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.
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.