Les Smith

Recent Articles

  • Viewers take action in a big way for Army Vet and his beloved dogs

    Posted on: 4:32 pm, April 2, 2014, by , updated on: 06:04pm, April 2, 2014

    On Monday, NewsChannel 3 told you how an Army veteran is having to give up the dogs he has taken...
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  • Taking Action: Ailing Suffolk dog rescuer needs assistance

    Posted on: 3:13 pm, March 31, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:09am, April 1, 2014

    NewsChannel 3 is taking action for a local Army veteran in need, and for the dogs he loves so much.
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  • More Reagan sailors reporting illnesses caused by Fukushima radiation

    Posted on: 7:55 pm, February 27, 2014, by and

    In March of 2011, an earthquake caused a tsunami, which slammed into the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The U.S. Navy responded immediately, but now some sailors are paying a price for their service.
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  • Governor McAuliffe repeals tax on hybrid vehicles

    Posted on: 7:37 pm, February 26, 2014, by and

    Governor McAuliffe signed a bill Wednesday repealing the tax on hybrids. It was an idea that passed last year as part of the big transportation compromise, but it went nowhere fast.
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  • NC governor demanding answers from Duke Energy about coal ash

    Posted on: 6:28 pm, February 26, 2014, by and

    The company is under pressure to lay out plans for what it will do with coal ash at their 14 locations after a broken stormwater pipe sent contaminated water and coal ash into the Dan River.
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  • Les and Barbara team up to take action, and get results

    Posted on: 2:03 pm, February 21, 2014, by , and , updated on: 02:05pm, February 21, 2014

    The team you trust is back – and better than ever. Watch Les and Barbara team up – to take...
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    Les Smith and Barbara Ciara
  • Drivers may see relief from monthly E-ZPass charges

    Posted on: 7:36 pm, February 20, 2014, by and

    We have heard from many of you who use the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels about the tolls that started earlier this month. Lawmakers in Richmond heard you too. Now they’re about to put the brakes on at least part of the new fees.
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  • McDonnell’s lawyers want federal indictment thrown out

    Posted on: 5:42 pm, February 19, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:06pm, February 19, 2014

    Former Governor Bob McDonnell’s lawyers are opening a new line of attack in their defense in federal court.
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  • Domestic violence gun bill halted by Virginia General Assembly

    Posted on: 6:14 pm, February 18, 2014, by and

    The Virginia General Assembly has put the brakes on a new bill aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of stalkers and spousal abusers. It’s an emotional issue that pits crime victims against supporters of gun rights.
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  • Hampton Roads was once home to one of the real Monuments Men

    Posted on: 6:22 pm, February 7, 2014, by and

    Monuments Men opens Friday and is based on an actual group of unsung heroes from World War II. It turns out, one of those heroes of the art world was a real-life treasure to those who knew him in Hampton Roads.
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  • Local officials say our water is safe after NC coal ash spill

    Posted on: 7:34 pm, February 6, 2014, by and

    Local officials are moving quickly to reassure us that our water is safe to drink after coal ash spilled into North Carolina's Dan River.
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  • Virginians against same-sex marriage are making their voices heard

    Posted on: 6:42 pm, February 4, 2014, by , updated on: 03:08pm, February 14, 2014

    Virginians who support the ban on same-sex marriage are making sure their voices are heard. It’s a divisive issue, but they say swings in public opinion don’t change their traditional values.
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