The Department of Defense says a soldier from Norfolk has died in Kuwait.
The Norfolk School Board has voted to join the Virginia School Boards Association in a lawsuit challenging a new law allowing the state to take over chronically failing schools.
The city of Norfolk has fired a 911 dispatcher who posted a comment on Facebook about a man killed by police.
All of the thousands of dollars in tangible gifts — including a $6,500 Rolex watch — showered on Gov. Bob McDonnell and his family over the past few years have been returned to a major political donor and business executive, the governor said in an Associated Press interview.
A jury has recommended that three Somali pirates be sentenced to life in prison in the slayings of four Americans killed aboard their yacht off the coast of Africa.
Swimming advisories are in effect at four Ocean View beaches in Norfolk because of high bacteria levels.
The Navy identified the two sailors on Wednesday who could face formal criminal charges in the drowning deaths of two divers at Aberdeen Proving Ground near Baltimore.
Norfolk police say no one was injured when a man took an ambulance and crashed it into several other vehicles.
The District and Baltimore both made it onto a 2012 list of the ’25 drunkest cities’ in the nation.
The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was retired from active service on Saturday, temporarily reducing the number of carriers in the U.S. fleet to 10 until 2015.