| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Here's a look at what's going on this coming week in the Hampton Roads writing and reading community.
Friday, Oct. 25
Eileen Rockefeller Growald - Author talk/book signing
Hennage Auditorium of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:33 AM
At least four women died when a boat capsized early Wednesday off the coast of South Florida, U.S. Coast Guard officials said, in the latest example of the recent tragedies worldwide of illegally transporting people from poorer to wealthier nations....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:37 PM
Ahoy! "The war to end all wars" ended Nov. 11, 1918, when Germany signed the armistice agreement and surrendered to the Allies on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The war didn't offically end until June 28, 1919, when the Treaty of...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Another whale trapped in shallow waters in Everglades National Park was found dead Thursday, but the survivors in the pod continued to swim into deeper waters, increasing their chances of survival.
On Thursday, one more pilot whale was found dead and...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The Learjet 35 that crashed after takeoff from Fort Lauderdale last month, killing all four onboard, had a good chance of returning safely to the airport if it had made an immediate U-turn, aviation experts say.
Now, investigators are trying to figure...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Veterans Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. On this day in particular, a federal holiday, the nation honors people who have served in armed service. As has become the custom in recent years, on and around Veterans Day 2013, there will...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:55 PM
If it weren't for Google trying to cover it up, the old sea-worn barge stacked four stories high with customized shipping containers may not have become an object of global fascination.
But Google being Google with all its out-there projects —...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:51 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott appointed former Senate President Jim Scott of Fort Lauderdale to the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Tuesday.
Jim Scott, 71, served Broward County in the Florida Senate for 24 years and served as Senate...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I applied for disability benefits due to fibromyalgia, depression, panic disorder and chronic fatigue. These illnesses prevent me from doing any kind of work. I hired a lawyer from an ad on TV to act on my behalf, but he worked against me....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:18 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a female cruise ship passenger who is believed to have gone overboard about 750 miles off the coast of Hawaii.
The woman, who is believed to be a 54-year-old American, was reported missing from a Princess Cruises...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will leave at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers.
Geraldine Knatz, who...