Virginia Beach tries to dispel "rumors" about mass shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia Beach pushed back on Thursday against what they described as "rumors, innuendo, conflicting theories and speculation" about last month's mass shooting in a mu...

Virginia Beach shines light on victims, not mass shooter

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia Beach are making a concerted effort to focus on the victims of the country's latest mass shooting, not the suspect. City leaders on S...

Police: City worker kills 12 in Virginia Beach; suspect dead

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A longtime city employee opened fire in a municipal building in Virginia Beach, killing 12 people on three floors and sending terrified co-workers scrambling for cover befor...

Navy SEAL pleads guilty in hazing death of Green Beret

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy SEAL pleaded guilty Thursday to hazing and assault charges for his role in the 2017 strangulation of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa. Adam Matthews ...

Attorney: SEAL to accept plea deal in Green Beret's death

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — One of four U.S. servicemen charged in the June 2017 death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa plans to formally accept a plea deal. The attorney for Navy SEAL A...

NTSB: Impaired truck driver likely cause of GOP train crash

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A trash truck driver who had marijuana in his system likely caused a fatal collision last year with an Amtrak train that was carrying Republican lawmakers, federal investigators co...

Feds release files on GOP train crash ahead of final report

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal investigators released nearly 100 documents Tuesday that detail last year's fatal accident between a trash truck and an Amtrak train that was carrying Republican lawmakers ...

Virginia school board delays ending transgender bathroom ban

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A school board in Virginia said Thursday that it won't take any immediate action to overturn its transgender student bathroom ban, making what appeared to be a change in course aft...

School board in Virginia may end transgender bathroom ban

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school. Along the way, he's...

Historians challenge Northam's 'indentured servants' remark

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Historians say they were "shocked" and "mystified" when Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wrongly used the term "indentured servants" Sunday in reference to the first Africans to arrive ...

Racist yearbook photo went unnoticed by busy med students

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The racist yearbook photo that could sink Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's career may have been mistakenly placed on his profile page — but even it were put there intentionally, it's ...

Port: Largest shipping cranes to operate in US have arrived

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — What are said to be the largest cranes to operate at a U.S. commercial port arrived Monday in Virginia, marking the latest effort to accommodate the increasingly mammoth container ...

Pastor talks of breakdown in Turkey, but also forgiveness

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The American pastor recently released after two years of confinement in Turkey said Friday that he suffered a breakdown during his time in prison and was put on anti-anxiety...

Holocaust survivor who became US Army major general has died

A man who survived the holocaust as a child, fought in Vietnam and went on to serve as a major general in the U.S. Army has died. Sidney Shachnow's wife said by phone Wednesday that ...

Christian TV network enters world of 24-hour news

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Christian TV network is entering the crowded world of 24-hour news broadcasting at a time when the mainstream news media is under increasing attack by President Donald Tru...