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Mayor: National Guard not deployed quickly enough to Ferguson

Mayor: National Guard not deployed quickly enough to Ferguson

The National Guard was not deployed quickly enough in Ferguson, Mo., after unrest erupted following the announcement that a white police...

National News

FBI raids Puerto Rico sewer authority PRASA

Two Minneapolis men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

Missouri governor orders hundreds more National Guard troops to Ferguson

No decision on Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson's future: mayor

In Ferguson, a riot foreseen but not avoided

Independent investigator named for alleged UVA frat gang rape

National Guard not deployed quickly enough to Ferguson: mayor

Why a small North Dakota town is taking on Big Rail

U.S. justices to consider police conduct in arrest of disabled woman

Missouri governor orders more troops to Ferguson after riots

World News

Female suicide bombers kill at least 44 in Nigeria's northeast

Two Malian soldiers killed in landmine explosion

Eight killed at graduation party in shooting in El Salvador

Syrian government air strikes kill 63 in Raqqa: monitoring group

Yemeni forces free eight al Qaeda hostages; U.S. says no Americans

FBI investigation into Puerto Rico's PRASA focuses on one case: PRASA head

China looms over South Asian summit in the Himalayas

Colombia FARC free two soldiers, vow to release general by weekend

Two policemen injured by bomb at Shi'ite village in Bahrain

Italy's Renzi clears hurdle in parliament on labor law

Local News

$723 worth of items stolen from James City home

— Police are investigating the theft of more than $700 worth of household items stolen from a vacant home in Grove sometime over the...

James City supervisors, WJC School Board to hold joint work session Tuesday

JAMES CITY -- The Williamsburg-James City School Board is slated to attend the James supervisors' work session on Tuesday afternoon for a...

Salvation Army opens new distribution center, seeks storage facility

– The volunteers of Williamsburg's chapter of the Salvation Army anticipate helping hundreds of families over the next several weeks...

Virginia's gas tax headed up

RICHMOND — Virginia's gas tax will almost certainly increase Jan. 1, ratcheting up about 45 percent because of last year's landmark...

WJC Schools releases draft 2015-16 calendar, seeks community feedback

A recently released draft of the 2015-16 school calendar shows Williamsburg-James City students returning to school on Tuesday, Sept. 8,...

Half of Colonial Williamsburg's $600 million funding goal raised

Colonial  Williamsburg President and CEO Mitchell B. Reiss said the organization had raised nearly half of its recent fundraising goal,...

Black Friday chat: Ask the bargain experts your holiday shopping questions

Shop online now or wait until Black Friday? Hit the lines on the morning of Black Friday or wait for Cyber Monday?

New master plan at William and Mary proposes new facilities, modernization

Officials at the College of William and Mary on Friday unveiled a new master facilities plan that, if approved, will modernize much of the...

James City father will serve 30 months for damage to child's throat

— A James City father convicted of sticking a finger down his baby's throat and causing serious injury was sentenced Monday to two and...

Hospice House of Williamsburg offers support around holidays for those struggling with loss

The holidays are supposed to be the happiest time of year. Parties and other social gatherings with friends and family abound and there is...

Police arrest James City man in sexual assault of 15-year-old girl

— A James City man accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl on multiple occasions over the past six years was arrested last...

Williamsburg Landing recognized by James City County

Williamsburg Landing was recently recognized with the 2014 Captain John Smith Award by the county, presented to organizations that have made...

Black Friday: Your guide to store hours, deals and shopping advice

Although shopper protests seem louder each year, big box retailers like Walmart, Target and Toys "R" Us will start their Black Friday...

EDITORIAL: Re imagine history tourism

It's easy to get lost in the zeros when a number like $600,000,000 lands in your inbox. Colonial Williamsburg's just announced fundraising...

Williamsburg cellphone theft case sent to grand jury

— A robbery charge against a James City man whom police say was implicated when the phone he was accused of stealing rang was...

Man pleads out on computer threats

WILLIAMSBURG — A man who threatened to burn down a local apartment complex pleaded, guilty Friday to three misdemeanor charges and was...

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