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11 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth
SUFFOLK, Va. A woman jumped from a second floor window to escape a fire in her apartment Sunday morning.
11 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
At 6:32 a.m. Sunday, seven minutes after an emergency phone call, Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Police responded to an apartment fire at Nansemond Square Apartments on the 100 block of Nancy Drive. The fire was confined to a second floor apartment, according to a release from the city.
Out of Suffolk's 19 public schools, four will miss the mark completely this year when it comes to accreditation, and 10 will miss full accreditation. A preliminary report says four more schools face accreditation with warning: John F. Kennedy, Forest Glen Middle School, Nansemond Parkway and Hillpoint Elementary.
Police are investigating a recent rash of break-ins from vehicles parked at schools, community centers and athletic fields throughout the city - and they know of similar incidents in Suffolk. The thefts started Aug. 23, and 14 had been reported as of Thursday, said Officer Kelly O'Sullivan, a Chesapeake police spokeswoman.
Clyde Turner of Suffolk won the lottery twice recently, but his second bit of luck yielded enough to help his grandson through college. Turner won the $200,000 top prize in the Virginia Lottery's "Hit the Jackpot" game.
Just before 4 a.m., emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from a residence in the 600 block of Kinsey Lane, in the Lake Kennedy neighborhood, according to Diana Klink with the city of Suffolk. One of the victims said two armed suspects had entered the residence then fled on foot.
Suffolk police officers arrested 37-year-old Nicholas D. Pelloni Friday night. Officers in Portsmouth say Pelloni starved a puppy to death.
It happened shortly after 12:30 a.m. in the 2600 block of Holland Rd. near King's Mobile Home Park. City spokeswoman Diana Klink says a Nissan Sentra was going east on Holland Rd. when it crossed over into the westbound lanes, went off the road, flipped over in a ditch and came to rest against tree.
The 24-year-old victim says the two people with weapons came into her home on Kinsey Lane just before 4 a.m. Lonnie Reid says he's lived on the street for about 40 years. He says it's typically a quiet street and there hasn't been a lot of crime.
Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded this morning to a single vehicle accident with an entrapment in the 2600 block of Holland Road/Route 58 near King's Mobile Home Park. Police received the call at 12:37 a.m. advising that the Nissan Sentra was traveling eastbound and crossed over to the westbound lane where it then ran off the road before it overturned and came to rest in a ditch against a tree.
Suffolk Police are currently on the scene of a "jackknifed" tractor trailer in the 4700 block of Whaleyville Boulevard and Greenway Road, according to Suffolk city officials. Emergency Communications received the call at 6:47 a.m. advising of the single vehicle accident.
It has been a busy afternoon with all of the reports of flooding coming in across the Hampton Roads cities. The heavy rain hit at the worst time, from 1-6 PM, because it impacted the commute home from work and school.
Several areas in Hampton Roads are experiencing flash flooding. NewsChannel 3 is keeping you up to date online and on the air.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:36 am
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