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  • 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 […]

  • Man accused of having sex with four underage girls on camera

    Not guilty. That’s how Michael Baigert, Jr. told a federal judge he plans to plea according to the US attorney’s office. This morning he was in court after documents show he was being indicted for having sex with four underage girls and recording all of it. Baigert is already in a jail. Investigators say almost a year ago, he and a 14-year-old girl sent sexually explicit texts with one another, using “kik” a smartphone messaging app. Weeks later, detectives say […]

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    Suffolk woman jumps from second floor window to escape early morning fire

    A woman was forced to jump from a burning apartment in Suffolk Sunday morning during a fire that left three people without homes. She was uninjured.

  • School bus involved in crash near Great Bridge Blvd. in Chesapeake

    Chesapeake, Va. – A school bus was involved in a crash at Wickford Drive and Great Bridge Blvd. in Chesapeake. The call came in at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. The caller reported a school bus crash involving another vehicle. There were no students on the bus at the time of the accident. The school bus driver was injured and transported to a local hospital with minor, non-life threatening injuries, officials say. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.

  • Police looking for indecent exposure suspect in Williamsburg

    Police in Williamsburg are looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman near the Williamsburg Public Library around 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 8th.

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    One shot during fight outside Virginia Beach sports bar

    One person was hospitalized after being shot during a fight outside a Virginia Beach sports bar on Wednesday night.

  • Schools prepare for the possibility of a dangerous virus hitting Hampton Roads

    Chesapeake, Va. – Chesapeake health officials say schools are the breeding grounds for illnesses like Enterovirus D-68, a severe strain of the cold that has put children from all over the country into hospitals. “It’s the reason for it. It’s the reason why you’re hearing about it because school has started,” Lisa Engle from the Chesapeake Health Department told NewsChannel 3. So far in Virginia, there hasn’t been any officials reports of D-68, but health officials say they’ve been seeing […]

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    UPDATE: Body found in burning truck in Hampton now being investigated as a homicide

    Hampton Police have upgraded a suspicious death investigation that began Tuesday into a homicide.

  • Could a Stone Brewing actually come to Norfolk?

    Norfolk, Va. – In the coming months Stone Brewing could be the next name in the beer brewing boom in Norfolk. The west-coast based company has its sights set on the mermaid city,  joining local favorites like O’Connor’s and Smarthmouth. Smarthmouth president Porter Hardy says although Stone could add some healthy competition within the Norfolk beer scene, it will be a struggle to be on the same playing field. “They make about 500 times to 1000 times the amount of […]


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