| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:30 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Shootings and other traumatic events involving children are not rare events, but there's a startling lack of scientific evidence on the best ways to help young survivors and witnesses heal, a government-funded analysis found....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Military sniper Chris Kyle had survived the dust-worn places where he had to worry about enemy fire — or even friendly fire — until this weekend.
Kyle, 38, an author and former Navy SEAL, was shot dead Saturday by an unemployed, 25-year-...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The curtain rises on a darkened stage and a spotlight illuminates the silhouette of a slender man wearing a sequined glove.
A fedora covers his face, a military-style jacket drapes over his shoulders; and his feet, dressed in white ankle socks and...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Rob Komosa became a symbol of courage and positivity after he was paralyzed during a 1999 high school football practice. He counseled others who suffered similar accidents, starred in a documentary about his recovery and gave his time to a charity that...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Walter Budko, a retired insurance sales agent who was a first-round draft choice of the old Baltimore Bullets basketball team, where he played for three seasons, died of cancer May 25 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 87.
| May 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Melancholy fits the game of baseball like a batting glove. For every moment of heroic achievement, there is one of misery and despair; for each Bobby Thomson "shot heard 'round the world" to win the 1951 National League Pennant for the New York Giants,...
| May 19, 2013
The rejections stung, sure. They always do. But Ronald Curry had overcome far more, and a few job interviews that didn't pan out weren't about to discourage him.
"Everything happens for a reason," he said Friday afternoon. "That's how I've always...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Nadine Maeser joined WDBJ7 as a general assignment reporter in April 2013.
Nadine came to WDBJ7 from WECT/Fox Wilmington in Wilmington, North Carolina, where she worked as a reporter and anchor.
Prior to that, she was a general assignment reporter and...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum announced its Class of 2013 on Monday, and it has several local ties.
Roanoke College All-American Frank Allen, former Virginia Tech football player Cornell Brown, and Virginia Tech sportscaster Bill Roth...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 10:54 AM
ADRIAN (AP) — They're the places you think of when you think of "college" — leafy campuses, small classes, small towns. Liberal arts colleges are where students ponder life's big questions, and learn to think en route to successful careers and...