Norfolk-based USS Eisenhower is currently deployed, working to keep the peace in the volatile Strait of Hormuz.
Eisenhower doesn't just cruise the waters, but also deploys jet squadrons and helicopters to observe for any suspicious activity. The strike group commander says the American presence in these waters ensures stability against any country that would want to close the strait.
"So our presence ensures that economic prosperity can begin by those countries that want to use the Strait of Hormuz for economics, for oil transit, for any import that are coming in," Commander Michael Manazir said.
Newport News police officers are in the middle of a massive operation to get wanted criminals out of the neighborhoods. They are rounding up everyone who has an outstanding warrant.
Hampton Roads Transit customers could see higher fares to ride the bus, light rail and ferry.
Running a red light could cost you a hefty fine, even if an officer doesn't pull you over. Cameras are going up at intersections across Hampton Roads, and the most recent went live Monday in downtown Norfolk.