Exhibit on Jefferson’s architecture weaves in slavery’s role
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — As an architect, Thomas Jefferson envisioned buildings for a new republic — not old-world kings. The domes and columns in his designs recalled ancient Greece and Rome to...
Virginia state trooper hurt during routine traffic stop
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia state trooper was hurt when his vehicle was struck by a suspected drunken driver during a routine traffic stop.
Police: Man, innocent bystander shot inside mall
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police say a shooting inside a Virginia mall wounded two people, including a female bystander.
News outlets report an argument led to the shooting at MacArthur Center in...
Father gets nearly 4 years in death of 9-month-old daughter
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man will spend nearly four years in prison for the death of his 9-month-old daughter.
Circuit Judge Joseph Migliozzi Jr. on Friday sentenced 29-year-old Kasiam...
Game and Parks to give away free milkweed seeds in Norfolk
NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — People who want to help preserve monarch butterflies can obtain free milkweed seed pods through the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Elizabeth Warren to hold town hall in Virginia
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will hold a town hall in Virginia next week.
The Massachusetts senator will be in Norfolk on Oct. 18 for a town hall at...
Electric pole fires leaves thousands without power
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A mixture of salt buildup and light rain has made power poles combustible, causing thousands to lose power in several Virginia cities.
Prosecutors: Woman defrauded immigrants seeking citizenship
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors accuse a California business owner of advertising services to help immigrants get citizenship and then pocketing her clients' money without filing any...
Gaej Walker leads Western Kentucky over Old Dominion
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gaej Walker ran 25 times for 114 yards and a touchdown to help Western Kentucky beat Old Dominion 20-3 on Saturday night.
Carter, Martin power NC A&T in 58-19 rout of Norfolk State
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Kylil Carter threw for three touchdowns and Jah-Maine Martin ran for three more to lead North Carolina A&T's 58-19 rout of Norfolk State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference...
Virginia ambulance service owner gets prison in fraud case
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The owner of an ambulance company in Virginia accused of routinely driving patients without licensed emergency medical technicians on board has been sentenced.
Coast Guard loosens rules on tattoos to boost recruiting
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is loosening its tattoo policy, reflecting increased acceptance of tattoos.
The Virginian-Pilot reports the change announced Thursday is intended to...
Report: Economic activity in Hampton Roads is still growing
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A new report suggests that economic activity in Virginia's Hampton Roads region continues to grow and will accelerate further.
East Carolina holds off late Old Dominion threat, 24-21
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Warren Saba blocked a punt for a touchdown, Horton Ahlers passed for two more and East Carolina held off Old Dominion 24-21 Saturday night.
Jennings’ late TD stakes Florida A&M in MEAC opener, 30-28
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ryan Stanley threw for 293 yards and Terrell Jennings rushed for two touchdowns, including a 6-yarder in the fourth quarter that staked Florida A&M to a 30-28 victory over...
Virginia schools head says critics created hostile workplace
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The top administrator of one of Virginia's largest school districts is complaining he faces a hostile work environment from two board members who this summer opposed...
Nebraska man killed in crash near Winside
WINSIDE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say one man has died after a two-vehicle crash in northeastern Nebraska.
The Norfolk Daily News reports that the crash happened around 9 p.m. Monday on...
Officials push for tolls on I-64
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — New tolls could be coming to Interstate 64 in the Hampton Roads area.
The Daily Press reports that state and local officials are proposing a 45-mile network of toll...
Police: 4 dead in fiery car crash at airport in Virginia
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police in Norfolk say four people are dead following a fiery car crash at the city's airport.
Police say the car was headed toward the departures area at Norfolk...
‘What is that, man?’ Navy confirms videos of flying objects
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — In one of the videos, a small object streaks across the sky before the U.S. Navy fighter jet's tracking system locks on and follows it.
Trial ordered for SEAL and Marine charged in soldier’s death
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The case against a U.S. Navy SEAL and a Marine who are charged in the hazing-related death of a Green Beret will go to trial.
