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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, 23 Sep 2017 10:37:46 EST Wells Fargo Bank Robbery On Thursday, September 21, 2017, at approximately 10:04 a.m., the man in these photos entered the Wells Fargo located at 5293 Princess Anne Road.  He handed the teller a note demanding money. ... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3457/wells-fargo-bank-robbery Police Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:31:31 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3457/wells-fargo-bank-robbery Voter Registration and Absentee Voting Information for Nov. 7 General Election On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Virginia Beach residents will cast their ballots in the General Election for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, House of Delegates, Commonwealth's Attorney, Sheriff,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3456/voter-registration-and-absentee-voting-inform Virginia Beach Courts Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:25:49 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3456/voter-registration-and-absentee-voting-inform Swimming Advisory Lifted for Two Areas: Along the Bay from Little Creek to Fort Story and along the Oceanfront from 8th to 22nd Streets The Virginia Beach Health Department has lifted the swimming and wading advisories that were issued yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 20, along the Bay from Little Creek to Fort Story and along the Oceanfront... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3455/swimming-advisory-lifted-for-two-areas-along Public Health Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:29:27 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3455/swimming-advisory-lifted-for-two-areas-along Economic Development Investment Program Grants Approved for Omniio, Ironclad Media and Altmeyer Funeral Homes ​Virginia Beach Development Authority has approved three Economic Development Investment Program grants totaling $150,000 to three Virginia Beach-based companies: Omniio, Ironclad Media Alliance and... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3454/economic-development-investment-program-grant Economic Development Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:17:47 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3454/economic-development-investment-program-grant Help Us Identify Burglary Suspects On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Either Ore Jewelers, 2165 General Booth Boulevard -Strawbridge Shopping Center, at approximately 3:12 a.m., a suspect in a striped hoodie is seen trying to access... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3453/help-us-identify-burglary-suspects Police Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:20:05 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3453/help-us-identify-burglary-suspects Swimming Advisory Issued for Two Areas: Along the Bay from Little Creek to Fort Story and along the Oceanfront from 8th to 22nd Streets The Virginia Beach Health Department has issued two swimming and wading advisories today for two sections:along the Bay from Little Creek to Fort Story and along the Oceanfront from 8th to 22nd streets... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3452/swimming-advisory-issued-for-two-areas-along Public Health Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:39:07 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3452/swimming-advisory-issued-for-two-areas-along Mermaid Winery Expands to Virginia Beach ​Mermaid Winery, named the Commonwealth's first urban winery by the Virginia Wine Board, is expanding with a second location in Virginia Beach. The winery, founded in 2012 in the Ghent neighborhood ofNorfolk,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3451/mermaid-winery-expands-to-virginia-beach Economic Development Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:34:30 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3451/mermaid-winery-expands-to-virginia-beach Commonwealth v. Patrick Anthony Caprice; Multiple Burglaries around the Holiday Season Draws Nine-Year Prison Sentence Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Patrick Anthony Caprice, 21 years old, formerly of the 1100 block of Gunn Hall Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3450/commonwealth-v-patrick-anthony-caprice-multip Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:24:12 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3450/commonwealth-v-patrick-anthony-caprice-multip Attempting to Locate – Missing Adult ​19-year-old Ashanti Markaila Billie , was last seen Monday, September 18, 2017 at approximately 4:00 a.m. in the 4400 block of Bonnie Road, Midtown at Town Center Apartments.  Billie never arrived... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3448/attempting-to-locate-missing-adult Police Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:32:35 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3448/attempting-to-locate-missing-adult Public Meetings on Draft Interfacility Traffic Area (ITA) and Vicinity Master Plan and Courthouse East Plan Scheduled for Sept. 27 and Oct. 10 -Virginia Beach, VA A planning effort to revise the 2011 Interfacility Traffic Area -ITA and Vicinity Master Plan has been underway for approximately a year, and is now reaching its conclusion. The final... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3449/public-meetings-on-draft-interfacility-traffi Planning Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:52:36 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3449/public-meetings-on-draft-interfacility-traffi Commonwealth v. Deandre Evans Womack; 50 Years in Prison for Killing of Friend During Robbery, Wounding Another ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Deandre Evans Womack, 24 years old, formerly of the 1600 block of Dorchester Street in Franklin, Virginia, wassentenced... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3447/commonwealth-v-deandre-evans-womack-50-years Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:19:35 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3447/commonwealth-v-deandre-evans-womack-50-years Hermes Abrasives HVA Expands and Adds 12 Jobs in Virginia Beach ​The Virginia Beach Development Authority has awarded Hermes Abrasives an Economic Development Investment Program grant in the amount of $125,000 for its $3.75 million dollar expansion of real estate,business... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3446/hermes-abrasives-hva-expands-and-adds-12-jobs Economic Development Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:21:54 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3446/hermes-abrasives-hva-expands-and-adds-12-jobs Library Offers Free Classes for New, Aspiring Small Business Owners ​Virginia Beach Public Library -VBPL is launching classes for those who are considering starting a new business or who started a business in the last two years. A 10-week series, "Start Smart:... