| Nov 6, 2013
JAMES CITY — Teens sentenced to Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center aren't just serving time for their crimes. They're acquiring skills, doing community outreach and working to make a seamless transition back into society.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:31 PM
"We now have electronic signs out on Monticello Avenue warning us how to drive safely on an overly congested area, supported and designed by our local government entities and (God forbid) the talented wonks at VDOT who approved of the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Police are looking for two men in connection to robbery and shooting that occurred Monday night at a Portsmouth Hardee's, a spokeswoman said.
Just before 8:50 p.m., the men went to the restaurant at 850 London Boulevard and said they were robbing the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:01 PM
A 20-year-old woman was airlifted to a local hospital Monday night following an auto-pedestrian accident in downtown Suffolk, police said.
Just after 7 p.m., dispatchers received a call from the driver of the Pontiac four-door sedan involved in the...
| Oct 28, 2013
Two former Sentara employees pleaded guilty this month to accessing patients' electronic health records inappropriately in a scheme to file fraudulent tax returns, the health-care system has revealed. Both were nurses' aides, according to Greg Burkhart,...
| Oct 26, 2013
Two unrelated scams currently circulating are misusing the Sentara name, the company warns.
One involves fraudulent checks in the mail claiming to be from Sentara Healthcare in Norfolk. Most of the checks are for $4,450. Accompanying letters from a...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 11:45 AM
An 87-year-old driver who was traveling the wrong way on Route 58 last Monday has died of his injuries, becoming the second person to die in the two-vehicle crash.
Everett Vincent Majette, 87, of Portsmouth, died of his injuries at Sentara Norfolk...
| Oct 21, 2013
Mammography screening, the accepted "gold standard" for early detection of breast cancer has dramatically reduced the mortality rate for the number two cancer killer of women. When found at Stage 0 or 1, women have a 100 percent five-year survival rate,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:11 PM
NORFOLK — The quarterback suffered a concussion, one of his most reliable protectors needs surgery, offensive execution was sub-standard, and defense saved the day. Other than that, Old Dominion's performance against Liberty followed the usual...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:22 PM
In a microcosm of the national partisan divide over federal health care reform, popularly known as Obamacare, Virginia has put one element — the expansion of Medicaid — front and center in the political debate preceding November's election....
| Sep 21, 2013
Breast cancer screening, known as mammography, has a new tool to provide clearer, more accurate diagnoses.
While conventional mammography creates a two-dimensional image of the breast, much like an X-ray, 3-D technology allows radiologists to view the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:22 AM
A firm getting its start in the Triangle Business Incubator aims to grow with the new model for health-care being required by the Affordable Care Act.
A problem posed by Maris “Buster” McCrabb’s nephew who works in patient...