| Jun 16, 2011
| 7:47 PM
Minutes before graduating, seniors at Clark Magnet High School took pictures and adjusted one another’s green caps and tassels before lining up.
Among those was Sayonika Mohanta, 18, who was named the class salutatorian for earning a 4.47 grade-...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 1:37 PM
The Kenner Police Department reports the arrest of a 13-year-old middle school student Thursday for aggravated arson.
The Roosevelt Middle School student was arrested after he used a cigarette lighter to set a piece of paper on fire. The student then...
| Feb 20, 2011
I've never met an American who didn't have a soft spot in his heart for Thomas Jefferson and Monticello, his home and plantation in Charlottesville.
After his term as president expired in 1809, Jefferson lived full time at Monticello. The house, which...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:21 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard received a $206.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to plan for the upcoming mid-life nuclear refueling and complex overhaul of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier....
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:37 PM
A vast collection of more than 1,000 old books that once cluttered the Lanterman House could be a lot more interesting — and valuable — than anyone previously imagined.
A first-edition copy of Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Tom...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 9:10 PM
Recalling a medieval scribe laboring to preserve humankind's rarest writings, Edith Young gently places each fraying page of a 400-year-old Chinese manuscript on a special cradle before she lowers a glass plate to flatten it for a digital snapshot....
| Oct 31, 2011
| 8:23 PM
When President Obama designates part of Fort Monroe as a national monument Tuesday, it won't be the first time a prominent piece of Hampton Roads real estate has had its destiny transformed by the stroke of a presidential pen.
Using the powers conferred...
| May 25, 2012
| 12:07 PM
The tropical disturbance off Florida’s east coast likely will grow into a tropical depression or storm over the weekend and possibly as soon as Friday.
As of 3 p.m. on Friday, the National Hurricane Center gave the broad area of low pressure an...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Most people do a little something to celebrate their birthday, with the emphasis on day. Others stretch the celebration through a weekend, or even a week. Then there's Sue Ann Gordon, who, thanks to her family and friends, is currently in the midst of the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 3:04 PM
We started five years ago. We do not choose specific books to read, but we all read something on the same president. We start with a discussion of the president and then eventually the conversation gets to current political and economic...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:05 PM
It's summertime, and school's out. It's time to kick off your shoes, settle into a relaxing place and read the day away. Then, be a critic. Tell us what you thought of a book you recently read, and you could be published in Printers Row Journal.
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The NCAA today selected former U.S. Senator George Mitchell as the independent Athletics Integrity Monitor at Penn State.
Mitchell’s five-year appointment begins immediately.
As Athletics Integrity Monitor, Mitchell will evaluate Penn State&...