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  • Black troops from Hampton Roads at the gates of Richmond

    Black troops from Hampton Roads at the gates of  Richmond
    Union soldiers had plenty of reason to worry as — late on April 2, 1865 — they peered through the gloom and tried to puzzle out what was happening in the Confederate defenses southeast of Richmond. Despite reports of a breakthrough at...
  • Va. board OKs $361,000 fine against CSX for 2014 derailment

    A state board has approved a $361,000 fine against CSX Transportation for a 2014 derailment in Lynchburg that spilled Bakken crude oil into the James River. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality proposed the fine in a consent order that CSX...
  • Supreme Court remands in 3rd District gerrymander case

    Supreme Court remands in 3<sup>r</sup><sup>d</sup> District gerrymander case
    The U.S. Supreme Court sent Virginia's 3rd District gerrymander case back down the pipe on Monday, a move that brings Virginia another step closer to a redraw of its congressional map. The nation's highest court vacated and remanded a three-judge panel'...
  • Girls Swimmer of the Year: HRA's Peyton Baldwin | Daily Press Winter All-Stars

    Girls Swimmer of the Year: HRA's Peyton Baldwin | Daily Press Winter All-Stars
    Here's what Hampton Roads Academy's Peyton Baldwin did in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association state swim meet in February: She finished second to Madeira's Kylie Jordan in the 100-yard butterfly in 54.74 seconds, then finished second...
  • TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton

    TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton
    Traffic is now moving following a multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned vehicle on westbound I-64 in Hampton. The west left shoulder, left lane and center lane are closed. Traffic is backed up about 3 miles, according to VDOT.   The crash...
  • One City Marathon causes big James River Bridge backup, other traffic issues minimal

    One City Marathon causes big James River Bridge backup, other traffic issues minimal
    City staffers worked for nearly a year to develop a plan for the city's first marathon that would give runners a scenic tour of the entire city without causing major traffic issues for drivers. For the most part, they were successful in that effort,...
  • Tuesday's 3/17 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball NCAA tournament first round (in Dayton, Ohio): Hampton vs. Manhattan, 6:30 National Invitation Tournament first round: No. 7 William and Mary at No. 2 Tulsa, 8:15 CollegeInsider.com Tournament first round:...
  • Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events

     Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events
    Spring returns Friday and with it more educational and entertaining gardening events. Here are three local ones I think you will like and can learn from – plein air painting or sketching, Historic Garden Week in Virginia and a new vegetable...
  • TRAFFIC: 6:45 p.m. opening at James River Bridge

    There is an opening of the James River Bridge scheduled for 6:45 p.m. Eastbound traffic at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel is backed up to Hampton River Bridge An accident on I-64 westbound past the 264 interchange is blocking the left lane, and...
  • NOTES AND NOTABLES: The Daily Press Editorial Board weighs in on the One City Marathon, dangerous drivers and college hoops

    Running time The first time Newport News City Manager Jim Bourey sat down to meet with us in 2013, he talked about how the city is just the right size and shape for a marathon, and how great it would be to stage that marathon as a way to showcase the...
  • TRAFFIC: 1:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: 1:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge
      Bridge Lift A 1:30 p.m. opening is scheduled at the James River Bridge, on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Expect potential delays.    Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.