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  • Update: Funeral arrangements announced for Knotts Island fire chief

    Arrangements have been made for the Knotts Island fire chief who died after having a heart attack Sunday afternoon on March 3rd while battling a brush fire. The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel, 524 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322, 757-547-9511, Saturday March 9th from 7-9pm.  A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday March 10th. The location of the service will be Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department, 327 Knotts Island Road, Knotts […]

  • Marching Monarchs of Newport News headed to London for New Year’s Parade

    The Marching Monarchs of Newport News will be performing for royalty next year after the Lord Mayor of London invited the Menchville High School marching band and chorus to perform in the New Year’s Day parade. The Lord Mayor of London hand-delivered the invitation to the marching band Tuesday morning to participate in London’s New Year’s Day parade in 2014. “It’s an honor, especially for someone in the government to come to Newport News,” said J.D. Grizzle, a senior at […]

  • Man in wheelchair robbed of lottery winnings in Newport News

    Newport News, Va. – Hundreds of dollars stolen from a man who couldn’t chase his robbers. That’s what happened to 62-year-old Kenneth Jones Sr. in Newport News on Friday. Jones uses a wheelchair to get around after losing his leg to diabetes nearly 30 years ago. On Friday, he cashed a winning lottery ticket worth $500 at Mo’s Convenience Store off Warwick Blvd. While in the store, Jones gave $50 each to two clerks, as well as $5 to another customer […]

  • Mother of murdered Norfolk woman now concerned about grandson’s safety

    Arlene Robinson now walks her grandson to Oceanair Elementary School every day. After his mother was brutally murdered, she wants to watch over him. “I`m very concerned because they’re kids. My daughter was 27-years-old. If she couldn`t fight him off, what makes you think a kid can fight em’ off,” says Robinson. Arlene is Phylicia Robinson’s mother. Phylicia was the Norfolk woman who was missing for months until her body was found in November in the closet of her next […]

  • FBI hoping to catch Ray-Bandit in Hampton Roads

    Hampton, Va. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is taking action in Hampton Roads to catch the Ray-Bandit. He’s the serial robber connected to more than a dozen bank robberies in seven states, including Virginia. There’s now a new billboard on Interstate 64 East in Hampton with the wanted ad of the Ray-Bandit.It’s one of seven scattered across the country to catch the criminal. The Ray-Bandit is responsible for 14 banks in seven different states. He’s most recently robbed two […]

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    Sentara taking action to protect patients after security breach

    Sentara Healthcare System is taking action to protect its patients after someone stole a contractor’s laptop in California. “Fortunately, the amount of information was limited to patients’ names, medications and date of births. There was no financial information involved, no social security numbers or insurance information,” said Greg Burkhart, the Chief Privacy Officer for Sentara. Burkhart tells NewsChannel 3 that he does not believe any personal data has been accessed or used improperly since the security breach. But the contractor, […]

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    Man fired for pulling gun on fake-beard bandit happy to learn of arrest

    Investigators called Devin McLean shortly after arresting the suspected fake-bearded bandit, Ronald Carr. “Initially, it was like finally, you know, finally this guy is off the street,” said McLean. Carr is suspected of robbing more than 30 businesses and restaurants on the Peninsula over the past two years. At this time, he’s only been charged with 18. Police finally caught Carr last week after arresting him for stealing items out of several cars in Newport News. “It seems like I’m […]

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    NC billboards encourage parents to talk about sex

    New billboards in North Carolina, encouraging parents to talk to their children about sex is causing some controversy.

  • Holiday shopping

    Wet weather doesn’t stop local shoppers

    Christmas may be in the past but the holiday shopping season is very much still in the present.

  • Former teacher reacts to NRA’s stance

    A former Hampton Roads teacher agrees with the National Rifle Association call for armed officers in every classroom in our country.

  • Security guard shot after taking action in Portsmouth

    A Portsmouth security guard is now out of the hospital after being shot while working in the Phoebus Square complex.  Two security guards took action while trying to help a woman being robbed last weekend. Neighbors believe the guards saved the woman’s life. It happened just before midnight on Saturday when two men wearing all back approached a woman getting out of her car in the Phoebus Square parking lot. Despite a gun being held to the victim’s head, both […]

  • Family searching for a killer after father dies in drive-by shooting

    A family is devastated after their father is killed in a drive-by shooting in Newport News. Just a day after he died, they are determined to find his killer. “I was so emotional. I didn’t want to believe it. That’s my daddy, he’s the only one I got. I didn’t want to believe it was him but it was when I got there,” said Kristen Allen-Joyner, the victim’s daughter. Someone shot and killed Everette Harrison, 48, just five days before […]

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