CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (NBC/NASA) - A commercial cargo ship launched from Cape Canaveral.
The Dragon capsule is headed to the International Space Station with 1,000 pounds of science experiments and gear -- and a treat for the astronauts on board. Ice cream awaits them.
It's the first supply run for California-based SpaceX, which has a $1.6 billion contract with the space agency to resupply the ISS.
NASA turned to private businesses after the shuttle fleet retired.
The spacecraft is on track to reach the space station by Wednesday.
Charges have been made in a domestic abuse investigation involving a 74-year-old woman in Elizabeth City.
Witnesses tell WAVY.com the attack of a shopper was the cause of a heavy police presence at the Ross department store at Military Circle in Norfolk Wednesday night.
Drivers traveling between Hatteras Island and the mainland were forced to use an emergency ferry Wednesday, following the sudden closure of the Bonner Bridge Tuesday.