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  • NORFOLK (Nov. 16, 2015) - Aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) departs Naval Station Norfolk. Harry S. Truman Strike Group departs Naval Station Norfolk to deploy in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. With CVN 75 as the flagship, strike group assets include the embarked squadrons of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 28 and ships USS Anzio (CG 68), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Gravely (DDG 107), and USS Gonzalez (DDG 66). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Magen Reed/Released)

    USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group leaves Norfolk on seven-month deployment

    The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, commanded by Capt. Ryan B. Scholl, will be joined by the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio and guided-missile destroyers USS Bulkeley, USS Gravely and USS Gonzalez.

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    A husband’s warning after Facebook post about overworked wife goes viral

    GARDENDALE, Ala. — An Alabama man’s Facebook post about his wife, who is a trauma nurse, has gone viral. Last week, Bobby Wesson shared a photo of his wife and their son. He wrote about how much he loves his overworked wife. The post has been shared 92,000 times. Now Wesson has made a video for the numerous women that have sent him very interesting private messages: The post to Facebook that started it all: “This is my wife Rayena [Wesson] taking a […]

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    6 takeaways from the Democratic presidential debate

    Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley met for the second Democratic presidential primary debate on Saturday night, an event that finally saw a fight between the front-runner and her chief opponent, but also coming a day after a deadly terror attack that shocked the world. Here are the six key takeaways from the debates: 1. Clinton shows daylight with Obama on ISIS Clinton distanced herself from President Barack Obama’s now-controversial comment in an interview Thursday that the U.S. had […]

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    Man caught trying to bring gun through security at Norfolk International Airport

    Norfolk, Va. – A traveler was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Norfolk International Airport checkpoint with a .40 caliber handgun and 50 rounds of ammunition in his carryon bag on Friday. It marked the 14th gun that TSA officers have detected at Norfolk so far this calendar year—double the number that were caught at the checkpoint during all of 2014. TSA officers detected the gun, which was unloaded along with a box of 50 bullets, as the […]

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    Suffolk’s Most Wanted: November 2015

    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 TipSubmit mobile app.  Tips can be submitted by visiting, or by texting the word “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword […]

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    Woman missing for more than two decades spotted in downtown Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. – A woman who vanished from her New Jersey home in 1994 and whose disappearance has baffled people all over the world was reportedly spotted in Richmond Thursday. Renee Lamanna is listed as missing and endangered. Through the years there have been sightings of the now 57-year-old woman believed to have dementia, in Washington DC, Tennessee and Virginia. Now the most credible recent sighting, according to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, was at 14th and Broad Street in downtown Richmond. “How […]

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    Just your luck: Here are 13 fun facts about Friday the 13th

    Yet another Friday the 13th has arrived, bringing the usual superstitious chatter along with vows to avoid flying and other fear-inducing activities. Why are we so weird about the 13th? The answer is unclear but our aversion may have religious origins. Some Christians believe Friday is unlucky because it’s the day Jesus was crucified, and 13 signifies the number of guests at the Last Supper, with the infamous Judas being the 13th person seated at the table. Followers of numerology […]

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    Suffolk police searching for man missing under suspicious circumstances

    Suffolk, Va. – The Suffolk Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance locating a man who is missing under suspicious circumstances. 30-year-old Quantez Demont Russell is a black male, 6’2”, 180 pounds with a medium complexion and black hair and brown eyes. Mr. Russell was last seen leaving Suffolk on November 11th and was believed to be heading to Newport News. There is no clothing description of what he was wearing when he was last seen.  The vehicle he […]

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    Retired Army captain receives Medal of Honor for Afghanistan heroism

    Groberg and five other soldiers were providing a security detail for senior U.S. military leaders as they were heading down a street toward the provincial governor’s compound when an ambush started to unfold.

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    Man shot in his car in Newport News, police now looking for second suspect

    Newport News, Va. – Police are looking for the second suspect in connection with a shooting in the area of 79th Street and Roanoke Avenue. On November 6, police responded to a report of gunshots in the area at 2:15 a.m. They found numerous shell casings but did not locate a victim. At about 3:30 A.M. a 25-year-old gunshot victim was reported at Sentara CarePlex Hospital. The man, who suffered a non-life threatening wound, told officers that he had been […]

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    Police arrest man who exposed himself to teen at Poquoson Farm Fresh

    Poquoson, Va. – The Poquoson Police Department has identified and arrested a man involved in an indecent exposure incident at the Farm Fresh Store located at 460 Wythe Creek Road. After receiving several phone tips about the suspect, investigators identified the suspect as 48-year-old Christopher Gemski. Gemski was found at a relative’s house in Buckingham County, Virginia. On October 14th at approximately 3:30 p.m., Gemski entered the store and was recorded on surveillance video appearing to stalk a juvenile girl who was shopping […]


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