The aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford will come to life today in a commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, a time-honored tradition that will usher in a new generation of naval sea power. Ship sponsor Susan Ford Bales will make the call to send...
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Sean Spicer had not fully moved into his West Wing office in January when he interrupted an informal chat with reporters to show off a prized new possession - the ceremonial White House press secretary flak jacket passed down by his predecessors. It was...
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A Williamsburg-area lawyer was sentenced to four years in federal prison Thursday for taking part in a scheme in which conspirators made hundreds of thousands of dollars off fraudulent time-share transactions. Deborah M. Wagner, 45, of James City, also...
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Just in time for the weekend, temperatures are expected to soar.  Once again, a hazardous weather warning is in place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., says the National Weather Service.  Hot weather and high humidity is expected and potentially...
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The challenge before Rob Wyman and his filmmaking team: Tell a century of history in just 45 minutes. The resulting documentary — "Celebrating 100 Years of NASA Langley: A Storied Legacy, a Soaring Future" — went up on YouTube early this week and has...
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Update, July 22 6:30 a.m., Officials continue to search for a 13-year-old boy who went missing from Gloucester Point Beach Friday afternoon, according to Gloucester dispatch. Previously A 13-year-old boy is missing out of Gloucester Friday night,...
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A Chesapeake woman went into a 7-Eleven for a cup of coffee, and left with a winning Virginia Lottery ticket. Tiffany Brinkley bought the ticket for the Virginia Lottery's Win it All Doubler scratcher game at the 7-Eleven at 7931 Halprin Drive in...
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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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Ah, June. Summer comes and what's more natural than for a Virginia legislator's thoughts, especially in an odd-numbered year, to turn to ... money. Spring and summer of an election year are when candidates concentrate on fundraising, and the new round of...
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Norfolk firefighters battled a blaze in the Norview area of the city Friday morning, an official said. About 6:30 a.m., a man called 911 to report that his house was on fire, Battalion Chief Julian Williamson said in an emailed news release.  He was...
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Lane closures are scheduled in the region between July 23-29, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation news release.  Drivers should expect the following delays and closures: I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County: Segment I: ...
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A 14-year-old Hampton teen has been charged after a motorcyclist was struck by a SUV, officials said.  About 6 a.m. Sunday, a 29-year-old Hampton man was hit by a car while he was riding his motorcycle near Woodland Road and Woodcrest Drive, police...
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An armed man robbed Point Plaza Suites at City Center in Newport News early Thursday morning, police said. Officers responded shortly before 3:30 a.m. to the hotel at 950 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard to a report of a robbery, according to police spokesman...
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A woman's car was shot while she was driving in Newport News Thursday night, police said. The incident happened about 11:30 p.m. in the area of 20th Street and Oak Avenue, according to police spokesman Lou Thurston. A 22-year-old Newport News woman told...
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A Circuit Court judge sided with the Peninsula Airport Commission on Thursday in a dispute with its former restaurant provider, declining to reverse another judge's earlier ruling that the board could legally terminate the restaurant company's lease. In...
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Smokin' Joe's BBQ on Route 17 in York County closed, WYDaily.com reports. Court documents show the restaurant was behind on rent and evicted. Read the full WYDaily.com story here.
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This weekend, Friday, July 21, 2017 through Saturday, July 22, 2017 and again Friday, July 28, 2017 through Saturday, July 29, 2017, the Newport News Police Department will conduct increased DUI patrol operations.
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The Hampton Planning Commission voted to impose restrictions on the use of some 111 acres of city-owned land west and south of Langley Air Force Base to ensure there aren't too many people living or working close to the base's runway approaches.The...
7/20/2017
wtkr.com NEWPORT NEWS , Va . – A 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle. On Saturday just after 3 p.m., police received a call of an auto-pedestrian crash in the 15200 block of Warwick Blvd. Officers located the teen,...
7/15/2017