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Local airport takes precautions amid coronavirus outbreak from abroad

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK, Va. — Diego Rubio and his wife had a 22-hour flight ahead of them from Norfolk International Airport to Manila, Philippines. “We’re flying through Atlanta, then South Korea and then to Manila,” Rubio said. The long flight itinerary is already a lot, but he added that the […]

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Pedestrian taken to hospital with serious injuries after Norfolk hit and run

NORFOLK, Va. – Police are investigating a hit and run that happened Friday morning. The incident happened in the 6100 block of Sewells Point Road. Police said a female pedestrian was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with serious injuries. The investigation remains ongoing, and there is no further information. If you have any information […]

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Virginia Department of Corrections searching for Norfolk violent sex offender

Randolph Kelly NORFOLK, Va. – The Virginia Department of Corrections is searching for a fugitive sex offender whose last known address was in Norfolk. According to a tweet by the DOC, 50-year-old Randolph Donta Kelly, a violent sex offender, recently absconded. A Virginia State Police webpage listed Kelly as having been convicted of carnal knowledge […]

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Norfolk City Council votes to take next step in St. Paul’s redevelopment plan

NORFOLK, Va. – The City of Norfolk has voted to take the next step in the St. Paul’s redevelopment plan. Tuesday night, city council members voted to approve an ordinance where the parcels of land located at 501 Wood Street and 450 Posey Lane will be transferred to the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority. The […]

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Former NBA players tied to Hampton Roads mourn the loss of legend Kobe Bryant

NORFOLK, Va. – Former NBA players tied to Hampton Roads join others around the globe to grieve. Bryant Stith, former NBA player for the Denver Nuggets, the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers and now ODU’s Men’s Basketball team assistant coach says he had the pleasure of competing against Kobe back in his early days. […]

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Three men injured after shooting near Old Dominion University

NORFOLK, Va. – Police are investigating after three men were injured in a shooting near Old Dominion University on Sunday. Around 1:20 a.m., Norfolk police and Old Dominion University police were called to the 800 block of W. 49th Street for a gunshot disturbance. When officials arrived on-scene, they located three men suffering from gunshot wounds. […]

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Bomb squad investigating ‘suspicious package’ at Norfolk International Airport

NORFOLK, Va. – Officials are investigating after a ‘suspicious package’ was found at Norfolk International Airport. A bomb squad is on scene investigating as well as other officials. Curbside service has been closed and baggage belts three, four, and five are currently shut down at the arriving baggage belts. No flights have been affected at […]

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Norfolk Police: At least 40 stickers linked to hate group found in Ghent

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department is investigating after several stickers tied to a hate group were found in the Ghent section of Norfolk. On Tuesday, January 21, Norfolk Police were alerted to the posting of several QR code stickers in the 21st Street corridor of Norfolk. (NPD) Officers immediately responded to the area […]

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Norfolk man accused of killing girlfriend sentenced to 24 years behind bars

NORFOLK, Va. – Jeffrey Jenkins, accused of killing his one-time girlfriend Cassandra Saunders after a judge granted him bond, was sentenced to 24 years behind bars in court Friday. Circuit Court Judge Everett Martin granted Jenkins bond in March 2018 with the instruction to stay away from Cassandra Saunders. Unfortunately, prosecutors say Jenkins didn’t listen […]

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Granby High in Norfolk put on lockdown after ‘suspicious male’ reported near school property

NORFOLK, Va. – Granby High School was on a cautionary lockdown, according to Norfolk Public Schools. School officials said the lockdown started around 7:15 a.m., after a ‘suspicious male’ was reported near school property. Norfolk Police arrived at the scene and came in contact with the male suspect. The investigation is still ongoing. Police could […]

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Police search for driver of stolen vehicle after pursuit into Norfolk and crash

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Both Chesapeake and Norfolk Police are searching for the driver of a stolen vehicle that crashed Wednesday morning. The crash happened near East Princess Anne Road and Granby Street in Norfolk after the driver lead police on a chase from Chesapeake. Around 10 p.m., Chesapeake Police tried to stop a red Hyundai […]

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Local rotary clubs take action to help eradicate polio

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK, Va. – If you’re looking for something fun to do this Saturday, while taking action for children, you can head over to O’Connor Brewing Co.! Seven Norfolk and Virginia Beach rotary clubs have partnered with them for ‘Pints for Polio’, an event to raise money and awareness […]

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Sentara and Virginia State Laboratory achieve breakthrough in newborn blood screening

NORFOLK, Va. – Families are reaping the benefits of a medical breakthrough for newborns at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Sentara Healthcare and the Virginia Department of General Services’ Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services (DCLS) have together achieved the first fully operational method to order blood screens and return results electronically, using the Epic-based Sentara eCare® electronic medical record (EMR). The […]

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Smartmouth Brewing Co. to release ‘Scooby-Doo’-inspired beer in February

NORFOLK, Va. – Jinkies – a local brewery has a new beer! Next month, Smartmouth Brewing Company will release its “Zoinks! Blackberry Mango Gose” beer – inspired by everyone’s favorite crime-hunting canine, Scooby-Doo – as part of its FruityToons Gose series. Photo: Smartmouth Brewing Company/Facebook The beer features all-natural blackberries and sweet, juicy mango to […]

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Following Second Amendment rally, Democrats vote against Republican-backed gun bills

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK,  Va. – A day after a huge pro-gun rally at the State Capitol, Democrats voted Tuesday against a series of Republican-backed gun bills. The bills would’ve expanded gun rights in some cases, but they failed in the firearms subcommittee of the House of Delegates Public Safety Committee. […]

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