| 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
A sailor aboard the Norfolk-based destroyer USS James E. Williams has died, the Navy announced Monday.
Seaman Yeshabel Villotcarrasco, 23, of Parma, Ohio, died as a result of a "non-hostile incident" that occurred June 19 while the ship was under way in...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:54 PM
A Navy sailor was taken to a local hospital after falling from a sixth-floor barracks balcony during a fight with another sailor Tuesday night, officials said.
The incident happened about 8:20 p.m. at Naval Station Norfolk’s Wall Manor, a barracks...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:01 PM
NORFOLK — With hurricane season underway, the Fleet Weather Center at Naval Station Norfolk is busy monitoring the skies and seas from the Midwest to Europe, making sure the country's fleet steers clear of storms.
Meanwhile, Navy and Marine...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The USS Cole left Naval Station Norfolk Friday for a six-month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea and other waters in the area, officials said.
The guided-missile destroyer will “conduct maritime operations and strengthen partner nations’...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:45 PM
About 1,500 sailors and their families moved from Hampton Roads to Florida over the weekend as the Navy seeks to better position its East Coast forces and preserve jobs at coastal shipyards.
The USS Iwo Jima and the USS Fort McHenry arrived Sunday at...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Ships and aircraft from Hampton Roads make up a significant chunk of the Navy's strength in the North Arabian Gulf as President Obama considers further military action in Iraq.
F/A-18 Super Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush have...
| 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....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 3:14 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — As of last week, America's newest aircraft carrier was 81 percent complete, its sleek tower rising above Pier 3 at Newport News Shipbuilding.
To motorists driving along Huntington Avenue, the Gerald R. Ford might seem no different...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:10 PM
NORFOLK — It was a mechanical malfunction that caused a fire in the cabin of a MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed off the coast of Virginia on Jan. 8, killing three of the five crew members, according to a Navy report released Thursday....