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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.

  • bike3

    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 […]

  • Portsmouth woman loses apartment, dog to flood waters in Churchland

    A woman in Portsmouth lost all of her belongings and her dog when her apartment flooded during Monday’s rain.

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    Building reopens after suspicious package reported at Norfolk childhood center

    Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk Public Schools received a report of a suspicious package on the grounds of Berkley-Campostella Early Childhood Center early Monday morning, according to a spokesperson for Norfolk Public Schools. Police and Norfolk Fire and Rescue crews reportedly responded to the scene and investigated, officials say. Norfolk Public Schools alerted parents and staff via reverse phone calls that the grounds and school building were temporarily closed until the investigation was complete. The building was cleared for opening at 8:18 […]

  • UPDATE: Police continue to search for hit-and-run driver who hit teen on bike

    A teen is fighting for his life after he was hit by a van in Newport News on Friday night.

  • Norfolk police looking for two men who tried to rob cab driver

    Norfolk, Va. – Police are looking for two men wanted for trying to rob a cab driver, then shooting at the taxi, police tell NewsChannel 3. Last night around 11:40 p.m., a call came into police for an attempted robbery to a cab driver in the 300 block of E. Little Creek Road. The cab driver told police he was responding to a call for a fare, when two unknown black males approached his car. One of the males broke the driver side […]

  • beachsuper

    New Beach superintendent marks first day with visits to 7 schools

    It was the first day back to school for students today and also the first day for the new superintendent of Virginia Beach Public Schools -- Dr. Aaron Spence.

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