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HAMPTON — The derelict buildings, playing children and crime associated with the property's seedy visitors are long gone from the former Harbor Square site downtown. But as the city plans to redevelop the 17.7-acre tract — and contractors...
Treasure hunters have long pilfered arrowheads, pottery and other archaeological artifacts on state lands, risking jail time if caught. But a loophole in state law meant that looters didn't face consequences for their thievery on Lake County Water...
When hundreds of federal agents raided four Southern California museums early one January morning in 2008, it set the art world ablaze, suggesting that even amid an international looting scandal, museums had continued to do business with the black...
Tags: Arts, Justice System, Theft, Prosecution, Crime, Law and Justice
Staff WriterOCOTILLO — A massive blade from one of the 112 wind turbines recently installed was found near a tower base Thursday, after plummeting onto the ground overnight, triggering safety concerns among officials and some residents. No injuries were...
The first time Lynn Ripley reached down and coaxed a piece of broken pottery from the dirt at her newly purchased York River farm, she just trying to tidy up the grounds. But as the years passed, the Gloucester woman turned up so many arrowheads...
When the first English settlers sailed into Hampton Roads in 1607, they were latecomers to Virginia. Four times during the previous half-century, Spanish explorers probed the James and York rivers - and on Sept. 10, 1570 they planted a Jesuit mission...
Much of what we know about past civilizations in Mexico comes from the writings of colonial Europeans -- Spanish conquerors and priests -- who arrived in the Americas in the 1500s. But archaeological evidence from recent excavations at a site called El...
Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a mysterious stone monument weighing 60,000 tons and rising 32 feet above the bottom of the Sea of Galilee. Scientists don't know who built the structure, or why, but in a recent paper in the International...
Archaeologists and forensic scientists working with human remains recovered at Historic Jamestowne last summer reported Wednesday that their follow-up studies have turned up the gruesome first physical evidence of the cannibalism that took place during...
Nobody knows exactly when a nameless 14-year-old English girl met her end during the deadly Starving Time at Jamestown — or when she was butchered by a desperate fellow colonist driven to unthinkable extremes by hunger. She was already forgotten...
L.A. NOWPetroglyph panels cut and chiseled off an eastern Sierra rock art site sacred to Native Americans have been recovered by federal investigators, U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials announced Thursday. The suspected thieves have not been identified and...
MEXICO CITY -- Did the rulers of the ancient city of Teotihuacan dedicate their largest pyramid to the god of fire, the so-called old god with a signature beard and fire atop his head? Mexican archaeologists announced this week that a figure of the god,...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Mexico
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