Jessica Larche


Award winning reporter Jessica Larche joined WTKR NewsChannel 3 in November 2010.

Before her journey in journalism led to Hampton Roads, Jessica spent nearly three years covering breaking news and investigating law enforcement and government in Jackson, Mississippi. Jessica's groundbreaking investigations into missing fire hydrants and her special reports on the shooting of little Sanaa Hill were recognized by the Mississippi Associated Press.

Jessica graduated summa cum laude after studying broadcast journalism at Florida A&M University in 2007. As the News Director of Tallahassee's 90.5 radio station, Jessica's documentaries on Hurricane Katrina and the death of Martin Lee Anderson won several William Randolph Hearst Awards. She also made history at FAMU as the first anchor of the FAMU News 20 at Five live newscast in the fall of 2007.

A New Orleans native, Jessica is a proud member of the Who Dat Nation as she cheers on the World Champion New Orleans Saints from hundreds of miles from home ("Who dat said they gon' beat 'dem Saints?!").

Jessica enjoys volunteering in the community as a member of the Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals, the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She is the past president of the Jackson Association of Black Journalists.

One of Jessica's favorite quotes is "Stories are remembered only if you tell them well". She looks forward to sharing memorable stories with NewsChannel 3 viewers for years to come.

Recent Articles

  • Man convicted of killing wife, stepchildren has killed before

    Posted on: 8:36 pm, March 31, 2014, by

    John Ragin was just 15-years-old when he shot and killed his best friend in South Carolina. Ragin served nearly 15...
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  • Dentist sentenced for writing bad checks: ‘This is f***ing ridiculous’

    Posted on: 7:03 pm, March 21, 2014, by

    A Chesapeake dentist convicted of writing bad checks to his employees was sentenced to three years suspended jail time Friday morning.
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  • Don’t get caught up in this multi-million dollar scam

    Posted on: 7:13 pm, March 20, 2014, by

    It`s a scam involving hundreds of millions of dollars and it can easily lure you in. In this case, a...
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  • Protect your mean green and watch out for the Black Money scam

    Posted on: 7:18 pm, March 19, 2014, by

    It’s a scam that preys on basic human emotion: A picture of a woman in a hospital with a message...
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  • Images show accused killer’s appearance after gruesome quadruple murder

    Posted on: 9:07 pm, March 18, 2014, by

    He had cuts and stitches on his right hand, scratch marks on his neck, a cut on his right knee,...
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  • Taking Action Against Scams: Beware of counterfeit money orders

    Posted on: 7:02 pm, March 17, 2014, by

    “I got a call from both banks. Hey what are you doing? Are you doing a fraud? Excuse me? What`s...
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  • Ragin Murder Trial: Maintenance worker recalls seeing body of slain 6-year-old boy

    Posted on: 6:53 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 06:24am, March 18, 2014

    One maintenance worker made a shocking discovery that launched a quadruple homicide investigation. “When I looked in the back, it...
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  • Man accused of killing 3 stepchildren and wife cries in court

    Posted on: 6:54 pm, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 06:57am, March 14, 2014

    NewsChannel 3's Jessica Larche saw John Ragin, the man accused of killing his three stepchildren and wife, smiling during the first day of trial.
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  • Capital murder trial for man accused of killing wife, three stepchildren

    Posted on: 8:21 am, March 12, 2014, by , and , updated on: 05:58pm, March 12, 2014

    John Moses Ragin walked into court Wednesday with somewhat of a smirk on his face. The 38-year-old is facing capital murder charges for the deaths of his wife and three step children in summer 2011.
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  • Man accused of murdering wife and three stepchildren on trial

    Posted on: 7:47 pm, March 10, 2014, by

    The capital murder trial for a Newport News man charged with murdering his wife and three stepchildren will begin this week.
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  • Father of slain ODU student: ‘The numbers caught up with us and it’s our son this time’

    Posted on: 6:41 pm, February 27, 2014, by

    Paul Johnson's parents called him the loving antagonist. They were excited about his future at ODU, his mother’s alma mater.
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  • Overwhelming reaction to Jessica Larche’s fitness journey

    Posted on: 7:37 pm, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 03:30pm, February 26, 2014

    Wow. I am so overwhelmed by the tremendous amount of support and positive energy following my fitness journey story Monday!  There...
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