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  • UPDATE: Charge dropped against ODU attack suspect

    Prosecutors have dropped the assault charge against one of the two men accused in the death an ODU student.

  • McDonnell trial live blog: McDonnell testimony wraps up after a fifth day

    It’s day 23 of the federal corruption case involving former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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    Strong rip currents, red flags at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Outer Banks

    Virginia Beach, Va. – The red flags are up today at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and the Outer Banks. HIGH #RipCurrent risk throughout the park, creating very dangerous surf conditions. Ocean swimming today is just a bad idea. #RedFlagDay — Cape Hatteras NS (@CapeHatterasNPS) August 26, 2014 Thanks to Hurricane Cristobal, it looks like the red flags will most likely continue to stay up throughout the week. Crews from the Virginia Beach Lifesaving Service go out each morning at 7:30 […]

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    40-foot whale stuck in a new location in the Elizabeth River

    The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is continuing to monitor a live whale that has been reported swimming in the Elizabeth River. As of Thursday, the whale sits stuck in a new location in the St. Julien’s Creek area of Chesapeake, just north of the Gilmerton Bridge. The 40 foot whale was originally spotted on August 14th by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) in the James River between the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel and the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel. It […]

  • Several roads closed due to unstable building in Norfolk

    East Princess Anne Road between Tidewater Drive & Hansen Avenue will be closed to traffic due to an unstable vacant four-story building in the northwest corner at East Princess Anne Road and Bolton Street.

  • Dare County Sheriff’s Office has a new way to catch a crook

    The number one question Dare County investigator Matthew Bryans hears is,” Are you the CSI guy or do you do what they do on TV?” “Yes I do and I enjoy it,” responded Bryans. He’s the man behind the fingerprint-matching machine. It’s a new system for the sheriff’s office that allows Bryans to scan crime scene prints into a database of anyone who has ever been arrested. Then, he’ll find out if he has a match. “I’m taking the unknown […]

  • Man accused of killing ODU student appears in court

    One punch versus repeated beatings; That’s the difference in two witnesses’ stories about the night ODU student Paul Johnson was killed. David Grimm Jr. is charged with murdering Paul Johnson. His friend, Chase Johnson, is charged with assaulting the victim. The first witness, David Grimm Jr.’s friend, told a judge Chase Johnson and the victim got into a physical fight outside of The Edge bar near ODU. The witness admitted that Chase punched Paul. He went on to say, after […]

  • Three horses killed by pickup truck in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Three horses pushed their way to their deaths in the middle of the night. They were hit and killed by a pickup truck after breaking free from their farm. Animal control officials tell NewsChannel 3 the horses pushed down the gate of their fence at the Breeze N Farm. Then they wandered a few miles down West Gibbs Road, near the North Carolina border. Two of the horses died instantly, and the third had to be […]

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    Virginia Beach Police to conduct neighborhood safety surveys

    Virginia Beach Police will be conducting surveys in selected neighborhoods across the city to evaluate the public's feelings of safety and strengthen connections between police and citizens.

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    Wolverine the loggerhead turtle receives a CT scan in Virginia Beach

    Wolverine, a juvenile loggerhead rehab patient of the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team, received a CT scan of his injured head this afternoon at 1 p.m. at Sentara Independence in Virginia Beach.

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    Rare chicks born in June at Virginia Zoo die from EEE

    Three cassowary chicks born in June at the Virginia Zoo died in July from Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

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    VIDEO: Chesapeake residents find large canebrake rattlesnake outside apartment complex

    A Chesapeake resident has posted a video to YouTube showing her neighbors capturing a large canebrake rattlesnake in the bushes in front of their apartment building.

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