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3 displaced after kitchen fire in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – Fire damaged a home in Chesapeake Friday afternoon, displacing a family of three.

According to fire officials, units were called to the fire in the 1700 block of Pattie Lane at 12:39 p.m. 58 more words


Lynnhaven Parkway extension to open to traffic on Saturday

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The new roadway connection on Lynnhaven Parkway between Indian River Road and Centerville Turnpike will open to traffic by 9 a.m. Saturday, December 10, VDOT announced Friday. 102 more words


Roadway connection on Lynnhaven Parkway set to open Saturday

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A new roadway connecting Virginia Beach and Chesapeake opens Saturday morning.

The connection on Lynnhaven Parkway between Indian River Road and Centerville Turnpike is set to open under modified traffic conditions at 9 a.m. 109 more words


December 9 marks 241 years since the Battle of Great Bridge

On December 9, 1775, British Redcoats attacked American forces at Great Bridge.

The British underestimated the Americans, who won the battle. British troops retreated to Norfolk, set fire to the city and left the area. 67 more words


Two juveniles caught after police pursuit in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Two male juveniles were caught following a police pursuit Thursday night in Chesapeake.

Around 4:54 p.m., an officer tried to pull over a suspicious vehicle in the 1700 block of Fisher Avenue. 101 more words


Lawmakers say fixing mental health system will take more time

PORTSMOUTH, Va (WAVY) — Lawmakers in Richmond are asking for more time to revamp the mental health care system.

Earlier this week, the special committee studying mental health services… 118 more words


Authorities conducting active shooter drill today in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads on Thursday is conducting an active shooter drill in Chesapeake.

The drill involves members of NSA Hampton Roads and Naval Station Norfolk Security Forces, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire and Rescue and members of the Chesapeake Police Department. 31 more words