| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:47 PM
The 25-year-old heart transplant program at Sentara Norfolk General celebrated its 356th patient transplant this month.
At a recent gathering of 30 transplant recipients, Carey McGrath of Courtland marked 24 years since his operation. He returned to...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:18 AM
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...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 11:32 AM
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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:53 PM
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...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:27 PM
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....
| Dec 7, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Two people are dead and one is seriously injured after a car accident early Sunday morning, according to Norfolk Police.
All three were passengers in a Chevrolet SUV headed southbound on the 6200 block of Sewells Point Road just after 3:30 a.m. Sunday....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:12 PM
A student at a Norfolk high school was attacked after a basketball game there Friday night, police said.
Police and school officials were alerted to the incident in the parking lot of Norview High School just before 9 p.m., and responding officers found...
| Nov 22, 2014
U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott will hold two health-care town halls in Norfolk and Newport News next week. The town halls will provide an overview of the Affordable Care Act, the enrollment process, and other health care initiatives at the federal...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Ernest L. Sykes, Jr., 59, has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding and obstruction of justice in connection with the Dec. 4 stabbing of a man on the 400 block of Green Street, according to a press release from the Portsmouth police department....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
A man was shot in Suffolk Tuesday night, city officials said.
Police found him in the 1500 block of Holland Road/Route 58 in response to a call just after 8:45 p.m., according to a Suffolk news release.
Suffolk emergency responders treated and...