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Prosecutors: Woman defrauded immigrants seeking citizenship

Oct. 8, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors accuse a California business owner of advertising services to help immigrants get citizenship and then pocketing her clients' money without filing any paperwork. The Virginian-Pilot reports Helen Kennedy, also known as Helen Abdi, was indicted last month in...

Impeachment tests Democrats' foothold in swing districts

Oct. 7, 2019 6:26 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — In front of New Hope Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, supporters of President Donald Trump hollered for his reelection. Behind it, taped-up signs on the doors warned, "Firearms Not Allowed." And inside, Rep. Elaine Luria personally delivered her call for Trump's impeachment,...

Gaej Walker leads Western Kentucky over Old Dominion

Oct. 5, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gaej Walker ran 25 times for 114 yards and a touchdown to help Western Kentucky beat Old Dominion 20-3 on Saturday night. Walker's 1-yard TD run gave the Hilltoppers (3-2, 3-0 Conference USA) the lead for good at 10-3 late in the second quarter. Cory Munson kicked his second field goal...

Carter, Martin power NC A&T in 58-19 rout of Norfolk State

Oct. 5, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Kylil Carter threw for three touchdowns and Jah-Maine Martin ran for three more to lead North Carolina A&T's 58-19 rout of Norfolk State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference contest Saturday afternoon. Norfolk State's 19 points is the most scored by a MEAC team against the Aggies'...

Coast Guard loosens rules on tattoos to boost recruiting

Oct. 4, 2019 8:18 AM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is loosening its tattoo policy, reflecting increased acceptance of tattoos. The Virginian-Pilot reports the change announced Thursday is intended to help boost recruiting and comes after other military branches have begun allowing more tattoos. The Coast Guard...

East Carolina holds off late Old Dominion threat, 24-21

Sep. 28, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Warren Saba blocked a punt for a touchdown, Horton Ahlers passed for two more and East Carolina held off Old Dominion 24-21 Saturday night. Each team scored a field goal on its first possession, but the tide began to turn when Saba blocked a Bailey Cate punt and recovered the ball for a...

Jennings' late TD stakes Florida A&M in MEAC opener, 30-28

Sep. 28, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ryan Stanley threw for 293 yards and Terrell Jennings rushed for two touchdowns, including a 6-yarder in the fourth quarter that staked Florida A&M to a 30-28 victory over Norfolk State Saturday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener. There was a single turnover in the...

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

Sep. 20, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — In one of the videos, a small object streaks across the sky before the U.S. Navy fighter jet's tracking system locks on and follows it. "Whoa. Got it," the pilot yells, laughing as the dot moves on his screen. "Woohoo!" Another pilot asks: "Wow. What is that, man?" The Navy isn't...

Trial ordered for SEAL and Marine charged in soldier's death

Sep. 20, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The case against a U.S. Navy SEAL and a Marine who are charged in the hazing-related death of a Green Beret will go to trial. The U.S. Navy said in a statement Friday that an admiral referred the charges against SEAL Tony DeDolph and Marine Mario Madera-Rodriguez to a court-martial...

Virginia sheriff ends immigrant detention program

Sep. 20, 2019 7:28 AM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia sheriff has ended an agreement with federal authorities to lock up people suspected of being in the United States illegally. The Virginian-Pilot reports Norfolk Sheriff Joe Baron has for two years jailed detainees for Immigration and Customs Enforcement in exchange for...