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  • DJ Jessup

    Virginia man wants you to turn your porch light blue

    Bedford, Va. (WTVR) — D.J. Jessup said he could not just sit back and watch the hatred he saw posted on social media directed at law enforcement around in the country in the wake of controversial grand jury decisions in Ferguson, Missouri and New York  City. That is why Jessup, 32, created a Facebook event called “Blue Light Week.” The former Petersburg Police officer and Sussex Sheriff’s deputy has encouraged people to  replace their regular porch or outdoor house light […]

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    Amazing timelapse video of Earth by astronaut

    (CNN)-ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst made a timelapse of Earth using footage from his six month mission on the ISS.

  • AirAsia Flight QZ8501

    Search expands for AirAsia Flight QZ8501; jet likely at ‘bottom of the sea’

    AirAsia Flight 8501 has lost contact with air traffic control in Jakarta, Indonesia, a crisis center for the airline said Sunday.

  • Documents: Newport News woman sexually assaulted while sleeping in her bed

    A 21-year-old homeless man has been arrested and charged in a rape investigation that began Sunday morning.

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    13-year-old boy shot in Newport News

    A Newport News Police officer discovered a 13-year-old boy with a gunshot wound while on patrol Sunday evening.

  • Two men hospitalized after Saturday night shooting in Newport News

    Newport News Police are investigating a shooting that took place on the 300 block of Chatham Drive around 10:00 p.m. Saturday night.

  • Larry Joe Holmes

    Suffolk Police investigating stabbing incident involving two brothers

    Suffolk Police are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred Saturday evening in the 80 block of Stacey Drive.

  • Local sailors take action to hand out toys at Norfolk elementary school

    Norfolk, Va. –Local sailors took action to hand out toys at a Norfolk elementary school today. Teachers and staff from Tidewater Park Elementary needed help to hand out gifts at their Christmas party. Santa was slotted for the task but unfortunately, could not make it. Tidewater Park Elementary teachers reached out to sailors from the USS Carter Hall to help hand out gifts. Watch above as sailors talk about the joy of giving back during the holiday season.

  • Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos

    UPDATE: Man who shot two NYC police officers had lengthy criminal record

    NEW YORK (CNN) — The man who shot and killed two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car had posted angry messages on social media, ranting against the government and police, New York Police Department’s Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sunday. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, also posted messages of self-loathing and despair, and made reference online to Michael Brown and Eric Garner, African-American men who were killed by police. “I’m Putting Wings On Pigs Today. […]

  • 2014 Surf-n-Santa

    5,000 participate in holiday costume run in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va.- The dropping temperatures and roaring oceanfront couldn’t keep over 5,000 people from participating in the 2014 Surf-n-Santa run in Virginia Beach today. The 5-mile run is considered to be Virginia Beach’s largest outdoor holiday costume party. The run began at 4:30 pm at the oceanfront. Participants made their way under the holiday lights at the beach, and ended at the Virginia Beach Convention Center to take part in the Rockin’ Holiday Party. J&A Racing hosted the event […]

  • Delegate Jim Morrissey speaks at Richmond church after sentencing

    Richmond, VA. – Virginia Delegate Joe Morrissey was expected to make an announcement this morning at New Kingdom Christian Ministry in Richmond. It was believed that he would announce his resignation from the House of Delegates. Watch as WTVR’s Jake Burns bring you more on today’s event.

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    Drone captures bird’s eye view of holiday lights at Richmond home

    (CNN) – Tired of the same old drive-by christmas light viewings? Try this angle: a bird’s eye view. Daryl Watkins used a drone to show off the holiday display at Al and Esther Thompson’s house in Richmond, Virginia. They’ve been lighting up their home since 1999. This year they used more than 170-thousand lights, nearly 800 homemade decorations, 50 breakers and 100 outlets. It took 537 hours to put it all up.


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