| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:18 PM
A wildfire that scorched more than 30,000 acres in Santa Clarita last year was caused by electrical power lines, federal officials said Monday.
Although the U.S Forest Service said in a statement that power lines caused the Powerhouse fire, officials...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Tuesday he had ordered five dozen additional criminal investigators to Texas to prosecute human smugglers responsible for bringing children across the border illegally.
Johnson disclosed the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:00 PM
President Barack Obama seems to be having quite a difficult time trying to find shelter for the thousands of immigrant children who have swarmed into our country ("U.S. considering new Md. sites for immigrant children," June 17).
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:37 AM
A proposed meals tax in Mathews County will go before voters in November in the form of a referendum.
The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday night to allow the public to decide whether or not the county should levy the tax on prepared food and beverages...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:00 PM
A surge of young immigrants crossing the border is prompting President Obama to delay his plans to announce more lenient deportation policies, a sign that the White House has begun to guard against political fallout from the unprecedented influx of...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:55 AM
President Obama is telling Central American parents considering sending their children to the U.S. border to escape violence and poverty to keep them at home.
“Our message absolutely is don't send your children unaccompanied, on trains or through...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Under fire from Republicans for failing to stem the recent flood of young immigrants, President Obama is delivering a message to Central American parents considering sending their children to the U.S. to escape violence and poverty at home: Don't risk it....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:04 AM
This week’s cold open is just cruel. At first, it appears that our Eric Northman is alive, holed up in a nice hotel in a Spanish-speaking country. But It becomes clear that it’s a dream as soon as Jason pops up, upset that Eric had to get so...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:46 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $2 million to Mathews County to elevate nine homes that have received repeated flood damage during storms. The money will also be used to acquire three properties that owners no longer want because of...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Immigrant youths covered the dirty concrete floors of the Border Patrol holding cells here, sprawled shoulder to shoulder and draped in grubby Red Cross blankets, enveloped in a haze of sweat and body odor.
Groups of girls and boys stared out the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Stymied by the partisan gridlock, President Obama's recent directives to bar federal contractors from discriminating against gay employees and to cut carbon pollution are bold examples of how presidents have used their executive powers to address critical...