| Jul 12, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Every July, Norm Wood ranks the top 15 high school football recruits in the state.
1. Josh Sweat | DE
High school: Oscar Smith (Chesapeake)
Height/Weight: 6-foot-5/240 pounds
College situation: You name the big-time Division I program, he probably...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:36 PM
— Three University of Maryland students crossed U.S. 1 this weekend, hours after a fatal hit-and-run on the same stretch of road.
The students said they know jaywalking on the major thoroughfare is dangerous — three people have been struck...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are looking into reports that explicit photos of underage Santa Clarita Valley teenagers were posted on Twitter this week.
“There was a Twitter page created which involves some explicit photographs of what...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:16 AM
According to the Prince William Times, and since picked up by other papers, state Sen. Charles Colgan won't seek re-election to the Virginia Senate.
Colgan, D-Manassas, is the Senate's oldest member and it's longest serving. Until Republicans re-...
| Jun 27, 2014
Local abortion protesters hailed Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court's ruling banning buffer zones around abortion clinics as a victory for pro-lifers and free speech.
The unanimous decision overturned a Massachusetts law banning protests within 35 feet of...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:05 AM
To the editor: I was impressed by Jay Winter's comment that "the violence practiced on African and Asian colonies came home to roost." White Europeans were fighting one another in World War I with the brutal weaponry available at the time. ("Historian Jay...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:11 AM
From Civil War battlefields to the beach, many sites are within driving distance of Hampton Roads. Learn history while having fun in the sun.
1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox
The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Franklin Waters "Buck" Trapnell Jr., a retired Army colonel who served in Vietnam, died of a heart attack May 31 while visiting family near Richmond, Va. The former Roland Park resident was 77.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Lake Avenue in Cedarcroft,...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:54 AM
Douglass Fowler of Norwalk had already served two tours as a Union soldier when, in the summer of 1862, he took command of a company of the 1,000-strong 17th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and once more headed south to the bloody battlefields of the...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:48 PM
HAMPTON — Boo Williams' annual Nike boys invitational tournament won't have college coaches in attendance, but as usual features some of the nation's best prep talent.
Boo's tournament features 112 teams, highlighted by the third of four stops...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:07 PM
HAMPTON — Boo Williams has had more than his share of talent and future pros come through his acclaimed summer basketball program. When he fields a team devoid of star power, the margin for error is small and the required ingredient is intensity....