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 2021-05-11 08:00 

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Foster Care Month: Homes for older children an urgent need...

Foster Care Month is a chance for child advocates to make new calls in efforts to meet the needs of more than 5,000 children now in temporary custody in Virginia....

 2021-05-11 04:36 

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Thirsty Camel owner says he'll rebuild, Norfolk considers launch of Ocean View tourism fund...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A longtime Ocean View bar will be rebuilt following a fire last year, and city leaders hope there will only be more hospitality-related projects on the way for the community. On Tuesday, Norfolk City Council will vote on their fisca...

 2021-05-11 03:39 

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Booker T Washington High School reopens baseball field after new upgrades...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- For the first time in years, baseball and softball players at Booker T. Washington are back to playing home games on their home diamond, giving the school and the community back their sense of pride. "This means everything to no...

 2021-05-11 02:36 

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1 injured after shooting on London Street in Norfolk...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- One person was injured in a shooting Monday night on London Street in Norfolk. Norfolk dispatchers said the call came in reporting the shooting around 7:30 p.m. in the 8900 block of London Street. The person's injuries were not ...

 2021-05-11 02:04 

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Glenn Youngkin wins Republican nomination for Virginia governor after Snyder concedes...

Glenn Youngkin has secured the Republican nomination in the Virginia governor's race after fellow businessman Pete Snyder conceded Monday night after a full day of ballot counting....

 2021-05-11 01:18 

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No injuries after house fire in Chesapeake...

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- There were no injuries after a house fire in Chesapeake Monday night. Fire crews were called to a home in the 3300 block of Stilworken Drive in the Western Branch section of the city around 7 p.m. after a resident said their hous...

 2021-05-11 01:08 

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Suffolk police asking for help IDing person in Zaxby's armed robbery...

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Suffolk police are asking the public for help identifying a male with a hand tattoo who is accused of robbing a Zaxby's Sunday morning. Police said the armed robbery happened Sunday morning at Zaxby's in the 6100 block of Co...

 2021-05-11 01:03 

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Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office warning residents of scammers posing as deputies...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office is warning residents regarding scammers using the names of real deputies. In a tweet Monday afternoon, officials from the sheriff's office say they will never call residents an...

 2021-05-11 00:44 

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Disabled migrant girl whose father carried her most of the journey from Honduras allowed to seek care in U.S....

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (Border Report) -- The former vegetable vendor paid smugglers the last of his money and they boarded a raft on April 29 with two dozen other migrants and floated across the Rio Grande. But just before they got on the boat, he says carte...

 2021-05-11 00:44 

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FCC launching program to help families afford internet service during COVID-19 pandemic...

AHOSKIE, N.C. (WAVY) — The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is launching a program to help struggling households be able to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit program is designed to ...

 2021-05-11 00:43 

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'Bin Laden' blamed for Mexican police commander's assassination...

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) Bin Laden is back in the news. The Sinaloa cartel drug trafficker who last year distributed "COVID-19" food baskets to the poor in Chihuahua and hung banners defying the military is being blamed for Friday's assa...

 2021-05-11 00:31 

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FBI confirms source of oil pipeline ransomware attack, could be back by week's end...

The FBI confirmed ransomware used to disable a vital oil pipeline in the United States belongs to a notorious group that has infected other computer systems previously, known as DarkSide....

 2021-05-11 00:29 

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NC bill demands family access to body camera footage in 5 days...

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) -- The North Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 300, a wide-ranging criminal justice reform bill. The committee also adopted an amendment negotiated by Sen. Danny Britt (R-Robeson) and the Legislative Black Caucus ...

 2021-05-11 00:21 

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Racism and sexism accusations follow failed attempt to name a Chesapeake court building for Black judge...

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- Identical twins from Chesapeake, Eileen and Francine Olds, rose to the top in the respective careers, Eileen in law and Francine in medicine. Judge Eileen Olds retired in July 2019, and Dr. Francine Olds thought it would be a gre...

 2021-05-10 23:36 

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Police looking for a man accused of stealing tools from Marriot loading dock in VB Oceanfront...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach Police are seeking the community's help in identifying a man who they say stole tools from the Marriot Hotel. According to Virginia Beach Crime Solvers, the man seen in the photos entered the loading d...

 2021-05-10 23:29 

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Two Virginia Beach restaurants damaged by fire; 1 owner says blaze caused by cigarette...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - The coronavirus pandemic has been hard enough for businesses, but now a couple of restaurants in Virginia Beach are closed after a devastating fire. It happened on April 30 off Pleasure House Road. The blaze destroyed Sal'...

