| Jul 3, 2015
| 2:45 AM
Nearly everywhere on the Peninsula and the rest of Hampton Roads is hosting Fourth of July events and fireworks.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg celebrates America with its new summer event, "Star Spangled Night." Every Friday through Sunday...
| Jul 2, 2015
| 4:16 PM
After closing the winter dredge fishery for Chesapeake blue crab for seven years straight to help the struggling stock rebuild, the state is inching closer toward reopening it this winter.
The Crab Management Advisory Committee of the Virginia Marine...
| Jun 29, 2015
| 4:51 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked federal standards for mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants, saying the cost for industry to meet those standards wasn't properly considered.
The 5-4 decision is a blow to efforts to force coal- and...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 6:31 AM
Three wine and beer festivals beckon you this week. Here are the details:
Brew at the Zoo & Vino, Too is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday June 11 at the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk.
A benefit for the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads, the event will...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 11:36 AM
A Virginia couple's baby was so eager to enter the world that she was born on a ferry on the way to the hospital.
Media outlets report that Kayla and Jonathan Cline's daughter, Emmaleigh Jane, was born early Wednesday morning on the Jamestown-Scotland...
| May 21, 2015
| 3:33 PM
A group of five people are walking the length of the James River praying for its healing and protection from pollution and contamination.
Led by Sharon Day, an elder of the Ojibwe American Indian tribe in Wisconsin, the group is carrying a pail ...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 5:30 PM
Group 6A South semifinal:
Western Branch at Cosby, 3
Group 5A South tournament:
Menchville at Hickory, 6
Quarterfinals (at Deep Run):
Clover Hill at Deep Run, 3 (completion)
Douglas Freeman vs. Manchester, 4
| May 28, 2015
| 3:44 PM
The city is planning or participating in several community cleanup events this spring and summer, part of an ongoing effort to improve the city's appearance, especially the South District.
A cleanup will be held in the Courthouse Green neighborhood in...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 5:37 AM
Prepare to give yourself extra time at some local bridges and tunnels and on major interstates across Hampton Roads starting Sunday.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has several scheduled projects that are expected to close lanes.
| May 17, 2015
Editor's note: Reporter Sarah J. Ketchum is participating in an academy hosted by the Newport News Fire Department and writing about her experience.
NEWPORT NEWS — Were you the kid with a chemistry set? Did you like to tinker with gadgets or...
| May 15, 2015
Seven groups stretching from Gloucester to Isle of Wight are getting more than $100,000 in competitive grants from Dominion Resources to fund a variety of environmental projects.
The grants are part of $1.2 million the utility company recently awarded...