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    Man accused of leading police on chase, crashing into fence in Chesapeake

    Chesapeake, Va. – A man is in custody after police say he led them on a chase in Chesapeake. Police initiated a traffic stop on Berkely Avenue and Partridge Avenue. They say the driver, , did not stop and that’s when the pursuit started. The chase ended at 1100 S. Military Highway when they say the crashed the vehicle into a chain link fence. He then got out and ran but was apprehended. No one was injured. The passenger was […]

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    Former Smithfield Packing Plant employee accused of running over another worker during heated dispute

    Smithfield, Va. – A former Smithfield Packing Plant employee is accused of running over another worker with his car during a heated dispute. Police say this happened on Thursday morning just after midnight. Eddie Woodley was fired for a fight he had with a female employee earlier that day. He was escorted off of the property at 3 p.m. but police say he somehow ended up either staying in the parking lot or leaving and coming back. Later that night, […]

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    Two men ejected from vehicle in deadly James City County crash

    James City County, Va. – One man is dead and another has been seriously injured in a crash in James City County. This happened just after 8 p.m. in the 9500 block of Richmond Road east of New Kent County/James City County. Officials say a 2000 Plymouth Neon was speeding on Richmond Road when the driver lost control causing it to run off the right side of the road  into an embankment and then into a tree. Police say two […]

  • Crews put out fire aboard USS Cole at Marine Hydraulics

    Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk fire crews helped Navy sailors put out a fire aboard the USS Cole at Marine Hydraulics Thursday night. 24 Norfolk firefighters were dispatched to the Cole at 8:42pm and assisted the Navy with fire control and overhaul efforts. The fire was brought under control in under an hour. No injuries were reported. The Cole has been at Marine Hydraulics since March after returning from a seven-month deployment. The company was awarded a $9 million contract to repair […]

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    Portsmouth’s Director of Public Utilities submits resignation

    Portsmouth, Va. – The director of public utilities in Portsmouth has submitted his resignation.  Bryan Foster will be the 5th top official to leave in the last four months.  Two others were terminated. This comes just days after the city announced their director of general services, Dennis Bagley, had resigned. Foster was named as the person who would serve as the acting director of general services until a replacement was secured. So far, the police chief, the finance director,  the […]

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    Man arrested in connection to meth bust in Southampton County

    A 33-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a meth bust that occurred Thursday morning in Southampton County.

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    Elizabeth City man shot in buttocks; suspect still on the loose

    Elizabeth City, NC – A man is recovering after he was shot in the rear end in Elizabeth City on Wednesday. Police say the victim is 26-year-old Nikequan Scott. He was treated and released. The shooting occurred in the Highland Avenue and Massachusetts area. Police say when they arrived, they found shell casings in the street on Highland Avenue. While police were on the scene, they were told a gunshot victim was in the emergency room. Other police officers went […]

  • Hampton neighborhood comes together to replace stolen bike for little boy

    Hampton, Va. – Laura Bryant says her son, Christian, rides his bike up and down their Hampton neighborhood every single day during the summer. That was until his bike was stolen right off of their front porch earlier this month. “At 7-years-old, he didn’t understand what would motivate someone to take something that doesn’t belong to them,” says Bryant. Laura says she didn’t even realize her son’s bike was stolen until she received a call from one of Christian’s friends […]

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    Newport News man shot while sitting outside

    Newport News, Va. – A Newport News man is recovering after he was shot in the leg while sitting outside with someone on Wednesday night. Calls came in about the shooting at 10:24 p.m. The 28-year-old victim says he was sitting outside with another man when someone he did not know walked up to him and shot him. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. Police are still looking for the shooter. If you know anything that could help […]

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    Child flown to hospital after near drowning in Corolla

    Corolla, NC – A child had to be airlifted to the hospital after a near drowning in Corolla. According to Mary Beth Currituck with Emergency Management, calls came in about the incident at around 6:59 p.m. This happened on 604 Saltspray Court. The condition of the child is unknown at this time. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.

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    Portsmouth’s Director of General Services resigns

    Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth’s Director of General Services has resigned. Dennis Bagley left on Tuesday. Interim City Manager Brannon Godfrey appointed Bryan Foster as the acting Director of General Services. He is now the Director of Public Utilities. Bryan will work both positions for now. Back in April, several other top officials vacated their positions. City Manager John Rowe and City Attorney George Willson were terminated. Rowe had previously announced he was resigning in June and Willson was planning to retire in December. […]

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    Beautiful photos capture the moment a couple meets their adopted newborn

    A Minnesota couple, who already has two biological children, recently traveled to Florida to meet their newly adopted child — and their photographer captured the moment they first met their baby. David and Sarah Olson said they chose to adopt when they realized they were unable to have any more children. Doctors told Sarah it was not in her best interest to get pregnant. “We knew that our family wasn’t complete yet. We knew that we wanted three… we always wanted three. […]

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