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  • UPDATE: Three men arrested in connection to theft of guns from Gloucester pawn shop

    Gloucester County, Va. – Three men have been arrested in Gloucester County in connection to the theft of several dozen firearms from the Gloucester County Pawn Shop, police say. The burglary happened at the shop located in the 4900 block of George Washington Memorial Highway during the early morning hours of January 15th. Deputies arrived after a burglar alarm went off and they discovered the suspects got in through a window. Police say 20 firearms were taken from the store. Surveillance video shows […]

  • UPDATE: Police identify suspect and victim of Newport News hotel shooting

    A 20-year-old man has died after being shot at a Newport News hotel over the weekend. A 19-year-old has been taken into custody and charged with his death.

  • Two weeks later, “sinkhole” still blocking lanes at St. Pauls Blvd. and Market Street in Norfolk

    It's been two weeks since Norfolk city officials shut down a portion of Market Street at St. Paul's Boulevard due to a "sinkhole."

  • “Putting ‘em in a coffin” prank causes outrage in Hampton Roads

    Chesapeake, Va. – “Putting ‘em in a coffin.” It’s a phrase describing a prank in which kids jump back-first onto cars, trying to emulate a coffin. A viewer emailed NewsChannel 3, telling us it happened to him on Monday night. “I don’t even think he looked. He just went like this and jumped on it! And I thought it was going to leave a dent, but it just kind of popped back into place.” It’s called “Putting ‘em in a […]

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    Driver collapses, dies after crashing tractor trailer

    A 46-year-old truck driver died Tuesday morning after a tractor trailer accident on Route 58 in Suffolk.

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    Masked men storm, rob Portsmouth convenience store

    Portsmouth, Va. – Police are searching for three masked men who stormed and robbed a Portsmouth convenience store Sunday night. At 7:36pm an officer working a traffic officer at Frederick Boulevard and Turnpike Road was notified by a passerby of a robbery in progress at the Krishna Food Mart in the 3700 block of Turnpike Road. The store is fortified with bars to keep burglars out after closing, but the robbers barged in around 7:30 yesterday evening. The store is a […]

  • UPDATE: Reward offer increased for information on Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head arson fires

    Kill Devil Hills Police are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed several pieces of equipment at a storage building.

  • Hunters donate 800 pounds of venison to Food Bank of the Albemarle

    Elizabeth City, NC – It’s a feeling Justin Perry only gets a few times a year during hunting season. “To see a deer out there in front of you, and your heart gets beating. To harvest that deer… it’s just a joy,” he told NewsChannel 3. But nothing tops the feeling of knowing that deer meat is going toward a needy family. “I feel like it’s amazing that you feed a family with something you like to do with deer […]

  • Documents in murder case: “I grabbed her from behind and I shoved it into her neck”

    The trial for a woman accused of killing her boyfriend’s mother and concealing the body began Friday in Chesapeake.

  • Police: Dog stolen from Eastern Shore front yard

    Accomack County, Va. – The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office tells NewsChannel 3 a pit bull was stolen from a front yard on Matthews Road in Hopeton. Two women were in a U-Haul, went to the home, and put the dog in the truck, according to the sheriff Todd Godwin. He says the two women made it all the way to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, where they were stopped by police. When they were stopped, Godwin says the dog wasn’t […]

  • Mother defends man accused in deadly Chesapeake bar fight

    Update: A Chesapeake judge has denied bond for Ronnie Cisko. His preliminary hearing is March 10th.  Chesapeake, Va. – Self-defense. That’s how Ronnie Cisko’s mother is justifying the murder charges against her son. This morning, Cisko was arraigned via video. Police say he killed Chuck Setchel in a bar fight at Zino’s restaurant. NewsChannel 3 received the surveillance video that shows Setchel’s last moments. He was hit in the throat, then tackled to the ground. The video doesn’t change the […]

  • Long-time Suffolk restaurant waitress buried in her work apron

    Suffolk, Va. – 81-year-old Shirley Winsor spent most of her life working in an apron. Now, that’s what she’ll be wearing for eternity. “We started talking about it, and we looked at each other and said, ‘in her uniform!’ There was no ‘plan B.’ There was no other option. That was the way she would have wanted it,” her daughters, Patti Philipps and Nyberg tell NewsChannel 3. Shirley will be buried in her uniform to honor the 36 years she […]


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