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New York mayor de Blasio faces backlash following police shootings

New York mayor de Blasio faces backlash following police shootings

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio faced the biggest crisis of his political career on Sunday after a gunman killed two police officers in an...

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Dozens of suspected Kenyan separatists charged with police camp raid

Protests in India over conversions set back reform agenda

Greek parliament vote in balance after Samaras election offer

China says officials should learn minority languages

Senior Chinese leader to visit Vietnam amid sea tension

China to 'regulate' foreign NGOs with new law

Spain's Princess Cristina to stand trial on tax fraud charges

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Motorcycle club wheels in Christmas cheer for James City family

JAMES CITY¬†— Most children believe Christmas comes on Santa's sleigh, but this year the rumbling of motorcycles rang in the...

Column: Cuba embargo tough to defend

Since the news of President Obama's decision to renew diplomatic relations with Cuba broke earlier this week, everyone I encounter who knows...

Thousands of Christmas toys delivered to James City children

JAMES CITY — Kids came running out of their homes Saturday at the sound of music and sirens in Burton Woods apartment complex, excited...

BEST OF: James City boarder is bark of the town

JAMES CITY — Whether boarding a pet while on vacation or ensuring their four-legged friend has a day of play while they're at work,...

BEST OF: Williamsburg chef's motto is 'bake like you're going to eat everything'

WILLIAMSBURG — Rosie Castillo, owner of La Patisserie, isn't afraid to try something new, and that's what she feels earned her...

BEST OF: Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que, an old recipe for success

YORK - Praise for Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que is nothing new, and the accolades keep pouring in 43 years after the Pierce family opened shop...

BEST OF: Planet's 'greatest' toy store also No.1 in Williamsburg

JAMES CITY - Their tagline is "greatest toy store on the planet."

BEST OF: Computer repair shop in James City pledges to fix it right the first time

JAMES CITY— Gazette readers picked Computer Concepts, in New Town, as the area's best computer repair shop.

Bringing gift-wrapped joy to Williamsburg seniors

Douglas Panto has donned red suit, hat and beard to play St. Nick for Home Instead Senior Care's Be A Santa To A Senior program for the past...

BEST OF: Norge Dental Center marks 25th year serving community

– Dentistry is one part science and one part art, with a whole lot of continuing education built in – both for the patients...

Emotions mixed on relations with Cuba

Fernando Groene was 5 years old when his family fled Cuba in early 1962. Fidel Castro's communist regime had been in power for a little more...

Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail chief defends guard in incident with inmate

JAMES CITY — A corrections officer accused of choking a former inmate at Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail last summer is facing a...

James City Planning Group committee backs BASF Corp., proposal for mixed use resort

JAMES CITY — A proposal to allow development of a new resort along a two-mile stretch of the James River in Grove got tacit approval...

James City's ReStore takes over the store next door

JAMES CITY — A single wall standing in the way of expansion was hardly a challenge for a seasoned Habitat Humanity crew working to...

Domestic call at Williamsburg hotel turns into charges for 7

WILLIAMSBURG — A domestic dispute on Capitol Landing Road in mid December triggered charges against seven people, three of them...

Police: Woman in critical condition following two-vehicle crash in James City

JAMES CITY — A Williamsburg woman and her 8-year-old son were hospitalized Wednesday evening after a two-vehicle crash on Pocahontas...

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