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Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches.
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches. « Show less

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  • Damages may be collected in Chinese drywall suit affecting 7 Hampton Roads families

    A federal judge has ruled that homeowners whose homes were damaged by Chinese drywall may collect any future damages from company Taishan Gypsum, according to a federal court order. U.S. District Court Judge Eldon Fallon ruled that the homeowners'...
  • Tickling the funny bone

    If you thought high seriousness was an essential part of any respectable definition of art, the latest show at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center may make you reconsider. Just take a stroll through this collection of nearly 150 works and see how...
  • Young Hampton shooter continues to set records | Community sports

    Sarah Osborn, 15, of Hampton, keeps adding to her treasure chest of national records. In her latest competition — the Virginia 4-H State Championships at Appomattox’s Holiday Lake on Sept. 13-14 — she set five national records in...
  • Saturday's 10/25 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    COLLEGES Football Delaware at William and Mary, 12:30 Hampton at Delaware State, 2 Old Dominion at Western Kentucky, 4 Greensboro at Christopher Newport, 7 Apprentice vs. Edward Waters (in Jacksonville, Fla.) Men’s basketball (exhibition) Norfok...
  • Defendant to take the stand when Newport News trial resumes

    Defendant to take the stand when Newport News trial resumes
    NEWPORT NEWS — The prosecution rested its case Wednesday against a man charged with killing two teens in 2008. Floyd Taybron, 22, is charged with killing Barry Eugene Richardson, 16, of Newport News, and Keon Otis Flemming, 15, of Smithfield, in...
  • Hampton students help produce song aboard John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

    Hampton students help produce song aboard John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
    Madison Smith nodded in beat with the up-tempo music as she typed out some lyrics on her iPad. "Dreams are in my future/dreams are in my past/While the end is coming sooner/ dreams are always meant to last." She was reluctant to reveal her creative...
  • Pending homes sales up across Hampton Roads

    Pending homes sales up across Hampton Roads
    Pending homes sales across Hampton Roads surged in September, with many Peninsula cities and counties leading the way, according to a recent report. Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information Network Inc.(REIN), a firm that tracks and researches...
  • GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie calls for increase to home health care rates

    GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie calls for increase to home health care rates
    Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie knows he doesn't like Obamacare, but he said Friday he's not quite ready to outline an alternative. After telling a group of home health care agency owners and employees that he would try to roll back cuts in...
  • Virginia Beach firm to manage 4 Newport News apartment complexes

    Virginia Beach firm to manage 4 Newport News apartment complexes
    Virginia Beach-based Franklin Johnston Group is expanding its management footprint on the Peninsula after seizing a Portsmouth multifamily builder's portfolio. Taylor Franklin, Franklin Johnston Group chief operating officer, said Tuesday his firm...
  • Hampton Roads police agencies quietly sharing telephone data

    Hampton Roads police agencies quietly sharing telephone data
    Several local police departments struck an agreement in early 2013 to share telephone data gathered during criminal investigations, according to a memorandum between the agencies. Police in Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Chesapeake and Suffolk are...
  • Reader feedback Sept. 27: Man hospitalized after police say he exited moving van, festivals abound in Hampton Roads, People Express flights on hold

    Police: Man hospitalized after exiting moving van A man was flown via helicopter on Friday to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after Hampton police said he exited a moving van. Officers were called to Pine Chapel Road near the entrance...