National / Virginia

2 men arrested, charged with hacking senior US officials

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two North Carolina men were arrested Thursday and charged in connection with a computer hacker network that allegedly targeted CIA Director John Brennan and other senior government officials. Federal prosecutors in Alexandria said Andrew Otto Boggs, 22, known online as “INCURSIO,” of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, and Justin Gray Liverman, 24, … Continue reading

Some principals charged with kickbacks faced financial woes
Education / National / U.S. News

Some principals charged with kickbacks faced financial woes

DETROIT (AP) — A dozen Detroit principals and an administrator are accused of finding a way to bleed their struggling public schools of $900,000 — ordering chairs, writing paper and other supplies that in most cases were never delivered, even as investigators doggedly battled fraud in a district that lacks textbooks and even toilet paper. … Continue reading

Local / Science / Technology / Virginia

Norfolk unveils plan to combat rising sea levels in the city

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk leaders have unveiled a plan to tackle the city’s growing problem with rising sea levels.The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1PS8zbI ) leaders outlined their 60-page plan Wednesday at an event that drew about 100 business and community leaders and city officials. The city says one of their goals is to build a … Continue reading