City of Virginia Beach - News https://www.vbgov.com The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. 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 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:07:13 EST ​Commonwealth v. John Michael Abbrescia; 35 Years to Serve for HIV Positive Defendant who repeatedly Molested Child​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that John Michael Abbrescia, age 28, was sentenced today by Circuit Court Judge H. Thomas Padrick for Rape-Victim Under... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3157/commonwealth-v-john-michael-abbrescia-35-year Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:11:34 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3157/commonwealth-v-john-michael-abbrescia-35-year Virginia Beach Police investigate a shooting ​​ On February 25, 2017 at 9:31 p.m. Emergency Communications received a call for a gunshot wound in the 1200 block of Peace Square. When police arrived on scene they located a male juvenile victim... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3156/virginia-beach-police-investigate-a-shooting Police Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:01:35 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3156/virginia-beach-police-investigate-a-shooting VBPD investigate accident Hit and Run On February 24, 2017 at 9:56 p.m. Emergency Communications received a call for an accident Hit and Run in the intersection of Dam Neck Road and   Drakesmile  Road. Officers on scenemade... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3155/vbpd-investigate-accident-hit-and-run Police Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:14:03 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3155/vbpd-investigate-accident-hit-and-run Hit & Run Suspect ​On Friday, February 10, 2017 at approximately 7:18 a.m., the unidentified driver of the Silver Nissan sedan seen in the attached video was stopped at a red light in the southbound lane of S. Independence... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3154/hit-run-suspect Police Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:59:26 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3154/hit-run-suspect Attempting to Identify - Robbery Suspect On Saturday, February 11, 2017 at approximately 10 p.m., this unidentified man approached the victim in the 300 block of Kellam Road, displayed a handgun and demanded items from the victim.  The victim... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3153/attempting-to-identify-robbery-suspect Police Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:49:23 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3153/attempting-to-identify-robbery-suspect Road Improvements for Pacific Avenue to Begin This Monday the 27th Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that crews will begin road improvements on Pacific Avenue this Monday, February 27, 2017.The project will include milling, paving, minor concrete repairs and... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3152/road-improvements-for-pacific-avenue-to-begin Public Works Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:08:53 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3152/road-improvements-for-pacific-avenue-to-begin Catch the Leprechaun Spirit with Parks & Rec ​Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation welcomes leprechauns young and old to join us for all the green, glittering fun lined up in March! Our members and top-notch participants are certainly our lucky... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3151/catch-the-leprechaun-spirit-with-parks-rec Parks & Recreation Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:33:06 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3151/catch-the-leprechaun-spirit-with-parks-rec Repairs to Affect 22nd Street on Feb. 25 On Saturday, Feb. 25, the Department of Public Utilities will make repairs to a sewer main on 22 nd Street near the intersection of Baltic Avenue. During this time, traffic on 22 nd Street will be reduced... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3150/repairs-to-affect-22nd-street-on-feb-25 Public Utilities Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:11:50 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3150/repairs-to-affect-22nd-street-on-feb-25 Virginia Beach Celebrates Read Across America Day on March 2nd The City of Virginia Beach will join the National Education Association -NEA and Dr. Seuss Enterprises for Read Across America Day on March 2. More than 85 community volunteers, including Virginia Beach... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3149/virginia-beach-celebrates-read-across-america Economic Development Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:06:00 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3149/virginia-beach-celebrates-read-across-america Virginia Beach Police Investigate a shooting On February 22, 2017 at 7:52 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a gunshot wound in the 400 block of Shelter Drive. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult male suffering from... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3147/virginia-beach-police-investigate-a-shooting Police Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:46:37 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3147/virginia-beach-police-investigate-a-shooting Two International Companies Receive Grants: Germany’s STIHL, Inc. and Chinese Manufacturer U-Play Corporation ​The Virginia Beach Development Authority on Tuesday awarded two international companies with APZ-1 Economic Development Investment Program grants which will aid the companies in establishing or expanding... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3146/two-international-companies-receive-grants-ge Economic Development Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:34:02 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3146/two-international-companies-receive-grants-ge Virginia Beach Public Libraries to Close March 8 for Staff Training All Virginia Beach Public Library locations, except for the TCC/City Joint-Use Library, will be closed Wednesday, March 8, so that library staff may attend an in-service training day. The TCC/City Joint-Use... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3145/virginia-beach-public-libraries-to-close-marc Public Libraries Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:44:26 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3145/virginia-beach-public-libraries-to-close-marc Commonwealth v. Sarah Elizabeth Flanders; Vehicular Murder Draws 22 Years in Prison; Defendant has Prior Hit and Run Conviction ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Sarah Elizabeth Flanders, 42 years old, formerly of the 300 block of Rutherglen Muse in Virginia Beach, Virginia,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3144/commonwealth-v-sarah-elizabeth-flanders-vehic Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:03:22 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3144/commonwealth-v-sarah-elizabeth-flanders-vehic Mythics to Move Corporate Headquarters to Virginia Beach Town Center Mythics, an Oracle partner of the year that was founded in Virginia Beach in 2000, will move its corporate headquarters to 4525 Main Street Tower in Virginia Beach Town Center. The company will expandoperations... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3143/mythics-to-move-corporate-headquarters-to-vir Economic Development Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:04:02 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3143/mythics-to-move-corporate-headquarters-to-vir Searching for Commercial Robbery Suspect ​On February 16, 2017 at approximately 7 p.m., the below pictured male entered the Family Dollar, located at 540 Newtown Road, he approached the register and handed the cashier a note demanding money. Once... