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    Crews rush out to possible drowning of toddler in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Va. – Crews were called out to a Norfolk home about the possible drowning of a 2-year-old boy. Calls came in about the incident at 2:59 p.m. on Wednesday. Police found the mother of the child who says she saw him struggle in the pool and swallow water. NewsChannel 3 spoke with the child’s uncle who says the child may have slipped on the stairs to the above ground pool. They found him face down but were not sure how […]

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    State Trooper involved in 3-vehicle accident on I-264 WB in Virginia Beach

    Update: All lanes have now reopened. Virginia Beach, Va. – Right now the left lane of I-264 westbound is shut down after a 3-vehicle pile up involving a Virginia State Trooper. This occurred just west of Birdneck. There are minor injuries involved. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.

  • Police continue to search for clues in Virginia Beach father’s shooting death

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Virginia Beach police officials say 42-year-old Guy Lavon Cuffee was fatally shot on Tuesday night in the Manchester Villiage  area of Green Run. They are still searching for answers in this case. The shooting happened in the 1400 block of Harbinger Road near South Rosemont Road. Emergency dispatchers received a call for the shooting around 9:14 p.m. Cuffee was pronounced deceased at the scene. On Wednesday, NewsChannel 3 spoke to Cuffee’s ex-wife, Shari, who says she […]

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    Man convicted of first-degree murder in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Va. – There’s been a conviction in a murder case featured in our Taking Action Against Crime report. Prosecutors tell us 22-year-old Javontay Jones was convicted of first-degree murder in a bench trial this morning. Jones was charged in the November 2011 shooting death of Darelle Williams. That happened on A Avenue. NewsChannel 3 told you about this right after it happened and featured it in our Taking Action Against Crime report. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for November.

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    76-year-old woman reported missing by family in Suffolk located safely

    UPDATE: Police say Ms. Pittman has been located safely.  Suffolk, Va. – Police need your help to find a missing and endangered woman in Suffolk. They are searching for 76-year-old Mary Lizzie Pittman. Pittman was reported missing by family members on Monday afternoon. She was last seen on August 3rd at around 2:30 p.m. getting into a black Mercedes SUV in the 2000 block of North Main Street. She was seen by a family member and reportedly not in distress. […]

  • People Taking Action: Norfolk cheer coach, business owner honored for big heart

    Norfolk, Va. – A Norfolk woman has been teaching cheerleaders what it takes to be a star both on and off the court. On Tuesday we learned more about the lessons she’s passing along that have people yelling “hip-hip-hooray!” NewsChannel 3 along with a few excited cheerleaders entered her business chanting cheers completely surprising Danielle Flood, who goes by Dani. Dani owns a hair salon. She’s also a cheerleading coach for the Hampton Roads Seven Cities Pro AM League. Shamaine […]

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    Military truck spills gallons of fuel into Hampton drain

    Hampton, Va. – Between 20 and 25 gallons of fuel has spilled from a military truck carrying a fuel tank and ended up in a nearby drain. It happened in the 2700 block of Mercury Boulevard right in front of the Relax Inn around 4:30 this afternoon causing the four lanes of traffic to be reduced to only one lane. According to Hampton police, the fuel spilled after the tank shifted during the drive. The Hampton Fire Department and HAST team were called out […]

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    Portsmouth City employee pushed down, robbed in parking garage

    Portsmouth, Va. – On Monday morning, a Portsmouth City employee was mugged inside of a parking garage. A city official says this happened in the garage on Crawford Street at around 11 a.m. The victim in this case was the city’s Accessor. Police say she was pushed down and by the time she got up, someone had taken off with her purse and ran away. She says she did not see anything before this happened. On Tuesday, the Interim City Manager […]

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    Chesapeake police investigate double shooting

    Police are now investigating after two men were shot in Chesapeake on Monday night.

  • Woman, teen injured in double stabbing in Portsmouth

    Portsmouth, Va. – Two people have been hurt following a double stabbing during an altercation in Portsmouth on Monday. The incident occurred in the 6000 block of Churchland Blvd. Police say a woman and a juvenile were taken to the hospital. The woman was stabbed in the neck and her injuries are considered serious. The male juvenile was stabbed in the arm. His injuries are not life-threatening. The boy has been treated and released but the woman remains in the hospital. There’s […]

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    Two men wanted for shooting in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Va. – A man has suffered life-threatening injuries after he was shot in Norfolk on Monday. The shooting happened in the 3000 block of East Princess Anne Road near Ballentine Blvd. Police say the victim was shot just after 6 p.m. He was taken to Sentara Norfolk General. Police says the shooting happened in the middle of the street. Detectives are now looking for two men who may be responsible. They are looking for 50-year-old Isaiah Walter Wilson and […]

  • Marissa’s Musket Range Bloopers

    It was an interesting day for NewsChannel 3’s Marissa Jasek who took a few tries to get the perfect “shot.” Click here to read the full story. 

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