| Jan 11, 2015
Before sentencing former Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer spoke at length on his thoughts of the case and how he arrived at his decision.
It's not uncommon for judges to share some views before rendering a sentence,...
| Jan 6, 2015
For Carla Renata, like is pretty sweet right now. Besides her role on the CW's "Hart of Dixie," which is in its final season, she has recurring roles on "Shake It Up," "How to Live with Your Parents" and "Mr. Box Office." A graduate of Howard University,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:40 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Bethune-Cookman University introduced Terry Sims as the Wildcats new head football coach Monday at a news conference on the B-CU campus.
“I'm very confident. I'm a confident person,” Sims said after being introduced....
| Aug 2, 2014
A former heavyweight boxing champion and a port commissioner are challenging U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings in the Democratic primary in a black-majority district that stretches across the Everglades.
District 20 — which includes parts of Deerfield...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Ten months after Al Johnson died, the Unifics are being re-born.
The soul vocal quartet, which had several hits in the late 1960s and early '70s, lost its sweet-singing front man when Johnson, a Newport News native, died of a heart attack at age 65. The...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends.
Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News.
The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Robin Redmond, Executive Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation, announces that two students from the Oak Park/River Forest area are among the 161 Pullman Foundation Scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 school year: River Forest’...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. has admitted a patient with possible symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus "in an abundance of caution," it said in a statement on Friday.
The patient, who had recently traveled to Nigeria, is in stable...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Two commission seats are being contested in West Park and among the candidates is an incumbent who is one of the city's founders, a woman who lost by slim margins in two recent commission races, and a longtime pastor.
With the exception of incumbent...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:35 AM
Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down.
She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...