| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:54 AM
A bail hearing for the suspect charged in the disappearance of 18-year-old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham was rescheduled for Dec. 4, his attorney said on Wednesday.
Jesse Matthew, 32, was initially scheduled to appear before the ...
| Aug 17, 2014
Parents and students filled the streets, sidewalks and lawns for move-in weekend at Christopher Newport University on Saturday as the student body settled in for another academic year.
Station wagons, minivans and pickup trucks all pulled up to the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
NEWPORT NEWS—Maybe you've seen this commercial. It starts with a little girl splashing her boots in a creek, and her mom calls out, "Sammy, sweetie, don't get your dress dirty."
A couple of years later, the same girl is discouraged from...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Scotty McCreery, the young country singer from North Carolina who rose to fame as the champion on season 10 of "American Idol," will play the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News in January, the venue announced on Wednesday morning.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:16 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — Kelsey Schnoebelen dipped her paint roller into a tray of primer, having nearly completed the wall at the YMCA near the James River Bridge in Newport News. She just moved onto campus at Christopher Newport University and thought it...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Thirty-one Christopher Newport University students will be tested for tuberculosis after they were exposed to the infection on campus, a university spokeswoman confirmed Thursday.
The Virginia Peninsula Health District recently notified campus officials...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:45 PM
It was a clip that could make even a political opponent smile: candidate Bob McDonnell strolling down a sun-dappled sidewalk in the Northern Virginia suburb where he grew up as his kids scoot by, daughters on their way to Grandpa's, sons tossing a...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It is the kind of corruption case that would attract attention even from jaded voters in places like Illinois or Louisiana, with long-established records of shady government dealings. But for Virginians, who have enjoyed generations of relative purity...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.
On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Author and commentator Lynne Cheney has been added to the 2014-2015 Distinguished Speaker Series at Christopher Newport University.
Cheney will talk about her 2014 book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Stopping to give directions to a mother and daughter visiting Christopher Newport University the day after former Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction for corruption, political scientist Quentin Kidd heard a story that he thinks points to what the trial really...