Riders are propelled by jets of water as the go over a hump while riding the world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide is scheduled to open to the public Thursday, after initially being slated to open May 23. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Photos: World’s Tallest Waterslide

The world's tallest water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. The 168-foot-tall waterslide opened to the…

Virginia Beach Cadet Challenge (WAVY/Larry Carney)

Photos: VBPD Cadet Challenge

Students participating in the Virginia Beach Police Department's Cadet Challenge had a chance to see what it's like to be a real police offi…

sweet haven cupcakes

Photos: Cupcakes making a difference

The H.E.R. Shelter is offering a workforce development baking program for survivors of Domestic Violence and Homelessness who are starting a…

Charity car show in Portsmouth on July 6, 2014. (WAVY News)

Photos: CHKD car show fundraiser

The Tidewater Streeters Club and Bayside Harley Davidson showed off their classic vehicles to raise money for CHKD.

NC Highway 12 after Hurricane Arthur (WAVY/Andy Fox)

Photos: Hurricane Arthur aftermath

Hurricane Arthur passed through the Outer Banks and Hampton Roads Friday, leaving behind flooding and damage in some areas.