Shockoe baseball stadium plan wins initial backing 6-3
The Richmond City Council chose Monday to press ahead with the plan for a baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom, but the 6-3 vote leaves little room for error as Mayor Dwight C. Jones sets out to finalize the project’s details.
Monday’s vote, which occurred around 11 p.m. after a marathon session, was not the final decision, but it was the first major test for the development plan unveiled by the mayor late last year.
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:11:39 -0400
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission today revoked the fishing licenses of four watermen for “egregious or repeated” violations of state fishing laws related to oysters. The watermen losing their licenses for two years are: Earl J. Gautreaux of Gloucester, Virginia; Kenneth W. Jenkins of Norfolk; Willie C. Jenkins Jr. of Gloucester; and Daniel T. West of Newport News.
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:31:47 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH First, they stole a man's sneakers. Then, they shot his friends. For his role in the shootings that killed one man and wounded another, George Shashawn Tyree Gay will serve 18 years in prison. Circuit Court Judge William O'Brien sentenced him Tuesday to 63 years, with 45 suspended.