| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean.
One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Thousands of years ago, the Coso Shoshone people left their mark in the Mojave Desert in the form of stick figures and animals carved into rock faces. In November, the Ridgecrest Petroglyph and Heritage Festival and rock art tours in Ridgecrest, Calif.,...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:31 AM
In our years of covering criminal cases, defendants have virtually always been asked to stand up before the jury's verdict is announced.
"Will the defendant please rise?" the judge intones, before the person on trial rises nervously. Sometimes they're...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Cee Lo Green has been dropped from two shows after he made what many considered offensive remarks about rape on Twitter following a recent court case.
The 38-year-old former judge of NBC’s hit “The Voice” and hitmaker behind “...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:38 PM
YORK — Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare.
She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at...
| Mar 30, 2014
A plane vanished without a trace. The media grasped at every possible lead. A riveted public submitted tips and government officials argued about where to search. Anguished relatives wondered what really happened and hope dimmed with each passing day....
| May 12, 2014
| 7:34 AM
A little girl who threw the first pitch at a Charlotte Knights game got the surprise of her life when she realized who was behind the catcher's mask.
It was 8-year-old Isabella's father, a Gunner's Mate 1st Class in the United States Navy who had been...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers:
Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.
Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi,
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Three years ago Edward Laird, a 76-year-old Navy veteran, noticed two small blemishes on his nose. His doctor at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix ordered a biopsy, but month after month, as the blemishes grew larger, Laird couldn't get an...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:37 PM
U.S. Navy seaman Matthew Snow, on a 30-day leave from his post in Japan, hoped his return to South Florida in March 2013 would mean plenty of quality time with his new girlfriend.
Instead, the 22-year-old sailor from Broward died after being stabbed in...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Billy Hurley III shot a seven-under-par 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.
Hurley played bogey-free in shooting his lowest score of the season. The former U.S. Navy...