Hampton Roads Archive

Weather: Clear skies with a high of 70

The sun's here to stay for the foreseeable future, according to the National Weather Service. The only clouds in sight are a few on Friday, but it'll still be mostly sunny. But don't be fooled by the sun — temperatures are dropping. You may have felt the chill Wednesday night. Well, it continues due to a strong cold front moving through.

Local foreclosures leap in September

Foreclosure activity spiked in September in Hampton Roads, according to a report set to be released this morning. Last month, lending institutions filed 790 foreclosure-related notices across the region, up 77.1 percent from the same month in 2014, according to RealtyTrac, a foreclosure-monitoring service based in Irvine, Calif.

Weather: Sunny with high temperatures in the 70s

Today and the rest of the week will be bright and sunny, according to the National Weather Service.  Today brings a high of 75 dropping to a low of 53 tonight, with a slight breeze. A cold front expected to roll through the region will drop temperatures a little later this week, with a high of 62 on Saturday.

Free flu vaccines at four area spots Saturday

The Chesapeake, Norfolk and Virginia Beach health departments will offer free flu vaccines Saturday.

Weather: Sunny with a chance of showers

It should be warm and sunny today, Hampton Roads, with a slight chance of showers later in the afternoon. The 20 percent chance of showers comes after 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Other than that, it looks to be sunny with a high of 80 and nighttime low of 60. After the moisture moves through the area today, we're looking at some dry and cooler nights through the week.

Weather: Slight chance of showers

It'll be a comfortable, partly sunny day today, with only a 20 percent chance of showers, according to the National Weather Service. Highs will be in the mid to low 70s, before temperatures drop to a low of 60 tonight. Tuesday, it'll start off sunny but slight chances of rain appear again in the afternoon.

911 service restored in Newport News, Hampton and James City County

Newport News, Hampton and James City County have each reported having problems with 911 today, but the problem appears to have been resolved. About 1 p.m., Newport News police reported having problems. Hampton did the same about 2 p.m. The 911 lines were working again in both cities by about 3:30 p.m., according to the Police Department Twitter accounts.

Building billionaires, one new big idea at a time

At a recent meeting of the Billionaire Book Club, there wasn’t much talk about books. And no one was a billionaire.

Hampton Roads by the numbers, from tolls to tick bites

And now, back to that survey - interrupted last week by some seriously bad weather. As previously reported - hurricane threats and flooding aside - we're a reasonably satisfied bunch, according to Old Dominion University's Life in Hampton Roads survey, now in its sixth year.

Navy F-35s wrap up testing aboard carrier Eisenhower

By midafternoon Friday, the teeth-rattling thunder from repeated catapult launches of the Navy's next-generation fighter plane had stopped.

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