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  1. Virginia mom faces 5 years in prison after using recorder to thwart school bulliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | WTVR Richmond

    Sims reached out to administrators at Ocean View Elementary School in Norfolk, Virginia, where her daughter is in fourth grade, but she said she got no response. In September, Sims decided to investigate on her own.


  2. Virginia man survives after being lost at sea on a raft overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | WTVR Richmond

    A story of survival comes out of Norfolk after a man got sucked out to sea on a raft and spend the night at the mercy of Mother Nature. Wesley Schoonmaker said he is shaken up by what happened and said he plans on staying out of the water for some time.


  3. Portsmouth Police officer released from hospital, weeks after being shot 5 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | WTVR Richmond

    Officer Baaklini, 28, was shot five times while trying to take a runaway teen into custody on November 6. She has undergone several surgeries for her injuries and is still recovering. Doctors estimate it will be at least a year before she is 100 percent.


  4. Family: Arrest made in Virginia student's disappearance, deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Someone has been arrested in connection to the abduction and death of 19-year-old Ashanti Billie, family members told WTKR. Neither police nor the FBI have confirmed the arrest.


  5. Localities scramble to get paper ballot voting machines in time for Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    With Election Day rapidly approaching, poll workers in roughly a dozen localities all over the Commonwealth, including bigger cities like Norfolk and small ones like Hopewell, frantically train on brand new voting machines. On September 8, the Virginia Board of Elections voted to immediately de-certify all paper-less voting machines in the state.


  6. Dr. Ralph Northam's path towards the Virginia governor's mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    The eyes of politicos from across the country are fixed upon Virginia's state capitol - this Jeffersonian temple - and the rest of the Commonwealth, as voters decide who will lead the state for the next four years. In the months leading up to the election, the two major party candidates have struck similar tones on some issues, and in the wake of the divisive 2016 presidential race, Ralph Northam and Ed Gillespie had been praised for the civility of their debates, and the lack of personal attacks.


  7. Victim, suspect in Norfolk homicide both from RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    A Richmond native and former local high school football player is dead and another has been charged with his murder following a shooting in Norfolk Friday night. Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Hayes Street shortly after 6 p.m. for a gunshot disturbance.


  8. Once silent, woman battling depression using voice to help others: 'Survival is a choice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    It hasn't always been that way for the VCU graduate who spent years honing her skills as a television news reporter in Lynchburg. Described as a go getter, Lauren set her sights on one day landing a job back home in Norfolk, near her parents and family.


  9. Chesapeake man has brain surgery after violent beating in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    WTKR reported that 33-year-old Kevin Guin and his brother, Jason, went to Louisiana last month for a bachelor party. The night of the bachelor party Guin separated from the rest of the group to go back to his hotel in the city's famed French Quarter.


  10. Ashanti Billie's family: 'You don't deserve to breathe the air she breathed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Human remains found behind a church in Charlotte, North Carolina, are those of Ashanti Billie , a Virginia woman who earlier this month went missing from a military base in Virginia, authorities said Saturday. "It is with deep regret that I inform the community that Ashanti Billie has been located, deceased, in Charlotte, North Carolina," said Martin Culbreth, special agent in charge of the FBI's Norfolk division.


  11. 15-year-old Norfolk suspect arrested after carjacking ends in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    On Sept. 21 around 5:45 p.m., police responded to the 2600 block of East Virginia Beach Blvd. for a report of an armed robbery.


  12. Va. firefighters return to Puerto Rico to help after Hurricane MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Virginia Task Force 2 Urban Search and Rescue Team is in San Juan with about 20 firefighters, five of those are from the Henrico County Fire Department. The group just returned from a previous mission in Puerto Rico.


  13. Virginia apartment complex uses DNA tests to identify dog poopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    "It was pretty weird. I felt like it was a little nurse trying to help him out," Campbell told affiliate WTKR.


  14. Camera catches near-miss at intersection with tall grassRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Drivers are once complaining once again about tall grass they say is creating a dangerous situation at a South Richmond intersection. The overgrown vegetation at the corner of Albany Avenue and East 4th Street is not just blocking drivers' views of the nearby busy Maury Street exit ramp, but is hiding a fire hydrant.


  15. Virginia man petitions to replace Confederate monument with statue of Missy ElliottRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    After the tragic events in Charlottesville , there's been a lot of debate over whether or not to take down statues of Confederate soldiers. One local man wants to put an end to the arguing by erecting a monument for a local music icon instead, affiliate WTKR reports.


  16. Norfolk, Charlottesville among top charming cities in American SouthRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    Norfolk and Charlottesville were among the 15 cities mentioned in CNN's top charming cities in the American South list. "There's more to America's Southern states than cities such as Nashville, Austin and New Orleans," the CNN article begins.


  17. Colonial Williamsburg sued after asking kid with dietary restrictions to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    A woman dressed in a traditional costume sits in front of a house in the historic area known as Colonial Williamsburg, November 22, 2011. Colonial Williamsburg is the preserved and restored former colonial capital of Virginia and offers an 18th century experience to thousands of visitors each year.


  18. NASA will try again to create colorful clouds in the night skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    NASA is hoping for some better weather as it attempts to launch a much-anticipated rocket Thursday morning after scrubbing the launch too many times to count. The Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket is expected to create a light show of blue-green and red clouds visible on much of the East Coast, from New York to North Carolina.


  19. 3 Hampton Roads restaurants to be featured on Food NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    NORFOLK, Va. - Guy Fieri is showing three Hampton Roads restaurants some love on his hit Food Network show "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives."


  20. NASA hopes for Father's Day launch to create colorful clouds in night skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    NASA is hoping for some Father's Day magic as it attempts to launch a much-anticipated rocket Sunday night after scrubbing the launch seven times. The Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket is expected to create a light show of blue-green and red clouds visible on much of the East Coast, from New York to North Carolina.


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