| Oct 3, 2014
Voters will elect a new face to the commission Nov. 4, one that could determine the political leanings of the commission for the next two years.
The six-member commission has split on a number of issues, leaving it to Mayor Barrington Russell — who...
| Sep 26, 2014
Florida drivers who raise their car insurance deductible from $500 to $1000 only save 5 percent, according to a new study by insuranceQuotes.com that is owned by North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com.
This is below the national average of a 9...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:40 PM
A Massachusetts titanium supplier being sued by Pratt & Whitney for allegedly shipping bad material has denied the claim and fired back Wednesday with a counterclaim saying the engine maker's response caused many of its customers to flee.
In its response...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A bipartisan group of U.S. House members from California has jumped into a high-stakes battle over the Pentagon’s use of Russian-made rocket engines to launch satellites.
It’s an effort that already involves Hawthorne-based SpaceX Inc. and...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Embraer, the Brazilian aircraft maker than runs U.S. operations from Fort Lauderdale, has rolled out its first military plane made in Florida.
Embraer and its partner Sierra Nevada Corp. this week presented the A-29 Super Tucano light air support...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Fighting in Ukraine is continuing and the truce there is a ceasefire "in name only," NATO's top military commander said on Saturday.
"The situation in Ukraine is not good right now," U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove told reporters in Vilnius....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:21 AM
A 160-foot water tower that once served as a landmark for Edwards Air Force Base was torn down last week in favor of a new, smaller water tank, making for an arresting image on social media.
Engineers and contractors gathered to watch an excavator...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:41 PM
To the editor: When swearing to protect us and our Constitution, which literally ensures religious freedom to all Americans, why should Air Force and other military enlistees and officers have to opt out of saying the phrase "so help me God"? ("Air...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:18 AM
As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon.
A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:10 PM
McDonald's restaurants in Hampton Roads will celebrate the U.S. Air Force's 67th birthday with a free food offer on Thursday, Sept. 18.
Active duty and retired military members can get a free medium soft drink and a free order of medium french fries...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:26 PM
HAMPTON — Langley Air Force Base could see its potential reductions in force cut in half, if it successfully woos a support center and new Air National Guard unit.
The base is expected to lose 742 positions — though probably not that many...