 2021-05-10 23:11 

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Tyson raising pay to keep up as US chicken demand soars...

Tyson Foods says it's raising wages to combat absenteeism and worker turnover at its plants as U.S. demand for chicken soars. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company, which processes 20% of U.S. beef, chicken and pork, said Monday that absentee rates a...

 2021-05-10 22:43 

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2 charged in connection with road rage stabbing in Virginia Beach in April...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Two men have been charged in connection with a road rage-related stabbing that happened in Virginia Beach in early April. The incident happened just after 6 p.m. April 5 in the 2900 block of Ocean Shore Avenue, at West Great ...

 2021-05-10 22:24 

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2 Norfolk residents arrested on drugs, weapons charges in Delaware...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Two Norfolk residents were arrested in Delaware over the weekend and are facing several drugs and weapons charges. According to Georgetown-Delaware State Police, Sussex County Governor's Task Force members were on patrol on...

 2021-05-10 22:24 

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Staffing shortage crisis hits local hotels hard...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- A staffing crisis for hotels has hit Virginia Beach -- and hit hard. There are currently about 1,100 open positions for hotels in the resort city. Veterans of the industry say they've never seen anything like it. "I&#...

 2021-05-10 22:06 

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Spike in pet surrenders prompts Virginia Beach SPCA to educate owners on separation anxiety as some return to work...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Last year, as the reality of COVID 19 settled in, the Virginia Beach SPCA saw a jump in people coming in and leaving with a new fur baby. "With the pandemic, the one good thing that did come out of it [with pets] who were...

 2021-05-10 22:02 

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Officials: Smoking in bed caused deadly Chesterfield house fire that killed 4 children, 2 women...

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and EMS have determined the cause of a house fire that left six people dead including four children....

 2021-05-10 21:40 

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Police pursuit in Chesapeake ends in Virginia Beach Monday...

ABOVE: Watch traffic cameras live. App users, click here to watch. CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- Chesapeake dispatchers said a vehicle pursuit led officers from Chesapeake to Virginia Beach Monday afternoon. Dispatchers said the pursuit happened around 4:50 p...

 2021-05-10 21:28 

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FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for emergency use in children as young as 12 to get shots...

The FDA announced the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine has been authorized for emergency use in adolescents 12 to 15 years old....

 2021-05-10 21:27 

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Local Food Lion stores hosting open interviews Thursday...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Nearly 100 Food Lion stores in the greater Norfolk area are hosting open interviews looking to hire more than 500 associates. The hiring event will be held on May 13. Officials say they are looking to hire more than 500 associa...

 2021-05-10 21:26 

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Attorney for teen accused of killing 4-year-old asks judge to bar mother, codefendant from communication...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- An attorney representing a teenager charged with murder has asked a Norfolk judge to bar his mother — who is also his codefendant — from indirectly contacting him through witnesses connected to his case. Robert Bolsinger...

 2021-05-10 21:21 

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Here's how the Colonial Pipeline shutdown could impact Virginia drivers...

The American Automobile Association (AAA) is predicting that Virginia drivers will likely see limited gas availability due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown over the weekend....

 2021-05-10 21:00 

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VDOT to test tide gates at HRBT on May 16...

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) say they will conduct a routine tide gate testing at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel beginning at 2 a.m. on Sunday, May 16. The routines testing is to ensure facil...

 2021-05-10 20:57 

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Investigation: Virginia law enforcement must now train in de-escalation to limit use of force...

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) -- They have come to our region with alarming frequency lately -- deadly and controversial police encounters -- and they call into question the training for local police and sheriffs' departments. A new law that went into effec...

 2021-05-10 20:49 

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19-year-old and 14-year-old accused in Gloucester armed robbery...

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) — Deputies say a 19-year-old and a 14-year-old from North Carolina were arrested following an armed robbery in Gloucester Sunday afternoon. According to the Gloucester Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the area of ...

 2021-05-10 20:30 

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Charles City County assisting with search for missing D.C. infant at landfill...

The Charles City County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook Monday that they are helping the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police with a case involving a missing infant. The search led officials to the Waste Management Landfill in Charles City Count...

 2021-05-10 20:21 

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Police: Man detained, taken to hospital after firing shots at Poquoson home...

POQUOSON, Va. (WAVY) -- A man was detained by police and then taken to a hospital after he fired shots at a home in Poquoson Monday morning, police said. Poquoson police responded to a report of shots fired near the intersection of Wythe Creek Road and Ke...

 2021-05-10 19:55 

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Attorneys ask Elizabeth City DA to recuse himself from investigation into Andrew Brown Jr. killing...

