• William R. White, former Tuskegee Airman, dies at 88

    SMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) — William R. White, a former member of the famed squadron of African-American pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He was 88. White was a humble family man who rarely…

  • Man sentenced to 18 months for money laundering

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A 19-year-old man from Smithfield was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison on convictions for conspiracy to commit money laundering and harboring a fugitive. The Virginian-Pilot ( ) reports…

  • Body of missing 75-year-old boater found in Va.

    SMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) — The body of a 75-year-old boater missing since late January has been found in Smithfield. According to media reports, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission says a medical examiner has identified the…

  • Farms, officials seek to keep pig virus from Va.

    A new pig virus that has killed thousands of piglets is spreading across the country and has reached North Carolina from the Midwest states. Agricultural officials say efforts are under way to keep the virus out of Virginia.