| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A teenager is under arrest in connection to the beating death of a Brooklyn toddler, who he was babysitting Saturday while the child's mother was at work.
Tyree Wright, 19, was arrested Sunday and has so far been charged with first-degree assault and act...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:00 PM
More residents of Hampton Roads will have access to high-tech treatments for cancer thanks to an agreement announced Thursday between the Riverside and University of Virginia Radiosurgery Center in Newport News and Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:53 PM
When Richard Lee Norris opened his eyes after a marathon 36-hour surgery to give him a new face, he immediately wanted a mirror.
A natural reaction for a man who had been practically living as a recluse since a 1997 gun accident took off his nose, chin,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 7:22 PM
A dream came true for 5-year-old Ariah Rogers when she met Mickey Mouse at Disney World in September.
“It was fantastic,” said her father, Jesse Rogers. “It was great.”
This was an experience he never thought she’d...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 2:25 PM
I am a firm believer in recycling whenever possible, so today I'm recycling a bit of writing I did, thus preserving the earth's precious dwindling supply of my brain cells.
I spoke last week at a senior-citizen event co-sponsored by the Daily Press,...
| Oct 26, 2012
Have you or your family ever considered the possibility of organ donation? It is not a subject that is easily discussed, but it is a very important issue and one that should be shared with all members of your family.
There are 115,662 people...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 4:43 PM
They received “the nightmare call of all parents,” Charles Hutchinson said.
He and his wife, Cindy Hutchinson, received news at their Boonsboro home on Thanksgiving morning three years ago that their son, C.J., then 20, a U.S. Marine...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:38 AM
April was a busy month for Hagerstown resident Mike Butler. He's a low-key guy, but he is filled with missionary zeal. His life was changed, made more complete. He owes a debt, and he wants to pay it forward.
Seventeen years ago, Butler received a...
| May 7, 2012
| 2:04 PM
I think I am old enough now that I can use the phrase, “You remember the good old days.” If you listen to the “older than me timers” you could feed your dog scraps, bones, pork or anything else lying around. They wouldn’t...
| May 9, 2012
By the time Ray Fearing was first diagnosed with a rare kidney disease back in 2000, the damage that had already been done was such that a transplant would eventually be his only option.
"By then, they (the doctors) had noticed there was a lot of...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:10 PM
There are surfing fundraising events all over the world that do wonderful things to support worthy causes, but there is no cause that is more directly connected to surfing than the efforts to raise money and awareness in the fight against cystic...