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    Lake Taylor wins second state championship in three years

    Update: Lake Taylor wins its second state championship in three years.  Saturday they defeated the Salem Spartans 41 to 16.  Lake Taylor took control early and never let off the gas against the Salem Spartans and in doing so being crowned state champs for the second time in 3 years.   NewsChannel 3 was the only local station at the game.   Lynchburg, Va.- Lake Taylor is ready to take the field looking for their second state championship in three […]

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    UPDATE: One person dead after fire breaks out in 5-story apartment building in Portsmouth

    Portsmouth, Va. – One person is dead after a fire at an 5-story apartment building Saturday morning. Crews were called to the 400 block of King Street around 8:50 a.m. to reports of a structure fire. The fire was contained to one apartment on the fourth floor. The apartment was occupied by the victim, who has been identified as 67-year-old Ralph Pemberton. The fire was in his bedroom where he was found. An exact cause of death has yet to be […]

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    Coast Guard medevacs 71 year old woman from cruise ship 50 miles off NC coast

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman suffering from abdominal pain Saturday from a cruise ship approximately 50 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Crewmembers aboard the Norwegian Breakaway, a 1,069-foot cruise ship, contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at approximately 8:45 a.m., notifying them a woman was in need of medical attention aboard the ship. Command center watchstanders dispatched crews aboard an MH-60 Jawhawk helicopter and an HC-130 Hercules airplane from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, […]

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    Newport News police search for masked robber

    Around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Newport News Police officers were called to the Citgo at 780 J Clyde Morris Blvd for a robbery in progress.

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    Two Newport News men arrested in Suffolk animal cruelty case

          Suffolk, Va. -Two Newport News men have been charged and arrested in connection with an animal cruelty case based in Suffolk. Police met with the victims in reference to an alleged animal cruelty case on October 15, 2014. The victims said their dog, a 1-year-old female lab/pit bull mix named Luna,  was shot and killed by two of their friends.  Those two friends initially asked to take the dog to the SPCA in Newport News on October 10. […]

  • Update: Arrest made in November murder of Norfolk teen

    Update: Norfolk Police Fugitive Squad along with the Capital Area Task Force, which encompasses U.S. Marshals, Chesapeake Sheriff, Portsmouth Police, and Newport News Police arrested 26-year-old William A. Hamlin Jr. of Chesapeake in the shooting death of 17-year-old Joel Green.  Hamlin has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. He is awaiting extradition to the Norfolk City Jail. Norfolk, Va. – A 17-year-old was […]

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    State police investigate fatal accident on I-64

    Virginia Beach, Va. – State Police closed the eastbound ramp from I-64 to Indian River Road for several hours Sunday morning after a fatal accident following a police chase. A state trooper initially observed a 2013 Toyota Camry traveling over 100mph on I-64 East at the I-264 interchange. The driver, 25-year-old Sherman Rodney Brown of Norfolk, initially pulled over then took off at a high rate of speed. Brown attempted to take the Eastbound  I-64 Indian River Road exit but […]

  • ODU, William & Mary Highlights

    Norfolk, Va.- Here’s a look at your Saturday Sports Highlights.

  • One rescued, five displaced after early morning fire in Hampton

    Hampton, Va. – One person was rescued and five people have been displaced by an early morning fire in Hampton. The fire in the 1700 block of Carriage Drive was reported about 4:10am. When firefighters arrived four people had escaped and fire was visible from the first floor. The fifth person was rescued from the first floor and taken to a hospital with severe injuries. They remain in the hospital in critical condition. A firefighter was also transported to a […]

  • Update: Victim identified in possible home invasion in Chesapeake

    Chesapeake, Va. – A Chesapeake man was shot and killed inside of a home on Sunset Avenue early Sunday morning. Police say the victim was 27-year-old Calvin Harris. Reports show he did not live in the home where he was killed, but just a couple of blocks away on Middle Street. Whatever brought him to the home where he was killed in the middle of the night, police have not said. Despite witnesses being in and around the home just […]

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    UPDATE: Police identify body found in lake behind hospital in Newport News

    Newport News, Va. – The man who was recovered from Lake Maury on Saturday, November 8, 2014 has been identified as 65-year-old Ricardo John Peters. Police were called just before 10:30 Saturday morning about a body in Lake Maury located behind Riverside Hospital.  A Dominion Power worker was in the area working and saw the body in the water. Newport News Fire Department Dive team launched their boat to try to retrieve the body.  They were in the area of Gatewood Road and […]

  • Update: Police identify teen found dead behind church in Newport News, vigil held in his honor

    Newport News, Va. – Investigators found a 16-year-old shot to death behind a former church early Sunday morning in Newport News. The teen has been identified as Christopher Mullins of Newport News. Friends tell us it happened right across the street from where he lives. “I mean really hurt, because people out here knew him, people out here cared about him. Just funny how nobody know nothing.” Someone shot and killed 16-year-old Chris Mullins behind the Old Living Waters Fellowship Christian […]

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