NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Saturday was a beautiful day for runners participating in this year's Sickle Cell 5K in Norfolk. The 20th annual fundraiser kicked off at Norfolk State University Saturday morning.
The Sickle Cell Association is raising funds for its "Help Break the Sickle Cycle" campaign, aimed at providing emergency assistance and counseling services to Hampton Roads.
The disease is an inherited condition that causes abnormally shaped red blood cells to block blood vessels.
A man is facing attempted abduction charges after police said he tried to grab two juvenile girls and exposed himself.
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of more than 2,000 EMTs and paramedics who were abruptly laid off over the weekend.
The Portsmouth City Council has set a public hearing for Tuesday, Dec. 17, to talk about a plan to bring a casino to the city.