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Norfolk, VA, United States

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Past articles by Elise:

Chesapeake Sheriff's Football camp life lessons

Kids can come out to the camp, and learn how to become the best person they can be. → Read More

Suffolk mom battles rare form of cancer

In February, Amanda Wilson — a physical therapist at Sentara Obici — was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. → Read More

Samaritan House safe houses get upgraded

Members of the Hampton Roads Apartment Council are even getting trained by the Samaritan House on how to spot signs of domestic abuse. → Read More

Keeping kids cool in the heat

As temperatures soar, so does the risk for a heat-related injury. Even playgrounds can pose risk in the summer heat. → Read More

Feral cats put to work at Newport News Shipbuilding

The feral cats at Newport News Shipbuilding are put to work and protect the shipyard from rodents. → Read More

Local Army Corps of Engineers leader to move overseas

He's proud of the work done on the harbor deepening study and creating a collaborative work culture. Col. Jason E. Kelly is continuing his work in Afghanistan, more than 7,000 miles away. → Read More

Special Olympics torch run makes its way through Virginia Beach

Virginia law enforcement agencies are carrying the flame of hope for the Special Olympics Virginia Summer Games in Richmond. → Read More

Volunteers help repair Gold Star mother's home

Volunteers came to a Suffolk Gold Star mother's house to give the home a full-scale renovation. → Read More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes new vessel

The Ewell is a 61-foot catamaran that will perform as both a survey vessel and a marine debris removal vessel. → Read More

Bon Secours shows off new brain surgery technology

Neurosurgeons at Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center are using a new technology that will change the way doctors practice medicine. It's called BrightMatter by Synaptic Medical. → Read More

Portsmouth holds 134th annual Memorial Day Parade

Every year, the parade salutes the men and women who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice. → Read More

Discover Yourself: Bone Marrow donations save lives

Be the Match Registry is a national nonprofit that collects donor DNA and matches it with patients. → Read More

Veteran battles the VA, wins latest fight

Keith English know at the time, was poisoned by water when he was stationed at Camp Lejeune in the 1980s. Decades later, he's terminally ill with cancer. → Read More

Navy participates in 'Battle of the Rig' competition

Alpha Warrior creates obstacle courses for the military, and it's the first time they are working with the Navy. → Read More

Flying high above Hampton Roads: Nightingale

It's Nurse Appreciation Week. There's a special crew at Sentara: nurses who fly high above Hampton Roads in Nightingale. → Read More

Portsmouth teacher of the year inspires students to rise above

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Monday marks the start of Teacher Appreciation Week. Across Hampton Roads, school districts are naming their teachers of the year. In Portsmouth, the winner shows students they can rise above whatever life throws at them. School has always played an important role in educator James Trewartha's life. "School was like a safe place for me, it provided me structure in kind… → Read More

Tips on how to stay safe on a motorcycle

NORFOLK, Va,. (WVEC) -- May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. As summer heats up more and more bikers are out. Deadly motorcycle accidents are a reminder that it's important to always drive safely. Riding fast may be fun, but there's a time and place for it. "Such as a track environment, not on the road," said "Test Ride Rick," a motorcycle salesman at Bayside Harley-Davidson in… → Read More

Getting your car ready for hot weather

It's important to make sure your car is properly maintained so you don't have any problems. → Read More

Man found guilty of first-degree murder in Virginia Beach double homicide

A Virginia Beach jury found Leonard Allen Morrison guilty of first-degree murder in the slayings of two men last June, Virginia Beach prosecutor's said. → Read More

New Horizons puts a twist on signing day

On Tuesday, students from the New Horizons Regional Education Centers, on the Peninsula, took part in a signing day with their new employers. → Read More