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  • Chesapeake family displaced after garage fire

    Chesapeake, Virginia –  Firefighters responded to the 1900 block of Beechwood Road in Chesapeake after a family was alerted of a fire by smoke detectors early Wednesday morning. The fire started around 2:40am and the family was able to make it out of the house safely. Fire officials say the fire started in the attached garage of the home and appears to be due to malfunctioning electrical equipment. The fire was contained to the garage but the rest of the […]

  • Armed robbery at 7-Eleven on Colley Avenue

    Police are searching for the suspect who robbed the 7-Eleven on Colley Avenue and 39th Street...

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    Tree causes power outage in Williamsburg; part of Merrimac Trail closed

    A tree fell and took down several power lines in the 300 block of Merrimac Trail early Tuesday, causing power outages in the area.

  • UPDATE: Lanes open after three car accident

    UPDATE: Suffolk Police report that all lanes are now open.

  • Man expected to recover after being shot outside of Norfolk club

    Police are investigating a shooting in Norfolk. It happened outside Palace on Plume nightclub in the 200...

  • Newport News motel fire displaces family

    Newport News, Virginia –  Two adults and four children living in a room at the Economy Motel Suites on Jefferson Avenue have been displaced after a fire early Friday morning. The family was using the stove as an alternate heat source and that is what caused the fire around 4:00am, according to fire officials. Firefighters were able to put the fire out quickly. The fire was contained to the kitchen area and the room has been condemned.

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    Police identify man killed in Newport News shooting

    Newport News, Virginia – Police say 20-year-old Jamek Renal Herbert of Newport News was shot to death while walking with another man in the 700 block of 33rd Street. Several 911 calls were made around 10:42pm about gunshots heard in the area. Police say the call was upgraded to a shooting as officers were en route. Police arrived to find Herbert lying in the street suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. […]

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    Man arrested after leading police on chase through two cities, hitting police cars

    Police have arrested 24 year-old Julius Kinyata Heckstall of Hampton, Virginia for driving under the influence after leading police on a chase through two cities, hitting two police vehicles and finally crashing into a jersey wall. Shortly before 1:30am Friday, a Virginia State Trooper observed Heckstall driving a 1997 Mercedes erratically. The trooper attempted to stop the vehicle near Mallory Street but Heckstall would not stop. Heckstall led police on a chase through Hampton and into Norfolk. Heckstall exited the […]

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    NC – More than 40 new laws now in effect

    North Carolina – More than 40 new laws in North Carolina went into effect Sunday. The new laws include changes on firing a gun, reporting child abuse and school bus safety. There is also a law aiming to prevent the Westboro Baptist Church from protesting funerals of service members. Click here to read about the new laws.

  • UPDATE: Cold temperatures caused pipe to rupture in Virginia Beach, officials say

    Virginia Beach residents in the area of Jericho Road and Independence Blvd lose water service Monday...

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    UPDATE: Woman shot inside Norfolk apartment

    Norfolk, Virginia – Police are investigating a shooting in the 2500 block of Leo Street. Police say a woman was shot inside an apartment around 3:00 a.m. Friday morning. Her injuries are not life-threatening. During a domestic argument, police say the firearm was discharged through the floor of an upstairs apartment. The bullet grazed the leg of the woman, who is a tenant in the apartment below.  She was treated at the scene by Norfolk Fire and Rescue. A woman […]

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    UPDATE: Scene clear after car overturns, lands in ditch in Virginia Beach

    UPDATE: The scene has been cleared, as of 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, October 29. Virginia Beach, Virginia – Police say a car flipped and landed in a ditch in the 4100 block of Blackwater Road around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, October 29, 2013. No other cars were involved. The driver of the vehicle was not hurt. A section of Blackwater Road southbound is blocked. Police are directing traffic around the accident. NewsChannel 3 will release updates as they are made available.