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    Hampton hires new superintendent

    Hampton, Va. – Starting this summer, Hampton will have a new superintendent. On Wednesday night, the Hampton School Board approved Dr. Jeffery O. Smith as the new superintendent. He is scheduled to take his position starting on July 1st. The current superintendent, Dr. Linda Shifflette, is retiring after six years. Smith was most recently the superintendent for West Point Public Schools. He has been there for seven years. He has also worked as the assistant superintendent for academic services in […]

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    Amtrak train thought to be going twice as fast as it should have been before deadly crash

    Temple University Hospital now confirms six dead in the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia, according to CBS Philadelphia.

  • Justin Zemser was among the six people killed on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in the Amtrak Train 188 derailment in Philadelphia. Zemser, 20, was a Naval Academy Midshipmen.

    Who were the victims of the Amtrak derailment?

      (CNN) — A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman. A Wells Fargo executive. An Associated Press video software architect. A chief executive of a small tech company. They are among the seven people who died in Tuesday night’s derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia. Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington and Boston, is North America’s busiest railroad, with 11.6 million riders in fiscal year 2014. Every day, trains reaching speeds between 125 mph and 150 mph carry […]

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    12-year-old hit by vehicle in Poquoson

    Poquoson, Va. – A 12-year-old was hit by a vehicle while riding his bike in Poquoson on Wednesday. This happened near the intersection of Wythe Creek Road and Victory Blvd. The child was trying to cross Victory Boulevard between two cars. Dispatch says he was not in a crosswalk at the time and was hit by the vehicle that was traveling westbound. The boy was injured but was alert when he was taken to the hospital. There’s no word yet on […]

  • Virginia Beach mom murdered on Mother’s Day weekend, husband in jail after shootout with police

    Virginia Beach Police shot a man after a woman was killed and another man was shot during a domestic situation on Friday night.

  • People Taking Action: 90-year-old woman takes action for members of her community

    Newport News, Va. – At Family Light Baptist Church in Newport News we surprised a special 90-year-old member at the church. In fact, an unscheduled choir rehearsal was set up just so we could make a People Taking Action presentation for Noretha Mills. It was her son, Donnette Mills who is the church pastor who sent us an email about how she takes action. “She is a widow and has continued to support the family and friends in so many ways.” Now […]

  • Man shot on Halter Drive in Virginia Beach

    A man is in the hospital after he was shot in Virginia Beach on Tuesday night.

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    Virginia Beach City Council votes for light rail extension

    Virginia Beach, Va. – On Tuesday night, the Virginia Beach City Council voted 9-2 to continue efforts to extend light rail from Newtown Road to Town Center. They approved $20 million to further engineering on the project, but it has not received final approval. In about a year there will be a binding vote. The light rail is expected to cost about $310 million and the state will fund $155 of it. City council also voted to approve a budget […]

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    Convenience store robbed in Portsmouth

    Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth detectives are investigating yet another robbery in the city. This time, the Cheap Cigs and Sodas store was robbed in the 3800 block of George Washington Highway. Emergency officials received calls at 3:51 p.m. Police say the suspect came into the building, took out a gun and demanded money from an employee. The employee complied and then left the business. No one was harmed. If you know anything about this robbery, please call the Crime Line […]

  • Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell back in court for appeal

    Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was back in court today arguing that he is innocent of public corruption. McDonnell’s lawyer told a federal appeals court in Richmond that the trial judge made mistakes in his instructions to the jury that found McDonnell guilty last fall. McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison after the jury found him guilty of using his office to help businessman Jonnie Williams promote his dietary supplement business. Williams gave Bob McDonnell and his wife […]

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    Waterspout touches down near Manteo

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has reported a waterspout that touched down in Manteo on Monday causing damage in the area.

  • Police say string of robberies in Norfolk connected to others in Chesapeake, Portsmouth

    Police say the same man who robbed almost a dozen businesses in the Mermaid City is also responsible for a string of robberies in Chesapeake and Portsmouth.


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