PORTSMOUTH Nightly closures of Interstate 264 in Portsmouth will begin tonight and continue for about a week as work progresses on the Martin Luther King Freeway Extension project.
SUFFOLK Police have made a second arrest in a string of thefts from vehicles in the northern part of the city. The thefts happened in mid-February and the items taken included CDs, DVDs, jewelry, electronics and cash, according to a city news release.
VIRGINIA BEACH Raise the big top! Cirque du Soleil may be coming to the resort area this summer. The Canadian entertainment company is working out final details to perform July 15 to Aug. 15 in the parking lot of the Convention Center.
NORFOLK It may seem like the snow is unending, but here is a sure harbinger of spring: Flu cases have taken a downturn. The level of flu activity in Virginia fell from widespread to regional at the end of February, in numbers just reported this week.
SUSSEX COUNTY A 55-year-old North Carolina man is charged with attempted murder in the second degree in a road rage incident Wednesday on Interstate 95.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. State health officials say North Carolina's death toll from influenza this year has reached 183. The Winston-Salem Journal reported that seven people died in the most recent week where statistics have been tabulated. The Department of Health and Human Services said about 150 of the victims were age 65 and older, including six of the most recent deaths.
FAIRFAX A Fairfax County judge is scheduled to hear arguments from a coalition of news media seeking to unseal court records in a case involving a Charlottesville man charged with killing a University of Virginia student.
RICHMOND The James River Association is taking applications until March 20 for its floating classroom, which transports Virginia students down the 340-mile length of the James. The fifth annual James River Expedition will be launched June 27. The educational expedition is open to rising 10th- and 11th-grade students who live within the watershed.
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