| May 11, 2011
| 1:14 PM
A proposal to seek a 2 cent cut in Hampton's real estate tax rate was dropped Wednesday ahead of a vote at City Hall.
Councilman Donnie Tuck made the proposal last week when he said he would seek a vote at Wednesday night's city council meeting when...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 1:39 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — After spending more than two decades away from home, the USS Albany submarine will return to its birthplace next month when it is scheduled to arrive to the Newport News shipyard for a four-month maintenance project.
The U.S. Navy...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 1:50 PM
He wasn't an afterthought, but it's safe to say Terrell Joyce wasn't one of the prize names the Peninsula Pilots brought to town this summer. He signed a conditional contract, which means he'll keep a spot warm until someone else arrives after his college...
| May 18, 2011
| 5:38 PM
When contract discussions between Old Dominion coach Wendy Larry and athletic director Wood Selig moved from the study to the front lawn, with megaphones and an audience, it was over.
Larry's reign on Hampton Boulevard was done. The only question was,...
| Sep 18, 2012
Buying a new car can be a joyous event. Before you leave the dealership, however, you'll find yourself in the finance office with a pitch for an extended warranty. Before you sign up, consider some expert advice.
"Extended warranties, offered at the time...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Since its debut in 2004, THE X FACTOR has remained the U.K.'s #1 program for the last seven years, peaking with an audience of 21 million for its 2010 finale. The format swiftly broke similar records around the world, where local versions have...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 12:49 PM
The Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County has spent more than $350,000 in tax money intended for kids on management reorganization by a pair of Canadian consultants whose charges include $275 an hour for "executive coaching.''
| Feb 9, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Baltimore's most prominent basketballer, Carmelo Anthony, has been the subject of trade talk since his wedding this summer. As my colleague Kevin Van Valkenburg wrote in this feature last month, the uncertainty and the negative feedback from Denver...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 10:00 AM
The Ravens haven't drafted a quarterback since taking Joe Flacco 18th overall in 2008. With Troy Smith and John Beck gone and Marc Bulger set to become a free agent, there is a decent chance the Ravens will take a quarterback for the first since they...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Moments after Phoenix Suns guard Zabian Dowdell picked up his fourth foul in 11 minutes Feb. 2 against the Milwaukee Bucks, he walked over to teammate Mickael Pietrus seeking a little sympathy and understanding.
Pietrus, a seven-year veteran forward in...
| Feb 11, 2011
When considering plastic surgery, it's hard to know what questions to ask.
First, you have to decide whether to have the surgery at all. Then you must choose a surgeon.
We asked two experts, Fort Lauderdale cosmetic surgeon Paul Wigoda and Miami...