• Va. man dies in paragliding accident

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a man has died in a paragliding accident south of Chesapeake. Media outlets report 27-year-old Jeff Toll of Virginia Beach was piloting the paraglider when it struck a power line Tuesday night on a farm where he’d flown for years. State Police say Toll was pronounced dead…

  • Beer of the Week: Flying Dog Dead Rise

    See it, swim it, fish it. Now, taste it!

  • Va. defense contractor sentenced for bribery

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Chesapeake defense contractor will spend four years in prison for paying bribes to public officials. According to court documents, 50-year-old Roderic Smith and a business partner paid cash bribes to two officials from the Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Kenny Toy and Scott Miserendino. In exchange, their company received contracts on…

  • Virginia man accused of stealing water service

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been accused of stealing water service and rigging a pipe that shocked an employee trying to turn it off. Media outlets report 23-year-old John J. Cirillo of Chesapeake was arrested Tuesday on one count each of malicious wounding and theft of services. According to a search warrant…

  • Silver Spring teacher writes children’s book on environmental awareness

    If you think a water bottle can\’t have an adventure, think again.

  • Rising seas, sinking land put Maryland’s waterfront communities at risk

    Noah Bradshaw knows what the rising waters of the Chesapeake Bay can do to a community. The 68-year-old city inspector grew up in a house in town that had been moved from nearby Holland Island a century ago.

  • Sharks: Perceived menace actually vulnerable, essential

    Sharks are going to hunt down you and your
    and won\’t rest
    until they explode. At least, that\’s what the
    movie \”Jaws\” would have you

  • Inmate escapes from Chesapeake City Jail

    Police are searching for an escaped inmate from a
    Virginia jail.