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  • Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state

    Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state
    A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed Wednesday amid a month's worth of rain, dumping street lights, sidewalks and half a dozen cars onto the CSX rail tracks below. No injuries were...
  • Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings

    Residents displaced by landslide blame city, CSX for inaction despite warnings
    Forced to evacuate his rowhouse on East 26th Street after the street collapsed in a pile of dirt, asphalt and parked automobiles on the adjacent train tracks, Jack Temple said he's living in "limbo." Temple and about 20 other Charles Village residents...
  • No serious impacts after Virginia oil train derailment, officials say

    Nearly a tanker's worth of crude oil may have spilled into the James River or burned off after a train derailment in Virginia this week, but authorities have not detected any serious environmental impacts.  “At this time we expect downstream...
  • Call to reform Virginia mental health crisis care

    Call to reform Virginia mental health crisis care
    Mental health workers had six hours to find a suitable psychiatric bed for Gus Deeds, the mentally ill son of state Sen. Creigh Deeds, being held under an emergency custody order for evaluation. When the ECO time elapsed before Rockbridge County Community...
  • Gregoire, Lewnes lead UMBC to 17-7 rout of Mount St. Mary's in men's lacrosse

    Senior attackman Matt Gregoire (South River) recorded career highs in goals (six) and points (eight) and sophomore linemate Nate Lewnes (St. Mary's) added a career-best five goals as visiting UMBC defeated Mount St. Mary's, 17-7, on Saturday. The...
  • Hollywood tries to win Christians' faith

    Randall Wallace didn't expect a rock-star reception when he went on the road to promote his faith-based drama "Heaven Is for Real" ahead of its Easter-weekend release. Yet at the First Assembly of God Church in Phoenix, 9,000 congregants greeted the...
  • Britain's National Gallery unveils its first major American painting

    LONDON – Britain’s National Gallery on Friday unveiled its first major American painting, a work by George Bellows. Founded nearly 200 years ago, the gallery’s lofty halls are hung with some of the best known treasures of western...
  • Unlike 2013, Salisbury men's lacrosse gets positive result in one-goal decision

    Unlike 2013, Salisbury men's lacrosse gets positive result in one-goal decision
    Two games into the 2014 campaign, Salisbury has already improved in a department that bedeviled the team last season. With Saturday’s 12-11 overtime decision against No. 11 Lynchburg, the No. 5 Sea Gulls are 1-0 in one-goal decisions. Last year,...
  • Barbara L. Daue, Towson jewelry designer, dies at 59

    Barbara L. Daue, Towson jewelry designer, dies at 59
    Barbara L. Daue, a homemaker and jewelry designer, died Feb. 19 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 59. The daughter of James C. Jones, who was the owner of the...
  • Lafayette's Derek Holdsworth makes national impact on track with sprinter's speed, distance runner's endurance

     Lafayette's Derek Holdsworth makes national impact on track with sprinter's speed, distance runner's endurance
    WILLIAMSBURG — Lafayette assistant track and field coach Drew Mearns recently put Derek Holdsworth through what he calls the "Sebastian Coe Series," named for the two-time gold-medal-winning Englishman whose combination of speed and endurance...
  • 'Son of God': Clamoring for big-screen Christ

    Each week, thousands of Christians gather for prayer and discussion at Liberty University's cavernous Vines Center in Lynchburg, Va. One Monday morning in January, they listened to husband-and-wife film producing team Mark Burnett and Roma Downey...