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1 dead in crash involving pedestrian near Lynnhaven Mall in Virginia Beach, police say

One person was killed in a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of Lynnhaven Parkway and Cherie Drive, police said on Twitter. Officials have released very little information about this incident. Police said Lynnhaven Drive is expected to be closed at Cherie Drive until at

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-20 15:04:00

1 person dead, 4 displaced in Norfolk apartment fire

Photo Courtesy of the Norfolk Fire Department NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - One person has died as a result of an apartment fire Saturday morning. Fire crews were dispatched at 7:13 a.m. for a possible fire in the 6200 block of Chesapeake Boulevard. Norfolk Fire Chief Worley says crews arrived on scene to

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-01-20 14:01:43

Fatal accident in Virginia Beach involving pedestrian and vehicle

Virginia Beach, VA -- One man is dead after being hit by a car when crossing the street, according to Virginia Beach Police. Dispatchers received a call at around 8 a.m. Saturday morning that an accident had occurred involving a pedestrian and a vehicle in the 900 block of Lynnhaven Parkway, near Ch

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-21 00:29:00

Police investigating the armed robbery of a Family Dollar in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a Family Dollar store on Wednesday. Police say that the robbery happened around 8 p.m. at the store located on 1551 East Bayview Blvd. The suspect pulled a gun on a store clerk and demanded money from the register, before f

WTKR - 2018-01-19 22:13:05

One dead in Norfolk apartment fire

NORFOLK, Va. - Firefighters with the Norfolk Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at the 6200 block of Chesapeake Blvd. Saturday morning. Crews were dispatched at 7:11 a.m. and arrived on scene at 7:15 a.m. to find fire coming from the second and third floor of the building. Fire Chief Wor

WTKR - 2018-01-20 12:43:55

Jan. 1968 | Norfolk mace finds a new home

On Jan. 21, 1968, thousands waited in lines as long as two hours to tour the interior of the new $12 million, 24-story Virginia National Bank building in downtown Norfolk. Tour guides ushered groups of visitors through various lobbies and meeting rooms, and satisfied smiles were plentiful on upper f

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-21 13:00:00

Norfolk’s ‘Leaning Tower of Granby’ loses nickname

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - If you had kept your eye fixed on the gap between an empty hot dog joint and the crooked high-rise next to it last month, you'd have seen a magic trick. But since most of you had better things to do than stare at a crack for hours, we've posted a time-lapse video that squishes fo

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-20 14:28:02

Crews working apartment fire in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. - Firefighters with the Norfolk Fire Department are working an apartment fire at the 6200 block of Chesapeake Blvd. Dispatch received a call at 7:13 a.m. Saturday morning and firefighters arrived on scene several minutes later. The first arriving crew reported smoke and flames showing f

WTKR - 2018-01-20 12:43:55

San Benito CISD Announces No Classes For January 22

SAN BENITO, Texas - There will be no classes for San Benito CISD students on Monday, January 22, due to it being a scheduled work day for the staff. Classes will resume at their normal time on January 23. SAN BENITO, Texas - There will be no classes for San Benito CISD students on Monday, January 22

RGVPROUD.COM - 2018-01-19 17:04:56

Crime rate in McAllen goes down for eighth consecutive year

McALLEN - The city's crime rate has gone down every year since 2009, and in 2017 it decreased by 12 percent - the most it's gone down since 2011 when the crime rate plummeted by 22 percent. In total, the McAllen Police Department saw 492 fewer offenses in 2017 than in 2016, according to annual crime

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-21 02:20:00

45-year divide: Anti-abortion marchers, counter protesters voice stances outside clinic

McALLEN - Forty-five years after the Roe v. Wade ruling, abortion access continues to be a contentious issue. On Saturday, the divisions were apparent with anti-abortion marchers gathered under a white tent next to St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church and pro-abortion rights supporters assembled se

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-21 03:33:00

Sanchez wins special election for San Juan commission seat

SAN JUAN - A Palmview police officer will fill a vacant city commission seat here after a resounding win Saturday. Lenny Sanchez will fill former San Juan Commissioner Raudel Maldonado's seat for the last year left in his term. Maldonado vacated the office to run for county treasurer. Sanchez, a pol

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2018-01-21 02:55:00

Brownsville Police Looking To Identify Car Theft Suspects

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Brownsville Police are looking for the identity of two people suspected of auto theft. On January 5, a red 2014 Chevy Camaro with TX License plates GKJ-2081 was stolen from the 1300 block of E. Jackson St. The vehicle was seen crossing into Mexico at about 1:44 p.m. the same day

RGVPROUD.COM - 2018-01-19 19:00:06

Hundreds sign up to take on Challenge

The farmers' market crowd at LinearPark had more company Saturday, as hundreds of people stopped by to weigh in and sign up for the ninth round of The Challenge. The 12-week weight-loss competition, organized by Brownsville officials and the UTHealth School of Public Health, aims to help participant

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-01-21 06:07:00

McShan looks back on 30 years as school trustee

HARLINGEN - Every student can and will succeed. George McShan has lived those words throughout his long career as an educator, continuously seeking new ways to open doors to generations of students. "I was one who thought outside the box," said McShan, 70, who announced this past week he will not se

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-01-21 06:30:00

Ancestor of Duchess of Mandarin Orange started first orange trees in RGV

During last November's Princess Anna Pageant, 16-year-old Alyssa Navarro and her mom came across an article of the Progress Times that would impact her family history. The article, Navarro said, detailed how the citrus industry was inspired by the Laguna Seca Ranch, a citrus growing region north of

PROGRESSTIMES.NET - 2018-01-21 15:00:00

Home In Jackson Alabama Destroyed By Fire

Jackson, AL (WKRG) - One home is destroyed and no injuries are reported after a Friday night fire in Jackson Alabama. Jackson Police Chief Jerry Taylor says the people living in the home were out at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. The Kimbrough street home is described as a total loss. Th

WKRG - 2018-01-20 13:39:39

Patrol Vehicle Struck By Unknown Driver

Authorities are searching for a vehicle and the driver who allegedly hit an Orange Beach Patrol vehicle Saturday morning. According to Orange Beach Police, around 9:07 a.m. an officer initiated a traffic stop on a dark green Honda Civic with black rims and Florida license plate for speeding. The unk

WKRG - 2018-01-20 18:22:20

Woman behind 'Flomo Klown' scare sentenced to 10 years probation

FLOMATON, AL (WKRG) - A woman behind the 'Flomo Klown' incident in September 2016 that led to several schools being placed on lockdown has been sentenced to ten years of probation. Makayla Smith, 23, of Flomaton entered a guilty plea after being charged with making a terrorist threat. As part of her

WKRG - 2018-01-19 18:58:42

Brewton woman dies after car loses control on icy road, overturns into creek

(WKRG) - A Brewton woman died in an accident after the car she was a passenger in lost control on the icy roads and overturned into a creek on US 29 Wednesday afternoon. According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials, the single-vehicle accident claimed the life of 42-year-old Tressa Mechell

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