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    Man killed after being hit by vehicle in Norfolk

    UPDATE: Police have now identified the victim in this case.  He was 79-year-old Billy Lewis Gillion of the 3500 block of Argonne Avenue. He was hit after police say he walked in the street.   No charges have been filed against the driver.  Norfolk, Va. – A man was killed on Tuesday night after he was hit by a vehicle in Norfolk. The accident happened in the 2800 block of Cromwell Road. Calls came in at 6 p.m. When first responders arrived […]

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    Man leads deputies in Camden County on chase, crashes into patrol vehicle

    Camden County, NC – A man has been arrested after Camden County deputies say he led them on a chase and crashed into a patrol vehicle. On Wednesday at 2:39 a.m., deputies responded to a light gray 2004 explorer vehicle that was taken from the suspect’s mother in the Walnut Island area of Currituck County. They tried to stop the vehicle on US 158 near Belcross. Deputies say they told Robert Kilpatrick Beasley, III that they were going to detain him, […]

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    Taking Action Getting Job: Pipefitters (Job #: 686799)

    Job #: 686799 Pipefitters (DownRiver) Colonna’s Shipyard NORFOLK, VA – 23523 Posted 11/18/2015 on Virginia Workforce Connection Positions available: 12 Occupation: Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters Down River (A division on Colonna’s Shipyard) is currently hiring Pipefitters (1st and 2nd class) for immediate work in Marinette, WI. Requirements: • 5 or more years’ experience in military shipyard repair/Industrial plant • Able to read blueprints and tack weld • Brazing certs is a plus • Travel is required Testing Requirements for *some […]

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    Police investigate after man is shot in Portsmouth

    Portsmouth, Va. – Police are now investigating after a man was shot in Portsmouth on Wednesday. This happened at South Street and Buchanan Avenue. Emergency crews were called about the incident at 5:09 p.m. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. No word on injuries yet. Police are now blocking off the area of Lansing Avenue. Officers are canvassing nearby apartments. NewsChannel 3 will continue to update as we learn more. Police and crime tape block off Lansing […]

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    Portsmouth fishermen back on the water thanks to NewsChannel 3 Taking Action, Getting Results

    Portsmouth, Va. – With rows of unused fishing rods lining silent aisles at Greg`s Bait Shop, you can hear live bait splashing around. It’s the only noise owner Greg Milner hears at his shop these days because he says his sales are sinking. “I`m one of the few tackle shops left around period, and we are just trying to stay afloat,” says Milner. Milner says he`s lost 40% in sales this year alone because the city closed down its only […]

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    Baggage handlers admit to stealing items from passengers’ luggage at Norfolk International Airport

    Norfolk, Va. – Two men could spend the next five years behind bars after they admitted to conspiracy to steal valuable items from baggage at the Norfolk International Airport. Officials say Chris Arthur Perry, 25, of Chesapeake and Gregory Paul Wingard, Jr. 27 of Norfolk, pleaded guilty on Wednesday. They say from December 2013 to June 4th, both men used their positions as baggage handlers to break into checked baggage in the secure area of the airport. They took money, […]


    22-year-old Suffolk man accused of abducting, sexually abusing 14-year-old girl

    Suffolk, Va. – A 22-year-old Suffolk man is now facing several charges after police say he abducted and sexually abused a 14-year-old girl. Trovias K. Mayfield was arrested on November 17th after direct indictment on charges of abduction, extort money or immoral purpose, aggravated sexual battery, and carnal knowledge of a child 13-15 years of age. Police say this was related to an incident that allegedly happened from May 26th-June 1st. Mayfield is now being held without bond at Western […]

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    Woman says two men tried to rob her at gunpoint, fired shot at her outside of her Suffolk home

    Suffolk, Va. – A woman says two men shot at her and tried to rob her outside of a Suffolk home on Tuesday night. Police were called out to the scene in the 800 block of Ridley Street at 8:07 p.m. The caller told them there were shots fired and someone screaming in the area. When police arrived, they found a woman in her driveway who told them two men tried to rob her at gunpoint. She says she was inside of the […]

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    Hampton University students evacuated from student center; situation all clear

    Update: This situation has now been cleared.  Hampton, Va. – There has been an evacuation at the Hampton University Student Center according to an alert. University officials advised students to remain calm and to follow instructions from University authorities. They are asking people to limit phone calls to HUPD dispatch so that phone lines are available for emergency messaging. NewsChannel 3 is working to gather more details about the incident. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.

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    Several stores deciding to close their doors on Thanksgiving Day

    Employees at several large stores will have the opportunity to enjoy a day off just like everyone else. According to TheBlackFriday.com, several big stores have confirmed  that they will not open their doors on Thanksgiving day. Check out the list below:  Babies R Us Barnes and Noble Cabelas Costco Dierbergs DSW Game Stop Half Price Books Harbor Freight Ikea Joann Lowes Menards Nordstrom Pier 1 Imports Petco REI Sam’s Club Schnucks Staples TJ Maxx Tractor Supply Trader Joe’s True Value […]

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    Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam officially running for governor of Virginia

    On Tuesday, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam officially announced that he will be running for Governor of Virginia. He is a former Army doctor and practicing neurologist. “In the two years I’ve been Lieutenant Governor, we’ve been able to make great strides. We’ve expanded access to affordable health care, created over 40,000 jobs, and opened up pre-K to thousands of young Virginians. I’ve broken ties on Senate votes in favor of increasing the minimum wage, banning discrimination in the workplace, and […]

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    Man killed after shooting in apparent road rage incident

    Norfolk, Va. – An apparent case of road rage led to a father’s death. It all started as a fender bender at around 7:30 pm Friday. Then, someone started shooting in what appears to be a case of road rage, a source tells NewsChannel 3. Isaac Gervasio was hit and died from his injuries on Saturday. His family wasn’t ready to be interviewed on television, but his brother said he was a father of three and said Gervasio served in the Navy […]


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