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  • Rabbi arrested on Virginia ‘indecent liberties’ charges

    CHESHIRE, Conn. (AP) — A retired Connecticut rabbi has been arrested on a Virginia warrant on charges of indecent liberties with a child more than 40 years ago. Eric Silver of Cheshire faces felony charges…

  • Coast guardsman faces court-martial in Va. on sex charges

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A member of the Coast Guard accused of sexual misconduct is scheduled to face a general court-martial in Norfolk. Thirty-three-year-old James R. Hamilton is accused of several charges, including aggravated sexual…

  • Snowstorm shuts down Port of Virginia

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A snowstorm has shut down operations at the Port of Virginia. The port says it is working to remove snow at its terminals and hopes to open again on Wednesday morning.…

  • Soldiers returning to Va. from Kuwait

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Army says 21 soldiers are returning to Virginia after being deployed to Kuwait. The soldiers are part of the 492nd Harbor Master Operations Department. The soldiers are scheduled to…

  • FBI names special agent in charge of Norfolk division

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The FBI has named its special agent in charge of its Norfolk division. Director James B. Comey named John S. Adams to the post on Monday. Adams most recently served as…

  • Postal Service investigating mail tossed into Va. ravine

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — U.S. Postal Service officials are investigating an incident in which a Norfolk man reported a letter carrier threw trash bags full of mail into a ravine. Malikul Abdullah tells The Virginian-Pilot…

  • Sailor sues Norfolk, police officer over shooting

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A sailor wounded in a police shooting is suing the city of Norfolk and the officer. Jasmine Glespie’s lawsuit says the officer used excessive force and was negligent. She’s seeking $5.3…

  • Patricia Godbolt White, 1 of the Norfolk 17, dies at 72

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Patricia Godbolt White, one of the first black students to enroll in Norfolk’s public schools, has died. She was 72. Metropolitan Funeral Service says White died Friday at a hospital in…

  • Norfolk man claims $1 million Millioniare Raffle prize

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Norfolk man is the third $1 million winner in Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle. The Virginia Lottery says David Albee bought the winning ticket at a 7-Eleven in Norfolk. He…

  • Va. city wins sign dispute in case before US appeals panel

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Norfolk company’s First Amendment rights were not trampled when city officials cited a business owner for a critical banner. The ruling was made Tuesday by a panel of the 4th…

  • Navy guided-missile destroyers return to homeport in Norfolk

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Two Navy guided-missile destroyers have returned to their homeport of Norfolk following separate deployments. Officials say the USS James E. Williams and the USS Mahan returned to Naval Station Norfolk on…

  • Norfolk couple sentenced in Medicaid fraud scheme

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The owner of a Norfolk health care business has been sentenced to five years and three months in prison. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1KrUJsl) that 56-year-old W. Wayne Perry was sentenced Thursday…

  • Naval Air Force Atlantic to get new commanding officer

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy command responsible for training Naval Air Force Atlantic is getting a new leader. Rear Adm. John Haley will become Naval Air Force Atlantic’s new commander on Thursday. He will…

  • Study: Port of Virginia has $60.3 billion economic impact

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A study by the College of William and Mary says the Port of Virginia’s economic impact in Virginia is more than $60 billion. The port contracted with the college’s business school…

  • Fleet Forces Command has new commander

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — U.S. Fleet Forces Command has a new commander. Adm. Phil Davidson assumed command on Friday after being promoted to admiral. The ceremony was officiated by teleconference by Adm. Bill Gortney, who…