• ODU student’s body will arrive home from Peru on Thursday

    Two days after ODU pre-med student Damion Wilkins’ sudden death on a medical mission in Peru, NewsChannel 3 took action to cut through the red tape and help get his body home quickly. And now just a week later, his family is getting results. “Damion is coming home tomorrow. They are going to fly him […]

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    Truman sailor dies after falling from 6th floor balcony during fight at Naval Station Norfolk

    A sailor has died after falling from a 6th floor balcony during a fight with another sailor at Naval Station Norfolk on Tuesday night.

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    Like Chipotle? Here’s what you should really “order”

    NEW YORK – Forget buying burritos and tacos at Chipotle, purchase the company’s stock. Chipotle shares soared nearly 11% in premarket trading Tuesday, a day after the restaurant chain released a blockbuster quarterly report. Despite raising prices, customers are still lining up for more. The Denver-based burrito maker said it earned $3.50 per share in […]

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    Florida father says son saved alleged molester’s life

    (CNN) — A Florida father who beat his 11-year-old son’s alleged molester unconscious before calling 911 told a CNN affiliate that his son is a hero and that the youngster is the only reason the man is alive. “My immediate feeling was to kill him, so he will never hurt anyone again,” the father told […]

  • Suspects identified in fatal Hampton shooting

    Early morning shooting in Hampton leaves one person dead and one person in the hospital

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    Norfolk Police Detective charged with soliciting a prostitute

    A Norfolk Police Detective has been placed on Administrative duty after being charged for soliciting a prostitute.

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    Wait times for cancer surgeries longer at the VA than community hospitals 

    Sgt. Terry Mitchell withstood fire deep in the mountains of Vietnam and was exposed to Agent Orange. He survived that grisly war, but now, four decades later, his wife believes his life was cut short by delays in care at the Veterans Administration.

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    Is drinking with your kids at home a good idea?

    Editor’s note: This story is part of a series on the 30th anniversary of the National Minimum Age Drinking Act, passed by Congress on July 17, 1984. (CNN) — I probably think about the dangers of drinking more than the average person because there is alcoholism in my family. As a parent, I am slightly […]

  • Now convicted, Eastern Shore arsonist Tonya Bundick faces years in prison

    It took a jury just over two hours Tuesday afternoon to return a guilty verdict against Tonya Bundick in her second arson trial.

  • Welcome back Beverly Kidd!

    She grew up on the water in the Chick’s Beach section of Virginia Beach. We visited Beverly Kidd’s old neighborhood, and it brought back memories of crabbing and skim-boarding. “I was very lucky. And so going from this to the desert, where there was no water in sight, was quite a culture shock you might imagine. So […]

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    Anthrax investigation: USDA finds more CDC lab problems

    (CNN) — Four days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded its investigation into June’s accidental anthrax exposure, more details are being released about the government health agency’s mishandling of potentially dangerous pathogens. The CDC concluded its investigation into the anthrax incident last week, saying that no lab workers had been infected with […]

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    Plus size teen claims she was kicked off Instagram over weight

    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Samm Newman knows what she is. “I’m a big girl, I’m proud, and I post lots of body love,” Newman said. But what she doesn’t know is why that got her kicked off Instagram. “How confident can you be if you keep censoring yourself because people don’t want to look at you?” Newman […]