NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Families of crews abroad three ships re-routing to Israel are preparing for a delayed homecoming.
It was announced Monday that the USS New York, USS Iwo Jima and USS Gunston Hall were bound for Israel to provide assistance to Americans, if need be. The ships carry more than 4,000 sailors and Marines.
The crews delayed eight months ago.
"We were looking forward to having our first Christmas together," said Andrea.
Jeanette says she has learned to roll with the punches.
"This is kind of what goes with the territory and it's an unfortunate part of it sometimes," she said.
State police is conducting a criminal investigation after a vehicle crashing into a residence on the Eastern Shore.
David Karl Becker, a Navy SEAL, was arrested on four charges related to stealing and selling government-owned firearms and ammunition.
Newport News Police said they are looking for the person who drove into the wall of a car wash and stole a control box.
Virginia lawmakers and officials commented on the passing of Nelson Mandela Friday, December 5, 2013. Mandela was 95 years old.
The Chesapeake Police Department is seeking any information about these 10 wanted suspects. If you know anything, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
Norfolk Fire & Rescue officials said a train went off its track Dec. 5, 2013 in the area of East Princess Anne and Ingleside roads.
HazMat crews have identified the material on a derailed train in Norfolk as cement. East Princess Anne and Ingleside roads have reopened to traffic.