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Navy Top News Stories

Wrongly convicted "Norfolk Four" threaten $68 million in lawsuits, and the city has no insurance

Lawyers for the “Norfolk Four,” the Navy sailors wrongly convicted in the rape and murder of an 18-year-old woman in 1997, have threatened to sue the city for $68 million or more – a potentially catastrophic threat to the municipal budget.
14 hours 41 min ago

Injured Marine veteran's life changes after trying sled hockey

John Callaway was one of 20 injured former servicemen and women taking part in the opening session of a three-day sled hockey introduction camp supported by the Semper Fi Fund and the Colorado Springs-based U.S. Olympic Committee military program.
15 hours 6 min ago

Army court rejects latest appeal by convicted murderer Ronald Gray

Ronald Gray was convicted in a series of rapes and murders in Fayetteville and Fort Bragg more than 25 years ago and has been confined at the U.S. Army Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, since he was sentenced to death.
15 hours 18 min ago

N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

The North's General Staff said the South's firing is a "reckless military provocation" aimed at promoting hostility toward Pyongyang and maintaining a confrontation on the Korean Peninsula.
15 hours 24 min ago

Pyongyang gas price surge: Bad news for Kim Jong Un?

While world attention has focused on Kim Jong Un's recent missile tests, a month-long surge in gasoline prices in Pyongyang is showing no signs of letting up — a puzzling problem that if allowed to drag on could be very bad news for the North Korean economy.
15 hours 28 min ago