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City of Virginia Beach 2017 www.vbgov.com webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss en Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:31:16 EST Sandler Center Art Gallery Hosts “Experienced Synchronicity” by Daniel Kathalynas Through May 23, 2017 The Sandler Center Art Gallery is proud to announce that it will host Daniel Kathalynas's exhibit, "Experienced Synchronicity," beginning March 27.Daniel Kathalynas' method begins in a silent-mind... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3192/sandler-center-art-gallery-hosts-experienced Cultural Affairs Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:18:39 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3192/sandler-center-art-gallery-hosts-experienced Two Injured in Accidental Shooting ​On March 26, 2017 at 9:38 p.m.  Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a 911 call for a report of a gunshot wound in the 3700 block of Landstown Road.Upon arrival officers located... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3191/two-injured-in-accidental-shooting Police Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:28:38 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3191/two-injured-in-accidental-shooting VBPD Investigation Underway for Shots Fired Incident ​On March 25, 2017 at approximately 3:24p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for service in the 3600 block of Harbinger Road for shots fired.  Police personnel responded to the areaand... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3190/vbpd-investigation-underway-for-shots-fired-i Police Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:18:12 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3190/vbpd-investigation-underway-for-shots-fired-i UPDATE - Suspected Drowning Investigation Underway Saturday, March 25, 2017  4:34 p.m.The decedent has been identified as 70-year old Franklin "Dell"  Lemonds of Virginia Beach.The cause of death will be determined by the Medical... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3188/update-suspected-drowning-investigation-und Police Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:37:20 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3188/update-suspected-drowning-investigation-und Commonwealth v. Gregory Tarrell Brown; Over 24 Years in Prison for Career Drug Dealer for Dealing Drugs from Home where Children Lived Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Gregory Tarrell Brown, age 34, formerly of the 800 block of Sedley Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3186/commonwealth-v-gregory-tarrell-brown-over-24 Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:07:55 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3186/commonwealth-v-gregory-tarrell-brown-over-24 Commonwealth v. Paul James Williams; Defendant Playing Pokemon Go and Driving with BAC of .31 Sentenced to Over 6 Years ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Paul James Williams, age 48, formerly of the 700 block of Linden Court in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3185/commonwealth-v-paul-james-williams-defendant Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:57:47 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3185/commonwealth-v-paul-james-williams-defendant Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle - 1800 Block of General Booth Boulevard ​Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at approximately 11:52 a.m., Emergency Communications received the report of a pedestrian being stuck by a vehicle in the southbound lane of the 1800 block of General Booth... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3184/pedestrian-struck-by-vehicle-1800-block-of Police Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:19:08 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3184/pedestrian-struck-by-vehicle-1800-block-of Public Invited to Comment on Re-Accreditation of Virginia Beach Emergency Communications & Citizen Services Virginia Beach residents are invited to call in with comments as the city's Emergency Communications & Citizen Services -ECCS Department undergoes voluntary re-accreditation. ECCS operates the city's... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3183/public-invited-to-comment-on-re-accreditation Emergency Communications & Citizen Services Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:02:19 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3183/public-invited-to-comment-on-re-accreditation No Fooling! April is Full of Free Family Fun ​Spring has officially sprung and Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation has lined up an egg-stra special bunch of free family activities to celebrate the season! Slip on your flip-flops and hop intoour... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3182/no-fooling-april-is-full-of-free-family-fun Parks & Recreation Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:04:16 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3182/no-fooling-april-is-full-of-free-family-fun Armed Bank Robbery ​Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at approximately 12:43 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Old Point National Bank located at 1613 Laskin Road... