| Apr 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
| May 8, 2011
The Chukchi Bible
Yuri Rytkheu, translated from the Russian by Ilona Yazhbin Chavasse
Archipelago: 354 pp., $17 paper
"My genealogy, like the tundra root we call the golden root, is enmeshed with its native soil. It does not spread very far below...
| Jan 10, 2011
A bar standing in the way of a controversial hospital development to replace hospitals damaged by Hurricane Katrina has been seized by city officials.
The owner of the Outer Banks Bar had tried to stop city officials from evicting him from the building,...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 4:58 AM
A bar standing in the way of a contentious
development to replace hospitals damaged by Hurricane Katrina has
The owner of the Outer Banks Bar had tried to stop city
officials from evicting him from the building, but on Monday a...
| 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...
| May 26, 2012
| 8:43 PM
When news of one of history's most notorious pirate gatherings reached Virginia in late 1718, it couldn't have sparked more fear.
Just two days sail from Hampton Roads, the brutal Charles Vane and his second-in-command — Calico Jack Rackham —...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Two days after slamming into northeast Florida, Beryl -- slightly strengthened but still a tropical depression -- prepared to re-enter the Atlantic on Wednesday, spreading heavy rain and blustery winds along the coast of the Carolinas.
The storm, which...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Tropical Depression Beryl continues to bring heavy rains to North Florida and southern Georgia.
At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Beryl was 85 miles southwest of Savannah, Ga., lumbering northeast at 8 mph with sustained winds of 30 mph.
It's forecast to continue...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:34 AM
With Americans packing up for travel over the Memorial Day weekend, one coastal hot spot in Southern California is winning praise as the best U.S. beach in an annual ranking from a Florida professor.
San Diego's Coronado tops the list from "Dr. Beach,"...