LNC5 aired WVEC's live newscasts and rebroadcasts them throughout the day. LNC occasionally aired live broadcasts of major events in the Hampton Roads area, i.e. arrivals of military members.
In December 2010, Cox issued a statement to customers that LNC5 will cease operation after December 31, 2010. A few weeks after LNC5 ended programming, the channel space was used by Cox Communications to give Cox customers a "preview" of channels from their Advanced TV lineup, such as DIY Network and Bloomberg. This lasted from March-July 2011, previewing each channel for 2-3 weeks. Currently it is a Cox "Test Channel".