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    One wounded in Virginia Beach shooting

    A 24-year-old man was taken to the hospital after police say he was shot in Virginia Beach on Sunday night.

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    More dead dolphins wash ashore

    Norfolk, VA –  More dead dolphins washed up this weekend. One of them was found on the beach near Beaumont Street and Ocean View Avenue Sunday morning. According the Virginia Aquarium at least four dolphins were stranded along our coast this weekend.

  • Remembering a Portsmouth teen

    Portsmouth, VA – Hundreds of people gathered to remember a Portsmouth teen that drowned when his bicycle went over the Clifford Street bridge. Gary Faulkner was known as a caring 15-year-old boy who always put others before himself. Newschannel 3’s Jackie Faye was at the vigil and spoke to Gary’s mother.

  • Hair dressers volunteer their time and service so kids can look cool for school

    Hampton, VA –   On Sunday the Hampton Roads Beauty Professional Technicians held their 5th Annual “Looking Cool for School” event at the Above All Hair Studio. The beauty professional styled the boys and girls hair and sent them home with free school supplies. The hair dressers told NewsChannel 3 that they love helping the community and styling under privileged kids. The free haircuts will take place tomorrow as well from 8:30 am- noon. You can make an appointment by calling 757-838-4100 just ask for Tinette Coles or Latonya  Taliferro.

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    Motorcycle crash in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, VA – Sunday Around 6:30 pm a motorcyclist crashed into a parked vehicle. This accident happened at the 900 block of Strickland Blvd. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital no word on the individual’s condition. Stay with wtkr.com and NewsChannel3 for updates.

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    Afro Dogs motorcycle group gives away school supplies

    Portsmouth, VA – Children lined up to receive free school supplies in Portsmouth Saturday morning. They came out to the Harley Davidson on Frederick Boulevard for a special back to school event. Saturday’s event was hosted by Afro Dogs of Hampton Roads. Afro Dogs is a local motorcycle group that will often organize and donate to community events. Along with receiving book bags and items to prepare for the upcoming school year the kids also had a lot of fun hanging out with the bikers.

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    Betty Williams Elementary School remodeled

    Virginia Beach, VA –  Today people were taking action to give a Beach Elementary School a bit of a facelift. Volunteers with the non-profit Wave City Care spent much of the day touching up landscape and painting the inside of the school. The volunteers also created Murals to add a touch of color and personality to the building.

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    A fundraiser and party for the Alzheimer’s Association

    Newport News, VA – People enjoyed cold treats this afternoon while helping out the Alzheimer’s Association. The fundraiser was held at Pelican’s Snoballs on Warwick Blvd. Pelican’s Snoballs serves up tasty snow cones daily. There were also games and food provided to keep the fun going.

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    Virginia Beach honors the city’s 1st African-American officers

    Virginia Beach, VA – Saturday afternoon a ceremony was held at the Cox Cultural Pavillion at the Ocean Front for a few former Beach officers. The honoree list consisted of the first African-American men to join the Virginia Beach Police Department. The department said,  “The ceremony is a chance to finally bring to light the men who may have been momentarily lost in history.” As for the current Beach officers, they told Newschannel 3 that today is a proud moment for […]

  • Roc Solid Foundation gives a little patient a big surprise

    Chesapeake, VA – A nine-year old girl battling cancer was surprised with a new bedroom today. The room was remodeled for Emily Friar by the Roc Solid Foundation. Roc Solid is a non-profit organization that builds custom playsets and rooms that give children with cancer a safe place to escape. Volunteers worked on the room for two days while  she and her family stayed at a hotel.

  • Tourist season winds down at the Ocean Front so whats next

    Virginia Beach , VA –  NewsChannel 3’s Jackie Faye was at the Ocean Front Saturday and she caught up with a few business owners. They told her how business has been and what they expect to happen as the summer winds down. She also found out what events are in store for the future.

  • Surf Warriors take on Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, VA – Wounded Warriors from around the East Coast were in Virginia Beach Sunday for a surfing competition. Volunteers helped run training programs for eight weeks leading up to the day’s event. Sixteen people from Hampton Roads, North Carolina and Florida were then chosen to compete. Participants say surfing is an amazing tool in the healing process. Six months ago one of the competitors was in a wheelchair and Sunday she was able to stand on a surfboard.

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