Hampton Roads Archive

Hampton Roads couple's mid-air engagement gets attention online

NORFOLK Mollie-Jean Burgess thought her pilot boyfriend was just taking her on another flight over Hampton Roads. But then Luke DeLisio popped the question as they flew over Powhatan Field in Norfolk - the words "Marry Me?" spelled out in giant white letters below.

Fun things to do in Hampton Roads on Wednesday, Oct. 21

HAMPTON Front Porch Music Series: Esoteric Ramblers, 6 to 8 p.m. at Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane. 727-1610. NORFOLK Iration with the Green, the Movement, Hours Eastly, 7:30 p.m. at The NorVa, 317 Monticello Ave., www.thenorva.com. “Narcissus: The Ultimate Selfie,” 7:30 and 9 p.m. at the Goode Theatre, 46th and Monarch Way. 683-5305.

Four Hampton Roads rebels who caused ripples around the world

Hampton Roads has had its share of power brokers, influential people who have shaped the region and had an impact outside of it. Here are four who have been especially prominent.

Proposal: Two new juvenile correctional centers, one in Hampton Roads

RICHMOND The Department of Juvenile Justice is seeking new and reallocated funding for new juvenile correctional centers to house young offenders who commit serious violent crimes. The proposal was outlined Monday in Richmond at a legislative hearing, according to media reports. The McAuliffe administration is reviewing the plan.

Weather: Sunny skies with warmer temperatures today

Skies will be clear and temperatures should be a bit warmer today wtih a high of 67, according to the National Weather Service.
The low tonight will be about 52.
The high pressure causing the lowering temperatures, however, is starting to wane and will allow temperatures to crawl back up to the low 70s on Wednesday and to the mid-70s by Thursday.

Weather: Clear skies, but chilly temperatures

The days ahead will be clear but chilly, according to the National Weather Service.  High pressure building will drop temperatures in the region, the lowest being 43 tonight, incrementally growing to a low of 52 Tuesday night and 57 by Thursday. During the daytime, it'll be in the 50s today, 60s Tuesday and low 70s Wednesday, according to the current forecast in Hampton Roads.

Virginia is getting soaked on Midtown Tunnel deal

NORFOLK The private proposal to build a new underwater tunnel in this congested port city was originally billed as a way for Virginia to get a crucial piece of infrastructure without having to put in a single dollar of state money.

Bills QB Tyrod Taylor out, EJ Manuel in against Bengals

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. Bills starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor is out, and running back LeSean McCoy is returning after missing two weeks for Buffalo's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Weather: Clear skies but chillier air this weekend

The weekend weather forecast offers mixed tidings.
First, the good news: Total sun.
The National Weather Service predicts clear skies in Hampton Roads on Saturday and Sunday.
Now the bad: Brrr.
The temperature Saturday could reach 64 degrees, but it will drop to a low of 42 Saturday night. It won’t get higher than 57 Sunday, plunging to 35 Sunday night, the weather service said.

Weather: Partly sunny, with a cold front pushing through

Today will see clouds and a slight chance of afternoon showers with a high of about 71, according to the National Weather Service.  A 20 percent chance of showers appears after 2 p.m., but the day's otherwise partly sunny. The weekend will be sunny with chilly temperatures: high of 63 on Saturday and 56 on Sunday.

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