How the new military budget affects Navy warships
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0400
President Barack Obama's proposed budget, rolled out on Tuesday, could have major long-term effects on the warships that call Norfolk home - and the shipyards that build and maintain them. The Navy today has 283 warships, about 60 of them homeported here.
Suffolk police investigating collision involving cruiser
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:03:02 -0400
SUFFOLK Police on Sunday were investigating a three-car collision that included a police vehicle. The incident happened at 4:38 p.m. at Portsmouth Boulevard and Suburban Drive.
Acquisition sets stage for Wells Theatre’s next act
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:17:16 -0400
NORFOLK The century-old Wells Theatre, owned by a North Carolina company since 1935, has been given to the city. The donation will not increase the city’s expenses and lightens the budget of the resident theater company by about $12,000 per year, said Keith Stava, managing director of the Virginia Stage Company.
Doctor who co-founded Chesapeake hospital dies
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:00:48 -0400
CHESAPEAKE In the late 1950s, a young doctor in South Norfolk started talking about a dream to give the people of Chesapeake their own hospital. Many said it couldn't be done.
Sculpture found at park prompts search for clues
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 21:52:28 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH Laura Horan and her dog Blue were out for an afternoon jaunt at First Landing State Park on March 1. The 3-year-old Doberman, who was running through the woods and up and down dunes, came back whining.
I-264 pedestrian bridge removal begins MondayPage 1 of 9 pages 1 2 3 > Last »
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:31:03 -0400
PORTSMOUTH Crews will remove the Interstate 264 pedestrian bridge near Frederick Boulevard tonight. As a result of the work, I-264 will close in both directions from 9 tonight until 4 a.m. Tuesday between Frederick Boulevard and Portsmouth Boulevard, according to a news release from Elizabeth River Crossings, which is handling the project. Detours will be set up.
18-year-old Beach woman dies in six-car crash
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:30:46 -0400
HAMPTON An 18-year-old Virginia Beach woman died in a multivehicle crash on Interstate 64. The wreck around 11:48 p.m. Saturday involved six vehicles near the Armistead Avenue exit on eastbound I-64, according to Virginia State Police. Briana Luckenbill, a front-seat passenger, was severely injured and later died at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.
Health insurance info events offered in Norfolk
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:24:07 -0400
The Hampton Roads Community Health Center will hold information sessions Tuesday and Thursday for people interested in signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's marketplace. The last day to sign up is March 31.
Schooner Virginia prepares for sailing season
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:16:02 -0400
Our local tall ship, the schooner Virginia, is getting ready for the sailing season with a new slate of programs. After a search of several years for a financial formula that works, the ship is focusing its mission on education. "This year is the most pivotal year the ship has ever had," Capt. Hank Moseley said. Moseley took a few questions about what's new this year.
Shooting into Norfolk home injures one person
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:14:01 -0400
A shooter on the street opened fire into a Norfolk home this morning, injuring one person inside. Norfolk police received a call at 8:44 a.m. that someone had fired into a home on the 1200 block of Maltby Avenue, said police spokeswoman Karen Parker-Chesson. The injury was not life- threatening, she said.
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