Oklahoma tornado death toll at 51, expected to rise
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 05:30:00 -0400
At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said.
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-95 delays possible until 7 in North Richmond
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 05:20:00 -0400
Authorities said the Lombardy Bridge work zone between mile markers 78 and 75 will be in place until about 7 a.m. today, restricting traffic to one lane in each direction.
Man gravely wounded in Creighton Court shooting
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 04:56:00 -0400
Richmond police Capt. Angela Greene said officers responded to a shooting report at 1:33 a.m. and found the victim in the 2200 block of Walcott Place.
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-95 south daytime lane closure today in Richmond
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 04:28:00 -0400
From 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. the right lane will be closed on I-95 south between Laburnum Avenue (mile marker 79) and Lombardy Street (mile marker 77) for construction at the Robin Hood Road and Sherwood
USS Merrimack leaving James River Reserve Fleet today
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 04:22:00 -0400
The USS Merrimack will be recycled in the city where it was built.
Obama declares major disaster in Oklahoma
TimesDispatch.com / Tue, 21 May 2013 00:14:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Oklahoma as the state recovers from a massive tornado that ripped through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, killing dozens an
Yosemite changes urged after outbreak
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. Federal investigators probing the hantavirus outbreak blamed for three deaths at Yosemite National Park recommended Monday that design changes to tent cabins and other p
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Ex-U.S. attorney said to retaliate in probe
Study: Most shipwrecks a minor U.S. pollution threat
WASHINGTON A new government report details 87 shipwrecks — most sunk during World War II — that could pollute U.S. waters with tens of millions of gallons of oil.
Hezbollah pulled more deeply into Syria civil war
BEIRUT Hezbollah was pulled more deeply into Syria’s civil war Monday as 28 guerrillas from the Lebanese Shiite militant group were killed and dozens more wounded while fighting rebels, Syria activist
Sharif ready for peace talks with Pakistani Taliban
ISLAMABAD Pakistan’s presumptive prime minister called for peace talks Monday with Taliban militants at war with the government, potentially charting a course that could put him at odds with the count
Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr
Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet pioneer that had fallen behind the times.
AMF Bowling plans merger with New York-based company
AMF Bowling Worldwide Inc. is proposing a new plan to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by merging with a New York-based operator of upscale bowling centers.
10th Israeli company sets up office in BioTech Park in Richmond
An Israel-based information technology company has set up its first U.S. office in the Virginia BioTechnology Research Park in downtown Richmond.