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  • Construction of youth sports field to begin in Newport News

    NEWPORT NEWS — The former site of South Morrison Elementary School will soon be home to a professional-size sports field for young people. Construction of the field, called TowneBank Athletic Park, begins Wednesday. Mayor McKinley Price and U.S....
  • It's in the budget: $10,312,010 for Newport News city jail

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. It will cost the city $10.3 million to staff and equip the downtown city jail this...
  • Adams Shoe Store in Grafton closing after 28 years

    Adams Shoe Store in Grafton closing after 28 years
    Adams Shoe Store in Washington Square shopping center in Grafton plans to close Aug. 30 after 28 years, the owner confirmed. The Newport News store will remain open. "The slow economy, of course, has hurt," said owner Norman Shields, 54, of York County....
  • Police identify two teenagers found dead at Saunders Elementary School in Newport News, 17-year-old arrested

    Police identify two teenagers found dead at Saunders Elementary School in Newport News, 17-year-old arrested
    NEWPORT NEWS — A 17-year-old Newport News male is facing second-degree murder charges after two teenage boys were found fatally shot Thursday morning in the parking lot of Saunders Elementary School in Newport News and another 17-year-old remains...
  • Williamsburg, Smithfield Farm Fresh stores may be affected by data breach

    Williamsburg, Smithfield Farm Fresh stores may be affected by data breach
    Farm Fresh patrons worried that their personal credit and debit card information may have been compromised after a recent data breach can have their concerns and questions fielded by the grocery store chain.  Officials with SuperValu, which owns Farm...
  • Local schools awarded nearly $3 million to fund programs for at-risk students

    Four schools in Newport News and one in Hampton were recently awarded a total of nearly $3 million to fund programs for at-risk students over the next three years. The Virginia Department of Education's 21st Century Learning Center grants were open to...
  • The only way forward

    We remain bullish on the promise of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, despite some coughing and sputtering since its formation. The group was created to handle the funding for the region's most pressing road projects, and we...
  • From Virginia, another idea for reversing crab decline

    The latest idea for pulling Chesapeake blue crabs back from the brink of disaster — a fascinating and frustrating subject about which everyone seems to have an opinion — comes from the watermen who harvest and sell crabs in the Virginia end of...
  • Newport News man accused of hitting neighbor with bat during argument

    Newport News man accused of hitting neighbor with bat during argument
    A Newport News man was arrested Saturday night following an argument that resulted in a neighbor being struck in the head with a baseball bat, police said. Stewart Avery Botkin, 50, of the 100 block of Deep Creek Road , was charged with malicious...
  • Hampton police investigating report of Friday robbery

    A 28-year-old man reported to Hampton police Friday that he was robbed while walking near Kecoughtan Road and LaSalle Avenue. About 6:10 p.m., the victim, of Newport News, was approached by an unknown person with a gun who demanded his belongings,...
  • Check out the latest lease announcements in Hampton Roads

    Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate announced its latest lease transactions in Hampton Roads. 1. Hertz has renewed its lease on 1,200 square feet of retail space at 1765 Parkview Drive in Chesapeake. 2. Chrystal African Braids has leased 750 square...