| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:55 PM
More than 200 people from around the Peninsula "stood in solidarity with Israel" Thursday night, raising nearly $10,000 to give shelter, counseling and other aid to Israel as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues.
So far, the United Jewish...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:06 AM
For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...
| Sep 7, 2014
Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients.
"It relieves them and...
| Sep 10, 2014
CHESAPEAKE — If you've become disgruntled about idling in traffic or wonder why the region's tunnels seem so congested at random times, then the region's main transportation planning organization wants to hear from you.
The Hampton Roads...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Checking for traffic snarls is now as easy as making a few taps on your smartphone.
A Norfolk game designer recently released Tunnel Traffic — an app that gives up-to-date information about conditions on Hampton Roads' four major tunnels....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:57 AM
Virginia State Police responded to a crash involving a school bus Thursday morning near the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel in Norfolk.
The crash happened just before 7:30 a.m. on westbound I-64 at 15th View, police spokeswoman Sgt. M. Anaya said in an...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:16 PM
One lane in both the Hampton Roads and the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial bridge-tunnels for traffic headed from the Peninsula to the Southside will be closed overnight through most of next week as Virginia Department of Transportation crews perform...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:09 PM
On the day the nation paused to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Hampton Roads residents found themselves under heightened security measures after threats were called into local police, leaving drivers traveling along...
| Nov 5, 2013
Fifty-six years ago this November the vast expanse of water that divided Hampton Roads was finally spanned in a way that made this sprawling, geographically fractured region feel noticeably smaller and more closely knit.
In just a few hours, in fact,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:34 PM
When Jon Hatch decided he was retiring after 17 years as Gloucester's athletic director, he had a favorite in mind for his ideal replacement. It wasn't a mystery, really. She had worked out of the same office and essentially was his right hand....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:50 PM
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