Survey: Va. kids’ well-being better; poverty rate up
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Virginia moved up two notches to ninth in the country in an annual survey of the overall well-being of children, but the state's child poverty rate worsened. The Annie E. Casey Foundation has been doing the Kids Count survey for 25 years, using indicators that reflect health, education and economic security.
U.S. 58 in Chesapeake reopened after tanker crash
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:16:32 -0400
CHESAPEAKE The eastbound lanes of U.S. 58/West Military Highway were closed for hours Monday while emergency crews worked to clear a tanker truck from a ditch.
Portsmouth auditor defends his work
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:01:21 -0400
PORTSMOUTH City Auditor Jesse Andre Thomas defended his recent work to City Council members in a meeting Monday, after a Virginian-Pilot article reported that the work bore similarities to the Chesapeake auditor's. Thomas stressed to council members that the audits he plans to conduct this year were chosen based on an analysis of Portsmouth city data - not by piggybacking off another locality.
Weather: Mostly cloudy with temps around 85
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:55:00 -0400
It should be mostly cloudy today with highs around 85 degrees. Scattered thunderstorms that could bring locally heavy rainfall are possible in parts of northeastern North Carolina, according to the National Weather Service. The hazardous weather outlook included Bertie, Chowan, Hertford, Gates, Northampton, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties.
Tiny mistake leads to big fine for Virginia Beach
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:07:51 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH OK, take a deep breath and slug back an extra cup of coffee before reading on. You'll need it.
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PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:57:06 -0400
CHESAPEAKE City officials call it a conundrum: how to provide water and sewer to new developments without overburdening residents who can't afford to connect to those utilities. The City Council will wade into the issue today, taking up proposals to make it easier to expand utility service in growing areas while protecting the rights of residents to decline.
That thing you’re feeling? Most likely, it’s happiness
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:49:06 -0400
Maybe we're still basking in the afterglow of Pharrell Williams' blockbuster song. Or the recent visit of the big "Rubber Duck." Whatever the reason, a new study ranked Hampton Roads No. 2 on the happy scale among large regions in the country.
Virginia Beach man gets 10 years for manslaughter
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:23:34 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH Nijel Isaiah Chambers was just 17 when he was charged with shooting and killing a father of two after an argument. But he'll still serve 10 years in prison, the maximum sentence for voluntary manslaughter, Circuit Judge H. Thomas Padrick decided Monday.
Police: Man tried to take infant at gunpoint in Va. Beach
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:23:12 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH Police have arrested a 48-year-old man and charged him with trying to abduct an infant Monday morning.
Second man charged in Jason Ave. killing in Norfolk
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:48:53 -0400
NORFOLK Police have charged a second man in a shooting death last Wednesday on Jason Avenue. Roy Turner, 29, is charged with murder, robbery, possessing and transporting firearms as a convicted felon and use or display of a firearm in a felony, police said. Turner, who lives in the 8400 block of Capeview Ave., is being held without bond.
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