Federal prosecutors have picked up a Williamsburg armed robbery case after an investigation revealed a 28-year-old man and 30-year-old woman allegedly robbed prostitutes at Peninsula area hotels. A federal grand jury indicted Craig Alexander Brodie and Kimberly Lannytte Gardner April 12. They are charged with conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, three counts of […]
It’s official. The design process has begun for a new trail in Williamsburg. City Council awarded a bid to civil engineering firm Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. Thursday for the design of a 3/4-mile walking and biking trail along Monticello Avenue. The proposed trail will run from Ironbound Road to the William and Mary School of […]
Felix “Baba” Simmons, a driver with All City Taxi, said he hasn’t been picking up as many people at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport [PHF] since the state started looking into the airport’s finances. The investigation, which began earlier this year, has also affected the decisions of some airlines, especially those planning on making PHF a hub […]
Eight young musicians, all with ties to Hampton Roads, wrote an album during a four-day train trip across the country. They recorded their original tunes in Virginia Beach and want to inspire other musicians.
The American Train Collective consists of eight young musicians and they are in no hurry to become recording music icons. Because what they accomplished last summer was even more rewarding than any sold-out international world tour or multi-million dollar record label deal. The whole group went on an epic four-day train trip across the country […]
James City County firefighters spent several hours at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg Sunday evening after an older vacant building caught fire, according to a James City County news release. Fire crews were called to the scene around 6 p.m. for a report of smoke coming from one of the hospital’s unused buildings, the release said. […]
Before the summer travel season heats up in Williamsburg, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) wants to reassure drivers that the many bridges and highways in the state are safe to drive.
As the the summer travel season rolls toward the horizon, motorists living in the Historic Triangle will rely more on area bridges to get around. In the wake of Atlanta’s I-85 bridge collapse due to a fire last week, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) wants to reassure drivers that the many bridges and highways in […]
Visitors have come to the museum from throughout the United States, the United Kingdom and Japan. Many have at least heard of the Pamunkey people, thanks to one well-known member of the tribe: Pocahontas.
Editor’s note: No need for a plane ticket. Put that passport away. This story is part of a series that features regional attractions outside of the Williamsburg area that can be driven to on a tank of gas or less. Buckle up and hit the road. Southeastern Virginia touts several remarkable historical sites, but […]
After nearly three years of talks with the city, the Williamsburg Police Department is the first police force in the Historic Triangle to implement body cameras on every officer. Maj. Greg Riley of the Williamsburg Police Department called the use of body cameras in routine police work the next iteration of smart policing. “When I was rookie, […]