12 hrs ago
Chesapeake, Va. Beach men charged in 7-Eleven probe
Nine owners and managers of 7-Eleven stores on Long Island and in Virginia were charged today in a scheme to exploit immigrants from Pakistan, including some business-owners who used Social Security numbers of children and dead people on the workers' paystubs.
14 hrs ago
Virginia Elections 2013: Did Democrats Just Shoot Themselves in the Foot?
Virginia Democrats have their ticket for the 2013 general election , but they could run the risk of losing the state senate should Sens. Ralph Northam and Mark Herring become lieutenant governor and attorney general.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Mark Carey's Chesapeake: Playing koi in Great Bridge
Some of Mike and Debbie Evans' 30-plus-inch koi swim in one of their backyard ponds - a 6-by-30-footer.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Perfect school attendance is still a rare feat
Deep Creek High School senior Cassidy Harwood, center, is getting help from her mother, Kay Harwood, second from left; sister Allison Harwood, right; and sister Bonnie Harwood, left, Friday afternoon, June 14, 2013 in Chesapeake.
Va. suicide victim's yearbook absence opens wounds
As Kaitlin Wakefield flipped through Hickory High School 's yearbook, she looked for the picture of Ethan Schumacher, a classmate who had committed suicide in December.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Chesapeake fight warning didn't reach area officers
School officials warned police last month that there could be a fight at a Western Branch school bus stop after class.
Oldtimers, new fans enjoy country bash
Music for this year's Phelps Brothers Music Festival was provided by the Dallas Band, the All-Star Band, the Virginia Rounders and the Back Porch Boogie Band.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Reviving a bad idea: big N.C. landfill
Lawmakers in Raleigh apparently think so little of northeastern North Carolina that they view a giant landfill as the region's best hope for economic development.
Hampton Roads under severe thunderstorm watch as storms approach
The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 PM EDT this evening for the following areas In northeast North Carolina Bertie Camden Chowan Currituck gates Hertford Northampton Pasquotank Perquimans In southeast Virginia Cities of Chesapeake, Emporia, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, ... (more)
Stray cat in Chesapeake found to have rabies
The two were bit June 6, in the 1600 block of S. Military Hwy., according to a news release from the Chesapeake Health Department.
2 people bitten by rabid cat in Chesapeake
If you were exposed to the cat, get in touch with the health department or animal control-Chesapeake Health Department at 757-382-8672 or Chesapeake Animal Control at 757-382-8080.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Daily News Leader
Jackson talks of past drug use, bankruptcy
The Republican nominee for Virginia lieutenant governor acknowledged Wednesday that he used marijuana and experimented with other controlled substances in his youth, and that he was forced to file for bankruptcy.
Police: Scam targets Virginia Beach eateries
A con has been duping businesses most recently, Oceanfront eateries out of hundreds of dollars by claiming they haven't paid their power bills, and police are telling owners to watch out.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Chesapeake SWAT team on the scene of townhouse
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Democrat Team: Terry McAuliffe, Ralph Northam, Mark Herring
State Sens. Ralph Northam and Mark Herring will join gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe on the Democratic ticket in November after winning Virginia's Democratic primary election Tuesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Chesapeake weightlifter rebounds from skin cancer
With the weight over his head, arms spread to the edge of the bar, Kyle Ernst pushes the weight with his legs until he's in a standing position during training in Chesapeake in July 2006.
Gluten-free foods can be full of taste
A "Gluten-Free Dessert Tasting" will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Southern Fried Country Market with treats from their new company, Gluten Free From The South.
Yearbook omission of suicide victim opens wounds
Ethan Schumacher, a sohpomore at Hickory High, committed suicide in December 2012.
Crews pumping out water at Triple Decker Bridge in Chesapeake
Bainbridge Blvd. at S. Military Highway in the South Norfolk neighborhood was closed to traffic around 7:00 p.m. We do not have an estimate as to when it will re-open.
Area students clean up on naval air forces scholarships
Wings Over America Scholarship Foundation has announced its 2013 scholarship recipients.