| Oct 12, 2014
For those worried about being caught on camera while driving through Hampton Roads, the Virginia State Police is still waiting to install software before firing up the license plate readers placed on the area's bridges and tunnels last year.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Congestion continues to back up traffic around much of Hampton Roads this morning, particularly on the southside, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
At the James River Bridge on U.S. Route 17, an opening is scheduled for 11 a.m....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:39 AM
When the troops of Brig. Gen. Charles Paine’s Third Division crossed the James River at Deep Bottom early on the morning of Sept. 29, 1864, they were not the first Union men to face the formidable Confederate defenses at New Market Heights near...
| Sep 21, 2014
Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors.
The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:08 AM
It'll likely be wet and windy in Hampton Roads Wednesday.
The National Weather Service is calling for about a 70 percent chance for showers starting early Wednesday morning and lasting through part of the day Thursday, a meteorologist at the office in...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:21 AM
It looks like most of the rain has moved out of Hampton Roads, although the National Weather Service is calling for some drizzle throughout the day Thursday.
The forecast shows mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature of about 73 degrees. Expect a low...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
About 15 train tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va., plunging several of them into the James River, sparking a massive fire and spilling oil.
The derailment prompted evacuations in the downtown district near...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department.
The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Forced to evacuate his rowhouse on East 26th Street after the street collapsed in a pile of dirt, asphalt and parked automobiles on the adjacent train tracks, Jack Temple said he's living in "limbo."
Temple and about 20 other Charles Village residents...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:36 PM
No one watching the Union fleet in Hampton Roads in late April 1864 could have failed to notice when it began to swell to historic proportions.
Stretching out nearly 10 miles, the giant collection of warships, transports, auxiliary vessels and barges...
| May 26, 2014
HAMPTON — Archaeologists began peeling back the earth a few hundred yards from the center of this old Virginia port town Wednesday, probing for signs of the pioneering freedmen's village where thousands of refugee slaves lived during the Civil War....