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  • Notes and notables

    A sad cycle Once again last week we were left shaking our heads at another report of senseless violence affecting young lives. In this case, it was a 17-year-old Newport News boy charged with shooting three other teens with a shotgun — two...
  • Aug. 22 Letters: Ferguson shooting

    Rush to judgment We don't know what actually happened in the shooting of a young man in Ferguson, Mo., and before I condemn the police officer, I need some answers. First, the news said he was shot in the back. As it turns out, he wasn't. Second, why...
  • Oakville farm history uncovered, dedication to be held in Newport News

    The Warwick County Historical Society and City of Newport News are holding a dedication of a historical marker for a former nineteenth century Wawick County farm called Oakville, home to several longstanding Tidewater families. The Warwick County...
  • Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches

    Gas prices continue slide as Labor Day approaches
    NEWPORT NEWS — With the Labor Day travel season approaching, those choosing to hit the roadway may not experience the level of sticker shock when fueling up at the gas pump this year. Officials with AAA Tidewater Virginia announced Wednesday...
  • Crews repair power lines, pole knocked down by moving truck in Newport News

    Crews repair power lines, pole knocked down by moving truck in Newport News
    The area of Jefferson Avenue and Morris Drive near the intersection of Mercury Boulevard was blocked for part of Thursday afternoon after a moving truck pulled down power lines, police said. The 18-wheeler was backing up into the parking lot of a...
  • Rabid cat in Poquoson attacks two people, three cats

    A cat that attacked two people and at least three other cats found in Poquoson has tested positive for rabies, health department officials said. The cat was found in the Carys Chapel Road and Wythe Creek Road of the city, attacking the people without...
  • Hampton trial date set in homicide outside nightclub

    Hampton trial date set in homicide outside nightclub
    HAMPTON — A trial date has been set for a woman charged with shooting another woman outside the Alley nightclub. Crystal Harrell, 22, of Newport News, is charged with shooting Sakinah Breathwaite in the parking lot of The Alley on Aug. 23. Her...
  • Events planned in Hampton, Newport News in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting

    At least two events are scheduled to take place on the Peninsula Wednesday in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, that has sparked national outrage. Brown, who is black, was fatally shot by Officer Darren...
  • Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'

    Christopher Newport University students volunteer for 'Day One of Service'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Kelsey Schnoebelen dipped her paint roller into a tray of primer, having nearly completed the wall at the YMCA near the James River Bridge in Newport News. She just moved onto campus at Christopher Newport University and thought it...
  • Newport News police chief consulted on defusing Ferguson tensions

    Newport News police chief consulted on defusing Ferguson tensions
    Newport News Police Chief Richard Myers was one of several police chiefs from around the nation asked to share advice with a team of Missouri state police on how to defuse the tensions in Ferguson, Mo. Myers has experience with tense community...
  • Aug. 21 Letters:Ethics reform, vendor locations

    Time for reform I have been reading for three weeks now about the court proceedings in the ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell case; it has been covered well by the Daily Press. I guess I am surprised that people making $170,000 a year could be in the financial...