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  • Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts

    Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts
    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...
  • Memorial marks somber anniversary for USS Cole in Norfolk

    Memorial marks somber anniversary for USS Cole in Norfolk
    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Norfolk-based ships now call Florida home

    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...
  • Sailor hospitalized after falling from sixth-floor balcony in Norfolk, officials say

    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...
  • Commander, 2 others removed from Norfolk-based ship pending investigation

    Commander, 2 others removed from Norfolk-based ship pending investigation
    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....
  • Aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford taking shape

    Aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford taking shape
    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...
  • Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast

    Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast
    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....