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  • Police spot Eric Frein at a distance, find soiled diapers and Serbian cigarettes

    Police spot Eric Frein at a distance, find soiled diapers and Serbian cigarettes
    Law enforcement officers believe they have spotted fugitive Eric Frein, dressed all in black, on more than one occasion as they pursued him in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse in the rocky, overgrown woods along the border of Pike and Monroe counties....
  • Hinsdale high school district stops investigating teachers who 'liked' Facebook post

    Hinsdale high school district stops investigating teachers who 'liked' Facebook post
    The investigation into 17 suburban teachers who liked a Facebook post featuring a photo of an ax lodged in a car windshield has been canceled, a school official said Tuesday. Hinsdale Township High School District 86 administrators canceled the probe...
  • Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $9 million for Ebola fight

    Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $9 million for Ebola fight
    Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen's charitable foundation on Thursday will announce it is donating $9 million to support U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a source familiar with the matter said. The gift to the Centers for...
  • Secrets in the dirt

    When Fort Monroe's Directorate of Public Works conducted the first archaeological assessment of the historic Army post in 1978, it didn't see much potential for uncovering subterranean secrets. Every sign of prehistoric habitation was believed to have...
  • School's Facebook inquiry exposes lack of social media savvy on both sides

    School's Facebook inquiry exposes lack of social media savvy on both sides
    Here's something Hinsdale teachers can "like" without fear of reprisal: The superintendent has canceled an investigation into a controversial Facebook post that has consumed Hinsdale Township High School District 86 for the past month. The decision...
  • Bear's eye view: Study puts cameras, GPS collars on Wekiva bears

    Wildlife biologists are putting tracking collars and cameras on bears near Central Florida neighborhoods. The devices, which rely on GPS technology, beam the animal's location to a computer every half-hour and may help the study team understand where...
  • Sharks take center stage at New River Middle

    Sharks take center stage at New River Middle
    A Fort Lauderdale middle school is getting caught up in a shark frenzy. New River Middle is partnering with the Davie-based Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, which sponsors ocean marine research and conservation projects, to enhance its marine science magnet...
  • U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges

    U.S.-China climate change deal already facing challenges
    A landmark agreement on climate change between the U.S. and China, the world's top two polluting nations, faced immediate challenges from experts who warned that it would require an overhaul of China's economy and from Republicans in Congress who vowed to...
  • Reader feedback October 11: Gloucester traffic signal deemed vital, Virginia's climate change plan lags, voting changes proposed in Hampton

    Traffic signal deemed vital A new traffic signal will be up and running early next year at the intersection of Route 17 and T.C. Walker Road in Gloucester. Increased traffic volume, two fatal crashes in two years, and the construction of the new Page...
  • Our home, our problem

    In Hampton Roads, forecasts of rain — such as the occasionally heavy precipitation Wednesday — almost inevitably mean an expectation of flooding. In places including Hampton, Newport News, Virginia Beach and, of course, Norfolk, streets and...
  • Home-garden news for Sept. 25: Volunteers sought for Virginia's natural resource effort

    Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize volunteer activities with a tangible impact on Virginia's natural resources, continues this year with events across the state. The campaign's fall activities run through Oct. 31, a...
  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces statewide unified command group for Ebola preparedness

    Virginia is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by mobilizing a statewide unified command group, which will be responsible for coordinating resources and personnel, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday in a...