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3142/searching-for-commercial-robbery-suspect Police Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:23:54 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3142/searching-for-commercial-robbery-suspect Attempting to Identify - Attempt Robbery Suspect ​ On Friday, February 10, 2017 at approximately 3:45 p.m., the man in the below photos entered the Boost Mobile located at 3574 Holland Road and demanded money from the employees.  The suspect... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3141/attempting-to-identify-attempt-robbery-susp Police Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:07:09 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3141/attempting-to-identify-attempt-robbery-susp Virginia Beach Public Works Closes One Lane of Northampton Boulevard for Emergency Repairs Virginia Beach Public Works has announced the immediate closing of the outside northbound lane of Northampton Boulevard due to emergency shoulder repairs.  Crews are at the location now inspecting... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3140/virginia-beach-public-works-closes-one-lane-o Public Works Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:04:16 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3140/virginia-beach-public-works-closes-one-lane-o Man Arrested For Murdering His Estranged Girlfriend ​On February 14, 2017 at approximately 8 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of a malicious assault that occurred in the 1000 block of Still Meadow Court.  The victim reported that... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3139/man-arrested-for-murdering-his-estranged-girl Police Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:06:06 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3139/man-arrested-for-murdering-his-estranged-girl Virginia Beach Convention Center Earns Virginia Green Travel Star Award The Virginia Beach Convention Center will be recognized as Green Convention Center of the Year later this week at the 4th annual Virginia Green Travel Conference and Travel Star Awards luncheon at University... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3138/virginia-beach-convention-center-earns-virgin Convention and Visitors Bureau Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:18:06 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3138/virginia-beach-convention-center-earns-virgin Honor a Veteran with a Memorial Paver at the Tidewater Veterans Memorial Park ​​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – February 14, 2017 – 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... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3137/honor-a-veteran-with-a-memorial-paver-at-the Communications Office Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:09:09 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3137/honor-a-veteran-with-a-memorial-paver-at-the Small Business Resources are Big in Virginia Beach Small businesses are big business for the City of Virginia Beach, and the Department of Economic Development has an abundance of resources and programs designed to help businesses get off the ground and... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3136/small-business-resources-are-big-in-virginia Economic Development Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:50:46 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3136/small-business-resources-are-big-in-virginia Firearms Violation in the 6300 block of Ardsley Square ​On February 13, 2017 at approximately 8:10 p.m. Emergency Communications received a report of gunshots in the 6300 block of Ardsley Square.  On arrival police found no victims at the scene... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3135/firearms-violation-in-the-6300-block-of-ardsl Police Tue, 14 Feb 2017 02:11:25 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3135/firearms-violation-in-the-6300-block-of-ardsl Police Officer injured in ATV accident on duty ​On February 10, 2017 at approximately 5:53pm, a VBPD police officer was responding to a call for service while operating a VBPD marked ATV.  The officer was traveling north on the beach... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3134/police-officer-injured-in-atv-accident-on-dut Police Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:46:32 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3134/police-officer-injured-in-atv-accident-on-dut VBPD investigating a minor gun shot injury On February 9, 2017 at approximately 10:50 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a service for an adult male victim suffering from a minor, non-life threatening gun shot wo​und. The adult... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3133/vbpd-investigating-a-minor-gun-shot-injury Police Fri, 10 Feb 2017 03:18:03 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3133/vbpd-investigating-a-minor-gun-shot-injury Strong Arm Robbery - Pursuit Thursday, February 9, 2017 at approximately 12:52 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report that a citizen had just been robbed while in the parking lot of Walmart located at 657 Phoenix... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3132/strong-arm-robbery-pursuit Police Fri, 10 Feb 2017 02:49:42 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3132/strong-arm-robbery-pursuit Commonwealth v. Jon'nathan Kiondre Miller; 27 Years, 7 Months in Prison for Man who Brought Counterfeit Money to Drug Deal, Killed Dealer ​ C olin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Jon'nathan Kiondre Miller, age 20, formerly of the 2500 block of Lamp Post Court in Chesapeake, Virginia, wassentenced... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3131/commonwealth-v-jonnathan-kiondre-miller-27-ye Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:59:01 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3131/commonwealth-v-jonnathan-kiondre-miller-27-ye Commonwealth v. Marcus J. Bowers; Hotel Robbery Draws 14-Year Sentence ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Marcus J. Bowers, age 29, formerly of the 5200 block of Breezewood Arch in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3130/commonwealth-v-marcus-j-bowers-hotel-robbery Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:03:31 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3130/commonwealth-v-marcus-j-bowers-hotel-robbery Virginia Beach CVB Opens Nominations for 2017 Travel & Tourism Awards ​This year's National Travel and Tourism Week -May 7 – 13 will feature "Faces of Travel" and shine a spotlight on the power of travel by recognizing the millions of people nationwide who... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3129/virginia-beach-cvb-opens-nominations-for-2017 Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 09 Feb 2017 05:54:12 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3129/virginia-beach-cvb-opens-nominations-for-2017 Commonwealth v. Michael Frederick Hines; Felon on Probation Sentenced to 13 Years for Killing Woman in Virginia Beach ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Michael Frederick Hines, 24 years old, formerly of the 1000 block of Indian Point Road in Suffolk, Virginia,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3128/commonwealth-v-michael-frederick-hines-felon Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:13:04 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3128/commonwealth-v-michael-frederick-hines-felon VBPD Investigating Robbery of a Pharmacy ​On February 06, 2017 at 8:20 a.m., Virginia Beach Police were called to the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 840 S. Military Highway for a report of a robbery.The suspect entered the Rite Aid andapproached... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3127/vbpd-investigating-robbery-of-a-pharmacy Police Mon, 06 Feb 2017 05:33:35 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3127/vbpd-investigating-robbery-of-a-pharmacy