Author: Chelsea Sherman

Cheat Sheet: March 5, 2013

Male found shot in Suffolk neighborhood Police were called in Suffolk around 11:50 a.m. due to suspicious activity. When officers arrived at the Respass Beach Road and Burbage Lake Circle area, they found a man in the street suffering from…

Cheat Sheet: February 28, 2013

Pope steps down in historical resignation Pope Benedict XVI officially stepped down from the papacy at an emotional ceremony in Rome today. Benedict is the first pope in 600 years to resign from his duty. The doors of the Castel…

Cheat Sheet: February 26, 2013

Immigrants facing deportation given supervised release In a reaction to the looming budget cuts and potential sequester in three days, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has released an unknown number of immigration detainees being held pending deportation. These individuals…

Meet Caleb Bauers

Interview conducted at Cafe Moka, Virginia Beach Name: Caleb Bauers Residence: Chesapeake Occupation: Associate at Apple Retail Store, Norfolk How long have you lived in Hampton Roads? 18 years What is the last book you read? The seventh Harry Potter…

Cheat Sheet: February 21, 2013

Obama to speak in Newport News President Obama will visit Newport News Shipbuilding next Tuesday to speak about the looming sequester that is set to take effect March 1 if no budget agreement is made in Congress. Such cuts will…

Cheat Sheet: February 19, 2013

Robbers make out with diamonds worth $50 million A huge diamond heist occurred at a Belgian airport last night in Brussels. Eight armed robbers managed to drive two black cars with police lights flashing onto the tarmac of the airport…

Cheat Sheet: February 14, 2013

Cruise ship returning home after four dreadful days After a nightmare at sea, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph will finally make port tonight in Mobile, AL. Over 4,000 passengers have been stuck on the ship for the past four days…

HRM Valentine's Gift Guide: For the Romantic

Happy Valentine's Day from Hampton Roads Magazine! Even though today is the big day, perhaps there's still a couple lovebirds out there who aren't exactly early birds and are in need of a last minute--yet wonderfully thoughtful--gift for your sweetie.…

Cheat Sheet: February 12, 2013

Coast Guard holds hearings over sunken ship Hearings will be held in Portsmouth today over the sinking of the HMS Bounty, which occurred off the coast of Cape Hatteras in October. The Bounty sank after taking on water. Crew member…

Meet Laura Jenkins

Interview conducted at Borjo Coffeehouse, Norfolk Name: Laura Jenkins           Residence: Yorktown, but I go to school in Norfolk. What is your occupation? I’m a waitress and a graduate assistant. I’m also a graduate student majoring in exercise science at ODU.…

HRM Valentine’s Gift Guide: For the Manly Man

From now until the 14th, we’ll be giving little hints about what your significant other would love to receive on Valentine’s Day. This one is for manly man in your life—the one who takes the recycling bin out to the…

HRM Cheat Sheet: February 7, 2013

Aircraft carrier presence diminished in Persian Gulf Norfolk is feeling the strain of budget cuts as Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has approved a plan to keep only one aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf instead of two. Both Norfolk-based carriers…

Cheat Sheet: February 5, 2013

Monarch basketball coach dismissed after 12 years Old Dominion Athletic Director Dr. Wood Selig announced today that Blaine Taylor would no longer be coaching the Monarch basketball team. Yesterday the basketball team suffered their 10th consecutive loss this season under…

Cheat Sheet: February 2-3: Weekend Roundup

Ravens defeat 49ers in eventful Super Bowl After a 35-minute power outage, dozens of long-awaited $4 million commercials and a wild halftime show, the Baltimore Ravens emerged from Super Bowl XLVII victoriously. The game seemed to be going in the…

Cheat Sheet: January 31, 2013

Prosecutor gunned down outside courthouse An assistant district attorney for Kaufman County, Texas, was shot dead this morning outside the Kaufman County Courthouse. Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly ambushed the DA at around 8:50 this morning, shooting…

Cheat Sheet: January 29, 2013

Traffic stop turns into shooting in Norfolk A traffic stop today in Norfolk escalated into a shooting that left a police officer and suspect injured. The shooting was reported around 11:30 a.m. on Hampton Blvd. near Beachwood Ave. Police were…

Meet Lucian Mattison

Interview conducted at Borjo Coffeehouse, Norfolk Name: Lucian Mattison Residence: Norfolk What is your occupation? I’m a grad student at ODU, getting my MFA in poetry. How long have you lived in Hampton Roads? I’ve only been here since August.…

Cheat Sheet: January 24, 2013

  Lawmakers unveil new assault weapons ban Democratic lawmakers introduced a proposal today for a new assault weapons ban. The legislation, called the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, is similar to the one that expired in 2004 but has more…

Cheat Sheet: January 22, 2013

Truck scatters granite countertops on I-264 If you were heading eastbound on I-264 early this afternoon, you were probably surprised to see all four lanes crawling at a snail’s pace around Ballentine Boulevard. A tractor trailer lost its load of…

Cheat Sheet: January 21, 2013

America’s 57th presidential inauguration today President Barack Obama was publicly sworn into office today at the nation’s 57th Inauguration. The ceremony began with an invocation by civil rights figure Myrlie Evers-Williams. Biden and Obama both took the oath for their…

Cheat Sheet: January 19-20: Weekend Roundup

Arsons resume in Accomack County The Eastern Shore may once again be falling victim to a serial arsonist. According to Va. State Police, two fires were started Sunday, causing damage to a storage shed on Nelsonia Road and tires on…

Cheat Sheet: January 17, 2013

Obama gun control proposals unveiled, making biggest legislative effort in a generation In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, gun control has been at the forefront of the political conversation. On Monday, New York took the lead on the…