| May 6, 2015
| 6:02 PM
Hampton Roads had good reason to feel bound to the far-off war in Europe when daylight broke over the harbor on May 7, 1915.
At least half-a-dozen British freighters anchored in the James River, and they were just the latest in a seemingly unending...
| May 6, 2015
| 7:03 AM
Hampton Roads had good reason to feel bound to the war in far-off Europe when daylight broke over the harbor on the morning of May 7, 1915.
At least half-a-dozen British freighters anchored in the James River, and they were just the latest in a...
| May 5, 2015
| 2:21 PM
Last week, Broward County's commissioners put the interests of the people they serve, the public, ahead of the economic interests of Uber, Lyft and similar transportation providers known as "transportation network companies," or TNCs.
| May 4, 2015
| 4:29 PM
Menchville at Booker T. Washington, 4
Tabb at Phoebus, 4:30
Grafton at York, 7
Mathews at Middlesex, 5
Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools semifinals (at higher seeds):
Nansemond-Suffolk Ac. – Cape Henry...
| May 3, 2015
| 11:29 PM
VCU at Norfolk State, 5
Western Branch at Woodside, 5
Gloucester at Menchville, 4:30
Great Bridge at Hampton, 5
Warwick at Indian River, 5
Warhill at Tabb, 4
Bruton at Jamestown, 4:30...
| May 2, 2015
| 1:33 PM
Kevin Curtis remembers that steamy July evening in 2009: a line of strong thunderstorms generated a microburst that knocked down two of the high voltage wires running next to the James River Bridge.
With three miles of wire down on one of the Peninsula'...
| May 1, 2015
| 6:03 PM
Virginia should hire more railroad track inspectors and amend state law to require greater visibility at railroad crossings, a state task force on rail safety says.
The task force, convened after a CSX oil train derailed in Lynchburg a year ago,...
| May 1, 2015
| 10:26 AM
Drivers may encounter a number of lane closures along a number of Peninsula area tunnels and bridges starting on Sunday, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation news release.
Many of the closures are scheduled after peak travel times, the...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 11:57 AM
More than 50 motorcyclist left Langley Air Force Base Wednesday morning for a 70-mile ride around Hampton Roads to raise awareness for sexual assault victims. It was the third annual “Standing Together Against Rape” rally and the culmination...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 5:20 AM
In 2013, 47 people were killed in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, when a runaway oil train derailed and exploded.
In 2014, a train carrying crude oil derailed in Lynchburg, Va., sending three flaming tank cars into the James River and forcing evacuations of...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 5:18 PM
Starting this weekend, a number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
Many of the closures are scheduled...