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    Fake IRS callers take $5 million from victims

    Just because the filing season is over doesn’t mean scammers have stopped preying on taxpayers.

  • USB Type-C Cable and Connector Renderings

    New USB connector may be a techie’s dream!

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — USBs are getting a big makeover — and you’re going to like the new look. The universal, ubiquitous computer ports, connectors and cables will soon be reversible. That means no more struggling to figure out which way the plug is supposed to go. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, which includes tech giants Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, said the blueprints for the “Type-C” reversible USB connector have been finished, and manufacturers can start making them. So […]

  • 'As Seen On TV' company accused of fraud

    ‘As Seen On TV’ company accused of fraud

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The company that put the Ped Egg, the Pocket Hose and the Olde Brooklyn Lantern on TV is in trouble with officials in New Jersey, Telebrands, the “As Seen On TV” products company, is accused of violating consumer protection laws. State officials say the company trapped customers in an automated phone and online ordering system that forced them to buy products they didn’t want. The state’s complaint also says Telebrands violated the terms of a 2001 […]

  • Job Fair in Long Beach, Calif.

    These resume lies are whoppers

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Would you hire someone because they’re an Olympic medalist? How about a high school free throw champion? Or Tom Cruise’s babysitter? These are just a few of the lies that job applicants have included on their resumes, according to CareerBuilder. More than half of hiring managers and human resources professionals say they’ve caught people lying on their resumes, according to a survey by the job search site, which polled 2,000 executives. Most of the lies are […]

  • Beach Mayor Will Sessoms testifies in McDonnell corruption trial

    Will Sessoms testified in the McDonnell corruption trial late Tuesday afternoon not as the Mayor of Virginia Beach but rather the President of Towne Financial Services. Prosecutors questioned him about the nearly $1 million he loaned Bob McDonnell and McDonnell’s sister for two beach rentals they own in Sandbridge. Before even stepping foot in the Richmond Federal Courthouse, Sessoms admitted testifying would be difficult. “I’d be lying there’s a dear friend on trial, what I’m hearing is quite concerning. I […]

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    57-year-old man killed after accident involving moped and pick-up truck

    A 57-year-old man has died after an accident involving a moped and a pick-up truck on Wednesday.

  • Armed robber holds up Chesapeake gas station

    Chesapeake, Va. – Right now, police are investigating after they say an armed man robbed a gas station in Chesapeake. Dispatch received calls about this at 8:48 p.m. They say it happened in the 1200 block of George Washington Highway. They say a man went into the business armed and took money. They are not sure how much money was taken at the time. There is a person of interest in custody. No charges have been filed. No shots were […]

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    43-year-old woman killed in Accomack crash

    Accomack County, Va. – A 43-year-old Painter, Va. woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Accomack County on Tuesday. She’s been identified as Tammy Laverne Ayres. At around 3 p.m., Virginia State Police responded to the accident on Route 13 at Route 852. They say Ayres was driving a 2009 Mercury Milan and was traveling Northbound on Route 13. She lost control, spun into the southbound lanes of Route 13 into the path of a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban. Ashley […]

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    UPDATE: Flash flood warning issued for Northampton, Va. expired

    UPDATE: This flash flood warning has now expired.  A flash flood warning has been issued for Northampton County until 10 p.m. The National Weather Service’s Radar has indicated very heavy rain that could produce up to 2 or 3 inches of rain in one hour from thunderstorms. There’s a line extending from 7 miles north of Cheriton to 8 miles south of Bayview. These warnings mean that flooding is imminent or happening right now. Please move to higher ground now. […]

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    Lightning blamed for Newport News house fire

    Newport News, Va. – Crews put out a house fire in Newport News on Tuesday after they say lightning struck close to the home. This happened in the 400 block of Wyn Drive. Dispatch received calls about the fire at 6:19 p.m. and crews arrived just moments later. When crews arrived, they saw heavy smoke coming from the garage. Crews started to put the fire out inside and conducted a search. No one was injured and the fire was under […]

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    Federal judge spends night in jail after alleged domestic dispute

    (CNN) — A federal judge spent the night in an Atlanta jail after being charged with misdemeanor battery in an alleged domestic violence incident involving his wife. U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller, 55, of Montgomery, Alabama, was charged with battery physical harm-family violence after Atlanta police responded to the downtown Ritz-Carlton hotel shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday. “Officers spoke to the victim, who stated she was assaulted by her husband, Mark Fuller,” an Atlanta Police Department release says. “Officers observed […]

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    UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm WARNING issued for Northampton County, Va. has now expired.

    UPDATE: This thunderstorm warning has now expired.  The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 8:15 for Northampton County, Va. This storm has exhibited weak rotation. Tornadoes can develop quickly from thunderstorms. It is capable of producing a waterspout. This storm is also capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph, destructive hail, deadly lightning and very heavy rain. Please act quickly now by moving to a place of safety inside of a sturdy structure such […]

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