| Nov 6, 2010
| 9:12 AM
The Peninsula and Middle Peninsula now account for nearly 30 percent of all federal cases filed in the Hampton Roads region.
That includes nearly 40 percent of all federal criminal cases filed, statistics show.
Yet none of Hampton Roads' six federal...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Victor Wooten, the celebrated electric bassist and long-time member of Bela Fleck and The Flecktones, spent much of his youth in Newport News. As part of the remarkably talented Wooten clan, he grew up in Denbigh playing with his brothers in a family...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:35 PM
NORFOLK — Kwontie Moore, Mario Nixon and Courtnye Wynn were basketball guys. Football? They didn't know a slot receiver from a slot machine.
Wil Wahee was familiar with shoulder pads and a helmet, but he, too, preferred basketball.
So how did...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Kaleela Thompson was only 4 years old when her mother bought her a butterfly habitat so she could watch how a caterpillar changes into a butterfly.
Personally, Kaleela was in her own state of transformation. As a toddler, she experienced developmental...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Twenty-one hundredths of a second.
About one very long stride.
They're all that separated Francena McCorory from a spot on the medals stand on Day Three of the 13th World Championships of Track and Field.
The former Bethel High and Hampton University...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:47 PM
LaShawn Merritt calls it "'my Virginia Shuffle.''
Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly would have loved it.
It was the quick sidestep that freed him from a major traffic jam and gave him the daylight to barrel down the homestretch and give Team USA a dramatic 2:...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Long before Virginia left the Union on April 17, 1861, newly appointed Navy secretary Gideon Welles worried over the fate of his biggest and most important ship yard.
Nearly three weeks before, he'd tried to raise reinforcements for the Gosport Navy Yard...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 3:25 PM
A new comprehensive cancer center may soon be coming to Northern Suffolk.
The state Department of Health has recommended approval of Bon Secours Virginia Health System's plans to relocate radiation therapy services from Bon Secours Maryview Medical...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Look at the long musical journey of Lewis McGehee from one angle and it seems he's been traveling in reverse.
As a young singer-songwriter, he played at famous clubs in New York City, released an album of original tunes on a big record label and toured...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Five projects in eastern Virginia received more than $1 million to reduce pollution in lower Chesapeake Bay, officials announced Wednesday.
The grants are among 55 to receive a combined $10.9 million throughout the bay’s watershed, which...
| May 25, 2011
| 9:02 AM
Active duty military, members of the Reserves and the National Guard and their families will receive free admission to a number of local museums from Monday through Labor Day.
Here is the complete list of local museums:
- Hampton History Museum