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  • Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford's Training Team conducts firehose training during a general quarters drill. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Joshua Murray/Released)

    Future USS Gerald R. Ford holds carrier’s first General Quarters drill

    "Now we know where we are. This is all baby steps; we have to crawl before we can run."

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    Suffolk’s Most Wanted: February 2016

    Suffolk, Va. – Have you seen any of the people in these photos? If so, Suffolk Police need your help to find them. If you have information about any of them, please call 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also use TipSoft to anonymously submit crime-related tips through the Web, a text message, or from any Android or iPhone mobile device with the <a href=””>TipSubmit mobile app</a>.  Tips can be submitted by visiting <a href=””></a>, or by texting the word “<strong>CRIMES</strong>” (<strong>274637</strong>) with […]

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    Watch an F/A-18 Super Hornet launch from the USS Harry S. Truman in 360-degree video

    Click and drag your mouse to move the video and look around the cockpit and flight deck as it plays.

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    Driver injured in fight on Portsmouth school bus

    Portsmouth, Va. – A school bus driver was injured in a fight onboard their bus as it headed to Douglass Park Elementary School in Portsmouth on Monday. The bus driver had stopped at Staunton and Watts Ave. to break up the fight when they were injured, according to Ari Durall from  Portsmouth Public Schools. NewsChannel 3 was told that two girls were fighting on the bus. They say the bus driver, who is in his 60’s, was trying to break it […]

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    Police wrap up barricade situation in Chesapeake

    Police are currently on the scene of a barricade situation in the 800 block of Hughes Ave.

  • A rescued mariner is flown aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower after her vessel became disabled off the coast of Florida. Dwight D. Eisenhower is currently underway preparing for the upcoming Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J. E. Veal/Released)

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower rescues sailors at sea

    ATLANTIC OCEAN — The Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (Ike) rescued distressed mariners at sea on Super Bowl Sunday. The Ike received a distress call via bridge-to-bridge communications from the U.S.-flagged sailing vessel (S/V) Selket at approximately 7 p.m. The vessel was located 40-miles from Miami, with reports of a broken mast and smoke in the engine room. Due to the state of the sailing vessel and rough seas, Ike launched a helicopter from embarked Helicopter Sea Combat […]

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    North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory slightly injured in crash while leaving Super Bowl

    North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory  was involved in a crash while leaving the Super Bowl Sunday night that left his vehicle totaled. His office says it happened in Santa Clara in a California Highway Patrol vehicle that McCrory was riding in. He was hurt, but not seriously, his office said in a statement. Following the accident he was able to switch cars and make it to his destination. In a statement he said quote “We were very fortunate and while […]

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    Crews put out fire in high rise on Shore Drive

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Fire crews were called to a high rise on Shore Drive just before 4am Monday morning. Everyone inside was evacuated for a short time. Crews say the fire started because someone left a pot on the stove. No one was injured. There was no major damage to the building.  

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    CBS uses Super Bowl to announce ‘The Good Wife’ is ending

    NEW YORK — CBS used a Super Bowl promo to announce the end of its beloved drama “The Good Wife.” Don't miss the final nine episodes of #TheGoodWife. Alicia's story concludes May 8th: — The Good Wife (@TheGoodWife_CBS) February 8, 2016 The commercial, shown during the second quarter of Sunday night’s game, confirmed what fans have suspected for a while: that this seventh season will be Alicia Florrick’s last. Julianna Margulies plays Alicia in the Emmy-winning series. The show’s […]

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    Join NewsChannel 3 for the 2016 Polar Plunge!

    NewsChannel 3 has once again partnered with Special Olympics Virginia for the 2016 Polar Plunge!

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    Police release video of man who robbed Sun Trust Bank in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Police have release video of the man who robbed the SunTrust Bank located at 1870 Kempsville Road on January 8th. The man entered the bank at 10:49 a.m., gave the teller a note that implied he had a weapon and demanded money.  After obtaining the cash he was last seen running through the Woods Corner shopping center through the Charlestown neighborhood on Old Ridge Road. He is described as a black male between 25 – 35 […]

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    ‘Don’t stretch it’: Woman fights back after Walmart employee’s sweater comment

    A woman is fighting back over something a Walmart employee said to her as she was trying on clothes. Shiann Friesen, 19, a plus-size vlogger from Canada, posted video to her YouTube channel of the incident. In the video, Friesen is attempting to try on sweaters and other clothes. You see the employee and hear her say, “Just don’t try to push it.” Friesen asks the woman what she means by that. “Just don’t try to put on something that’s obviously not going to […]