| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The young mother arrived at The Literacy Center with two young children and their grandmother.
The mother was registering for English as a Second Language classes while the grandmother — who spoke no English — watched the kids, but she wasn'...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Jews around the globe will gather in synagogues Wednesday to mark the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. There is a change in the air as fall approaches; schools are back in session, temperatures begin to drop and there is a general atmosphere...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:02 PM
The fall fundraising party season revs into high gear next weekend with a plethora of big shindigs that can cost big bucks to attend — all for a worthy cause, of course. From the Night of 100 Elvises to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala, tickets...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:05 AM
A coalition of public and private agencies announced Tuesday that it is funneling $213 million to house 1,400 homeless people and to expand a tracking and placement system it hopes will end chronic and veteran homelessness in Los Angeles County over the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Hillary Clinton took a moment from her book signing tour to learn the story behind Easter Seals Gives Back bracelets. The bracelets are designed by Avon resident, Elise Rosenstock of ElyseRyan Jewelry.
The bracelets are made by students with disabilities...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Investigators are working with a Sanford boy's family and school officials to understand why the 14-year-old killed himself at a Lake Mary middle school.
The Greenwood Lakes Middle School student was found dead in a bathroom stall Wednesday night with a...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:20 AM
The distribution of donations made to Newtown following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was so problematic that it has likely left "a permanent fracture in the community," First Selectwoman Pat Llodra said Friday.
Llodra and Superintendent...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Businesses in Broward County are mobilizing to keep funding for children's services they call critical for families, jobs and the local economy.
They're pushing for a "Yes" vote on the Nov. 4 ballot to re-authorize a property tax that funds the...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Sheila Tucker Turushina stared ahead at the picture of the World Trade Center's North Tower exploding on Sept. 11, 2001.
Turushina, wearing nearly 80 pounds of firefighter turnout gear, took as many steps as she could take in 3 minutes 43 seconds to...
| Apr 16, 2014
Editor's note: This is part of a daily series exploring specific line items in state and local budgets.
The Newport News current budget includes $75,000 to support a winter-months emergency shelter run by LINK of Hampton Roads.
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Gwinnett scored five runs in the first inning off Chris Jones (6-8) and went on to beat the Norfolk Tides 7-1 in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Braves right-hander Kanekoa Texeira (3-3) made the lead stand up, pitching seven innings and...