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    Gas prices to hit lowest levels for 2012

    If you’ve driven around Hampton Roads or North Carolina lately, you may have noticed gas was a little cheaper. Thanks to supplies being replenished after a supply shortage and refiners switching to cheaper winter fuels, gas will soon be at their lowest levels of the year. However, Americans will spend a record amount on gas for the second year in a row. Over 93 million people will travel at least 50 miles between December 22nd and January 1st. Gas consumption […]

  • Family celebrates Phylicia Robinson’s birthday

    We start with a special tribute, put on by the family of murdered Norfolk mother Phylicia Robinson on Sunday.They celebrated her birthday, and are keeping her memories alive.This would normally be a happy day for the family of Phylicia Robinson.Today,not so.“She’s not gonna be here with us, she’s, she’s not here.” “Talk to mommy, okay?”“She can hear you, talk to her, it’s her birthday, tell her happy birthday.”“Happy birthday, mommy.” Phylicia Robinson’s young son Tyshawn clutches a teddy bear for […]

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    Man to be sentenced in Suffolk officer’s attack

    NewsChannel has learned Joe Staton is scheduled to be sentenced in Suffolk on Monday for nearly beating a Suffolk police officer to death.Back in May, Officer James Winslow pulled Staton over because he was driving a stolen car.Staton took off running and, after a foot chase, he attacked Officer Winslow, causing him to have very bad head injuries.Staton now faces a life sentence plus an aditional 120 years in prison.

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    Ladies of Harley take part in 12th Annual Ride for Children at Lake Taylor Hospital

    If you were driving along Virginia Beach Boulevard Sunday afternoon, you may have hit some traffic.That’s because the lanes were packed with motorcyclists making their way to Lake Taylor Hospital. That’s the sound of more than 100 bikers revving their rides on their way to the hospital for the 12th Annual Ride for Children.Our cameras followed the Ladies of Harley all the way there, where they delivered donations and gifts to children.Organizers say over the years, they`ve raised about $225,000 […]

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    Boy shot by dad outside of gun shop in Pennsylvania

    A 7-year-old boy was fatally shot by his father outside a gun shop in western Pennsylvania, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report. Joseph Loughrey, the father, had gone in to Twig’s Reloading Den in East Lackawannock Township some time before 11 a.m. to try to sell a 9 mm Taurus handgun and a scope rifle, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Store managers weren’t interested. Loughrey, 44, and his son, Craig Loughrey, returned to the truck, where Loughrey secured his son in […]

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    Annual Cops & Kids event takes place in Virginia Beach

    Christmas came early for some kids in Virginia Beach. The annual “Cops and Kids” event was held Saturday at the Target by Pembroke Mall.Santa Claus was there along with local law enforcement to help underpriviledged kids pick out some toys for themselves.The money is donated by the Fraternal Order of Police. The kids were each given 100 dollars to spend at the Wal-Mart on  Jefferson Avenue.Officers went up and down the aisles with them to help the kids pick out […]

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    Football players tackle in Army/Navy game; members honor 2 local sailors

    The Army/Navy game was Saturday in Philadelphia and two members of the Midshipmen wore patches in honor of two local sailors. Lieutenant Charles Silva served as a Navy pilot for 12 years during the Vietnam era.  A few weeks ago, he was beaten to death by people trespassing on his property in Chesapeake.    After hearing what happened a Navy Commander wanted to help.“If we go to a bowl game, we will wear patches of units, squadrons, ships that triggered my […]

  • UVA student dies in boating accident

    A University of Virginia student has died after a boating accident, officials tell NewsChannel 3. It happened in the Caribbean country of Dominica. Casey Schulman, a senior at UVA was participating in a Semester at Sea program, but the boating trip was not part of the program’s curriculum. The university held a service for her on Sunday.

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    Volunteers help Cody S. Childers Memorial Fund send care packages to troops

    A mission to send hundreds of care packages to our troops got some extra manpower Sunday morning.  Volunteers in Chesapeake helped Wendy Childers pack 500 care packages for the troops this morning, just in time for Christmas. This was all part of the Lance Corporal Cody S. Childers Memorial Fund. He’s a Marine who was killed in Afghanistan back in 2010. Since then, his mother, Wendy, has made it her mission to send care packages to the troops. “Seeing 300 […]

  • USS Enterprise retires from active service

    About 12,000 people attended Saturday’s ceremony to say goodbye to the Big E. NewsChannel Three’s Darragh Copley was there with the sailors who’ve served on the Enterprise and their families.

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    HRBT scheduled to test flood gates Sunday morning

    We have a reminder if you’ll be using the HRBT Sunday morning.VDOT will be testing the flood gates.Both directions of he tunnel will be closed from 5 a.m. until 6:30 a.m. in the morning.

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    2 killed, over 2 dozen injured after bus hits overpass at Miami Airport

    A bus hit an overpass at Miami International Airport on Saturday, killing at least two people and injuring more than two dozen on board, officials said. One person died at the scene and another at a hospital.  Three other passengers were listed in critical condition, NBCMiami.com reported, adding that the bus was taking Jehovah’s Witness members to a gathering in Palm Beach County. The bus, which officials described as “heightened” but not a double-decker as originally reported, hit the overpass […]

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