Virginia lawmakers OK bills to address housing issues
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A flurry of bills addressing affordable housing and high eviction rates in Virginia cities moved forward in the House and Senate this week.
Three bills on those issues have passed both chambers and have been sent to Gov. Ralph Northam to be signed into law. Several ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) _ Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $212 million.
On a per-share basis, the Newport News, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $4.94.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A caretaker in Newport News, Virginia, has admitted to stealing credit cards from her client’s spouse and using them to pay for personal purchases including car services, hotel stays and clothing.
News outlets report 47-year-old Sandra Payne pleaded guilty Monday ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have arrested a man wanted on accusations that he fled the scene of a fatal crash that came after a police chase.
Newport News police spokeswoman Kelly King said in a news release that Darrell Pittman was taken into custody early Saturday without ...
Car hits transit bus, sending 10 passengers to hospital
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say that a car struck a transit bus that was stopped for a pickup, injuring a dozen people.
The Newport News Police Department issued a release saying the accident happened shortly before 9 a.m. while the Hampton Roads Transit bus was stopped to ...
Master shipbuilder dies after fall at Virginia shipyard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A master shipbuilder has died from injuries sustained in a fall at a shipyard in Newport News, Virginia.
News outlets report sheet metal worker specialist James Goins was injured at Newport News Shipbuilding in December and died early this month. Shipbuilding ...
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The three coal terminals in Virginia’s Hampton Roads region saw double-digit increases in exports last year, but a global economy that shows signs of slowing worries some analysts.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Virginia police say that they’ve charged a woman with impaired driving after a vehicle flipped during a crash.
News outlets reports that the accident happened late Wednesday night in Newport News.
Newport News Police say the 2017 Ford Focus flipped several ...
Airport: Military jet slides off runway during training
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Officials say a military jet slid off a runway at a Virginia airport during training exercises, but no injuries have been reported.
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport spokeswoman Jessica Wharton said Friday that the aircraft based at nearby Joint Base ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Health has closed shellfish harvesting for a portion of a river where a raw sewage spill has impacted water quality.
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — An arm passes across a plate in the big machine, depositing powdered metal before a laser fuses it all together.
Wipe. Zap. Wipe. Zap.
Hour by hour, and layer by painstaking layer, the machine, a 3D metal printer built by 3D Systems, hums away.
Virginia shipyard announces buyout offers, restructuring
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Virginia shipyard that’s the sole builder of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers is offering buyouts to a little more than 10 percent of its workforce.
Ex-secretary at Air Force base pleads guilty in pay scheme
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A former secretary at Langley Air Force Base has pleaded guilty to bilking the government out of nearly $1.5 million over 17 years.
Michelle Holt pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to charges that she engaged in a long-running effort to boost her pay by ...
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Students push for university to provide free tampons
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Students at a university in Virginia are pushing the school’s leaders to provide free tampons and other menstrual products.
Man convicted of murder in shooting death of Virginia man
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A man has been convicted of breaking into a Virginia home and killing a man in front of his wife.
The Virginian-Pilot reports 38-year-old Monte Michael Stokes ...
- The DayElectric Boat gets early repair work for one of Navy's newest submarinesJanuary 4, 2019
- Tribune-ReviewIn Virginia, kids over 12 can be jailed for trick-or-treatingOctober 13, 2018
- Columbus TelegramWWII vet gets his Bronze StarAugust 24, 2018
- The DayUSS Indiana to make Groton its home sooner than expectedAugust 2, 2018
- The DayNavy will award Electric Boat maintenance work on newest Virginia-class subJuly 13, 2018
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia city is set to get a new $12 million lab that will work to develop technology related to marine electric propulsion and advanced energy storage.
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to posing as a doctor and treating patients.
The Virginian-Pilot reports 31-year-old Vishal Patel admitted to providing false information in a Drug Enforcement Administration record and ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Environmental groups in Virginia are criticizing the Trump Administration’s decision to allow the use of seismic air guns to find oil and gas deposits under the Atlantic Ocean.
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — As you carve your roast turkey and give thanks for all that’s good in your life, remember to give thanks for this:
That you’re not celebrating Thanksgiving the way the first Virginians did.
That would be back in December 1619 — two years before those Plymouth ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s Department of Juvenile Justice says fewer minors are behind bars in the state. Violent incidents are also down at juvenile correction centers.
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) _ Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $229 million.
On a per-share basis, the Newport News, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $5.29.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A former congressional candidate in Virginia has been convicted of fraud.
The Virginian-Pilot reported that Shaun Brown was found guilty Tuesday of defrauding ...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A new movie that’s set aboard a U.S. submarine could do for submariners what “Top Gun” did for Navy pilots.
