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More Va. colleges under investigation by Dept. of Education

More Va. colleges under investigation by Dept. of EducationFour more Virginia colleges have been added to a list of schools under investigation by the US Department of Education for possible violations of Title IX
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Va Wesleyan won't answer questions about new president

Va Wesleyan won't answer questions about new presidentDr. Scott Miller, the newly-named president of Virginia Wesleyan College, currently leads a school under investigation for allegedly mishandling sexual assaults on campus
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FBI, local police work to stop sex trafficking in Hampton Roads

FBI, local police work to stop sex trafficking in Hampton RoadsThe FBI is partnering with local law enforcement to crack down sex trafficking in Hampton Roads
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Grandmother's beating shines light on nursing home ratings

Grandmother's beating shines light on nursing home ratingsA Portsmouth family has filed a lawsuit against a nursing home in Windsor where an elderly woman was beaten by a fellow resident.
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ET-Plus guardrail passes final crash tests

ET-Plus guardrail passes final crash testsThe Federal Highway Administration announced the Trinity ET-Plus has passed its final four tests
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Tax dollars used to lure MEAC tournament to Norfolk

Tax dollars used to lure MEAC tournament to NorfolkVisitNorfolk spends more than $100,000 each year as part of its effort to keep the MEAC tournament in Norfolk.
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Retired SEAL files lawsuit to stop 'Until it Hurts' movie

Retired SEAL files lawsuit to stop 'Until it Hurts' movieRetired Navy SEAL Dave Hall and his wife have filed a lawsuit against a local non-profit and the creators of the movie 'Until it Hurts'.
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ICE operation targets immigrants convicted of serious crimes

ICE operation targets immigrants convicted of serious crimesImmigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested more than 2,000 immigrants across the country who were convicted of other serious crimes.
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Beach teen pleads guilty to trading child porn online

Beach teen pleads guilty to trading child porn onlineA Virginia Beach teenager was arrested by agents with Homeland Security Investigations in December.
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13News Now Investigation prompts changes, training at NSU PD

13News Now Investigation prompts changes, training at NSU PDNorfolk State University has vowed to change it policies and provide additional training to its police officers after a 13News Now investigation found its police department violated federal law.
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NSU Police violates law by not listing student shot by BB gun

NSU Police violates law by not listing student shot by BB gunAn NSU student was shot by a BB gun on campus last week. Campus police failed to list the incident on its crime log, which is a violation of a federal law known as the Clery Act.
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Warner, Kaine join group asking GAO to investigate guardrail safety

Warner, Kaine join group asking GAO to investigate guardrail safetyA group of US Senators are asking the Government Accountability Office to investigative the process currently used to approve roadside safety hardware
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Company hid deadly defect that led to Chesapeake man's death

Company hid deadly defect that led to Chesapeake man's deathA defect in the connection between the fuel line and gas tank on a certain model of Ryobi lawnmower could cause it to catch on fire. Despite the danger, the company hasn't issued a recall.
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Investigation: FAA lenient on in-flight drama

Investigation: FAA lenient on in-flight dramaSixteen years ago, 12 drunk passengers were taken off their Airtours flight at Norfolk international Airport.
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Lost on the line: deadly 911 flaw can't find cell phones

Lost on the line: deadly 911 flaw can't find cell phonesA disconnect between wireless carriers and 911 call centers often means dispatchers can't find people using their cell phones to call for help
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Cell phone safety concerns #can911findme

Cell phone safety concerns #can911findmeDespite the GPS technology in cell phones, the 911 operator may not be able to locate you in an emergency .
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Lavish spending, violation found in CVB expense reports

Lavish spending, violation found in CVB expense reports13News Now reviewed select expense reports from the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitor's Bureau.
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Dueling court documents underscore guardrail fight

Dueling court documents underscore guardrail fightCompeting documents filed by attorneys for a whistle blower and for the maker of a controversial guardrail highlight the competing truths being presented by both sides.
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Getting Away with Murder: Ben Owens

Getting Away with Murder: Ben OwensDuring the early morning hours of February 26, 1998, Ben Owens was gunned down in a botched robbery at the gas station. The killers--four to five of them--made away with less than $16.
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New product could protect your child during shooting

New product could protect your child during shootingSeveral companies sell bulletproof armor that can be placed in a child's backpack to protect them in the event of a school shooting.
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Congestion at area ports threatens business, economy

