Guardians reflect on downward trend of crime in Richmond

Richmond Guardian Angels Commander Jo White is celebrating a steady decline in crime over the past few years and is hopeful that it remains that way. White notes that in 2007, the city ranked as fifth worst city with populations ...

Lettuce bikinis launch vegetarian campaign

Norfolk's freezing temperatures may have broken records from 18 years ago on Tuesday, but that didn't stop PETA's "Lettuce Ladies" from hitting the Monticello Station in bikinis made out of lettuce. They were there to distribute free veggie burgers to ...

Free pass for military through PreCheck lines

Another concession will be made for brave men and women who defend our country.

New Black history museum opens in Portsmouth

A new museum on the Southside holds artifacts that tell the story of Blacks in Portsmouth.

2013 Year in Review

Let's take a look back at top events that occurred throughout the Tidewater area since June.

Cook-Out may be coming to Hampton

Cook-Out officials are seeking a location in Hampton.

Chesapeake forced to manually recount ballots

The state Board of Elections has informed Chesapeake city officials that 61,000 paper ballots must be rallied manually.

Williamsburg Regional Library receives high rating for sixth straight year

"Library Journal: has rated Williamsburg Regional Library as one of the best public libraries in the U.S.

Gov. Bob McDonnell honors Va. Beach for minority business efforts

Virginia Beach was recognized for its efforts in improving contracting for small businesses.

RPD conducts walkthrough in Jackson Ward

“With the holiday season upon us, officers will be asking residents to reduce the occasions when packages are left on porches for extended periods of time," a RPD spokesperson said. "This greatly reduces the chances for theft of these items."

FeedMore and RRHA team up for turkey distribution

FeedMore’s programs include the Central Virginia Food Bank, Meals on Wheels and the Community Kitchen – provide hunger-relief solutions for our region’s most vulnerable populations – food-insecure children, struggling families, the disabled and homebound seniors. FeedMore serves neighbors in need ...

Beleaguered church continues Thanksgiving missions

The celebratory mood at the event belied what the church has gone through this year. Earlier in the year, one of the ROC founders, Geronimo “Pastor G” Aguilar, was charged with sexual assault of minors and forced to resign as ...

Students take part in Thanksgiving reenactment

Students dressed in authentic Pilgrim and Indian clothing that they made themselves. They also took turns explaining how they came to live in America (what ship they rode on, where they landed, why they came, who assisted them when they ...

New recount rules give Obenshain hope

Around the nation, statewide recounts between 2000 and 2009 resulted in an average margin swing of 296 votes between the frontrunners, representing 0.027 percent of the statewide vote in those elections, according to the Center for Voting and Democracy.

Henrico considers May 1 start for meals tax

Before a meals tax could apply in Henrico, the Board of Supervisors would have to approve an ordinance establishing an effective date and other details, such as parameters for what purchases would be taxed. The board is expected to receive ...