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Traffic: HRBT backup to Hampton River cleared

At 8:50 a.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation was reporting the following traffic issues: Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel The congestion to Hampton River had cleared. Interstate 64 A disabled vehicle had cleared and all westbound lanes at Military Highway were open.  Berkley Bridge A lift was scheduled for 9 a.m. James River Bridge The bridge will open at 10 a.m.  

Police find threat against Muslims in Virginia Tech bathroom

BLACKSBURG Virginia Tech authorities say they are investigating a threatening message found inside a bathroom on campus. Local news outlets report campus police received a report Monday concerning graffiti inside a bathroom stall at Price Hall. The message read: "I will be here 11/11/2015 to kill all muslims."

Some Hampton Roads, North Carolina schools to open late today because of fog

Some public schools in Virginia and North Carolina will open late this morning because of fog.  Accomack County schools will open two hours late. Schools in Hertford County, N.C., will open one hour late, according to the division's website. The fog should decrease after sunrise, according to the National Weather Service.

5 Things: Fiery meteor shower; "Walking Dead" motorcycle; Bond villain quiz

Five Things advises you to remain calm if you spot a little fire in the sky: it's just a meteor shower. Check out that story and items about a motorcycle built for "The Walking Dead" and a quiz to test your knowledge of Bond villains.  Weather: We could see fog, then some sun today with a high of 79.

Weather: Humid, mostly sunny before rain returns

Today will be mostly sunny after a little patchy fog early this morning, according to the National Weather Service. The fog clears around 9 a.m., then it should be smooth skies with a gentle breeze. The warmth continues with a high of 79 and nighttime low of 68. Enjoy what sun there is, because rain returns Saturday, with 50 to 80 percent varying chances throughout the day and night.

Suspect in murder-for-hire plot testifies against victim's husband

NORFOLK The husband accused of hiring three homeless men to kill his pregnant wife will face murder conspiracy charges, a judge decided Thursday.

Daryl's motorcycle in The Walking Dead crafted at Richmond cycle shop

Attention, fans of "The Walking Dead" - or anyone who just admires cool craftsmanship: A new star in AMC's hit zombie television series hails from Virginia. That gritty-looking motorcycle of Daryl Dixon's - he's the crossbow-wielding character played by Norman Reedus - was built by Classified Moto, a custom cycle and design shop in Richmond.

Sen. Kaine introduces legislation to help prevent opioid deaths, promote Naloxone use

WASHINGTON Sen. Tim Kaine introduced a bill Thursday that aims to prevent opioid overdose deaths by encouraging doctors to co-prescribe Naloxone alongside other drugs.

Chesapeake man charged with dealing 22 pounds of heroin, 110 pounds of cocaine

NORFOLK The former operator of a Norfolk convenience store was ordered held without bond Thursday amid allegations he dealt large quantities of heroin and cocaine over the past two decades. Kenneth Lee Parker, 50, of Chesapeake is charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute narcotics.

Virginia Beach holds 13-week program for families affected by addiction

VIRGINIA BEACH The Human Services Department is offering a free 13-week program for families affected by substance abuse, officials said Wednesday. The "Celebrating Families!" class will meet every Wednesday starting Nov. 18, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Pembroke Elementary School, 4622 Jericho Road.

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