| 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....
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:50 PM
The Navy christened the submarine John Warner on Saturday in a star-spangled ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding that paid homage to the elder statesman of Virginia politics and included a hometown flourish.
It will be the first Virginia-class...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:17 PM
A couple of new book offerings as well as upcoming events will please history lovers.
Norfolk's Navy base
"Naval Station Norfolk" is the newest in the pictorial history series by Arcadia Publishing, and it has plenty to offer for the aficionado of...
| 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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:43 AM
A civilian shot a sailor to death aboard a destroyer at the Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia, then was killed by security officials, authorities said Tuesday.
The suspect had permission to be on base, but it was unclear whether he had permission to...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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...
| May 17, 2014
| 1:33 PM
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.
| May 23, 2014
| 7:04 AM
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....
| May 23, 2014
| 7:28 AM
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...