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  • Fiery plane crash in upstate NY kills 50

    CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) - A Continental commuter plane coming in for a landing nose-dived into a house in suburban Buffalo, sparking a fiery explosion that killed all 49 people aboard and a person in the home. It was the nation's first fatal crash of a...
  • 50 Killed in New York plane crash

    10:15AM CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) - The rubble of a home is still smoking near Buffalo, N.Y., where a Continental commuter plane crashed last night, killing all 49 people on board. A person in the house that was struck by the plane was also killed. It's...
  • D.C. Sniper John Allen Muhammad Executed

    D.C. Sniper John Allen Muhammad Executed
    JARRATT, Va. -- Sniper John Allen Muhammad refused to utter any last words as he was executed, taking to the grave answers about why and how he plotted the killings of 10 people that terrorized the Washington, D.C., area for three weeks in October 2002....
  • Sniper From Tacoma Set For Execution In Virginia

    Sniper From Tacoma Set For Execution In Virginia
    A Virginia judge has set a Nov. 10 execution date for John Allen Muhammad, the former Tacoma man responsible for the 2002 sniper attacks in the Washington, D.C., area that left 10 dead. Muhammad's attorney, Jonathan Sheldon, said he will appeal to the U....
  • Ryan Williams only Virginia Tech player on preseason all-ACC team; Virginia is shut out

    Ryan Williams only Virginia Tech player on preseason all-ACC team; Virginia is shut out
    Preseason favorite Virginia Tech placed just one player on the all-ACC preseason team, and Virginia was shut out from the team, voted on by members of the ACC media and released today. Sophomore running back Ryan Williams was the Hokies' only selection....
  • Local Adoption Agency In Middle Of Russian Adoption Scandal

    Local Adoption Agency In Middle Of Russian Adoption Scandal
    A top Russian official demanded that all child adoptions by U.S. families be frozen Friday after a woman from Tennessee shipped her 7-year-old adopted Russian grandson on a one-way flight back to Moscow all alone. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov...
  • History lessons in Lynchburg area

    Adrive around Virginia's Lynchburg area links history from Thomas Jefferson's era to the end of the Civil War to June 6, 1944. Lynchburg, which traces its beginnings to a ferry established by John Lynch in 1757, is the site of Poplar Forest, an octagonal...
  • Mother, father are charged in deaths of infant twin girls

    A 17-year-old girl and a 24-year-old man living in the basement of a vacant Northeast Baltimore rowhouse have been charged with the beating deaths of their 1-month-old twin girls. Sierra Swann and Nathaniel Broadway, both of the 1900 block of E. 31st St....
  • Avoiding tunnel is impractical, costly, CSX says

    Any attempts to reduce the flow of hazardous chemicals through Baltimore's Howard Street Tunnel, where a chemical-laden train derailed July 18 and burned for four days under ground, would face almost insurmountable legal and practical obstacles, safety...
  • Selling in a slowing market

    If for-sale signs have sprouted like weeds in your neighborhood and the grass is growing up around them, it's no time to panic, say real estate experts. It's time to go back to the basics. For years, nothing seemed to faze home buyers. Price didn't...
  • Hampton archive: The burning of Hampton: 'It seemed as if hell itself had broken loose ...'

    Few people knew what to expect when the Civil War broke out in April 1861. For weeks, the rhetoric was more heated than the skirmishes on the field. But here in Hampton, where the Rebels had exchanged gentlemanly notes with Union-held Fort Monroe in an...