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  • 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...
  • State trooper, man end up in hospital after chase in Chesapeake

    A Friday police chase through Chesapeake landed a Virginia State Police trooper and a man trips to the hospital, officials said.   Using radar, a state trooper detected a black four-door Dodge traveling 79 miles per hour in a 60 mile-per-hour zone,...
  • 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...
  • New advance planning initiative kicks off in Virginia

    On Monday, the Advance Care Planning Coalition of Eastern Virginia announced the launch of its "As You Wish" campaign, an initiative to increase the number of people signing advance directives for health care. The coalition includes the area's major...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Free health screenings in Newport News

    Free health screenings and more will be offered at the Greater Hampton Roads Boys & Girls Club, 629 Hampton Ave., Newport News, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 21. Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. Free screenings include:   - eyes, diabetes, breast...
  • Thursday's 1/1 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    RUNNING Sentara New Year’s Day 5K (at Sentara Careplex Fitness Center in Hampton), 11 a.m.
  • Norfolk man accused of shooting another, police say

    A Norfolk man was accused of shooting another Wednesday morning, police said. Michael E. Neudecker, 56, of the 900 block of Hullview Avenue, was charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, according to a news...