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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 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:56:40 EST Reminder of Temporary Road Closures for Upcoming NAS Oceana Air Show London Bridge Road between Central Drive and International ParkwayLondon Bridge Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic between Central Drive and International Parkway for the NAS Oceana Air... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3405/reminder-of-temporary-road-closures-for-upcom Police Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:22:22 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3405/reminder-of-temporary-road-closures-for-upcom Osprey Design Group Creates Nine Jobs ​Osprey Design Group, founded in 2012, provides automation and integration services for robotics, contract manufacturing, machine design and assembly, maintenance, technology and software development.The... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3404/osprey-design-group-creates-nine-jobs Economic Development Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:57:08 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3404/osprey-design-group-creates-nine-jobs Public Meeting on Options for New City Hall Set for Aug. 23 ​The third in a series of public meetings to discuss the City Hall 2020 project – the City's need for a renovated or new City Hall – will be held Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Westin Virginia... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3403/public-meeting-on-options-for-new-city-hall-s Communications Office Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:04:56 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3403/public-meeting-on-options-for-new-city-hall-s Fatal Accident /Lynnhaven Parkway ​UPDATE​After further investigation, FACT team members have determined that after initial impact, the vehicle travelling northbound on Lynnhaven parkway struck a second vehicle that was sittingin... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3402/fatal-accident-lynnhaven-parkway Police Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:22:44 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3402/fatal-accident-lynnhaven-parkway Virginia Beach Police Investigate a shooting On August 16, 2017, at approximately 10:05 p.m., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a call for a firearms violation in the 700 block of Gemstone Lane. Once on scene officers canvassing... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3401/virginia-beach-police-investigate-a-shooting Police Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:59:00 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3401/virginia-beach-police-investigate-a-shooting Attempting To Identify Strong Arm Robbery Suspect On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at approximately 2:17 a.m., the male pictured here entered the 7-Eleven located at 1869 Kempsville Road.  He approached the store clerk with the ruse of making... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3400/attempting-to-identify-strong-arm-robbery-sus Police Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:48:07 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3400/attempting-to-identify-strong-arm-robbery-sus Broad Bay Cotton Expands with 7,000-SF Lease in Virginia Beach ​Broad Bay Cotton Company has been in business in Virginia Beach since 1989. The company produces a variety of textile products such as backpacks, bags, aprons and scrubs in addition to custom wood-based... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3399/broad-bay-cotton-expands-with-7000-sf-lease-i Economic Development Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:28:07 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3399/broad-bay-cotton-expands-with-7000-sf-lease-i City Grants 60-Day Extension for Arena Financing ​At the request of Mid-Atlantic Arena, LLC -MAA, the successor in interest to United States Management, LLC, today the City granted a 60-day extension of the Outside Closing Date. This extension, which... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3398/city-grants-60-day-extension-for-arena-financ Communications Office Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:01:03 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3398/city-grants-60-day-extension-for-arena-financ G2 Ops, Inc. Relocates Corporate Headquarters within Virginia Beach, Expands and Adds 10 New Jobs ​G2 Ops, Inc., a small, woman- and minority-owned -SWAM certified business founded in 2013, has relocated and expanded its corporate headquarters in Virginia Beach. The company that provides systems engineering,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3397/g2-ops-inc-relocates-corporate-headquarters-w Economic Development Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:23:48 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3397/g2-ops-inc-relocates-corporate-headquarters-w Virginia Beach Police Officers working a barricade On August 14, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Virginia Beach Police Officers attempted warrant service in the 5500 block of Keydet Drive. After several hours of negotiations with the suspect, the suspect has refused... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3396/virginia-beach-police-officers-working-a-barr Police Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:48:19 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3396/virginia-beach-police-officers-working-a-barr UPDATE: ISSUE RESOLVED - Virginia Beach Non-Emergency Phone Number is Back Online Updated 5:15 p.m.: Service has been restored and the non-emergency number,  -757 385-5000, is now available for use. ###​Virginia Beach Non-Emergency Phone Number  is Temporarily... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3394/update-issue-resolved-virginia-beach-non-em Communications Office Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:16:30 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3394/update-issue-resolved-virginia-beach-non-em LifeNet Health to Expand Global Headquarters in Virginia Beach ​LifeNet Health, the top organ procurement organization and tissue processor in the world, will invest $12.25 million to expand its global headquarters operation in Virginia Beach. The company will expand... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3395/lifenet-health-to-expand-global-headquarters Economic Development Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:25:38 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3395/lifenet-health-to-expand-global-headquarters City of Virginia Beach Labor Day Operating Schedule The following Virginia Beach facilities will be CLOSED Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day:All City of Virginia Beach offices All Virginia Beach community recreation centers All VirginiaBeach... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3393/city-of-virginia-beach-labor-day-operating-sc Communications Office Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:50:05 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3393/city-of-virginia-beach-labor-day-operating-sc Gunshot Wound - 5600 Block of Summit Arch Sunday, August 13, 2017, at approximately​ 2:24 p.m., Officers received a report of a gunshot wound in the 5600 block of Summit Arch.  Officer arrived to find an adult male suffering from non-life... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3392/gunshot-wound-5600-block-of-summit-arch Police Sun, 13 Aug 2017 18:02:33 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3392/gunshot-wound-5600-block-of-summit-arch Man Injures Self After Being Confronted By Officers ​On Friday, August 11, 2017 at approximately 11:58 a.m., Officers were in the 300 block of 20th Street to attempt to serve several outstanding felony warrants on a man at the location.  The suspect... