Guns off the streets
On a day-to-day basis the Task Force makes routine patrols at “hot spots” in the city, conducts traffic stops, interacts with the community and responds to calls from residents concerning violent crimes. READ MORE.
The ‘zipper merge’
The zipper merge is already common practice in many European countries, but in the United States it is still usually considered polite to merge as early as possible. READ MORE.
A ‘thorny’ situation
Open since 1970, the Rose Garden near the James River Bridge features approximately 700 bushes and 60 varieties of flowers, along with walkways, trellises and a central gazebo. READ MORE.
The research team found that unstable and damaging atoms called free radicals – produced naturally by our bodies – attack substances known as lipids inside the fat tissue, causing swelling. READ MORE.
The arrests were made as part of ICE’s Operation Eagle’s Shield, which targeted “notable threats to public safety” throughout Virginia and Washington, D.C. Four of those arrests happened in Newport News. READ MORE.
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Unsure of how to keep the stormwater system clean? The city has answers
Anything that enters a storm drain will flow directly into local waterways – the same waterbodies you might enjoy for swimming, fishing and recreation. READ MORE.
You can ride this ‘work of art,’ Hampton’s historic treasure
The wooden carousel was built in 1920 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company at a time when merry-go-rounds were at the height of popularity. READ MORE.