| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:32 PM
A doctor charged last month with murdering four people had a paper trail of professional troubles — including being kicked out of a Chicago residency program for "substandard" behavior — yet maintained a license to practice medicine in...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Fixing the James River Bridge grid deck will cost at least $200,000 more than previously thought, according to documents from the Virginia Department of Transportation obtained by the Daily Press under the Freedom of Information Act, bringing the total to...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- While the Obama administration offers life support to its Affordable Care Act, in the UK a growing number of people are asking whether it's time to pull the plug on the National Health Service (NHS), which is in critical...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:15 AM
In the winter, Chicagoans complain about the slippery sidewalks, the snow plows not moving fast enough and freezing cold subzero temperatures.
And of course, they complain about dibs.
Some drivers believe that parking spot is theirs because they dug...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The Daily Press has received the memorandum of understanding for the transfer of assets of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center to Christopher Newport University.
The 18-page document outlines details about plans for the center's core...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Is keno addictive? Does it drain more money from the poor than others? Does it increase crime, divorce, bankruptcy? What is the experience in other states?
We don't know the answers to these questions because keno was slipped into the budget bill a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly and bees gotta sting. And if you live in the Huntington Landmark Senior Citizens Community, the latter is especially true.
After a yearlong battle, the residents finally got our board of directors to move the beehives...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Literary fans know William T. Vollmann as a National Book Award-winning author; the FBI knew him as Unabomber suspect S-2047.
In the September issue of Harper's, Vollmann explores his FBI file in a brilliant, chilling essay about America and privacy,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A week after declassified CIA documents came to light verifying that the U.S. spy agency was behind a 1953 coup in Iran, parliamentarians in the Islamic Republic voted Tuesday to fast-track a lawsuit against Washington for interfering in Iranian...
| Sep 4, 2013
One of the ways the Tribune acts as watchdog for the community is by holding public officials accountable for their decisions.
We often do that by using the Freedom of Information Act to obtain public records that compare what officials promise to do...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:11 PM
It was 1961 and the Cold War battle for influence in newly independent African states was sharply focused on the Congo.
The first elected leader, Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, had been kidnapped, tortured and killed by a military junta earlier in...