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Stephen Faleski, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald


Lawsuit alleges Windsor police misconduct

A lawsuit filed April 2 in Norfolk’s federal court claims two Windsor police officers assaulted and threatened a person of color during a traffic stop. ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:54 pm


Regional vaccine center opens in Suffolk

Virginia opened its sixth mass community vaccination center this week at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Suffolk. The federally-funded sites serve as fixed locations ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:56 pm


A 15-year-old mystery

State Police pull two vehicles from Blackwater River A Virginia State Police dive team raised two vehicles from the bottom of the Blackwater River March ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, March 12, 2021 6:21 pm


Local experts skeptical of plan to cut vaccine doses

Local health experts who participated in the Isle of Wight County NAACP’s virtual COVID-19 panel discussion Jan. 4 expressed reservations about a U.S. Food and ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, January 8, 2021 5:19 pm


Beekeepers seek political signs

Now that the Nov. 3 election is over, Dr. Elizabeth Ward is hoping her neighbors will donate their political yard signs to a far less ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:01 pm


Lucas charges dismissed, police chief fired

A judge dismissed all charges against state Sen. L. Louise Lucas on Monday. Portsmouth Police had charged the senator with two felonies — conspiracy and ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, November 16, 2020 8:58 pm


Health district director leaving

Western Tidewater Health District Director Dr. Todd Wagner will be leaving his position effective Dec. 1. He has accepted the position of vice president of ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, November 12, 2020 3:22 pm


Celeste Kellogg to perform at Suffolk Center

When Smithfield native-turned-Nashville recording artist Celeste Kellogg released her newest album, “Keep it On Repeat,” in February, she had more shows on her calendar for ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, November 9, 2020 9:23 pm


McEachin: detention centers lack PPE

Two local detention facilities that recently experienced COVID-19 outbreaks are allegedly failing to provide inmates and employees with appropriate personal protective equipment, according to a ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:13 pm


Voter registration website, ballot tracker goes down

A severed fiber optic cable caused the Virginia Department of Elections' citizen portal to go down for several hours the morning of Oct. 13. Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:42 pm

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