| Nov 9, 2013
When it comes to the business of war and national defense, no part of the United States has a longer or deeper record than Hampton Roads.
Even before Washington's victory at Yorktown ensured the independence of a country that has fought in more than...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Dec 6, 2013
More than 70 years after the first Japanese bomb exploded at Pearl Harbor, it can be hard to imagine how people here responded when the news reached Hampton Roads.
Theaters interrupted their screenings to call servicemen to duty. Radio stations broke...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| Nov 29, 2013
More than 800,000 lights transform Newport News Park into a holiday wonderland for this year's Celebration in Lights display. The 21st season opened on Thanksgiving and continues through Jan. 1. Along the two-mile road that winds through the park,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:07 AM
According to a media statement released by the Defense Commissary Agency, all stateside commissaries will “begin a systematic closure process to account for unsold products and secure facilities” on Oct. 2, should the shutdown continue....
| Sep 29, 2013
YORK COUNTY — An electric scroll saw has been Hugh Kalns' friend for decades.
The machine helped him achieve a degree of fame in eastern Virginia's crafting community. Delicate, lace-like carvings of angels, kittens, Christmas wreathes, even...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Commissaries on military bases in the United States reopened today after a six-day closure.
Although the government shutdown is still in effect, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday that the Pentagon would recall most of its 350,000 furloughed...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:06 AM
The American Military Spouses Choir, which includes Fort Eustis resident Sonjia Penny, will find out tonight whether it will soar ahead in the "America's Got Talent" competition, carried in arms of the angels.
Tuesday night, the group performed "Angel,"...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The American Military Spouses Choir, which includes Sonjia Penny of Fort Eustis, may have gotten the boot from the "America's Got Talent" competition on Wednesday, but members hope to keep marching -- and singing -- anyway.
"Honestly, there were no...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:54 AM
HOMICIDES ON THE PENINSULA IN 2013
1. Jan. 1 –Brayden Joseph Whalen (6 months, Hampton) died from injuries sustained during an assault on Dec. 29. Daniel Lunsford (21, Hampton), Brayden’s mother’s boyfriend, and...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Editors' Note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...