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  1. Suffolk family has fostered 95 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Twins Amere, left, and Alijah, now 5, were 17 months old when they arrived with their siblings as foster children at the Jordan's home. James Thomas Jr. This story is a sample from the Suffolk Sun, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Suffolk.

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  2. Man arrested after police pursuit, crash in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A man was taken into custody last night after a police pursuit that ended with both cars crashing into a ditch. On Monday at around 11:25 p.m., an officer was on patrol northbound on Jefferson Avenue near 45th Street when a car traveling south made a U-turn, blocking the officer's path.

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  3. 19-year-old expected to survive after Newport News shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The shooting happened around 5:45 p.m. in the 13000 block of Aqueduct Drive where police found the man suffering from what looked like a non-life threatening gunshot wound, Newport News police spokesman Lou Thurston said in an email.

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  4. Pay raises in Hampton Roads better than most regionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    For the 12-month period that ended in June, the region posted the third-highest percentage change in average hourly earnings 5.9 percent among the nation's 51 largest metropolitan areas, according to data recently released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics . "This actually is a big story for us," said Scott Hall, business development coordinator for the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development.

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  5. Police pursue driver, who runs off road, overturning carRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A driver who appeared to be fleeing a Newport News police officer ran off the road Friday night, causing the car to overturn, trapping the driver and a passenger. The incident happened after a Newport News police officer observed what appeared to be a hit-and-run traffic incident involving a pedestrian about 10:15 p.m. in a parking lot of a convenience store at Jefferson Avenue and Denbigh Boulevard.

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  6. Virginia House leaders release agenda for redistricting sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    State House leaders on Wednesday released their agenda for Monday's special session of the General Assembly to redraw U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott's 3rd congressional district. A federal court found the district, which stretches from Richmond to Norfolk, to be an unconstitutional racial gerrymander and ordered state lawmakers to redraw it.

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  7. Police arrest teen in Newport News car theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A 15-year-old Hampton boy was arrested Tuesday night because police say he broke into a third car after the first two he stole broke down. The teenager was charged with burglary and three counts of grand larceny of an auto for his role in the Goode's Automotive burglary that happened on July 19, Newport News police spokeswoman Jamie Bastas said in a news release.

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  8. Armed robber hits Newport News bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The robber went into the Wells Fargo in the Warwick Village Shopping Center at 11006 Warwick Blvd. wearing a mask and armed with a gun, Newport News police said in a Facebook post.

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  9. Raccoon located in York County neighborhood tests positive for rabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Health officials are asking anyone who may have been exposed to a raccoon in the 500 block of Calthrop Neck Road to contact them. To report an exposure, call Newport News Environmental Health at 757-594-7340.

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  10. Newport News police officer shoots dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The officer had been sent to the street shortly before 6:50 p.m. to check on someone who was reported to be passed out in a vehicle, not far from Warwick Boulevard, according to a police news release. When the officer arrived, the officer saw a black pit bull in the area and was told that it had just bitten someone on the street, the release says.

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  11. Security guard shot during struggle with man in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    An armed security guard told investigators he was shot in the foot during a struggle with a suspect this morning at 700 Waterfront Circle. The shooting was reported shortly before 3 a.m., according to a police news release.

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  12. Employees assaulted during Newport News restaurant robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Police are looking for two males who assaulted two employees of the Pizza Hut at 13659 Warwick Blvd. to unlock a safe during a robbery this morning. The robbery was reported about 1 a.m., according to the police department's Facebook.

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  13. 19-year-old hit several times in Newport News shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Newport News man was shot around 9:20 on the 300 block of Witness Lane, Newport News police Officer Brandon Maynard said. Maynard said he didn't have any information about the shooter tonight, but investigators are still trying to figure out what happened.

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  14. Newport News man charged with arson, attempted homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A 28-year-old man is in jail because police said he set an apartment on fire to kill someone, The Newport News Fire Department went to an apartment on Riverlands Drive near Jefferson Avenue after getting a report at 1:36 Saturday morning about an apartment fire, Newport News Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve Pincus said. Firefighters didn't see one when they got there six minutes later, but found smoke inside the building and a small fire that had already been extinguished, Pincus said.

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  15. Police: 2 hurt in Newport News stabbing incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The upper body wounds were considered life-threatening, and the 22-year-old and 23-year-old were taken to a local hospital for their injuries, according to a news release from the Newport News Police Department. Officers responded to the call around 1:15 a.m. in the 800 block of Forrest Drive.

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  16. Gas station shooting injures Newport News womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Shortly after 9 p.m., police were called to 4710 Marshall Ave., according to a news release. Officers found a 27-year-old woman with non-life-threatening injuries to her upper body area, the release said.

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  17. BioBlitz at Bennett's Creek brings out naturalists and laymen alikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The woods at Bennett's Creek Park were damp early Friday morning after some overnight showers. But sunny skies held the promise of a dry day - a good sign for a BioBlitz dry run.

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  18. TV twins to bring anti-bullying message to Portsmouth tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Renita Deloatch and Regina Deloatch-Ratliff of TwinSportsTV will bring their Stop the Bullying Tour to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame tonight. The identical twin sisters, who grew up in Newport News, who live in Atlanta can be seen Friday nights at 6:30 on Comcast Channel 24, according to a news release.

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  19. Power restored for most in Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Nearly all of the 5,200 Dominion Virginia Power customers who lost their service this morning have had it restored. About 2,600 Suffolk homes and businesses were without electric service, split between two areas between Interstate 664, Taylor Road and Portsmouth Boulevard, according to the company's website.

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  20. Newport News police graduate 16 from academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The ceremony, which caps six months of training for the officers and several weeks for the dispatchers, starts at 7 p.m. in the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center at 2410 Wickham Ave., Newport News Police Department spokesman Lou Thurston said in a news release. Officers will now work with field training officers before being assigned to independent patrol in one of the city's three precincts, Thurston said.

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