| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
U.S. militaryofficials have yet to gain access to the sites where 17 Afghans were killed in Kandahar, an obstacle that could make it more difficult to prosecute the American soldier accused of the multiple homicides.
U.S. personnel have not been able...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:29 AM
U.S. militaryinvestigators may travel as early as this week to the Afghan villages where an American soldier is alleged to have shot and killed 17 civilians last month in a shooting rampage.
It would be the first visit by U.S. investigators who had...
| May 12, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Period dresses, some worn through the decades by the home’s doyennes, Harry Deward “Buddy” Everhart’s locally famous bean soup and tours of the 8,500-square-foot home highlighted Saturday’s 200th anniversary celebration of...
| May 20, 2012
A spy story worthy of John le Carre began and ended 70 years ago this summer in Chicago.
It had classic elements of an espionage tale — enemy agents landed from submarines, explosives hidden in the sand of an East Coast beach, orders written in...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Attorney John Henry Browne, who is representing Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the man accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians earlier this year, is questioning whether the crime, as it has been reported, even occurred.
“I certainly haven’t...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:32 AM
About 22 miles long and only 4 miles wide, the area that became Newport News was first settled in 1619. In 1896, that community — the former seat of Warwick County — became the separate city of Newport News. Warwick County was one of the eight...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Newcomers will see it right away: Hampton Roads and theU.S. military go hand in hand.
Every branch of the service is represented in this corner of southeastern Virginia: Start with the world's largest naval base and the only East Coast home for the...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The Top Five
Goose Route Arts Collaborative will present Adam Booth, storytelling; Cam Millar Ensemble, original music; Monica Larson, new media; kittyclarkmoves, contemporary dance; and visiting Katherine Ferrier and Pamela Vail,...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region.
From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region.
1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:15 AM
On June 7, 1942, the Japanese invasion of the Aleutians began on Attu Island began 70 years ago.
It was the first occupation of American soil by a foreign army since the War of 1812.
According to the United States military, by the time the conflict...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 2:21 PM
1. Civil War weekend
Civil War ball and Valley of the Shadow exhibit preview is set for 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Second South Carolina String Band will perform. Period refreshments. $40...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 8:34 AM
DETROIT (AP) — The National Museum of the United States Navy's traveling mini-exhibit on the War of 1812 opens this weekend in Detroit.
Called "War of 1812: A Nation Forged by War," the display commemorates the conflict's 200-year anniversary....