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  • 14-year-old girl in critical condition after being hit by stray gunfire in Hampton

    A 14-year-old girl remains in critical condition after being hit by stray gunfire while attending a party on New Year's Day.

  • Surveillance video shows deadly fight that started over Redskins-Cowboys football game

    One man has died and one man has been charged with second degree murder after a fight at a Chesapeake restaurant over the weekend.

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    Virginia Beach Police make arrest in string of thefts of Christmas gifts from front porches

    Virginia Beach Police ended those thefts when they recovered 100+ stolen Christmas gifts, and arrested the person responsible.

  • Nine-year-old Windsor boy takes action to raise money for needy senior citizens

    Canned goods, pancake mix, and ham are not the usual items on a 9-year-old’s Christmas list. “I’m helping other people and it’s fun to do,” Cameron Kokot told NewsChannel 3. Instead of wanting his own gifts, Cameron spent the last month asking for donations to fill a jar at his mom’s chocolate shop. Just this week, he went shopping with $500 and bought food for needy senior citizens in Windsor. “They’re having hard times, and we can help them make it […]

  • Retired Hampton police officer proud of memorial

    Hampton, Va. – With a click of his camera, 76-year-old Cary Koronas wants to show his city making him proud. He’s taking photos of a homemade memorial right outside the Hampton Police Department. “I want to post them on Facebook so people would realize that this community cares about their police officers,” Koronas said. It honors the two officers who were killed in New York over the weekend, plus shows Hampton police how much their work is appreciated. Koronas feels […]

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    Tribute to slain NYPD officers pops up at Hampton Police headquarters

    A tribute to two New York Police Department officers killed over the weekend has popped up outside Hampton Police headquarters.

  • Vandals hit OBX landscaper for a second time

    Outer Banks, NC – Chase Patterson, the owner of Albemarle Landscapes, has had enough. “I’m so mad only because I don’t know the reason behind it,” Patterson told NewsChannel 3. The words ‘I’m back Chase, pay me’ were recently spray painted on his office. NewsChannel 3 asked Patterson if he owes anyone money. He replied, “I don’t owe a person a dime. There’s not one debt that I have.” That’s just the beginning. A few weeks ago, he talked to NewsChannel […]

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    Indian River High School grad donates kidney to fellow alumnus

    Chesapeake, Va. – It’s the ultimate Christmas present. The gift of a kidney. “It feels like the right thing to do. I really have just this overwhelming sense of peace about it. I just feel good about it,” Nikki Lyle Ward told NewsChannel 3. Nikki is donating hers to Tory Kemp, a man she hasn’t seen in 27 years.  The two went to Indian River High School together and barely knew one another. “I think this is the best present ever. […]

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    Tips on Newport News Hollydazzle threats lead to 2 arrests

    Newport News Police were able to make two arrests after investigating rumored threats regarding possible criminal activity that could take place at the city's Hollydazzle event.

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    Man pleads guilty to killing woman, 12-year-old in I-64 wrong way crash

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Neil Lyness came into court in a wheelchair and told a judge he’s guilty of killing 31-year-old Sandie Amaya and 12-year-old Sophia Lopez. The victims’ family sat watching Lyness, the man who police say drove the wrong way on I-64 and killed the mother and daughter. The night the two died, the commonwealth says Lyness took more than double the recommended doses of prescription medication. While on the drugs, prosecutors say he used his phone to […]

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    UPDATE: Man pleads guilty in wrong way crash on I-64

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Neil Lyness pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday, as well as one count of driving on a suspended license, third offense. Stay with NewsChannel 3 as the story develops.  Related: Bond denied for man accused of killing mother and daughter in I-64 crash The following story was posted on October 3, 2013: Virginia Beach, Va. – The man accused of killing a Virginia Beach mother and daughter in a wrong way crash […]

  • Suffolk police officer takes action for a Franklin ‘brother in blue’

    Suffolk, Va. – A month ago, a Suffolk police Sgt. Jeffrey Lurie had no idea who Franklin Cpl. Al Herdeg was. “Law enforcement is law enforcement. You’re a brother, you’re a sister,” he said. Today he still hasn’t met him, but Lurie spends his time raising money for his fellow “brother in blue” after an accident left Herdeg paralyzed. “When something happens to us, we can only rely on our brothers and sisters because there’s nobody else to call. ” Herdeg, […]

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