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Traffic: Backup from HRBT to King Street cleared

At 10 a.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation was reporting the following traffic issues: Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel The backup to King Street had cleared.     

Portsmouth police say missing 4-month-old, birth mother located

PORTSMOUTH  Police said a missing baby and his birth mother were located safe today in Norfolk. According to detectives, Eria Barnes, 35, was visiting her 4-month-old son Princeton, in the 20 block of W. Pollux Circle on Friday when she walked out with him, saying that no one could take her son away from her. 

5 Things: New PilotOnline.com to debut; arena for Virginia Beach; Norfolk Southern takeover?

Five Things is happy to bring you a shiny, new PilotOnline.com later today. Meanwhile, check out items on a possible arena in Virginia Beach and a possible takeover of Norfolk Southern. Chance for showers continues: We could see some more rain today with highs in the 70s. In case you missed it: Looks like Virginia Beach is close to getting an arena of its own.

Some N.C. schools to open late this morning because of fog

Some public schools in North Carolina will open late today because of fog.  Hertford County schools will have a one-hour delay, according to the division's website.  

Driver dies after car hits tree in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS A driver died when his car hit a tree this morning at Warwick Boulevard and Main Street. The crash was reported about 2 a.m. after the driver’s Ford Taurus left the northbound lanes and hit the tree, police wrote in a news release. The driver died at the scene. Investigators believe the car was speeding when it ran off the road. No one else was inside the vehicle.

Weather: Cloudy with showers and temps in the 70s

Today will be moderately rainy with chances for showers until 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. There's a high of 71 and nighttime low of 52. A calm wind of up to 9 mph rolls in for the morning. The showers are 60 percent likely. Sun returns Wednesday, with highs in the mid-60s. Thursday should stay mostly sunny, followed by a slight chance of showers. 

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Dozens apply for one spot on Chesapeake planning board

CHESAPEAKE If you’re hoping for an appointment to the Chesapeake Planning Commission, get in line. The City Council will choose from 54 applicants tonight for one open spot on the nine-member board, which gives recommendations to the City Council on growth issues such as zoning and permits. The seat became available after William Small resigned Sept. 5 for personal reasons.

Man shot, killed in Norfolk's Lindenwood neighborhood

NORFOLK  A man was shot and killed tonight in the Lindenwood neighborhood. Police said the report came in around 8:45 p.m. in the 800 block of Lindenwood Ave.  A man was found inside his home with gunshot wounds, and taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police said the incident is being investigated as a homicide. 

Chesapeake School Board approves Capital Improvement Plan

CHESAPEAKE The School Board on Monday night unanimously approved a proposed Capital Improvement Plan for 2016-26 that includes a first-year focus on design work for an addition to Oscar Smith High.

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