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    Police search for men who robbed Citgo station in James City County

    James City County, Va. – Police are searching for two men who robbed the Citgo gas station at Richmond Road and Airport Road on December 13th. The two men entered the store around 10:23pm wearing ski masks and carrying silver semi-automatic handguns. They took about $1,500 in cash and a couple of packs of cigarettes, according to police, and were last seen running east. The clerk was unhurt in the robbery. The two are described as thin black men, 5’7”-5’10” […]

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    Former command triad of USS James E. Williams contributed to suicide aboard ship, report says

    The commanding officer, executive officer and command master chief of the USS James E. Williams were responsible for a toxic command climate that contributed to the suicide of a sailor onboard the destroyer in June, according to a report.

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    Watch: Giant tortoise has his friend’s back, helps flipped over buddy

    Your cute animal video of the day features a giant tortoise (slowly) helping his flipped-over friend get back on his feet.

  • Two shot on Calvary Terrace in Hampton Sunday night

    Hampton, Va. – Two people were shot in Hampton on Calvary Terrace Sunday night. Police responding to reports of a shooting around 10:57pm found one man who had been shot. A second man was dropped off at a local hospital. A neighbor tells NewsChannel 3’s Jackie Morlock he heard at least nine shots fired. Both victims appear to have non-life threatening injuries. Police searched the neighborhood with K-9 units overnight. There is no information on the motives and circumstances of the shooting […]

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    Hostage-taker in Australia identified

    (CNN) – The man who held hostages in a Sydney cafe for nearly 16 hours is Man Haron Monis, an official with direct knowledge of the situation said Monday. He’s also known as Sheikh Haron, a self-styled Muslim cleric and Iranian refugee who pleaded guilty last year to writing offensive letters to the families of Australian service members, Australian media said. For that offense, he received 300 hours of community service, the Weekend Australian reported. In 2013, he was charged […]

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    Uber under fire for hiking fares during Sydney cafe siege

    LONDON (CNNMoney) — Uber has crashed into its latest public relations disaster after attempting to charge passengers inflated prices to leave central Sydney as a hostage crisis unfolded in the city. The soaring fares prompted a backlash on social media, and the online car sharing service quickly reversed its position, offering free rides and agreeing to refund users up to $200 Australian dollars ($165). Sydney gunman reportedly demands ISIS flag, phone call with Prime Minister as some hostages escape Fares […]

  • An AV-8B Harrier lands aboard the Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu as it steams through the South China Sea. (U.S. Navy)

    Camp Lejeune Marine charged with murder in death of transgender woman in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines (CNN) — A U.S. Marine has been charged with murder in the death of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room in October, a prosecutor said. Pfc. Scott Pemberton is accused of killing Jeffrey Laude, who was also known as Jennifer, according to prosecutor Emily de los Santos. Laude’s naked body was found with her head in a toilet in an Olongapo hotel room shortly after midnight on October 12, police said. Witnesses […]

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    Iowa experiments with replacing drivers licenses with an app

    Iowa is taking plastic drivers licenses into the digital age.

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    Watch: This may be the most insane ski run ever

    It’s being called the year’s “most insane” ski run. A run so steep through a narrow crevice the professional skier won an award for taking the challenge, Powder Magazine’s “Best Line of 2014.” Cody Townsend, 31, said he had no exit plan, there was no escape. His plunge down this Alaskan crevice lasted about 15 seconds; at its narrowest point, the walls were only six feet apart. He reached speeds from 65 mph to 70 mph. Townsend said the crevice […]

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    Watch: Navy aims for 13th straight win over Army with ‘We give a ship’ video

    The Navy opened strong with videos featuring the catchphrase 'We Give A Ship' and a fairy tale from Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus:

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    Men hit big lottery prizes in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake

    Hampton Roads, Va. – Two big lottery prizes have been awarded to lucky men in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake. Michael Worsham was on a hot streak. He’d just won $100 playing Virginia Lottery games, so he decided to use his winnings to keep on playing. The Chesapeake man bought some Right on the Money Scratcher tickets and went out to his vehicle to scratch them. “It’s one of my favorite games,” he said. When he scratched the second of those […]

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    Crews put out laundry room fire in Hampton

    Hampton, Va. – Fire crews put out a laundry room fire at a home in Hampton early Saturday morning in the 200 block of Albert E. Simpson Street. As firefighters arrived, smoke and flames were visible from the back of the home. Three residents had already fled the home after being alerted by smoke detectors. The Hampton Fire Marshal’s office investigated and found the fire was accidental and started in the laundry room dryer. The Red Cross was requested to […]

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