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  • Man shot in Norfolk, police say

    A man was shot in Norfolk Friday night, police said. The incident happened just before 6 p.m. in the 6400 block of Crescent Way, according to a news release. There, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound that caused injuries that were not...
  • Motorcyclist seriously injured in Norfolk accident

    A 54-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident in Norfolk Friday afternoon, police said. The incident happened just after 2 p.m., at the intersection of North Military Highway and Elizabeth Avenue, Norfolk Police said in a news release....
  • Norfolk Police investigating double shooting

    Two people were injured after a shooting Friday night, according to Norfolk Police. Officers got the call about a gunshot victim on the 600 block of East Olney Road shortly before 8:30 Friday night, according to the department.  Police arrived to find...
  • Man accused of stabbing brother in Suffolk

    Man accused of stabbing brother in Suffolk
    SUFFOLK - A Suffolk man is facing charges following a stabbing Saturday night, according to police. Larry Joe Holmes, 32, of Suffolk is accused of stabbing his older brother Robert Holmes, 38, also of Suffolk, on the 80 block of Stacey Drive. Suffolk...
  • Meet the Sentara Healthcare executive named Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Distinguished Citizen

    Meet the Sentara Healthcare executive named Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Distinguished Citizen
    Want to really make a difference? Don't just volunteer or join any community board. "There's nothing like being involved in an organization where the mission really does tug at your heart," Ken Krakaur, an executive at Sentara Healthcare and longtime...
  • A train strikes a pedestrian in Suffolk

    A train strikes a pedestrian in Suffolk
    SUFFOLK - A train struck a pedestrian who was walking on the train tracks in the 900 block of Portsmouth Blvd. on Sunday, according to a press release from the Suffolk Police Department. The 21-year-old male victim appears to have non-life threatening...
  • Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center recognized for nursing excellence

    Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center recognized for nursing excellence
    Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center was one of two Sentara hospitals in Virginia (the other is in Harrisonburg) to receive Magnet designation for nursing excellence and innovation in December. The award is given to approximately 7 percent of U....
  • What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014

    What happened -- and what didn't -- in health care in 2014
    The year had more than its share of headline-grabbing stories in health care. Here are just a few to look back on and reflect. It's also an opportunity to assess what worked and what didn't, and what goals to set in 2015. •The Affordable Care and...
  • Background checks on nurses; which Peninsula hospitals use them?

    Background checks on nurses; which Peninsula hospitals use them?
    Currently, the licensing requirements for nurses in the state do not include a criminal background check. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's new budget includes about $254,500 and four new positions to implement such checks on those seeking nursing licences in...
  • Doctors Hospital among 3 Riverside locations hit by Medicare fines

    Doctors Hospital among 3 Riverside locations hit by Medicare fines
    In a second round of fines related to the quality of certain performance measures instituted by the Affordable Care Act, three Riverside hospitals will take a 1 percent hit in Medicare reimbursements for the next fiscal year. The across-the-board...
  • Norfolk woman charged in shooting death

    Norfolk woman charged in shooting death
    A Norfolk woman has been accused of fatally shooting a man on Christmas. Demetra Blue, 34, of the 7800 block of Caribou Avenue, has been charged with second degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to a Norfolk...