| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:58 PM
"America's Got Talent" voters sent the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale home. The singing group is not among the 12 acts advancing to the competition's semifinal round next week, Wednesday's show revealed.
Tuesday night, judge Howard Stern...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Sonjia Penny of Fort Eustis is heading back to New York City today to rehearse with the American Military Spouses Choir in preparation for another round of NBC television's "America's Got Talent" competition.
The vocalist, wife of Army Col. Brent...