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Jill Biden christens Navy submarine at Virginia shipyard

Oct. 20, 2018 3:26 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The wife of former Vice President Joe Biden has christened the U.S. Navy's newest Virginia-class attack submarine. Jill Biden is the sponsor of the new USS Delaware. On Saturday, she broke a ceremonial bottle across the submarine's bow at a Virginia shipyard. In her Saturday...

Michael Vick's father gets 5 years for drug-ring role

Oct. 18, 2018 11:20 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a drug ring. News outlets report 56-year-old Michael Dwayne Boddie was sentenced Wednesday, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin in June. He...

Seafood firm owner pleads guilty to falsely labeling crab

Sep. 27, 2018 12:35 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The owner of a Virginia seafood company has pleaded guilty to conspiring to falsely label foreign crabmeat as fresh Chesapeake blue crab. News outlets report 74-year-old James Casey of Poquoson, who owns Casey's Seafood in Newport News, entered the plea Wednesday in federal court....

The Latest: Fishing crew member released over ICE objections

Sep. 25, 2018 2:19 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a fatal stabbing on board a fishing vessel off the coast of Massachusetts (all times local): 2 p.m. Federal immigration officials say the Mexican national charged with killing a fellow crew member on a fishing vessel was released on bond after he was charged in Virginia with...