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access.wgbh.org three norfolk 7-elevens robbed in the last hour! allison mechanic is live at the one on chesapeake boulevard-- the last one hit. this is the second time this 7-eleven was hit today--- norfolk police are now investigating four robberies at three different 7-11 stores in the city. two happened at a store on chesapeake boulevard - one just before 10- pm, it )s the same store that got hit overnight. another happened eight- 45 on redgate avenue in west ghent. and the other robbery happened at a store on colonial avenue. that makes three 7-elevens in norfolk robbed in the past 24- hours. just before 2-am - a
into the store on chesapeake boulevard - pulled a gun - and demanded money. the clerk wasn t fast enough for the robber --as moments later --he shoots the clerk. the clerk is expected to recover. now to the latest on the driver involved in a tractor trailer crash this afternoon - his rig went off the chesapeake bay bridge tunnel - brendan ponton joins us now live from sentara norfolk general - where the driver is recovering tonight - fire fighters tell me he was talking to them after getting
out of the water. but as you can imagine -- he was very cold his tractor trailer went off the bridge. (stop pkg 200 feet of guardrail missing or damaged along the chesapeake bay bridge tunnel. a tractor trailer driver plowed through it and fell into the waters below. the driver got out of the cab -- starting a rescue mission to save him. first -- crews from above dropped down a life jacket and rope. then -- police and firefighters from virginia beach got there. 13:27 when we first found the patient we was lying there in the police boat. had some pretty significant trauma so we brought him over to the fire boat and started doing temperatures around 45 degrees hypothermia. firefighters took the 35-year old on boat to the eastern shore sentara norfolk general you see him here in this stretcher. 17:45 he was alert he was talking to us the entire time he was definitely cold but he was doing very well crews were left behind to clean up the roadway. a lane headed southbound has been closed. this all happened near mile rker 14 -- closer to the eastern shore. rescue crews raced to get to the man -- and they re they did it in time. pretty much the job we do everyday. it was a unique
doing patient treatment while it was definitely a new experience but to do. the tractor trailer was carrying soy beans. no word crash. general, brendan ponton newschannel 3. there s a warmup on the way! let s go now to chief meteorologist patrick rockey with more on what to expect overnight. warmer weather is on the way....the big plunge in temperatures that we ve experienced over that past few days is behind us, well, at least for a few more days. into the 60s. thursday, most of us will see partly sunny skies. while a stray shower is possible, it will be the exception and not the rule. by friday, a lot of us will have 60s under mostly cloudy
a couple of isolated showers are possible. this weekend, high temperatures will climb into the mid 60s. rain chances will be going up late saturday through sunday as a weather system from the south moves our way. then, by highs will be in the mid 40s by middle of the work week. breaking news the powerball numbers are in - and someone could be 524- million dollars richer.
jackpot - surging in the past hour. take a look at the numbers on your screen - 47 - 2 - 63 - 62 - 11 - powerball is 17 new details right now a virginia beach mother accused of trying to kill her children by poisoning them was in court today trying to convince a judge to release her from a mental hospital. her mother spoke with us today after making a passionate plea in court to get her daughter back home. sot 27:36 " its been a rollercoaster ride, i dont wish this tragedy horror on anyone its been very difficult to say the least." anelia sutton is desperate to get her daughter... loretta aiken... out of the state mental hospital where she s been since june 2013. she was found not guilty by reason on insanity for putting crushed up prescription medication in her childrens ice cream and cereal. sutton regrets not seeing the warning signs.
forgive myself for that i should live with that but im just grateful that shes okay the children are okay and are doing great. sutton says her daughter had a psychotic breakdown from taking prescribed medication.that she was taking for depression. she says that s what drove her to try to kill herself and her 2 children. 30:25 so many as i come to understand and researching of our brothers and sisters who are in prison for this same thing they just took their medication and the medication induced psychosis caused them to do something they wouldnt normally do" she says her daughter is better now after two years of treatment and should be released. 31:21" loretta is ready she has worked very hard the doctors at the hospital knows shes ready i
here" but testimony from doctors at central state disagreed saying its hard to disorder so they say shes still risk. so va beach judge les lilley ruled that aiken will remain committed to the va dept of behavioral health. aiken s children are now living with their father who filed for divorce a few months ago. two people - found dead inside a hampton home this morning. right now - police are just calling this a death more. police got the call for a welfare check at the home in the howe farms neighborhood around 11:15. when they got to the house on charolais char-lay run - they found a man and woman dead inside.police spent hours on the scene investigating. neighbors say it )s unnerving not
"i have no idea, it could be when you have two people who not pretty. police have not released the identities of the two people yet. a monster. thats how a chesapeake woman is describing the man who she says attacked her this morning. it happened around nine this melissa linkous told only newschannel 3 - a man attacked while she was getting into her car. then - he was dragging her to a nearby back yard. thats when she was able to break away. how did you manage to get away? just by kicking. i just kept kicking him and kicking him until he lost his grip then i just ran. to be honest with you i really thought i was getting ready to
melissa told us she wanted to get the word out so other women know this man is on the loose. if you have any information - call the crimeline at 1 888 lock u up. new details right now on a major move in the local high school football world - ocean lakes high school coach chris scott - is leaving - he ll take a job at rival bishop sullivan. take a job at rival bishop sullivan. scott s been suspended twice in the past season for violating recruiting rules. he won )t have to follow those rules once he gets to bishop sullivan - since it s a private-p&school. newschannel three has learned a formal announcement on scott s move is expected tomorrow. norfolk is expected to last through intersection of st paul s boulevard and brambleton avenue are doing utility work. traffic will be reduced to one lane - traffic will be shifted. drivers are encouraged to use
the one at boush and church streets instead. ahead at 11 - how s your new year )s resolution going? this norfolk girl )s barbie ambition will inspire you. also - a portsmouth pig in a poke! police got called - when "hamilton" visited a daycare. and later - flu season - well it s not really a big deal in hampton roads yet. but not everyone s feeling well in the new year. warmer weather is on the way....the big plunge in temperatures that we ve experienced over that past few days is behind us, well, at
macy )s is closing stores and eliminating jobs nationwide - are on the chopping block. the stores at peninsula town center - military circle mall and chesapeake square will soon be closing their doors. 273-people work at these locations. when possible - the retailer says it ll try to offer them positions at nearby stores. all this - because of poor sales, the company says. they say it s part of a plan to make macy s run more efficiently. final clearance sales will begin monday - and run for the next few months.
