| Dec 16, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Violence and crime in schools are events everyone seeks to prevent. Events such as the Newtown, Columbine or Virginia Tech shootings, and many peer to peer theft cases continue to happen regardless of those efforts.
In response to these events, many...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Mark Wilson just didn't get it. He's the first to admit studying, homework and excelling in the classroom weren't anywhere near the top of his agenda in his early high school days at Phoebus.
That was the old Wilson. Now, as the redshirt freshman...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Florida State announced that football Coach Jimbo Fisher has received an extension to keep him with the program through the 2022 season. The announcement Tuesday came less than a year after Fisher's last contract extension.
The No. 3 Seminoles are 58-10...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The most wonderful time of year? Hardly.
Welcome to one of the quietest weeks on the college basketball calendar, what with the whole holiday thing interfering with the natural rhythm and flow of the normal schedule. We're kidding. Somewhat.
| Dec 21, 2014
| 3:58 PM
BLACKSBURG – Touring up and down Virginia Tech's tailback depth chart has made J.C. Coleman one weary dude this season, but he's finally reaping some rewards for his patience.
He's experienced the kind of depth chart yo-yo'ing and uncertainty that...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 1:29 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Jesse L. Matthew Jr., who was charged with abduction with intent to defile in the September disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and a 2005 sexual assault in Fairfax County, had a local tie.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Ed Nuttycombe, a record-setting coach of the Wisconsin Badgers men’s track and cross country programs who has Newport News roots, was inducted into the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He and five others were...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Bud Foster has played or worked for Frank Beamer since 1979. That’s 36 consecutive seasons for the math impaired and the primary, though not sole, reason I pay little attention to the annual rumors about Foster leaving his post as Virginia Tech&...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 2:40 PM
The slide rule was still in vogue when Danny Hunley arrived at Newport News Shipbuilding, and the Navy didn't have enough nuclear-powered aircraft carriers to amass a fleet.
The year was 1974, and the Mathews County resident had joined the company as...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:49 AM
At a recent meeting of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, the mother of one of the 20 children killed two years ago said trying to get help has been at best confusing, and at worst impossible, for many families.
"It is absolutely...