Hampton Roads

Railroad once connected downtown Norfolk to remote hunting grounds of what is now Virginia Beach

Imagine hopping on a train near your rural home to commute to work at Princess Anne Courthouse or to do some shopping in downtown Norfolk.<p>While this …

Virginia Beach

Dukes Fall 8-7 in Extras at William & Mary

Story Links<p>Next Game:<p>at William & Mary<p>4/23/2017 - 10 a.m.<p><b>WILLIAMSBURG, Va.</b> – Despite a go-ahead, two-run home run in the ninth by junior third …

William & Mary Tribe

Williamsburg open houses to check out this weekend

Check out apartments asking from $669,000 to $1.099 million<p><i>Welcome to the weekly</i> <i>Open House Tour</i><i>, because who doesn't love a little real estate gawking? This time around, we're looking at what's on the market in Williamsburg.</i><p>↑ A two-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex with a private balcony is asking under …

Williamsburg

Where are college basketball's best transfers going for 2017-18 season?

Transfer season is in full swing. The full list is nearing 500 names, and more players are being added every day. All offseason long, we'll be …

Old Dominion Monarchs

Made in Hampton Roads: Massimo Zanetti feeds coffee-drinkers caffeine needs from Suffolk HQ

Before that cup of coffee warmed your caffeinated (or de-caffed) heart, there’s a good chance it got its start in Suffolk at the corporate …

Coffee

Around the Bases: BC beats NC State in ALS Game at Fenway Park (4/22)

<b>Boston</b> <b>College</b> <b>8, NC State 3</b><p>In Boston, Jacob Yish and Michael Strem each drove in two runs, and Jacob Stevens pitched into the seventh inning as Boston …

Old Dominion Monarchs

Iverson all-star Alexander-Walker embraces Buzz Williams' life-school approach at VT

Nickeil Alexander-Walker was impressed by Virginia Tech’s exponential improvement in 2015-16. The following summer, he bonded with Hokies assistant …

NBA

How a Gift of Coke Shares Helped Make These Colleges Richer - Bloomberg

College endowments are increasingly complex. To stretch for higher returns and take advantage of their long time horizons, university money managers …

Williamsburg

Celebrating Ella's influence

Several celebrations across Newport News to honor the centennial of Ella Fitzgerald's birth culminate with the 19th annual Ella Fitzgerald Music …

Jazz

JET Presents: JET Beauty of the Week 4/19 – Summer Wheaton

That’s right, y’all, the legendary JET Beauty of the Week is back! Keeping up with years of tradition, <i>JET</i> is looking for the best, brightest, boldest …

Street Style

No doubt some who are happy with Bill O'Reilly's fall still treat Bill Clinton like a rock star

On Tuesday, The Huffington Post reported that a “few dozen” demonstrators had gathered outside of Fox headquarters in New York, demanding that the …

Sexism

Baseball Set to Host CAA Weekend Series With JMU

Players Mentioned<p>Bio<p>Charley Gould#231B/C6' 2"210 lbsSr.<p>Bio<p>Charles Ameer#30OF/RHP6' 3"185 lbsSr.<p>Bio<p>Ryan Hall#5OF5' 10"175 lbsJr.<p>Bio<p>Cullen Large#4INF6' …

William & Mary Tribe

Juvenile great white shark is 5 miles or less from an Outer Banks beach

WAVES, N.C.<p>A juvenile great white shark surfaced 5 miles or less from the beach Wednesday night.<p>Manhattan, who was 5-foot, 3-inches long and weighed …

Outer Banks

Time says Gavin Grimm is one of the world's most influential people

Nearly two years after suing Gloucester County schools over its restroom use policy, 17-year-old transgender student Gavin Grimm has been named one …

LGBTQ

WR Damon Hazelton announces decision to transfer to Tech from Ball State

Virginia Tech continued to hit the transfer market Thursday to bring in new talent at wide receiver, adding Damon Hazelton from Ball State.<p>Hazelton, …

College Football

Williamsburg families won't name mohels after babies get herpes

The New York City Health Department said it cannot complete an investigation into who it says infected four infants with herpes through a Jewish …

Williamsburg

Former Boys Girls Club employee accused of indecent liberties with teen

less<p>YORKTOWN, Va. (WVEC) -- A former Boys & Girls Club employee is accused of sex crimes against a 14-year-old club member.<p>According to court …

Crime

For Earth Day, Learn About Local Science

On a sunny Spring day last week, I met two Northern River Otters called Moe and Molly at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News, a few towns over from where I live.<p>They were introduced to me by George Mathews, curatorial director of the VLM — and friend, especially, to Moe.<p>As a youngster, Moe, …

Williamsburg

Union Mission in Norfolk celebrates 125 years of helping the homeless

What Union Mission provides hasn’t changed since 1892.<p>“Hope,” said the Rev. John Gray Jr., its executive director.<p>And his goal, as the Christian …

Virginia Beach

Maryland baseball blanks William & Mary, 6-0

Thanks to solid efforts by a pool of relievers, Maryland baseball cruised to a 6-0 win over William & Mary on Tuesday.<p>When these teams met on March …

William & Mary Tribe

Isle of Wight sheriff: Salary range hinders recruitment efforts

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office is struggling to recruit deputies due to a decreasing number of applicants and the office's salary range, …

Policing

Hooker's on-field transition to college hasn't always been smooth, but he's making strides

When he enrolled in January at Virginia Tech, Hendon Hooker didn't figure the vantage point where he'd gain early lasting impressions of his football …

College Football

When Rising Seas Transform Risk Into Certainty

<b>I</b>n 1909, a group of Virginia developers placed an ad in The Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch announcing the creation of a subdivision that — because it was built on a pair of peninsulas where the Lafayette and Elizabeth Rivers poured into Chesapeake Bay — came to be known as Larchmont-Edgewater. The …

Insurance

6-Year-Old Science Prodigy Hosts Trending Podcast

"When I'm not studying hard in 1st grade, I'm working on my podcast." That's the adorable Twitter tagline of six-year-old podcaster Nate Butkus, who …

Environment

Megabus is coming to Virginia Beach and a Norfolk stop is in the works

VIRGINIA BEACH<p>By the end of May, residents will have a new option to get to major cities like Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia.<p>Megabus, a …

Virginia Beach

"One good chomp": 17-year-old from Virginia Beach bitten by shark while surfing

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FLA.<p>Keanan Perry has always been fascinated by sharks.<p>But his first encounter with one didn't go so well.<p>While surfing on Friday …

Virginia Beach

Trump's "armada" finally heading to Korea – and may stay a while

BEIJING<p>It was supposed to be steaming towards North Korea more than a week ago, an "armada" signaling American resolve. Then it wasn't.<p>Now, it seems …

North Korea

Andy Linn to resume as Lafayette High football coach and resign as Rams athletic director

Andy Linn was best known in his football playing days for blocking on the William and Mary offensive line. On Tuesday he completed a reversal the …

College Football

Navy officer charged with hazing, maltreatment

NORFOLK<p>A Navy officer has been charged with hazing and maltreatment for engaging in a pattern of verbal and emotional abuse and taking reprisal …

Policing

VT's Babcock loses trusted deputy as Reed-Francois heads to UNLV

Among Whit Babcock’s coups as Virginia Tech athletic director was re-recruiting Bud Foster. He entrusted a major component of that high-wire act to …

New Haven