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  • Yancey named to new Hampton Roads transportation body

    Speaker of the House Bill Howell named Del. David Yancey, R-Newport News, to the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission. The speaker also named Del. Johnny Joannou, D-Portsmouth, and House Appropriations Chairman S. Chris Jones, R-...
  • Tropical Smoothie offers free smoothies on Friday

    Tropical Smoothie offers free smoothies on Friday
    Tropical Smoothie will, once again, hand out free smoothies on Friday, June 20 in celebration of "National Flip Flop Day." Customers who wear flip flops to any Tropical Smoothie location between 2 and 7 p.m. on Friday, June 20, will recieve a free 24-...
  • Crime down in Virginia, Hampton Roads | With Crime Statistics

    Crime down in Virginia, Hampton Roads | <span style=color:#ff0000><b> With Crime Statistics </b></span>
    Crime was down again in both Virginia and Hampton Roads in 2013 — with several Peninsula cities and counties experiencing sharp reductions that helped drive down the region's crime rate. The new report from the Virginia State Police shows the rate...
  • Portsmouth police identify body of man who fell into Elizabeth River

    Portsmouth police identify body of man who fell into Elizabeth River
    The body of a man who went missing in the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth Monday night was found early Tuesday morning, a police spokeswoman said. Just after 6:15 p.m. Monday, local police and fire crews were called to the 2900 block of Bayview...
  • Heat, humidity to bring temperatures to Hampton Roads that feel as high as 100

    Heat, humidity to bring temperatures to Hampton Roads that feel as high as 100
    Keep the cold drinks close by and the fans turned on — National Weather Service officials are warning that the area could get weather this week that feels 100 degrees or hotter. On Tuesday, the mercury is expected to climb into the low to mid-90s,...
  • Port of Virginia posts May volume record

    Port of Virginia posts May volume record
    Incoming and outgoing cargo at the Port of Virginia continues to set volume records. The Virginia Port Authority, which operates terminals in Portsmouth, Newport News and Norfolk, recently announced that May 2014 was its third-best month for container...
  • Home & garden briefs: Adopt a clean-up spot in June

    Throughout June, the city of Newport News is running a Keep Newport News Litter-Free campaign. The idea, said Kim Lee, a city spokeswoman, is for residents, businesses, churches, neighborhoods and civic groups to host their own community clean-up...
  • Large pieces of planned Virginia tunnel begin floating down Chesapeake Bay

    Large pieces of planned Virginia tunnel begin floating down Chesapeake Bay
    The first large, prefrabricated section of a new traffic tunnel planned in Virginia began floating down the Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore on Tuesday. Only a few feet of the concrete structure showed above the water as three tug boats pushed and pulled...
  • Stabbing at Va. Navy facility prompts lockdown, search for suspect

    A Navy facility in Virginia was on lockdown Friday as officials searched room by room for a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing at a base parking lot, officials said. The Navy identified the suspect as Petty Officer 3rd Class Wilbur Harwell,...
  • Full list of McAuliffe's University board appointments

    We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments. Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
  • Theodore Roosevelt comes to Hampton Roads

    Theodore Roosevelt comes to Hampton Roads
    When President Theodore Roosevelt came to Hampton Roads on May 30, 1906, it wasn't the energetic commander-in-chief's first visit. Nine years earlier he'd made the trip down from Washington, D.C. to witness a naval review as the Asst. Secretary of the...