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Hampton Roads Daily Press
Drilling, fracking controversial for Virginia, Hampton Roads
Hydraulic fracturing to squeeze oil and gas from rock buried deep underground is either a financial windfall for landowners and communities or an environmental Pandora's box - depending on whom you ask.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Everyday chef | Jim Loeffler of Virginia Beach
Everyday Chef, Jim Loeffler, of Virginia Beach, Virginia showing us his recipe for Southern Fried Chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy, corn on the cob and cucumber and tomato salad.
Surveillance photos provided by the Virginia Beach Police Department.
According to police spokesman James Cason, the incident happened in the early morning hours.
Chris Horne investigates hundreds of dead fish on the Bay
Thousands of dead fish appeared on the surface of the Chesapeake Bay over the weekend near the northern end of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Ditching the car to get to Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
The City of Virginia Beach is looking at ways for folks to get to the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge that don't necessarily involve use of private cars.
Hazmat drill to be held near Ocean Lakes High School
Virginia Beach will stage a simulated hazardous materials incident Wednesday in the Ocean Lakes neighborhood to test its emergency response systems.
Va. Beach breaks ground on new school for gifted children
The 225,000-square foot KLDOS will be a full-time gifted program for intellectually gifted students in grades two through eight, school officials say.
Chris Horne investigates neighbors' claims school is a nuisance
Some homeowners in Virginia Beach say they're determined to continue their fight with the school district, after a middle school was built closer to their homes than they expected.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Jury picked, McDonnells prepare to face charges
A jury was seated Monday in the federal corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, charged with using the powers of the governor's office to promote a businessman's products in exchange for more than $160,000 in lavish gifts, loans and other favors.
Liz Palka on flooded apartments in Va. Beach
The city of Virginia Beach Code Enforcement Department said a fresh water supply line to a toilet broke in a unit at Seashell Apartments on 23rd Street.
Girl, 2, found unconscious in Virginia Beach pool
A 2-year-old girl was in critical condition tonight after a near-drowning incident in a swimming pool this evening.
ODU pre-med student killed by sudden heart attack in Peru laid to rest
The pictures document the last days of Damion Wilkins' life, traveling with his fellow pre-med students on a medical mission trip to Peru.
The Washington Post
Dvorak: A Marine mom seeks the terrible details of her son's death in Iraq
The mother and the Marine both took a deep breath of the sea air, coming in off the Atlantic.
Virginia Beach sentenced for wife's murder
UPDATE 7/28/14: Kendal J. Romer was sentenced to spend 24 years in prison on charges of second degree murder and use of a firearm.
Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Virginia Beach
As sunrise broke across Hampton Roads Monday, thousands of Muslims began the day celebrating Eid al-Fitr , the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Uh oh, who's that looking at Darcy Valdes?
Have you come across a surprise or puzzle in nature? Do you have a tidbit of local lore? Share your stories and sightings with columnist Mary Reid Barrow.
Burn survivors reach out to help others, offer support
Steve Joyner, seen July 8, 2014, is a boat salesman who worried he'd never be able to go back to his old job after his accident because of the scars to his face and legs.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Mother continues search for Mechanicsville teen's killer
A mother isn't giving up her quest to track down her daughter's killer. Sara Anne Bruehl, 18, had just graduated Atlee High in Mechanicsville, when a stranger shot her in the head, while she was driving.
Ramadan highlights need for Va. Beach mosque
Dates lay spread on paper plates near stacks of napkins in wicker baskets in the Crescent Community Center's small kitchen.
Fire department videographer sees and deals with the worst
The images stop you in your tracks. And because the photographer - Kirk Kellerhals - works for the Virginia Beach Fire Department and they use his video for training purposes, many times he has access sooner and closer than most.