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  • Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'

    Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'
    The daughter of a veteran firefighting pilot said he "died a hero" when his air tanker crashed Tuesday while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park. Geoffrey Craig Hunt was flying one of four planes being used in the initial attack on the Dog...
  • Pilot killed in air tanker crash in Yosemite was 13-year veteran

    Pilot killed in air tanker crash in Yosemite was 13-year veteran
    The air tanker pilot who died in a crash at Yosemite National Park on Tuesday had a 13-year record of fighting wildfires from the air in California, officials said. The pilot -- identified Wednesday as 62-year-old San Jose resident Geoffrey Craig Hunt...
  • Police arrest man in 1998 Laguna cold-case slaying of mother-in-law

    Police arrest man in 1998 Laguna cold-case slaying of mother-in-law
    Laguna Beach police detectives and Orange County District Atty.'s Office investigators made an arrest Wednesday in a 1998 cold case homicide. Officers arrested John Edward Gutierrez, 46, of Aliso Viejo, on suspicion of killing Lillian DeVilla, 55, and...
  • Navy celebrates birthday with Fleet Week events

    The U.S. Navy, local businesses and civic organizations are holding a slew of events over two weeks celebrating Fleet Week in Hampton Roads and the service's anniversary. The Navy turns 239 on Monday. The Fleet Week Golf Tournament will be held...
  • Tanker pilot's body recovered as Yosemite fire battle continues

    Tanker pilot's body recovered as Yosemite fire battle continues
    As investigators arrived Wednesday to determine the cause of a fatal air tanker crash at Yosemite National Park, officials temporarily grounded the Cal Fire airplane fleet and rescuers retrieved the pilot's body from a steep canyon. Geoffrey Craig Hunt,...
  • Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession

    Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession
    The aircraft carrier business has done more than boost the bottom line of Newport News Shipbuilding. It has almost certainly kept Hampton Roads out of a recession. That observation, backed by data that illustrates the shipyard's striking influence in...
  • Henry "Hank" Palm: Travelers Executive, Responsible For Hartford Constitution Plaza

    Henry "Hank" Palm: Travelers Executive, Responsible For Hartford Constitution Plaza
    FARMINGTON — Henry "Hank" Palm, a Travelers executive, who was integral in the development and building of Hartford's Constitution Plaza, died on September 1. He was 81. Palm was born in Verona, N.J. in 1933, where his parents Hugo and Rigmor Palm...
  • Locally, defense firms are thinking global

    Locally, defense firms are thinking global
    When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish. In Newport...
  • Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane

    Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane
    A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning. Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...
  • Navy Vet, Martial Arts Instructor, To Open New Gym In Manchester

    Navy Vet, Martial Arts Instructor, To Open New Gym In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — A U.S. Navy veteran and former Marine Corps martial arts instructor plans to open a gym downtown next month. Yaw Agyapong, 28, says his goal is to open Lion Heart Health and Fitness in the second week of November. The space at 942 Main...
  • NASA Langley crashes a helicopter for safety research

    NASA Langley crashes a helicopter for safety research
    The helicopter airframe was winched slowly into position three stories high, suspended on cables and packed with dummies of every size — seated, standing and in simulated motion. At 15 seconds, the countdown began. And at the end, pyrotechnics...