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  • How much is it costing taxpayers to fix Ft. Eustis Blvd. in Newport News?

    When a heavily used bridge outside of an Army base goes from four lanes to two, it’s a recipe for disaster. Traffic jams have plagued drivers on Fort Eustis Boulevard since April of last year, as the City of Newport News replaces an aging 54-year-old bridge over the CSX tracks. But mistakes have plagued the project causing these backups to last longer than they should. Now a NewsChannel 3 investigation is uncovering the city of Newport News is paying millions more than […]

  • Councilman Riddick demands answers after two men are shot by police in Norfolk

    Councilman Riddick demands answers after two men were shot by police in Norfolk. Only NewsChannel 3′s cameras were rolling inside Tuesday night’s Norfolk City Council meeting as Councilman Paul Riddick demanded answers in the deadly police shootings that happened in the city early last month. Two men were shot and killed. Riddick called for investigations. “We’re acting like the ostrich who buries his head in the sand when it comes to the deaths of the two Norfolk citizens who were […]

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    Workers evacuated after fire at Amadas Industries in Suffolk

    Suffolk, Va. – Workers had to be evacuated Tuesday night after a fire broke out inside of Amadas Industries in Suffolk. Calls were received about the incident at 10:29 p.m. about smoke in the duct work. Units arrived at 10:35 p.m. Officials say when they arrived, they found that a hopper full of metal shavings in a plasma cutter was on fire at the time. The staff inside the building contained the fire before crews arrived. Firefighters knocked down the […]

  • Little bug causing big problems for farmers in North Carolina

    A small plant bug is a big threat to the cotton crop in Edenton, costing farmers like Kenny Goodwin thousands. Five weeks ago, hundreds of the cotton-ruining insects showed up in Goodwin’s fields. It’s a growing cotton and profit eating nuisance in the Tar Heel State. “We’ve had a problem here or there but never over and over. It seems to be getting a little worse every year,” says Goodwin. Goodwin’s cotton should be fine, it’s his bottom line that […]

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    Coast Guard investigates after loud boom heard in Dare County

    Dare County, NC – What was that sound? That’s what some folks were saying Tuesday night after hearing a loud boom in Dare County. The Coast Guard received a call from Dare Central about the loud sound.  they called out to vessel traffic in the area from Nags Head to Duck and Kill Devil Hills. They say no boats in the area have seen any crashes or explosions. Officials say there was a vessel that was operating with its deck […]

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    Florida father says son saved alleged molester’s life

    (CNN) — A Florida father who beat his 11-year-old son’s alleged molester unconscious before calling 911 told a CNN affiliate that his son is a hero and that the youngster is the only reason the man is alive. “My immediate feeling was to kill him, so he will never hurt anyone again,” the father told CNN affiliate WESH. The father, who CNN is not identifying, told Volusia County emergency dispatch Friday that 18-year-old Raymond Frolander was close to the family […]

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    New York choke hold death leads police to review training procedures

    (CNN) — New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton ordered an extensive review of the NYPD’s training procedures after the death of Eric Garner, the man who was held in a choke hold and died while police attempted to arrest him, Bratton announced at a press conference Tuesday. After a two-hour meeting with NYPD Training Commissioner Ben Tucker on Tuesday morning, Bratton ordered a “top to bottom review of all the training that this department provides to its personnel, specifically […]

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    Father’s heart-wrenching plea will make you rethink that next drink

    One man had a message to spread and he did so from an unusual place—a cemetery. The devastated father lost his beloved 6-year-old daughter in a horrific car crash. Her mother was driving drunk he says. He had strong words for anyone who is even thinking about getting behind the wheel while drunk.

  • Don’t Waste Your Money: Is the food you’re eating really natural?

    The term “natural” has become a big buzzword on processed food packaging. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart says, be aware it doesn’t always mean what you think. The Food and Drug Administration doesn’t adequately define what “natural” means, so a manufacturer can make the claim even when a product contains artificial ingredients. Which explains how foods like Kikkoman soy sauce can boast that it is naturally brewed, yet contain synthetic sodium benzoate, a preservative. It also means Bosco Chocolate Syrup can […]

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    Man wanted for using stolen credit card to buy gas in Chesapeake

    Chesapeake, Va. – Have you seen the man in the photos? If so, Chesapeake police need your help to figure out who he is. They say the man in the pictures used a stolen credit card to pump gas into his car in the 1500 block of Sam’s Circle. They say this happened between June 6th and 16th. Police say he ran up over $200.00 worth of charges on the card. If you know who he is, please call the […]

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    Beach man accused of trying to abduct infant at gunpoint

    A 48-year-old Virginia Beach man is behind bars after police say he tried to abduct an infant at gunpoint this morning.

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    Man fighting for his life after shooting in Newport News

    A man is fighting for his life tonight after police say he was shot in Newport News on Monday night.