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    They’re getting cash, free products, and YouTube-famous

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — DayLynn Contreras of Austin, Texas, has a full-time job as a programmer, but she’s counting down the months until she can devote herself to creating YouTube videos. Since December 2014, Contreras has been using a service called FameBit to make that a financial possibility. FameBit is a marketplace for brands and YouTube creators to form business deals. Brands post products they want used in YouTube videos. Video creators bid how much they’ll do the job for, […]

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    Shoppers evacuated at Pembroke Mall

    Virginia Beach, Va. – On Friday afternoon , officials received a call at Pembroke Mall and shoppers were evacuated as crews conducted a search. This occurred in only a portion of the mall. A package was found near a kiosk but it was found to be a legitimate  package for a business. Nothing else has been found. Investigators are still on the scene.

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    Mind Trick: What color is this dress?

    There’s a fierce debate taking over the Internet — and if you haven’t heard about “the dress,” you probably will soon. Tumblr user swiked uploaded a photo of a dress on Wednesday and asked: “Guys please help me – is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can’t agree…” The image quickly went viral with some saying the dress is blue and black while others insist it’s white and gold. But how can this […]

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    PHOTOS: Creative snow creatures

    When life gives us snow, folks in Hampton Roads make art! Upload your snow creation to our gallery.

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    Norfolk police investigate Wednesday night shooting

    Norfolk, Va. – A man is in the hospital recovering after he was shot in Norfolk overnight. This happened just before 11 p.m. on Wednesday. A 22-year-old man was dropped off at DePaul Hospital. He was then transferred to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. His injuries are described as non-life threatening. Police are still investigating. If you know anything about this crime, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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    VIDEO: Dancing grannies remake “Uptown Funk”

    Watch out Bruno Mars, these elders really have talent. Alex Boy and the Dancing Grannies are doing it their way with “Oldtown Funk.”

  • Submitted by Rachel Goodman of Chesapeake. Hoping for spring soon.

    VIPIReady Live Blog: Bulk of snow has moved out, bitter cold moving in

    Most all winter weather advisories have expired for the area.

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    Newport News church damaged after fire on the roof

    Newport News, Va. – Crews responded to a fire at a Newport News church on Thursday night. This happened at Gethsemane Baptist Church at 5405 Roanoke Avenue. The church was empty at the time. They say the fire started on the roof. No one was injured and there was little damage to the building. There’s no word yet on what caused the fire. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.

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    Llamas on the lam: Arizona police chase two escaped llamas through busy streets

    (CNN) — Picture a mix of your favorite movie car chase and a trip to the zoo. Two llamas were on the loose in Sun City, Arizona, Thursday, with TV cameras following them as law enforcement closed in. Of course, it didn’t take long before Twitter joined in the hunt. #Llamas became a trending topic worldwide. The chase began after a 911 call came in to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office just before noon, reporting that a black llama and […]

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    Crews respond after Chesapeake home becomes engulfed in flames

    A Chesapeake home was destroyed on Wednesday after flames ripped through the one-story structure.

  • Two men accused of stealing vehicle, robbing 87-year-old woman’s home at gunpoint

    Portsmouth, Va. – Two men are in custody after police say they stole a vehicle, kicked in an 87-year-old’s door and robbed her at gunpoint. Police say just after 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, they were called from a home in the 200 block of Avondale Road. No one on the line responded, but a burglar alarm call came from the same home. Officers went out to check on the resident there and when they arrived, they found the 87-year-old woman […]

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    73-year-old Newport News man accused of sexually assaulting Hampton woman

    Newport News, Va. – A 73-year-old Newport News man has been arrested after a woman says he sexually assaulted her for several years. Police say on December 15, 2014, they responded to a report about sexual offenses. The incidents allegedly happened between September 1, 2010 and November 26, 2014. The woman, a 51-year-old Hampton resident, says that Buddy Paul Harding took her to his home and sexually assaulted her. After an investigation, police charged Harding with 15 counts of crimes against […]


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