PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Local musicians came out Sunday afternoon with a goal of helping injured veterans heal in Portsmouth by taking part in a fundraiser for the nonprofit "Guitars for Vets."
The organization raises awareness for the role music can play in helping heal the "invisible side effects" of post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries.
Guitars for Vets offers a ten week session to interested veterans. It includes songwriting, guitar lessons, and a free guitar for the wounded warriors.
HazMat crews have identified the material on a derailed train in Norfolk as cement. East Princess Anne and Ingleside roads have reopened to traffic.
A portion of Dominion Boulevard in Chesapeake is shut down as part of an emergency closure.
A horse that was reported missing in Elizabeth City has been found dead.