WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) - President Obama left Williamsburg Tuesday morning after spending several days in the city to prepare for the presidential debate against Mitt Romney.
The president departed quickly around 11:45 a.m. at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. WAVY.com was at the scene as the president darted up the stairs and into Air Force One, making sure to stop and wave before disappearing inside the plane.
Around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a Robinson 44 Helicopter that entered into the restricted airspace. The helicopter was escorted to Wakefield Municipal Airport without further incident.
President Obama will face Governor Mitt Romney Tuesday night at 9 p.m. in the second of three debates between the presidential hopefuls.
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.