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  • For Isla Vista victim's father, advocating stricter gun laws 'not a choice'

    For Isla Vista victim's father, advocating stricter gun laws 'not a choice'
    You may not know the name Richard Martinez, but you certainly remember his howl of pain after his only child, Christopher Michaels-Martinez, was slain during a horrific night of violence in Isla Vista nearly a year ago. Martinez, with his distinctive...
  • Poquoson graduate Maggie Tyler pitching her best as Hokies enter NCAA softball tournament

    Poquoson graduate Maggie Tyler pitching her best as Hokies enter NCAA softball tournament
    Maggie Tyler has lost four of her last five decisions, but don't believe for a moment that Virginia Tech's pitching ace enters this weekend's NCAA softball tournament in a funk. Quite the contrary, in fact. "I think these last couple weeks I've really...
  • Embry-Riddle student threatened to kill professor, cops say

    Embry-Riddle student threatened to kill professor, cops say
    DAYTONA BEACH — Authorities say an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University student faces charges after threatening to kill a professor. Daytona Beach Police Deputy Chief Craig Capri says 33-year-old Konstantinos Kostakis was arrested Thursday. He's...
  • School Notes: Academic achievements of residents in Annapolis and southern Anne Arundel County

    The following students from Severna Park were recognized at the 2015 Honors Convocation at Wittenberg University: Emmaline Higgins was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society that seeks to recognize and encourage scholarship among...
  • Notre Dame football showing interest in Lafayette's Cheyton Pine, who gets a scholarship offer from Georgia and interest from Virginia Tech

    Notre Dame football showing interest in Lafayette's Cheyton Pine, who gets a scholarship offer from Georgia and interest from Virginia Tech
    Cheyton Pine's football recruitment has moved into a new phase, with some of the sport's most prestigious collegiate programs showing interest or offering. The University of Georgia has offered Pine a full scholarship and Notre Dame showed up recently...
  • Smithfield High senior one of 1,000 to earn Gates Millennium Scholarship

    A Smithfield High student has been recognized as one of the best and brightest by none other than the foundation of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Maiya Picott of Smithfield was chosen as one of 1,000 recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship, a...
  • The Rev. David C. Casey

    The Rev. David C. Casey
    The Rev. David C. Casey, a United Methodist minister who was the founding executive director of the Baltimore Regional Initiative Developing Genuine Equality Inc., died of colon cancer April 30 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Butchers Hill...
  • Virginia Tech touts Newport News Tech Center

    Virginia Tech touts Newport News Tech Center
    Virginia Tech is trying to create buzz about the planned Newport News Tech Center Research Park in Oyster Point. "That concept of an innovation district has really taken off around the world, and here it makes a lot of sense," Virginia Tech President...
  • Disallowing guns doesn't improve safety

    Disallowing guns doesn't improve safety
    The Florida Legislature adjourned without voting on a bill that would have repealed the law that prohibits adults with concealed-carry permits from possessing firearms on college campuses. The well-meaning but naive assumption behind the current law...
  • Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Hannah Graham slaying

    Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Hannah Graham slaying
    The man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and a prosecutor said Tuesday she will seek the death penalty if the case goes to trial. The indictment accusing Jesse L. Matthew Jr. of...
  • W&M report startling in scope, ambition, candor

    W&M report startling in scope, ambition, candor
    WILLIAMSBURG — William and Mary athletic director Terry Driscoll says his department's most-pressing facility needs are a practice complex for basketball and volleyball, a pool for swimming and diving and a new or refurbished basketball arena. But...