• Andrew Jamel Robinson, age 21. Photo: Suffolk Police

    Suffolk man arrested in string of vehicle larcenies

    Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk Police have made an additional arrest following an investigation into a string of larcenies from vehicles that occurred in mid-February in the Water’s Edge neighborhood in northern Suffolk. As a result of their investigation, Andrew Jamel Robinson, age 21, of Suffolk, was charged and arrested in connection with four separate incidents. A total […]

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    Here’s what we know about school make up days so far…

    We're not quite out of the snow and ice mess yet! There may be more snow days to come for area students. Here's what we know about make up days...

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    Coffee is practically a health food: Myth or fact?

    (CNN) — Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you. If you chose fact, you’re right. New studies this week add to dozens more reporting the health benefits of coffee, including protection from type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease, prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s, computer back pain and more. But if you chose myth, you’d also […]

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    PHOTOS: Lynnhaven Trashion Show held in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – An angel made with recycled wings; a range of casual and formal wear made from trash; and the team from First Colonial High School were the big winners Saturday, February 28 at the 2015 Lynnhaven Trashion Show. Talented student designers and 38 models from six local high schools (Cox, First Colonial, Green […]

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    Yorktown fox tests positive for rabies virus

    Yorktown, Va. – A fox has tested positive for rabies in Yorktown, according to the Peninsula Health District. The Peninsula Health District is notifying the residents of the Chisman Creek and Boathouse Creek area of Yorktown that a fox has tested positive for the rabies virus, according to Lois Gary, Public Information Contact for the Peninsula […]

  • A growing number of expectant Chinese mothers are making plans to have their children in the United States, lured by rules that grant American citizenship to anyone born on U.S. soil.

    Feds fight “maternity tourism” with raids on California “maternity hotels”

    LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Federal agents on Tuesday raided more than three dozen “maternity hotels” in Southern California where foreign women give birth, allegedly for the sole purpose of having a U.S.-citizen baby, authorities said. The “maternity tourism” sites included apartment complexes in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties where authorities believe the businesses […]

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    Justice report finds systematic discrimination against African-Americans in Ferguson

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — A Justice Department civil rights investigation has concluded that the Ferguson Police Department and the city’s municipal court engaged in a “pattern and practice” of discrimination against African-Americans, targeting them disproportionately for traffic stops, use of force, and jail sentences, according to a U.S. law enforcement official briefed on the investigation. The […]


    Samsung unveils beautiful new Galaxy S6

    Samsung set out to build a better looking line of Galaxy phones this year, and it definitely achieved its goal.

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    Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue

    (CNN) — A golden statue of a sitting Buddha, smuggled from a temple in China to a market in the Netherlands, revealed an extraordinary secret — a 1,000-year-old mummified monk. Researchers discovered the mummy, encased in a cavity in the statue when a private buyer brought it to the Drents Museum in the Netherlands for […]

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    JonBenet Ramsey case: 9 things the ex-police chief just revealed

    (HLN) — It’s easy to feel a little sad for Mark Beckner, the former Boulder, Colorado, police chief and Reddit newbie who did an Ask Me Anything segment this weekend, unaware that his answers were accessible to the entire world. Beckner was the police chief during the JonBenet Ramsey case. Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet was […]

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    UPDATE: Victim identified in Duck stabbing

    Duck, N.C. – A homeless man has been charged with first degree murder after fatally stabbing another homeless man at a shelter in Duck. The stabbing happened at the Duck United Methodist Church at 1214 Duck Road. Police were initially dispatched to the shelter at 7:29am on Thursday morning and requested medical support at 7:36am, […]

  • Can depression be treated without drugs?

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Rana Culotta Simpson has suffered from depression most of her adult life. “I would sleep three days, at times 2-3 days not getting out of the bed,” says Culotta. This made it hard for the 35-year-old Peninsula resident to keep her job as a newspaper reporter. “I was socially anxious. I […]