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  • Update: Arrest made in November murder of Norfolk teen

    Update: Norfolk Police Fugitive Squad along with the Capital Area Task Force, which encompasses U.S. Marshals, Chesapeake Sheriff, Portsmouth Police, and Newport News Police arrested 26-year-old William A. Hamlin Jr. of Chesapeake in the shooting death of 17-year-old Joel Green.  Hamlin has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. He is awaiting extradition to the Norfolk City Jail. Norfolk, Va. – A 17-year-old was […]

  • Black Friday shoppers out in full force in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Black Friday shoppers are up and at ‘em this morning in Hampton Roads. NewsChannel 3 spoke to some shoppers who began their holiday shopping spree as early as 4 a.m. this morning at Lynnhaven Mall. Doorbusters, coupons, and sales galore, these shoppers are ready to check a few items off of their list. Related: Click here for Target’s 2014 Black Friday ad.  Click here for Walmart’s 2014 Black Friday ad.  Click here for Best Buy’s 2014 […]

  • UPDATE: Road re-opens after natural gas line ruptures in Suffolk neighborhood

    UPDATE: Crews have cleared the scene and the leak has been secured. The road has now reopened to traffic. Repairs and resurfacing efforts will continue.  Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk Police have opened one lane into Burnetts Mill following a gas leak this morning. School buses were able to pick up students, according to a spokesperson with Suffolk Public Schools.  Virginia Natural Gas crews contained the leak earlier this morning, but no word yet on how long repairs will take. The gas leak delay impacted […]

  • UPDATE: Argument leads to shooting at aQua Lounge in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Virginia – A man is in the hospital after being shot at aQua Lounge on Virginia Beach Boulevard around 2:00am. Police received the call at 2:16 a.m. The caller reported a victim suffering from a gunshot wound at aQua Lounge. Police arrived on scene and found a man who had been shot. Police say an unidentified man got into an argument at the business and was escorted from the building by security. The suspect was seen getting into the passenger seat […]

  • Crews investigate cause of Chesapeake warehouse fire

    Chesapeake, Va. – Authorities are still working to find out the cause of a fire that destroyed a city warehouse in Chesapeake on Wednesday. Executive Boulevard in Greenbrier was shut down for hours as crews worked to put out the fire. The warehouse belongs to the public works department for the city and had small equipment, paint and fuel inside. A city worker first reported the blaze  just after 3 p.m. About 45 firefighters worked to put the fire out. Nobody was […]

  • Update: Man shot wife, killed himself in double shooting at Norfolk apartment complex

    Norfolk, Va. – A man is dead and a woman is in the hospital after a double shooting in a Norfolk apartment complex. Police say the initial call about a shooting at The Pointe at Pickett Farm complex on Greenplain Road came in shortly before 5:30am Wednesday morning. When police arrived they found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. The man, identified as 37-year-old Timothy D. Vines,  was pronounced dead at the scene by Norfolk Fire Rescue. […]

  • Newport News Police release sketch of Kohl’s sexual assault suspect

    Newport News Police have released a sketch of a man who is believed to have sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl outside of a Kohl’s store on Friday, November 7th.

  • NewsChannel 3 takes action to keep folks warm in Virginia Beach

    The temperatures dropped overnight — and NewsChannel 3 is taking action to keep folks warm. NewsChannel 3’s Darragh Copley is live at Krispy Kreme in Virginia Beach, handing out hot coffee to people inside. Come on down and say hello! Follow Darragh on Twitter, here: @Darragh_Copley  

  • Carrier Air Wing 8 returns home

    1,800 sailors manning more than 70 jets and helicopters from Carrier Air Wing 8 landed today after a nine month deployment.

  • People Express no longer allowed to operate out of Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport

    Newport News, Va. – If you were planning a trip out of Newport News through People Express, you’ll have to find an alternative. The executive director for Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport says People Express can no longer operate out of the terminal building. They say this is due to lack of payment of passenger facility charges. These are fees that are administered by the FAA. The Airline collects the fees on behalf of the airport and they are used for […]

  • I-64 East at Battlefield Bouleveard reopens after fatal vehicle fire

    Update: All lanes of I-64 are back open. Chesapeake, Virginia – One person was killed in a vehicle crash and fire around 4:15am on I-64 East at Battlefield Boulevard. State Police say the vehicle ran off the roadway and struck the bridge, causing the vehicle to catch fire. The driver was the only person inside the vehicle. Two of four inside lanes of I-64 East are open, but significant congestion is expected. Traffic is diverted from the outside lanes of I-64E to […]

  • Early dismissal at Lake Taylor High School due to power outage

    Norfolk, Va. – Dominion Virginia Power responded to Lake Taylor High School this morning to repair a cable that failed around 6:30 a.m., causing an outage to the school. Students arrived to the school this morning, and found that there was no power. Students who drove to school were dismissed. Students who ride the bus were dismissed at 9:30 a.m. A reverse phone call went out to parents, officials say. Crews expect to make repairs and get the lights back on by 1 p.m. Friday afternoon. Stay […]

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