Allison Mechanic, WTKR NewsChannel 3

Allison Mechanic

WTKR NewsChannel 3

Norfolk, VA, United States

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Past articles by Allison:

New year, new title: Virginia woman turns 100 on New Year’s Day

Ethel Brown has two sons, seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren, along with friends and other family members who called her to wish her a happy birthday. → Read More

Virginia Beach Police looking for Christmas Day burglar

Police say the man cut the screen and tried pushing the window open, but he was unsuccessful in getting in. → Read More

Ways to get a free ride home this New Year’s Eve

As New Year's Eve approaches, organizations like AAA are encouraging people who will be celebrating to start planning their ride home now. → Read More

Hampton Roads Medical Centers promote masking during widespread flu levels

This community-wide recommendation helps protect our patients, visitors and staff from exposure to flu, even before symptoms are noticeable. → Read More

Man charged in adopted daughter’s death back in Southampton Co. court before scheduled trial

Earlier this year, Wesley pleaded not guilty to the murder and concealing a dead body charge. → Read More

FAA issues warning about holiday laser displays

"The biggest concern is that laser would enter the aircraft and cause this scintillation across the cockpit." → Read More

Newport News veteran gets free upgrades to home

Home Depot came to his Newport News home, which is more than 100 years old, to do some much needed repairs and upgrades. → Read More

Case against man accused of murdering Virginia Beach college student in Federal Court

Billie is from Maryland but was attending college in Virginia Beach and working on JEB Little Creek. → Read More

More than a dozen people testify against Hampton mother accused of murdering son

All five charges against Julia Tomlin will move forward to Circuit Court. → Read More

Man accused of killing Sailor in Fort Story crash appears in court

He had a cast on one leg and was taken away in a wheelchair after using a walker to get to the arraignment chair. → Read More

Chesapeake home severely damaged by hit and run driver

People who live at the home want the person responsible to be found. → Read More

Norfolk Police search for man accused of stealing 2 cars, crashing into yard

Norfolk Police are looking for a man who stole two different cars Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

How Death Doulas are working to change the way people view death

It's like being a Birth Doula but on the opposite side of the spectrum. → Read More

New Norfolk restaurant opens to feed those in need this Thanksgiving

A new Norfolk restaurant is celebrating their first month in business by serving those in need this Thanksgiving. → Read More

Haircut outside Gloucester shop gains attention online

People driving and walking by stopped to take pictures of the sidewalk haircut. → Read More

Hampton pet owner reunited with cat more than a year after it disappeared

A cat owner has been reunited with her pet more than a year after he disappeared! → Read More

Uber driver helps teenage boy shot in Portsmouth

As she was helping the teen that was shot, she instructed the other teen to go into her car and find her cell phone. → Read More

Longest resident at Gloucester shelter finds forever home

The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society has finally found a home for their longest resident, Banjo. → Read More

One week after crash, car remains inside Norfolk home

It has been one week since a car slammed into the side of a home on the corner of Lafayette Boulevard and Verdun Avenue, but the car is still there. → Read More

Couple visiting Chesapeake survives tornado but loses everything they own

Patrick and Michele Mowrey have been traveling the country for the last six years in their RV, but after a tornado touched down in the Edinburgh area November 1, they have been unable to travel. → Read More