Virginia sheriff ends immigrant detention program
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia sheriff has ended an agreement with federal authorities to lock up people suspected of being in the United States illegally.
Racist yearbook photo investigation cost nearly $368,000
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm's investigation into whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam appeared in a racist yearbook photo cost nearly $368,000.
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Single tickets for ‘Hamilton’ in Virginia on sale next week
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Single-ticket sales for local runs of the blockbuster musical "Hamilton" in Richmond and Norfolk go on sale next week.
$11.5M settlement in Virginia over Navy hospital birth
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The federal government has agreed to pay $11.5 million to settle a medical negligence lawsuit by a Virginia couple involving the birth of their son five years ago at a military...
Man gets 30 months in prison for crash death of passenger
STANTON, Neb. (AP) — A Norfolk man has been given 30 months in prison for the crash death of a passenger in his vehicle.
Stanton County District Court records say 25-year-old Tucker Lanz was...
Police: Suspect in 2005 Virginia student slaying arrested
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in Virginia say they have arrested the suspect in the stabbing death of a Hampton University student 14 years ago.
November sentencing set in Stanton County crash death
NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A Stanton man is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 12 for the crash death of another driver.
Stanton County Court records say 19-year-old Ried Krutz pleaded no contest...
Virginia shelter hopes facial recognition app will find pets
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An animal shelter in Virginia says it's hoping to harness the power of facial recognition to reunite missing pets with their owners.
Body cam workload overwhelms some Virginia defense attorneys
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Defense attorneys in Virginia, both court-appointed and public defenders, are struggling to keep up with the amount of police body camera video they have to review.
Atlantic Shores Christian 45, Norfolk Christian School 15
Carter throws 4 TD passes and Norfolk St. tops Virginia St.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Juwan Carter threw four touchdown passes and Norfolk State defeated Virginia State 44-21 on Saturday.
Carter, a junior and three-year starter, threw scoring passes to...
The Latest: Dorian churns north along North Carolina coast
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local):
Forecasters say Hurricane Dorian is brushing up against North Carolina as it keeps churning...
Military personnel, dependents, employees ordered off coast
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The commander of the Navy Region Mid-Atlantic has issued an emergency evacuation order for military personnel and their dependents in five North Carolina counties as Hurricane...
US Navy ships in Virginia head out to sea to avoid Dorian
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy has ordered ships based on Virginia's coast to head out to sea to avoid Hurricane Dorian.
Navy spokeswoman Elizabeth Baker said by phone Wednesday that...
Virginia gov picks panel to remove discriminatory laws
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has named nine people to a new commission designed to eliminate Jim Crow-era discriminatory language in state laws and regulations.
Military takes precautions as Dorian threatens ships, planes
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. military is taking precautions as Hurricane Dorian threatens ships and planes based on Virginia's coast.
U.S. Air Force Col. David Lopez said in a statement...
Virginia police officers on leave after handcuffing kids
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Four police officers in Virginia have been placed on paid leave after reports that they handcuffed a group of kids who were caught shoplifting.
Feds: Drug ring had enough cheap fentanyl to kill 14 million
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in Virginia said Thursday that they've taken down a multi-state drug ring and seized enough cheap fentanyl from China to kill 14 million...
Virginia fisheries officials limit anglers to 1 striped bass
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Fisheries officials in Virginia have ruled that fishermen can keep just one striped bass instead of two per day for the upcoming season.
Ex-deputy sentenced to prison for smuggling drugs into jail
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former sheriff's deputy in Virginia has been sentenced to 2½ years in federal prison on charges that he smuggled heroin, cocaine, electronic cigarettes and super glue into...
Northeast Community College fundraising for new ag facility
NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — Northeast Community College is raising money to build new agriculture facilities on the college's Norfolk campus.
Tangier Island man gets 1 year for overharvesting oysters
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A waterman from Tangier Island has been sentenced to a year in prison for overharvesting oysters.
Forty-four-year-old Gregory Parks pleaded guilty earlier this year in...