PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -
The Coast Guard is out in force this weekend in the Elizabeth River. They are focusing on boater safety to make sure everyone is okay during Harborfest.
Local fire and police departments, and Portsmouth's Maritime Incident Response Team, are helping the Coast Guard for safety enforcement. Alcohol and not wearing life jackets are leading factors in serious and deadly boating accidents.
Crews will be out patrolling the water all weekend to make sure boaters get to where they're going safely.
Norfolk Police are investigating the cause of death for male found unconscious on the beach.
Suffolk police are looking for a man and a woman they say robbed a Kangaroo Express gas station on Wilroy Road Sunday afternoon.
The art of making jewelry is helping some Norfolk students learn independence and job skills.