| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:10 PM
When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered.
For two years, the fast, well-armed...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:17 AM
Get outside and enjoy the weather Wednesday. The National Weather Service is calling for partly sunny skies and a high temperature of about 69 degrees.
Fog could impact your morning commute. It'll likely lift by about 9 a.m., according to the weather...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:05 AM
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for most areas on the Peninsula. The warning is in effect through 9 a.m. Saturday.
Newport News, Hampton, York County and Poquoson are covered under the outlook.
A freeze warning means that sub-...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:33 PM
YORKTOWN — The Watermen's Museum in Yorktown is in discussions with five localities in an effort to win a Virginia "scenic and historic river" designation for the York River.
If they're successful — a process that could take more than a year...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 1:15 PM
The threat of icy weather overnight has lead Isle of Wight County Schools officials to delay the start of school on Wednesday by 2 hours, according to the school division's spokeswoman.
On Tuesday afternoon, Virginia Department of Transportation crews...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:15 AM
Apprentice at Briarcliffe (N.Y.), 7
Elon at William and Mary, 7
Indoor track and field
Gene Anderson Invitational (in Chapel Hill, N.C.; including Hampton)
Tulsa tournament (including Old Dominion)...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:41 PM
We'll see a more than 10-degree temperature jump Friday, but you'll still want to dress warm.
The National Weather Service forecast shows a high temperature of about 41 degrees and a low of 20 overnight. Expect partly sunny skies with southwest winds 11...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:08 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — There was a different kind of homecoming at Fort Eustis Monday.
For the first time in two years, the crew of the USAV MG Winfield Scott moored their ocean-going tug boat at its home port on base.
"Hey look! The large tug is back,"...
| Jan 4, 2015
JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways.
The battleground is...
| Jan 4, 2015
Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways.
The battleground is the Virginia Supreme...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 3:56 PM
When geologists study the history of the Chesapeake Bay or other coastal environments, sometimes they go deep. Literally. Sometimes hundreds of feet deep.
They don't plumb the murky depths of the water itself, but the soft subsurface lying beneath....