With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation. Here are this week’s most-read stories.
Joint Base Langley-Eustis will soon have a new innovation lab for its airmen. The “Spark Cell” gives airmen the opportunity to create innovative solutions for their respective jobs in the Air Force, similar to “Shark Tank,” according to the news release. READ MORE.
Officials at Newport News Public Schools are investigating following an incident last week where they say “behavioral issues” of the students led a driver to stop the school bus. The students left the bus through an emergency exit, school officials said. READ MORE.
The Hampton Police Division is making it easier for residents to be in the know when it comes to crimes occurring in their neighborhoods. With the recent release of division’s new “Police 2 Citizens” portal, the public now has access to information pulled directly from the police’s reporting system daily, including active warrants, reports, and arrests. READ MORE.
If you have ever been to the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter in Newport News, you may have noticed it can be noisy with dogs barking, especially during adoption hours. But have you ever noticed the music? On Tuesday, the animal shelter asked for donations in the form of CD players. READ MORE.
Hospitals in the area have implemented a “collective masking” recommendation for all patients and visitors after the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report showed “widespread” flu levels statewide in Virginia for the second consecutive week. READ MORE.