City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2017 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:41:12 EST VBPD Officer involved in vehicle crash ​On December 7, 2017, at 7:29 p.m.​ A Virginia Beach Police Officer was responding with his lights and sirens to a serious call for service. He was attempting to navigate through traffic... Police Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:49:04 EST Celebrate the Holidays at the Sandler Center with Joyful Sounds and Returning Family Favorites ​The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts is celebrating the holiday season with a festive line-up of events including performances by Tidewater Winds, Virginia Beach Chorale, Virginia Symphony Orchestra,... Cultural Affairs Thu, 07 Dec 2017 05:19:31 EST Commonwealth v. Marie Antoinette Leary; Defendant pleads guilty in Murder for Hire case Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Marie Antoinette Leary, 44 years old, formerly of the 3500 block of Woodburne Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia,pled... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:54:50 EST First City Council Meeting of the New Year Postponed to Jan. 9, 2018 ​Due to the holiday, the Virginia Beach City Council has postponed the informal and formal sessions scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 to Jan. 9, 2018. As open dialogue normally occurs on the first meeting... City Clerk Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:07:34 EST Global Technical Systems to Build 500,000-SF Green Energy Facility with 1,100 New Jobs and $54.7 Million in Capital Investment Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Global Technical Systems -GTS, a premier provider of advanced engineering solutions for defense, homeland security and related U.S. Government and... Economic Development Tue, 05 Dec 2017 04:15:23 EST The Missing/Endangered 11 year-old has been located safe ​ UPDATED:  As of 11:38 p.m., the Missing/Endangered 11 year-old has been located safe and returned home. Thank you for your assistance.On December 4, 2017 at 6:30 p... Police Mon, 04 Dec 2017 18:54:01 EST UPDATE: Suspicious death investigation On December 1st, 2017 at approximately 4:35p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for service in the 600 block of Westminster Lane.  A verbal dispute between individuals led to the victim,... Police Tue, 05 Dec 2017 04:12:29 EST VBPD investigating a suspicious death On December 1st, 2017 at approximately 4:35pm., Emergency Communications received a call for service in the 600 block of Westminster Lane.  Virginia Beach Police personnel arrived on scene and... Police Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:13:48 EST Gas Station Burglary Suspect ​On Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at approximately 3:20 a.m., the man in this video broke into the Gulf Gas Station located at 6029 Indian River Road.  Several packs of cigarettes were stolen during... Police Fri, 01 Dec 2017 04:13:35 EST 7-Eleven Armed Robbery Suspect On Wednesday, November 29, at approximately 9:42 p.m. and again on November 30, 2017 at approximately 11:59 p.m., this man entered the 7-Eleven located at 6673 Indian River Road.  He displayed... Police Fri, 01 Dec 2017 04:50:50 EST Virginia Beach Convention Center Prepared to Host 30+ Events in December ​Beautifully decorated for the upcoming holidays, the Virginia Beach Convention Center is primed for a robust December when more than 30 events will bring upwards of 30,000 guests through the Center'sdoors... Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:26:54 EST City of Virginia Beach to Hold Public Meetings About Flood Risks and Resiliency The City of Virginia Beach, Public Works Engineering, and the Old Dominion University Resilience Collaborative have scheduled a series of seven citywide public meetings so that citizens can provide input... Public Works Wed, 29 Nov 2017 07:45:36 EST Library Workshop to Help Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners “LEAP” into Success ​Virginia Beach Public Library is hosting a workshop for entrepreneurs, small business owners and aspiring business owners, Saturday, Dec. 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library,... Public Libraries Wed, 29 Nov 2017 04:58:23 EST New Developments in a 1986 Homicide On Wednesday, May 15, 1986 at 6:30 a.m., 22-year-old Roberta Leigh Walls' body was found in the field behind Old Donation Elementary School located in the 1000 block of Ferry Plantation Drive. Shewas... Police Wed, 29 Nov 2017 03:39:31 EST Burr Oak Circle Townhouse Fire Ruled Accidental ​The Virginia Beach Fire Department was called to the 400-block of Burr Oak Circle at 9:24 this morning after residents reported a large fire coming from the end unit.  