NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Thousands of pirates invaded the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News Saturday.
WAVY TV 10 was a proud sponsor of the event, called Pirates Pack the Park.
Thousands of pirates were needed to take the Guinness World Record for the largest pirate gathering away from the British. They had more than enough people show up Saturday, but only about half were dressed as pirates so they fell well short of the record.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory toured the Bonner Bridge area Friday morning after officials shut it down due to safety concerns.
A 24-year-old man is accused of fleeing as troopers tried to initiate a traffic stop in Hampton Friday.
Hampton fire crews battled a residential structure fire early Friday morning.