BOSTON (NBC/NECN) - With the Red Sox in the World Series, the city is going crazy with love for their bearded players.
With one of the best fan bases in baseball, loyal Sox fans have put jerseys and beards on statues around town.
Most of the team's players have grown beards as a form of team unity.
Statues of Paul Revere, George Washington and even ducklings in the Public Garden have been outfitted with the facial hair.
So far, the beards have worked their magic, as the team came from nowhere to win the American League Pennant and make it all the way to the World Series.
Boston faced the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday night in the second game of the World Series, where the Cardinals topped the Sox with a score of 4-2.
The best-of-seven series is now tied at 1-1.
Charges have been made in a domestic abuse investigation involving a 74-year-old woman in Elizabeth City.
Witnesses tell WAVY.com the attack of a shopper was the cause of a heavy police presence at the Ross department store at Military Circle in Norfolk Wednesday night.
Drivers traveling between Hatteras Island and the mainland were forced to use an emergency ferry Wednesday, following the sudden closure of the Bonner Bridge Tuesday.