| Apr 20, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Hovis, who coached Tabb to three state football titles in 24 seasons, died Saturday morning after battling heart and kidney ailments for several years. He was 78.
YORK – Terry Kirby had a lot of coaches during a football career that included...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
ACC commissioner John Swofford was portrayed as a modern-day Nero at the fiddle. The conference’s presidents were mocked for their joint statement of solidarity.
No matter what Swofford did or CEOs said, the ACC was on life support.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:17 PM
H. Warren Knight
Hon. H. Warren Knight, retired Orange County, CA Superior Court Judge and founder of JAMS, The Resolution Experts, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2012 in Newport Beach, CA from complications from COPD. He was 83 years old....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Local colleges including William & Mary, Christopher Newport University and Hampton University are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges report.
The University of Virginia and William & Mary retained their spots as the No. 2 and...
| Jul 20, 2010
With his gaze fixed on a tiny screen, hearing plugged by earbuds and fingers flying, the average teenager may look like a disaster in the making: socially stunted, terminally distracted and looking for trouble. But look beyond the dizzying array of...
| Apr 3, 2012
Robert R. Beezer, a federal judge on the nation's busiest court for the last 28 years and author of landmark decisions on judicial authority, digital media sharing and capital punishment, has died of lung cancer. He was 83.
Beezer's death Friday at a...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 11:05 PM
Elizabeth Edwards, a forceful political wife who became a bestselling author writing about her battle with cancer but whose marriage to Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards unraveled because of his infidelity, died Tuesday. She was 61....
| Apr 16, 2011
William N. Lipscomb, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in chemistry for studies that were the first to explain the chemistry of the element boron and, in particular, those exotic combinations of boron and hydrogen called boranes, has died. He was 91....
| Jan 9, 2011
U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage, appeared to have been an innocent bystander Saturday, but was the target of death threats in 2009 when he emerged as a central figure in Arizona's bitter disputes over...
| Oct 24, 2010
Fran Crippen, a medal-winning open-water swimmer on the U.S. national team, died Saturday during a 10-kilometer World Cup race in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. He was 26.
Several swimmers returned to the water to search for Crippen after he failed to...
| Aug 20, 2010
Jonathan Franzen begins his fourth novel, "Freedom," with an extended set piece introducing Walter and Patty Berglund, urban homesteaders who, back in the 1980s, moved to the crumbling core of St. Paul, Minn., and became "the young pioneers of Ramsey...
| Sep 9, 2010
John Kluge, a billionaire entrepreneur and pioneer in independent television-station ownership whose Metromedia Inc. stations formed the basis for News Corp.'s Fox network, has died. He was 95.
Kluge died Tuesday at his home in Albemarle County, Va.,...