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3391/man-injures-self-after-being-confronted-by-of Police Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:46:01 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3391/man-injures-self-after-being-confronted-by-of Commonwealth v. Andarion Lorenzo McInnis; Jury Recommends 48 Years for Fatal Robbery of High School Student Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Andarion Lorenzo McInnis, 20 years old, formerly of the 500 block of Harbor North Drive in Chesapeake, Virginia,was... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3390/commonwealth-v-andarion-lorenzo-mcinnis-jury Commonwealth's Attorney Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:28:18 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3390/commonwealth-v-andarion-lorenzo-mcinnis-jury Swimming Advisory Lifted for Lynnhaven Inlet Area ​The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has lifted a swimming and wading advisory that was issued for the Lynnhaven Inlet area of Virginia Beach between Rockbridge Road and Starfish Road. Lab results... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3389/swimming-advisory-lifted-for-lynnhaven-inlet Public Health Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:09:45 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3389/swimming-advisory-lifted-for-lynnhaven-inlet City of Virginia Beach Director of Aquarium and Museums to Retire ​-Virginia Beach, VA Executive Director of the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and Director of the Virginia Beach History Museums Lynn Clements, announced her retirement today. Her last day... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3388/city-of-virginia-beach-director-of-aquarium-a Communications Office Thu, 10 Aug 2017 05:49:53 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3388/city-of-virginia-beach-director-of-aquarium-a Commonwealth v. Allen Curtiss Kinzey; Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Killing Family Cat ​ C olin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Allen Curtiss Kinzey, 22 years old, formerly of the 1600 block of Cutty Sark Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3387/commonwealth-v-allen-curtiss-kinzey-man-sente Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:38:43 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3387/commonwealth-v-allen-curtiss-kinzey-man-sente Swimming Advisory Issued for Lynnhaven Inlet Area Between Rockbridge Road to Starfish Road ​Virginia Beach, VA – August 9, 2017 - The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has issued a swimming and wading advisory for the Lynnhaven Inlet area of Virginia Beach between Rockbridge Road and... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3386/swimming-advisory-issued-for-lynnhaven-inlet Public Health Wed, 09 Aug 2017 10:24:44 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3386/swimming-advisory-issued-for-lynnhaven-inlet Historic Preservation Commission Announces Four Research Grant Awards ​The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission has announced four grant awards for research projects that will provide additional scholarship in a variety of subject areas for Virginia Beach history... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3385/historic-preservation-commission-announces-fo Planning Wed, 09 Aug 2017 09:14:13 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3385/historic-preservation-commission-announces-fo Drunk Drivers Sentenced to Prison Time in Accident that Killed One, Injured Another; Commonwealth v. Dennis Brito; Commonwealth v. Charles Chevez Hazer ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Dennis Brito, 35 years old, formerly of the 400 block of Jean Court in Norfolk, Virginia was sentenced by Circuit... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3384/drunk-drivers-sentenced-to-prison-time-in-acc Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:03:52 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3384/drunk-drivers-sentenced-to-prison-time-in-acc Commonwealth v. Canaan Gregory Swift; 12 Year Sentence for Man Who Stabbed 2 with Two-Prong Knife Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Canaan Gregory Swift, 23 years old, formerly of the 1000 block of Riviera Drive was sentenced today by Circuit Court... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3383/commonwealth-v-canaan-gregory-swift-12-year-s Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:43:13 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3383/commonwealth-v-canaan-gregory-swift-12-year-s Detectives are asking for your assistance On Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at approximately 8: 40 a.m., the suspect in this photo entered the Walmart located at 546 First Colonial Road.  He took two 43-inch televisions and exited the business... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3382/detectives-are-asking-for-your-assistance Police Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:26:52 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3382/detectives-are-asking-for-your-assistance Virginia Beach Emergency Communications and Citizen Services Receives its Fifth Accreditation from CALEA ​On July 29, the City of Virginia Beach Emergency Communications and Citizen Services Department -ECCS received its fifth accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3381/virginia-beach-emergency-communications-and-c Emergency Communications & Citizen Services Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:30:06 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3381/virginia-beach-emergency-communications-and-c Homicide/Suicide - 3900 block of Sutter Street UPDATE​It has been determined that both individuals in the home had been shot.  The decedents have been identified as 37-year-old Jamie Marie Johnson , of Virginia Beach and 29-year-old Marcel... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3380/homicidesuicide-3900-block-of-sutter-street Police Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:43:03 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3380/homicidesuicide-3900-block-of-sutter-street Firearm Violation Investigation on Sweetwood Court On August 3, 2017 at approximately 10:18p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for service in the 4700 block of Sweetwood Court in reference to gun shots heard.  Police personnel responded... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3379/firearm-violation-investigation-on-sweetwood Police Fri, 04 Aug 2017 03:27:34 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3379/firearm-violation-investigation-on-sweetwood Motorcycle Officer Involved in Crash On Thursday, August 3, 2017 at approximately 10:16 a.m., a motorcycle officer assigned to Virginia Beach Police Department's Special Operations was traveling eastbound in the 3400... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3378/motorcycle-officer-involved-in-crash Police Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:29:09 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3378/motorcycle-officer-involved-in-crash Commonwealth v. Edward Charles Brooks; Jury Recommends Life in Prison in Barbershop Stabbing Death Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Edward Charles Brooks, 47 years old, formerly of the 1200 block of Naxera Circle in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3377/commonwealth-v-edward-charles-brooks-jury-rec Commonwealth's Attorney Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:03:23 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3377/commonwealth-v-edward-charles-brooks-jury-rec Commonwealth v. Francisco Gomez; Construction Fraud Against 92-Year-Old WWII Vet Draws 5-Year Prison Sentence ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Francisco Gomez, 61 years old, formerly of the 100 block of Caratoke Highway in Moyock, North Carolina, was sentenced... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3376/commonwealth-v-francisco-gomez-construction-f Commonwealth's Attorney Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:31:26 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3376/commonwealth-v-francisco-gomez-construction-f