| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:12 PM
Some composers are known as one-hit wonders. Not John Williams.
Considered by many to be the greatest composer for film of all time, Williams has written music for more than 80 movies. The list includes some of the most popular releases for two...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 11:11 AM
Newport News Public Schools earned a 2015 Programs That Work Award from the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition for its iSTEM Innovation Institute, a series of instructional courses for teachers, according to a statement from schools officials....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:37 AM
Carol Capó fought until the very end. She fought the cancer that filled her lungs and would ultimately take her life. She fought for the First Amendment, open government and public art.
She fought death's sting. But on Sunday, it was all those she...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:10 AM
The annual "Reel It Out" film festival, showcasing movies with LGBT themes, kicks off Tuesday night at the Naro in Norfolk.
The festival starts with "Southern Baptist Sissies," a drama aboiut four young men growing up gay in the Southern Baptist...
| Feb 1, 2015
In 1991, a Virginia Symphony search committee made a bold move. The members auditioned six candidates vying for the position of music director/conductor and selected the only woman.
JoAnn Falletta was born in Brooklyn and schooled in Manhattan, at...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:54 PM
The Bon Secours Care-A-Van is a free medical service that provides general medical care to uninsured adults and children in Hampton Roads communities. Its services include routine evaluation and treatment of common acute illnesses including: gastritis and...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:44 PM
Sometime after 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 31, 1865, an eerie silence fell over the blasted landscape that divided the Union and Confederate armies at Petersburg.
Thousands of soldiers on both sides stood up and watched as a flag of truce emerged from the front-...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:54 PM
The attack that killed staffers of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris has raised difficult questions about the balance of freedom of speech in terms of if and when it is appropriate to criticize religion. A group of professors at Christopher Newport...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan.
The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:51 PM
A grand jury on Monday indicted the suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student with attempted murder, abduction and sexual assault in a 2005 attack.
The suspect, Jesse Matthew Jr., 32, is jailed in Charlottesville, Virginia,...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said.
Graham, a University of Virginia...