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  • Driver involved in fatal Carolina Road crash hopes people will slow down

    James Armstrong says he was trying to go home Wednesday when a tractor-trailer headed right toward the back of his Chevy pick-up. It did not stop in time police say. Now he is hoping other drivers will slow down to prevent this from happening again.  “As far as drivers, I wish people would just slow down,” says Armstrong. Related:  Update: Police say tractor-trailer caused fatal accident on Carolina Road Armstrong says the tractor-trailer side swiped his truck, jackknifed, then slammed into […]

  • Update: Police say tractor trailer caused fatal accident on Carolina Road

    The driver of the tractor trailer has been identified as Willie Lee Riddick, age 50, of Sunbury, NC.

  • Woman found dead in Suffolk home

    Update: Police say they have made an arrest in the case. They have now charged 24-year-old George Eure, III. He was arrested on charges including First Degree Murder, Abduction and Shoot, Cut, Stab, or Wound.  ——————————————————————————————— A woman was found dead in her Suffolk home on Wednesday. Residents who live on the same street as Amelia Mustin say they feel on edge not knowing how the woman died. NewsChannel 3’s Eric Levy reports. 

  • City plan: expand a road; possibly lose home

    Some Folks in Hampton are worried about a proposed road widening project that may cause them to lose their property…or their house! The city wants to spend close to $20 million to add a lane in each direction of Saunders Road from Big Bethel Road to Westview Drive. To get this done though, they may have to cut in to people’s properties or even buy and remove up to 20 homes that would be in the way. “The church will […]

  • Norfolk 3-year-old shot in hand now recovering

    The gunshot wound is now covered by a cast, applied by emergency room doctors last night after the three-year old boy was shot in the hand. His parents aren’t facing charges, though, according to police, charges are pending. The boy’s father was too upset to talk about the shooting today. He didn’t want to say how the boy got the gun. Police say the gun was left unattended and the child found it and shot himself. Medics and investigators went […]

  • Fed. government pays for more light rail security measures

    If you hop on the Norfolk light rail, you’ll notice some new security measures at each of the stations. Surveillance cameras have now become a fixture at all of the light rail platforms. “There are gonna be two cameras per station. There will be one camera at each gated crossing area and then one at each of our park and rides,” says Alexis Majied with Hampton Roads Transit. HRT has wanted to install them since the trains started running last […]

  • More construction headaches in Norfolk

    Get ready for more construction in a part of Norfolk already plagued by detours from other projects. “I was pretty bummed that it was gonna be right outside my apartment,” says Taylor Hughes, who lives in Norfolk’s Ghent neighborhood. She’s a little upset about a massive project running parallel to Hampton Boulevard that will partially block access to the side streets. Starting in July, Virginia Natural Gas will install 13,000 feet of new pipes. To do that, they’re going to […]

  • Disabled residents go before HRT board to ask for new bus stop

    A group of disabled residents, people like Tanterrian Taylor, are getting dropped off without a sidewalk in sight every time they go to the Social Security Administration building. Today, they went before the executive board of Hampton Roads Transit to ask for a new bus stop. “I would like to see a shuttle run from Military Circle Mall, all the way back to the Social Security Administration building, once it’s approved,” says Taylor.   Tanterrian Taylor spread that very same […]

  • Heavy rain causes flooding on Boush Street and Olney Road

    It’s like clockwork at the intersection of Boush Street and Olney Road in Norfolk. Bring a heavy thunderstorm through, and you’ll get flooding. Try and drive a car through the flood and it can cause problems.

  • Two ODU students accused of rape appear in court

    A pair of ODU students accused of rape have a week to find attorneys. Football wide receiver Reid Evans and fellow student Jack Ly were arraigned today. Evans traded his football uniform for the gray and black jump suit provided by the Norfolk City Jail. Evans and Jack Ly were in court today to face a judge and listen to the very serious charges. Evans and Ly left the courtroom today without entering pleas because the judge gave them time […]

  • Couple found dead in Portsmouth, air tests positive for Carbon Monoxide

    The apartment was evacuated because of carbon monoxide build-up. Six families have been displaced.

  • Norfolk mother describes the night her daughter was shot

    Three shootings occurred within four hours of each other and one of the victims, according to family, was hit four times. They say her house has 16 bullet holes in it. “I see the blood, ya know, pouring out, coming out of her hip and stuff, so, I’m on the phone and I’m calling the ambulance,” says Christine Burum, the mother of the shooting victim. She describes the horror she saw Thursday night–her daughter lying on her living room floor […]

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