Airport in Virginia, after exiting the roadway, according to reports.

A vehicle crash near Norview Avenue in Norfolk left four people dead after a vehicle heading toward the departures area of the airport crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then collided with a tree and caught fire.

Police received the call around 1 a.m. in the 2200 block of Norview Avenue, according to 13NewsNow.

Earlier police said three people were pronounced dead at the scene. Later, police updated the fatality number to four people.

Police are still attempting to positively identify the victims.

Norfolk Police Dept via Twitter:

“@NorfolkPD #NorfolkPD investigators provide an update and confirm 4 people have died after a car crashed into a tree and caught fire early Saturday morning at Norfolk International Airport.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly crash should contact police at 911 immediately.

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Geo quick facts: Norfolk is a waterfront city in southeastern Virginia. It’s home to Naval Station Norfolk, a massive naval base on Chesapeake Bay. Nauticus is a maritime museum that features the Battleship Wisconsin, a huge WWII warship. The Chrysler Museum of Art showcases a vast collection of glass art, plus European and American paintings and sculpture. The riverside Virginia Zoo is home to bears, birds, lions and farm animals. Virginia, a southeastern U.S. state, stretches from the Chesapeake Bay to the Appalachian Mountains, with a long Atlantic coastline. It’s one of the 13 original colonies, with historic landmarks including Monticello, founding father Thomas Jefferson’s iconic Charlottesville plantation. The Jamestown Settlement and Colonial Williamsburg are living-history museums reenacting Colonial and Revolutionary-era life – wikipedia.

VA Woman Alexis Allen ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Norfolk Fatal Triple-Shooting

NORFOLK, VA. (THECOUNT) — Alexis Allen has been identified as the victim in a fatal triple-shooting in Norfolk on Wednesday morning, according to officials.

Allen, 21, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound after three people were struck by gunfire early Wednesday morning.

Officers found Allen deceased in the 2200 block of Maltby Avenue after police responded to a report of shots fired after 12 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Police also found a man who’d been shot. Medics took him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Officers expected him to survive, reports 13NewsNow.

Shortly after that, another man walked into an area hospital suffering from gunshot injuries he received on Maltby Avenue.

Officers later said his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Norfolk Police Dept via Twitter:

“@NorfolkPD: #NPDNews. #NorfolkPD are on scene of a triple shooting in the 2200 block of Maltby Ave. 2 women and 1 man were transported to SNGH. One woman has life threatening injuries. Call received around 12:00 a.m. More info to follow when available. #SubmitATip”

By mid-morning, policed said they arrested two people in connection to Allen’s death.

At least a dozen bullets were fired in the deadly shooting.

Detectives have not released the motive or circumstances surrounding the deadly shooting. Police ask anyone with information about it to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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Geo quick facts: Norfolk is a waterfront city in southeastern Virginia. It’s home to Naval Station Norfolk, a massive naval base on Chesapeake Bay. Nauticus is a maritime museum that features the Battleship Wisconsin, a huge WWII warship. The Chrysler Museum of Art showcases a vast collection of glass art, plus European and American paintings and sculpture. The riverside Virginia Zoo is home to bears, birds, lions and farm animals – wikipedia.

Body Of Missing VA Man ‘John E. Cash’ Pulled From Norfolk Lafayette River Tuesday

NORFOLK, VA. (THECOUNT) — The body of missing Virginia man, John E. Cash, was discovered floating in the Lafayette River in Norfolk on Tuesday.

Cash, 25, was identified as the body pulled from the Lafayette River in Norfolk on Tuesday, according to officials.

No foul play is suspected, reports WAVY.

Norfolk Police announced the sad news in a Wednesday morning press release.

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Geo quick facts: Norfolk is a waterfront city in southeastern Virginia. It’s home to Naval Station Norfolk, a massive naval base on Chesapeake Bay. Nauticus is a maritime museum that features the Battleship Wisconsin, a huge WWII warship. The Chrysler Museum of Art showcases a vast collection of glass art, plus European and American paintings and sculpture. The riverside Virginia Zoo is home to bears, birds, lions and farm animals – wikipedia.

2007 American Idol Finalist Busted In Massive Norfolk VA Drug Bust “Coke Heroin Fentanyl”

NORFOLK, VA. (THECOUNT) — Antonella Barba, a former contestant on talent search series, American Idol, has been arrested and charged with dealing heroin, cocaine and fentanyl in Norfolk, Virginia.

Barba, 32, was hit with federal drug charges Monday morning as the Office of the Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney dropped state drug dealing charges against her, app reported Tuesday.

Her attorney, James Broccoletti of Norfolk, said he could not comment on the charges since he had not yet seen the indictment. The federal courts have yet to post the charges through its electronic document service.

Barba is a native of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, and performed on “American Idol” in 2007 reaching the final 16.

Barba is scheduled for a first appearance in U.S. District Court in Norfolk in the afternoon. A detention hearing will likely be scheduled for Friday, reports app.

Barba was arrested about 11:30 a.m. Oct. 11 on the 500 block of Duke Street, a residential and business area also housing the Scope Arena, and charged with one count of possession of more than 100 grams of heroin with intent to distribute.

She is facing up to 40 years in prison.

The 2007 season of American Idol earned its second-highest ratings during its run on Fox and was one of the most successful television programs of all time, according to a prior Press report.

Quick geo fact: Norfolk is a waterfront city in southeastern Virginia. It’s home to Naval Station Norfolk, a massive naval base on Chesapeake Bay. Nauticus is a maritime museum that features the Battleship Wisconsin, a huge WWII warship. The Chrysler Museum of Art showcases a vast collection of glass art, plus European and American paintings and sculpture. The riverside Virginia Zoo is home to bears, birds, lions and farm animals – wikipedia.

VA Community In Shock After Pre-K Teacher Murdered In Norfolk New Year’s Eve Shooting

Norfolk Police are investigating the murder of Caroline Hendrix, a pre-K teacher at Oceanair Elementary School, in Norfolk, VA. She was found shot in the Wards Corner area of city on New Year’s Eve.

Officials say the incident occurred in the 300 block of Virginian Drive. Upon arrival, officers located Hendrix suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was then transported to an area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries, Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Norfolk Public Schools released the following statement concerning Hendrix’s death: Continue reading

F/A-18 Super Hornet Reported Crashed Near Naval Air Station Lemoore

Authorities have confirmed they are investigating a plane crash, but have not confirmed what exactly it was, however, news from the ground says it was an F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet.

The crash happened in the area of Highway 198 and the Avenal cutoff, which is just outside the Naval Air Station Lemoore near Fresno California.

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