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  • Trial continues for Hampton man accused of murdering two teens in 2008

    Newport News, Va. – It’s day two in the trial against a man accused of murdering two teenagers in 2008. Today we’re expecting to hear from witnesses to the deadly shooting six years ago and what evidence the prosecution may have against Floyd Taybron. Two prosecutors from the Office of Attorney General Mark Herring  are trying to prove Floyd Lee Taybron is the gunman who killed two teens back in 2008. Investigators say the then 16-year-old Taybron shot and killed […]

  • Hannah Graham’s case a death investigation after human remains found

    (CNN) — Sgt. Dale Terry of the Chesterfield Sheriff’s Department and his small search team were finishing up for the day when they made the discovery. Behind an abandoned home — just eight miles from where Hannah Graham was last seen — they found a skull and bones scattered across a creek bed, he told a local television station. Nearby was a pair of black pants, similar to ones Graham was wearing. Could these be the remains of the University […]

  • Centerville Turnpike Bridge closed through Sunday

    Chesapeake, Va. – A mechanical issue at the Centerville Turnpike Bridge requires its immediate closure this morning to allow crews to start repairs, according to Chesapeake city officials. The issue was discovered Friday morning when the bridge had to be hand-cranked for an opening, which can take upwards of 45 minutes. The emergency closure will lead into the planned closure for this weekend. The bridge will reopen at 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 19. Motorists can use Route 168 Bypass […]

  • Girlfriend of murdered Newport News man: ‘What is his son going to do?’

    Newport News Police have identified a man shot and killed inside a home on 30th Street late Tuesday night.

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    UPDATE: Arrest made in robbery, shooting of NSU student

    Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk Police have arrested a 19-year-old and charged him in the shooting and robbery of a Norfolk State University student. The student was shot early Monday morning near the school’s campus, police tell NewsChannel 3. Police were called to the parking lot of 7-Eleven at Park Avenue and Brambleton Avenue around 3:15 a.m. Units arrived on scene and found the victim, a Norfolk State University student, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Sentara Norfolk General […]

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    UPDATE: Man charged with murder in Newport News homicide investigation

    UPDATE: On Monday night, police say someone shot a 30-year-old man to death. The victim has now been identified as Thunder Cloud Sundeen of the 900 block of Daphia Circle.  Police have also arrested and charged Christopher Griffin, 36, of the first block of Winston Avenue. Police say Sundeen was visiting Griffin and a woman at the time. Police say they had all been drinking.  Police arrested Griffin on Tuesday at 12:39 p.m. He has been charged with murder and […]

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    Police responding to report of gunshot wound find assault victim

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Police responding to reports of a gunshot wound at Indian Lakes Apartments in Virginia Beach discovered a man who had been assaulted by two people who entered his home. The man was assaulted around 2:10am Friday morning in the 1700 block of Hiawatha Drive, according to police. He was transported to a hospital, where it was discovered he had not been shot – but had been struck in the head by an unknown object. His injuries […]

  • HS football coach of Suffolk man gunned down in car: “This was no random thing”

    Chesapeake, Va. – Chesapeake Police are investigating after a man was found dead after being shot several times inside of his car on Tuesday night. The car crashed into a tree on Dunedin Drive near the intersection of Tasman Court in the Western Branch section of the city. The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Trevor Baldwin. NewsChannel 3 has learned Baldwin was a graduate of First Flight High School in Dare County, North Carolina. His former football coach Jim Prince told NewsChannel […]

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    UPDATE: Homeowner charged with arson after Norfolk home is destroyed by flames

    UPDATE: Police say they have now made an arrest in connection to an early morning fire on Thursday. They 've arrested and charged 40-year-old Christopher Beaucage, who is identified as the homeowner.

  • Police identify man’s body found on Sandpiper Road in Virginia Beach

    Officers have wrapped up their investigation after finding a 52-year-old man's body just on the other side of the sand dunes in the 3800 block of Sandpiper Road.

  • 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 […]


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