Samantha German, WTKR NewsChannel 3

Samantha German

WTKR NewsChannel 3

Norfolk, VA, United States

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Past articles by Samantha:

Norfolk fitness business offers free online classes three days a week

The owner of Ghent Fit Norfolk, Joshua Evans, says since the mandatory stay-at-home order, his team has had to pivot to virtual training instead of having clients come through their doors. → Read More

Norfolk entrepreneur giving out $2,020 grants each to 13 women with small businesses

Dr. Angela Reddix says she was a small business owner herself and knows what it’s like to feel the world on your shoulders during a time of uncertainty. → Read More

Prepping ahead of Monday's possible severe weather; Dominion Energy ready to respond

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - With the incoming storms on Monday, a lot of people are waking up and worried about losing power. This is a real concerns for a lot of people, especially since more people are home and won't be leaving for work. Dominion Energy officials say crews are ready to respond. Here's what they recommend you do right now to make sure you're ready. If you already have an emergency… → Read More

Companies in Hampton Roads looking to hire due to influx of customers amid pandemic

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - With the coronavirus shutting down businesses, people everywhere are losing their jobs. However, some companies are hiring and are desperate for workers. Grocery stores, big companies like Walmart and convenience stores like 7-Eleven are seeing a rush of customers every day and now they’re needing help. 7-Eleven is looking to add up to 20,000 jobs because of increased… → Read More

Congresswoman Elaine Luria to address medical coronavirus response on the Peninsula; new procedures in place

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Right now there are over 50 cases of the coronavirus in the state of Virginia and just this week, a second coronavirus death was reported in the Peninsula Health District. News 3 learned that the victim who died on Monday was a man who was in his 70s that previously tested positive for the coronavirus. He contracted the virus from an unknown source, reports say. Congresswoman… → Read More

Several Democratic candidates headed to Hampton Roads this weekend

Several of the Democratic candidates are making sure Hampton Roads gets their attention. → Read More

Portsmouth woman who experienced Tennessee Riots shares childhood memories

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1962, Voncille Finch – now 58 years old - takes a look back at her childhood to share some of the experiences that would leave an actual mark on her life forever. → Read More

Case continues for man arrested in connection with murder of missing Southampton Co. mom

SOUTHAMPTON, Co., Va. - The man accused of abducting and stabbing a young mother to death will face a judge again later Tuesday James Goodwyn Jr. is charged in the death of Cynthia Carver. Goodwyn is behind bars facing first degree murder charges and in court Tuesday – it is expected to hear from both prosecutors and the defense. Since this is a preliminary hearing, the jury could also hear from… → Read More

Decision allowing Rosie’s Gaming Emporium, entertainment complex at former Chesapeake Sears delayed

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - New information about plans to bring a gaming emporium to the southside are being learned Thursday morning. The plan for a gaming complex and a Rosie’s Gaming Emporium would put it in Chesapeake and could bring a lot energy and people there. No vote was taken last night during the city council meeting but the Chesapeake Planning Commission did discuss the impacts of turning the… → Read More

Red Mill Elementary receives $2,500 check for winning jingle-sing off contest

Tuesday was a big day for some Red Mill Elementary students. One of the music classes was awarded with a $2,500 check for winning an annual jingle-sing off contest! → Read More

Crews respond to apartment fire in Portsmouth

The are no current reported injuries to occupants or firefighters and a fire investigator has been requested by the incident commander. → Read More

Press conference to discuss state investigation of Virginia Beach mass shooting

The commission is charged with investigating the underlying motive for the May 31 mass shooting, investigating the gunman's entire prior employment history with the city of Virginia Beach and his interactions with coworkers and supervisors. → Read More

Former NBA players tied to Hampton Roads mourn the loss of legend Kobe Bryant

Bryant Stith, former NBA player for the Denver Nuggets, the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers and now ODU's Men’s Basketball team assistant coach says he had the pleasure of competing against Kobe back in his early days. He also says he saw Kobe’s rise from a high school superstar to an NBA phenomenon. → Read More

Foodbank honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day with annual food drive in Hampton

Around one hundred volunteers are honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by having a day of service giving back to the community with food and donations. → Read More

Elementary students clean up for a crime-free zone in Newport News

Friday morning, around twenty-five university students from the group Save the Earth from A to Z partnered with a team of elementary school students from Discovery Stem Academy to clean the area of Stuart Gardens in the City of Newport News. → Read More

Virginia Beach to hold special session on 2nd Amendment ‘Constitutional City’ Monday

News 3 is being told, Monday's night special session will be streamed live so people will be able to see and hear the comments. → Read More

Wounded Navy SEAL receives mortgage free home in Virginia Beach

“I’ve always been apart of this community and everything. I’ve felt that, but this has just cemented it," says Lieutenant Patrick Ferguson. → Read More

Senator Tim Kaine delivers keynote address at Veterans Day ceremony in Chesapeake

The ceremony, hosted by the Mayor’s Commission on Veterans Affairs, honored those who have served, those currently on active duty, as well as retired members of the U.S. military. → Read More

Dominion Energy gives $100,000 grant to 7 food banks across Virginia

The grant is expected to help seven food banks across Virginia with storage costs necessary to maintain and distribute fresh food statewide – including fruit, vegetables, milk and other items that would otherwise go to waste. → Read More

Rosie’s Gaming Emporium opens in Hampton

City leaders say Rosie’s brings a lot of new jobs and significant tax revenues. Hampton city leaders say Rosie’s is projected to see 1.2 million visitors a year and will employ 200 people. → Read More