Stephanie Harris on I-64 widening project

Public hearing set for I-64 widening project

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — If you’ve driven from the Peninsula to Richmond, you know about the regular traffic congestion. Especially in the summertime…

Anita Blanton on cargo ship cleared to leave

Grounded ship released into open water

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The cargo ship that ran aground last week has finally been cleared by the Coast Guard to continue on its way.

The Ornak rolled in to shallow wa…

Stolen safe recovered on April 22, 2014. (Image provided by the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office)

Stolen safe found in Currituck County

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – North Carolina police have recovered a safe that was stolen from a business in Currituck County in December 2013.

Deputies said …

Check fraud investigation in Newport News. (Images provided by the Newport News Police Department)

Check fraud suspects sought in NN

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police are asking for help identifying people involved in check fraud in Newport News.

Harold Eley with the Newport News Police Department s…

Master at Arms, 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo

Sailor killed on USS Mahan to receive medal

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The Sailor who was killed on the USS Mahan last month will be awarded one of the rarest military decorations.

Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mar…

FILE - In this May 1, 2012, file photo, a police lieutenant swings his baton at Occupy Wall Street activists in New York. This photo is among the many put on Twitter in response to a New York Police Department request for Twitter users to share pictures of themselves posing with police officers. The NYPD sent a tweet on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, saying it might feature the photographs on its Facebook page. The responses soon turned ugly when Occupy Wall Street tweeted a photograph of cops battling protesters with the caption "changing hearts and minds one baton at a time." Similar photos of harsh treatment by the New York City police followed. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

NYC police head: We won’t quit social media

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the New York Police Department admits he was caught off guard by the harsh response to a harmless attempt at community outreach on Twitter.


First lady Michelle Obama smiles as she is applauded by Jill Biden, center, former North Carolina Sen. Elizabeth Dole, right, and others, before speaking at an event for caregivers of veterans, Friday, April 11, 2014,  in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The first lady and the wife of Vice President Joe Biden announced new steps by private and public sector organizations to help ease the heavy burden on what many say is a vital but largely invisible workforce.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has announced a new online effort to link soldiers leaving the military with jobs that match their skill sets.

She sa


Photos: Coast Guard STEM event

The Coast Guard hosted a science, technology, engineering and math event at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth for local students interested in careers in these course of st…