| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The sickly whale that was spotted swimming erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay for the past week was found dead Thursday afternoon along the shore of St. Julien's Creek in Chesapeake.
The Stranding Response Team of the Virginia...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:54 PM
A group of Houston-based energy firms with ties to the Hampton Roads waterfront are reorganizing its companies to become one of the largest in the U.S.
Companies controlled by Kinder Morgan announced Sunday that Kinder Morgan Inc., Kinder Morgan...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:40 AM
On Route 17 southbound at the James River Bridge, emergency road work has blocked the left lane.
Eastbound traffic on I-64 in Hampton is backed up 2 miles at the HRBT.
Eastbound traffic backup about 1 mile in Portsmouth near US-58W on VA-164....
| Aug 15, 2014
Warm summer nights and free musical events are a frequent combination during August in Hampton Roads.
Military bands and community orchestras come out to entertain area residents, often previewing what's coming up on music programs in the coming year....
| Aug 11, 2014
ISLE OF WIGHT — New federal flood maps will include 324 properties in Isle of Wight inside high-risk flood zones and may cost homeowners who fall within the boundaries, according to county officials.
The maps outline the "100-year flood plain," an...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:45 AM
School is over and the afternoons are sweltering. Suddenly there's too much time on hand – and often less money.
Fortunately for Peninsula residents, home is a premier vacation destination and having a phenomenal staycation is as easy as leaving...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:29 PM
HAMPTON — Ten travel-weary high school students came to shore around noon Saturday at Fort Monroe nearly 80 miles from where they first started their paddle down the James River in Richmond.
After eight days on the water, the group completed the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:34 PM
As much as we might hate to admit it, we've zipped past the halfway point of summer and are sliding toward fall. While children and parents are in back-to-school mode, writers and readers can begin to plan for upcoming book festivals and conferences....
| Jan 8, 2014
Despite the onslaught of some of the coldest temperatures recorded in two decades, the early winter weather of 2014 falls far short of many prolonged arctic blasts that have struck Hampton Roads in the past.
These historic cold-weather events gripped...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Jordan Sprouse was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and Evan Sperling struck out six as Grafton shut out visiting Poquoson 10-0 Thursday in the baseball opener for both teams.
Nic Kurz, Gray Harris and P.J. Jackson each had two hits for the Clippers, who...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Fixing the James River Bridge grid deck will cost at least $200,000 more than previously thought, according to documents from the Virginia Department of Transportation obtained by the Daily Press under the Freedom of Information Act, bringing the total to...