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  • Beware of slick foreign lottery schemes

    Fraud victim Ray Gibbs says he received a phone call informing him he was the winner of $250,000 and a new Mercedes. “I needed to send them some money to ensure the check got here OK, and so I did that,” says Gibbs. And once he did, there were more phone calls asking for more money, again and again. “And boy, they are smooth talkers. They know what you want to hear in order to get the money out of […]

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    Donor network denies gay teen’s tissue donation

    IOWA – A mother in Iowa was devastated to learn that her deceased son’s eye donation was rejected, all because he was gay. It’s a decision that has many questioning whether current regulations are out of date. The most precious letter she’ll ever receive, tells Sheryl Moore what became of her son’s kidneys, liver, heart and lungs. “I was very happy to hear that a 14-year-old boy got his heart. He would have really liked that,” Moore said. But she […]

  • Job Seeker: Hair cost her job

    Woman says natural hair cost her a job

    New Orleans, LA (WGNO) — A popular sports bar is under fire for its employee appearance policy. Apparently the standard is for female servers to have similar hair texture. WGNO News Reporter Darian Trotter talked to management and one woman who said her hair cost her the job. During football season, Walk-Ons Bistreaux and Bar is the place to be. So it’s no wonder why servers want to work here and cash in on energy and excitement; people like Chelsey […]

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    Mosquito samples test positive for West Nile Virus in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Va. – Officials are warning Norfolk residents to take extra precautions after mosquito samples tested positive for the West Nile Virus. Two pools tested positive for the virus in two different Norfolk neighborhoods including Ingleside and North Shore Point. The samples were collected on Thursday, July 24th from the Ingleside area. This community was fogged on July 26th. Another sample was taken from North Shore Point on August 5th. This area was fogged the very next day. Crews will […]

  • The Locker Room Show

    Are you ready to see how your favorite teams performed this week? Check out this week’s Locker Room Show.

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    Texas Governor Rick Perry indicted

    (CNN) – A grand jury has indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, saying he abused his power by trying to pressure a district attorney to resign. The two felony counts against Perry, a Republican, stem from his threat to veto funding for a statewide public integrity unit run by Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg unless she stepped down, the special prosecutor in the case, Michael McCrum, said. Perry attorney David L. Botsford called the indictment […]

  • Secret camera found in women’s locker room at Beach recreation center

    Virginia Beach, Va. – An electrical socket, you walk by a dozen of them a day without thinking about it. A lifeguard at the Great Neck Rec Center saw one was out of place.  Inside of it she found a camera recording the inside of the women’s locker room. Sunday the camera was taken to supervisors and one employee, who is now a suspect, picked up the camera. The SD card, and all the evidence, was gone. “I’m in and out […]

  • Don’t Waste Your Money: Get a great deal on a laptop for your little one

    Back-to-school shopping is the second biggest spending spree of the year, according to the National Retail Federation. And these days, students need a lot more than pencils and paper. If a new computer is on your must-have list, Consumer Reports has suggestions for kids of all ages. A good choice for first through fifth graders is a low-cost Chromebook. They are lightweight laptops that run Google’s Chrome operating system. For younger kids, parents can set up supervised user accounts that […]

  • NewsChannel 3 Mail Bag: Les takes on big, chunky bling!

    We’ve received several emails about the NewsChannel 3 ladies’ big, chunky bling. We decided to address their concerns the best way we knew how—by dressing up NewsChannel 3’s Les Smith! What do you think about his new look?

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    Woman poisoned from restaurant’s cup of sweet tea

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (Fox 13 KSTU) — A woman eating at a Dickey’s Barbeque Pit in South Jordan is in critical condition after she was poisoned from a cup of sweet tea, according to police. Within seconds of tasting the drink Sunday afternoon, authorities said 67-year-old Jan Harding’s mouth and throat started to burn. An analysis of the drink by police found there was not only tea in the serving container but a mix of cleaning chemicals as well. “I […]

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    Three without home after fire in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Thanks to an observant neighbor, a man was able to escape heavy fire inside of a Virginia Beach home on Thursday afternoon. The fire department was called about the incident and crews were dispatched out at 2:49 p.m. Crews quickly responded to the 900 block of Calypso Lane in Virginia Beach. When they arrived, they saw heavy smoke coming from the home. One man was inside but a neighbor told him about the fire and he was able to […]

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    Redskins rookie cornerback cited for possession of marijuana

    The Redskins nearly made it out of town without anyone getting into trouble, but rookie cornerback Brashaud Breeland ruined that record. He was cited by VCU police for possession of marijuana on Monday night, the last night the team was here in town. A Redskins spokesman said the team is aware of the incident but isn’t making any further comment right now. Under NFL rules, Breeland can be disciplined by the NFL for this, but since this is a first […]

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