Thousands of people across the U.S. marched Saturday on President Donald Trump's 100th day in office to demand action on climate change. At the marquee event, the Peoples Climate March in Washington, D.C., tens of thousands of demonstrators made their...
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A simple question piqued Lyn Johnson's interest in genealogy. How had her family come to own land in New Kent County in the 19th century? Tired of wondering, the Newport News resident went on a search for an answer. She found the land deed and discovered...
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Newport News Police found a 27-year-old Norfolk man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when they responded to a call  in the 13200 block of Sojourner Ct. Saturday morning, according to a police news release. The man was pronounced dead at the scene....
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Hampton police are investigating a shooting Friday night, Hampton dispatch said. The call came in about 9:30 p.m. after a person was shot in the 3800 block of Shell Road, off LaSalle Avenue. The person's injuries aren't life-threatening. This story will...
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Federal waters off Virginia and other areas of the Atlantic and Arctic oceans — including marine sanctuaries — could be back in play for offshore drilling just months after they were removed "indefinitely" from possible oil and natural gas leasing....
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United Steelworkers Local 8888 honored members who have died on the job with a wreath-laying ceremony on Friday morning, while pointing out current safety concerns the union sees at Newport News Shipbuilding. Local 8888's ceremony fell on Workers'...
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There's a kind of down-home tone to General Assembly races, even in these days of big money, negative advertising and insider talk of data analytics. Door-to-door and town halls still matter. So, here are some glimpses from the campaign finance reports...
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RICHMOND — State officials have opened an inquiry at the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. A source familiar with the initial complaint said the Office of the State Inspector General is heading the inquiry and that the complaint dealt at least in part with...
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Expect a beautiful Saturday. Highs should reach 92 degrees throughout the day, with a southwest wind between 11 and 13 mph, says the National Weather Service. Saturday night should be clear, too, with lows near 72 degrees. Wind should be around 11 mph. ...
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Updated 9:20 p.m.: Zhakiya H. Davis-Smith has been found safe and unharmed, according to Portsmouth police.  No charges have been filed against her mother, Kayla Cassell.  Previously: Portsmouth police are looking for a missing 4-year-old who may have...
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A man was found dead in a ditch Friday evening, said Newport News police spokesman Randal Bailey. Officials found the man in the 700 block of City Center Boulevard, off Jefferson Avenue about 6 p.m. The man is described as in his 20s or 30s, and was...
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Traffic delays are expected in Hampton Roads Friday afternoon, the Virginia Department of Transportation is warning.  At the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel, "major delays" are expected due to congestion. Traffic is backed up southbound about one...
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A crash has closed Cook Road at Falcon Road in York County, York-County Sheriff officials said. Lanes are closed in both directions. Drivers should expect delays.
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KIRO Seattle NEWPORT NEWS , Va . - It was the catch of the day for a fish at the Virginia Living Museum. >> Read more trending news. When a young guest dropped a pacifier in the museum's Cypress Swamp exhibit earlier this week, an albino catfish caught...
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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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4/27/2017
13newsnow.com NEWPORT NEWS , Va . (WVEC) -- Low-priced grocery store ALDI has a new location open for business in Newport News. The supermarket near the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Ed Wright Lane had its grand opening Thursday. The first 100 shoppers...
4/27/2017
WAVY-TV NEWPORT NEWS , Va . (WAVY) – Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred at the Sandbar Grill and Pub Saturday night. Dispatch said the call came in at 11:47 p.m. for a stabbing in the 700 block of J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. One victim...
4/23/2017
Daily Press The future USS Indiana is a Virginia -class attack submarine that the Newport News shipyard built in a teaming arrangement with General Dynamics Electric Boat of Groton, Conn. Under terms of the Virginia -class program, each yard assembles...
4/21/2017
Newport News Police Department is participating in the initiative to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. Saturday, April 29, 2017, citizens can bring their expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs to set collection points for...
4/21/2017
wtkr.com NEWPORT NEWS , Va . – Two local men and a third from Massachusetts have been indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday. They have been indicted for a 2009 robbery and murder in Newport News, the Department of Justice said. According to...
4/19/2017