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Man injured in Portsmouth assault

Portsmouth police dispatchers say they received the call for a stabbing in the 3000 block of Elliot Avenue, around 12:57 a.m.

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Photos: Thousands line Charleston bridge

Thousands of people in Charleston held hands as they stretched as a group Sunday evening across the Ravenel Bridge, the town’s landmark brid…

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Norfolk pastor preaches forgiveness after S.C. massacre

As services resumed in Charleston, S.C. after a massacre that left nine dead, local AME churches went on with their regular Sunday morning w…

Parishioners sing at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Charleston, S.C., four days after a mass shooting that claimed the lives of it's pastor and eight others. (AP Photo/David Goldman, Pool)

Reopening church doors after shooting ‘sends a message’

Emanuel AME Church opened its tall, wooden doors to the world Sunday, embracing strangers who walked in from the street or tuned in from hom…