speech on gun control had an opposite effect on gun sales. smith and wesson, the world s largest gunmaker saw its shares jump to 25-dollars and 86-cents-- its highest level in 17 years. president obama is taking action to require more gun sellers to get licenses and more gun buyers to undergo background checks. according to the guardian-- in the past year-- which had at least six mass shootings... smith and wesson )s stock has gone up 125 percent. another rough rough day for the markets after unnerving news of north korea nuclear arms testing. the dow lost 252 points - the nasdaq fell 55. investors also worried about china s sinking economy and plunging oil prices. they )re keeping an eye on the latest jobs report - it ll be released friday, new at 11 a norfolk girl is taking action to help girls all across hampton
newschannel 3 s allison mechanic spoke to the inspiring young girl today and has her story. reading letter hi my name is gianna and i am 9 years old i am giving you this doll because i through hard times... gianna graham does not know the little girl who will one day read this note. but she knows that it and the barbie doll that goes along with it -- will bring them some joy. 13:48:05 i feel like girls in shelters should have the same as girls not in shelters gianni has made a new years resolution to collect one thousand barbie dolls for one thousand girls in foster homes across hampton roads. on writing a letter to bring some comfort. 13:49:00 i wanted to inspire them and give them encouragement and gianni isn )t wasting any time -- even though it is only six days into the new year -- she has already gotten some results.
many have you collected already? gianni: not really sure, well five now out of those five -- two of them were her own christmas gifts -- but instead of playing with theses dolls like most little girls would -- she s putting them towards her goal. 13:54:10 alli: have you gotten a chance to play with her yet? gianni: no alli: and your willing to give it to another girl? gianni: yes and while gianni is well on her way -- she still needs some help to achieve her goal. 14:05:56 i just hope that we will get significant results and people wanting to donate to help gianni with her campaign gianni )s mother has created an instagram page to document
help one thousand girls just visit our website at wtkr dot com. adlib breaking news once agai - the powerball numbers are in - and someone could be 524- million dollars richer. that jackpot - surging in the past hour. take a look at the numbers on your screen - 47 - 2 - 63 - 62 - 11 - powerball is 17
good luck!!!! patrick open warmer weather is on the way....the big plunge in temperatures that we ve experienced over that past few days is behind us, well, at least for a few more days. high temperatures are headed into the 60s. but on thursday, most of us will see highs in the mid 50s under partly sunny skies. while a stray shower is possible, it will be the exception and not the rule. by friday, a lot of us will have highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s under mostly cloudy skies. a couple of isolated showers are possible. this weekend, high temperatures will climb into the mid 60s. rain chances will be going up late saturday through sunday as a weather system from the south moves our way. then, by next week, our warm up will end. highs will be in the mid 40s by the
new at 11 a pot belly pig made an appearance at a portsmouth day care last night. this is hamilton -- ham -- for short. he managed to get away from his home last night and took a walk over to the criss cross day care on rodman avenue. he came right up to the window ! employees say ham was very curious -- but to be on the safe side -- they called police to make sure he wasn t vicious. turns out police say he acted more like a dog than a pig -- he left the daycare after his owner called out to him. and led him
newschannel three is taking action for your health the c-d-c reports flu activity across the country is virtually non existent -- except in north carolina and virginia. but as todd corillo found out -- here in hampton roads people are getting sick - but for the most part it s actually not the flu. a new year bringing with it sneezing -- coughing -- and aching. doctors in hampton roads say they are treating plenty of people who are getting sick right now -- but the flu isn t the culprit instead -- its things like
common colds - exacerbated by folks in close quarters over the holiday biggs has been treating a lot of sick folks thia easy way to tell if its the flu -- or just a cold. thousands of women who have the "essure" birth control implant are demanding a recall by the fda today. this - even though the device passed a five-year, clinical trial for safety and effectiveness. many have had allergic reactions - including rashes - bloated bellies - auto immune
at least one says complications from the device led to her hysterectomy. the fda approved the essure implant in 2002 - calling it 99- percent effective for preventing pregnancy. still - more than 600- women still got pregnant after getting essure. bayer - which produces and sells essure says more than 750-thousand devices have been sold -- and many women have benefitted. because the essure device was put on the market after a long, clinical trial. bayer also says the fda gave it special status that keeps patients from filing lawsuits. the fda committee plans to announce the results of a review on essure next month. an idea in europe over what to do with the dead is "growing" in popularity tonight.. an italian duo has come up with a new way to get buried. basically it puts lifeless bodies into a large biodegradable pod.... which then gets planted.. six
a siberian husky )s foolish mistake is going viral. you re looking at the aftermath of a fight between the dog and a sofa. the fabric of the couch is torn and you can see bite marks all over. when the owner of the dog pans around the room, he sees the dogs head sticking out of the couch! while trying to catch a rodent, the poor pooch
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