Mobile farmers markets infuse fresh foods
It doesn't take much to satisfy the 72-year-old's appetite, but she's picky about what's on her plate.
Sat May 18, 2013
Portsmouth offers interaction for special-needs students
It's story time in Laura Rieg's preschool classroom at Olive Branch Preschool in Portsmouth on Friday, May 10, 2013.
Thu May 16, 2013
Blaze simulated on Portsmouth ship to train firefighters
More than 90 firefighters from around the world are meeting this week in Portsmouth to learn how best to fight fires aboard ships.
Wed May 15, 2013
Approved Portsmouth budget cuts school funding
The City Council unanimously passed its $389 million operating budget Tuesday evening, cutting school funding but leaving the city's tax rate unchanged.
Mon May 13, 2013
Gary Sinise meets with wounded warriors after Lt. Dan Band show in Portsmouth
Portsmouth, Va .- Actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band hit the stage in Portsmouth over the weekend.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
A port first: box ship drafts 49 feet of water
The Virginia Port Authority announced that the port complex topped its own East Coast record on Saturday when a fully loaded Mediterranean Shipping Co.
Teen shot to death in Portsmouth
A 60-year-old Portsmouth man is now facing murder charges in the shooting death of a family member, police tell NewsChannel 3. On May 12, 2013 at approximately 11:20 p.m., Portsmouth police received 911 calls related to gunshots in the area of the 3700 block of Magnolia Drive.
Sat May 11, 2013
Every year, former military brats party like it's 1969
Anna Piemontese Bonomo, center, shares a laugh with Cindy Lee, center right, during the 30th annual reunion of Naples High School students at Ray and Cindy Lee's home in Suffolk on May 11, 2013.
One week of biking (and ferrying) to work
Pilot reporter Dave Forster parked his car for a week and made the Portsmouth-to-Norfolk commute using his bike.
Fri May 10, 2013
Virginia gubernatorial hopefuls tout tax reform
A new ranking of Virginia's business tax burden as one of the lowest in the nation arrives as taxes have become a key issue in the governor's race.
Naval shipyards may be exempt from furloughs
A top defense official says workers at the Navy's four public shipyards could be given a special exemption from budget-related furloughs.
Thu May 09, 2013
Former Portsmouth Mayor Bernard Griffin dies
Griffin served on the council from 1992 through 2004. He was appointed mayor after the recall of former Mayor James Holley and served from July through October 2010.
Wed May 08, 2013
Showing up at decision time
The eyes of the nation have already turned to Virginia's gubernatorial race, one of only two such contests in the country and the only competitive one.
Fleet Owner Magazine
Virginia judge rules against plan to impose tolls on tunnels
A Circuit Court Judge in Virginia ruled that the state General Assembly exceeded its power when it allowed the highway department to impose tolls at two existing tunnels to help pay for a new tunnel connecting Norfolk and Portsmouth, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal .
Tue May 07, 2013
Students flock to Virginia for steelpan festival
The second weekend in May brings hundreds of pan students to the Virginia coast for beaches, fun, sun, and great pan.
A memorial for fallen officers was held Tuesday at St. Mark Missionary Church in Portsmouth.
Mon May 06, 2013
Judge calls detention of coal ship "very arbitrary"
The coal ship Antonis G. Pappadakis, docked at Portsmouth Marine Terminal in Portsmouth on April 30.
Musicians from Hampton Roads suing Bieber, Usher for copyright lawsuit
Devin Copeland of Chesapeake and Mareio Overton of Portsmouth claim the song "Somebody to Love" contains numerous lyrical and stylistic similarities to the song they wrote in 2008 by the same name.
Sun May 05, 2013
Norfolk hosts "Rev it up for Relay for Life"
Bikers rode to raise money for breast cancer in the "Rev it up for Relay for Life." The Norfolk Sheriff's office puts on the event each year, raising thousands of dollars for Relay for Life.