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  • Navy helicopter crash in Kuwait, local squadron

    The U.S. Navy is investigating a locally-based squadron's helicopter crash at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. All six crewmembers aboard the helicopter survived the crash and have been transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation, according to a press...
  • USS Norfolk decommissioned

    USS Norfolk decommissioned
    Norfolk's namesake submarine was inactivated last week during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. The Los Angeles-class attack sub was commissioned in 1983 and built at Newport News Shipbuilding. It will remain in Norfolk until January to begin the...
  • Kaine sees climate change as a key issue for Congress

    Kaine sees climate change as a key issue for Congress
    WILLIAMSBURG — A couple of thoughts about Hampton Roads keep Sen. Tim Kaine up at night – a memory of a briefing about hurricane evacuation after his election as governor, and a forecast that in another 25 years, Hampton Boulevard, the main...
  • Kaine asks EPA to give Va. credit in carbon rules

    Sen. Tim Kaine asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to do more to reward states like Virginia that have already tried to reduce carbon emissions as it completes its proposed Clean Power Plan. That plan aims to cut carbon emissions from...
  • Bills would amend VFW charter to include women

    Bills would amend VFW charter to include women
    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...
  • Pilots based on USS George H.W. Bush return from deployment

    Pilots based on USS George H.W. Bush return from deployment
    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...
  • Military Sealift Command to consolidate in Norfolk, bringing hundreds of jobs to the area

    Military Sealift Command to consolidate in Norfolk, bringing hundreds of jobs to the area
    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...
  • Aircraft carrier Bush due home Saturday; pilots returning Friday

    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...
  • Navy sailor pleads guilty to receiving child pornography

    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...
  • Newport News museum looks back at the Great War

    Newport News museum looks back at the Great War
    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...
  • Transportation Accountability Commission gets mixed reaction to proposed budget

    Transportation Accountability Commission gets mixed reaction to proposed budget
    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....