Norfolk water main break floods sections of Ocean View Avenue

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A water main break on Ocean View Avenue has left sections of the roadway flooded over on Tuesday afternoon. Margie Stohl, a Norfolk Public Utilities dispatcher, said that the water main break has caused water to cover the road from Norfolk Avenue to Chesapeake Steet. Stohl also said that parts of Chesapeake Boulevard have also […]

‘It’s hard to hate up close’: Town Hall aims to bridge gap between LGBT community, law enforcement

Hampton Roads Pride President Michael Berlucchi, second from left, with Norfolk LGBT liaison Sgt. Craig Lovelace, third, and Virginia Beach LGBT liaison Sgt. Shelly Meister, second from right. (Courtesy of Hampton Roads Pride)

On Saturday afternoon, a town hall hosted by Hampton Roads Pride aims to bridge the gap between members of the LGBT community and local law enforcement officers. Southside residents are invited to participate in conversations that HR Pride President Michael Berlucchi said he hopes will address common misconceptions about both communities. The goal of the […]

Police: Two men wanted in armed robbery of retail store

(Courtesy of Norfolk Police Department)

Norfolk police are asking the public to help identify two men who allegedly robbed a retail store on Monday morning. Police said the two men entered a Metro PCS store located at 509 Military Highway around 10 a.m. and showed a gun to an employee in the store and demanded money. The pair then ran […]

Murder suspect hid from U.S. Marshals in Norfolk cubbyhole

U.S. Marshals arrested Karl Howard, 29, in a Norfolk home on Tuesday afternoon for his connection to a Philadelphia murder.

A man wanted for his role in a murder sought refuge in a Norfolk cubby hole on Tuesday, U.S. Marshals said. Police said that Karl Howard, 29, was wanted in connection to a Philadelphia murder that occurred last September. Last week, U.S. Marshals were told that Howard was in the Hampton Roads area. On Tuesday […]

Cybersecurity breach threatens privacy of more than 5,000 Sentara Healthcare patients

(Courtesy Sentara Healthcare)

If you were a thoracic or vascular patient with Sentara Healthcare between 2012 and 2015, your privacy may have been violated. Due to a third-party vendor, more than 5,000 patients may have had their personal information “inappropriately accessed,” according to a Sentara Healthcare press release. This information could include names, medical record numbers, birth dates, […]

Norfolk police investigating after woman reports movement above ceiling while using gym’s tanning beds


For many people, going to the gym provides a healthy outlet to release stress, but on Wednesday night, one woman left a Norfolk gym worked up before working out. After tanning in one of the stand-up tanning beds at the Planet Fitness located at 4245 E. Little Creek Road, Lanie said she saw something she’ll […]

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