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Police investigate weekend shootings happening less than 24 hours apart, one deadly

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Two shootings in less than 24 hours apart— one resulted in a death and the other incident sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries. The first shooting happened after 11 p.m. on Saturday in the 500-block of Court Street. The incident took the life of 19-year-old man, Cairee Thomas, Portsmouth […]

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Portsmouth Police investigating report of man exposing himself to student near bus stop

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating after a man allegedly exposed himself to a Churchland High School student near a bus stop Thursday morning. A message from Churchland High School’s Principal Shawn Millaci read that the incident happened at Tejo Lane and Silvermaple Drive. Millaci’s message to Churchland families was as follows: […]

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Portsmouth-based organization serves meals during Super Bowl week

MIAMI – A Portsmouth-based disaster relief organization heads to Miami to support many events leading up to the Super Bowl. Mercy Chefs community kitchen opening on August 27 (Photo: Mercy Chefs) Mercy Chefs is an organization that is known for serving professionally prepared meals to victims and first responders. Mercy Chefs will join The Kids […]

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Three arrested after police chase involving allegedly stolen vehicle ends in Portsmouth crash

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Three people were arrested after an allegedly stolen car led police on a chase that ended in a crash Tuesday afternoon. An officer in Chesapeake spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of George Washington Highway and Victory Boulevard around 1:02 p.m. The officer tried to pull the vehicle over, but the […]

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National News Literacy Week: Politics in schools

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Whether it’s impeachment, the upcoming presidential election, or possible changes in the Virginia General Assembly, we live in a heightened political climate. With that backdrop, this is the first National News Literacy Week. It’s a project that will provide educators, students and the general public with easy-to-use tools […]

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Two men arrested for alleged connection to Williamsburg vehicle break-ins

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Police have arrested two men for their alleged connection to recent vehicle break-ins. On January 22  around 4 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Sterling Manor Dr. for a report of vehicles actively being broken into. Officers located and arrested 18-year-old Brian Jamel Smith and 20-year-old  Corey Antonio Taylor Jr., […]

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Portsmouth Police seeking person of interest in homicide investigation

Robert Howard PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Portsmouth Police Department is seeking a person of interest in a homicide investigation from early January. According to the department, they are trying to locate 32-year-old Portsmouth man Robert Howard in reference to the homicide that occurred in the 10 block of Lake Forest Court January 2. Eric Silver, […]

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‘We are living on this business,’ says owner of Portsmouth corner store that’s been robbed three times

Please enable Javascript to watch this video PORTSMOUTH, Va. – “What’s up, Mr. King!” King’s Convenience store is located right on Victory Boulevard. “They make sure you have everything you need when you come here,” said loyal customer Ryan Bly. It’s a place where people get their gas, snacks and lottery tickets. King’s Convenience Store […]

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Portsmouth-based disaster relief, aid deploys to Puerto Rico

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A Portsmouth disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization has traveled to Puerto Rico to assist with relief efforts following recent earthquakes. (Photo: Mercy Chefs) Mercy Chefs, an organization that serves and prepares meals to victims and first responders, traveled to Ponce, Puerto Rico to serve meals at a local church. Ponce is […]

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