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From the Virginian-Pilot / HamptonRoads.com

10/01/2014 07:44 AM

VINTON A judge has ordered a new psychiatric evaluation for a Vinton man accused of beheading his mother. Twenty-nine-year-old Dean Austin Selbe is charged with first-degree murder. An evaluation conducted at Central State Hospital in March found that Selbe was competent to stand trial.

10/01/2014 07:01 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting today. All or portions of more than 20 pieces of legislation approved by the General Assembly take effect today.

10/01/2014 05:10 AM

Fog will delay the start of some North Carolina public schools today. Perquimans County schools will open two hours late, according to an email from the division. Gates and Hertford county schools will operate on a one hour delay. The weather also delayed some schools on Monday and Tuesday mornings.  

10/01/2014 04:41 AM

WASHINGTON The fastest and surest path to marriage for same-sex couples in some parts of the United States would be for the Supreme Court to surprise everyone and decline to get involved in the issue right now.

10/01/2014 04:20 AM

WALLOPS ISLAND A rocket launch scheduled this morning for the Department of Defense from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility has been postponed. The launch of the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket is expected between midnight and 2 a.m. on Oct. 12, a NASA news release says.

10/01/2014 04:13 AM

NORFOLK A search warrant served on a home in the 400 block of Fresh Meadow Road Tuesday night led to a hazardous materials scene, police said. Shortly after 10:30 p.m., police who went to serve the warrant found a “small amount of chemicals that are commonly used to produce methamphetamines,” a police news release says. The materials were found in a detached garage.

10/01/2014 04:04 AM

CHESAPEAKE A single-vehicle crash that resulted in a man's death Tuesday night is being investigated as a homicide. Chesapeake police were called to Dunedin Drive, near Tasman Court, about 9:20 p.m. where a single vehicle had run off the road and hit a tree, said Officer Leo Kosinski, a police spokesman.

10/01/2014 04:01 AM

It should be partly sunny today with highs in the upper 70s, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight it should be partly cloudy with temperatures in the low 60s. Thursday should be partly sunny again with temperatures in the upper 70s. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with temperatures in the low 60s.

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Day Date Time Event Location
Saturday 10/4/14 12:00PM 10th Annual War of the Wings Town Center - Virginia Beach
Thursday 11/2/14 7:30PM Senegal St. Joseph Choir at Ferguson Center Ferguson Center
Tuesday 11/7/14 7:30PM Former Senators Snowe and Lieberman at the Ferguson Center Ferguson Center
Sunday 11/5/14 4:00PM Listen Live to Win Jeanne Robertson Tickets Harrison Opera House
Saturday 10/4/14 9:00AM Military Aviation Museum’s WWI Biplanes and Triplanes Airshow Military Aviation Museum
Wednesday 10/18/14 8:00PM Jerry Lewis at the Ferguson Center Ferguson Center