| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:04 AM
A fish is not worth risking your life for.
That’s the message authorities in Virginia delivered Friday, a day after rescuing six capsized striper anglers from the chilly waters of the Chesapeake Bay.
The incidents, which occurred near the...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 5:37 PM
When the Peninsula District football schedule was released nine months ago, they eye-catcher was that Hampton vs. Phoebus would be on the regular season's final Friday. It marked a rare moment of harmony between head coaches Mike Smith of the Crabbers and...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:30 PM
NORFOLK — The Battle of the Bay has always been about community pride and bragging rights, but for the past several seasons, the result of the annual clash between Hampton and Norfolk State hasn't exactly had seismic ramifications on the Mid-Eastern...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 6:27 PM
The Peninsula isn't especially pedestrian friendly, aside from parts of Newport News near Christopher Newport University and Williamsburg in the vicinity of William and Mary.
You will probably walk several city blocks before finding a crosswalk on...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 7:02 PM
With warmer weather finally here, it's a good time for a status update on VDOT projects that will affect Peninsula traffic and in some cases no longer be a hindrance.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has five major road construction or...
| Jun 4, 2010
HAMPTON — It wasn't so much the march of fascism that got Bob Ballou's attention in the 1940s.
It was homesick Germans at Fort Monroe who would teach an American child how to play stickball.
It was the 8-inch "invaders" who landed with tiny...
| Apr 25, 2010
Sept. 12, 1570 Spanish Jesuits stop at Indian village of Kecoughtan en route to establishing settlement on the York River.
1597 Chief Powhatan's warriors seize Kecoughtan and install his son Pochins as chief.
April 30, 1607 English settlers land at...
| Feb 4, 2010
Really, what's not to like?
Just a short trip down Interstate 64, across the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, Old Dominion football coach Bobby Wilder has found fertile recruiting ground. Wilder will add two players from Phoebus High School, winners of three...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 8:23 PM
High-speed ferry service could be coming back to Hampton Roads.
Metro Marine Holdings, based in Alexandria, is proposing a public-private partnership that would bring at least five boats to Hampton Roads Harbor, connecting the Peninsula to parts of...
| Dec 14, 2009
| 7:57 PM
This could prove to be a critical week for transportation issues in Hampton Roads as the Commonwealth Transportation Board considers a plan to strip the region of funding for interstate construction in 2011 and receives its final report on the July 2...
| Jul 15, 2008
| 1:33 PM
I-64 eastbound from mile marker 277 to mile marker 284, the HOV system is opened to all traffic because of an earlier accident at the Virginia Beach Boulevard Overpass in Norfolk. The left lane is closed. Expect delays.
I-64 westbound at the Hampton...