| Dec 1, 2013
GLOUCESTER — Visitors will be able to see handmade holiday decorations, historic architecture and a huge collection of antiques all in one visit and benefiting a good cause.
Historic Lisburne Farm off the Severn River in Gloucester is this year'...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:42 PM
Dylan Trinkle is 3 years old, and he has yet to say his first word or walk on his own.
Instead, his parents celebrate other milestones. Sitting up. Pulling up to stand. Taking a few steps.
At 15 months old, Dylan was diagnosed with Angelman syndrome,...
| May 10, 2011
| 1:52 PM
The mother of an emaciated girl found living in a makeshift cage climbed into the drop ceiling of the Riverside Walter Reed Hospital emergency room on April 29 and left behind her purse.
Her purse wasn't recovered until May 4, according to search warrant...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:07 PM
GLOUCESTER — She was a tiny girl with blond hair, so small that a sheriff's deputy was cradling her in one arm like she was a young toddler, even though authorities believe she is 5 or 6 years old.
She was wearing a diaper and a T-shirt, the hair...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
For better or worse, health affects every aspect of daily life.
In 2011, we wrote about its many different angles — about individuals battling disease; about extraordinary fitness, wellness and weight-loss efforts; about the effects of illness on...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:27 AM
It's all in how you react to trauma. Everyone reacts differently. "That's why one person who observes a car crash will jump out and help and another will stand by frozen," says Shawna Gray. Gray is the executive director of the nonprofit Center for Sexual...
| Feb 6, 2013
Local hospitals stand to lose millions in federal funding for uncompensated care when the Affordable Care Act's cuts in Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) reimbursements go into effect in July. The bill established the cuts based on a mandated...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:08 PM
The image is grainy and the audio isn't clear, but what's happening is unmistakable.
Brian Gore had just proposed to his girlfriend, Shannon N. Smith, at a crowded restaurant. She covered her mouth and nose with her hands as cameras flashed. She took the...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Never in his wildest dreams did Philip Hamilton ever think that a common household product like baking soda would be so crucial to the revival of his ancestral home, Severnby, on the Severn River in Gloucester.
In August 2002, a fire caused by a...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:59 PM
Medicaid enrollment in Virginia has jumped by almost 50 percent in the last 10 years — despite the state having some of the strictest eligibility criteria in the nation for the federal/state health program. Paying for it takes up a major chunk of...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:28 PM
In a meeting with the Daily Press editorial board Wednesday, Gov. Bob McDonnell answered questions about his proposed budget and priorities in the upcoming legislative session. He also aired his views on health care and its funding. These are some...