Veterans group: Lawsuit prompts Pentagon to reopen database

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Pentagon will reopen a records database that helps service members who are appealing a less-than-honorable discharge, a veterans group said Friday. The Natio...

Lawsuit: Pentagon withholding info from veterans' advocates

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A veterans group said the Pentagon has stopped releasing information that helps former service members to contest less-than-honorable discharges from the military. ...

Fish oil firm may be barred from fishing in Chesapeake Bay

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Trump Administration is threatening to effectively ban a company that makes fish oil pills from fishing in the Chesapeake Bay over mounting concerns from regulators, governors ...

Probe offers no clear answers for Virginia mass shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An independent probe into Virginia Beach’s mass shooting failed to offer clear answers as to why a city engineer opened fire in his workplace, the findings released Wednesda...

Thunberg, teen climate activist, leaves US aboard catamaran

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has left North America to begin her return trip across the Atlantic aboard a 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran sailboat whose passengers inc...

Teen climate activist is leaving US, setting sail for Spain

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg will soon leave North America and sail across the Atlantic in a 48-foot (15-meter) catamaran sailboat. Greta Thunberg...

Commission: Virginia let company defy fishing limits in bay

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Fishing regulators say the state of Virginia allowed a Canadian-owned company that makes fish-oil supplements to defy catch limits for a tiny and oily fish in the Chesapeake Bay. ...

Northam bounces back from blackface scandal to campaign

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — When a blackface scandal nearly forced Gov. Ralph Northam from office in February, the folksy pediatrician became an instant pariah among fellow Democrats. A political death...

'What is that, man?' Navy confirms videos of flying objects

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy has confirmed the authenticity of three videos taken from its planes that show unidentified objects flying through the air. Navy spokesman Joseph Gr...

Stranded North Carolinians take stock of Dorian's damage

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — As the sky cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Dorian. Ste...

Dorian's floodwaters trap people in attics in North Carolina

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — A weakened Hurricane Dorian flooded homes on North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday with a fury that took even storm-hardened residents by surprise, forcing people to climb...

Virginia school's transgender bathroom ban is back in court

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gavin Grimm, a young man who has become a national face for transgender student rights, returns to a Virginia courtroom Tuesday to continue fighting against his former high school'...

Virginia Beach considers independent shooting investigation

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The city of Virginia Beach may soon commission an independent investigation into the mass shooting that claimed 12 lives last month, but the findings might not come out quickly eno...

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...