| Aug 20, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — Charles Crist testified Tuesday that he pulled the trigger July 9, 2010, because a man he thought was armed with a knife was too close to him.
"Greg charged toward me with clenched fists at full speed," Crist testified. "His grip...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Harry Lester, the former president of Eastern Virginia Medical School, was elected to oversee the new Slover Library slated to open in January.
The Slover Library Foundation, a nonprofit formed to manage the funds raised in support of the library,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:34 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Whether a Newport News man was legally justified in taking a man's life is the question before jurors in a homicide trial that started Monday.
Charles Crist, 31, is charged with murder and a firearms charge in the slaying of Greg K....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Dr. John Newman with Sentara Surgery Specialists will present "How Your Weight Impacts Your Diabetes" at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, Aug. 20 and Sept. 17, at Sentara CarePlex Hospital, 3000 Coliseum Drive, Conference Room B, Hampton. To register, call 1-800-...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Blocking phone calls
"To the reader who sent in the call-blocking item: When I dial *60 the message says 'this number cannot accept calls at this time.' Does anyone know how to block phone calls?"
Day of Caring
"The Day of Caring is a fabulous idea....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Care for those with Diabetes 2 costs the U.S. health system millions annually; it also accounts for economic losses through lost productivity and disability. Virginia won a 3-year competitive grant through the Affordable Care Act to combat the disease...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
After several months as a customer of NuScriptRX, a 4-year-old pharmacy management company based in Nashville, Tenn., Sentara Healthcare has purchased a 12 percent share in the company.
The company has developed a fully automated on-site medication...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:22 AM
A 25-year-old man was airlifted to a hospital after his car flipped multiple times and he was ejected during an accident in Suffolk early Saturday morning.
Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue received a call at 2:40 a.m. Saturday about the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The Virginia State Police responded to a multi-vehicle accident involving a Trooper on Interstate 264 at Newtown Road in Norfolk at approximately 5:58 p.m., according to a news release.
Virginia State Trooper A. P. Leigh was traveling in the westbound...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Historic homes are among the sights to see on a free walking tour of downtown Smithfield on Saturday, Aug. 9.
The hour-long tour begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Isle of Wight County Museum, said Jennifer England, a spokeswoman for the city.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Growing your own herbs is easy and rewarding. Learn how to plant an indoor herb garden to spice up your kitchen on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Virginia Beach location of McDonald Garden Center, 1144 Independence Blvd. The workshop begins at 2 p.m.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:05 AM
A Norfolk Police officer shot the driver in an alleged hit and run early Sunday morning, according to a statement issued by the department.
It happened around 12:15 a.m. when the office arrived at the 8600 block of Glen Myrtle Avenue in response to a...