NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - USS Cole has a new commanding officer.
Cmdr. Peter K. Nilsen relieved Cmdr. Andrew C. Ehelers in a ceremony at the ship's homeport in Norfolk Friday.
Nilsen is USS Cole's previous Executive Officer and former Executive Officer of USS Kauffman (FFG 59) through two American deployments.
USS Cole and it's crew of 271 officers and enlisted sailors is participating in intermediate-level carrier strike group training exercises.
A 35-year-old member of a Currituck County fire station is under arrest after a recording device was discovered in the women's bunk at the station.
A Virginia Beach man will serve 15 years in prison for charges related to two armed bank robberies in 2011.
A local convicted robber will serve 15 years behind bars for his part in a robbery at the Oceanfront two years ago.