NEWPORT NEWS -- Newport News residents are taking a stand against crime in their neighborhoods by participating in the National Night Out, Tuesday Oct. 2.
National Night Out is a combined effort between neighborhood leaders and law enforcement to improve relations and take the neighborhoods back from criminals.
There will be picnics and gatherings across the city, so check with your neighborhood leaders to see what's going on near you.
South Norfolk is also holding its National Night Out on Saturday.
They will have a big event at Lakeside Park with movies, live music and more.