Naval Station Norfolk

This undated photo released the Navy on Thursday, March 27, 2014, shows Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, who, according to Navy is the civilian who shot and killed a sailor aboard a guided-missile destroyer at the Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., earlier this week. Savage was killed by Navy security forces aboard the USS Mahan on Monday, March 24, after he disarmed the ship's petty officer of the watch and used her gun to shoot Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo. (AP Photo/Navy)

Navy gunman once faced murder charge in NC

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The civilian truck driver the Navy says killed a sailor aboard a ship in Virginia once faced a murder charge in North Carolina but ended up pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter […]

03/28/2014

This undated photo released the Navy on Thursday, March 27, 2014, shows Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, who, according to Navy is the civilian who shot and killed a sailor aboard a guided-missile destroyer at the Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., earlier this week. Savage was killed by Navy security forces aboard the USS Mahan on Monday, March 24, after he disarmed the ship's petty officer of the watch and used her gun to shoot Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo. (AP Photo/Navy)

Man who shot sailor was convicted felon

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The civilian truck driver who killed a sailor aboard a destroyer at the world’s largest naval base was a convicted felon from Virginia, according to prison records and the Navy. The […]

03/27/2014

In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Mort Fryman)

Navy: Sailor died at Va. base protecting colleague

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The sailor who was slain during a shootout aboard a guided-missile destroyer at a Virginia base saved another sailor’s life by jumping between her and a civilian gunman who was trying […]

03/26/2014

In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Mort Fryman)

Base shooting suspect didn’t have own weapon

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A civilian suspect approached a destroyer docked at the world’s largest naval base late Monday night, disarmed a petty officer who was on watch and fatally shot a sailor, according to […]

03/25/2014

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington practice recovering an Orion capsule Tuesday Aug. 13, 2013 into the well deck of the USS Arlington as part of NASA's first key Orion stationary recovery test at Naval Station Norfolk. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Seaman Andrew Schneider)

NASA, Navy practicing space-capsule recovery

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — During the glory days of the U.S. space program in the 1960s and ’70s, astronauts returning to Earth splashed down at sea in their capsules and were picked up by the […]

08/15/2013

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