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    Chesapeake church provides dinners to 500 families

    Chesapeake, Va. – During this time of year, the spirit of giving is important to all. This year is no different for Solid Rock Worldwide Outreach Ministries as they host their annual “Turkey Trailer Drive”. With 500 families registered, the church was more than prepared to provide dinner for the masses. For 5 years, the Turkey Trailer Drive has supplied local families with Thanksgiving dinner staples that make dinner around the table with family and friends very special. Baskets were […]

  • State Police investigating fatal two-vehicle crash in Isle of Wight

    Virginia State Police responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash at 11:23AM today at the intersection of Carrollton Boulevard and...

  • Coast Guard and Navy rescue 3 people from disabled sailboat

    Portsmouth, Va. – The Coast Guard and crew of the Navy destroyer USS Cole rescued three people today from the disabled 38-foot sailboat Wings approximately 210 miles offshore of North Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean. Coast Guard Fifth District watchstanders received a call Friday from a commercial towing company who relayed a request for assistance on behalf of the Wing’s crew. The crew reported they had lost their rudder but were not in distress and had plenty of provisions. At […]

  • Norfolk Sentara Leigh Hospital debuts new east tower

    Norfolk, Va. – New technology was on display today at Sentara Leigh Hospital as they get ready to open a new tower to patients. An open house was held at the new east tower.  This event marks the first of two towers that will replace the 1970s era patient wings.  It will be open to patients next weekend. The east tower is also the site of the largest clinical trial being conducted for copper-infused materials which are designed to fight […]

  • Grafton High School cheer squad win division 4-A State title

    Richmond, Va. – The Grafton High School cheerleading squad won the Division 4-A State Championship this afternoon. NewsChannel 3 recently selected the cheerleaders as our Student Athlete of the Week and it’s good to see our Cinderella story achieve their goal and bring home the title. The competition was held in Richmond at the Segal Center and the stadium was packed. It was a historic day for Virginia cheerleading and our Grafton Cheerleaders made history by being the first champion […]

  • W&M Tribe defeat the Delaware Fighting Blue Hens

    Newark, De. – The William and Mary Tribe headed to the Delaware Stadium to take on the Fighting Blue Hens of the University of Delaware. They Tribe won the game with a score of 24-10. This marks their 3rd straight win against a top 20 opponent. The win came behind a huge day for sophomore running back Mikal Abdul-Saboor, who ran for a career high 140 yards. William and Mary head to Towson, Maryland next Saturday with hopes of getting […]

  • ODU Men’s football team defeat the Idaho Vandals

    Moscow, Id. – The Old Dominion football team traveled 2700 miles west to take on Idaho. This would be the fourth F-B-S team they’ve faced this season. With a close game during the first three quarters, the Monarchs take the win against the Vandals with a 59-38 win.

  • Hampton Roads locals take action to help typhoon Haiyan victims

    Virginia Beach, Va. – People in Hampton Roads are taking action to help families affected by typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. A benefit concert was hosted by the Filipino Cultural Center in Virginia Beach to raise money earlier this evening. Along with a choir, there were individual performances as well. There was also a moment of silence held for the thousands of victims overseas. Organizers and supporters at the event said they will do what it takes to continue to […]

  • ODU Lady Monarchs open the season with a big win

    Norfolk, Va.- The energy was high as fans came out to support the Lady Monarchs at the Ted Constant Convocation Center today. This game kicks off Old Dominion’s first season in the C-USA (Conference United States of America). Their first opponent, the Delaware State Lady Hornets, hailed from the MEAC (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). The final score: ODU 97 – DSU 67. The Lady Monarchs will host Virginia Tech on Monday, November 11, 2013 for a highly anticipated match-up. NewsChannel 3’s […]

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    28-hour tow of disabled sailboat completed by Coast Guard

    Portsmouth, Va. – At 9:00PM this evening, the US Coast Guard completed a tow of the 54-foot Zulu sailboat. The Coast Guard towed the Zulu more than 150 miles over a 28-hour time period. The captain of the Zulu contacted Sector North Carolina watchstanders using a satellite phone at 11:30PM on Thursday, reporting the sailboat was disabled 100 miles east of the Oregon Inlet, NC. Three people were on board the vessel. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Block […]

  • Pregnant wife of Williamsburg soldier stabbed in Texas

    Williamsburg, Va. - A soldier deployed overseas was face-timing with his wife in Texas when she was stabbed by an intruder, according to police.

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    Update: Body found in search for man who fell overboard in NC

    UPDATE:  The man’s body was located by a Hertford County side scan sonar team in the Albemarle Sound on Monday. Portsmouth, Va. – The US Coast Guard responded to a call of a man who fell overboard a boat in the Albemarle Sound in North Carolina today. A motorist called the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center at approximately 11:30am after noticing the incident while driving over the highway 32 bridge. The motorist told officials that they saw a […]


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