16 hrs ago
Anita Blanton on Portsmouth Black History Museum
The city of Portsmouth has just teamed up with the African American Historical Society to give new life to a local museum.
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20 hrs ago
Website Shows True Cost of Speeding Tickets in Va.
Anyone who has ever received a speeding ticket knows that the cost of speeding does not end with the fine, it also includes an increase in insurance.
Maersk's APM Terminals to sell container terminal in Virginia
The companies, in a joint statement on Tuesday, did not disclose the price that Alinda and Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited will pay for APM Terminals Virginia, the deep-water terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia.
Les Smith's quest for the bestBBQ
Hours of prep go into every rack of ribs. Bobby Loulies from Bobby's Barbecue has many tricks of the trade and he sure has cooked a lot of barbecue! "It's no exaggeration, I've done at least a million pounds on this cooker alone by itself," he says.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Police promote website to help burglary victims
Imagine coming home to find your home broken into, your possessions stolen. Would you have a list of valuables for police? Home burglaries have been a problem in Portsmouth for the past couple years.
Virginia teen wins big in NAACP competition
Local Portsmouth native Jasmine Kiah attended the 36th annual NAACP ACT-SO competition this week and took home the silver medal amongst 600 candidates.
LaKendrick a oeBlindsidea Ross signs NFL contract
The 6-foot-5-inch, 330 pound defensive tackle who lost his mother to a heart attack at age 12 and lived in ten different group homes up and down the east coast says he's "officially signed with the Cincinnati Bengals ."
Portsmouth drowning inspires plan to build fishing pier
In light of recent drowning cases, a Portsmouth city council member is proposing building a fishing pier at City Park.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Former segregated library now a Portsmouth museum
The Portsmouth Community Colored Library Museum at 904 Elm Ave. was the first library for blacks in the city.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Major traffic change coming to midtown area of Portsmouth
Drivers who are used to having access to or through Harbor Dr., which is what the Martin Luther King Freeway becomes on the south side of High Street, are in for a lot of permanent changes to accomodate the project to extend the freeway to I-264.
New Online System Aims to Help You Protect Your Valuables
The website is a proactive tool that allows you to catalog information about your belongings, including everything from laptops to collectables.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Touring the Herbert House in Hampton
This summer, we're visiting historic homes in Hampton Roads. Last month we took you to the Hill House in Portsmouth , this month we're going to the Peninsula.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
TRAFFIC: Crash causing delays on westbound I-64 near Fort Eustis
A vehicle accident is causing delays for motorists traveling westbound on I-64 in Newport News near Fort Eustis Boulevard.
Portsmouth police trying to find malicious wounding suspect
They're trying to find Tony M. Johnson, 25. Along with the felony malicious wounding charge, he's wanted for three misdemeanor counts of assault and battery of a family member.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Pugh leaves Salem, takes over as AD at Wilson High
Vincent Pugh has been a coach in South Hampton Roads for nearly 30 years. Now he's ready to embark on a new career.
Robertson's latest advice is on stomachaches, and it's a sidesplitter
A rant about American hipsters who pretend to like soccer? A screed about the serial trials of the Eastern Shore arson suspect? For those who wonder why we write at all about the televangelist, the answer is simple: He's Hampton Roads' most enduring celebrity.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
For Portsmouth teen, singing is gateway to opportunity
Raiquan Thomas of Portsmouth, who attended the Governor's School for the Arts, performs Vincenzo Bellini's "Vaga luna che inargenti" at the 2014 Omega Talent Hunt.
Andy Fox investigates man charged after cops went to wrong home
Imagine you're up watching our late night news when you hear your back door rattling, then see a red laser pointed on your chest.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Ports post banner FY 2014, sees June increase
A boost in exported goods and an improving national economy has amounted into big gains at the Port of Virginia.
Stars and Stripes
Navy still eyeing Portsmouth hammerhead crane
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - Though few may know it by name, anybody who's lived in Hampton Roads for even a short time has seen "Hammerhead Crane 110."