| Feb 4, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Two days after National Signing Day, the Gators got more good news. Jacoby Brissett's announcement that he would sign with Florida gave new coach Will Muschamp his 19th commitment in the class and second All-American quarterback. Brissett, a 6-foot-5,...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Florida picked up a second commitment on Saturday with the addition of Jeremi Powell to the class. The 6-foot-2 outside linebacker from Largo is the first at his position to commit to Florida in this class. While it's still nearly a year before Powell...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 9:14 AM
— Cpl. Robert Brodie's sword, on display Saturday at Central Connecticut State University, is forever jammed in its scabbard by a bullet that probably would have killed him.
The Connecticut cavalry trooper's close call is among thousands of stories...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:46 AM
Drugs — legal and illegal, prescribed and over-the-counter — are so plentiful in modern life that we may be literally, and figuratively, swimming in them. Nearly 4 billion prescriptions are filled each year in the U.S. and another 3.5...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 8:08 AM
One of the Baby Boomer generation's favorite American bands will play Portsmouth in July, concert promoters announced. Crosby, Stills & Nash will perform at the nTelos amphitheter Saturday, July 7. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. March 30.
The Portsmouth show...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The Pitch premieres with a sneak preview on Sunday, April 8 at 11 p.m. Full series starts on April 30.
The AMC Network is really making the most of “Mad Men” mania. The network, which has what many considered to be an unlikely hit with a...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 12:31 PM
Connecticut is a hell of a horse-loving state, with more noble steeds (nearly 52,000 by one count) than any of our New England neighbors. So many around here were glad when the last U.S. horse-slaughtering plant was shut down four years ago in Illinois....
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Newport News’ Graham Wilson took the boys 18-and-under singles championship and shared the doubles crown in last weekend’s Virginia Beach Tennis Patrons Association Satellite tournament, a Level 3 event at Virginia Beach Tennis and Country...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Soaring prices have triggered a vicious, hidden conflict over oil. There have been midnight raids, deception, backstabbing, outright theft and criminal arrests. Only we're not talking about the Middle East or tanker hijackings, and petroleum isn't...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
by Jill Zuckman In a statement from Durham, N.C., Sen. Edward M. Kennedy said he will be undergoing "targeted" brain surgery at Duke University Medical Center this morning. True to form, Kennedy used his statement to remind people that he......
| Aug 24, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Josh Meyer Att'y Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. today opened a preliminary investigation into whether some CIA operatives broke the law in their coercive interrogations of suspected terrorists in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks -- prompting......
| Feb 19, 2010
| 2:00 PM
A sixth person has died from injuries he sustained in a massive Connecticut power plant explosion.
Kenneth Haskell, of New Durham, N.H., died Friday afternoon at Hartford Hospital. Authorities say the 37-year-old man was a superintendent for Keystone...