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Newport News City Council members voted Tuesday to tighten the rules that govern what they can and can't charge the city when it comes to conference trip expenses, meals where they discuss city business and mileage.
A Newport News elementary school was briefly placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon as city police responded to a report of shots close to a neighboring gas station, a school spokeswoman said.
Newport News has the 4th largest police department in all of Virginia, with 440 sworn officers serving a population of more than 187,000.
The Culinary Institute of Virginia is staging a Peninsula Culinary Clash on the afternoon of Friday, March 14, to officially open its City Center campus in Newport News .
This image from a surveillance camera shows the women leaving Target on Jefferson Avenue about an hour after the cards were stolen from a woman at Trader Joes.
The James River Expedition has High School students paddling down the James River to Chickahominy Riverfront Park by canoes.
I live in Stoneybrook Estates in Denbigh . I read an article - it's been a couple of years now - and it said right outside Stoneybrook they were supposed to do a road through the dump area, and it's supposed to go down to Jefferson Avenue.
Just after 5:20 p.m., crews responded to the 4100 block of Newsome Drive, where they found that an electrical panel failure caused a small fire in the wall, according to a news release from Newport News Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve Pincus.
Police spokesman Harold Eley says a 53-year-old woman was driving a Dodge Caravan on Warwick Boulevard around 8:30 p.m. when she came from the far-right lane and attempted to turn left at 64th Street.
If an employee attends a conference, for example, there's a manual that governs what are acceptable expenses to reimburse and what must be paid out of pocket.
John Moses Ragin speaks during his extradition hearing in South Carolina on Sept.
Prime Care Medical Group in Oyster Point, a family practice run by Roger M. Phillips MD, has summarily closed its doors.
Around 7:30 p.m., officers were called to Williamsburg Chrysler in the 3000 block of Richmond Road for a possible burglary, according to Greg Riley with the Williamsburg Police Department.
Newport News Police have connected the same man to two separate sexual assaults in the city and are asking for additional victims to come forward.
A Hampton man has been arrested in connection with two sexual assaults in Newport News earlier this year.
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD: This afternoon, we'll hear more about the Pentagon's Quadrennial Defense Review when Christine Wormuth, nominated to become DoD's next policy chief, speaks at CSIS.