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Portsmouth, Virginia is located in Portsmouth County. Zip codes in Portsmouth, VA include 23704, 23701, and 23705. The median home price in Portsmouth is $139,900 which is roughly $104/per square foot. More Portsmouth information.

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53 min ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

No weekend closures at Downtown Tunnel eastbound through Labor Day

Drivers who've gotten used to not using the Downtown Tunnel to get to Norfolk on weekends will get some relief.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Portsmouth police investigating crash that killed motorcyclist

Officers are investigating a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and a mini van that occurred at the intersection of Cavalier Boulevard and Roosevelt Boulevard at 6:30 p.m. this evening.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Woman charged in stabbing at Portsmouth apartments

Officers were called to London Oaks Apartments in the 1100 block of Virginia Avenue, near London Blvd., around 3:10 a.m. It's the second stabbing at the complex in four days.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Portsmouth offers free back-to-school vaccinations

According to the Jessica Mullen, Health Educator, 6th graders must be vaccinated against Tdap, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis , and kindergartners must be up to date on DTap, Polio, MMR , and chicken pox to attend school.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Ches. family hopes to raise awareness about suicide

Suicide has been in the news recently after the death of actor Robin Williams. While it's not an easy topic of conversation, some families feel there should be more discussions on the issue.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Two men stabbed overnight in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. Medics took two men to the hospital early Saturday morning after they were stabbed on Virginia Avenue.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Saturday Traffic: Downtown Tunnel closing again this weekend

The eastbound tube of the Downtown Tunnel from Portsmouth to Norfolk will be closed between 8 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. on Monday for scheduled rehabilitation work, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

For some, strip malls' salvation is found in churches

From left, Gia Howard, left, Carrion Howard, Sharon Howard and Stuart Howard wait for the door to open outside Life Line Ministries church in Southgate Plaza shopping center in Chesapeake on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Charges withdrawn in Md. for man shot by officer in Portsmouth

Chesapeake Police Officer Elliott Boyd shot Michael Smith on South Street in June while trying to serve him fugitive warrants from Maryland.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

These indoor attractions make rainy days fun

Marcelles Mathis takes a picture of Nativity Mathis and 1-year-old Cataleya, of Chesapeake, in an oversized chair at the Children's Museum in Portsmouth.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Wellness center owner won't be charged for leaving documents out

A woman who owns a Virginia Beach wellness center will not be criminally prosecuted for thousands of medical documents she left on a Portsmouth curb.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

VDOT settles in eminent domain lawsuit

Back on June 20, Old Dominion Demolition's Dan Crispino told WAVY.com he's tired of getting jerked around by the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Portsmouth to buy building for police headquarters

The City Council voted Tuesday to purchase a five-story building next to City Hall to serve as the police department's headquarters.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Park near Jordan Bridge getting $4.2 million face-lift

Playground equipment from the old park at the foot of the Jordan Bridge in South Norfolk, Chesapeake, will be left for the new park after renovations.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Rivals.com

2014 Churchland Truckers Preview

The Churchland Truckers out of Portsmouth won eight games a season ago, matching their most since 1997.

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Russia Taday

Syria's sarin gas stockpile destroyed, Pentagon confirms

File photo. Contractors work the Field Deployable Hydrolysis System onboard the M/V Cape Ray in the cargo bay of the ship, in Portsmouth, Virginia.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Portsmouth assessor's office earns coveted certificate

The city assessor's office became the first in South Hampton Roads and the third in the state of Virginia to earn what was described as the highest professional honor in the assessment community.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Norfolk Naval Shipyard Quarters "A" fire

Firefighters from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic and Portsmouth Fire-Rescue were called to Lincoln Street early Tuesday morning where heavy smoke and flames were showing from Quarters "A", the Shipyard Commander's Residence.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

Jacobs-Led Group to Manage New Chesapeake Bay Tunnel

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission selected a team led by Jacobs Engineering Group, Pasadena, Calif., to serve as design manager for a new design-build tunnel.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Andy Fox on Chesapeake officer involved in Portsmouth shooting.jp

In June, Chesapeake Police Officer Elliott Boyd shot Michael Smith on South Street, while trying to serve him fugitive warrants from Maryland.

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