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Portsmouth

Fire damages Portsmouth house

Fire damages Portsmouth houseDeputy Chief J.E. Hoeffler says no one was in the Elm Avenue home when crews arrived just before 2 a.m.
  • Portsmouth
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

UPDATE: Charge dismissed against Suffolk pastor

UPDATE: Charge dismissed against Suffolk pastor39-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.
  • News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Norfolk

Portsmouth man gets 14 years for heroin trafficking

Portsmouth man gets 14 years for heroin traffickingThe leader of a heroin trafficking operation in Portsmouth has been sentenced.
  • Norfolk
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Portsmouth

Portsmouth Marine Terminal back in container business

Portsmouth Marine Terminal back in container businessOfficials say the terminal will process 75,000 to 100,000 containers each year.
  • Portsmouth
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Virginia Beach

6 Hampton Roads cities named drug trafficking areas

6 Hampton Roads cities named drug trafficking areasSix cities in Hampton Roads and one county in western Virginia are getting help from the federal government to reduce drug abuse
  • Virginia Beach
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

ERC to rufund toll payments on delayed bills

ERC to rufund toll payments on delayed billsERC announced they would refund toll payments made on delayed invoices.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

ERC under fire for toll billing delays

ERC under fire for toll billing delaysDrivers using the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels have been getting hit with delayed bills and $25 administrative fee.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Portsmouth

Portsmouth man sentenced for starving puppy to death

Portsmouth man sentenced for starving puppy to deathPelloni was found guilty on eight misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty and eight charges of inadequate care of animals.
  • Portsmouth
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Consumer Minute

Area stores affected by Jimmy John's data breach

Area stores affected by Jimmy John's data breachTwo Hampton Roads stores were affected by the nation-wide data breach announced by Jimmy John's on Wednesday.
  • Consumer Minute
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
News

Police: Armed suspects rob Portsmouth business, employee injured

Police: Armed suspects rob Portsmouth business, employee injuredAccording to police, the incident occurred at the Family Dollar located in the 3400 block of George Washington Highway.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
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Police: Armed man robs 2 Portsmouth pharmacies in 4 days

Police: Armed man robs 2 Portsmouth pharmacies in 4 daysAccording to police, the suspect entered the Rite Aid in the 5900 block of High Street around 9 a.m., displayed a handgun and demanded prescription drugs.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
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Group fights to oust Portsmouth principal

Group fights to oust Portsmouth principalTeachers have reported they’re working in a “toxic” environment and being bullied by principal Rosalynn Sanderlin, according to Alumni Association president Solomon Ashby.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
News

Wrong-way driver makes U-turn inside Downtown Tunnel during traffic stop

Wrong-way driver makes U-turn inside Downtown Tunnel during traffic stopA car made a u-turn inside the Downtown Tunnel westbound as a state trooper tried to pull it over early Thursday.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
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Man accused of holding wife captive, trying to kill mother-in-law in Portsmouth

Man accused of holding wife captive, trying to kill mother-in-law in PortsmouthPolice are looking for 25-year-old Marquis Brown after he allegedly held his wife against her will, then tried to kill his mother-in-law.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
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Crew of Portsmouth-based ship honored for destroying Syrian chemical weapons

Crew of Portsmouth-based ship honored for destroying Syrian chemical weaponsThe MV Cape Ray successfully disposed of hundreds of tons of Syrian chemical weapons this summer in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • News
  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month ago
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Police: Man steals prescription drugs from Portsmouth pharmacy

Police: Man steals prescription drugs from Portsmouth pharmacyAccording to police, the suspect walked into Walgreen's Pharmacy on High Street around 2 p.m., told employees he had a gun and demanded prescription drugs.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
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Police: Suspects break into several Portsmouth restaurants through drive-thru window

Police: Suspects break into several Portsmouth restaurants through drive-thru windowAccording to detectives, suspects broke into three restaurants through the drive-thru windows and removed the cash register.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Local

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.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
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Some Portsmouth school bus drivers plan protest

Some Portsmouth school bus drivers plan protestMore than 50 bus drivers have met with school board members and administration officials to ask for better pay and to bring safety concerns to light. Portsmouth school bus drivers make about $12 an hour.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Portsmouth businesses say better days ahead after tunnel closings

Portsmouth businesses say better days ahead after tunnel closingsPORTSMOUTH -- Since the Downtown Tunnel has reopened, Portsmouth downtown business owners are hoping to see a resurgence in business.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Portsmouth school teacher robbed at gunpoint

Portsmouth school teacher robbed at gunpointPORTSMOUTH--Police are investigating after two men allegedly robbed a middle school teacher outside his apartment early Saturday morning.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Cute and fuzzy caterpillar stings girl, sends her to ER

Cute and fuzzy caterpillar stings girl, sends her to ERThey may be cute and furry, but the puss caterpillar is no pussycat. A two-year-old Portsmouth girl was rushed to the ER after touching the caterpillar while playing in her backyard on Thursday.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Portsmouth school briefly locked down due to nearby domestic incident

Portsmouth school briefly locked down due to nearby domestic incidentPortsmouth police spokesperson Misty Holly tells 13News Now that a perimeter was set up around the school due to the domestic dispute in the 400 block of Eisenhower Circle at 2:08 p.m..
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Residents at Portsmouth apartment complex drying out after flooding

Residents at Portsmouth apartment complex drying out after floodingMany residents at the Village at Western Branch are cleaning up the mess and assessing damage to their belongings and their vehicles.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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VIDEO: Man wearing Spiderman mask robs Portsmouth gas station

VIDEO: Man wearing Spiderman mask robs Portsmouth gas station Police say an armed suspect who was wearing a Spiderman mask entered the BP gas station in the 3600 block of High Street on August 31 and demaned money at gunpoint.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Portsmouth Police investigating new green dot scheme

Portsmouth Police investigating new green dot schemeeveral people in Portsmouth say they've been contacted by a man claiming to be with the police department saying he has a warrant for the person's arrest.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago