- Ingalls Shipbuilding gets Navy contract, could total $3.1B Updated: Jul-01-16 6:34 am
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has been selected to build the U.S. Navy's next large-deck amphibious assault warship.
- Tesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSA Updated: Jul-01-16 3:34 am
WASHINGTON - A driver so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated "Autopilot" system has become the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode.
- Navy probe: US sailors were ill-prepared for Iran encounter Updated: Jun-30-16 4:36 pm
WASHINGTON - The 10 U.S. sailors captured and humiliated by Iran after mistakenly steering their boats into Iranian waters in January were beset not just by poor judgment and faulty equipment. They also showed a remarkable lack of curiosity about potential dangers in one of the world's more dangerous waterways, according to an in-depth Navy investigation.
- Ex-Navy serviceman admits to enticing minors online Updated: Jun-30-16 12:11 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A former Navy serviceman from Connecticut has admitted to recording underage girls performing sex acts during video chats.
- Missouri GOP governor candidate sells 'ISIS hunting permits' Updated: Jun-29-16 4:26 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Republican gubernatorial Eric Greitens is selling so-called "ISIS hunting permits" to raise money.
- Activist Brockovich talks tainted water near naval bases Updated: Jun-29-16 8:46 am
WILLOW GROVE, Pennsylvania - Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is weighing in on concerns residents are raising about drinking water contamination near two former U.S. Navy bases near Philadelphia.
- Arkansas plant gets $30.7 grant for nuclear sub batteries Updated: Jun-28-16 1:27 pm
FORT SMITH, Arkansas - A battery manufacturer has received a $30.7 million "cost-sharing" federal grant for a project at its Fort Smith facility to improve battery systems for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines.
- Russia: US destroyer got too close to its ships in Europe Updated: Jun-28-16 9:11 am
MOSCOW - The Russian defense ministry has accused a U.S. Navy ship of sailing dangerously close to its vessels in the Mediterranean Sea.
- Navy: High-ranking sailor fostered toxic work environment Updated: Jun-27-16 6:45 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - The U.S. Navy says the most senior enlisted sailor on a destroyer ship has been relieved of his duties for abusing authority and fostering a toxic work environment.
- Navy: Blue Angels will resume flight demonstrations July 2 Updated: Jun-26-16 2:01 pm
PENSACOLA, Florida - Navy officials say its Blue Angels will resume performances a month after one of their pilots was killed in a crash while practicing for an air show.
- Man who says he killed bin Laden to go to trial for DUI Updated: Jun-24-16 5:53 pm
BUTTE, Montana - The former Navy SEAL who claims to have fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden will go to trial in September on a drunken-driving charge.
- Navy pilot accused of recording teen girl in dressing room Updated: Jun-24-16 5:50 pm
CHESAPEAKE, Virginia - A Navy pilot is accused of recording a 16-year-old girl without permission in the dressing room of a Chesapeake store.
- Former Defense Department employee pleads guilty to bribery Updated: Jun-23-16 6:06 pm
SAN DIEGO - A retired government contracting supervisor pleaded guilty to bribery Thursday, admitting he accepted more than $300,000 from a Malaysian businessman nicknamed "Fat Leonard" whom prosecutors say bilked the armed forces out of more than $34 million in one of the Navy's worst corruption cases.
- Ventura to appeal vacating of $1.8M 'American Sniper' award Updated: Jun-22-16 5:30 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura wants a rehearing after a federal appeals court threw out a $1.8 million jury award to Ventura, who said he was defamed by the late author Chris Kyle in the bestselling book "American Sniper."
- Navy sailor from Massachusetts dies while serving overseas Updated: Jun-22-16 3:41 pm
BOSTON - A U.S. Navy sailor from Massachusetts has died while serving in Djibouti.
- Unexploded WWII artillery shell found in Washington park Updated: Jun-22-16 11:52 am
PORT TOWNSEND, Washington - The U.S. Navy was called in to investigate after a beachcomber found an unexploded World War II artillery shell near a Washington park.
- Navy support ship's deployment delayed Updated: Jun-20-16 1:24 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - The deployment of a ship that will support U.S. Navy operations overseas has been delayed.
- 2nd Zumwalt-class destroyer christened in honor of Navy SEAL Updated: Jun-18-16 2:37 pm
BATH, Maine - The mother of a fallen Navy SEAL christened the second Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer Saturday in honor of her son, who died in Iraq when he threw himself on an insurgent's grenade to save the lives of two fellow SEALS.
- First GOP ads for Missouri governor hopefuls hit airwaves Updated: Jun-18-16 12:17 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's Republican candidates for governor have started rolling out their first campaign ads in advance of the Aug. 2 primary, wielding rifles and posing at farms in what one political scientist described as an attempt to "out-conservative each other."
- US Navy eases drinking ban in Japan after Okinawa incidents Updated: Jun-16-16 10:26 pm
TOKYO - The U.S. Navy in Japan has eased a ban on drinking imposed after an American sailor was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Okinawa.
- The US Navy will name an attack submarine the USS Arkansas Updated: Jun-15-16 2:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The secretary of the U.S. Navy says a new attack submarine will be named the USS Arkansas.
- Errors, inexperience cited in Navy SEAL parachute death Updated: Jun-15-16 1:46 pm
CORONADO, California - A Navy investigation into last year's death of a SEAL during parachute training has cited errors made by supervisors as well as the relative inexperience of the 29-year-old man who was killed.
- Portsmouth Naval Shipyard training exercise draws to a close Updated: Jun-15-16 12:20 am
KITTERY, Maine - Coast Guard and U.S. Navy patrol boats are conducting a three-day training exercise at the mouth of the Piscataqua River between Maine and New Hampshire.
- Virginia Rep. Forbes loses primary, victim of redrawn map Updated: Jun-14-16 8:48 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes became the first political casualty of a newly redrawn Virginia congressional map Tuesday, as the senior member of the House Armed Services Committee lost a sharp-elbowed primary against a young challenger who painted Forbes as a "cowardly" political opportunist.
- The Latest: Wade wins GOP primary in 4th District Updated: Jun-14-16 8:26 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The Latest on the primary contests taking place in three congressional districts in Virginia (all times local):