Local business owner collapses after being sentenced for fraud

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A business owner on Virginia’s Eastern Shore collapsed in the courtroom after she was sentenced for a fraud scheme.

Media outlets report that medics attended to 50-year-old Linda Avila following her collapse during Wednesday’s hearing in federal court in Norfolk. 85 more words

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The glow of bioluminescent phytoplankton in the blue waters of southern Tasmania

Near the mouth of the Derwent River on its eastern shore, a natural phenomenon has been sparkling at night. Glorious!

See two stories with the most wonderful photographs, and a short video, at: 20 more words

Derwent River

Wonderful Women on Wheels Weekend

From April 24th to 26th, a group of twenty women – some in their teens, some in their seventies and others from every decade in between – came together for Women on Wheels 2015. 208 more words

Eastern Shore

Fire breaks out on Smith Street

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters are working to contain flames at a home on Smith Street in Treherrinville.

There have been no reports of injuries. 6 more words

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Bloody Point 1976 - Pictures that Inspired

As I was beginning my new novel Bloody Point 1976, I searched for photographs that would help paint in my head the world I was going to write about. 529 more words

Chesapeake Bay

Tech’s Kani Kane signs to JUCO powerhouse Lackawanna

Since he was 7 at Woodbridge Pop Warner, Kani Kane has been a football player.

He’s loved it since the first snap, and has been terrorizing defenses with his combination of speed and power since then. 635 more words