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An encounter with a tiny caterpillar sends a 2-year old girl in Portsmouth, Virginia to the emergency room in excruciating pain. It happened when she was playing in her backyard.
A two-year-old Portsmouth girl, Chloe, was playing in her backyard Thursday when she ever-so-slightly touched what looked like a cuddly caterpillar. She immediately started screaming.
Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a boaster who went missing in the Chesapeake Bay in the area of the Ocean View fishing pier near Norfolk. Norfolk 911 dispatch operators alerted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center around 6:30 p.m. when they received a call about an adrift 8-foot dinghy with the engine down.
Portsmouth, Va.- The Coast Guard and rescue teams are searching for a missing boater in the Chesapeake Bay around the Ocean View fishing pier. At around 6:30 p.m., Norfolk 911 dispatchers contacted the Coast Guard to report an adrift dinghy that was found with the engine down.
About 3:40 p.m. an officer saw a suspicious vehicle near High Street and Penninsula Avenue and went to talk to the driver, said Detective Misty Holley, a public information officer for the Portsmouth Police Department. While the officer was speaking to the driver, he put his vehicle into drive and sped away.
One two-year-old girl from Portsmouth, Va. learned that lesson the hard way when she went to the hospital after touching one of them.
The manager of Roger Brown's Restaurant and Sports Bar said this about business , "It's mediocre, it picks back up but it's off and on but we've been doing pretty good, we're sold out Sunday for the football game, and we'll probably do pretty good tonight we have bands every Friday." Manley said when the tunnel was closed business slowed down, "Like I said they don't want to drive around to the Jordan.
Portsmouth Marine Terminal, which shut down container operations more than three years ago, is scheduled to open them back up on Monday, the Virginia Port Authority announced this morning. "Sustained growth in our container business necessitates PMT's return to service and is a sign of health for the Port of Virginia," said John Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Port Authority, in a statement.
The properties, formerly Savannah Suites, are located in Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News and Norfolk, and give InTown Suites eight locations in the area. "We are very excited about our recent expansion in Hampton Roads," said Jonathan Pertchik, Chief Executive Officer of InTown Suites.
An Air Force veteran blasted Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center Director Michael Dunfee during a town hall meeting Wednesday night for not directly addressing questions and concerns from a group of about 50 veterans. "I've heard circular logic," said Glenda Wagner.
Suffolk police officers arrested 37-year-old Nicholas D. Pelloni Friday night. Officers in Portsmouth say Pelloni starved a puppy to death.
Battalion Chief Jim Hoffler said everyone who was displaced was from the Village at Western Branch apartments or the Cedar Creek Apartments. WAVY.com knows of at least one pet, a dog, that died at the Village apartments on Monday.
A student wading through knee-deep water and a car left dead in the road - these are the scenes of Portsmouth as the flooding from yesterday and today continue. Ricky Brown paid people to push him out of the middle of the street.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:03 pm
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