| 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 8, 2014
| 1:39 PM
To accommodate rising online orders, UPS has launched a service that lets customers pick up packages at nearby businesses such as hardware stores and dry cleaners if they aren't home when the driver arrives, the carrier announced Wednesday. It also is...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun on himself.
The victims in...