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  • Death prompts changes at Hampton VA hospital

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A patient’s death has prompted policy changes at the Hampton VA Medical Center. The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General recommended the changes to the hospital’s education and training policies. The inspector general conducted an inspection of the hospital after it received allegations that the patient’s death in 2013…

  • Air Force to conduct night flying training in Va.

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The Air Force says it will conduct night flying exercises in southeastern Virginia. The Air Force says planes from the 1st Fighter Wing and the 192nd Fighter Wing will conduct the exercises Thursday through Saturday. Both fighter wings are based at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton. They fly the F-22…

  • 2 plead guilty after baseballs tossed into prison

    BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman and a Virginia man have pleaded guilty of placing marijuana and other contraband into baseballs tossed over the fence of a south Georgia prison. The Florida Times-Union reports (http://bit.ly/WaadeX) that 33-year-old Antonio Marcellus Jones of Hampton, Virginia, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to providing marijuana to an inmate. Authorities…

  • Freon leak prompts evacuation of Hampton hotel

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A hotel in Hampton was evacuated after a freon leak from an air-conditioning unit. Hampton fire Capt. Jeffrey Pereira tells WAVY-TV (http://bit.ly/1o28hhd) that fire crews responded to the four-story Savannah Suites on Thursday. Pereira says the leak occurred in a second-floor work room. The hotel was evacuated for several hours while…