City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2018 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Mon, 16 Jul 2018 02:28:35 EST Fatal Accident on Lesner Bridge ​On June 13, 2018 at approximately 5:34pm, Emergency Communications received a call for service for a motorcycle accident in the 3400 block of Shore Drive. A preliminary investigation has revealedan... Police Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:27:14 EST Double Fatal Crash - 1400 block of Dam Neck Road On Thursday, July 12, 2018 at approximately 10:50 p.m. a 2017 Subaru Crosstrek was traveling eastbound in the 1400 block of Dam Neck Road, at the same time a 2006 Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R motorcycle was... Police Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:29:06 EST Virginia Beach Mosquito Control Announces Increase in WNV Activity ​Virginia Beach Mosquito Control is reporting increased West Nile Virus -WNV mosquito activity in some parts of the city.  Officials have conducted weekly tests throughout the city since June, and... Public Works Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:31:06 EST Traffic Signal Work at Kempsville and Indian River This Weekend ​Beginning on Sunday, July 15, 2018, Virginia Beach Public Works will have contractors installing temporary traffic signals at the intersection of Indian River Road and Kempsville Road.Beginning at 7... Public Works Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:52:36 EST Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission to Meet July 12th at Landscape Management ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – July 11, 2018, | The Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission -VBCCC will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on July 12th, at 6:30 p.m. at Landscape Management, 4141 Dam Neck... Public Works Thu, 12 Jul 2018 03:32:57 EST *UPDATE* Bank Robbery, 699 Independence Boulevard ​33-year-old Clevester Antoine Lucas ​of Whittaker, NC was arrested and charged with Entering a Bank While Armed2 Counts of Armed Robbery2 Counts of Use of a Firearm in Commissionof... Police Thu, 12 Jul 2018 05:10:57 EST Summer Brings Dancers, Gemstones, Tattoo Artists and More to the Virginia Beach Convention Center ​During the summer months, those who are beach-bound aren't the only visitors who flock to Virginia Beach. While commonly known for beautiful beaches, Virginia Beach also has a reputation as an ideal place... Convention and Visitors Bureau Wed, 11 Jul 2018 08:45:01 EST Cynthia Whitbred-Spanoulis Appointed Director of Aquarium and Historic Houses ​Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen announced today the appointment of Cynthia Whitbred-Spanoulis as director of the Department of Aquarium and Historic Houses. Whitbred-Spanoulis has servedas... Communications Office Wed, 11 Jul 2018 08:04:56 EST Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Virginia Beach Blvd. UPDATE:  July 12, 2018 7:15 a.m.The decedent is identified as 36-year-old Sherese Latoia Brooks  of Virginia Beach.***************************************************On... Police Thu, 12 Jul 2018 03:17:06 EST Utility Work to Affect Multiple Roads in Virginia Beach ​Public Utilities will be conducting utility work on multiple roads in Virginia Beach.Parliament DriveStarting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, utility work will affect traffic on a section of Parliament... Public Utilities Tue, 10 Jul 2018 05:51:20 EST Wells Fargo Bank Robbery ​On July 9, 2018 at 2:38 p.m. Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report of a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 1068 Independence Blvd.The suspect entered the bank... Police Mon, 09 Jul 2018 12:59:26 EST UPDATE: Suspicious Death - 1200 block of Habitat Lane UPDATE: July 12, 2018 4:19 p.m.The decedent has been identified as 19-year-old Jairo Armando Sanchez-Guardado of Chesapeake​.This remains an active investigation by members of the department's... Police Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:25:07 EST Clarification Regarding the Bayside Prom Incident ​On June 9, 2018, Virginia Beach Police acted on information from the community and took a juvenile into custody at the Westin Hotel in Town Center, in relation to a possible threat to the Bayside High... Police Fri, 06 Jul 2018 10:29:12 EST Two Incidents Involving Gunfire Under Investigation: Two separate incidents in which gunfire injured several people are under investigation in Virginia Beach as City leaders explore what additional measures it might take to better manage crowds over these... Communications Office;#26;#Police Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:53:21 EST Missing Under Suspicious Circumstances - Bellamy Malaki Gamboa Bellamy Malaki Gamboa , 39, was last seen on July 1, 2018 at 8:24 p.m. in the 2100 block of Carrene Drive. Bellamy is 5' 1" tall and weighs approximately 135 pounds.  