HAMPSHIRE, United Kingdom (CNN) - If you have nearly $10,000 to spare then what may be the ultimate smartphone could be yours.
Vertu unveiled its Vertu Ti luxury smartphone this week.
It has a sapphire-crystal screen which the company says is virtually scratch-proof, along with a titanium casing.
It also has a concierge available at the touch of a button.
And in a sign of separation from its former parent, Nokia, Vertu chose Android for the operating system, rather than Windows, which Nokia uses.
The starting price is $9,600. Design options can push the price up to nearly $20,000.
A van crashed into a house in Virginia Beach Wednesday, and fire officials said an elderly driver was behind the wheel.
A 12-year-old student was arrested and charged with making a threat against a Hampton middle school.
The suspect entered Oriental Decor in the Lynnhaven Crossing Shopping Center around 1:50 p.m. on Dec. 6 and stole a sword valued at $300.
The FBI is asking for the public's help to identify the suspects responsible for a string of bank robberies in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach.
One of two men accused of killing an off-duty Norfolk police officer in 2010 was denied bond Wednesday morning.
Newport News City Manager Jim Bourey has made a decision on the city's next police chief.
Tonya Bundick was denied bond as well as a change of venue after she was indicted on new charges related to the Eastern Shore arson case.