All lanes of I-64 westbound are blocked near Humelsine Parkway in York County after a tractor-trailer overturned Thursday morning, according to VDOT.  All traffic is being diverted to Route 199 at mile marker 242, according to VDOT. Major delays should...
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Isle of Wight County is reducing some of its financial incentives for Keurig Green Mountain Coffee Roasters by 20 percent after the company spent $36 million less than it pledged to on capital investments during a four-year time frame. In 2012, the...
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Overall, the picture looks rosy enough: Virginia is on track to hit its pollution-reduction targets to help restore the Chesapeake Bay. But the devil is in the details. Virginia has made such "incredible progress" in upgrading its sewage treatment plants...
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The United Way of the Virginia Peninsula launched a new agenda, and it moves beyond being a fundraiser for nonprofits. "United Way is back," local United Way President and CEO Steven S. Kast said. "We want to be that convener backbone organization that...
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Thursday should be sunny and warm, says the National Weather Service. Highs will reach 92 degrees, and a light wind will blow about 8 mph.  At night, clouds will roll in and lows will hit 76 degrees.  To check the forecast for your neighborhood, visit...
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The Hampton School Board unanimously approved a policy Wednesday night to allow high school students to charge one breakfast and one lunch when their accounts have insufficient funds. Current practice is that when there is not enough money in the account...
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School officials have accepted one of two bids received for repairs to the damaged gym roof on Lee-Jackson Elementary School. After receiving no bids last month, Mathews County Public Schools had to re-issue a request for proposals to fix the roof, which...
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Dante Alvarado and Tyler Moore have a lot in common. Their wives are sisters and their babies are due less than a month apart. The men both were born and raised on the Peninsula and now live minutes from each other in Isle of Wight County. They both also...
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A woman has been arrested in connection to a fire at a Norfolk Dollar Tree Wednesday morning, officials said. About 8 a.m., employees told fire crews there was a fire in the aisle near the back of the store in the 7600 block of Granby Street, said...
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A swim advisory has been issued for Hilton, Anderson and Huntington Park beaches in Newport News after water bacteria levels exceeded state standards, a news release from the Peninsula Health District stated.  Samples were taken Tuesday, and the water...
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Agents with the Virginia State Police and two federal agencies spent several hours at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport on Tuesday interviewing employees about "matters of the airport," the airport's current chief said. Sandy Wanner, the...
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The aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford will be commissioned Saturday, July 22, at Naval Station Norfolk, according to the Navy. With the commissioning, it will become the USS Gerald R. Ford. The $12.9 billion warship, the first of a new generation of...
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store June 20 Daily Press The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control provided the latest stats on the top-selling liquor brands in Hampton Roads during the 2015 fiscal year. The data does not include distillery stores and encompasses ABC...
6/15/2017
On June 24, 2017 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Spike’s K9 Fund will be on-hand with volunteers and members of the Newport News Police Department to repair the Newport News Police K9 Obstacle Course.
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6/15/2017
Beginning tonight, Thursday, June 15, 2017 through Sunday, June 18, 2017 and again Thursday, June 22, 2017 through Saturday, June 24, 2017, the Newport News Police Department will conduct increased DUI patrol operations.
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6/15/2017
The Daily Press publishes a "Weekly Wanted" page in the paper that identifies suspects that are wanted by the Newport News and Hampton police departments.
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6/15/2017
... Thursday, including stores at 2000 W. Mercury Blvd. and at 6196 Providence Road in Virginia Beach. Another nine Lidl stores are expected to open in Virginia this summer, including a store at 11076 Warwick Blvd. near Harpersville Road in Newport...
6/15/2017
On June 10th, 2017 at 9:34 PM, Newport News Communications received a call of an auto-pedestrian accident at the intersection of Oyster Point Road and Jefferson Avenue.
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6/14/2017
About 6:30 A.M. May 31, 2017, after being notified of a Virginia State Police incident, a Newport News Police Department detective observed suspicious activity at the Walmart at 6111 Jefferson Avenue.
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6/2/2017
On June 1st, 2017 at approximately 10:34 PM, Newport News Communications received a report of an accident on the Bland Boulevard Overpass. The accident involved a 2010 Toyota Camry and a moped.
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6/2/2017