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  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis detected in chickens in Norfolk

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk health officials say Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been detected in a group of chickens. The Norfolk Department of Public Health tells media outlets that a sample taken from the chickens…

  • Confederate flag removed from Norfolk Naval Shipyard

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A Confederate flag has been taken down from outside the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1DpVqfV ) reports that the flag, which has a different design than the Confederate battle flag,…

  • Supreme Court revives lawsuit over Norfolk sign

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has revived a Norfolk company’s lawsuit challenging the city’s sign ordinance. The justices on Monday sent Central Radio Co.’s case back to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court…

  • Norfolk International Airport passenger traffic declines

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk International Airport is reporting a decrease in passenger activity for May. The airport says it experienced a more than 3 percent drop in the number of passengers who used the…

  • Insanity plea accepted for man charged in scooter death

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A man who ran over and killed a woman at a stoplight in June 2014 has been found not guilty of second-degree murder by reason of insanity. The Virginian-Pilot, (http://bit.ly/1TOtYD3 )…

  • US agrees to pay 11-year-old $125,000 for thumb amputation

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The federal government has agreed to pay an 11-year-old girl $125,000 to settle a lawsuit over her thumb, which was amputated in 2011 after she went to a Navy clinic in…

  • Norfolk man found dead near I-64, police investigating

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found near Interstate 64 in Norfolk. State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the body of 31-year-old Garrett P.…

  • Downtown Norfolk undergoing development resurgence

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — City leaders say that after decades of redevelopment, the final pieces of the puzzle are coming into place in downtown Norfolk. This past fall, the city turned over the keys to…

  • Man dies after being hit by train in Norfolk

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk police say a man died after he was hit by a train. Police tell media outlets that the accident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday night. Police say the man…

  • Neighbors complain of Norfolk Southern coal dust

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An environmental group has presented a scientific report that shows significant levels of coal dust can be found in neighborhoods near Norfolk Southern’s massive terminal on the Elizabeth River. Residents in…

  • Ex-Norfolk postal worker pleads guilty to dumping mail

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former U.S. Postal Service worker faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to dumping hundreds of pieces of mail in Norfolk. Shalita Corley of Portsmouth pleaded guilty…

  • Norfolk authorities investigate building explosion

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Authorities are investigating an explosion that damaged a building in Norfolk housing art studios, restaurants and offices. The city owns the 84-year-old Selden Arcade. City spokeswoman Lori Crouch tells The Virginian-Pilot…

  • Special grand jury to investigate fatal Va. police shooting

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A special grand jury will investigate the fatal shooting of a man by Norfolk police in 2014. Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney Greg Underwood’s office says a judge on Wednesday granted Underwood’s motion…

  • Grandmother of Missing Virginia Teen: Cops Should ‘Give Us More Insight’

    (NORFOLK, Va.) — The grandmother of a missing 18-year-old college student said it seems like police in Virginia are “doing nothing” to look for her. Anjelica “AJ” Hadsell has been missing since March 2, according…

  • Project to widen some Chesapeake Bay beaches in Va.

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Some Chesapeake Bay beaches will be getting more sand later this year. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1xTo6Rq) reports the $18.4 million federal government project is part of funding earmarked following the 2012 Hurricane…