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  • 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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    Man shot outside of Norfolk hotel

    Norfolk, Virginia – A man is recovering in the hospital after he was shot outside of the Marriott SpringHill Suites in the 6300 block of North Newtown Road in Norfolk. The shooting happened around 1:40 a.m. The man was transported to Leigh Memorial Hospital with what appears to be non-life threatening injuries. Norfolk Detectives are actively investigating this incident and are encouraging anyone with any information to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates. […]

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    Police identify man killed crossing street in Norfolk

    A 50-year-old man died Sunday after being hit by a car while attempting to cross a Norfolk street.

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    Fire destroys Chesapeake man’s home

    Chesapeake, Virginia – Firefighters were called to a house fire in the 2700 block of Blacksmith Trail in the Hickory section of Chesapeake around 10:00pm Monday. The fire was brought under control an hour later. The cause of the fire has not been determined and is still under investigation. There were no injuries and one man who lived in the home was displaced.

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    York County vacant house for sale goes up in flames

    York County fire officials are trying to determine why a vacant house that was for sale caught fire early Monday morning.

  • Norfolk police investigate stabbing

    Norfolk, Va. – According to Norfolk Police dispatch, one person was transported to the hospital after being stabbed in the 3900 block of Pleasant Avenue. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries. Dispatch says this is possibly a domestic situation. The incident remains under investigation.

  • UPDATE: Police identify motorcyclist killed in York County crash

    York County, Va. – State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident on I-64 westbound at mile marker 233 in York County. The driver has been identified as 46-year-old Maurice Scott McDaniels of the 6000 block of Chinquapin Circle in Prince George, Virginia. At 2:35 a.m., a 2010 Harley Davidson, driven by Maurice Scott McDaniels, lost control, and ran off the road, causing the driver to be ejected, according to State Police. The driver sustained life threatening injuries and died at […]


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