Congestion at area ports threatens business, economyThe Virginia Port Authority and regional stakeholders are working to alleviate congestion at Virginia's ports
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Who's watching you? Police struggle to pay for more cameras

Who's watching you? Police struggle to pay for more camerasLaw enforcement agencies in Hampton Roads are trying to expand the use of video technology--a goal more easily said than done.
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Expert: Guardrail crash test failed

Expert: Guardrail crash test failedAn expert retained by attorneys for whistle blower Joshua Harmon filed an affidavit in federal court saying the Trinity ET-Plus failed the last of eight crash tests
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Dyslexia dilemma in Virginia public schools

Dyslexia dilemma in Virginia public schoolsDyslexia is a learning disability affecting 20 percent of the population but many schools aren't trained to identify it.
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Police cameras: Who's watching you?

Police cameras: Who's watching you?13News Now looks at which police departments have an extra set of eyes and ears when cops pull you over.
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Rape victim: 'ODU not taking my case seriously'

Rape victim: 'ODU not taking my case seriously'An ODU student says the university may have violated a federal law designed to help victims of sexual assault.
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Student says ODU "forgot about her" after on-campus rape

Student says ODU "forgot about her" after on-campus rapeA student at Old Dominion University says the school broke federal law when administrators did little to help her after she was raped.
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Key Cloning: A warning to those who leave their keys unattended

Key Cloning: A warning to those who leave their keys unattendedWebsite that allows you to take a picture of a key, mail into a website and receive a copy by mail could be security risk.
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#NotAPlane: UFO sightings over Hampton Roads

#NotAPlane: UFO sightings over Hampton RoadsRecently released government documents detail at least 21 reports of possible UFO sightings in Hampton Roads.
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Key cloning could give criminals easy access to your home

Key cloning could give criminals easy access to your home13News Now found a website that will make duplicate keys from pictures, but could someone use the service to commit crimes?
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What was that? UFO sightings in Hampton Roads

What was that? UFO sightings in Hampton RoadsJust released documents from the Air Force include 21 reports of unidentified flying objects in Hampton Roads.
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Guardrail testing complete, more tests possible

Guardrail testing complete, more tests possibleA series of eight crash tests have wrapped up on the Trinity ET-Plus, which has been linked to fatal accidents nation-wide.
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Lawmakers call for more guardrail testing

Lawmakers call for more guardrail testingThe tests began last month after a jury found the company that makes the guardrail lied to federal regulators about its design specs
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Va. attorney general proposes bills to fight heroin use

Va. attorney general proposes bills to fight heroin useAttorney General Mark Herring has proposed four new bills to fight heroin and prescription drug abuse.
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VDOT raised safety concerns about contractor before Tuesday's accident

VDOT raised safety concerns about contractor before Tuesday's accidentVDOT administrators had already taken action against the company it says is responsible for a downed power line on I-264 months before the accident
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Va Beach auditor to review future volunteer reports

Va Beach auditor to review future volunteer reportsVirginia Beach auditor Lyndon Remias will review future annual volunteer reports after a 13News Now investigation.
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Predators luring children into sex industry in Hampton Roads

Predators luring children into sex industry in Hampton RoadsMany of the predators use ads on classified websites to advertise the services of child sex workers. The internet is also used to lure potential victims.
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Fight over who should collect millions in unpaid court fines heats up

Fight over who should collect millions in unpaid court fines heats upTreasurer John Atkinson was stunned when he learned there are over 100,000 delinquent court fines and fees worth more than $40 million in Virginia Beach. In the first three months, his office has collected $1.6 million.
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Governor, educators question Standards of Learning effectiveness

Governor, educators question Standards of Learning effectivenessThe State Department of Education says the SOLs show students in the Commonwealth are making steady progress in math, reading and writing, but some educators think there's too much rote memorization that hinders critical thinking.
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13News Now Investigation: Child sex trafficking in Hampton Roads

13News Now Investigation: Child sex trafficking in Hampton RoadsChildren in Hampton Roads are being sold for sex online. One victim talks about how she escaped this underground industry.
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Mom joins fight for legalization of medical marijuana in Virginia

Mom joins fight for legalization of medical marijuana in VirginiaA Virginia mom says legalizing medical marijuana might make a difference for her child, who last year had 800 seizures.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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