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  1. Virginia Beach to vote on covering $54K landfill search in Bellamy Gamboa murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A vote Tuesday at Virginia Beach's city council meeting will decide how Virginia Beach Police will pay for evidence collected in a city landfill as part of a murder investigation. VBPD is requesting that $54,424 be allocated from the Police Federal and State Seized Assets Special Revenue Fund to be used to pay for evidence found in the Bethel Landfill connected with Bellamy Gamboa's murder.

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  2. David Wright set to be activated for first time in two years, eyes end of his careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A decorated career is nearing its end for Chesapeake native David Wright . At a special press conference Thursday, the longtime Mets third baseman announced he will return to the major leagues after a two-and-a-half year absence to start the Mets' penultimate game of the season.

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  3. Residents, businesses across Hampton Roads continue to gear up in preparation for FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    News 3's Margaret Kavanagh spent the night in Chesapeake, where some people are still buying supplies at the last second and businesses are trying to keep up with the high demand. We saw a massive shipment of water being dropped off at a Sam's Club in the city.

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  4. Portsmouth residents pack up during mandatory evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    If you have been staying alert and paying attention, you are well aware that Hurricane Florence - now a Category 4 - is on her way with no plans of slowing down nor losing strength. "I'm a little nervous about it.

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  5. Great Bridge bridge expects extended closures after lightning strike causes electrical issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    After being struck by lightning Saturday evening, electrical issues with the Great Bridge bridge will require the bridge to be opened manually.

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  6. Armed robber sentenced to prison for multiple Tidewater robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Portsmouth man was sentenced Friday to 14 years in prison for committing a series of armed robberies of convenience stores. According to court documents, Lorenzo Roscoe, 30, committed five armed robberies of various convenience stores in Portsmouth, Norfolk and Chesapeake, including 7-Eleven and Dollar General stores.

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  7. Chesapeake man pleads guilty to conspiring to manufacture heroin, cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    According to court documents, Anthony Covil, 33, was a member of a drug-trafficking organization based in Chesapeake and in the past few years was responsible for distributing at least 700 grams of heroin, at least two kilograms of crack cocaine and at least four kilograms of powder cocaine. According to witnesses, Covil carried guns during some of those drug deals.

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  8. Previously-convicted felon sentenced for possessing a firearmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    According to court documents, Steven Akeem Nichols, 34, was found by a Chesapeake police office sitting in the driver's seat of his car asleep with a 9mm handgun resting between his legs in October 2017. Nichols, who was prohibited from possessing firearms, had been previously convicted of felony drug offense in Pennsylvania.

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  9. Man charged with first degree murder after Portsmouth man shot to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Over the course of their investigation, detectives said they identified the suspect as 32-year-old Jermel Roscoe of Chesapeake.

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  10. Chesapeake family of six struggling to survive after home set on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    News 3 spoke with the family who lost their home to arson in the Great Bridge section of the city. Sandy Swanner Harbor, the grandmother of the six children displaced said they've lost everything and are trying to get their lives back to normal.

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  11. Chesapeake pastor honored as 2018 No Kid Hungry Summer Meals HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. - With one and seven children facing hunger in the City of Chesapeake, a pastor from the Church at Hampton Roads is Rev.

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  12. Citizens learn about Deep Creek Bridge replacement and how traffic will flowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Built in 1934, Deep Creek Bridge is a federally owned and operated facility. The bridge passes over the Dismal Swamp Canal where U.S. Route 17 crosses in Chesapeake, Va.

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  13. Company terminates contract to collect Norfolk's recycling....Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    TFC Recycling has decided to terminate its contract to collect the city's curbside recycling. In a press release, the company cited challenges from new Chinese rules that make it tougher to import recycled materials with high contamination.

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  14. Your vehicle has been broken into, now what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    While no one ever wants to be the victim of a crime, it is important to know what steps to take just in case. First, call police and file a report.

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  15. Get ready to bargain shop, August 17th is National Thrift Shop DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    NORFOLK Va,- It's time to go bargain shopping or donate some of your gently used items because August 17th is national thrift store day. The Hope House also accepts donations to generate revenue to fund services the agency provides for people with developmental disabilities.

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  16. Uptick in snake sightings in Hampton RoadsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A rattlesnake slithers in the yard of a home Monday evening, eventually sitting near a bush close to the front of the home. It's not the first venomous snake sighting for that neighborhood in Western Branch, but it caused a bit of a stir.

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  17. Panhandlers in Chesapeake move from traffic lanes to private propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Officers with the Chesapeake Police Department said panhandling has almost stopped in the Deep Creek area, and in Greenbrier they have moved to private property.

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  18. Haircuts raise money for Chesapeake woman battling breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Chesapeake woman battling breast cancer had money raised for her at the event through haircuts offered at a local salon. The Cut-A-Thon was held at Salon Fusion on Kempsville Road from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to event coordinators.

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  19. Local firefighters 'Fill the Boot' for muscular dystrophy awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Portsmouth Local #0539 Fire Department, the Chesapeake Local #2499 Fire Department and the Virginia Beach Professionals Local #2924 Fire Department are showing their support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association by taking part in its annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign. Funds from the campaign go towards helping kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases live longer and grow stronger.

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  20. Recent gifts benefit TCC's truck driving programRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Tidewater Community College's truck driving program received two significant gifts that will allow the college to better serve its students to fill the growing national demand for more drivers. Givens Transportation donated a three-axle sleeper road tractor that will expand TCC's current fleet of trucks and offer students the ability to learn on a new type of vehicle transmission.

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