Andrea Castillo

Writer

Andrea Castillo is a features writer for the Daily Press, focusing on entertainment and religion. Castillo is a graduate of Northwestern University. She started working for the Daily Press in 2013 as a breaking news reporter after spending almost four years at The (Macon) Telegraph in Georgia.

Recent Articles

  • Tractor-trailer driver killed in accident on I-64 in New Kent

    Tractor-trailer driver killed in accident on I-64 in New Kent

    NEW KENT - The driver of a 2005 Freightliner tractor-trailer was killed Wednesday evening when his truck ran off the westbound lanes of Interstate 64 and struck a tree then overturned. The accident happened just after 7:50 p.m. at exit 220, said Virginia State Police Sgt. Stephan Vick. The accident...

  • Winter weather advisory issued; Peninsula could get 1-2 inches snow/sleet

    Winter weather advisory issued; Peninsula could get 1-2 inches snow/sleet

    A National Weather Service winter weather advisory will go into effect on the Peninsula 1 p.m. Thursday when temperatures are expected to fall near freezing and rain turns to a wintry mix. The region could get between 1 and 2 inches accumulated snow and sleet by Thursday night, the advisory states....

  • Dangerous wind chills on Peninsula; advisory in effect through Friday morning

    Dangerous wind chills on Peninsula; advisory in effect through Friday morning

    If you're spending any time outside Thursday or Friday morning, bundle up and make sure to keep your fingers and ears covered. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory that will remain in effect for the area through noon Friday.  "A wind chill advisory means that very cold...

  • James City Police arrest fourth person in 2013 homicide

    James City Police arrest fourth person in 2013 homicide

    James City County police have arrested a fourth person in the 2013 death of a 42-year-old woman. Gregory Andrew Crawford, 25, of James City County, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of Dana Patterson Mackay, according to a news release from the James City County...

  • York-Poquoson deputies investigating shooting death of Tabb High junior

    York-Poquoson deputies investigating shooting death of Tabb High junior

    The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is investigating the fatal shooting of a teen that took place Tuesday afternoon. About 3:40 p.m., deputies were called to the 200 block of Cattail Lane, off Hampton Highway in the Tabb area. There, they found the teen, identified as 17-year-old Dylan Peters, with...

  • Rain, wintry mix, then snow expected on Peninsula Monday night, early Tuesday

    Rain, wintry mix, then snow expected on Peninsula Monday night, early Tuesday

    Weather forecasters say rain Monday could turn to snow overnight, and continue falling into Tuesday. The rain is expected to start in the morning, according to Mike Montefusco, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Wakefield. Monday's forecast shows a high temperature of about...

  • York man charged with 2nd degree murder in Grafton shooting

    York man charged with 2nd degree murder in Grafton shooting

    UPDATE: Dec. 20, 1:11 p.m. - The York-Poquoson Sherriff's Office has identified the man shot and killed Friday night in York County. David W. Ware, Jr., of the 100 block of Colonna Point in the Grafton area of York County was found dead with an unfired shotgun in the marsh reeds of a house on the...

  • York Sheriff's Office investigating possible credit card fraud

    York Sheriff's Office investigating possible credit card fraud

    Investigators with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office are looking for two men believed to have made fraudulent credit card purchases at a local Walmart Friday. The men were seen leaving the store at 2601 George Washington Highway in a silver minivan, possibly a Chrysler, according to a post on...

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