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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq

    Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq
    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...
  • Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas

    Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas
    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...
  • Norfolk-based sailor dies at sea

    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...
  • Vice President Joe Biden touts ports during Norfolk tour

    Vice President Joe Biden touts ports during Norfolk tour
    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...
  • Chesapeake Bay vulnerable to climate change

    Historians say the Chesapeake Bay has changed since Capt. John Smith first landed at Jamestown four centuries ago. And scientists say it will change again by the end of this one as a rising, warming ocean with more acidic waters carves out a different...
  • Military: We're making headway on spice

    During two weeks in 2010, Fort Eustis police seized more than 10 types of the synthetic hallucinogen known as spice and charged more than 30 service members with related offenses. Four years later, the statistics are quite different. Drug tests...
  • Living Here: The shipyard

    Living Here: The shipyard
    Newport News Shipbuilding, the nation's largest shipyard, is Virginia's biggest industrial employer and a core component of the local economy. On the tip of the Peninsula, the company began operations in 1886, founded by railroad magnate Collis P....
  • Living Here: Colleges and universities

    Living Here: Colleges and universities
    No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads. Bryant & Stratton College. Hampton. Private. The facility at Peninsula Town Center opened in 2010. It offers 15 full- and part-time associate and bachelor's...