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    This app makes sure you never walk home alone

    NEW YORK — “Text me when you get home” is a frequent farewell among friends and family. But what if you could actually track their journey home, check in if they’re feeling unsafe on their commute, and ensure that they can easily contact the police in an emergency? That’s all possible with a free app called Companion. Created over a year ago by a group of five students at the University of Michigan, the app has been gaining a ton […]

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    Plus size models rip the runway as Ashley Graham unveils new lingerie line

    Curves were certainly in this week as plus size models ripped the runway showing off Ashley Graham’s new line of lingerie. Thank you @carineroitfeld for a beautiful evening at the #BAZAARIcons event! A photo posted by A S H L E Y G R A H A M (@theashleygraham) on Sep 17, 2015 at 9:35am PDT A few more of my looks off the the runway yesterday! #IAmSizeSexy -tap the pic to meet the models!- A photo posted by A […]

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    Reports: School bus overturns in water with students inside in Tampa

    Tampa, Fl. – According to reports, a school bus in Tampa Florida has overturned in water with students on board. This occurred on 15626 Eastbourn Drive. The Hillsbrough County Sheriff sent a tweet stating that all students and the bus driver are accounted for.  There were 27 students on the bus. There were no injuries reported. Traffic Crash involving school bus, 9 Eagles Dr & Kingsmill Pl – ALL students & bus driver accounted for, N0 injuries pic.twitter.com/rUdp9N2F8x — HCSO […]

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    Navy identifies Gerald R. Ford sailor who died while running in Hampton

    A Sailor assigned to the Gerald R. Ford died on Tuesday morning while he was running in Hampton.

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    Portsmouth police investigate shooting

    Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth police are investigating after a man was shot in the 3800 block of Sugar Creek Circle. The call came in at 10:11 p.m. The man was transported to the hospital to be treated. No other details have been released. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.

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    Two injured in Virginia Beach accident near First Landing State Park

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Two people had to be rescued after they were trapped in a vehicle after an accident in Virginia Beach on Wednesday night. n Dispatch tells NewsChannel 3 that this happened at Cypress Swamp Drive and Sheltered Woods near First Landing State Park. There’s no other information available about the condition of the occupants who had to be rescued. We’ll post more updates as we learn more.  

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    Suffolk names new city manager

    Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk has just named a new city manager. On Wednesday night, the Suffolk City Council voted unanimously to make Patrick Roberts their new city manger. Robert has already been doing the job while he served as the interim city manager since May of this year. He also served as deputy city manager since 2008. He has worked for the city of Suffolk as an assistant director in the department of planning and community development. He has also […]

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    Driver charged after fleeing from police, hitting two other vehicles in Newport News

    Newport News, Va. – A man is facing several charges after police say he led them on a pursuit and hit two cars on Tuesday morning. The incident happened at 10:57 a.m. when police were pursuing a 2002 Chevrolet Impala that was driving recklessly on Jefferson Avenue. They say 27-year-old  Alonzo Rashad Wade was behind the wheel. They say he lost control of the vehicle, hit a Hyundai Elantra while at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Freedom Way and […]

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    Jesse Matthew formally charged with abduction and murder of Morgan Harrington

    Morgan Harrington’s parents were struck by the similarities as soon as they heard University of Virginia student Hannah Graham went missing. Their daughter, a Virginia Tech student, had disappeared five years earlier at the same time of year, around the same time of night and in the same place — Charlottesville, Virginia. But even as speculation surged that the two cases could be connected, the Harringtons were still waiting for answers. Until now. Prosecutors revealed Tuesday that a grand jury […]

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    Armed men rob James City County 7-Eleven

    James City County, Va. – Police need your help to figure out who robbed a James City County 7-Eleven over the weekend. This happened in the 8100 block of Croaker Road on Sunday at 5:10 a.m. Police say about 4 or 5 men came in with their faces covered displaying handguns. They demanded money from the clerks. They reportedly drove away in a dark blue Dodge Stratus. No one was injured in the robbery. If you know anything about this […]

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    UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Suffolk shooting

    UPDATE:  Police say they have now arrested Marvin Vasti Jacobs, 34, of Suffolk.  Jacobs is being held without bond in the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.  Suffolk, Va. – A man was airlifted to the hospital on Wednesday night after being shot several times in Suffolk. Police received calls about gunshots on E. Washington Street at 10:49 p.m. They found a man who they say had been shot during an argument on Beech Street. Police say the man then ran to E. Washington […]

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    Pilot in critical condition after plane crashes into Croatan Sound

    Manteo, NC – A plane crashed into the Croatan Sound near the Dare County Regional Airport on Monday evening at 4:30 p.m. The pilot, Jenny Hawk, is now in critical condition. The plane was about 50 feet from the approach end of the runway. Officials say Hawk was the only person in the plane. She is the owner of OBX Airplanes. She was rescued by first responders and transported by Dare MedFlight to Norfolk for treatment. They say she was flying banners […]


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