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  • Officials find Portsmouth officers’ decision to use deadly force in Brown case justified

    Portsmouth, Va.  – After months of investigation, officials announced their findings after Walter Brown was shot and killed by Portsmouth Police. They say there is overwhelming evidence that shows Brown was an immediate threat to law enforcement and other people in the home at the time of the incident. They say the whole thing started in the parking lot of the Save and Save Supermarket at 1000 7th Street. Brown was in his silver Malibu at the time when someone […]

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    Commonwealth’s Attorney to seek indictment against officer involved in William Chapman shooting death

    Portsmouth, Va. – On Thursday, the Commonwealth’s Attorney announced that they’ve completed their investigation into the shooting death of 18-year-old William Chapman. Now officials are seeking an indictment against the officer accused of shooting and killing him. This happened on April 22, 2015 in a Walmart parking lot in Portsmouth. They completed the investigation on August 21st. Officials say they will seek the indictment before the next grand jury. A witness told NewsChannel 3 the officer and Chapman had a fight. He said […]

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    Four taken to hospital after five-vehicle accident closes Whaleyville Boulevard in Suffolk

    Suffolk, Va. – Four people were taken to the hospital after a five vehicle accident in Suffolk. One of the vehicles involved as a tractor trailer. This multi-vehicle crash occurred on Whaleyville Boulevard and crews had to shut down the roadway. This happened at 2:43 p.m. The road reopened at 4:20 p.m. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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    Help name the Virginia Zoo’s new baby giraffe

    Norfolk, Va. – The Virginia Zoo needs your help. On July 23rd, they welcomed an adorable new baby giraffe. The male calf was born to mother Imara and father Billy. This was the female giraffe’s 5th birth. The calf weighed 152 pounds and was 75 inches tall at birth. To vote on a name, click here.  

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    Man shot in rear end in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are investigating after a man was shot in the buttocks on Tuesday in Virginia Beach. According to dispatch, calls came in about a gunshot victim at 7:46 p.m. They say this occurred in the 5800 block of Newtown Arch in Virginia Beach. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. If you know anything about this, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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    Suspects identified and charged after Portsmouth man is killed in front of young daughter

    Police are now looking for two people who they believe may know something about the shooting death of a Portsmouth man last Thursday.

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    Man points gun at clerk’s head, takes off with cash at Newport News Shell Station

    Newport News, Va. – A man armed with a handgun went into a gas station in Newport News, demanded money and took off after the robbery. This happened on August 23rd at the Shell Station on 9082 Warwick Blvd. The gunman took money from the register then pointed the gun at the clerk’s head and demanded the key to the safe. The employee told the robber that he did not have access to the safe, the suspect left with the […]

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    Virginia Beach man sentenced to 125 years for possession of child porn

    Virginia Beach, Va. – A 38-year-old Virginia Beach man was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to possession of child porn. Richard Allen Salayi was sentenced to 125 years with 103 of those years and 8 months suspended leaving 21 years and 4 months left to serve. He pleaded guilty on March 7, 2015. Officials say that back in October 2013, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Internet Crimes Against Children Bedford started to investigate Salayi. Detectives […]

  • Potentially rabid fox attacks two women in Chesapeake neighborhood

    Chesapeake, Va. – Two women had to be treated for rabies after they were attacked by a potentially rabid fox in the Deep Creek section of Chesapeake. Health officials are now warning residents as they search for the animal. This happened in the Grassfield area at Cedar Landing Estates on someone’s back porch over the weekend. Several women were outside having drinks when the fox ran up to them. The Chesapeake Health Department says the fox may be carrying rabies and […]

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    Kam Chancellor teams up with Hampton Roads Urban League to collect school supplies for kids

    Norfolk, Va. – Several students in Hampton Roads will have all that they need to go back to school thanks to Kam Chancellor of the Seattle Seahawks and the Urban League of Hampton Roads. The Kam Cares Foundation collected supplies from the Park Place Community in Norfolk. They held this donation drive from August 1-August 24th. They were able to collect notebooks, pencils, paper, crayons, rulers, hand sanitizer, tissue, highlighters and more. They held their distribution event at James Monroe […]

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    Crews battle flames at HRSD Nansemond Wastewater Treatment plant in Suffolk

    Suffolk, Va. – Crews were called out to a fire that broke out at the Hampton Roads Sanitation District Nansemond Wastewater Treatment plant in Suffolk on Tuesday. This happened in the Northern Suffolk area in the 6900 block of Armstead Road. Calls came in at around 2:54 p.m. and units were on the scene just moments later. The fire is one mile into the wooded area past the entrance gate to the plant. A vacant building is engulfed in flames […]

  • Man injured in Monday night shooting in Norfolk

    A man was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after a shooting in Norfolk on Monday night.


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