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.
The Newport News Police Department continue to look for a man who has been missing since mid-January. READ MORE.
A 35-year-old Newport News man died after his car struck a tractor-trailer in York County Feb. 2. READ MORE.
Celebrate Black History
February is known as Black History Month and cities across the Peninsula are celebrating African-American leaders’ legacy and memorable moments in history. Here’s a list of localities that have Black History Month events. Some of the events are free, others require a fee but all are open to the public. READ MORE.
More than 2,000 people gathered Monday night at Liberty Baptist Church in Hampton to remember a Newport News Police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Katherine “Katie” Thyne was just 24 years old when she was killed during a traffic stop on Jan. 23. READ MORE.
Less than 7 percent of firefighters in the U.S. were women and only 4 percent were career firefighters during the most recent survey period for the National Fire Protection Association’s “U.S. Fire Department Profile.” READ MORE.