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  1. Only on 3: Portsmouth mom charged in AMBER Alert scare speaks from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Portsmouth mother said a domestic argument went too far when police issued an AMBER Alert for two of her four children Friday night. "I'm not a crazy woman who abducts her own kids who live with her," said 24-year-old Asia Jarvis, laughing at the thought.

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  2. A story of how the St. Jude Dream Home is about more than a house on Coast LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    We learn about a local child's fight with cancer and the help that came to his Virginia Beach family from St Jude Children's Hospital.

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  3. Chesapeake farm rebuilding after tornado strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The farm, located on Battlefield Boulevard, lost its stand, play area and half of its animal pen due to high winds. According to a post on the farm's Facebook page several building materials for the new stand are set to arrive Wednesday with Kempsville Building Supply helping with costs.

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  4. 'I've seen better days' Chesapeake man accused of killing parents appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    CHESAPEAKE Va. - When asked by a judge how he was doing, Steven Julian replied that he has "seen better days."

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  5. Son shoots and kills parents before turning on aunt and uncleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    On Sunday evening, around 7:24, Chesapeake police were called to Chadwyck Road for a man threatening to shoot his aunt and uncle. Officers got to the scene and learned from the homeowners that their nephew, Steven Julian, had pointed a gun at them threatening to shoot.

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  6. Chesapeake native serves aboard Navy's most advanced submarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Deep Creek High School graduate and Chesapeake native is serving aboard one of the Navy's most advanced ballistic missile submarines, the USS Tennessee. Petty Officer 1st Class Shea Roach serves aboard the boat, which is one of 14 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines.

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  7. Family of three displaced in Chesapeake fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Fire department units were called to the 600 block of Clearfield Avenue around 8:30 p.m., the Chesapeake Fire Department said. They arrived on scene to find a one story single family home with heavy fire and smoke showing from the rear of the structure.

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  8. Tornado damages Hickory Ridge Farm in ChesapeakeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 6 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    High winds damaged several buildings on the Hickory Ridge Farm property off Battlefield Blvd. The farm, known for U-Pick strawberries and pumpkins, is scheduled to open back up April 22. "This is a very rewarding way to make a living but it's also a lot of hard work and we have built a business over the past five years doing the strawberries and the pumpkins so yeah, it's devastating to see it," said owner Robin Pierce. "That's a huge blessing," she said.

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  9. Three storage units damaged in Chesapeake fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Fire officials said when they got to the business on Campostella Road around 2 p.m. they saw smoke coming from multiple storage units.

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  10. Church staff rebuilding from tornado damage hand out gift cards to nearby neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Heavy winds took down part of the building to the right of the entrance along with pieces of siding, which took off to an open field across the street. "It's one thing to lose a church but to have your house hit is very different," says Brett Coates, Executive Director at Real Life.

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  11. Norfolk sex offender arrested for spying on woman at local Planet FitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Norfolk registered sex offender has been arrested for spying on a woman in a tanning booth at a local Planet Fitness gym. The investigation started on January 11 when a woman noticed a ceiling tile move as she was getting into a tanning booth at the Planet Fitness located at 4245 E. Little Creek Road.

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  12. Hickory High softball coach Ryan Wieck to be named Chesapeake Coach of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    If you've been involved in the Chesapeake softball scene in the last 21 years, you've probably heard about the Hickory Hawks. Since the school opened in 1996, Ryan Wieck has been the head coach, and has led the Hawks to numerous accolades.

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  13. Here's how you can help those affected by Chesapeake, Va. Beach tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Volunteers from United Methodist Committee on Relief, Operation Blessing, Grace Bible Church and Virginia Beach Sheriff's Workforce volunteered in neighborhoods affected by the storm to assist with debris removal and providing tarps for residents who have damaged roofs. More than 200 homes were damaged by the tornadoes.

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  14. Watch: Drone 3 flies over tornado damage in Virginia Beach and ChesapeakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The morning after a confirmed tornado ripped through parts of Chesapeake and Virginia Beach, Drone 3 flew overhead to asses the damage. In Virginia Beach, Drone 3 flew over the hard-hit Rock Creek neighborhood in the Salem and Landstown areas .

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  15. National Weather Service of Wakefield confirms tornado in Virginia BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.- A spokesperson for the National Weather Service of Wakefield has confirmed that a tornado did touch down in Virginia Beach Friday evening. At this time surveyors are still assessing parts of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake in hopes to get a clear understanding if there was just one tornado or two.

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  16. Chesapeake church severely damaged in Friday's stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Real Life Church on Centerville Turnpike suffered serious damages as part of the building to the right of the entrance collapsed. A longtime church member told News 3 the church started in a house and they were eventually able to expand to this building because of growth.

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  17. Weather photos: March 31, 2017Read the original story

    Friday Mar 31 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Suffolk is under a Tornado Warning until 6 p.m. and parts of Chesapeake and Portsmouth are under a Tornado Warning until 6:30 p.m.

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  18. Man arrested in hit-and-run that seriously injured motorcyclist in Va. BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    On March 29 around 6 a.m., police responded to a crash in the 5400 block of Northampton Boulevard near Bayside Road involving a motorcyclist and SUV. According to police, the motorcyclist was traveling west on Northampton Blvd. approaching Bayside Road.

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  19. First Warning Traffic - JRB malfunctioning, causing early morning detours and delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The James River Bridge is stuck after an early morning opening just after 6:00 AM. All lanes stopped.

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  20. First Warning Traffic - Tuesday bridge openings and Elbow Rd closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    U.S. 58 West: Single lane closure Monday through Friday, Mar. 27-31 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. U.S. 58 East: Midtown Tunnel full weekend closure from Friday, Mar. 31 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Apr. 3 at 5 a.m. Elbow Rd between Butts Station and Centerville Tnpk starting Tuesday, March 28 at 8 a.m. through Saturday, April 1 at 5 p.m. Utility work will require the closure of Elbow Rd between Butts Station Rd and Centerville Tnpk on Tuesday, March 28 starting at 8 a.m. through Saturday, April 1 in the evening.

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