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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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    7 Robin Williams movies that made your childhood

    (CNN) — If there was any actor who could make the entire family laugh, it was Robin Williams. His humor played perfectly to audiences of all ages, and for many of his younger admirers, Williams will be remembered as the funniest adult they knew growing up. It was nearly impossible to come of age in the ’90s and not experience the magic of Williams’ talent in movies like “Hook,” “Jumanji” and “Mrs. Doubtfire.” For those who have forgotten, take a […]

  • Clogged pipes? Before you call the plumber, read this!

    Lots of products promise to clear your pipes without having to call a plumber. But even though they contain harsh chemicals, Consumer Reports tests have shown most aren’t that effective. Now Consumer Reports has just tested a mechanical device that attaches to your faucet and uses pressurized water to clean your pipes. It’s called Drain FX. It claims it’s effective at clearing all kinds of clogs with “no tools, no chemicals, no mess and no need to call the plumber.” […]

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    Comedic actor Robin Williams dead at 63

    (CNN) — Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63. Coroner investigators suspect “the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia,” according to a statement from the Marin County, California, Sheriff’s office. “Robin Williams passed away this morning,” his media representative Mara Buxbaum told CNN. Robin Williams’ final post on Instagram was heartwarming message to daughter “He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and […]

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    Someone puts rope around neck of wild horse

    Someone put a rope around the neck of a wild horse in Corolla. A staff member of the Corolla Wild Horse fund removed it and the horse wasn’t hurt. Now they’re asking you to call Currituck County dispatch any time you see people hurting a horse. The number is 252-232-2216.

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    Organization teaches kids with disabilities how to ride bicycles

    Learning to ride a bike is no easy task for most kids, but there’s an organization that works with kids with disabilities called “iCan Ride” teaching them to do just that, ride bikes. One mother says her autistic son now has the best gift, thanks to this organization and volunteers. Experts say 80% of children with autism won’t ride a bike in their entire life because of the limitations of the disorder. But that’s not the case for one child […]

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    Suffolk man hits it big winning $125,000 in scratcher game

    Suffolk, Va. – One man almost had to pinch himself after he realized he had a lottery ticket worth $125,000 in his hand. Daryle Halterman, an agricultural inspector from Suffolk, says he was dumbfounded as he claimed his big prize. This happened at the Gas N Go on Holland Road in Suffolk. He won playing the Lucky Numbers Scratcher game. He showed it to the clerk and said, “Tell me this is real.” The clerk then looked at the ticket and […]

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    Scam Alert: Don’t pay to change your address ever again!

    One customer is pretty angry. He paid $20 for something that could have cost nothing. “You can do that change of address directly with the postal service for only $1 online or come into your local post office and submit it in person for free,” says Frank Schissler, US Postal Inspector. Here is the problem: Many people do a random search for ‘change of address’ and wind up on one of a number of sites run by businesses. They might […]


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