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    Two men sought in burglary of JB Food Mart in Isle of Wight

    Isle of Wight County, Va. – The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office in connection with Thursday’s early-morning burglary at the JB Food Mart in the Walters community. Surveillance video from inside the store shows a lone black man removing items from the store. The man wore a dark blue long sleeve sweatshirt, a dark blue beanie and a white scarf over his face. Cameras outside the store recorded a second black man with facial hair, wearing a black and […]

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    USS The Sullivans damaged after missile explodes during test launch

    Photographs obtained by USNI news show a small fire from debris on the port side of the ship following the blast.

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    Cat tests positive for rabies in Yorktown

    Yorktown, Va. – A cat has tested positive for the rabies virus in the area of the 100 block of Old Railway Rd. in Yorktown, according to the Peninsula Health District. The cat is a black, juvenile female approximately 3-9  months old. Anyone with information about any exposure to this animal (bite, scratch, or contact with saliva by an open wound or your eyes, nose or mouth) is asked to contact the Peninsula Heath District Newport News Environmental Health office […]

  • Former Gloucester high grad, two daughters among five killed in California

    A man accused of killing his baby daughter, his mother and three others in a California home over the weekend is also a suspect in the death of a 2-year-old child last year, police said Monday.

  • Newport News home condemned after fire

    Newport News, Va. – A home in Newport News was condemned Wednesday morning after a fire heavily damaged the rear of the structure. At 10:02 this morning the Newport News 911 Center received a call from a neighbor reporting that a home in the 1200 Block of 80th Street was on fire. The first crew arrived two minutes later to find a heavy volume of smoke issuing from the single story residence. Firefighters found a large amount of fire in […]

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    Police searching for man who robbed gamblers during Hampton home invasion

    Hampton, Va. – Hampton police are looking for a man who robbed several men during a home invasion on Sunday. At 9:37pm officers responded to reports of a robbery at a home in the 200 block of Union Street. They learned a man had entered the home – where a group of 10 men were gambling – and took their wallets and phones at gunpoint before leaving through a rear door. The suspect is described a black male wearing a […]

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    Former employee charged in Chesapeake arson case

    Chesapeake, Va. – A former employee of a Chesapeake business has been arrested in connection with an arson that caused nearly $60,000 damage to the office of his former employer. 34-year-old Maurice Anthony Wise was arrested last week and charged in the arson that occurred last March at Tidewater Green, a construction recycling business located in the 5300 block of W. Military Highway. Mr. Wise has been charged with entering a building with the intent to commit a felony, burning […]

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    Weatherman narrates as spider catches breakfast on-air

    WXMI in Grand Rapids Michigan has cameras mounted on the roof of the River House building in downtown Grand Rapids. Because the Grand River runs through downtown, there are a lot of bugs. And where there are bugs, there are spiders which are seen frequently spinning webs in front of the cameras. Today, meteorologist Garry Frank was on the air showing the sunrise when a spider came into view and caught its breakfast live on the air.

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    Defense Dept. issues final Military Lending Act rule

    After nearly three years of study, the Department of Defense today issued the final Military Lending Act (MLA) rule. The MLA aims to better protect service men and women from predatory credit practices by expanding financial protections, and helping ensure military families receive consumer protections. “With this action, the department takes an important stand against companies that can prey on our men and women in uniform. This new rule addresses a range of credit products that previously escaped the scope […]

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    Coast Guard rescues two children, four adults near Wachapreague after boat runs aground

    Wachapreague, Va. –  The Coast Guard rescued two children and four adults Monday in Finney Creek, north of Wachapreague. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a distress call at about 6:20 p.m. stating an 18-foot pleasure craft was aground with four adults and two children aboard. The vessel was high and dry on an oyster bed and no other vessel was able to assist due to the water’s depth. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Coast Guard Air Station […]

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    Wanted fugitive who claimed to be a Navy SEAL arrested in Virginia Beach

    A man wanted on fraud charges in Arizona for running a scam in which he pretended to be a Navy SEAL has been arrested in Virginia Beach by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Virginia Beach Fugitive Unit.

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    Students unhurt after driver rear-ends Newport News school bus

    Nine students aboard a Newport News school bus were unhurt when a driver rear-ended the bus on Old Oyster Point Rd. Monday morning.

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