| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:17 PM
An argument between Christopher Newport football teammates about playground basketball precipitated an incident that resulted in an arrest for felonious assault.
Wide receiver Tanner Quigley was arrested Tuesday night after his teammate wrote in a...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:35 PM
A report on the financial status of hospitals in Virginia by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy reveals the two hospital systems serving greater Williamsburg are turning a profit.
"The financial health of the hospitals has become an...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:16 AM
A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning for treatment of injuries he suffered after avoiding an accident with a vehicle in Newport News, a police spokesman said.
Police and medics responded to the incident in the 7000 block of...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The ninth Out of the Darkness Community Walk will take place on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Mount Trashmore, 310 Edwin Drive, in Virginia Beach. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. The walk is to raise awareness about depression and suicide. No donation...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:03 PM
School readiness requires more than the purchase of first-day supplies. It's also essential to do an all-around health check-up. Patient First, which has several locations on the Peninsula, recommends completing the following checklist:
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Early detection of cancer is the best weapon in its successful treatment. Each year, 250,000 men in the U.S. are diagnosed with prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men.
Several health organizations are offering opportunities for free screenings...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Last April, Riverside Regional Medical Center welcomed Albert, a 5-foot, 2-inch robot that pulses xenon UV-C light "on the germicide spectrum" 25,000 times more intense than the sun. The robot was brought in for backup to help eradicate hospital...
| Aug 20, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — Police allege in court documents that a 17-year-old boy used a 12-gauge shotgun to gun down two Warwick High School students in an elementary school parking lot last week.
The two students, John A. "Lito" Nieves Jr., 17, and...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Mental Health First Aid classes teach professionals and lay people how to recognize mental illness and follow an action plan to get the individual the help they need. The course takes one full day.
Nurse Marilyn Barton, RN, started teaching the...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital ranked in the Top 50 programs nationwide for its Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Ear, Nose, and Throat programs in the latest annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The heart programs have taken national honors for...
| Jul 27, 2014
From a desktop computer at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News or from a laptop on the third floor of his home, Riverside psychiatrist Anthony Caterine can treat geriatric patients at nine far-flung locations.
He can treat patients in...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:38 PM
A 46-year-old man was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after a shooting in Newport News Monday night, police said.
The incident took place just after 9:15 p.m. at 4247 Newsome Drive, where the man was wounded...