| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Identical bills making their way through both chambers of Congress would amend the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to include women.
While thousands of women currently meet the eligibility requirement for joining the organization, the...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Navy Lt. Mike Tremel saw plenty while flying combat missions against the Islamic State, but it didn’t compare to Friday’s scene: a 23-member welcome-home party, and watching his young son walk for the first time.
The joyous reunion of...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Navy's Military Sealift Command is consolidating its headquarters in Norfolk, and bringing with it about 500 jobs from Washington, D.C.
The command, which falls under the Navy's U.S. Fleet Forces Command and joint services U.S. Transportation...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Hampton Roads will be the scene of a big homecoming this weekend for pilots and sailors serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush.
The carrier, along with the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun, are due at Naval Station Norfolk on...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:00 PM
An Navy sailor who was stationed on a ship at Naval Station Norfolk pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to receiving child pornography.
Douglas Lawrence True, 23, of Clarksville, Ind., faces 20 years in prison when he is scheduled to be sentenced in...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:11 PM
When the first guns of World War I opened fire in August 1914, few people in Hampton Roads foresaw how the battles in faraway Europe would lead to a hometown revolution.
No place in the United States was so deeply and permanently reshaped by the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:01 AM
The proposed third highway crossing over Hampton Roads is either going to be a boon or bottleneck nightmare, and the amount of money being associated with the administrative make-up of the region's newest transportation commission needs to be reexamined....
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Navy held a memorial ceremony Sunday to honor the 17 sailors who were killed aboard the USS Cole 14 years ago in a terrorist attack.
On Oct. 12, 2000, the guided-missile destroyer was refueling in Aden Harbor, Yemen, when it was bombed by a small...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It's not quite a sign to start building an ark, but climate scientists are sounding the alarm for Hampton Roads and other coastal communities caught on the front lines of worsening high-tide flooding.
In a new report, the Union of Concerned Scientists...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Vice President Joe Biden had stern words for stalwarts, including those in the House and Senate, questioning the legitimacy of improved infrastructure and the means to fund it: you're wasting time.
“What most people don't realize is that our...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The commander, executive officer and a command master chief of a Norfolk-based destroyer were removed from command amid an investigation of the "command climate" aboard the ship, according to a statement from U.S. Fleet Forces Command.
Capt. Anthony L....