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Hampton police: Man shot to death on Catalpa Avenue
PilotOnline.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:08:10 -0400
HAMPTON A man was found with a gunshot wound in the 300 block of Catalpa Ave. and police were on the scene shortly before midnight. Hampton police said the victim died of his wounds at the scene. No additional details were available. ____ For updates, return to PilotOnline.com later.
No injuries in fire at Amadas Industries in Suffolk
PilotOnline.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:29 -0400
SUFFOLK A 4 foot by 5 foot hopper filled with metal shavings in a plasma cutter caught fire at Amadas Industries in the 1100 block of Holland Road Tuesday night. Suffolk emergency crews were called to the business about 10:30 p.m. and found light smoke int he manufacturing area, a news release said. All 24 employees working the night shift were safely evacuated.
Weather: Partly sunny with temps in the low 90s
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:19:31 -0400
It should be partly sunny today with high temperatures in the low 90s. There is also a 20 percent chance of showers with thunderstorms possible this afternoon. Tonight it should be mostly cloudy with lows in the mid-70s. More precipitation is possible overnight as a cold front approaches from the northwest.
Right mix led to fleeting fame for Va. Beach company
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:49:01 -0400
A musical bomb on Broadway. Spilled milk on a sushi tray in Japan. Two brothers from Norfolk. Thirty years ago, those unlikely elements ignited the meteoric rise of the Donvier ice cream maker and the Virginia Beach company that marketed it, an ascent so fast - and so fleeting - that some on the ride still shake their heads in wonder.
Storm, tornado left over 118 tons of debris in Va. Beach
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:43:36 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH The city collected more than 118 tons of debris following storms and an EF-0 tornado that struck earlier this month. The trash primarily came from 16th Street at the Oceanfront, where the tornado hit, and areas near Red Mill, Ocean Lakes and Birdneck Point, according to the Department of Public Works.
Va. Beach woman accused of $250K tax fraudPage 1 of 26 pages 1 2 3 > Last »
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:23:50 -0400
A Virginia Beach woman was arrested Tuesday on federal charges of falsifying 22 tax returns that cost the government more than $250,000.
U.S. 460 plan up for public comment again
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:14:24 -0400
SUSSEX COUNTY A highway project that ran up nearly $300 million in bills without any guarantee it could be built is back on the public meeting circuit while state officials work out a new plan for it. About 70 people attended a town hall session Monday at Sussex Central High School to get a status report on the U.S. 460 Corridor Improvements Project and air their frustrations with it.
Navy sailor hospitalized after falling from sixth-floor balcony, officials say
DailyPress.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:54:00 GMT
A Navy sailor was taken to a local hospital after falling from a sixth-floor barracks balcony during a fight with another sailor Tuesday night, officials said.
Speed was reason Arthur didn’t cause more damage
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:07:46 -0400
It was no Isabel, Irene or Sandy. When Hurricane Arthur whooshed through the Outer Banks on the Fourth of July, it left far less damage than past storms. The main reason? Speed. When Arthur touched down at Shackleford Banks, it was shifting to the east at 15 mph.
Opposite rulings, no change to health coverage
DailyPress.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:19:00 GMT
Conflict over ACA subsidies won't affect VirginiansConflicting rulings on a key component of Obamacare emerged from the Virginia Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C., within hours of each other on Tuesday.