| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Hurricane Irene, packing 110 mph winds, heavy rain and a 4 to 8-foot storm surge, continues to bear down on eastern North Carolina, southeastern Virginia and Maryland this morning. Hurricane Warnings now stretch from North Carolina to New Jersey,...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Blackbeard: Researchers have pulled the 13th cannon from the wreckage of the pirate ship the Queen Anne's Revenge....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Are you planning a trip to the Jersey shore over the upcoming holiday? Or are you an Outer Banks lover? Wherever you plan on taking a beach trip, the National Resources Defense Council has its annual beach water rating guide to help you plan your trip. If...
| May 29, 2012
If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you.
Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Monday night came and went, which wasn't that much of a surprise. Tuesday was dragging into the mid-afternoon hours, and Kecoughtan's Jake Cave was starting to get antsy.
But each time the New York Yankees' pick was announced, he paid closer attention....
| Jun 15, 2011
| 10:11 AM
Harris Teeter is discounting its online shopping program during the summer months. The grocery chain's Express Lane program will cost $1.95 per order during June, July and August, instead of the usual $4.95 per order.
There is no fee for first-time...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Catonsville's Fourth of July parade is bound to be an impressive event Monday afternoon, with 17 marching bands, Lone Ranger look-alikes, wailing firetrucks, color guards, 25 floats and a renowned local waitress drifting by in a long red gown. But...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:54 PM
It's the life he's dreamed of all these years. Traveling from city to city, going to bed at 4 in the morning, waking up at noon … and playing baseball every day.
Jake Cave hopes to be doing that for a living in the very near future, but for now he'...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 2:36 PM
Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old.
Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:32 AM
Breathing isn't something you think about.
But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs.
Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
| Dec 6, 2010
The Outer Banks Bar had stood as a street-level recovery center after Hurricane Katrina, an unofficial hub for an inner-city neighborhood that had been left for dead even before the floodwaters came.
No longer do the bar's patrons stare out at the...