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Defendant kicked out of Hampton courtroom before trial
DailyPress.com / Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:19:00 GMT
Murder trial goes on without defendant after he refuses to participate in his trialHAMPTON — A defendant in a first-degree murder case was kicked out of a Hampton courtroom Tuesday after declaring the trial against him illegal and refusing to answer questions from a judge.
New Norfolk sewer pipe stored in Lafayette River
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:52:03 -0400
NORFOLK Before running an 1,800-foot sewage pipe deep under a river, you first have to fuse it together. Piece by 50-foot plastic piece. As it grows, you'll need a place to store it. A big place. Like the Lafayette River. Good thing it floats.
Mourning South Korea pulls team from Tattoo
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:33:14 -0400
NORFOLK A nation in mourning has called its musicians home. South Korea has pulled its team from the Virginia International Tattoo, which starts Thursday at Scope. After last week's ferry capsizing, "It didn't seem appropriate for us to participate in such festivities," said Byungjin Kang, a 26-year-old corporal assigned to the traditional army band of the Republic of Korea.
Weather: Sunny and windy, with increased fire danger
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:57:21 -0400
Breezy and dry conditions will mean there is an increased fire danger across the region today, especially in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
Forbes: More cuts will undermine U.S. security
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:12:51 -0400
SUFFOLK U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes took the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter up for a spin Tuesday. He performed a barrel roll, shot down an enemy plane and safely landed on the deck of an aircraft carrier - all without loosening his tie or breaking into a sweat.
State lawmakers to reconvene—but not likely for longPage 1 of 30 pages 1 2 3 > Last »
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:07:51 -0400
RICHMOND Fractious Virginia lawmakers gathering at the State Capitol today can respond to Gov. Terry McAuliffe's legislative amendments and vetoes - but not to a budget bill, since the state still doesn't have one. Lacking that, this veto session - as the General Assembly's April interlude is known - could be brief, yet long enough for some partisan potshots.
Special needs kids get active at Norfolk event
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:11:42 -0400
NORFOLK Karla Mihok paced the sidelines of Old Dominion University’s Foreman Field, cheering on her daughter. Katharine, 8, wasn’t wearing cleats, or a uniform, for that matter.
Norfolk budget proposal: Raises, stable real estate tax
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:34:23 -0400
NORFOLK All employees get raises and the real estate tax remains the same in a budget outlined for the City Council on Tuesday. City Manager Marcus Jones' $1.2 billion plan for fiscal 2015 calls for more than $812 million in general fund spending, a decrease of about $5 million from this year.
TRAFFIC: Roadway maintenance closes right travel lanes on several interstates
DailyPress.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:02:00 GMT
At the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, Interstate 64 westbound traffic is backed up more than four miles to First View Avenue
Norfolk authorities looking for suspect in string of thefts
DailyPress.com / Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:35:00 GMT
Norfolk authorities are looking for a man they believe is tied to several thefts at Eastern Virginia Medical Center.