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3181/armed-bank-robbery Police Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:59:53 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3181/armed-bank-robbery Tell Us How You Hit the Trails in VB! ​ Riding, walking, running, hiking or driving – residents love to explore Virginia Beach, and Parks & Recreation is looking for feedback on the next phase of the Bikeways & Trails Plan . Citizens... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3180/tell-us-how-you-hit-the-trails-in-vb Parks & Recreation Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:01:52 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3180/tell-us-how-you-hit-the-trails-in-vb Man Injured After Being Shot With an Arrow UPDATE March 20, 2017, 0800The preliminary investigation has revealed that this incident resulted from a previous altercation between the victim and several other individuals who... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3179/man-injured-after-being-shot-with-an-arrow Police Mon, 20 Mar 2017 05:21:21 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3179/man-injured-after-being-shot-with-an-arrow Vehicle Crashes Into Water March 17, 2017 at approximately 1:54 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of a Chevy Tahoe that entered the water near the intersection of Shell Road and Downs Lane. The preliminary... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3178/vehicle-crashes-into-water Police Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:12:06 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3178/vehicle-crashes-into-water Arrest Made - Early Morning Suspicious Death **SECOND UPDATE**  March 18, 2017 1:54 p.m.The decedent has been identified as 65-year-old Richard Bielitz of Virginia Beach.UPDATE:  March 17, 2017, 1:17 p.m.Detectives... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3177/arrest-made-early-morning-suspicious-death Police Sat, 18 Mar 2017 09:56:39 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3177/arrest-made-early-morning-suspicious-death Virginia Beach Economic Development Announces Launch of VABeachBio Innovation Challenge The City of Virginia Beach is partnering with The Center for Advancing Innovation, a firm that has created more than 80 companies and more than 2,000 knowledge-based jobs by turning federally funded inventions... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3176/virginia-beach-economic-development-announces Economic Development Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:35:17 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3176/virginia-beach-economic-development-announces Robbery of Three Juveniles while on Probation Draws 25-Year Prison Sentence; Commonwealth v. Solomon Supreme Street ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Solomon Supreme Street, 24 years old, formerly of the 100 block of Ford Street in Chesapeake, Virginia, was sentenced... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3175/robbery-of-three-juveniles-while-on-probation Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:34:04 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3175/robbery-of-three-juveniles-while-on-probation Repairs to Affect Traffic on Princess Anne Road on March 16 ​Due to inclement weather, the proposed water service line repair work scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled to begin on Thursday, March 16, at approximately 8:30 p.m. During this time, southbound... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3174/repairs-to-affect-traffic-on-princess-anne-ro Public Utilities Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:20:56 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3174/repairs-to-affect-traffic-on-princess-anne-ro Planning for Life After Light Rail Continues: Second Community Input Session Scheduled for Wednesday, March 22, 6 – 7:30 p.m. ​Residents are invited to help plan improvements to public transportation in Virginia Beach and throughout our region. This interactive session will review work to date, including feedback from more than... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3173/planning-for-life-after-light-rail-continues Communications Office Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:14:41 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3173/planning-for-life-after-light-rail-continues Repairs to Affect Traffic on Princess Anne Road on Mar. 14 Starting at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, southbound Princess Anne Road will be closed to through traffic between Kempsville Greens Parkway and Brandywine Drive while the Department of Public Utilitiesrepairs... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3172/repairs-to-affect-traffic-on-princess-anne-ro Public Utilities Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:16:19 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3172/repairs-to-affect-traffic-on-princess-anne-ro Mayor Sessoms’ Annual State of the City Address to be Live Streamed on VBgov.com ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — March 13, 2017 — Virginia Beach Mayor William D. Sessoms Jr., will deliver his annual State of the City address, on Wednesday, March 15 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. This... