| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015.
•The Affordable Care and...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:44 PM
In a sprawling warehouse five miles inland from the port of Newark, N.J., Special Agent Scott Doyle was dwarfed by the metal shipping container that had just arrived from Indonesia and was headed to Maryland. It held 14 tons of pasteurized crabmeat,...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:15 PM
A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them.
The former hotel is now a senior living center...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:32 AM
With seafood fraud a continuing problem in Maryland and across the nation, environmentalists, fishermen and lawmakers are expressing concern about a decline in the number of special investigative agents and enforcement cases at the National Oceanic and...
| Dec 22, 2014
HAMPTON — When it comes to paperwork, City Hall knows how to produce it.
Hampton has budgeted $44,725 in fiscal year 2015 to coordinate the records it produces.
The money is used to organize and track city records by "improving the timeliness...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer....
| Dec 21, 2014
The confused and lengthy effort to find the missing mug shot of a former Windsor police chief accused of embezzlement has finally yielded a booking photo — but the picture of why it was hard to get remained fuzzy until recently.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:21 AM
A University of Chicago law professor is calling on the city to release video, if it exists, tied to a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a teenage boy on the Southwest Side.
“When there are such fractured relationships between police and...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:11 AM
The 38-acre parcel located next to Hawthorn Woods' Copperfield Park could soon be transformed into a 28-lot residential development.
Schaumburg-based real estate developer Orleans Rhil is looking to turn the property that once housed a landscape...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:03 AM
The mailbox at the Peart residence in Northbrook reminds me of festive mailboxes pictured on holiday cards.
At least Lucille “Sis” and Cliff Peart hoped to receive seasonal mail from the families they served as crossing guards at...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The closed-door meeting during which Fort Monroe Authority board chairman John Lawson disclosed a possible conflict of interest with The Chamberlin's expansion plans was convened in violation of state law, the state Freedom of Information Council said....