| Apr 17, 2015
| 1:16 PM
Tom Shiel, a wry and dedicated Scotsman who left his mark on golf on the Peninsula and in his native land, passed away recently.
Shiel, 87, was the first golf professional at Deer Run, formerly known as the Newport News City Park Course, when it...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:21 PM
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'...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:05 PM
The city of Newport News said Thursday it plans to shut down a minimum-security correctional center on the banks of the James River and move the inmates to the Newport News City Jail within a matter of months.
The decision to close the City Prison...
| Feb 1, 2015
At an Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors meeting in December, Sheriff Mark Marshall queued up a series of audio files.
The first was from a sheriff's deputy in the northwestern part of the county. The deputy was being assaulted by someone he was...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 3:26 PM
A new bourbon microdistillery near Victory Arch and the shipyard may create a buzz downtown.
The King family — with dad Stephen, sons Owen and Ben, daughter Kara, Ben's wife, Inga, and mom Carol — are working to get Ironclad Distillery up...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:32 AM
Two openings - 8:30 and 9 a.m. - are 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.
| Apr 2, 2015
| 7:10 AM
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...
| Mar 29, 2015
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...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:50 AM
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.
| Mar 16, 2015
| 4:38 PM
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,...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 10:26 PM
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:...