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  • 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.

  • Perquimans Co. brothers accused of sexually abusing younger sister appear in court

    The six Jackson brothers are charged with sexually abusing their younger sister for more than a decade. In court on Thursday, the District Attorney asked for the hearing to be continued. The DA plans to fly to Colorado to interview the victim.

  • Dare County ranking high with marijuana possession arrests

    Out of all Hampton Roads plus Northeastern North Carolina, ┬áDare County is in the lead for most arrests per capita when it comes to marijuana, according to an article in the Washington Post. “It’s an issue everywhere. Dare County is no different than Portsmouth, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Raleigh,” Lt. Kevin Duprey with the Dare County Sheriff’s office told NewsChannel 3. The research says that in Dare County, 899 per 100,000 people were arrested for possession of marijuana. That number doubles […]

  • Virginia Beach park full of overgrown grass until today

    Behind tall blades of overgrown grass, there’s a dog hidden by the weeds in Lynnhaven Woods Park. These photos were taken by NewsChannel 3 viewer Janeen who saw Monday’s story about the long grass in front of two Virginia Beach schools. She emailed us, asking us to take action and find out why another area in the Beach is full of overgrown grass. According to Virginia Beach city code, grass and weeds cannot grow more than ten inches. If it […]

  • Why was grass growing out of control in front of Beach schools?

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Long blades of grass and weeds lined the sidewalk outside of Plaza Middle school. NewsChannel 3 took a drive to the school to measure it ourselves to see how long it really was, and we wanted to make sure Virginia Beach Public Schools aren’t above city laws. According to Virginia Beach city code, grass and weeds cannot grow more than 10 inches. If it reaches that limit, the city will send a notice, ordering the property […]


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