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    Teen critically injured during tornado at campground dies

    Lheandrew Lloyd Balabat, 13, who was injured July 24th when a tornado touched down at Cherrystone Family Camping Resort died Saturday afternoon at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, according to the campground owner who has been in touch with a close friend of the Balabat family. Lheandrew  and his sisters were hurt and their parents, Lord Balabat and Lolibeth Ortega were killed when a tree fell onto the family while they were in separate tents at the camping resort […]

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    17 displaced in Virginia Beach apartment fire

    Virginia Beach, Virginia – Four apartments were destroyed by a fire at Pembroke Lakes Apartments in Virginia Beach leaving 13 adults and 4 children displaced. Fire units responded to the 700 block of Emerald Lake Circle shortly before 8:00am Sunday. Everyone made it out of the apartments safely. One civilian and one firefighter received minor burn injuries but neither required transportation to the hospital. The Red Cross is assisting all of the residents who are displaced. The cause of the fire was due to […]

  • ‘They left him on the ground to die’: grandma of Newport News man gunned down

    Newport News, Virginia – Linda Nelson is not only left with the loss of her grandson, but also the burden of knowing his killer is still on the streets. “They left him on the ground to die,” Nelson says. “They just left him to die. Help us find who did this. This is terrible.” 28-year-old Angel Alicea was gunned down Monday night at the intersection of Crutchfield Drive and Ruston Drive in Newport News. “He was on his way back […]

  • Four hurt, 14 displaced in Virginia Beach duplex fire

    Virginia Beach, Virginia – Four people were hurt, including a 14 year-old and a firefighter, after a kitchen fire quickly spread in a duplex after someone left food cooking on a stove. One unit was destroyed and another was damaged by smoke. A total of 14 people have been displaced. Fire crews responded to the fire on Morrison Avenue, off South Lynnhaven Road around 3:30am Thursday. Everyone was able to get out before firefighters arrived. The fire was under control […]

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    Air Algerie says missing plane apparently crashed in Mali

    (CNN) – An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday appears to have crashed in a remote area of Mali. Air Algerie said via Twitter that the plane has apparently crashed in the Tilemsi area, about 70 kilometers (45 miles) from the southeastern city of Gao. Flight 5017 lost radar contact 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, early Thursday. It was supposed to arrive […]

  • Failed home invasion with fake shotgun leaves one hospitalized, one on the run

    One man is in the hospital and another is on the run after a failed home invasion with a fake shotgun in Newport News early Tuesday morning.

  • UPDATE: Police identify man shot and killed in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Virginia – Norfolk police have identified the victim of a homicide that occurred in the area of Jason Avenue and Hancock Avenue. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Dajuan F. Glover of the 7400 block of Dakota Avenue. Police responded to a call of a gunshots heard around 4:40am and found Glover suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medics pronounced him dead a short time later. No suspect information has been released. The victim’s loved ones are learning about his death and […]

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    Update: All lanes clear after car flips on I-64 eastbound

    Update: All lanes are now cleared. Norfolk, Virginia – State police say a car flipped on I-64 eastbound at Chesapeake Boulevard Tuesday morning. The call came in at 4:49am and one lane is currently open causing a backup. State police have not released details on injuries.

  • Alan Lawson: resisting arrest; simple assault; threats made to a law enforcement officer; and damaged property

    UPDATE: Man arrested after barricade situation at Chesapeake motel

    Chesapeake, Virginia -  A barricade situation at Studio and Suites 4 Less on Battlefield Boulevard near Wal-Mart ended peacefully around 5:30am Tuesday when the suspect surrendered to police. Police have arrested 38-year-old Alan Lawson of Newport News in reference to the barricaded/SWAT incident. Lawson is charged with resisting arrest; simple assault; threats made to a lawn enforcement officer; and damaged property. The suspect also has outstanding warrants for failure to appear in court; resisting arrest; and damaged property. It happened […]

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    Victory Boulevard in Portsmouth reopened following gas leak

    Portsmouth, Virginia – A gas leak at Lindab, Inc in the 2600 block of Airline Boulevard caused Victory Boulevard to be closed for several hours Saturday morning  between Airline Boulevard and Portsmouth Boulevard. According to fire officials, the leak began around 8:30am when workers were filling  a forklift from a 35 gallon propane tank. The emergency shut-off switch did not stop the leak and the fire department responded, as well as AmeriGas, the supplier of the propane. The AmeriGas emergency […]

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    RockOn! Student experiments launch into space any minute

    Click here to see ROCK-On Launch from Wallops Flight Facility.   NASA – Students and educators from across the United States will become “rocket scientists” during two workshops at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia this month. The seventh annual RockOn! workshop, conducted in partnership with the Colorado and Virginia Space Grant Consortia, will provide 61 community college and university students and instructors the opportunity to learn how to build a scientific payload for a suborbital rocket flight. This workshop […]

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    19-year-old dies in hospital after being shot in the head in Newport News

    A 19-year-old died in the hospital Monday evening after he was shot in the head around 11:00 p.m. Sunday night.

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