NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Norfolk's innovative approach to address veterans' access to jobs, flooding and civic initiatives helped the Hampton Roads city win a prestigious nationwide award.
Norfolk has been named an All-American City. The National Civic League recognizes ten communities each year for outstanding civic accomplishments and this year, Norfolk made the list.
The award program was created in 1949 and since then has awarded more than 600 communities.
A 10-member delegation from Norfolk traveled to Denver, Colorado Sunday for this year's award ceremony.
Listed alphabetically by state, the 2013 All-America Cities are:
Dunn, North Carolina
Garner, North Carolina
Thomasville, North Carolina
The North Carolina Department of Transportation said work to secure the Bonner Bridge could take anywhere from a week to 90 days.
WAVY News 10's Andy Fox sat down with outgoing Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell for a one-on-one interview.
A van crashed into a house in Virginia Beach Wednesday, and fire officials said an elderly driver was behind the wheel.
A 12-year-old student was arrested and charged with making a threat against a Hampton middle school.
The suspect entered Oriental Decor in the Lynnhaven Crossing Shopping Center around 1:50 p.m. on Dec. 6 and stole a sword valued at $300.
The FBI is asking for the public's help to identify the suspects responsible for a string of bank robberies in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach.
One of two men accused of killing an off-duty Norfolk police officer in 2010 was denied bond Wednesday morning.