| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:20 PM
A boost in exported goods and an improving national economy has amounted into big gains at the Port of Virginia.
The Virginia Port Authority, which operates terminals in Portsmouth, Newport News and Norfolk, recently announced that fiscal year 2014...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:42 PM
An Air India jet carrying more than 300 passengers made an emergency landing in Newark, N.J., with just one functioning engine after a fire in one of its two engines forced the pilot to abort the flight, an airport spokeswoman said Sunday night.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:44 AM
A U.S. subsidiary of Middle Eastern cargo company Gulftainer has signed a 35-year, $100 million agreement to boost cargo operations with a new terminal at Port Canaveral.
It’s the first U.S. location for Gulftainer, a United Arab Emirates...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
After years of parched shorelines, water levels in the Great Lakes have come rushing back. The crowds that flock to the Superior shoreline this summer are finding harbors deeper and beaches narrower than they've been in 15 years. "I hope this lasts," said...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The legislatively mandated Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission will hold its first public meeting at 2 p.m. on Wednesday in the board room of the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization building in Chesapeake.
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Some drew bold, felt-tip marker lines across an aerial photo of the downtown Newport News that is. Others scrawled notes on the multi-colored maps of what the city's planning consultants said downtown could be.
Sparked by the thought of finally doing...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, which will manage regional transportation revenues from gas and sales taxes, will become an official state body on Tuesday.
But several of the legislators, mayors and county board chairs who...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a number of significant appointments Friday afternoon, naming a new elections commissioner, a new port authority member, four new members on the board of corrections, making the acting inspector general permanent and re-...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:47 PM
When the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan was new, in the 1840s, New London harbor was a floating forest of topmasts, the second largest whaling port in the country. As the wonderfully restored wooden whaler set sail from New London this past weekend, there...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:00 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who signed legislation barring “gay conversion therapy” in his state, disagreed Friday with Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism, saying it was wrong.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:57 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who signed legislation barring "gay conversion therapy" in his state, said Friday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comparison of homosexuality to alcoholism was wrong.
"I disagree with him, and I don't believe that's an...