The attorneys for Andrew Brown Jr.'s family are asking Elizabeth City District Attorney Andrew Womble to recuse himself from the investigation into Brown's police killing....

 2021-05-10 19:13 

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Norfolk to reopen additional libraries, expand service at other branches...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk Public Library (NPL) is reopening four additional neighborhood branches for Grab-n-Go services starting May 17. Norfolk city officials say the Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library in Ocean View and the Jordan-Newby Anc...

 2021-05-10 18:46 

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NC COVID-19 May 10 update: Less than 1K new cases, over half of adult population partially vaccinated...

RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY) — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has released its latest coronavirus statistics on Monday. Daily cases in the state are down with 974 being reported in the last 24 hours. Current hospitalizations drop...

 2021-05-10 17:03 

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Watch Live: Biden to announce $350B in emergency recovery funding...

President Joe Biden Monday is expected to announce the launch of more than $350 billion in state and local fiscal recovery funds established by his sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 pandemic rescue package....

 2021-05-10 16:57 

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Man arrested in connection with Gold Mine robbery in Portsmouth...

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery in Portsmouth earlier this month. Police said the robbery happened around 3:15 p.m., on May 1, at Gold Mine, located at 2012-B Victory Boulevard. Police released three sur...

 2021-05-10 16:53 

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Amazon blocked 10 billion listings in counterfeit crackdown...

Amazon, which has been under pressure from shoppers, brands and lawmakers to crack down on counterfeits on its site, said Monday that it blocked more than 10 billion suspected phony listings last year before any of their offerings could be sold....

 2021-05-10 16:48 

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Man rides through San Francisco Bay Area in back of Tesla with no driver...

Photos and videos have made their rounds on social media showing a man cruising through the East Bay from the back of a Tesla....

 2021-05-10 16:33 

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'The Voice' is going live for Season 20 and the artists are feeling the pressure...

Intensity will rachet up tonight on NBC's "The Voice," the show goes live for the first time in Season 20 and two weeks from tomorrow, the show will crown its new champion....

 2021-05-10 15:50 

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Virginia May 10 COVID-19 update: Virginia reports lowest case increase in over a year, 3 million-plus now vaccinated...

3 million people are now fully vaccinated in the commonwealth, more than a third of Virginians, and Virginia reported just over 300 new cases on Monday. With 336 new cases, that's the lowest one-day reporting since the beginning of the pandemic....

 2021-05-10 14:36 

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Tiger gets loose in Houston neighborhood...

Residents were surprised to see a tiger prowling outside in their Houston neighborhood Sunday night....

 2021-05-10 14:12 

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Norfolk teen reported missing in April found safe in Roanoke...

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A teenager reported missing from Norfolk in late April was found safe in Roanoke last week. A woman told police she saw Emory on Thursday, May 6 on the Roanoke Greenway. She was then picked up by officers and taken to the Roanoke Po...

 2021-05-10 13:49 

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You can now see two new Chesapeake Bay foals at Colonial Williamsburg...

Colonial Williamsburg has two new Chesapeake Bay foals you can see starting Monday....

 2021-05-10 12:42 

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Archaeologists uncover Neanderthal remains in caves near Rome...

Archaeologists discovered the remains of nine Neanderthals at a prehistoric site near Rome, Italy's Culture ministry said on Saturday. Eight of the remains are dated to between 50,000 and 68,000 years ago, while one, the oldest, is dated to between 90...

 2021-05-10 12:39 

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Washington and Lee University to decide on name change in June...

Virginia's Washington and Lee University is expected to announce this summer whether or not it will change its name, nearly a year after a committee was formed to evaluate the school's ties to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, according to a board o...

 2021-05-10 12:36 

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Reversing Trump, US restores transgender health protections...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care, the Biden administration announced Monday, reversing a Trump-era policy that sought to narrow the scope of legal rights in sensitive situat...

 2021-05-10 11:57 

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Woman abducted driver at Chick-fil-A in Gloucester, sheriff's office says...

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) -- A 28-year-old woman is accused of abducting a driver at a Chick-fil-A in Gloucester County last week. The Gloucester County Sheriff's Office said it happened last Wednesday at the restaurant on George Washington Memorial High...

 2021-05-10 11:42 

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Average price of gas jumps 6 cents per gallon...

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 6 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.02 per gallon....

 2021-05-10 11:25 

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'Tornado dog' finds new home in Florida after spending days under Alabama storm debris...

Badly injured and unable to stand, Beacon spent three days under a demolished shed following several devastating E-3 tornados that killed five people in Alabama....

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