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Not long ago, if you opened the red, yellow or green lens of a traffic signal light in Newport News or Hampton , you would find a 135-watt incandescent bulb, like one you might use at home, set in a bowl-shaped reflector.
Attorneys representing capital murder defendant John Moses Ragin are asking prosecutors to further lay out the evidence in the case that forms the basis for the charges against him.
Faro amaryllis produces salmon-and-white flowers with a seersucker texture that makes you want to touch the petals, according to Christian Curless of Color Blends.
A teen reported to Newport News police that he was robbed in the parking lot of the Patrick Henry Mall Saturday, a spokesman said.
In an unusually sharp retort, Catholic University of America has issued a statement ripping the 50 priests, theologians and academics who published a letter protesting $1 million gift that CUA accepted from Charles Koch, who with his brother is a leader in funding libertarian policies that seem to directly contradict church teaching.
A 16-year-old boy told police that five men stole his iPhone and shoes and then punched him in the parking lot of Patrick Henry Mall Saturday at 12:30 p.m. The victim told police he and a female friend were approached by five black males wearing all black.
One person suffered minor injuries Monday morning following a kitchen fire in the Denbigh section of the city, a fire department spokesman said.
CBS has been investigating the agency since November of 2012. Our investigation first uncovered children that were left in abusive homes to keep foster care numbers low.
Local schools have a number of new security measures in place, one year after the deadly shootings that killed 20 children and six adults in Newtown, Conn.
Weeks before a new ordinance limits hotel and motel stays in Newport News to 30 days, a small group of hotel owners has stepped up its protests of the change, saying it will hurt their businesses and push low-income guests onto the streets.
A Newport News elementary school was placed on a modified lockdown Friday afternoon as a foot chase in Hampton crossed city lines, officials said.
Goodwill Industries of Central Virginia purchased a 2,500-square-foot building from Bonney Brothers for $375,000, according to Cushman & Wakefield Thalhimer, which helped broker the transaction.
Achieving the industry's top accreditation allows them to better provide Virginia HOA management services to their communities and homeowners.
Police say the teen posted the threat against Eaton Middle School on social media on the night of December 10 and the school learned of it the next morning.