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Census estimates: Newport News growing, Hampton shrinks slightly
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:39:48 -0700

Newport News, York County, Isle of Wight, James City County and Gloucester are growing, while Hampton, Williamsburg, Poquoson and Mathews are stable or shrinking, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Virginia's attorney general hears from York and Poquoson
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:40:38 -0700

YORK — York County and Poquoson officials told Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring that the region could benefit from more mental health hospital beds and more mental health support in general.

Man convicted of sex crimes in York County and Newport News escapes, later found under porch
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:27:20 -0700

Chesterfield County, Va. – An inmate at the Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation assaulted a guard at a Chesterfield treatment facility on Professional Road and escaped Thursday morning for about four hours before he was found hiding under a porch. They just brought Robert Hanna out. He was on the run for several hours. @CBS6 pic.twitter.com/PZYdcTAScV […]

Mercedes crashes into woods in York County; driver charged, police say
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:14:16 -0700

The driver of a Mercedes was charged after the vehicle crashed into the woods in York County Wednesday morning, an official said.

Report: Arlington County is Virginia's healthiest locality
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:12:21 -0700

Albemarle County is ranked as the second healthiest county, followed by Fairfax, Loudoun, and York. Henry, Buchanan, Dickenson and Wise are among the least healthy counties.

York train derailment concerns prompt track repairs near Route 17
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 11:22:16 -0700

The mile-long train carrying North Dakota crude oil to Yorktown that derailed, burst into flames and shut down two water treatment plants in West Virginia has York County officials trying to prevent a local worst-case scenario — a train derailment due to flooding at two outdated...

Locals Share Fresh Air Fund Experiences
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:56:57 -0700

NEW YORK - Litchfield County residents John and Kennedy Cogan and Steven Fuchs and Brian Lancaster recenlty hosted a cocktail event at the Manhattan apartment of Fuchs and Lancaster to share their experiences hosting through The Fresh Air Fund.

Anheuser-Busch donates 65 acres in upper York County to the Civil War Trust
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:44:16 -0700

The Anheuser-Busch Foundation announced Tuesday it will donate 65 acres of land on which the 1862 Battle of Williamsburg was fought, deeding it to the Civil War Trust, a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of battlefields.

UPDATE-State Road 93 in Jackson County, OH now open
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:50:24 -0700

An accident in Jackson County, Ohio involving a semi has closed State Route 93 near the 7 mile marker and County Road 50/ Clay Banner Road.

York train derailment concerns prompt CSX track repairs near Route 17
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 01:27:30 -0700

The mile-long train carrying North Dakota crude oil to Yorktown that derailed, burst into flames and shut down two water treatment plants in West Virginia has York County officials trying to prevent a local worst-case scenario — a train derailment due to flooding at two outdated...