Suffolk schools plan to outsource custodians trashed
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:47:04 -0500
SUFFOLK After months of debate that some say pitted cost-savings against low-wage workers, the School Board on Thursday night swept away plans to pursue outsourcing custodial services.
Va. health agency warns of imminent rise in norovirus
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:55:22 -0500
The state Department of Health is advising Virginia to expect a rise in cases of norovirus, a contagious stomach bug, during the next few weeks. The department uses data from past years and current information from emergency rooms and urgent care centers to forecast when outbreaks might increase.
HRT reveals plans for more bus, ferry hours
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:46:53 -0500
NORFOLK Hampton Roads Transit on Thursday unveiled the expanded bus and ferry hours that it will offer when the Downtown and Midtown tunnels are tolled.
Hearings scheduled on plan to raise HRT base fares
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:15:29 -0500
Residents and public transit users will have eight chances next month to voice their opinions on proposed fare hikes to bus, light rail and ferry service in Hampton Roads. Hampton Roads Transit on Thursday released dates and times for seven public hearings. Details on an eighth, in Chesapeake, have yet to be set.
N.Y. man gets 17½ years for moving drug money
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:54:02 -0500
NORFOLK A New York man was sentenced Thursday to 17½ years in federal prison for transporting drug money between Virginia Beach and Atlanta. Quincy Freeman, 36, pleaded guilty in September in U.S. District Court to one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
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PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:19:10 -0500
A charity has been established to collect donations for a Virginia Beach family featured in a Virginian-Pilot report published Sunday about alleged child sexual abuse by a Navy officer. More than 100 readers have called or emailed the newspaper asking how to help the officer's estranged wife and four children, two of whom have alleged that they were abused by their father.
Va. Beach on defensive again over red-light cameras
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:00:08 -0500
VIRGINIA BEACH The city is preparing to once more defend the legality of its red-light cameras after a woman decided to fight a $50 ticket and question the program's legitimacy in court.
Weather: Sunny with temperatures in the upper 40s
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:58:50 -0500
Lows overnight were expected to be in the low 20s, with a light wind of about 5 mph. Today should be sunny with temperatures in the upper 40s, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight clouds will increase and lows should be around 30 degrees. On Saturday, rain is likely in the afternoon. High temperatures should be in the low 50s with lows in the mid-40s.
Norfolk crossing guard protects students for 50 years
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:53:39 -0500
NORFOLK She gets up early, around 6 a.m., as she has on school days for the past half-century. When it’s time to go, she steps into dark blue polyester pants. Buttons down her white collared shirt. Fixes her black crossover necktie. Tightens the laces on her black Easy Spirits. Her other necessities: whistle, white gloves, dark blue Norfolk Police coat.
Amtrak train from Norfolk collides with car in Waverly
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 12 Dec 2013 07:50:57 -0500
WAVERLY A 32-year-old man is recovering in a hospital after a Boston-bound Amtrak train hit the car he was driving just before 6 a.m. Thursday.
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