- The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out Updated: Jun-01-15 1:30 am
OCEAN CITY, Maryland - For millions of Americans living in the hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet - maybe too quiet.
- Powerful steam locomotive heads toward Virginia home Updated: May-30-15 10:04 am
SPENCER, North Carolina - One of the most powerful passenger steam locomotives ever built is ready to make the trip back to its Virginia home after a year-long restoration effort in North Carolina.
- ODU men's coach Jeff Jones to have prostate cancer surgery Updated: May-29-15 3:18 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - Old Dominion men's basketball coach Jeff Jones has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on Monday.
- US agrees to pay 11-year-old $125,000 for thumb amputation Updated: May-29-15 8:05 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - The federal government has agreed to pay an 11-year-old girl $125,000 to settle a lawsuit over her thumb, which was amputated in 2011 after she went to a Navy clinic in Norfolk for stitches.
- USS Harry S. Truman completes sea trials after maintenance Updated: May-28-15 11:11 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - The USS Harry S. Truman has completed five days of sea trials following a six-month maintenance availability.
- Former Norfolk Mayor Hill dies Updated: May-28-15 3:48 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - A former mayor of Norfolk has died.
- Woman charged after car hits trooper's vehicle during chase Updated: May-26-15 10:41 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - A Chesapeake woman faces multiple charges after a vehicle hit a state trooper's car during a chase on Interstate 264.
- Navy divers to help raise confederate warship artifacts Updated: May-24-15 12:07 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Navy is preparing to send one if its premier diving teams to Georgia to help salvage a Confederate warship from the depths of the Savannah River.
- Norfolk to talk to Portsmouth deputies slated to lose jobs Updated: May-23-15 2:26 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Norfolk Sheriff's Office wants to meet with deputies in nearby Portsmouth who are being laid off.
- Norfolk man visits The Pilot to drop off his own obituary Updated: May-23-15 10:40 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - A 93-year-old man walked into The Virginian-Pilot earlier this month carrying his own obituary - three typed pages outlining the mileposts of his life.
- USS Harry S. Truman leaves shipyard following maintenance Updated: May-22-15 3:20 pm
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - The Navy says the nuclear-powered USS Harry S. Truman has finished seven months of maintenance at a Virginia shipyard.
- Gunn named editor of The Virginian-Pilot Updated: May-21-15 4:54 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - Virginia's largest newspaper will soon have a new editor.
- Port of Virginia post April profit; passes 2016 budget Updated: May-21-15 6:55 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - Mounting cargo volume appears to be improving the Port of Virginia's bottom line and has port officials ready to reinvest more money into its facilities.
- Norfolk man found dead near I-64, police investigating Updated: May-21-15 6:41 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found near Interstate 64 in Norfolk.
- Va. business owner collapses after being sentenced for fraud Updated: May-20-15 1:15 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A business owner on Virginia's Eastern Shore collapsed in the courtroom after she was sentenced for a fraud scheme.
- USS Washington leaves Japan, heads toward Newport News Updated: May-20-15 4:53 am
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia - The USS George Washington has left Japan to begin a year-and-a-half long voyage home to Newport News, where the aircraft carrier was built about 25 years ago.
- Norfolk International Airport passenger traffic declines Updated: May-19-15 2:45 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - Norfolk International Airport is reporting a decrease in passenger activity for April.
- Va. Beach woman pleads guilty in investment fraud case Updated: May-16-15 12:29 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A Virginia Beach woman has pleaded guilty to running an investment fraud scheme.
- Virginia Zoo needs another elephant to keep 2 it already has Updated: May-14-15 10:02 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Virginia Zoo is in need of another elephant by next year. If not, it may lose the two it already has.
- Clarification: Military-Maternity Leave story Updated: May-13-15 11:46 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - In a story May 12, The Associated Press reported that extending paternity leave for Navy sailors would require legislative approval. The story should have specified that the Navy is only proposing extending paid maternity leave, not paternity leave. Both would require legislative approval.
- Marine convicted of 1 count of hazing; rank is reduced Updated: May-11-15 6:23 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A decorated Marine accused of humiliating and physically abusing those under his command has been convicted of one count of hazing and was sentenced to a reduction in rank, the military said Monday.
- Tesla to build its first supercharging station in Norfolk Updated: May-11-15 10:26 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - Tesla Motors has plans to build its first supercharging station in southeastern Virginia.
- Ex-Va. school worker gets probation in student sex case Updated: May-10-15 10:19 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - A former school security assistant has been sentenced to probation for charges in Norfolk that she had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student.
- Virginia Zoo holding contest to name newly born zebra Updated: May-09-15 4:35 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Virginia Zoo is holding a Mother's Day contest to name the facility's new baby zebra.
- Last Coast Guard inspection team returning from Afghanistan Updated: May-09-15 10:50 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - After more than a decade of war in Afghanistan, the Coast Guard is finally bringing home the last of its inspection teams that help the military send cargo back to the U.S.