She has Brown... Police Fri, 06 Jul 2018 11:20:07 EST *UPDATE- Arrest Made* Six Shot in the 1800 block of Atlantic Avenue An arrest was made in the shootings that injured 6 unsuspecting citizens on Atlantic Avenue in the overnight hours on the 4th of July holiday. Investigators immediately gathered... Police Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:33:54 EST Free Mental Health First Aid Training on July 18 Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour public education program designed to give people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. ... Human Services Tue, 03 Jul 2018 11:44:59 EST Be Safe This 4th of July!  The July 4 th holiday weekend is the celebration of our country's independence which means more road trips, parties, and vacations!  This also means more vehicle crashes and fatalities asmore... Police Tue, 03 Jul 2018 09:41:19 EST Honor a Veteran with a Memorial Paver at the Tidewater Veterans Memorial Park Citizens can pay tribute to a veteran -family member, friend or co-worker by having a brick memorial paver placed in his or her honor at the Tidewater Veterans Memorial Park. Orders for brick pavers are... Communications Office Tue, 03 Jul 2018 05:33:26 EST Independence Day Waste Collection Changes VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – July 2nd – In observance of Independence Day, the City of Virginia Beach Waste Management Division is making the following adjustments to its collection schedule:Trash, Recycling,... Public Works Mon, 02 Jul 2018 11:19:50 EST Virginia Beach Community Services Board Seeks Feedback on Performance Contract ​The Virginia Beach Community Services Board invites the public to comment on its proposed FY 2019 State Performance Contract , through which state funding is made available for public mental health, developmental... Human Services Mon, 02 Jul 2018 08:20:45 EST Virginia Beach EMS to Launch PulsePoint on July 14 On Saturday, July 14, the City of Virginia Beach Emergency Medical Services -VBEMS will launch PulsePoint Respond, a free mobile app that alerts CPR-trained bystanders and first responders, via E911 dispatchers,... Emergency Medical Services Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:41:43 EST VBPD Sergeant Arrested On June 30, 2018 at 11:48 pm, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for a domestic related incident in the 2400 block of Smokehouse Road, involving a Virginia Beach Police... Police Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:18:50 EST City Council Developing Consensus on Regulations for Short-Term Rental Properties There are two items on the Tuesday, July 3 City Council agenda related to the issue of short-term rentals. During the informal session, City Council will continue the discussion from the June 26 workshop... City Clerk Fri, 29 Jun 2018 06:34:00 EST Commonwealth v. Tobias Kinte Loftin; Jury Recommends Convicted Felon Serve 55 Years in Prison for Dance Floor Murder ​ Colin D. Sto lle, Commonwealth's At torney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Tobias Kinte Loftin, 39 years old, formerly of the 1000 block of Dunbar Street in Norfolk, Virginia, was found... Commonwealth's Attorney Thu, 28 Jun 2018 07:05:01 EST The Sandler Center Hosts “Emerging Patterns” by Edward A. Obermeyer July 6 through Aug. 20 ​The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts and the Office of Cultural Affairs are proud to welcome Edward Obermeyer's newest exhibition, "Emerging Patterns," July 6 through Aug. 20, 2018.Edward... Cultural Affairs Thu, 28 Jun 2018 07:10:52 EST Heavy Traffic Expected for July 4 Holiday…. Plan for It ​An estimated 100,000 people visit the Oceanfront during the holiday weekend. To facilitate traffic and accommodate the larger-than-normal crowds entering the Resort Area for the 4 th of July andthe... Police Thu, 28 Jun 2018 05:21:38 EST Environmentally Responsive Artwork Featured at Pleasure House Point ​The public is invited to meet artist Benjamin Heller on June 28 and 29 at 5 p.m. to talk to about the creation of the Terrapin Basin , an environmentally responsive installation at Pleasure House Point,... Cultural Affairs Thu, 28 Jun 2018 04:55:16 EST Commonwealth v. Malik Richard Brown: 18-Year Sentence for Robbery, Murder ​Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Malik Richard Brown, 19 years old, formerly of the 5300 block of Justin Court in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:37:53 EST Historic Preservation Commission Announces Nine Research Grant Awards VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -June 27, 2018  —  The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission has announced nine 2018 grant awards for research projects that will provide additional scholarshipin... Planning Wed, 27 Jun 2018 11:25:43 EST