The Virginian-Pilot reported last week that action ...
Submarine Vermont christened at Connecticut shipyard
GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The Navy’s newest nuclear-powered attack submarine was christened Saturday at a Connecticut shipyard, a $2.7 billion vessel packed with the latest war-fighting technology.
The USS Vermont was christened at Electric Boat, the Groton-based contractor that builds attack ...
- Business WireIntegrated Dermatology Expands Its Presence in VirginiaFebruary 11, 2019
- Globe NewswireLAVLE USA, INC., AND OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCE NEW MARINE ELECTRIC PROPULSION SIMULATION LABORATORY IN NEWPORT NEWSDecember 8, 2018
- Globe NewswirePHOTO RELEASE--The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding Wins First Football National Championship in 99-Year School HistoryDecember 6, 2018
- Globe NewswireFerguson Partners With RocketSpace to Reimagine the Future of the Construction IndustryNovember 13, 2018
Jill Biden christens Navy submarine at Virginia shipyard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The wife of former Vice President Joe Biden has christened the U.S. Navy’s newest Virginia-class attack submarine.
Jill Biden is the sponsor of the new USS Delaware. On Saturday, she broke a ceremonial bottle across the submarine’s bow at a Virginia ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden visited a Virginia shipyard that builds aircraft carriers and submarines.
News outlets report that Biden met Friday with union leaders and workers at Newport News Shipbuilding at the union hall in Newport News. The former vice ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a drug ring.
News outlets report 56-year-old Michael Dwayne Boddie was sentenced Wednesday, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute ...
Jill Biden to christen USS Delaware at Virginia shipyard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden plan to visit a Virginia shipyard that builds aircraft carriers and submarines.
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Seafood firm owner pleads guilty to falsely labeling crab
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The owner of a Virginia seafood company has pleaded guilty to conspiring to falsely label foreign crabmeat as fresh Chesapeake blue crab.
News outlets report 74-year-old James Casey of Poquoson, who owns Casey’s Seafood in Newport News, entered the plea Wednesday ...
The Latest: Fishing crew member released over ICE objections
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a fatal stabbing on board a fishing vessel off the coast of Massachusetts (all times local):
Federal immigration officials say the Mexican national charged with killing a fellow crew member on a fishing vessel was released on bond after he was ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging a Virginia firm subjected its black workers to a hostile work environment is headed to trial.
The Virginian-Pilot reported ...
Newspaper chain recognizes union at 2 Virginia dailies
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Union organizers at two Virginia newspapers say they have won voluntary recognition of their union from management.
The two papers, The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk and the Daily Press in Newport News, are owned by Chicago-based Tronc Inc.
The union, known as the ...
Reporters at Tronc-owned papers in Virginia plan to unionize
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Journalists at two daily newspapers in Virginia announced plans Tuesday to form a union, a move that reflects a trend in an industry that continues to face declining profits, ownership changes and layoffs.
Plans to unionize the Daily Press in Newport News and The ...
No injuries or leaks in freight derailment in Virginia
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Multiple empty freight cars derailed in Virginia, causing some passenger train delays.
SMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) — A person has been charged with boating under the influence in Virginia after a craft overturned and 10 people had to be rescued.
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Justice Department veteran Zachary Terwilliger as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
The Alexandria-based office often handles high-profile terrorism and espionage cases. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A combat-related training video is being filmed at Fort Eustis this week, which means community members might hear some unusual noises.
The Daily Press reports the ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a 13-year-old boy lit another teen on fire during a dispute about who would get to light charcoal for a cookout.
Newport News police spokesman Randal Bailey tells news outlets responders found a 14-year-old boy with burns to his torso and arm ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A federal lawsuit accuses a Virginia State Police trooper of shattering a man’s jaw and trying to cover it up.
The Daily Press reports 28-year-old Veron E. ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police say a man in Virginia brought along an unlikely companion as he committed a string of late-night crimes: His 2-year-old son.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government report says the cost to dismantle a decommissioned nuclear-powered aircraft carrier sitting in a Virginia shipyard may exceed $1 billion.
A report this week from the Government Accountability Office comes as the Navy decided what to do with the former USS ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) _ Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $239 million.
The Newport News, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $5.40 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Massachusetts man has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in a 2009 murder in Virginia.
The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release 36-year-old Joseph James Cain Benson, who was sentenced Tuesday, was convicted on April ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A training this week at Fort Eustis in Virginia means community members might see or smell smoke or note an increase in emergency-response activities.
The post in Newport News is scheduled to conduct an aircraft crash exercise Tuesday.
Fort Eustis is the ...