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  • UPDATE: Alcohol a factor in fatal crash on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early Friday morning on Shore Drive near First Landing State Park. The accident happened around 2:35 a.m. Investigators say a 2004 Volvo S-40 station wagon was driving east in the 2400 block of Shore Drive approaching the west gate of Fort Story nearing a right curve in the road. The vehicle continued driving straight into the median and hit two trees. The driver of the vehicle, 31-year-old Meaghan Elizabeth […]

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    Portsmouth fire officials investigating cause of duplex fire

    Portsmouth, Virginia – Portsmouth fire officials are investigating the cause of an early morning duplex fire in the 90 block of Cushing Street in the Craddock section of the city. The fire started around 3:00am. Firefighters say the fire was contained inside  walls on the first floor and spread to the second. The fire was under control in 25 minutes and out 15 minutes after that. The Red Cross responded to assist the family. Three adults and four children are […]

  • Man carjacked while leaving Portsmouth bar: ‘He told me he was going to shoot me’

    Portsmouth Police are investigating a carjacking that took place around 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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    Driver collapses, dies after crashing tractor trailer

    A 46-year-old truck driver died Tuesday morning after a tractor trailer accident on Route 58 in Suffolk.

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    Arrest made in robbery, attempted homicide at Blu Frog Bar & Grill in Chesapeake

    Chesapeake Police have arrested a man in connection to the robbery and attempted homicide that took place early Thursday at the Blu Frog Bar & Grill on Cedar Road.

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    Independence Blvd. reopens after head-on collision

    According to Virginia Beach Police, five people were injured after a head-on collision on Independence Boulevard at Jericho Road around 6:00 a.m.

  • Five people wounded in early morning shooting at Portsmouth lounge

    Portsmouth, Va. – Five people were wounded in a shooting at Pure Diamonds Lounge in the 4100 block of Portsmouth Boulevard early Tuesday morning. Police were called to the lounge around 2:00am for a large crowd and gunshots fired in the parking lot. Officers were unable to locate any victims on scene and began calling local hospitals. Two men and a woman were being treated at Maryview Hospital for gunshots wounds. One of those men was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital […]

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    UPDATE: Crews working to repair two water main breaks in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Virginia Beach Blvd. has reopened following a water main break Tuesday morning at Virginia Beach Blvd. and Byrd Lane. The eastbound lanes of Virginia Beach Blvd. were temporarily closed at Parker Lane. Crews began repairs on the water main around 1:00am and repairs were made around 7am. Officials say weather, the age of pipe, and the pipe material were to blame. There is no way to measure the amount of water lost, they say. Two additional water main breaks have also been reported […]

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    New Portsmouth youth football team celebrates end of season with awards banquet

    Portsmouth, Virginia – “One Team, One Dream.”  That is the motto of the newly established Portsmouth City Cowboys football team who celebrated the end of the season Saturday with their first awards banquet at Mt Sinai Church. The team was created back in June 2014 with their first game in September. The Pee Wee team won their first game in October while the Tiny Mites finished the season with a five-game winning streak including being undefeated at the American Youth […]

  • UPDATE: Two firefighters hurt in Portsmouth house fire

    Portsmouth, Virginia – Fire officials are investigating a house fire in the 60 block of Elm Avenue. Dispatchers say the fire was reported around 5:15am. When crews arrived, there were heavy flames coming from the back of the home. Two firefighters were hurt. Portsmouth’s Deputy Fire Chief Jim Hoffler says one of them was taken to the hospital for dehydration. The other was taken to the hospital after seriously hurting his leg. “He was one of the firefighters with the […]

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    UPDATE: Police arrest man in crash that shut down Sandbridge Road

    UPDATE: The road is now open.  Virginia Beach, Va. – Police have arrested a man following an overnight crash that shut down Sandbridge Road, police tell NewsChannel 3. On Wednesday, January 7, at approximately 2:53 a.m., a Virginia Beach Police Officer was traveling in the 1200 block of Sandbridge Road when he came upon downed power lines in the road and trees on fire. The officer then found an overturned vehicle that was entangled in the downed wires. The officer […]

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    UPDATE: Three taken into custody after police pursuit ends near Norfolk State University

    Norfolk, Virginia – A police pursuit ended near Norfolk State University, off Claiborne Avenue, according to police dispatchers. That’s right near Brambleton Avenue and Park Avenue. The pursuit started just after 3:30 a.m. and ended around 5 a.m. Police say at 4:35 a.m., officers on routine patrol saw a stolen vehicle being driven in the 1300 block of Lead Street. The officers tried to stop the vehicle, but the vehicle would not stop and led police on a pursuit. The […]

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