| Nov 9, 2010
| 2:36 PM
Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old.
Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:32 AM
Breathing isn't something you think about.
But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs.
Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
| Jul 16, 2011
Trains may be considered old-fashioned by some, but among youngsters, they remain as hot as the coal in a locomotive's blazing firebox.
The enduring popularity of Thomas the Tank Engine is but one example of how centuries-old technology still puts smiles...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:30 AM
A black bear was captured — of all places — in an Oceanfront neighborhood of Virginia Beach in April. Another was spotted in James City County in June. And another clogged traffic in Portsmouth last week while I was driving to work.
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:11 AM
Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum were among Keith Urban’s opening acts last summer. Doesn’t mean they’re not stars in their own right. But it does mean they’re not Keith Urban.
Same goes for Mike London...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:46 PM
Recycled newsprint and magazines hardly seem like the most promising of materials when it comes to making high art.
Old hydrological maps and handmade paper concocted from mulberry bark rate only slightly better.
But with a little cutting, folding and...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:40 AM
With the summer concert season in full swing, we're still learning about new local shows. Today's big news is that Sade and John Legend are set to visit Scope in Norfolk on Sept. 12.
Sade, the singer whose soft-and-sultry style represents an artful brand...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:58 PM
William Allen Kroh, who owned and operated marine automobile terminals that handled thousands of autos in the port of Baltimore, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Brooklandville home. He was 80.
"He was a self-made man who had an...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 10:49 AM
[This story appeared in the Daily Press, May 18, 1997. Jim Kincaid died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at his home in Farmville.]
Jim Kincaid, retired anchor at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, was honored Saturday as the winner of the Virginia...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 6:10 PM
Hampton Roads has some of the highest sexually transmitted disease rates in the nation.
It had the second-highest rate of chlamydia cases among U.S. metropolitan areas and third-highest rate of gonorrhea cases, according to a 2010 report by the Centers...
| 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...