Latest The Virginian-Pilot Stories

2008-06-16 18:00:16

By Dave Forster and Kristin Davis, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun. 16--SUFFOLK -- Smoke from wildfires in the Great Dismal Swamp and from North Carolina again are spreading smoke throughout Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina today.

2008-06-16 09:00:34

By Kristin Davis, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun. 16--The North Carolina wildfire, confined largely to Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, did not grow Sunday, but smoke was expected to cause problems throughout the northeastern part of North Carolina on this morning.

2008-06-16 09:00:28

By Dale Eisman, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun.

2008-06-14 09:00:25

By Mal Vincent, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun. 14--With a mischievous nod toward the slyer nature of Alfred Hitchcock, "Married Life" is, on one level, about two men obsessed with one woman. On another, it's about killing someone with kindness.

2007-10-26 09:00:25

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Oct. 26--RICHMOND Lake Anna is the hottest lake in Virginia, and no wonder: More than 2 billion gallons of warm wastewater are pumped into its depths each day from the North Anna nuclear power plant.

2007-06-11 09:00:13

By Catherine Kozak, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jun.

2007-05-07 21:00:17

By Jen Mccaffery, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. May 7--NORFOLK -- A Portsmouth sheriff's deputy who sued former sheriff Gary W. Waters for sexual harassment reached a confidential agreement with him today. "I'm just so glad it's over," said Kerrie Briggs, who still works as a deputy.

2007-01-12 12:00:54

By Michelle Washington, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jan. 12--NORFOLK -- Lamont Wilkins did not actually fire the bullet that killed Anita Stevenson. But he provided guns to two young women who said they looked to him as a savior.

2007-01-05 09:00:41

By Debbie Messina, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jan. 5--NORFOLK -- The Confederate Monument was naked for almost a century. Originally installed in Berkley in 1912, the 13-foot-tall granite pedestal, flanked by four stone cannonballs, was supposed to be topped with a statue of a soldier.

2006-11-22 12:01:09

By Linda Mcnatt, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Nov. 22--SUFFOLK -- The Obici Healthcare Foundation has hired its first executive director, officials announced Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.