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Newport News, Virginia is located in Newport News County. Zip codes in Newport News, VA include 23628, 23603, and 23605. The median home price in Newport News is $164,900 which is roughly $107/per square foot. More Newport News information.

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Newport News: Fallen tree and power lines blocking Harpersville Road near J Clyde Morris Boulevard

Harpersville Road is closed near J Clyde Morris Boulevard due to a fallen tree and power lines in the roadway.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News City Council members' use of city cars draws scrutiny | With Video

In the past year two City Council members have borrowed city cars for a combined 169 days, according to records obtained by the Daily Press.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News: Gang member pleads guilty to racketeering, firearm charges

A 27-year-old man who prosecuters said admitted to being a member of a Newport News gang pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to racketeering and firearm charges.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Bullet goes through wall, hits Newport News woman

A woman was taken to a hospital this morning when a bullet went through the wall of her apartment and hit her in the face.

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Sunherald.com

Virginia man pays for health insurance with metal scraps

Jim Ridenhour, a retired Newport News, Va., firefighter, discovered that when he turned to metal scrapping as a way to pay for his daughter's wedding about two years ago.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

VDOT and city moving forward with plans to clear I-64 drainage ditches near Village Green

With storm season less than two months away, the City of Newport News and Virginia Department of Transportation are finalizing plans to clear three sections of drainage ditches along Interstate 64 as it runs through the city.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Audacious engineering paved the way for 1964 opening of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel | Our Story

Driving a test pile Long before actual construction on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel began in September 1960, engineers conducted months of test borings to determine the soil conditions along the crossing's route.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Lucy Baldwin of Newport News tackles troubles with words of faith

That's how poet Lucy Baldwin of Newport News described her inspiration for writing during an interview this month at her home.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Telling tales of the presidents

Teddy Roosevelt died in 1919. Doris Kearns Goodwin was not born until 1943, but to hear her tell it, she spent the better part of seven years living with the legendary U.S. president.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Old Point National Bank in Newport News struck by car

Old Point National Bank on Warwick Blvd. near Tabbs Lane sustained some structural damage after it was struck by a car in an accident just after 3:20 p.m. Monday, dispatchers said.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Newport News man pleads guilty in 2010 homicide

A 27-year-old man pleaded guilty today to the use of a firearm that resulted in the death of a 46-year-old man in 2010.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Crash investigation shuts down Warwick Boulevard in Newport News

Southbound Warwick Boulevard is closed at James River Drive, according to Newport News police spokesperson Holly McPherson.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Police: Bicyclist hit by SUV in Newport News

The incident happened at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Brooke Street shortly before 8 p.m., Newport News police spokeswoman Holly McPherson said in an email.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

How jurors deadlocked over death sentence in John Ragin capital murder trial | With Video

The jury that deliberated - and deadlocked - on whether to impose a death sentence in the John Moses Ragin case swung sharply from one side to another during deliberations, some jurors on the case say.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

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A group of people in Newport News gathered to play cornhole Saturday, raising money for a little boy who is fighting cancer.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Two church deacons killed on 33rd Street within three months | Crime & Legal Issues Notebook

In the span of less than three months, two church deacons' lives were snuffed out by gunfire in Newport News - two men killed a block away from one another in broad daylight.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Bartenders! Create our official cocktail and win $500 and more

The Virginian-Pilot's 100th Taste Test, the region's largest media company is challenging professional bartenders from across the area to concoct an iconic cocktail that's uniquely Tidewater.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News bank robbed Friday afternoon

About 2:30 p.m., a man provided a note at the BB&T Bank at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Pilot House Drive and implied he had a weapon before taking cash and running away, according to Newport News Police Department spokesman Lou Thurston.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Garage fire displaces one in Newport News Friday

A garage fire in the Denbigh area of Newport News Friday evening displaced one and caused $50,000 in damage to the home, primarily through smoke.

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