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  1. Kroger Marketplace coming to Norfolk Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    A Kroger Marketplace will be coming to North Military Highway at the site of an old Kmart, according to our partners at The Virginian-Pilot . The Kroger Company currently has Marketplaces in Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach.

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  2. Upgraded USS Harry S. Truman heads to sea trials Read Story StaffRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Truman is the first carrier to depart the yards on time in the last 14 years. NORFOLK, Va.

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  3. Shooting claims man's life in PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    According to police, dispatchers received a called at 2:40 a.m. Thursday morning in the 30 block of Swanson Parkway. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  4. News 46 mins ago 11:42 a.m.Get your dog or cat spayed, neutered for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The Portsmouth Humane Society will be offering free spay/neuter treatments and vaccines for cats and dogs Saturday, July 15. Those who wish to take advantage of the free procedures and vaccines must fill out an online form or call Spay Hampton Roads at 456-1215 to make an appointment.

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  5. Chesapeake 10 mins ago 9:11 a.m.Woman arrested after leading Chesapeake police on pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    A woman is facing charges after she refused to pull over for a traffic stop, leading police on a chase from Chesapeake to Portsmouth. Chesapeake Police say an officer attempted to make a routine traffic stop at about 12:40 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Taylor Road and Portsmouth Boulevard.

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  6. Hampton School Board to discuss unpaid lunch meals policy Read Story Arrianee LeBeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The Hampton School Board will consider making changes to its unpaid school lunch policy. This will affect students who have reduced lunches or pay full price.

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  7. Portsmouth officers save raccoon stuck in car's wheel Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    On June 16th, Officers Sjoberg & Hawes rescued a baby raccoon stuck in a car's wheel well in the 1500 blk of Ward Terrace.

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  8. 2 people shot in Portsmouth, unclear if shootings connected Read Story Lena WallaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Police say the first victim was found at the intersection of Columbus Avenue and Lexington Drive just before 10:45.

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  9. 21 & Up: MoMac Craft Brewing in PortsmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The joint venture will feature anywhere from 14 to 16 unique beers on tap and available for sipping, tasting and gulping when they officially open their doors to thirsty Hampton Roads beer connoisseurs in early July.

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  10. Portsmouth 11 mins ago 3:08 p.m.'Whites Only,' 'Blacks Only' signs...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    School officials are calling it an isolated incident after notebook paper was taped above two water fountains at Churchland High School, designating one fountain for "Whites Only" and the other for "Blacks Only." Portsmouth Public Schools spokesperson Cherise Newsome said the signs were posted on Tuesday afternoon, and were taken down immediately after they were spotted.

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  11. Co-defendant, cellmate testify in trial of man charged in murder ofa Read Story Arrianee LeBeauRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Atkinson faces 10 charges, including First Degree Murder, Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Attempted Robbery and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony for the shooting death of 18-month-old Dion Lofton, Jr. Police said in 2015, they received a call about a shooting on Maple Avenue in Prentis Park. Emergency workers found Lofton with a gunshot wound to his right cheek, and an exit wound to the back of his head.

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  12. Traffic Alert: High Street in Portsmouth closed following fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Traffic is being rerouted at High Street and Constitution Avenue, and a High Street and Yorktown Avenue.

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  13. Citizens help arrest suspect attacking officer Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Police are looking for two citizens after they helped arrest a man who assaulted an officer while being taken into custody Thursday evening. An officer was working part-time at a Wal-Mart on Frederick Boulevard when he saw a man who matched the description of a suspect wanted for a series of burglaries.

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  14. Norfolk 23 mins ago 11:43 a.m.Study: Norfolk ranked #1 best place in Virginia to own homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    SmartAsset, a financial technology company, compared average rent and home prices in counties across the U.S. to find the places where buying makes the most sense. In their third annual study, they ranked Norfolk as the best place in Virginia, with Roanoke and Portsmouth ranked #2 and #3 in the study.

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  15. Newport-News 6 mins ago 12:00 p.m.New ALDI grocery store opens in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The supermarket near the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Ed Wright Lane had its grand opening Thursday. The first 100 shoppers also received gift cards.

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  16. Allen Iverson talks up his Roundball Classic Read Story Scott CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Hampton native and basketball Hall of Famer Allen Iverson is bringing it all back home. The first ever Allen Iverson Roundball Classic tips on Wednesday night and there are different events that run through Friday.

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  17. Education 6 mins ago 12:43 p.m.Student representative gives kids in Portsmouth a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    MyKayla Moore is the district's first student representative to the school board. She listens to students' needs and reports directly to decision makers.

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  18. Portsmouth hosts drive-thru spring recycling event Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The event was held on Saturday, April 15 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Lowe's parking lot on Victory Blvd. Goodwill was on site to help collect clothing and other household items.

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  19. Parents angry over school's lack of response to Tornado Warning Read Story Steven GravesRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va Six Virginia Beach schools failed to shelter students in place during a tornado warning Thursday, a spokesperson said, and some parents are outraged. "This happened during school hours and I wasn't able to make sure my children are safe," said Laura Lambrecht, who has a daughter at Kempsville Middle School.

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  20. Portsmouth police search for 12-year-old runaway Read Story StaffRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Family members last saw Joseph A. Drake around 3 p.m. at their home in the 100 block of Grand Street. Joseph's family members left, and when they returned he was nowhere to be found and his bike was missing.

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