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Crews search for missing 12-year-old boy near Ocean View Fishing Pier in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk Police Department's Harbor Patrol, members of the U.S. Coast Guard, and others were searching the waters off Ocean View for a missing 12-year-old child Saturday night.The boy disappeared in the area of the Ocean View Fishing Pier, located at 414 West Ocean View Avenue.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-17 00:53:58

Burgers, beer and "off the chain" music: Norfolk church changes up their Sunday offering for Father's Day

But inside, neatly aligned rows of chairs faced the stage. As people trickled in and sat , two musicians, dressed like they were headed for a barbecue, walked on the stage. As the rows filled, the melody of “Amazing Grace” reverberated off the walls.

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-17 18:13:00

Search continues for Virginia man who disappeared while checking on NC property :: WRAL.com

Warren County, N.C.— While most families were celebrating Father’s Day on Sunday, one family is desperate to find their missing dad.

WRAL - 2018-06-17 22:17:18

Portsmouth man killed in shooting overnight

Around 12:20 a.m., emergency dispatchers received a call saying a male had been shot and requesting help to the intersection of Woodland Street and Aylwain Road, according to a news release from police.

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-16 13:28:00

2 people shot in Virginia Beach late Friday night, police say

Virginian-Pilot file imageVIRGINIA BEACHTwo people were injured in a shooting Friday night in the 5100 block of Condor Street in Virginia Beach.Dispatchers said they received a call about the incident at 11:42 p.m. The victims were taken to a local hospital.Police did not release whether the injurie

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-16 13:46:00

Chesapeake man sentenced, families divided year after shotgun death

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- A year ago, right after her son's death, Gilberto Wyche pledged to fight to keep his friend out of prison. After sentencing today, she wonders why she hasn't heard from him, or his family, ever since.


Firefighters respond to Chesapeake mulch fire

The call was first for an apartment fire, but when firefighters arrived, they realized that mulch was burning outside and that the smoke was traveling into the apartment through an A/C unit.

WTKR - 2018-06-17 16:13:13

Norfolk Police working crisis situation

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department is working a crisis situation in the area of Brambleton Avenue and Church Street Friday night.Authorities say they are currently trying to talk to the person involved.There is no further information.This is a developing story.Stay with News 3 for updates.

WTKR - 2018-06-16 02:11:16

Discarded cigarette causes Chesapeake mulch fire

The call was first for an apartment fire, but when firefighters arrived, they realized that mulch was burning outside and that the smoke was traveling into the apartment through an A/C unit.

WTKR - 2018-06-17 16:13:13

Man dead in overnight Portsmouth shooting

When officers arrived, they found 39-year-old Jesse R. Coulter with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the torso. Paramedics took him to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-06-16 10:58:42

Chesapeake is “epicenter” for this rare native shrub

It’s the kind of area usually ignored, a densely wooded strip of land that stands between the back of a chain grocery store and a stretch of the Chesapeake Expressway. But when Gary Williamson drove past it in mid-May, he was thunderstruck.Peeking from within the thick foliage were masses of stewart

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-17 10:15:00

Poet and Hallmark card writer makes a stop in her hometown of Portsmouth

Alarie Tennille, who wrote and edited Hallmark cards for over 29 years, visited Portsmouth recently.Courtesy Photo

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-17 12:00:00

Operation Chasing Oxy busts large Oxycodone ring in Hampton Roads

Farrow and Fields manufactured and drafted prescriptions for Oxycodone pills from their home computers and printers, using the name and DEA registration numbers of real physicians, without the physician’s knowledge.


Two injured from a late night shooting in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday night around 11:45 p.m.According to officials, dispatchers received a call for a shooting at the 5100 block of Condor Street.Police arrived on scene and found a juvenile suffering from a non-life threatenin

WTKR - 2018-06-16 12:10:04

Police identify man killed in shooting at Portsmouth motel

Shortly before 10:45 p.m. Saturday, police were called to the Relax Inn at 1031 London Blvd. Officers found Ricks suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body, according to a police news release.


Great Whitre shark caught near Sandbridge

The Multispecies Research Group – Virginia Institute of Marine Science, believes that the shark that they caught was a mature male, and between 12-13 feet long.


Former reality TV star pleads guilty to DUI in Va. Beach fatal crash

She was expected to plead guilty to a DUI charge in court last Wednesday, but at the time, hadn’t been served on the charge yet. Since she was arrested by state police, a trooper had to bring paperwork to the sheriff’s office so a deputy can serve her the charge.


Hampton police car broken into, windows smashed

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Former Norfolk office manager pleads guilty to embezzling more than $300K

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Norfolk woman pleaded guilty Monday to an embezzlement scheme that resulted in a loss of more than $300,000.


Chesapeake Police seized a German assault rifle. Now they want to donate it.

According to a review of online auction sites, the weapon could be worth as much as $30,000. Derivations of the Sturmgewehr were produced in Germany from 1943 to '45, and experts consider it to be the world’s first modern assault rifle. The weapon features a high-capacity, 30-round magazine and a se