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Grassfield Chorus members home, recovering after getting sick in Florida

Grassfield Chorus members home, recovering after getting sick in FloridaThe members of a choral group at Grassfield HS arrived by bus around 4 a.m. Monday.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Men accused of illegal fishing go on trial in Chesapeake

Men accused of illegal fishing go on trial in ChesapeakeOfficers say they seized more than 3,000 pounds of fish from the two men in February.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Crime

2 men rob Chesapeake 7-Eleven

2 men rob Chesapeake 7-ElevenTwo men with bandannas over their faces robbed the store near College Drive on April 13, 2015.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Features

Rubber ducks to race in Chesapeake

Rubber ducks to race in ChesapeakeThousands of yellow ducks will be dropped into the Intracoastal Waterway at Great Bridge on Saturday, April 25.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Chesapeake

Man dies after being hit by SUV in Chesapeake

Man dies after being hit by SUV in ChesapeakePolice and paramedics were on the scene of a serious accident involving a pedestrian in Chesapeake Thursday night.
  • Chesapeake
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Baby Care Program helps new moms, new babies

Baby Care Program helps new moms, new babiesThe program includes nutrition counseling for the mother and a baby nutritional assessment, prenatal care education and child development education.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Chesapeake

Fire destroys 1 house, damages 2 others in Chesapeake

Fire destroys 1 house, damages 2 others in ChesapeakeFirefighters were called to the 800 block of Water Elm Court in the Riverwalk neighborhood around 4:45 a.m.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Chesapeake

Woman struck by vehicle in Chesapeake

Woman struck by vehicle in ChesapeakeA woman was struck by a vehicle Friday evening in Chesapeake.
  • Chesapeake
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Making Your Mark

Making Your Mark: Young golf masters

Making Your Mark: Young golf mastersTwo local children are finalists in the "Drive, Chip and Putt" national championships at the site of The Masters
  • Making Your Mark
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Geese creating problems on area golf courses

Geese creating problems on area golf coursesGeese are creating a huge problem for area golf courses according to some.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Chesapeake

Family of six displaced after a fire destroys Chesapeake home

Family of six displaced after a fire destroys Chesapeake homeA family of six was displaced Thursday evening after a fire destroyed their home in the Deep Creek section of Chesapeake.
  • Chesapeake
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Chesapeake

Inmates remove dead fish from Elizabeth River, offshoots

Inmates remove dead fish from Elizabeth River, offshootsCold water temperatures led to the deaths of hundreds of fish in Chesapeake, including in a popular spot for boaters.
  • Chesapeake
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Crime

FBI cracks down on public corruption in Hampton Roads

FBI cracks down on public corruption in Hampton RoadsThe FBI is ramping up efforts to fight public corruption in Hampton Roads.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Oysters a-plenty at Shrine Club event in Chesapeake

Oysters a-plenty at Shrine Club event in ChesapeakeThe Chesapeake Shrine Club's 38th annual Oyster Roast is March 28 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Chesapeake.
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  • 1 month ago
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Police rule deaths of women found in Chesapeake home a homicide

Police rule deaths of women found in Chesapeake home a homicideTwo women were found dead in a residence in the 1900 block of Battery Park Rd. near N. George Washington Highway in Chesapeake Monday afternoon. On Tuesday Police announced they are investigating the deaths as a homicide.
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  • 1 month ago
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Tanker overturns, spills gasoline in Chesapeake

Tanker overturns, spills gasoline in ChesapeakeCrews shut down roadway after tanker overturns in Portlock
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  • 1 month ago
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Shooting reported in Chesapeake

Shooting reported in ChesapeakePolice are on the scene of a shooting incident in the 900 block of Wickford Drive, off of Great Bridge Blvd. near Oak Grove in Chesapeake.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Home burglaries worry some Chesapeake residents

Home burglaries worry some Chesapeake residentsBurglars forced their way into Greenbrier homes earlier this month.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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"Little miracle" born on the side of I-64

"Little miracle" born on the side of I-64His name is Paul Mark Anthony, he's 6 pounds 11 ounces 18 inches long, and he's tired. That's because he made quite the entrance into the world.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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FBI looking into hack of Greenbrier Christian Academy site

FBI looking into hack of Greenbrier Christian Academy siteThe FBI is investigating after a person or people hacked the Web site of Greenbrier Christian Academy.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Woman pleads guilty in dog for sale case in Chesapeake

Woman pleads guilty in dog for sale case in ChesapeakeJessica Brittany Colleran of Virginia Beach said a dog listed on Craigslist was hers, got it and then tried to sell it.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Making Your Mark

Making Your Mark: Bearded teachers

Making Your Mark: Bearded teachersTeachers at Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake get their beards cut off by students' votes to raise money for CHKD
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Norfolk

Former carrier indicted in Norfolk dumped mail case

Former carrier indicted in Norfolk dumped mail case31-year-old Shalita Corley is accused of dumping mail found in a ravine.
  • Norfolk
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Victim identified in Chesapeake double shooting

Victim identified in Chesapeake double shootingPolice were on the scene of a shooting incident in the 700 block of River Creek Rd., just off Campostella Rd. in Chesapeake Monday night. The victim in the shooting has been identified as 23-year-old Levi Frederick.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Chesapeake

Chesapeake Sheriff's Office warns of telephone scam

Chesapeake Sheriff's Office warns of telephone scamThe caller identifies himself as Detective Riley and says you missed jury duty
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Chesapeake

Space heater causes Chesapeake house fire

Space heater causes Chesapeake house fireCrews found light smoke coming from the home in the 3900 block of Galleon Drive
  • Chesapeake
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Police pursuit starts in Portsmouth, ends with crash in Newport News

Police pursuit starts in Portsmouth, ends with crash in Newport NewsPortsmouth police say an attempt to stop a stolen car led to a pursuit that ended with a crash in Newport News.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Chesapeake

Woman killed in Chesapeake hit & run, suspect in custody

Woman killed in Chesapeake hit & run, suspect in custodyA woman was killed in a hit and run accident Friday evening in Chesapeake. Chesapeake Police tell 13News Now that a suspect was later taken into custody.
  • Chesapeake
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Fifth person arrested as ISIS conspiracy investigation continues

Fifth person arrested as ISIS conspiracy investigation continuesAccording to the complaint, Havibov operated a kiosk that sells kitchenware and repairs cell phones in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach malls. Habibov employed Saidakhmetov at kiosks in Chesapeake as recently as this winter.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Weather

Few businesses open, but some customers for those that are

Few businesses open, but some customers for those that areA few stores did open - and were rewarded with patronage from some brave customers who decided to take their chances in the snow.
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  • 2 months ago
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Crews struggle to clear snow from roads

Crews struggle to clear snow from roadsSeveral inches of snow fell in the ABC13 viewing area overnight and more was falling early Thursday.
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  • 2 months ago
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Intense residential fire lights up Chesapeake sky

Intense residential fire lights up Chesapeake skyFire investigators determined that the house in uninhabitable. They didn't know how many people were displaced as a result.
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  • 2 months ago
Chesapeake

Chesapeake prepares for winter storm

Chesapeake prepares for winter stormAll City offices, courts, libraries and community centers will be CLOSED for the day on Thursday, February 26.
  • Chesapeake
  • 2 months ago
Chesapeake

Crews repairing broken water main in Chesapeake

Crews repairing broken water main in ChesapeakeNorthbound lanes in the 1200 block of N. George Washington Highway are closed for repairs.
  • Chesapeake
  • 2 months ago
Chesapeake

One hurt when train car derails in Chesapeake

One hurt when train car derails in ChesapeakeA crane has to be brought in to put the car back on the tracks off Freeman Avenue in South Norfolk.
  • Chesapeake
  • 2 months ago
Chesapeake

Police: Motor Grader driver was at fault for deadly accident

Police: Motor Grader driver was at fault for deadly accidentThe Caterpillar Motor Grader was working to clear snow from the shoulder at the time and backed into the lane, investigators said.
  • Chesapeake
  • 2 months ago
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Man killed in Chesapeake paraglider accident

Man killed in Chesapeake paraglider accidentCHESAPEAKE -- State police report the man involved in the accident has died at the hospital
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Missing the mark: More schools fail to meet state standards

Missing the mark: More schools fail to meet state standardsIn the Hampton Roads area, only two school districts received full accreditation -- Williamsburg-James City County and York County. Of ten schools statewide that were denied accreditation, four were in Norfolk.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Stars coming out for this week's Still Hope Foundation event in Norfolk

Stars coming out for this week's Still Hope Foundation event in NorfolkThe foundation's mission is to empower, assist, and enhance the lives of single mothers and their families.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Chesapeake Police search for smash and grab suspects

Chesapeake Police search for smash and grab suspectsPolice said suspects have been captured on surveillance cameras at local businesses using stolen credit cards.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Chesapeake receives $1.3 million grant to acquire 5 flood-prone properties

Chesapeake receives $1.3 million grant to acquire 5 flood-prone propertiesThe grant funds will be used for the acquisition of five flood-prone properties and the elevation of one flood-prone home in the city.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Survey asks drivers' opinions on traffic congestion in Hampton Roads

Survey asks drivers' opinions on traffic congestion in Hampton RoadsLet planners know what you think is causing problems by taking the Hampton Roads’ Congestion Management Process survey.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Nursing mom confronted and told to stop at Chesapeake restaurant

