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    Man fighting for his life after shooting in Newport News

    A man is fighting for his life tonight after police say he was shot in Newport News on Monday night.

  • Tanker truck hauling thousands of gallons of fuel crashes into ditch on Route 58

    UPDATE: All lanes are now back open.  Chesapeake, Va. – Right now, crews are working to clear the scene after a semi tanker hauling thousands of gallons of gasoline and diesel crashed into a ditch on Route 58 and Bisco Street. Police say the tanker was trying to turn into the Kangaroo Gas Station when it got stuck in a ditch and tipped over onto its side. This happened in the 5100 block of West Military Highway and crews were dispatched […]

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    Surfing on Sod?

    Have you ever been surfing on sod? That’s what folks in Alabama had the opportunity to do after a heavy downpour last week. A woman recorded video of her sod floating from three inches of rain according to WHNT.com.    

  • Don’t Waste Your Money: Get the best gadgets for your grill

    With grilling season heating up, all kinds of gadgets promise to take your grill to a new level. Consumer Reports tested three gadgets that aim to make your grill even better. First up is GrillGrates. They are interlocking panels that sit on top of your grill. They promise to help it cook more evenly and keep your food juicy, while reducing flare-ups. Consumer Reports’ lab found the GrillGrates did improve evenness with one of the two grills it tested. And […]

  • Who would steal from a hospice organization?

    Gloucester County, Va. – It may be hard to tell, but Doc Cook does not have long to live. He’s making sure every moment he has left counts. “You have to leave something, and if you can leave something with someone else than you’ve won,” Cook says. For the 71-year-old, winning means taking action to help others on their last leg of life. He organizes fundraisers for Hospice Support Services of Northern Neck. All the while, Cook is dying of […]

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    UPDATE: Traffic detoured after High Rise Bridge experiences mechanical issues

    UPDATE: The bridge has now reopened to traffic. Traffic is now moving in both directions. Traffic is now being detoured on the I-64 High Rise Bridge after experiencing mechanical issues from a lift. Crews and police are on the scene now. Eastbound traffic is being detoured to I-464 and westbound traffic is being detoured to Route 17. We’ll continue to post more updates as we learn more.

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    Facebook posts get deadbeat parents busted for not paying child support

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — You only have to spend a couple of minutes with Casey to see he’s something special. He’s the kind of kid that makes you want to have kids. And at 3 years old he’s chock full of life. It’s hard to imagine what parent wouldn’t want to give him the world. But his own father barely gives him a dime. “He’s paid a total of a $189 in three and a half years,” says Jennifer Cvikel, Casey’s […]

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    Woman cleaning out purse finds $200K lotto ticket

    Columbia, SC (WHNS) — Cleaning out a purse proved to be beneficial for a lottery winner in Liberty. The South Carolina Education Lottery said the woman was cleaning out her purse when she found a lottery ticket worth $200,000. The woman said she just about had a heart attack when she checked the value of the Palmetto Cash 5′s ticket. She was so thrilled, she drove straight to the lottery’s office in Columbia to claim the cash. Because she spent […]

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    Family pit bull credited for saving teen’s life during house fire

    Indianapolis, IN (WXIN) — A boy is alive thanks to his pit bull that woke him up from a nap when his house caught fire. Nick Lamb, 13, was born without the ability to hear, so the smoke alarms couldn’t wake him up, but his two-and-a-half year old pit bull Ace did. This isn’t just a story about the bond between a boy and his dog. “Comes in my room a lot, and likes to play with me, and then, […]

  • Chesapeake man critically injured after robber beats him in his garage

    An 80-year-old Chesapeake man was hospitalized with serious injuries on Wednesday after police say he was beaten in the head in his own garage by a robber.

  • Don’t Waste Your Money: Which nail polish lasts the longest?

    A beautiful manicure is a great finishing touch to your look. But it loses its glamor when it starts to chip. Consumer Reports tested seven nail polishes, including several that claim to last a long time. All were applied with a base and top coat if the brand had one. Ten panelists tried the polishes at home, and 10 panelists received a series of professional manicures. Those were checked at 7, 10, and 14 days. The Chanel Le Vernis polish […]

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    Overheated fan causes fire at Armadillo Mini Storage in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Crews in Virginia Beach responded to a fire at Armadillo Mini Storage on Wednesday night. Calls came in at 10: 04 p.m. and when units arrived, there was a fire in one of the storage units. Officials say smoke was also coming out of other units. They were able to get the fire under control by 10:20 p.m. and it was completely out by 10:36 p.m. There was light damage to the unit where the fire started. Officials […]