| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Many retailers and package delivery companies plan to hire more seasonal workers this holiday season than last year. And if you're looking for a job, the time to apply is now.
UPS is nearly doubling its holiday staffing from last year by adding up to...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:00 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Giraffes, an elephant and a hippopotamus will soon depart Hilton Village for a long winter's nap. And so will the mini-golfers who usually are duffing around them.
Play A Round Golf and Games will close later this month in...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:11 PM
"Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" (HBO, Fridays). It's often the case nowadays that a big-time recording artist or act will accompany a new release with a making-of documentary, and is sometimes the case that that documentary, which is, after all, a kind...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:23 PM
TAMPA — As the NFL revels in pink in October honoring breast cancer awareness, what's the color scheme for a horrible NFL franchise?
Is it too harsh to paint the Tampa Bay Bucs in funeral black? Perhaps a dullish gray? Or maybe the blue hue from...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:17 PM
UPS plans to hire 4,000 seasonal workers in the Chicago area this holiday season, almost 20 percent more than last year, to help with a big increase in deliveries from a rise in online shopping.
UPS, which last year hired 3,400 workers, is working with...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The long-awaited Brooks Crossing development in the Southeast Community appears to be moving forward.
The city will fund $3.3 million for Phase 1 of street reconstruction and utility replacement, the Economic/Industrial Development Authority Board...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Supreme Court opens its new term Monday with a fall lineup of cases that includes how to deal with violent threats on the Internet, the role of religious liberty in prisons and whether working women who are pregnant have a right to lighter duties on...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As a constitutional law professor, I have mixed feelings about the first Monday in October. On the one hand, I look forward to the start of the new Supreme Court term in the same way a baseball fan looks forward to opening day. But I also dread what the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:47 PM
FedEx Ground plans to finish construction of a new 200,000-square-foot distribution center near Langley Speedway next September, the company confirmed.
The 22-acre site at 61 Floyd Thompson Drive in Langley Research and Development Park is close to...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Rogerio Scotton was already facing a long time in prison for committing fraud but the shenanigans he pulled during his trial — even pretending that he had sex tapes to show the jury — earned him a couple of extra years behind bars on Friday....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:38 PM
A gunman who recently lost his job at UPS opened fire at a UPS facility in Alabama on Tuesday morning, killing two former co-workers and himself, Birmingham police said.
UPS gave the man his final notice Monday, Police Lt. Sean Edwards told the Los...