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  • 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 […]

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    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.

  • USS Cole deploys to the Mediterranean

    Norfolk, Va. – The USS Cole and her sailors have departed Naval Station Norfolk and are now headed to the Mediterranean. For the next six months, the Cole’s crew will be carrying out maritime operations in the Mediterranean Sea while providing security and helping ally nations. Fair winds and following seas USS Cole! #deployment #USNavy pic.twitter.com/tLENlRa9rl — COMNAVSURFLANT PAO (@COMNAVSURFLANT) August 22, 2014 Despite a deadly attack on the USS Cole more than a decade ago, this guided missile destroyer shows […]

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    UPDATE: Man arrested in murder of 17-year-old in Hampton

    Hampton Police are currently investigating after a 17-year-old was shot to death in the front yard of a home in the 1800 block of Copperfield Rd .

  • Man found dead in Newport News vehicle identified

    Newport News, Va. – Newport News police are investigating after a man was found dead in a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex early Sunday morning. Police responded to a call of shots fired around 3:30 a.m. to the 300 block of Boulder Drive in Newport News. The victim was found shot dead in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked in the parking lot. He has been identified as 31-year-old David Duke Sims. Sims was previously convicted of […]

  • UPDATE: All swimming advisories for the Virginia Beach Oceanfront have been lifted

    UPDATE: All swimming advisories for the Virginia Beach Oceanfront have been lifted

  • UPDATE: Bond denied for woman after daughter called police about alleged meth lab

    A Norfolk woman accused of making meth in her home was denied bond.

  • UPDATE: Bodies of two swimmers reported missing near Menchville Marina found

    The bodies of two 20-year-old swimmers reported missing Tuesday afternoon near the Menchville Marina in Newport News have been found.

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    Commander’s historic home damaged in fire at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

    Portsmouth, Va. -Here along Lincoln Street in Portsmouth, firefighters weren’t just battling a normal house fire–they were trying to save a historic naval gem. “Quarters A,” as it’s known, has served as the official residence for every single Norfolk Naval Shipyard Commander since 1838. Its stately features–copied from Asher Benjamin’s famed 1830 book “The Practical House Carpenter.” But, for some reason early Tuesday morning, flames broke out in the roof of the 2-story brick home. Firefighters from both the Navy […]


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