| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Jet-black rifles leveled at unarmed citizens and mine-resistant vehicles once used to patrol the roadways of Iraq and Afghanistan rumbling through small town America. These are scenes playing out in Ferguson, Missouri, which has been racked by protests...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:34 PM
U.S. warplanes attacked Islamic State targets in Syria overnight, in raids that a group monitoring the war said killed civilians as well as jihadist fighters.
The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit mills and grain...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:19 PM
NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson said on Tuesday.
The U.S. space...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:38 AM
George Lutz never liked to brag about his bravery as a pilot during World War II, but 2,000 people recently sent him letters in appreciation of his exploits.
That was a far cry from the 25 to 30 letters his son, Charles Lutz, feared his dad would...
| Sep 3, 2014
Recently four students, including three from the western communities, earned $1,000 college scholarships, from the Clerk & Comptroller's office employees.
James Bukowski of Loxahatchee, Ashley Pascual of Royal Palm Beach, Jefferson Wang of Wellington and...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Randy Forbes, Ed Gillespie
If the election of 2012 was held today, Mitt Romney would win by more than 6 percent, according to CBS polling.
Our nation continues to spend money like there's no end. Who can live beyond their means? Democrats think the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:32 PM
HAMPTON — Airmen from Langley Air Force Base who deployed to West Africa last month as part of an international effort to contain the spread of Ebola there returned home early Monday morning.
A base spokesman said the 633rd Medical Group...
| Aug 17, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — A local Circuit Court judge is stepping aside early next year after reaching the mandatory retirement age in Virginia for state judges.
Newport News Circuit Court Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr., who recently turned 70, announced last...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Hampton Roads nonfiction writers tipped the scales on this month's list of new releases, with topics ranging from family life to military history.
Fiction titles focus on teens and young adults. Take a look. You never know when you might discover a...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:35 PM
For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor.
He also got something else: a scar on his forehead from the butt of a meat ax...