| Apr 17, 2015
| 1:16 PM
Tom Shiel, a wry and dedicated Scotsman who left his mark on golf on the Peninsula and in his native land, passed away recently.
Shiel, 87, was the first golf professional at Deer Run, formerly known as the Newport News City Park Course, when it...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 10:51 PM
Randolph-Macon at Virginia Wesleyan, 3:30
East Carolina at Old Dominion, 4
William and Mary at Virginia, 6
Capital Athletic Conference first round (of double elimination):
No. 6 Christopher Newport at No. 1 Frostburg State,...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:21 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court sent Virginia's 3rd District gerrymander case back down the pipe on Monday, a move that brings Virginia another step closer to a redraw of its congressional map.
The nation's highest court vacated and remanded a three-judge panel'...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:57 PM
An anonymous donor has given $250,000 to backers of the SS United States, a Newport News-built ocean liner that sailed in the 1950s and is now attempting a comeback as a waterside attraction.
The gift is one of the largest individual contributions...
| Jan 4, 2015
JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways.
The battleground is...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:32 AM
Two openings - 8:30 and 9 a.m. - are scheduled at the James River Bridge, on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Expect potential delays.
Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.
| Apr 2, 2015
| 7:10 AM
Union soldiers had plenty of reason to worry as — late on April 2, 1865 — they peered through the gloom and tried to puzzle out what was happening in the Confederate defenses southeast of Richmond.
Despite reports of a breakthrough at...
| Mar 29, 2015
Here's what Hampton Roads Academy's Peyton Baldwin did in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association state swim meet in February:
She finished second to Madeira's Kylie Jordan in the 100-yard butterfly in 54.74 seconds, then finished second...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:50 AM
Traffic is now moving following a multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned vehicle on westbound I-64 in Hampton.
The west left shoulder, left lane and center lane are closed. Traffic is backed up about 3 miles, according to VDOT.
| Mar 16, 2015
| 4:38 PM
City staffers worked for nearly a year to develop a plan for the city's first marathon that would give runners a scenic tour of the entire city without causing major traffic issues for drivers.
For the most part, they were successful in that effort,...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 10:26 PM
NCAA tournament first round (in Dayton, Ohio):
Hampton vs. Manhattan, 6:30
National Invitation Tournament first round:
No. 7 William and Mary at No. 2 Tulsa, 8:15
CollegeInsider.com Tournament first round:...