Nursing mom confronted and told to stop at Chesapeake restaurant It's a story that's exploded on social media. A mother breastfeeding her baby at a popular bar and restaurant in Chesapeake, is told to stop. The manager says the act was bothering other patrons.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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One of two men wounded in Chesapeake shooting dies

One of two men wounded in Chesapeake shooting dies Police were called to the 1200 block Transylvania Ave. in South Norfolk around 7:30 p.m. Monday.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Family sues hospitals over loved one's death

Family sues hospitals over loved one's deathCHESAPEAKE -- A Chesapeake attorney is suing two Hampton Roads hospitals over the death of his mother-in-law.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Some vow to fight VHSL re-districting that's costing taxpayers thousands

Some vow to fight VHSL re-districting that's costing taxpayers thousandsDistricts forked over thousands of additional dollars last year for sports travel -- Chesapeake, $100,000; Hampton, $45,585. Norfolk, $35,541 just to hire bus drivers; Portsmouth, $18,045; Newport News, $8,790.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Math SOL scores improve, reading and writing stayed relatively flat

Math SOL scores improve, reading and writing stayed relatively flat“The increase that we will see next month in the number of schools that fall short of the state’s accreditation standards must be viewed in the context of the higher standards and changing assessments,” the Superintendent of Public Instruction said.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Community worries after woman gets jumped in Chesapeake

Community worries after woman gets jumped in ChesapeakePeople in Logan's Mill said that somebody attacked a neighbor who was walking her dogs behind Kelly Run Saturday night.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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UPDATE: Whale had plastic DVD case in stomach, was likely hit by a boat

UPDATE: Whale had plastic DVD case in stomach, was likely hit by a boatOn Wednesday, the 45-foot whale was stuck on the bottom near the bridge; officials were hoping it would free itself at high tide and be able to swim to deeper water.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Council pursues light rail to Chesapeake

Council pursues light rail to ChesapeakeCity Council Tuesday passed a resolution requesting Hampton Roads Transit go after state and federal money to study extending light rail to the Greenbrier area.
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Turmoil in Iraq could affect bottom line for drivers

Turmoil in Iraq could affect bottom line for driversUnrest in the Middle East could add to the cost of gasoline throughout the United States, including Virginia and North Carolina.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Man shot by police in Portsmouth denied bond

UPDATE: Man shot by police in Portsmouth denied bondA preliminary investigation shows Michael Smith was unarmed when a Chesapeake officer shot through the officer's unmarked car's windshield hitting Smith. Officers were in Portsmouth to serve Smith with a warrant.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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UPDATE: No charges for Chesapeake police officer involved in shooting

UPDATE: No charges for Chesapeake police officer involved in shooting The shooting happened at the intersection of Cumberland Avenue and South Street around 2:20 p.m. Thursday. The officer involved is a Chesapeake police officer.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Republican Senate hopeful Ed Gillespie campaigns in Chesapeake

Republican Senate hopeful Ed Gillespie campaigns in Chesapeake In a speech before several dozen supporters at the city's Republican Party headquarters, took aim at Democratic incumbent Mark Warner.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Chesapeake discusses light rail expansion ahead of expected development

Chesapeake discusses light rail expansion ahead of expected developmentCouncil members are expected to ask Hampton Roads Transit for help finding close to $2 million for a corridor study, which is the first step in the process of securing federal and state dollars.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Joe's Job: Mosquito Control

Joe's Job: Mosquito Control Unlike other cities in Hampton Roads, Chesapeake has a mosquito control commission, which allows them to enter private property if called to treat for mosquitoes.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Two more indicted in Navy contract bribery scheme

Two more indicted in Navy contract bribery schemeScott Miserendino and Timothy Miller were indicted by a grand jury on Friday on charges including bribery of a public official, accepting of a bribe by a public officials, obstruction of criminal investigations and related conspiracy charges.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Suffolk pastor charged with sexual assault in May will face trial in October

Suffolk pastor charged with sexual assault in May will face trial in October39-year-old Trevon D. Boone of Chesapeake, who was arrested in May for an alleged sexual assault against a woman he previously mentored, has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of rape and indecent liberties.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Police increase patrols following several Chesapeake break-ins

Police increase patrols following several Chesapeake break-insThere have been six break-ins in six weeks at the Point Elizabeth Townhomes in Chesapeake.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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Traffic safety aim of Va. pre-holiday messages

Traffic safety aim of Va. pre-holiday messagesThe new Drive to Save Lives traffic-safety campaign hopes to reduce traffic deaths by 15 percent in 2014 nationwide and within the Commonwealth; and improve officer safety on Virginia highways.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
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