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Football helmet safety: Schools react to our 13News Now Investigation

Football helmet safety: Schools react to our 13News Now InvestigationComing up Thursday on 13News Now at 6, we'll tell you how the seven largest school districts in Hampton Roads are responding to our 13News Now Investigation: Football helmet safety.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Virginia's low cigarette tax entices smugglers

Virginia's low cigarette tax entices smugglersIn Virginia, a person pays 30 cents per pack for state tax. In New York, state tax would cost $5.85. The ATF estimates that a car can carry ten cases of cigarettes with an estimated value $34,000 and a van can carry 50 cases worth about $170,000.
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  • 4 months ago
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Newport News councilor Vick responds to spending investigation

Newport News councilor Vick responds to spending investigationNewport News City Councilwoman Tina Vick did not respond to 13News Now questions about her use of a city car and nearly $600 of taxpayer money to attend social events in April.
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Football helmet safety: Hall of Fame player says parents should be concerned

Football helmet safety: Hall of Fame player says parents should be concernedNFL Hall of Fame player Bruce Smith says a good helmet is the key to preventing a concussion or a traumatic brain injury. ”As a parent you need to become more involved. You need to talk to the school system," he told 13News Now.
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  • 5 months ago
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Internet underground proves prosperous for criminals

Internet underground proves prosperous for criminals In the underground, eBay and PayPal accounts are for sale. Stolen credit card numbers by the thousands are sold for use around the world.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
13News Now Investigates

Norfolk owed nearly $500k in delinquent parking fines

Norfolk owed nearly $500k in delinquent parking finesDespite the fairly large numbers, some say not enough is being done to bring in the money.
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  • 5 months ago
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Football helmet safety: Teen suffers traumatic head injury

Football helmet safety: Teen suffers traumatic head injuryWe found a number of schools in Hampton Roads using the same low-rated football helmet that left one teen with a serious brain injury. How the helmets at Hampton Roads' schools measure up, coming up on 13News Now at 6.
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  • 5 months ago
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Companies fined for acting like taxi services

Companies fined for acting like taxi servicesUber and Lyft have both been fined by the state of Virginia for providing unauthorized rides. The companies claim they are "technology" companies and not true "taxi services".
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  • 5 months ago
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13News Now Investigation: Drones for personal use

13News Now Investigation: Drones for personal useA look at the new drone technology for personal use. It could mean big money and business for Virginia but it could also bring safety and privacy concerns.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
13News Now Investigates

13News Now Investigation: Norfolk owed big money in unpaid parking fines

13News Now Investigation: Norfolk owed big money in unpaid parking finesThe city has nearly $500,000 in unpaid fines by people and businesses who owe at least $1000.
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  • 5 months ago
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13News Now Investigates: Newport News council spending

13News Now Investigates: Newport News council spending The mayor and council members get $2,000 to spend as they see fit each year. Some didn't spend a dime; others used taxpayer money to buy tickets to fundraisers, pay for hotel rooms and travel.
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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13News Now Investigation: Football helmet safety

13News Now Investigation: Football helmet safety How safe is your child's football helmet? Virginia Tech researchers say some helmets being used by local schools should be pulled.
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  • 5 months ago
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Trains hauling oil to York County refinery prompt safety concerns

Trains hauling oil to York County refinery prompt safety concernsIn December, CSX began hauling raw crude oil from the Bakken oil shale in North Dakota to the Plains Terminals facility in York County. The train hauls dozens of cars, each of which contain roughly 30,000 gallons of raw sweet crude oil.
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  • 5 months ago
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Consumers warned to watch for Windows XP scams

Consumers warned to watch for Windows XP scamsSome clever scammers are using the switch from Windows XP as an opportunity to trick unsuspecting computer owners.
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Experts, lawmakers question credentials of Mahan shooting suspect

Experts, lawmakers question credentials of Mahan shooting suspectThe Navy has said the suspect, 35-year-old Jeffrey T. Savage, used a valid TWIC card to gain unauthorized access to the base.
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  • 6 months ago
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UPDATE: Medication stolen from Virginia Beach EMS drug box during hospital turnover

UPDATE: Medication stolen from Virginia Beach EMS drug box during hospital turnoverThe drug boxes carried by Virginia Beach ambulances contain two dozen different medications, including narcotics.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Tests show local drinking water safe in wake of coal ash spill

Tests show local drinking water safe in wake of coal ash spill13News Now teamed with an ODU professor to test water at Lake Gaston, a major source of drinking water for Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Chesapeake. The post-spill tests did show elevated levels of arsenic, but the levels are still considered "safe".
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
13News Now Investigates

186,000 fugitives escape justice by crossing state lines

186,000 fugitives escape justice by crossing state linesUSA Today discovered many police agencies and prosecutors decide not to pursue suspects across state lines, even if they know where they are.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Trade school makes changes following 13News Now Investigation

Trade school makes changes following 13News Now InvestigationKenneth Bose questions whether he got what he paid for after attending school to become a welder. 13News Now investigates what could be a $15,000 miscommunication and how a local school plans to make it right.
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  • 6 months, 4 weeks ago
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Police, city workers not getting fined for running red light cameras

Police, city workers not getting fined for running red light camerasEmployees driving city vehicles don't have to pay fines when they get caught running red lights at intersections policed by cameras in Hampton Roads.
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  • 7 months ago
13News Now Investigates

City cars "getting away" with red light violations around Hampton Roads

City cars "getting away" with red light violations around Hampton RoadsIf you drive through a red light at an intersection with a camera, you'll probably get a ticket. That is, unless you are driving a city-owned vehicle in some places. 13News Now's Nick Ochsner investigates who is "Above the Law" tonight @ 6 PM
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  • 7 months ago
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Heroin overdose deaths up in Hampton Roads

Heroin overdose deaths up in Hampton RoadsLaw enforcement says pure heroin use is on the rise in Hampton Roads and more people are dying.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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13News Now Investigates: Concern over jail health care contracts

13News Now Investigates: Concern over jail health care contracts A company that provides medical services at three Hampton Roads jails is under fire - accused of delivering sub-par service. We have the results of our investigation, coming up on 13News Now at 6 PM.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Morning after still dangerous after a night of heavy drinking

Morning after still dangerous after a night of heavy drinkingIn 2012 and 2013, Hampton Roads police have made 814 DUI arrests between 5 and 10am: 228 in Chesapeake. 192 in Newport News. 155 in Virginia Beach. 130 in Hampton. 99 in Suffolk. 10 in Portsmouth.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Laws don't prevent sex offenders from living near school bus stops

Laws don't prevent sex offenders from living near school bus stopsWhile there are laws that dictate how close a registered sex offender lives to a school or daycare center, there are no rules about school bus stops in Virginia.
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  • 7 months, 4 weeks ago
13News Now Investigates

13News Now Investigation: Teacher sexual misconduct

13News Now Investigation: Teacher sexual misconductTeachers caught in sex scandals with their students. Is enough being done to stop it?
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  • 8 months ago
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13News Now Investigation: Teacher Sexual Misconduct Cases

13News Now Investigation: Teacher Sexual Misconduct CasesYou might be surprised to learn just how many teachers in Virginia have lost their jobs due to sexual misconduct with students.
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  • 8 months ago