| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Daniel Jones couldn't pull away from the gang life, even after a rough scrape with the law nearly three years ago when he was arrested for the shooting of two Chicago police officers but then let go.
"At the end of the day, he was a grown man," the 30-...
| Aug 17, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — A local Circuit Court judge is stepping aside early next year after reaching the mandatory retirement age in Virginia for state judges.
Newport News Circuit Court Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr., who recently turned 70, announced last...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Nearly a year after longtime Seminole County School Board member Diane Bauer's death, Gov. Rick Scott has appointed a replacement to serve the remainder of her term.
Tom Walters, 65, the former Mayor of Oviedo who served in the U.S. Air Force from...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:56 PM
SIMSBURY — Five members of the Meriden SWAT team crawled under electrically-charged wires, climbed onto a teammate's back to get over a 6-foot barrier, then knocked down a wooden door as part of the 10th Annual CT SWAT Challenge.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:31 AM
After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. air strikes on the militant group Islamic State.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:56 PM
The rocket blast was so intense it whiplashed Broward Sheriff's Office Lt. Ed Sileo into a supply shelf, sending heavy equipment crashing down onto the air reservist's head.
Also known as master sergeant with the 482nd Security Forces Squadron, Sileo,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Not everybody would want guests to raise a glass of vodka at their memorial service.
Then again, not everybody enjoyed life as much as Audrey Jean Adams of Orlando, a cancer survivor who went through dark times while wearing a smile and filling rooms...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Larry Pultz was a tall, strong man, "a John Wayne" right down to his cowboy hat. But he was also a tender-hearted father who insisted on rocking his babies to sleep and a veterinarian who'd get up in the middle of the night to care for a sick animal....
| Aug 24, 2014
| 2:43 PM
I was proud to see the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages. Contrary to the motto, Virginia has not always been "for lovers." In the case of Loving v. Virginia, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
President Obama's tribute, politicians' tweets and a congressman's Mork mockup showed just how widespread the shock and sadness was over the death of Robin Williams.
His humor often touched on politics, and often it was quite biting. At a concert in...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Robin Williams earned his first Oscar nomination playing U.S. Air Force Sgt. Adrian Cronauer in 1987's "Good Morning, Vietnam" -- but his real-life relationship with the military in the form of USO shows didn't get rolling until 2002.
Williams, who died...