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3 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
The Upper School Chorus, Show Choir and Orchestra at Ranney School, under the direction of instructors Tess Nielsen, Dorothy Sobieski and John Doyle, traveled to Williamsburg, Virginia April 11-13 for the Heritage Music Festival.
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8 hrs ago | Navy Times
Problems with a parts supplier and the need to modify certain design features led the Navy to announce Wednesday that the commissioning of the new nuclear-powered attack submarine North Dakota won't take place at the end of May as scheduled.
12 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
A man wanted in connection to a March auto-pedestrian crash in Newport News was arrested by Hampton Police Tuesday afternoon.
14 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk
It happened around 8 a.m. eastbound at Jefferson Avenue, forcing police to close two lanes during the morning commute.
18 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
A local homeless shelter operator turned to the City Council on Tuesday about seven hours after regional consortium of aid agencies deemed it ineligible for $65,000 from a $1.2 million pot of federal and state dollars.
22 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
In the past year two City Council members have borrowed city cars for a combined 169 days, according to records obtained by the Daily Press.
Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks.
A 27-year-old man who prosecuters said admitted to being a member of a Newport News gang pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to racketeering and firearm charges.
A woman was taken to a hospital this morning when a bullet went through the wall of her apartment and hit her in the face.
Jim Ridenhour, a retired Newport News, Va., firefighter, discovered that when he turned to metal scrapping as a way to pay for his daughter's wedding about two years ago.
Driving a test pile Long before actual construction on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel began in September 1960, engineers conducted months of test borings to determine the soil conditions along the crossing's route.
That's how poet Lucy Baldwin of Newport News described her inspiration for writing during an interview this month at her home.
Teddy Roosevelt died in 1919. Doris Kearns Goodwin was not born until 1943, but to hear her tell it, she spent the better part of seven years living with the legendary U.S. president.
Old Point National Bank on Warwick Blvd. near Tabbs Lane sustained some structural damage after it was struck by a car in an accident just after 3:20 p.m. Monday, dispatchers said.
A 27-year-old man pleaded guilty today to the use of a firearm that resulted in the death of a 46-year-old man in 2010.