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Police on the scene of a shooting in Norfolk
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Norfolk dispatchers say police are on the scene of a shooting in the 800 block of Goff Street. The call came in just before 6 p.m. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Norfolk dispatchers say police are on the scene of a shooting in the 800
Police holding second blood drive in support of Portsmouth officer
The Portsmouth Police Department held a blood Nov. 13, 2017 in support of Officer Angelina Baaklini, who was injured in a shooting earlier in the month. Baaklini spoke to some who gave blood in the donation via FaceTime. She was in good spirits the day of the drive, and on the road to recovery. Cre
IC Norcom HS closed due to power outage
I. C. Norcom High School PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - I.C. Norcom High School in Portsmouth will be closed Monday due to a power outage. Officials with Portsmouth Public Schools say generators have also been affected in the total outage. Norcom buses are being returned to bus stops so that students ca
Man killed in single-vehicle crash in Accomack County
Image Credit: Virginia State Police/Facebook ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - A man was killed Saturday night in a crash on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Virginia State Police say a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire being driven by Daniel Eli Yoder ran off the road on Horsey Road, near Route 13, and hit a tree. Yoder
Second suspect charged in August shooting in Newport News
Markeis Eric Swain (Left) and Dimair Tyaree Prince Jones (Right) were both charged in an Aug. 8, 2017 shooting. (Credit: Newport News Police Department). NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A second suspect in an August shooting in Newport News has been arrested and charged. Police say 19-year-old Markeis
Local students glimpse future career options through 'mobile lab'
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Hundreds of high school students from across Hampton Roads took a glimpse into a possible future career field. This Mobile Manufacturing Lab from Festo pulled up to ECPI University's Virginia Beach Campus last Friday. Festo is one of the world's leaders in advanced autom
Blog: Thanksgiving Approacheth!
Future Trak forecast Hark! Tis almost here. We are just a few days away from Thanksgiving. The weather will be pretty good this week overall. Temperatures will be up and down, but most of the time we will be dry. The drier/cooler weather has slowed down my grass-cutting. I'm loving that. But not e
Va. Board of Ed. votes to change school accreditation and graduation requirements
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) - The Virginia Board of Education has approved revisions to the standards schools must meet for state accreditation and the requirements students must meet to earn a high school diploma, according to a news release. "I think it's great progress," said Norfolk School Board C
86 Alabama Baptist pastors sign letter against sex abuse
More than 85 pastors at Southern Baptist-affiliated churches in Alabama have signed a letter this week saying they denounce sexual abuse against women, although the letter does not mention U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. As of today there were at least 86 signees including the current president of
Alabama inmate considered 'armed and dangerous' manages to escape prison for the second time in less than 30 days
Shane Anthony Vernon, 27, broke free from Coosa County Prison in Rockford, south-east of Birmingham, on Sunday at about 2.30pm An Alabama inmate has managed to escape prison for the second time in less than one month. Shane Anthony Vernon, 27, broke free from Coosa County Prison in Rockford, south-
Auburn professor has asteroid named after him
An Auburn University professor has joined in elite group of scientist to have an asteroid named after him. Auburn University professor, Masatoshi Hirabayashi, was taken by surprise after learning about this rare opportunity. "A lot of scientists want to have their asteroids, and I'm one of them righ
Young Republicans: Moore victory 'will not be a win for our party'
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Fan supports Tigers, one bike at a time
Opelika resident Jo Dunn says he didn't really have an interest in college football, until the mid-1980s. "What really made me become an Auburn fan was Bo Jackson, back in '84," he said. "I didn't care anything about football. But just to watch the TV and see him, how he was running over everybody a
Advertiser's giant Thanksgiving edition will be available a day early
For 184 years, the Montgomery Advertiser has been a part of Thanksgiving in Montgomery, sharing our community's stories and keeping you informed about sales and upcoming events. From the Turkey Day Classic and Iron Bowl previews to the U.S. Senate race between Doug Jones and Roy Moore to the inaugur
Beauregard High School Choir earns most votes in Festive Five
The Beauregard High School Choir was named the 2017 Festive Favorite following a week of performances at the Auburn Mall. The Auburn Mall made the announcement Monday, following a week of various performances at the mall called the Festive Five. The community was able to vote for their favorite holi
Our View: Tiger Transit assault case must proceed in open court
The term "open court" represents an important civic function in our society. That is why it was reassuring last week that Lee County District Judge Steven Speakman allowed media to attend and report on the preliminary hearing for two former Tiger Transit employees facing a sordid variety of sexual a
Museum to celebrate Small Business Saturday
EXETER -In celebration of Small Business Saturday on November 25, the American Independence Museum will offer a 10% discount on all items in its gift shop, excluding consignment, with 20% off for members and business partners. In extending a discount to business partners, museum Executive Director E
NEW! Reader Submitted Photo!
This weeks Reader Submitted Photo was sent by Stacy Gray of Kingston. Is this not a gorgeous shot of Greenwood Pond? This weeks Reader Submitted Photo was sent by Stacy Gray of Kingston. Is this not a gorgeous shot of Greenwood Pond?
Motorists Advised to Watch for Deer on the Roads
CONCORD -Motorists are advised to watch for deer crossing roadways this time of year, especially at dawn and dusk. Deer are very active right now, as the mating season, or rut, is underway and bucks and does have their minds on other things than traffic! According to New Hampshire Fish and Game Depa
Chase Home Selected for Hannaford Cause Bag Program
PORTSMOUTH -Chase Home has been selected as the December recipient for Hannaford's Cause bag program. During this month when a shopper purchases "Helps" reusable bag at the Hannaford store, located at 800 Islington Street in Portsmouth, Chase Home will receive a $1.00 donation. The Hannaford Helps r