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  • As England's second trial begins, questions linger

    The last scheduled court-martial of an Army reservist arising from the Abu Ghraib prison investigations begins today in Fort Hood, Texas, with the trial of Pfc. Lynndie R. England, who became a lightning rod of international outrage in photographs showing...
  • Modern combat lacking in old medical supply

    Even after the bullet cut through his leg and severed his femoral artery, 1st Lt. David R. Bernstein had a chance. The shooting stopped quickly, and a soldier trained in combat medical care was at Bernstein's side almost immediately. Helicopters landed,...
  • New Army manual prohibits harsh interrogation

    WASHINGTON - The Army is putting the finishing touches on a new interrogation manual that will specifically prohibit the harsh practices that have come to light since the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, officials said. It will also highlight international...
  • 'New' Norfolk is nautical and nice

    NORFOLK, Va. -- The "new" Norfolk hasn't yet sparked the hype of, say, Atlanta or Charlotte. But this historic city's continuing urban renaissance could make it the next gleaming gem of the so-called New South. Situated along waterways where the...
  • New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

    WASHINGTON The nation's highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix. In a unanimous decision, the five-member U.S....
  • Local artist Baylor Nichols to celebrate 90th birthday with exhibit

    Local artist Baylor Nichols to celebrate 90th birthday with exhibit
    WEST POINT – Sitting in a comfortable chair by a window in his home in downtown West Point, local artist Baylor Nichols recollected stories of people he has painted throughout the years. "Grace Street" is undoubtedly Nichols' most popular series...
  • Tuesday's 8/26 local schedule (updated Sunday PM)

    BASEBALL International League: Charlotte at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Altoona, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Field hockey Phoebus at Kecoughtan, 4 Heritage at Menchville, 4 Woodside at Gloucester, 4 Bethel at Hampton, 4 Denbigh at Warwick, 4 Grafton...
  • Monday's 8/25 local schedule (updated Sunday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Altoona, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Boys soccer Atlantic Shores at Denbigh Baptist, 4:30 Summit Christian at Hampton Christian, 4:30 Girls volleyball Tabb at Churchland, 4:30...
  • Geoff McCulloch finds new home as teacher, basketball coach at Jamestown High

    Geoff McCulloch finds new home as teacher, basketball coach at Jamestown High
    WILLIAMSBURG—Geoff McCulloch has been named boys basketball coach at Jamestown High School. His hiring was approved by the Williamsburg-James City County School Board Tuesday night. McCulloch replaces Lee Underwood, who resigned after last season....
  • Policía de Liberia arroja gases lacrimógenos para dispersar protestas por cuarentena ébola

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - La policía de Monrovia, la capital de Liberia, disparó el miércoles gases lacrimógenos para dispersar a una multitud que arrojaba piedras e intentaba salir de un barrio que quedó bajo cuarentena por causa del virus del ébola,...
  • Clashes erupt as Liberia seals off slum to prevent spread of Ebola

    Clashes erupt as Liberia seals off slum to prevent spread of Ebola
    Clashes erupted Wednesday as security forces sealed off a sprawling seaside slum in the Liberian capital in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Angry residents stormed barbed-wire barricades and threw stones at the troops, who fired...
  • Friday's 8/22 local schedule (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s soccer Liberty at Old Dominion, 7 Men’s soccer (scrimmage) VCU at William and Mary, 7 Field hockey (scrimmage) William and Mary at Liberty, 4 HIGH SCHOOLS Football North Cross at Nansemond-Suffolk Ac., 7 Atlantic Shores at...