| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:01 PM
President Obama's upcoming defense budget raises the possibility of losing an aircraft carrier in the coming years while requiring Hampton Roads to face another military base-closing commission.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel discussed the spending...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman is the East Coast winner of an annual efficiency award known as the Battle E.
It is given to ships for maintaining top readiness and for being able to perform wartime duties.
"Being commissioned for only 15...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:37 AM
House and Senate leaders rolled out their proposed state budgets Sunday. They approach expanding Medicaid differently, but both include several million for dredging in Hampton Roads to prepare for larger boats with the Panama Canal expansion.
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:18 PM
RICHMOND — House and Senate leaders rolled out their proposed state budgets Sunday, advancing different visions on Medicaid and a litany of smaller issues.
It will all get ironed out in the coming weeks, and perhaps months, as Virginia leaders...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:12 PM
The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush left Naval Station Norfolk on Saturday on its second deployment, leading a strike group of ships and aircraft to the Persian Gulf and Mediterranean Sea.
The deployment is part of an ongoing rotation of U.S...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln was christened at Newport News Shipbuilding on Feb. 13, 1988. Twenty-six years later, the flattop is back at the shipyard for its midlife overhaul.
Shipyard employee Neil Small helped build the Lincoln in 1988....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The eastbound lanes of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel were shut down for about three and a half hours Tuesday afternoon while crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation made emergency repairs to two metal panels at the entrance to the tunnel,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:39 AM
The guided-missile cruiser USS Bainbridge will return to Naval Station Norfolk Tuesday after a 6-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea.
Meanwhile, the guided-missile cruiser USS Elrod is deploying to the Mediterranean and 6th Fleet area of...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Scranton will return to Naval Station Norfolk Monday from a deployment to the European and Central Command areas of responsibility, according to the navy.
The Scranton steamed more than 40,000 nautical miles...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia is preparing for a memorial service on Friday after the recovery of the body of a pilot missing in a helicopter crash.
Navy officials said the body of Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, 39, of Santee, Calif., was recovered on...
| Oct 30, 2013
Naval Station Norfolk was under assault — the sea had risen by 6 feet, storm surge was pounding the piers and a Category 3 hurricane was barreling down with blistering 129 mph winds.
And before it was over, the sea would rise by 27 feet —...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The three warships of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group are scheduled to return to Hampton Roads Thursday after an eight-month combat deployment, the Navy said Monday.
The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge and the amphibious transport dock USS San...