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2 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk
According to the U.S. Naval Institute, the Norfolk-based USS Bataan Amphibious Ready Group is now in place in the Persian Gulf, bringing the number of American warships in the region to nine.
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7 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk
Virginia Public Safety Foundation announced an additional 25 Virginia heroes to be honored at the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial upon its completion.
7 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
The Summer Brewfest returns Friday, July 11, to Town Point Park on the downtown Norfolk riverfront.
8 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Virginia Beach and Norfolk the morning of July 4. Dan Proch, a meteorologist at the weather service's Wakefield office, described the twister as a "weak EF-0 tornado," that briefly touched land twice as Hurricane Arthur stormed into the region.
9 hrs ago | Northwest News and Tribune
Looking back, Ron Buchert says he loved his time in the Air Force and was proud to serve.
A fire at a home in Norfolk early Tuesday morning has been ruled an arson, a fire department spokesman said.
Attendees gather in small groups to share ideas about problems facing the poor citizens of Norfolk at a town meeting of the Commission on Poverty Reduction on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at the Huntersville Community Center in Norfolk.
This week, the City of Norfolk released a report aimed at identifying factors causing poverty and outlining solutions to decrease this trend.
On July 5th at 12:01 A.M., five individuals were struck by gunfire from a dark colored vehicle in the 1700 block of Vernon Drive.
Fire and Rescue were called to a residential fire at 2500 block of Minnesota Avenue.
The burglaries took place in the 4200 block of Link Court around 4 a.m. Monday, according to MPO J.C. Cason with the Virginia Beach Police Department.
From Jan 1 to July 7, police responded to 135 calls of people suffering from gunshot or stabbing wounds.
Local churches are stepping up outreach to youth groups after a string of shootings left 15 people hurt over the 4th of July weekend.
Proponents of an elected School Board in Norfolk say the switch from an appointed body would reverse the division's dismal decline in recent years.
A Kemps ridley sea turtle is back at the Virginia Aquarium Marine Animal Care Center after being released last Wednesday, officials said.
Police have arrested four adults and one 17-year-old in connection with five shootings that injured 15 people over the Fourth of July weekend.
"They've just got to do something with these guns. There are too many guns out here," she stressed.
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Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 04:01 pm
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