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    UPDATE: Arrests made in Suffolk golf course vandalism case

    UPDATE: Police have now made several arrests in connection to a vandalism that occurred at a Suffolk golf course and the Suffolk Youth Athletic Association.  Police have now arrested Blane Washington, Aaron M. Underhill and Noah C. Rivera. They are all being held without bond at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.  Washington has been charged with burglary, grand larceny, vandalism, conspiracy to commit grand larceny and conspiracy to commit burglary.  Underhill has been charged with burglary, grand larceny, vandalism, conspiracy to […]

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    Cat, dog saved from Norfolk house fire

    Norfolk, Va. – Two pets were rescued after fire crews knocked down a fire inside of a Norfolk home on Tuesday. Dispatch says they received calls around 7:05 p.m. about the incident and crews arrived at 7:20 p.m. The fire occurred on 1500 Shipp Avenue. Two adults and three kids lived in the home. No one was injured. The fire traveled from the second floor to the third. Right now officials are still working to determine a cause. Stay with […]

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    Free Stuff: Get free bread sticks from Sbarro this weekend

    In the mood for a treat? You can get free bread sticks from Sbarro this Saturday. Click here to learn more about this deal. 

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    Police: Abandoned homes searched after man admits to 7 killings

    (CNN) — Seven women killed. At least. To make sure the toll isn’t higher, Indiana authorities spent Tuesday canvassing abandoned properties in Gary, Indiana. This comes after authorities say Darren Deon Vann — the man who, according to police documents, admitted strangling a woman inside a nearby Motel 6 room — confessed to killing six others and led police to their bodies. “This gentleman killed, and his MO was to put his bodies in these houses,” police Sgt. William Fazekas […]

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    Woman sentenced to 15 years for producing porn with 4-year-old child

    Norfolk, Va. – A Norfolk woman will spend the next 15 years behind bars after prosecutor say she produced child porn with a 4-year-old. Shaniesta Kenay Banks, 22, was also sentenced to a lifetime of supervised release. She pleaded guilty back in December of 2013. Officials say she was part of a conspiracy when Robert Harold Scott, Jr. contacted her. He went by the name “Mike Pyro” and he worked with other women around the area to set up sex […]

  • Apple releases virtual mobile wallet “Apple Pay”

    Apple released its virtual mobile wallet Apple Pay. It allows you to buy things at participating stores with the tap of one of the new iPhones – the Apple 6 or 6 Plus. To use Apple Pay, you take a picture of your credit cards and add them to the iPhone’s Passbook. You can also add credit cards through your iTunes account. But the actual card numbers aren’t stored on the phone or with Apple. Apple Pay creates ‘dummy’ account […]

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    Job fair to be held in Newport News Wednesday

    Are you still looking for a job? On Wednesday, job seekers will have the opportunity to get in front of potential employers  in Newport news. A job fair will be held  on Wednesday, October 22nd from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brittingham Midtown Community Center. This is located at 570 McLawhorne Drive in Newport News. More than 35 companies will be there and they are looking to hire folks for current positions and they will also be there […]

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    Leader of Portsmouth drug trafficking organization sentenced to decades behind bars

    Portsmouth, Va. – Antwan Black, 31, will spend the next 35 years of his life behind bars after court documents say he led a drug trafficking organization in Portsmouth. Black, also known as “Twizzy”, was also given 8 years of supervised release for distributing heroin and crack cocaine. He was given 30 years on the drug charges and another five for possessing a firearm. Black was indicted by a federal grand jury in January and he pleaded guilty to conspiracy […]

  • SCAM ALERT: Beware of the printer scam

    One scam begins with a phone call and a question about a printer. “Receptionists would get a call mysterious cyber call where someone is seeking to know the printer type… they wanted to know what type of printer they used,” says Kim Gordon, US Postal Inspector. The caller would also want to know the name of the person on the other end of the line. “Shortly after that, the company would receive via fax or the US mail an invoice […]

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    Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

    Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82. The man — often described as the “sultan of suave” — not only dressed every first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy, but also designed the wedding dresses for many of their children, including Jenna Bush and Chelsea Clinton. “We will always remember him as the man who made women look and feel beautiful,” former first lady Laura Bush […]

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    Experienced Banquet Servers (Job # 489617)

    Protemps is looking for 35 banquet servers to join their team. If hired, you could earn up to $10.00 an hour. To find out more about this job, please enter the job number on the Virginia Employment Commission’s website here.

  • Aquarium holds last sea turtle release of the year

    The aquarium held its last sea turtle release of 2014 today. Now that the temperatures are beginning to dip, any sea turtles rescued and still recuperating will have to wait until spring to make their way back to the sea. NewsChannel 3 photojournalist Nick Allen was at the beach as the trio was released.


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