| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer.
The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Three wine events
Wine by Design
“Hot Night in Rio” is the theme of this year’s Wine by Design fundraiser at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach. The event will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Wayne Shipley returned to Chesapeake Arts Center last weekend to host the premiere of his second independent Western film, "Day of the Gun."
Before his filmmaking career, Shipley taught English and theater arts for 30 years at Andover and North County...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Five high school baseball players from Broward and Palm Beach counties, including a pair of Coral Springs Christian teammates, rank among MaxPreps’ list of Top-100 2015 prospects.
Coral Springs Christian right-handed pitcher Touki Toussaint is...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Meteorologists and utility officials cautioned of possible power outages Wednesday night as wind gusts up to 50 mph blow through the region, along with possible thunderstorms and then a burst of cold air.
The combination of high winds and saturated soil...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:07 PM
CNN Money reports that the sandwich chain Quiznos has filed for bankruptcy, but expects franchise locations to continue operations. There are Quiznos locations across Hampton Roads, including Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk and Hampton....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:52 PM
It was already tough enough, really. Only two of the Peninsula District's 10 baseball teams would qualify for the Eastern Region tournament — as opposed to four in basketball and as many as five in football.
Now, though the percentages look better...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:08 AM
A Department of Transportation official told the Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors on Thursday that the U.S. 460 project was being refocused, not suspended entirely.
The project, a new 55-mile stretch of divided highway slated to be built along the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:33 PM
The state will halt spending on the Route 460 expansion project until the Army Corps of Engineers gives its final OK, according to the state's top transportation official, and much to the disappointment of local officials.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:58 AM
After spending the back end of last week recruiting, Virginia Tech's coaching staff picked up a class of 2014 commitment from Kendrick Holland, who is yet another promising wide receiver.
Holland, a 6-foot-4, 192-pound senior at Winter Haven High in...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Dance classes: Presented by Vantage House, a continuum-of-care retirement community, held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday in the Vantage House auditorium, 5400 Vantage Point Road in Columbia. Dance has shown to improve balance, gait and...