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In Opinion, from @JennMcClellanVA : The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is working and neither regulators nor the governor should stop it.

Ocean spray washes onto a car windshield on the ferry from Ocracoke Island to Hatteras on Thursday as remnants of Hurricane Ian approach North Carolina's Outer Banks. (📹: Bill Tiernan/For The Virginian-Pilot)

After years of costly growing pains, the USS Gerald R. Ford will embark on its first deployment Monday.

Here's a look at NASA's asteroid strike through the lens of the Hubble and James Webb space telescopes. 👀

We've got the scores for a special edition of Thursday night lights.

Oscar Smith, the No. 1 team in Hampton Roads, trailed 17-0 to No. 13 Indian River midway through the second quarter. But the comeback had already begun.

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ review: When ‘twice as good as the original’ means less than you think 🧙‍♀️ 🧹 🪄

JUST IN: A man who left the Norfolk courthouse near the end of his trial in the killing of Old Dominion University student Chris Cummings has been arrested, according to a tweet from Norfolk police.


We are devastated to report that Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press reporter Sierra Jenkins was among the victims of an overnight shooting in downtown Norfolk. She was 24.

BREAKING: Gloucester man arrested, charged with terrorism in connection to Williamsburg parking lot explosion

Another photo in the 1984 EVMS yearbook pictures a man who appears to be in blackface and dressed as a woman with the caption: "who ever thought Diana Ross would make it to Medical School!"

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BREAKING: The Pilot and Daily Press along with a dozen other news media organizations are suing Gov. Youngkin for refusing to turn over records related to his administration’s email tip line for parents and others to report so-called “divisive” concepts.

A Virginia state trooper claimed in a text that he coughed on a driver he ticketed to spread COVID-19. The message surfaced during a homicide investigation in Arizona, where the trooper's brother is charged in the killing of a Sunday school teacher.