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Navy will boost efforts to help endangered right whales

Nov. 14, 2018 2:34 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is doing more to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales. Starting in mid-November, the Navy will expand areas off the East Coast where it limits the use of sonar and explosives. It also will broadcast more information on sightings to prevent military and...

Thomas, Butler spark Norfolk State in 2nd half, 74-46

Nov. 10, 2018 9:09 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 19 points, Jordan Butler blocked three shots and scored on a layup that ignited a breakaway run in the second half as Norfolk State pulled away from Division II Clarion on Saturday night. Lawrence Lemon opened the second half with a 3-pointer and Clarion trailed just...

Old Dominion spoils Fine performance, tops North Texas 34-31

Nov. 10, 2018 7:42 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Lala Davis scored from a yard out with 15 seconds left in the game as Old Dominion came from 28 points down in the first half to pull out a 34-31 victory over North Texas in a Conference USA contest Saturday afternoon. North Texas scored the first four touchdowns, two on runs by DeAndre...

Carter fuels Norfolk State past Howard in 29-17 win

Nov. 10, 2018 5:42 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Juwan Carter threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns and Norfolk State beat Howard 29-17 on Saturday to end a four-game losing streak. Down 10-3 to start the second quarter, Carter ended a 10-play, 78-yard drive with a 15-yard TD pass to Cameryn Brent. Then, with six seconds left...

Kelly scores 21, Norfolk St. beats Mid-Atlantic Christian

Nov. 8, 2018 10:08 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — C.J. Kelly had 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting and Derrik Jamerson scored 17, including four 3-pointers, to help Norfolk State beat Mid-Atlantic Christian 108-50 on Thursday night. BJ Fitzgerald added 15 points, while Jordan Butler and Alex Long each had four of Norfolk State's 11 blocks....

FBI: Mad Stone Bloods street gang leader nabbed in New York

Nov. 8, 2018 3:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn man accused of overseeing the Mad Stone Bloods, a violent street and prison gang, was arrested last week on charges of racketeering and interstate drug trafficking, according to newly unsealed court records. FBI agents arrested William Seeley, also known as "Papa Don," on Nov. 1,...

Caver's 24 points spur Old Dominion past Navy 67-44

Nov. 6, 2018 10:01 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver scored 24 points, B.J. Stith added 14 with eight rebounds and four assists and Old Dominion beat Navy 67-44 in Tuesday night's season opener, improving to 7-2 against the Midshipmen. Caver and Stith, both named to the preseason Conference USA all-conference team, combined...

Blankenship's 100-yard return sparks Middle Tenn. to victory

Oct. 27, 2018 7:04 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Reed Blankenship picked off a pass in the end zone, returning it the length of the field for a score to give Middle Tennessee the momentum it needed to scorch Old Dominion 51-17 on Saturday afternoon. Old Dominion, trailing 24-10 late in second quarter, was on Middle Tennessee's 2 when...

Police: Dump truck driver killed in crash with Amtrak train

Oct. 26, 2018 10:58 AM EDT

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Officials say a dump truck driver is dead after a collision with an Amtrak train in Virginia. Suffolk police said in a statement Friday that the truck and train crashed in downtown Suffolk around 8 p.m. Thursday. Police say 61-year-old Karl Alexander Hill of Norfolk, the driver of the...

Thumbprint on toilet leads to life term in Virginia slaying

Oct. 26, 2018 6:38 AM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A thumbprint left on a toilet seat at a murder scene has finally led to a life sentence in a decades-old murder case. The Virginian-Pilot reports Daniel Johnston was convicted by a jury Thursday of first-degree murder in the 1981 slaying of 20-year-old Donna Walker. Prosecutors say...