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  • UPDATE: Virginia Beach officer charged with assault after fight with Navy personnel at bar

    Virginia Beach Police are investigating a fight between several off-duty officers and Navy personnel at a bar over the weekend.

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    NC Governor Pat McCrory unveils 25 year vision for transportation

    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory spoke in Elizabeth City on Friday about his 25-year transportation vision, the economy, and the importance of the Coast Guard in the region.

  • Five years later, grieving family finally finds answers about son killed in combat

    SSgt Mark Stets, Jr. was killed by a suicide bomber in Pakistan in 2010. Ever since then, his father has been searching for answers.

  • Grandmother files lawsuit against Virginia Beach over baby’s death

    One Suffolk grandmother believes the city of Virginia Beach played a part in her grandson’s death. Shirley Hodges is suing the city and 8 employees of it’s Human Services and Child Protective Services department for nearly $4.4 million dollars. In the lawsuit filed in Virginia Beach Circuit Court this week, Hodges claims Child Protective Services didn’t do their job investigating the mother of 13-month old Devon Barrington-Abbot. His mother, Amanda Barrington,  told police she found the infant dead the morning November […]

  • Funeral to be held Saturday for former Philadelphia police detective murdered in Suffolk

    The death of 69-year-old Virginia Hill, a great-grandmother of 15 and retired Philadelphia police detective, is still unfathomable for so many people. Hill was shot and killed last Saturday morning in her Suffolk home. Police have not yet been able to identify a suspect in her murder. Friends, family and co-workers celebrated her life at her viewing on Friday. Rose Rogers took the trip from Texas to say goodbye to the friend she says she met when she was just […]

  • Cab companies take action to get senior citizens to the polls for free

    Six cab companies across Hampton Roads are coming together and taking action to get seniors to the polls on Election Day. It’s less than two weeks away and getting to the voting booths for many, like 82-year old Tommy Hewitt, is tough. Two years ago, his doctor told him he could no longer drive. Now this once strong, independent man has to rely on his children and public transportation to get around. “It’s gets to be very hard on you,” […]

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    Avoid the long lines, vote absentee

    Chesapeake, Va. – When you hear of Election Day, you probably immediately go back to visions of long lines like the last presidential election and waiting for hours to cast your ballot. But today we learned that you could avoid those lines and it was a breeze by absentee voting. The only way you can do so is if you have a legitimate reason you will be absent on Election Day. Chesapeake registrar Al Spradlin says many people get confused […]

  • Update: Documents reveal possible motive for shooting death of former Philadelphia detective

    Suffolk Police are searching for the suspect responsible for shooting and killing a woman Saturday morning. Officials say 69-year old Virginia Hill was found suffering from a gunshot wound and rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

  • UPDATE: Two charged for robbing Peninsula 7-Eleven stores wearing gorilla mask

    Hampton Police and Newport News Police are now searching for a man who they say robbed two 7-Eleven stores at gunpoint while wearing a black gorilla mask.

  • Chesapeake IHOP owner on treatment of breastfeeding mom: ‘It was a mistake.’

    “It was a mistake.” Those were the words from Chesapeake IHOP owner Sattar Shaik after a mom, Samantha Copeland, exclusively tells NewsChannel 3 a manager put a dish towel over her baby’s face while she was breastfeeding. “I was really upset.  I was speechless,” Copeland said. “I always thought I would know what to do in that situation, but when it happened I had no idea what to do.” Many of Samantha’s friends and other upset moms were planning on hosting a […]

  • Pasquotank Co. magistrate could lose his job after refusing to marry same-sex couple

    Pasquotank Co., NC – A same-sex couple in Elizabeth City was finally able to tie the knot Tuesday after a magistrate refused to marry them the day before. Now that magistrate could lose his job. Pasquotank County Magistrate Gary Littleton refused to say one word about his decision to NewsChannel 3 on Tuesday. However, his boss, Chief District Court Judge Christopher Bean says it was because it went against his moral and religious beliefs. Judge Bean oversees and supervises the […]

  • UPDATE: Truck driver charged after crash on MMMBT

    A truck driver has been charged after a Wednesday afternoon crash on the bridge span of the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel left part of his truck hanging from the side of the bridge.

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