| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Pritzker Group Private Capital has bought Technimark, a plastic packaging manufacturer that counts Procter & Gamble, Estee Lauder, Wal-Mart and Clorox among its customers.
The purchase price of the Asheboro, N.C.-based company wasn't disclosed. Pritzker...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's game between Old Dominion and No. 1 Virginia, Monarchs coach Chris Finwood thinks local college baseball is the winner.
The top-ranked Cavaliers make their second trip to the region, facing ODU at 7 p.m. at...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
About 15 train tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va., plunging several of them into the James River, sparking a massive fire and spilling oil.
The derailment prompted evacuations in the downtown district near...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay.
“Off the starting line, we were...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on April 15, 1964, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and underwater tunnels once hailed as an...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Cypress Bay junior catcher Olivia Gott committed to attend and play softball at the University of Virginia on Wednesday.
Gott helped the Lightning finish as the Class 8A state runner-up in 2013 and plays travel ball for the Gold Coast Hurricanes team...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Bill Jenkins remembers the moment when he and his bluegrass band were asked to play The National Press Club in Washington for the first time, back in 1964.
"A gentleman came across us at a hootenanny and left us a note. We thought it was a joke,"...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:16 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — To mark the fourth anniversary of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare, U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott stopped by the Community Free Clinic in Newport News on Monday.
The son of...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The U.S. labor market emerged surprisingly strong from the severe winter, with employers hiring at a brisk pace and the jobless rate holding near a five-year low.
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 192,000 jobs last month after rising by 197,000 in February,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Hundreds of acres of Maryland farmland that are protected from development at taxpayer expense could be turned into commercial wind or solar energy farms under legislation before the General Assembly.
Farm groups and the O'Malley administration...