NORFOLK, Va. - Starting Monday, February 16, light rail construction will beginon Civic Center Plaza, adjacent to the City Hall, City Jail,Circuit Court and General District Court buildings. Theconstruction is expected to continue through summer 2009.
No new detours will be necessary for the construction; howeverthe existing East Main Street detour will continue to be in effect.Access to the North and South City Hall parking garages and lotswill remain accessible. The pedestrian walkways will remain openand both pedestrians and motorists are cautioned to be alert toconstruction activity.
Norfolk Police are investigating the cause of death for male found unconscious on the beach.
Several local families could be out on the streets by the new year, if things don't improve at a Chesapeake shelter.
A disturbing national trend has found it's way into eastern North Carolina. There have been reports of young men punching innocent people -- with the intention of knocking them out -- and the victims never see it coming.