US Navy’s newest carrier deploys to train with NATO nations

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy’s most advanced aircraft carrier embarked on its first-ever deployment Tuesday and will train with other NATO countries amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The USS Gerald R. Ford left the world’s largest Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia, along with destroyers and other ships that make up its carrier strike … Read more

Norfolk, Virginia shooting: 2 people killed and 5 more wounded. Some of those shot were Norfolk State University students

Officers responded to the 5000 block of Killam Avenue around 12 a.m. ET and found four women and three men who had been shot, Norfolk police said. All seven victims were taken to a hospital. Two of them — Zabre Miller, 25, and Angelia McKnight, 19 — later died from their injuries, Norfolk police said. … Read more

Schoolboys can wear skirts – but not shorts – under ‘gender neutral’ uniform rules

In a statement, the headteacher said:  “We had a huge response to the questions and that was much appreciated. “Like any consultation, there will be differing views and the academy and governors always consider these. We take all feedback seriously. “Many parents were supportive of us considering a ‘summer uniform’, which we will consider for … Read more

John Hinckley Jr. freed from court oversight after decades

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — John Hinckley Jr., who shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan in 1981, was freed from court oversight Wednesday, officially concluding decades of supervision by legal and mental health professionals. “After 41 years 2 months and 15 days, FREEDOM AT LAST!!!,” he wrote on Twitter shortly after 12 p.m. The lifting of … Read more

Defending Champ Baylor Opens With 85-49 Win Over Norfolk St – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Matthew Mayer just knew it was a perfect pass he turned into a half-ending breakaway dunk for defending national champion Baylor. He was not really sure what happened before he got the ball. “I thought it was like a rebound or something, and then all of a sudden the ball was just right in front … Read more