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    NAACP holds gun violence forum

    NORFOLK, Va. – The NAACP held a forum on violence Saturday after several homicides have occurred in the city. The forum was held at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church. The organization showed a short documentary on gun violence. The mother of Jordan Davis, whose son was gunned down in Florida in 2012, spoke to participants there.  

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    Teen shot in back in Newport News

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A teen was shot in the back in Newport News on Friday night. It happened just after 10 p.m. on Warwick Boulevard. He is expected to survive. Witnesses say a black car pulled off from the scene and shots were fired. No word on suspects yet.

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    Newport News to participate in National Drug Take Back Day

    Newport News, Va. – Do you have prescription drugs you need to dispose of? Newport News will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day on April 30th. This initiative is seeking to help prevent increased pill abuse and theft. On April 30 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., police will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs to be disposed of. There will be collection points in Newport News at the Police Department’s North Precinct at 368 […]

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    Operation Blessing sends team to Houston to help with flood relief

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The citizens of Houston devastated by flooding will now have a few extra hands to help. Operation Blessing deployed its U.S. Disaster Relief Team to the area to help residents in their clean-up efforts. The flooding was caused after 17 inches of rain poured into the area. Seven people have died and more than 1,000 homes have flooded. An advance team left on April 21.  Operation Blessing sent disaster relief equipment from their warehouse in Florida […]

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    Kam Chancellor helps to get former East Carolina University player signed to Seattle

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. – It was a dream coming true for man living in Virginia Beach. Giavanni Ruffin only played football for his senior season at Hickory High School in Chesapeake, but that was enough to get some attention of college coaches. “Gee” as his friends call him, played for East Carolina University.  His versatility as a receiver out of the back field mixed with his strength and speed made him an instant star for the pirates there. I Never Gave […]

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    Norfolk Police fatally shoot man barricaded inside home for hours

    A man who barricaded himself inside a home is now dead after police say he shot at officers who then fired back, killing him.

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    Police investigate undetermined death in Norfolk

    Police in Norfolk are investigating an undetermined death that was reported Friday, April 22.

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    Suspect fires at person during argument, hits Franklin home instead

    FRANKLIN, Va. – A shot was fired during an argument in Franklin on Tuesday and a home was hit police say. A city employee saw two people arguing in the 100 block of Langston Court. The suspect pulled out a gun and fired it at the other person involved in the argument. The bullet missed the person and hit the home. When police arrived, they suspect left the area. Officers tried to talk to potential witnesses about the incident, but […]

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    Elementary school student says two men tried to abduct him in Poquoson

    YORK-POQUOSON, Va. – An elementary school student in Poquoson says that two men tried to abduct him after he got off of the school bus on April 21. Police spoke to the child who says that he got off of the bus at the intersection of Browns Neck Road and Phillips Road. He says an unmarked green work van with orange spray paint on the rear doors drove up to him on Phillips Road and two men got out. He […]

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    12-year-old and adult male shot in Norfolk neighborhood

    NORFOLK, Va. – A 12-year-old child along with a second gunshot victim are in the hospital recovering after being shot in a Norfolk neighborhood on Thursday. Police say this happened in the 6200 block of Alexander Street. Officers say when they responded to the scene, they found the child suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers say the second victim was taken to DePaul Medical Center by a different person. Both victims have non-life threatening injuries. Police are now in the neighborhood […]

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    Search suspended after remains found, believed to be missing Fairfax County firefighter

    LURAY, Va. – The search has been suspended for a missing Fairfax County firefighter after a body was found in Shenandoah National Park. According to WTVR.com, the remains were found at around 2 p.m. at White Oak Canyon Trail. That’s where Nicole Mittendorff’s 2009 Mini Cooper was found on April 16. She last contacted her family on April 13. She was then reported missing to Virginia State Police on Friday, April 15. The 31-year-old firefighter called in sick before she […]

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    ODU declined to consider Stephen Ballard’s proposal for new football stadium

    NORFOLK, Va. – Old Dominion University has declined to consider a proposal from Stephen Ballard for a new 25,000 seat football stadium. On March 29, Stephen Ballard of S.B. Ballard construction presented an offer to privately finance Old Dominion University’s new football stadium, which is not the traditional route in financing for college athletics. Ronald C. Ripley, Rector for Old Dominion University’s Board of Visitors says the university is conducting a study and collecting data to make sure they pursue a […]


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