| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's game between Old Dominion and No. 1 Virginia, Monarchs coach Chris Finwood thinks local college baseball is the winner.
The top-ranked Cavaliers make their second trip to the region, facing ODU at 7 p.m. at...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
About 15 train tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va., plunging several of them into the James River, sparking a massive fire and spilling oil.
The derailment prompted evacuations in the downtown district near...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:08 AM
The Norfolk Admirals yielded two power-play goals early in the second period and fell 2-1 Wednesday at St. John’s in Newfoundland as the IceCaps squared their AHL Calder Cup Eastern Conference best-of-seven series at one win each.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on April 15, 1964, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and underwater tunnels once hailed as an...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:58 PM
"Why don't you write about something you do really well?" my husband asked. Then he added, "Nagging."
First of all, I don't nag, and second, on this particular morning, I hadn't said one thing. I just looked at him, standing in the kitchen,...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Will the dog run into the road? Is that pedestrian on the sidewalk about to step into the street?
In a virtual world, a sophisticated driving simulator at the University of Virginia, autistic teens reacted appropriately to nonhuman cues and hazards, but...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:33 PM
Getting goals from Erin Fenton and Natalie Stratton, Tabb overcame Grafton 2-1 Friday in overtime. ...
York (6-5-2, 4-4-2 Bay Rivers District) shut out Lafayette 2-0 as freshman Madison Van Dyke had a goal and an assist.
| May 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Not long ago they were the punching bags of American real estate, accused of rank incompetence, wrecking home sales and failing to pick up on signs of the housing turnaround.
That was then. Today appraisers are suddenly getting much more favorable...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:12 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Though each of the four NCAA baseball tournament participants in Charlottesville this weekend can thump their chest about more than one trait that got them this far, there's no question pitching depth is the real eye-catcher...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:53 AM
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Cypress Bay junior catcher Olivia Gott committed to attend and play softball at the University of Virginia on Wednesday.
Gott helped the Lightning finish as the Class 8A state runner-up in 2013 and plays travel ball for the Gold Coast Hurricanes team...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Bill Jenkins remembers the moment when he and his bluegrass band were asked to play The National Press Club in Washington for the first time, back in 1964.
"A gentleman came across us at a hootenanny and left us a note. We thought it was a joke,"...