Local / U.S. News / Virginia

Woman stopped after trying to carry loaded gun on plane

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A woman has been cited after officials say she tried to bring a loaded gun on a plane at the Norfolk International Airport. Multiple media outlets report the incident happened Thursday morning. Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says the woman was passing through a security checkpoint when an X-ray machine … Continue reading

National / U.S. News / Virginia

Williamsburg psychiatric hospital loses Medicare funding

  WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Eastern State Hospital in James City County has lost its Medicare funding after federal and state surveyors found the facility failed to comply with requirements of participation for psychiatric hospitals. The Daily Press (http://bit.ly/1VGpRMs ) reports that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently submitted a termination notice, effective … Continue reading