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Police say the teen posted the threat against Eaton Middle School on social media on the night of December 10 and the school learned of it the next morning.
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Twenty four years ago, the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln was lacking one key element prior to its commissioning ceremony.
Jackson, who directed the Center for Innovative Technology's Applied Research Center in Newport News from 1995 to 1999, currently serves as deputy secretary of technology, named to that post by Gov. Tim Kaine and reappointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell.
The city will pay archaeologists close to $45,000 to search a downtown site where thousands of runaway slaves erected tents during the Civil War.
Newport News police are looking to arrest wanted individuals accused of various crimes in the city through a two-day fugitive sweep Thursday and Friday.
Devante Edmond, 20, of Newport News, was charged by city police with aggravated sexual battery and two counts of attempt sodomy by force.
"The students, Director and chaperons did indeed get to meet the President and he shook hands with each and everyone of us.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. _ Charlie Banks dons his working clothes for the morning _ protective white plastic coveralls with a hood, plastic booties and gloves.
Against a backdrop of Department of Defense furloughs and a 17-day government shutdown, taxable sales were largely stagnate in Virginia for the third quarter, according to the latest data from the state's department of taxation.
Quilts of Valor will be delivered to patients at the Veterans Administration hospital in Hampton Saturday by members of the Old Dudes motorcycle group.
Continuing his administration's four-year effort to make college more affordable and accessible for Virginia students, Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that his FY 2015/2016 budget will include $183.1 million over the biennium in new support of Virginia's colleges and universities.
Rail advocates envision more trains, faster trips and more reliable service by Amtrak in Virginia over the next 15 years.
A 20-year-old Newport News man was killed Tuesday night after being shot while walking in the 700 block of 33rd Street, a police spokeswoman said.
Police say 20-year-old Jamek Renal Herbert was walking with another man around 10:45 p.m. when shots rang out.