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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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    Local Tuskegee Airman passes away

    Hampton, Va. – Former Tuskegee Airmen CMSgt. Grant Smith Williams Sr. passed away early Sunday morning, according to the Tidewater Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen. Williams lived in Hampton and was 94 years old.

  • Portsmouth Sonic employee shot in stomach during robbery

    Portsmouth, Va. – A worker at a Portsmouth Sonic was shot in the stomach during a robbery early Thursday morning. Police say around 1:40am Thursday, several suspects went into the Sonic in the 5700 block of Portsmouth Boulevard and demanded money from the employee. The employee did what the suspects asked and the robbers left with money and his wallet. After the suspects ran to a car parked nearby, police say the man walked outside. That is when one of […]

  • VIDEO: Kids react to loud explosion in Hampton garage fire

      Hampton, Virginia – Fire crews were attempting to put out a garage fire in the 100 block of Linden Avenue around 2:30am Wednesday. Officials say some type of fuel tank went off as crews were pulling hoses back. Neighbors say they heard a loud explosion around 3:30 a.m. When they looked out the window, they saw flames about 30 feet high. The initial cause of the fire in the detached garage is unknown at this time. Fire officials say […]

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    Arrest made after three people shot at Virginia Beach night club

    Three people were shot at a Virginia Beach night club early Monday morning, according to police.

  • Two vehicle accident sends three people to hospital in Portsmouth

    Portsmouth, Virginia – Three people were transported to the hospital after a two vehicle accident Thursday night in Portsmouth. Police responded to the accident around 11:50pm in the area of Portsmouth Boulevard and Mayflower Road . Police say a white 2-door vehicle was traveling eastbound on Portsmouth Boulevard from Chesapeake. The white vehicle hit the left rear tire of a green Saturn causing the wheel and rear axel to break away from the Saturn. The white vehicle then continued down […]

  • UPDATE: Teen shot in the neck in Portsmouth recovering in hospital

    Portsmouth, Virginia – An 18-year-old was shot in the neck early Wednesday morning in the 3300 block of Mascott Street in Portsmouth. Police responded to the area around shortly before 1:00am and found the victim. Police say the victim was inside of the home when the shooting occurred. The teen was transported to the hospital. The extent of his injuries is not known at this time. Police have not determined suspect or motive information, but say a dark colored vehicle was seen […]

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    Police looking for person who shot a 16 year-old girl in Edenton

    Edenton, NC – Police say 16 year-old Iyanna Roulac of Edenton was shot in the abdomen Sunday night. The shooting happened in the area of Dr. Martin Luther King Avenue and Twiddy Avenue in Edenton. Roulac was transported to he hospital where she is stable. Her family says she is expected to be okay. Police say there was a large crowd at the scene and are asking any witnesses to come forward with information. Anyone with information is urged to […]

  • Crews battle two alarm fire at Happy Boxes Self Storage

    Chesapeake fire units were called to a two alarm fire at Happy Boxes Self Storage on Gum Road in the Western Branch section of Chesapeake around 4:30 a.m. this morning.

  • Violent crash sends cars into home, tree in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – An overnight crash left one car smashed into the front of a Virginia Beach home, and another embedded in a tree. Police say a man was driving at least 65 mph on in the 2600 block of Bernadotte Street when he lost control and hit a parked car. The impact sent the parked car crashing into a home and the man’s car struck a tree in the front yard. The accident happened around 2:30am. The driver, Charles […]

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