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  1. 2 taken to hospital after shooting on Highland Avenue in PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Police said two people were found injured after they received a report of a shooting this afternoon in the 1500 block of Highland Ave. The shooting was reported shortly after noon, according to a police news release. When officers arrived, they found a 28-year-old male injured inside a home.

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  2. Police: Portsmouth man seriously injured in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Just before 8 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of the 1500 and 1600 blocks of Des Moines Ave. for a report of a person with a gunshot wound, according to a Portsmouth Police Department tweet. Investigating a gunshot wound in the 1600 blk of Des Moines Avenue.

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  3. Portsmouth inmate's death reveals huge holes in the state's safety netRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Something is wrong when a mentally ill man dies in jail - after being charged with stealing the princely sum of $5 worth of junk food - while awaiting space in a state treatment center. The Aug. 19 death of 24-year-old Jamycheal Mitchell at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail, reported by The Pilot and The Guardian news organization, raises troubling questions for the criminal justice and mental health systems in Virginia.

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  4. Woman pleads guilty to killing 29-year-old in Chesapeake hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A 73-year-old Portsmouth woman was convicted Monday of killing a woman in a crash and fleeing the scene earlier this year. Under an agreement, Audrey Murphy pleaded guilty in Circuit Court to involuntary manslaughter and hit and run in the death of 29-year-old Jamie Freeman of Suffolk.

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  5. Suffolk works to equip school buses with GPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Afternoons would play out the same as parents have said they waited a long time for buses to drop off their children. Driver shortages compounded the problem.

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  6. To protect, and serve, cops tweet and shareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A photo of Virginia Beach police mounted patrol officers got more than 250 likes on the department's Facebook page this month. A video of Portsmouth police officers volunteering at a summer day camp was viewed more than 1,000 times.

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  7. Fatal shooting in March was not Portsmouth officer's firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The officer who killed a Portsmouth man in March after a police chase was involved in another fatal shooting six years ago that claimed the lives of two men. For the first time Thursday, prosecutors publicly identified Lt.

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  8. Portsmouth police ID stabbing victim, suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    About 6:30 p.m., police were called to Victory Crossing Shopping Center at 4000 Victory Blvd., Capt. Scott Burke said in a news release.

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  9. Oliver: Reason for hope in PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    One cannot ride through the streets of Portsmouth and not be struck by its history and strong sense of place. The city's history explains much of Hampton Roads' origin and purpose with the Naval Hospital, the Naval Shipyard and port activities.

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  10. Portsmouth stabbing victim dies in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    PORTSMOUTH A Norfolk man was fatally stabbed Saturday night in Portsmouth. About 6:30 p.m., police were called to Victory Crossing Shopping Center at 4000 Victory Blvd., Capt.

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  11. Portsmouth's new city manager sworn in at I.C. Norcom High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Dr. Lydia Pettis Patton sheds tears during the Oath of Office Ceremony after she was sworn in as Portsmouth's next city manager, Friday, August 28, 2015 in Portsmouth, VA. Patton is the first woman to hold the position of city manager in the city of Portsmouth.

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  12. Search underway for man who may have jumped from South Norfolk Jordan BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Portsmouth police and other agencies were searching the Elizabeth River on Aug. 28, 2015, after a caller reported that someone had jumped from the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge. Police are searching the Elizabeth River at the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge after someone reported a man possibly had jumped from the span this morning.

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  13. Portsmouth Commonwealth's Attorney will pursue indictment in fatal officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Portsmouth prosecutors said Thursday they will seek an indictment against a police officer involved in a fatal shooting outside a Wal-Mart earlier this year. A spokeswoman for Commonwealth's Attorney Stephanie Morales declined to comment on the case or to identify the officer who shot William Chapman II in April.

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  14. Portsmouth seeking court order to remove Confederate monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Interim City Attorney Cheran Cordell has the green light to seek a court order to remove the Confederate monument at Court and High streets, according to two council members. During a closed meeting Tuesday, four of the seven members gave her permission to pursue a court order once a location for the monument has been selected, Councilman Bill Moody said.

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  15. With trash firm's tax revenue at stake, Portsmouth has to see all the anglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The owner of the Virginia International Gateway terminal contends it's forking over too much in real estate taxes and filed suit against the city in July. The container facility paid $4.5 million in taxes last year, far and away the largest bill in Portsmouth.

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  16. Portsmouth council directs City Attorney to seek court order to remove Confederate monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The City Council gave interim City Attorney Cheran Cordell the green light to seek a court order to remove the Confederate monument in Portsmouth at Court and High streets, according to two council members. During a closed session meeting Tuesday, four of the seven council members gave her permission to pursue a court order once a new location for the monument is selected, said Councilman Bill Moody.

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  17. Portsmouth could lose $3M a year without SPSA contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Portsmouth could stand to lose $3 million in revenue each year if a waste disposal contract with the Southeastern Public Service Authority ends. That's because Wheelabrator Technologies processes the trash at a plant in the city and pays about that much in taxes each year.

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  18. 5 Things: Pharrell and Missy Elliott; faith and climate change; bald eagle releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Cloudy with a chance for showers : We should see some sun today, but we'll have a chance for showers or storms this afternoon. Pharrell and Missy Elliott: The Hampton Roads natives will work together on the new season of "The Voice."

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  19. Does Portsmouth really need a fancy new park?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Last Monday was a nice August day, maybe at 90 degrees a bit hot for us air-conditioned folks. But it wasn't humid and it wasn't raining.

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  20. The region's school divisions have dozens of vacant teaching...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Less than three weeks before the start of school, divisions across South Hampton Roads still had to fill more than 150 vacant classroom positions. The problem extends across Virginia - other school systems have opened with long-term substitutes stepping in until teachers can be hired.

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