When the first units arrived... Fire Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:31:05 EST Winter 2018 Bank On Virginia Beach Classes Scheduled ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The latest offering of the 10-month-long Bank On program begins again in January 2018 with classes in Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach.  Learn the skills needed to achieve... Human Services Mon, 27 Nov 2017 07:12:12 EST Pedestrian struck by a vehicle ​On Monday November 27, 2017 at 6:30 a.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. This accident occurred in the 1700 block of Dahlia Road and the 1800... Police Mon, 27 Nov 2017 02:39:54 EST VBPD respond to a shooting ​On November 22, 2017, at approximately 2:06 p.m. Emergency Communications received a call for a firearms violation in the 1200 block of Blue Jay Drive. There was a group of people at this location... Police Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:08:44 EST VBPD working overturned Drump truck accident ​On November 22, 2017, at 10:29 a.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a single vehicle accident in the 5100 block of Blackwater Road. Officers on scene located an overturned dump truck... Police Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:00:22 EST Overnight Shelter Available for Homeless Adults during Winter ​Overnight shelter for adults experiencing homelessness is available through the city's Winter Shelter program. The program provides homeless individuals with a place to sleep each night at various faith... Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:03:25 EST Wilmik Inc. More Than Doubles in Size and Adds 12-15 New Jobs ​Wilmik Inc., a small family-owned business founded in 1983 in Virginia Beach, will more than double its size with an expansion and new location. The company provides concrete construction ranging from... Economic Development Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:04:07 EST TDI LLC Expands After Numerous Acquisitions ​TDI LLC purchased Tactical Distributors LLC in 2013, a firm that specializes in tactical gear and high-end tactical equipment for such vendors as London Bridge Trading, Arc'teryx, and Kuhl. Through years... Economic Development Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:45:38 EST See into the Future…of Parks & Recreation ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is focused on the future and wants citizen input as part of its strategic process. Residents are invited to a special public input meeting... Parks & Recreation Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:58:55 EST Help Identify ATM Thief Virginia Beach Police investigators are seeking assistance in identifying the below pictured suspect, who is responsible for a larceny from an ATM.On September 13, 2017 the victim was at a stand alone... Police Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:23:30 EST Venture Realty Group Selected as Preferred Developer for Dome Site The Virginia Beach Development Authority voted today to select Venture Realty Group as the preferred developer for the proposed mixed-use, multi-venue entertainment complex on the property known as the... Communications Office Tue, 21 Nov 2017 03:55:46 EST Farmhouse Brewing, LLC Plans Additional $750,000 Investment for Cider Facility ​Farmhouse Brewing, LLC, is a partnership with Back Bay Brewing Co., Eddie Hewitt, a local developer whose wife, Sara, is a descendant of the William E. Wood family and Ross Vierra, the president and CEO... Economic Development Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:52:40 EST Virginia Beach Kicks Off Donation Drive and Volunteer Opportunity in Support of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week ​On a single night this past January, 349 people in Virginia Beach were found to be experiencing homelessness. However, since families and individuals experience housing crises and move in and out of homelessness... Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:50:04 EST Vehicle Larceny & Credit Card Fraud Virginia Beach Detectives are searching for these suspects who are believed to be responsible for two larcenies from autos that occurred on October 31, 2017, one in the 1600 block of Independence Boulevard... Police Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:12:15 EST Shoplifting Suspects Sought ​On Friday, October 20, 2017, at approximately 8:28 p.m., these two females went into the Kohl's located at 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd.  Once inside the store the woman in the grey... Police Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:31:47 EST Two residential burglaries believed to be connected On Monday, October 30, 2017, between 7:40 a.m. and 3 p.m., a home in the 1200 block of Gladiola Crescent was burglarized.  Less than a mile away, during the same time frame, the man in this video... Police Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:51:04 EST