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  • From Gabriella DeLuca

    First new Midtown Tunnel element moved into position

    The first element of the new Midtown Tunnel was moved into place on Friday morning. It’s expected to be submerged in the water next week.

  • Norfolk takes action to make the city more bike-friendly

    “A strong biking community, but no where to ride,” that’s how cyclists describe the city they call home. “It`s an enormous problem. I don`t think the city is unwilling to do it there`s a lot on the plate. There`s a lot of needs and wants that citizens have,” Paul Flannigan, the owner of Bicycle Works told NewsChannel 3. But the city is proving his point, and taking action to make people more bike-friendly. City officials say they don’t have a […]

  • Hampton Roads courthouses adjust to Supreme Court ruling

    “Spouse.” It’s a word that’s making a big difference in marriage licenses across Virginia. With yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling, courthouses across Hampton Roads are figuring out how to make their certificates same-sex friendly. In Virginia Beach, eight-same sex couples have requested licenses. That means eight separate times, the clerks in circuit court have had to custom-make their paperwork. In a column, it used to say “bride and groom.” Now, the clerks are using white-out, and re-typing it to read “spouse […]

  • Homeowner charged with arson: “I did not start the fire. Why would I? I love that house.”

    The homeowner charged with arson after a fire destroyed his home early Thursday morning spoke to reporters from the Norfolk City Jail on Friday.

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    UPDATE: Man wanted in connection to teen’s stabbing death in parking lot of Newport News elementary school

    UPDATE:  Police have identified a suspect in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old. Now they are asking for the public’s help to locate him.  They have warrants charging 21-year-old Pernell Antwon Robertson of the 700 block of 48th Street in Newport News. He has been charged with one count each of first-degree murder and use of a knife in the commission of a felony.  If you know where he is, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.  Newport News, Va. – […]

  • Police identify man’s body found on Sandpiper Road in Virginia Beach

    Officers have wrapped up their investigation after finding a 52-year-old man's body just on the other side of the sand dunes in the 3800 block of Sandpiper Road.

  • E. Princess Anne Road in Norfolk reduced to one lane for up to three months

    Update: Orange barrels, construction crews, and lane dividers. It’s how the stretch of East Princess Anne road, stretching from Hansen to Cooke Avenues, could look for a year. A construction company says it will take approximately one year to transform an old abandoned building into an apartment complex. A spokesperson says they’re building 80-120 units. Part of the building collapsed a few weeks ago, causing the original closures. Now, they could be here to stay for a while. The two eastbound lanes […]

  • “The house just shook”: Jeep crashes into 2-year-old Miracle’s bedroom in Hampton

    Hampton Police are still investigating what caused the driver of a Jeep to lose control and run into a home in the 1800 block of Andrews Blvd. in Hampton on Friday morning.

  • Case continued again for six brothers accused of abusing sister in Perquimans Co.

    Perquimans County, N.C. – A family charged in a sexual assault case in Perquimans County appeared back in court on Thursday where their case was continued for a third time. Six brothers are accused of abusing their sister, and their parents are accused with knowing about the abuse and failing to take any action. Three of the brothers and their parents are all out on bond while three others remain in jail. In court on Thursday, two of their attorneys asked […]

  • Case against Norfolk woman accused of killing baby girl advances to grand jury

    “If you know Emily, you know she is innocent. And if you know me, you know everything I am saying is true.” This post is referring to Emily Defries, a Norfolk woman accused of killing a 20-month-old girl. The words are from a gofundme site set up by a man who identifies himself as Defries’ fiance, the same man who is the father of baby Anna Belle. Defries was in court today, where the doctor who performed the autopsy on […]

  • Mom of sexual assault victim: ‘We trusted him’

    Note: NewsChannel 3 is not releasing Nora’s last name in an effort to protect the victim. A voice. That’s what Nora is giving her six-year-old little girl. “I have to be her advocate because nobody else is going to be for her. To know that someone I entrusted with her did that just hurts my soul,” she told NewsChannel 3. That pain comes from Nora’s ex-boyfriend. Court documents say Manuel Canales sexually assaulted her daughter starting when she was just […]

  • Business owner involved in spice bust denies wrongdoing

    Newport News, Va. – The Newport News Organized Crime Division served a search warrant at the Red Barn Convenience Store on Warwick Boulevard Thursday. Police say they seized several items of evidence, some of which they believe to be spice. Ahmed Abd El Moez Ahme, 33, and Myrtle Nugen, 61, were both arrested and charged with distribution of a controlled substance. The Peninsula Narcotic Enforcement Task Force conducted the raid and officials say this case is for property and is […]


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