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  • UPDATE: Trial date set for Suffolk mom accused of drinking and driving with child in car

    UPDATE: Susan Murphy’s trial date has been set for December 2, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Suffolk.  Suffolk, Va. – A mother who admitted she was drinking and took prescription pills before she crashed her car with her child inside is expected in court today. We’re expecting to learn how Susan Murphy plans to plea on the child abuse charge. This comes weeks after police initially charged the mother with drinking and driving. The Suffolk mother admitted to drinking alcohol […]

  • Pacific Avenue to receive multi-million dollar makeover

    Virginia Beach, Va. – A major infrastructure project will soon get underway on Pacific Avenue at the Oceanfront. This $8.9 million project will focus on decluttering Pacific Avenue between 17th Street and 22nd Street. Crews will begin later today, removing power poles and utility lines on the east side of the street and burying them on the west side. Water and sewer lines will also be replaced. According to the project manager, crews will only be working in the off-season, possibly […]

  • “The house just shook”: Jeep crashes into 2-year-old Miracle’s bedroom in Hampton

    Hampton Police are still investigating what caused the driver of a Jeep to lose control and run into a home in the 1800 block of Andrews Blvd. in Hampton on Friday morning.

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    Hannah Graham suspect was questioned in 2002 rape accusation, will be extradited today

    No charges were filed because the woman didn't want to go forward with the case.

  • Case continued again for six brothers accused of abusing sister in Perquimans Co.

    Perquimans County, N.C. – A family charged in a sexual assault case in Perquimans County appeared back in court on Thursday where their case was continued for a third time. Six brothers are accused of abusing their sister, and their parents are accused with knowing about the abuse and failing to take any action. Three of the brothers and their parents are all out on bond while three others remain in jail. In court on Thursday, two of their attorneys asked […]

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    UPDATE: Two charged with murder, armed robbery after 82-year-old man is shot to death in Suffolk

    UPDATE: Police have now made several arrests in a homicide that occurred Monday morning. They’ve arrested and charged Leon Jerome Hayes, 33, and Naomi Nichelle Lambert, 22. Both have been charged with 1st degree murder, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and attempted armed robbery.  Police say thanks to the public, they were able to make these arrests.  Suffolk, Va. – An 82-year-old man was shot to death in Suffolk early Monday […]

  • UPDATE: Man killed in early morning accident on Shore Drive identified

    The victim in this morning's crash has been identified as 19-year-old Benjamin Taylor Epps of Virginia Beach.

  • Detours confusing drivers on Tidewater Drive and Little Creek Rd.

    The City of Norfolk is working to wrap up the $6 million project to replace the underpass on East Little Creek Road near Tidewater Drive. In the meantime, however, drivers are left trying to figure out how to follow a series of confusing detour signs.

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    UPDATE: Bicyclist hit by SUV in Virginia Beach; Driver not charged

    Virginia Beach, Va. –  A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle and seriously injured on early Tuesday morning in the intersection of Lynnhaven Parkway and Holland Road. Police responded to the scene at 5:19 a.m. after receiving a call that the bicyclist had been hit. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 43-year-old man, was riding his bicycle southbound on Holland Road when he attempted to cross Lynnhaven Pkwy. As the man on the bicycle was crossing in the pedestrian crosswalk, an Acura […]

  • Spending cuts on the way for the Commonwealth

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and state lawmakers have hammered out a plan that they hope will balance the state budget. $2.4 billion dollars. That’s how much republicans and democrats had to cut from the state budget. The governor announced details on Monday. He started by saying this deal does not raise any taxes or fees. But there are major cuts to public universities and local governments. Republicans say the deal eliminates about half of the spending cuts originally introduced. Still, […]

  • Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride comes to Hampton Roads

    Wounded service members from across the country are in Hampton Roads to take part in a three-day rehabilitative cycling event.

  • Woman attacked in Newport News: ‘I kinda was thinking that I could possibly die right then and there’

    Newport News, Va. -A woman attacked outside of her home in a Newport News neighborhood is speaking out to warn other women in the area. The woman says she was grabbed from behind while walking home from a friend’s house last week. It happened on New Haven Court, which is right off of Warwick Blvd., around 1:30 a.m. The woman says her attacker covered her mouth to prevent her from screaming. “I kinda was thinking that I could possibly die right then and […]


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