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    Homeless Animals Awareness Week – February 8-14

    Hampton Roads – Homeless Animals Awareness Week in Hampton Roads is February 8-14. The color orange represents animal welfare awareness and Press 626 Cafe and Wine Bar   in Norfolk has created a special orange-themed menu for Homeless Animals Awareness Week. The restaurant  will donate 50% of all sales of orange-themed menu items to the SPCA. Waterman’s on Atlantic Avenue in Virginia Beach will donate $2 for every Orange Crush sold between Monday, February 8th and Thursday February 12th. Visit any […]

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    Virginia Beach police make arrest in 7-Eleven robbery

    Police have arrested Gregory Keith Jones, 26, for a February 3rd, robbery in Virginia Beach.

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    Chanello’s Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint

    Portsmouth, Va – A delivery driver for Chanello’s Pizza was robbed at gunpoint around 1:30am, according to police. The robbery happened in the 200 block of Avondale Road near Beechdale Road. The driver was robbed by two people with guns but was not hurt. The suspects took pizza and money. Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.  

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    William and Mary student contracts Zika virus

    A student at The College of William and Mary contracted the Zika virus while traveling in Central America during winter break, according to a press release from the school.

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    Community mourns the horrific murder of Chesapeake family

    Chesapeake, Va. – Six family members were killed during a murder-suicide in the Deep Creek area of Chesapeake on Wednesday. Police initially responded to a home in the 2300 block of Wildwood Road around 3:30 p.m. to check on the welfare of a person and found them dead inside. The investigation then led officers to a nearby home at the intersection of North George Washington Highway and Wintergreen Drive. At that home, officers found an armed man barricaded inside. Negotiations took place for several hours before officers finally entered the home […]

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    Newport News home condemned after pickup truck crash

    Newport News, Va. – A person driving a pickup truck crashed into a home in the 4500 block of Chestnut Avenue shortly before 3:00am. Police say the driver lost control of his truck as he exited I-664. The home is now condemned. No one was hurt in the crash. Police have not said if any charges will be filed against the driver. Photos: Vehicles in Hampton Roads buildings

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    Officials investigate cause of Western Branch house fire

    Chesapeake, Virginia – Fire officials are investigating the cause of a house fire in the Western Branch area. Units responded to a home near Woodland Drive and Reef Knot Court shortly after midnight to find the home fully involved in fire. The fire was brought under control at 12:37am. No one was injured.

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    Blown transformer causes power outage for hundreds in Hampton

    Hampton, Virginia – Almost 400 people are without power in Hampton. Police and Fire Dispatchers say a blown transformer caused a transformer fire in the area of North King Street and Salisbury Way. The fire knocked down a portion of the power pole and power lines. The fire was extinguished and Dominion Virginia Power crews are on scene working to make repairs and restore power to customers. Power is expected to be restored to customers between 9:00am and 11:00am. North […]

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    Two families displaced after Portsmouth duplex fire

    Portsmouth, Virginia – Two families are displaced after a fire severely damaged their home Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the duplex in the 2100 block of Des Moines Avenue just before 6:00am. Fire officials say the fire started in the upstairs unit but do not yet have a cause. Everyone made it out safely.  No one was injured. Crystal Mann was among the 6 people who made it out. She said she was sleeping in her downstairs unit when […]

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    Kroger hosting job fair for Hampton Roads stores

    Kroger of Hampton Roads is hosting a career fair Friday, January 15th to fill over 700 openings in its Mid-Atlantic Division for full-time, part-time and specialty positions. On-the-spot interviews will take place from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.  at the Kroger Co. Hampton Roads  Training  Center  located  at  2029  Lynnhaven  Parkway,  Suite  100,  Virginia  Beach,  VA 23456. All interested applicants are asked to apply online at jobs.kroger.com.   Hampton Road Kroger Co. stores locations: * Store 532 – 4625 Shore […]

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    Shooting victim walks into Portsmouth hospital

    Portsmouth, Virginia – Police say a man walked into the emergency room at Maryview Medical Center around 1:30am with a gunshot wound in his leg. Police say the shooting happened in the parking lot of Pure Diamonds located at 4105 Portsmouth Boulevard, following an argument between the victim and another man. The victim’s injuries appear to be non-life threatening. The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.

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    Suspect in robbery, shooting of 7-Eleven employee arrested

    A 23-year-old clerk was shot during a robbery at the 7-Eleven located at 8489 Chesapeake Boulevard shortly after 2:00 a.m.

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