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Dogs welcome this weekend at waterpark in Virginia Beach

Pups can stop by anytime between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

  Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Virginia

One of those warnings gave NBC12 meteorologist Andrew Freiden “chills” while he was broadcasting on air.

  Residents along washed-out road on hook for repair bill

Homeowners along a private road will have to come up with money for the repairs themselves if they are to have a route in and out of their neighborhood.

Xfinity to keep WiFi hotspots open through Friday

Hotspots will be open through Monday.

NBC12 partners with Red Cross to help storm victims

The Red Cross is asking for people to donate money for those who were impacted by Hurricane Florence.

McAuliffe says he’s not ruling out 2020 campaign

McAuliffe says he’ll decide by late this year or early next year whether to seek the presidential nomination.

Man dies after vehicle submerges in flood

Virginia State Police assisted the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office around 1:55 a.m. Tuesday to search for a missing vehicle.

  Live updates: Tornado damage throughout Central Virginia

Tornadoes and severe storms ripped through parts of Central Virginia on Monday, leaving behind a trail of destruction.

1 dead, several others injured in 3-vehicle crash involving ambulance

According to Virginia State Police, a Westmoreland County ambulance was heading to a hospital with a patient when it hit two vehicles in an intersection

Virginia officer shoots, kills domestic assault suspect

Witnesses saw a man assaulting a woman in the hallway of an apartment complex early Tuesday.

  VIDEOS: Tornadoes rip through Central Virginia

NBC12 viewers have sent numerous videos and photos as tornadoes ripped through Central Virginia on Monday afternoon.

Schools closing early, cancelling activities due to heavy rain, storms

Heavy rain is forcing some schools in Virginia to alter their schedules on Monday.

Drivers asked to avoid traveling through North Carolina

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), road conditions throughout the state are hazardous and rapidly changing.

  Virginia National Guard sends help to North Carolina for recovery efforts

Around 40 soldiers and 20 light medium tactical vehicles were sent Saturday to North Carolina

  Cape Henry Lighthouse closed for restoration

The lighthouse itself is closed off to the public, but walking tours will still be offered over the next six months.

Virginia bracing for heavy rain, flooding in southwest area

The state so far has been spared from severe hurricane impacts, but the southwest portion of the state is expecting up to 12 inches of rain.

  Red Cross volunteers ready to assist once storm passes

With each day, Tropical Storm Florence hovers over the Carolina - hundreds of volunteers in Richmond are excited and ready to answer calls for help, despite the slow-moving storm.

  Florence still packing a punch

lorence has weakened to a tropical storm, but will continue to produce major impacts through the weekend in terms of flooding rainfall over the Carolinas.

  Sense of normalcy returns to Virginia Beach

The governor says the state is shifting its focus to possible inland flooding in Southwest Virginia.

Dog recovering after being rescued from well in Goochland

The dog suffered fluid on his lungs and heart and hypothermia. Beasley also inhaled a large amount of carbon dioxide.

Tim Kaine honors Matthew Shepard in ‘The Laramie Project’

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine and his wife, former Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton, participated in a special presentation of excerpts from ‘The Laramie Project.'

Powhatan officials respond to area stabbing

Powhatan County Sheriff’s Office identified the subject as Antonio Sanderson, 28, of Powhatan.

  Family who fled storm plans to return home sooner than expected

With only scattered showers hitting Richmond and Gov. Ralph Northam’s mandatory evacuation rescinded, a family in Richmond to ride out the storm is planning to return sooner than expected.

  Northern Neck relieved after minor impacts from Florence

Communities along the Northern Neck are breathing a sigh of relief after fearing severe flooding and power outages from Hurricane Florence’s original path.

New Kent Sheriff’s Office recognized for best traffic safety programs

The award was a part of the 2018 Virginia Law Enforcement Challenge awards.

Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with Mueller investigation

The plea deal requires Manafort to cooperate “fully and truthfully” with the probe into Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Dozens of Dominion crews head to NC

Crews will first restore power to thousands of Dominion customers in the Outer Banks and then assist throughout North Carolina.

  Medical personnel from around the country gather at Fort Lee

As of Wednesday evening, there are 105 ambulances staged at Fort Lee and over 200 people.

Fredericksburg man charged after attempted home break-in

The sheriff’s office said he had been released from the hospital for intoxication and was walking home when he ended up at the home.

  Preventing house fires after a power outage

A Henrico woman urges homeowners to turn off all appliances if your power goes out after her home caught fire following a Hurricane.

  Residents, businesses in Virginia Beach prepare for Florence

Virginia Beach residents and business owners are preparing for the impact of the tropical storm.

Wrong way driver causes head-on collision in Louisa County

Investigators found that an elderly man driving a silver Ford Focus struck a Jeep Liberty, driven by a woman, head-on.

Roanoke man arrested in connection to missing 3-month-old baby

Andrew Christopher Terry, of Roanoke, was arrested overnight and charged in connection to the illegal disposable of 3-month-old Arieanna Day

Virginia man snags $10 million lottery ticket

The Amelia Courthouse man purchased his winning ticket at 460 Pit Stop in Blackstone on Wednesday.

  Shelters set up around Richmond and state to help people escaping Hurricane Florence

Richmond shelters are being set up to help people trying to get out of Hurricane Florence's path.

Gov. Northam gives update on Florence’s impact on Virginia

Officials will provide an update on Virginia’s preparations as the storm nears.

  Classes canceled, college students evacuating ahead of Florence

As Hurricane Florence gets closer to making landfall, colleges and universities in Central Virginia and along the coast are making the call to cancel classes.

Blue Ridge Parkway urges campers to evacuate

The parkway, which spans Virginia and North Carolina, has issued evacuation orders for both states.

U-Haul offering free storage for storm victims

Ten U-Haul companies, including in Richmond, are opening 94 facilities for free 30-day storage, according to MarketWatch.

  Officials prepping for Florence; what should you do?

Officials are getting ready for the impact from the storm and are asking residents to make sure they are prepared as well.

Sheriff’s office: Man sexually assaults woman in home, flees

The sheriff's office says the man left the area of Lake Gaston Drive in Gasburg in an unknown direction.