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Staff Report - A two-vehicle crash Tuesday on Route 13 in Painter, involving a Virginia State Police trooper, resulted in four people being transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital with injuries. Two people subsequently were airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters for further...
Staff Report - A 20-year-old man who was shot in Exmore Saturday night is in stable condition, Police Chief Angelo DiMartino said Monday. Police responded to a report of a gunshot victim May 15, 8:24 p.m., on Virginia Avenue in Exmore. Several subjects had been fighting and shots were fired, hitting...
Staff Report -- A Delaware woman died after a head-on collision with a bus Monday morning on the Chincoteague causeway, according to a Virginia State Police spokesperson. All travel lanes on causeway were closed for several hours after the crash. Ashely Renee Pennell, 32, of Milford, Del., was ejected and died at...
Staff Report — Gov. Ralph Northam today lifted Virginia’s universal indoor mask mandate to align with new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Gov. Northam also announced that Virginia will ease all distancing and capacity restrictions on Friday, May 28, two weeks earlier than planned. The updates...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton supervisors held a public hearing Tuesday night on a controversial proposed ordinance that would require anyone who uses a county boat ramp to have a parking decal on his or her vehicle or boat trailer. “I’ve gotten more calls and more complaints about this than...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District, which manages and maintains the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, is readying plans to build a Chesapeake Channel parallel tunnel on the Northampton County side of the facility as work continues near Virginia Beach on the Thimble Shoals parallel tunnel,...
By Connie Morrison — Eastern Shore motorists were filling up on the way home from work Tuesday, the same day Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency to address disruptions from a cyberattack that shut down a 5,500-mile pipeline that supplies fuel to the southeast United States. “About 70 percent...
Staff Report — Gov. Ralph Northam today signed Executive Order Seventy-Eight declaring a state of emergency in Virginia to address gasoline supply disruptions throughout the commonwealth. On May 7, the Colonial Pipeline system, which is the primary fuel source for many Virginia retailers, reported a ransomware cyberattack that resulted in a...
Staff Report — A single-car accident claimed the life of a Temperanceville man early this morning, May 8. According to a press release from the Virginia State Police, the accident occurred at approximately 12:36 a.m. on Lankford Highway, north of Parks Road. "The driver of a 2006 BMW, Matthew Mitchell, 43, of...
Submitted Article — A mission to explore energy transport in space using a NASA suborbital sounding rocket launching May 8 from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility may provide a brief light show for residents of the eastern United States and Bermuda. The mission is scheduled for no earlier than 8:02 p.m., with...