NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - The countdown is now officially over. As of July 1, 2013, Old Dominion University begins a new era in its athletic history as a member of Conference USA. Gone is the Colonial Athletic Association.
The Monarchs are one of eight institutions joining CUSA today, bringing the league's membership for 2013-14 to 16 teams. Joining ODU as new members are Middle Tennessee, Louisiana Tech, Charlotte, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, North Texas and Texas San Antonio. East Carolina, Marshall, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Southern Mississippi, Tulane, Tulsa, Texas El Paso and Rice comprise the rest of the league membership.
New Old Dominion basketball coach Jeff Jones stopped by the Hampton Roads Show to discuss the importance of this historic move for ODU.
A Norfolk man was found dead Friday after an apparent hunting accident.
The 22-year-old Hampton man killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday morning on Southampton Parkway has been identified.
Portsmouth police are investigating a late night shooting on Long Point Blvd. that left one person injured.