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  1. Police search for Portsmouth children missing after weekend visitation with birth motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department Special Victims Unit are looking for three children that were taken by their birth mother on Friday, Sept. 8. According to detectives with the case, the mother, Asia M. Lamb was last seen with her children during her weekend visitations when she picked them up from school.

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  2. First Warning Traffic - Bridge openings, road work and delays for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The I-64 east ramp to Military Highway will close Monday, September 18, to Friday, September 22, from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should follow posted detour signs to access Military Highway using Exit 281A/Robin Hood Road.

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  3. First Warning Traffic - Bridge openings and road work on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The I-64 east ramp to Military Highway will close Monday, September 18, to Friday, September 22, from 8 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning. Motorists should follow posted detour signs to access Military Highway using Exit 281A/Robin Hood Road.

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  4. Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns to Portsmouth after 79-day patrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Northland returned to its homeport in Norfolk on Sunday after a 79-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. During their deployment, the crew of the Northland conducted counterdrug operations, including the interdiction and transfer of more than 8,600 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated $286 million.

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  5. Construction on Rivershore Rd. and Barberry Ln.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Beginning at 11:30 p.m., water service to all residences and facilities in this area of Rivershore Rd. and Barberry Ln. will be disrupted. City of Portsmouth crews will make every effort to complete the work by 4 a.m., Wednesday, Sept.

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  6. One injured in Portsmouth shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Officers with the Portsmouth Police Department are investigating a shooting in the 10 block of Cavalier Court that left one man injured early Sunday evening. Dispatchers received the call at approximately 4:53 p.m. The victim, an adult male, was struck in the leg.

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  7. Portsmouth Police investigating double shooting on Lexington DriveRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 16 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    According to police, dispatchers received the 911 call at 7:45 p.m. for a gunshot wound in the 20 block of Lexington Drive.

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  8. Pipelines, know where they are in your communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    NORFOLK, Va. - If you have ever wondered what pipelines run through your city, county or state, the National Pipeline Mapping System Public Viewe The NPMS Public Map Viewer is a is a web-based mapping application designed to assist the general public with displaying and querying data related to gas transmission and hazardous liquid pipelines, liquefied natural gas plants, and breakout tanks.

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  9. Charges dropped against Portsmouth murder suspectRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Charges have been dropped against a man arrested and charged in connection to the December 2016 homicide of Keith Warren. Corey Avery was indicted by a grand jury in January 2017 on first degree murder charges relate to Warren's death.

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  10. Portsmouth Humane Society returns from Irma with rescue dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A crowd of volunteers and donors cheered as vans full of animals in need after Hurricane Irma pulled into the parking lot. "It really says something about whether it's because of a hurricane or because they for whatever reason found themselves in a shelter, animals just want another chance and want to be loved," said James McLaughlain from the Portsmouth Humane Society.

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  11. First Warning Traffic - Thursday bridge openings and road workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    I-64 east Exit 281B to Military Highway . That ramp will close Monday, September 11, to Friday, September 15, from 11 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. the following morning.

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  12. Government report says all four Naval shipyards are in poor conditionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A new report by the United States Government Accountability Office finds Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth - along with the Navy's other three public shipyards - are in poor physical condition and are in need of immediate action to improve day-to-day operations. Data show that the cost of backlogged restoration and maintenance projects at the shipyards has grown by 41 percent over five years to what is estimated to be $4.86 billion.

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  13. U.S. Navy Blue Angels to fly over Norfolk Wednesday to honor Naval...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will fly over Norfolk on Wednesday afternoon in honor of the Centennial of Naval Station Norfolk! Between 4:30 and 5 p.m., the flight demonstration team will fly in formation from the I-264 bridge in downtown Norfolk/Portsmouth north along the Elizabeth River past Nauticus to Naval Station Norfolk. Naval Station Norfolk is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2017.

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  14. First Warning Traffic - Bridge openings and lane closures for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Starting Wednesday, September 6, and lasting the next two weeks, motorists should expect nightly closures at the on/off-ramps between I-664 north and Terminal Avenue as follows. Detours will be in place: I-264 West: Right lane closure in the Downtown Tunnel westbound on Monday, September 11 through Thursday, September 14 from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

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  15. Portsmouth Humane Society takes action for animals affected by IrmaRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The devastation caused by Hurricane Irma is states away from Hampton Roads, but the Portsmouth Humane Society is traveling to the affected areas to help animals in need. "If there is something we can do to help, we need to do the right thing and help," explained James McLaughlain, the Executive Affairs Director of the Portsmouth Humane Society.

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  16. First Warning Traffic - Tuesday bridge openings and road closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Gilmerton Bridge 7:45 AM _ NEWPORT NEWS - Starting Wednesday, September 6, and lasting the next two weeks, motorists should expect nightly closures at the on/off-ramps between I-664 north and Terminal Avenue as follows. Detours will be in place: I-264 West: Right lane closure in the Downtown Tunnel westbound on Monday, September 11 through Thursday, September 14 from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

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  17. Portsmouth barricade incident now an active shooter situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Officers with the Portsmouth Police Department are working a barricade incident that has turned into an active shooter situation in the 100 block of Gillis Road Monday night. Police are asking those in the area to remain in their homes and take immediate cover.

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  18. Portsmouth Health Department to hold free drive-through flu shot eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Portsmouth Health Department will hold a free drive-through flu shot event on September 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Portsmouth campus of Tidewater Community College. Vaccines will be available for ages six months and up.

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  19. Portsmouth Police searching for missing woman with medical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department's Special Victims Unit are asking for the public's assistance in locating woman who went missing Friday night. Police say 68-year-old Edna M. Randall was last seen in her home in the 1500 block of Mount Vernon Avenue by her caregivers at 10 p.m. Friday.

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  20. Hampton Roads school districts start school year with teacher vacanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    News 3 investigated whether or not there are teacher vacancies in your child's school district. After receiving reports from all of the 7 cities in Hampton Roads, it is evident that almost every area is effected by open positions.

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