CHESAPEAKE A runway 14 years in the making will open Thursday for recreational pilots and businesses that fly in and out of the region.
Highs today should be in the upper 70s with partly sunny skies. The National Weather Service also warns of a moderate rip current risk through the evening. Tonight it should be mostly cloudy with temperatures in the low 60s. On Friday, it should be partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s again. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows of about 65 degrees.
Jeff Toll died Tuesday doing what he loved: flying around with a giant fan strapped to his back. And, according to friends, the 26-year-old Virginia Beach resident would never want what happened to him to deter anyone from paragliding.
PORTSMOUTH Police are looking for a man they say abducted a woman and tried to kill her.
A respiratory virus that's sickening children across the country has landed in Virginia. Federal health officials confirmed that a virus that hospitalized a cluster of children in Richmond was the dreaded D68 strain of enterovirus that's been identified in more than a dozen other states.
VIRGINIA BEACH A Three Oaks Elementary School educator has been selected as Region 2 Teacher of the Year, according to the state and the division. Bevin Reinen, a first-grade and special education inclusion teacher, learned of the award Wednesday morning when Superintendent Aaron Spence and Chief Academic Officer Amy Cashwell stopped by her classroom with flowers.
NOROFLK Police are investigating an attempted robbery of a passenger by a taxi driver. A man called for a cab just before 4 a.m. Wednesday on the 400 block of Monticello Ave. When the passenger climbed in the cab that arrived, the driver locked all the doors and tried to rob him, according to police. The victim said he was able to get out of the vehicle, and the driver then sped away.
NORFOLK Police are investigating the shooting of a man who sought treatment at Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. The victim said the incident occurred about 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release. The injury is not considered life-threatening. Anyone with information can call police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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