NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - ODU sophomore quarterback Taylor Heinicke has been nominated as a finalist for the Walter Payton Award.
The award will be given to one of the three finalists during the Football Championship Subdivision in Philadelphia on Dec. 17.
The other finalists are Wofford fullback Eric Breitenstein and Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet.
Heinicke made national headlines in September when he broke NCAA Division I records with 730 passing yards and gained 791 yards of total offense.
He ranks third in the nation in completions per game and broke a school record seven TDs.
The Monarchs host Coastal Carolina Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.
Five finalists have been announced for fire chief in Newport News, and the public will be able to ask them questions at separate forums.
Residents in the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula and Accomack County areas may see a winter mix Tuesday afternoon.
A Norfolk man who killed his friend in a DUI crash in Virginia Beach will spend the next three years behind bars.
Each Hampton fire station got a new pet oxygen mask, courtesy of Invisible Fence Brand of Hampton Roads.
A Newport News man is wanted in connection to a shooting in Hampton over the weekend.
Norfolk Police need help identifying two suspects who tried to rob a tobacco store Friday afternoon.
Two school buses crashed in Virginia Beach on Dec. 10, 2013.