Margaret Kavanagh, WTKR NewsChannel 3

Margaret Kavanagh

WTKR NewsChannel 3

Norfolk, VA, United States

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Past articles by Margaret:

Body cam footage: Virginia Beach issues most DUI's in Hampton Roads, but why?

Virginia Beach makes about 5% of the total population in the state, but in 2019 they accounted for more than 9% of the DUI convictions statewide and 8% of DUI cases in 2020 and 2021. → Read More

Criminals are targeting seniors from other countries and even under the victim’s roof

Predators are finding more harassing ways to try and take the money out of the pockets of seniors. The criminals are in other countries and even under the victim’s roof. → Read More

Domestic violence survivor organizes support group that talks, then learns to box

After being beaten and abused, a Chesapeake woman says she was able to escape domestic violence, using boxing as a way to help her grow. Now, she wants to teach others. → Read More

COVID-19 caused fewer people to get HIV tests, so VDH made it easier to get tested

Fewer people are getting tested to see if they are HIV-positive, so the Virginia Health Department is making it easier to get a test. → Read More

FDA warns 10 companies to stop selling dietary supplements that claim to treat depression

The FDA is warning 10 companies to stop selling supplements that claim to cure, treat and prevent depression. → Read More

Community steps in to help Portsmouth Army Veteran with deteriorating roof

“Service to my country comes back to serve me. Can you believe this? Come back to help me.” → Read More

People getting COVID-19 vaccine will receive cards for second dose reminder

Leaders with the Virginia Department of Health told News 3 vaccination cards will come in vaccine kits that will be delivered to medical providers who will be distributing vaccines. They said each person who is vaccinate will receive a vaccine card. → Read More

Virginia Beach carjacking suspects accused of taking car with child inside

Police said the child was unharmed. → Read More

More COVID-19 testing coming to Hampton Roads through state partnership

To be more effective and efficient, the Virginia Health Department has created a partnership with labs across the state including Sentara Healthcare in Norfolk. → Read More

Local man soon sentenced for stealing military equipment in Afghanistan

A Chesapeake man is waiting to find out his sentence after pleading guilty to stealing from the U.S. military while working as a contractor in Afghanistan. 43-year-old Larry Green plead guilty back in July and will be sentenced soon. → Read More

Polling locations prepare for Election Day as pandemic continues

The excitement of Election Day is almost here! As the world watches in anticipation, many people are getting ready to cast their vote in person at polling locations around the country. → Read More

Push to reunite people with money they are owed in the state of Virginia during pandemic

Almost 70 million dollars has been given out to Virginians this year and there is two billion dollars waiting to be claimed. → Read More

Another wave of students return to school in Virginia Beach

Tuesday morning, school buses went out to pick up 3rd, 4th and 5th graders in Virginia Beach who are heading back for face-to-face instruction. → Read More

Study shows some high school athletes suffering from depression, anxiety due to COVID-19

Certain student athletes around Hampton Roads have not competed and have had limited ability to practice due to COVID-19. → Read More

NASA sends rocket to ISS to bring supplies Thursday night

There are lot of big plans for NASA as they are working to bring humans back to the Moon and then to Mars. A new study they recently released said this will mean a lot of money generated for Virginia. → Read More

Naro donates 42,000 videos to ODU Library

The Naro was one of the few remaining video stores of its kind on the East Coast until it closed its doors last summer. → Read More

Extreme Halloween starts Friday at Hunt Club Farm with COVID-19 restrictions in place

COVID-19 restrictions are putting a damper on Halloween this year – but not at Hunt Club Farm. The frightening transformation is underway as they get ready for "Extreme Halloween". → Read More

FCC working on new three digit phone number to prevent suicide

Suicide kills people every day and now federal authorities are taking action with a new way to help prevent it. News 3 shares the story of a woman who is all too familiar with the pain it causes. → Read More

Black Society of Physicists at ODU looking for mentors in Hampton Roads

An Old Dominion University student wants to see more African American Physicists. She and others are making efforts to make this a reality and looking for mentors in the Hampton Roads community. → Read More

Medical experts raise concerns after colleges send students home due to COVID-19 spikes

Parker Boggs is home on the Eastern Shore and not living as a freshman on the James Madison University campus as originally planned. He moved on campus but then was told he needed to pack up and go home. → Read More