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3171/mayor-sessoms-annual-state-of-the-city-addres Communications Office Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:18:27 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3171/mayor-sessoms-annual-state-of-the-city-addres Burglary Investigation Leads to Recovery of Narcotics Materials ​On March 12, 2017 at approximately 0815 Virginia Beach Police responded to the 1100 block of Northvale Drive for a possible burglary of a residence.  Officers arrived on scene and observed obvious... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3170/burglary-investigation-leads-to-recovery-of-n Police Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:25:04 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3170/burglary-investigation-leads-to-recovery-of-n Attempting to Identify – Credit Card Fraud Suspects On Monday, March 6, 2017, the victim reported what while her vehicle was parked in the 2200 block of 2200 block of Willow Oak Circle, it was broken into.  Items stolen included her credit cards. ... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3169/attempting-to-identify-credit-card-fraud-susp Police Fri, 10 Mar 2017 05:37:57 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3169/attempting-to-identify-credit-card-fraud-susp Keep Virginia Beach Beautiful and the ViBe Creative District Launches 2017 Great American Cleanup “Clean Your Block Party” VIRGINIA BEACH, VA,  -   Keep Virginia Beach Beautiful, which envisions a Virginia Beach that is a clean, green and more beautiful to live, has announced the launch of the 2017 Great American... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3168/keep-virginia-beach-beautiful-and-the-vibe-cr Public Works Thu, 09 Mar 2017 08:56:16 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3168/keep-virginia-beach-beautiful-and-the-vibe-cr Commonwealth v. Raiquan Lamont Turner; Maximum Punishment of 3 Life Terms plus 18 Years for Murder by Convicted Felon ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Raiquan Lamont Turner, 21 years old, formerly of the 800 block of Downing Street in Hampton, Virginia, was... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3167/commonwealth-v-raiquan-lamont-turner-maximum Commonwealth's Attorney Thu, 09 Mar 2017 06:37:56 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3167/commonwealth-v-raiquan-lamont-turner-maximum UPDATE: The nationwide outage affecting the AT&T cellular network has been resolved. ​ AT&T Cellular Experiencing Nationwide Issues with Contacting 911  A nationwide 911 outage on the AT&T cellular network is affecting AT&T cell phone subscribers. If you are having issues... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3166/update-the-nationwide-outage-affecting-the-at Emergency Communications & Citizen Services Wed, 08 Mar 2017 18:13:54 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3166/update-the-nationwide-outage-affecting-the-at AT&T Cellular Experiencing Nationwide Issues with Contacting 911 A nationwide 911 outage on the AT&T cellular network is affecting AT&T cell phone subscribers. If you are having issues contacting 911 in Virginia Beach, please call the non=emergency number at... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3165/att-cellular-experiencing-nationwide-issues-w Emergency Communications & Citizen Services Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:26:07 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3165/att-cellular-experiencing-nationwide-issues-w 2017 Planning Commission Design Awards Program The Planning Commission announced the winners of the 2017 Design Awards Program at its meeting on March 8. The program began in 1991 to showcase and recognize quality and innovative design solutions in... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3164/2017-planning-commission-design-awards-progra Planning Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:20:41 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3164/2017-planning-commission-design-awards-progra VBPD Investigating a Fatal Motorcycle Crash *​UPDATE*The decedent has been identified as 52 year-old Richard Calvin Duvall of Virginia​ Beach.________________________________________________________________________The Virginia Beach... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3163/vbpd-investigating-a-fatal-motorcycle-crash Police Thu, 09 Mar 2017 06:45:44 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3163/vbpd-investigating-a-fatal-motorcycle-crash 23rd Annual Human Rights Awards Ceremony to be Held April 6 at Convention Center The Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission will hold its 23 rd Annual Human Rights Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.After much deliberation, thecommission... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3162/23rd-annual-human-rights-awards-ceremony-to-b Human Resources (City) Tue, 07 Mar 2017 06:59:51 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3162/23rd-annual-human-rights-awards-ceremony-to-b Temporary Road Closure of Baxter Road, March 5 ​Baxter Road is closed to through traffic between Bonney Road and Weller Boulevard while the Department of Public Utilities repairs a sanitary sewer main.  Advance warning signs will be posted advising... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3161/temporary-road-closure-of-baxter-road-march-5 Public Utilities Sun, 05 Mar 2017 13:05:38 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3161/temporary-road-closure-of-baxter-road-march-5