| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:14 PM
A new plan to provide more state funds for transit projects may put a dent in Hampton Roads Transit's capital projects backlog.
Brian Smith, assistant for institutional advancement to HRT President William Harrell, said the new formula, which boosts the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The 19-year-old man wanted in connection to an early Wednesday morning shooting at a Chesapeake apartment complex is in police custody, a police department spokesman said.
Robert Doyon was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his Virginia Beach home and...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:04 PM
HAMPTON – Someone asked Shaggy how he was doing on Monday morning, and he just smiled.
"I'll take 50-degree weather any day of the week," he replied — speaking as a man who is living on a school bus this week. He also is speaking from...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:14 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Early one recent morning, four crepe myrtles with 350-pound root balls wrapped in burlap lay along Orcutt Avenue between 25th and 26th streets next to deep, freshly dug holes. City landscape employees moved from one to the next,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:40 PM
There's voting early and often, and then there's registering to vote early and often.
Part of York County Voter Registrar Walt Latham's job is to make sure the first doesn't happen. That's why he's done the second.
Latham has registered three times...
| Nov 30, 2013
One week after being a key part of Lafayette High's Virginia High School League state cross country championships team title in the boys' 3A division, Konrad Steck, age 14, broke his older brother Kurtis's Virginia state record in the male 10-14 age...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:13 AM
An early Wednesday morning single-vehicle accident temporarily knocked out power to about 600 Virginia Dominion Power customers, a company spokeswoman said.
Police responded at about 9:10 a.m. to the intersection of George Washington Highway and Canal...
| Nov 25, 2013
Longer, hotter summers, more heat waves, more floods, water supply stresses, worsening air quality, more crop damage, an uptick in asthma and respiratory ills — this is a taste of what Hampton Roads and the rest of the Southeast can expect as the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:24 PM
"The WJC School Board and administration have a looming crisis of confidence due to things like poor management of construction projects, proposals for new office space when a school was renovated just for that purpose, hiding behind...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:11 PM
A Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested by Virginia Beach police Wednesday in connection to the sexual assault of two minors in the 1980s.
Keith James Pitman, 42, of the 4200 block of McArthur Road, was charged with two counts each of...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Retailers aren't the only folks getting geared up for the upcoming holiday season. Your friendly, neighborhood chamber-folk-indie-acoustic band, The Last Bison, today released a Christmas EP titled "Sleigh Ride" that's intended to ratchet up your early...