Ryan Murphy

Writer

The Hampton Roads native joined the Daily Press as an intern in May 2013, after graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University. Since then, he's covered everything from cops, courts and council meetings to dead dolphins and bacon celebrations.

After two years as the beat reporter for Isle of Wight County, he now covers the city of Hampton.

Recent Articles

  • Human remains found in Hayes section of Gloucester

    Human remains found in Hayes section of Gloucester

    Human remains were discovered in a wooded area in Gloucester Saturday morning, according to a release from the Gloucester Sheriff's Office.  Two people stumbled across a skull about a mile into the woods on the 3000 block of George Washington Memorial Highway in the Hayes area of Gloucester on Saturday...

  • WJC Schools hires new chief financial officer

    WJC Schools hires new chief financial officer

    JAMES CITY -- Just as school budget season is beginning, the Williamsburg-James City School Division has hired a new chief financial officer. The WJC School Board unanimously approved the hire during Tuesday's meeting, appointing Christina Berta to the post starting Jan. 5. According to a Wednesday...

  • Surry County's commonwealth attorney charged with DUI in James City

    Surry County's commonwealth attorney charged with DUI in James City

    Surry County's chief prosecutor was arrested and charged with driving under the influence Saturday afternoon in James City County. Gerald Glen Poindexter, 73, was trying to drive his vehicle onto a Jamestown-Scotland Wharf ferry on the Surry side of the river when he hit a curb, and ferry attendants...

  • Knights, Faire ladies at Renaissance event at Endview Plantation

    Knights, Faire ladies at Renaissance event at Endview Plantation

    NEWPORT NEWS — The sound of steel against steel rang out again and again across the lawn at Endview Plantation Saturday. Two men hefted swords and circled each other, occasionally lunging in for a strike of the sword against armor or shield. The yellow knight was outfitted in 100 pounds of heavy...

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