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3445/library-offers-free-classes-for-new-aspiring Public Libraries Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:00:47 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3445/library-offers-free-classes-for-new-aspiring Commonwealth’s Attorney Announces Start of Virginia Beach Drug Treatment Court ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announces the formation of Drug Treatment Court in the Circuit Court of Virginia Beach.  The Virginia Beach Drug Treatment... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3444/commonwealths-attorney-announces-start-of-vir Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:35:52 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3444/commonwealths-attorney-announces-start-of-vir Beach House Announces Sponsorship of Child and Adult Day Care Center Food Program ​The Department of Human Services Beach House program announces the continued sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program -CACFP. Beach House provides support and rehabilitation to adults whohave... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3443/beach-house-announces-sponsorship-of-child-an Human Services Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:39:46 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3443/beach-house-announces-sponsorship-of-child-an Overnight Double Shooting ​UPDATE:  September 12, 2017, 11:02 a.m.Arrested:   Anthony Lamont Hall , 24, of the 2800 block of Sewells Point Road, Norfolk.  Hall has been charged with Use of a Firearm,... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3442/overnight-double-shooting Police Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:08:09 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3442/overnight-double-shooting Cynthia Whitbred-Spanoulis Named Interim Director for Department of Aquarium and Museums VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — September 11, 2017 — City Manager Dave Hansen announced today that he has named Cynthia Whitbred-Spanoulis interim director of the Department of Aquarium and Museums. The vacancywas... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3441/cynthia-whitbred-spanoulis-named-interim-dire Communications Office Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:43:32 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3441/cynthia-whitbred-spanoulis-named-interim-dire Virginia Task Force 2 Returns to San Juan Over the past 72 hours, VA-TF 2 has been operational on two islands affected by Hurricane Irma.  On September 7,  the take force performed recon in San Juan and areas in east Puerto Rico. ... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3440/virginia-task-force-2-returns-to-san-juan Fire Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:47:56 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3440/virginia-task-force-2-returns-to-san-juan Two vehicle head-on collision UPDATE​The driver of the passenger vehicle, 37-year-old Carl Jordan Hylton , of Norfolk, Virginia has been charged with Driving while intoxicated and maiming as a result of driving while intoxicated... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3439/two-vehicle-head-on-collision Police Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:04:53 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3439/two-vehicle-head-on-collision Police are investigating a shooting ​On Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 8:35 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a gunshot wound in the 5500 block of Campus Drive. When officers arrived on scene they located two peoplesuffering... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3438/police-are-investigating-a-shooting Police Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:54:11 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3438/police-are-investigating-a-shooting Pedestrian Fatality Friday, September 8, 2017 at approximately 4:12 p.m., E911 received a report of a serious crash near South Military Highway and Auburn Drive.  This crash involved two vehicles and a pedestrian... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3437/pedestrian-fatality Police Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:08:46 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3437/pedestrian-fatality Virginia Task Force 2 Now in Saint Thomas Eleven members of the VA-TF2 Urban Search & Rescue Team have been relocated from San Juan to St Thomas in the US Virginia Islands where according to the Assistant Team Leader, Chief Michael... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3436/virginia-task-force-2-now-in-saint-thomas Fire Fri, 08 Sep 2017 08:00:05 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3436/virginia-task-force-2-now-in-saint-thomas Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Remembers Tragic Events of 9/11 with Stair Climbing Challenge VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. –  ​Now 16 years later, everyone still remembers where they were on the morning of September 11, 2001. Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is kicking off a physical challenge... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3435/virginia-beach-parks-recreation-remembers-tra Parks & Recreation Fri, 08 Sep 2017 06:40:40 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3435/virginia-beach-parks-recreation-remembers-tra Arrest Made - Two Related Hit & Run Cases UPDATE:  Friday, September 8, 2017 3:55 p.m.Through the investigation, detectives were able to identify the subject believed to be responsible for these two incidents.Arrested: ... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3434/arrest-made-two-related-hit-run-cases Police Mon, 11 Sep 2017 06:52:53 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3434/arrest-made-two-related-hit-run-cases Virginia Task Force 2 Sends Additional Members to San Juan Thursday afternoon a decision was made to send additional personnel to San Juan.  Virginia Task Force 2 -VA-TF2 has deployed 16 more members in addition to the 45 people deployed earlier this week... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3433/virginia-task-force-2-sends-additional-member Fire Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:52:23 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3433/virginia-task-force-2-sends-additional-member Motorcycle Fatality On Thursday, September 7, 2017, at approximately 2:43 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of a motorcycle crash in the 100 block of Miami Road, in the Arrowhead section of Virginia Beach... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3432/motorcycle-fatality Police Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:14:39 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3432/motorcycle-fatality Pedestrian accident at the Oceanfront ​On Thursday, September 7, 2017 at approximately 10:48 a.m. Officers responded to the 2400 block of the Oceanfront on the beach for a report of individual who had been struck by a vehicle. Officers... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3431/pedestrian-accident-at-the-oceanfront Police Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:24:01 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3431/pedestrian-accident-at-the-oceanfront "Ynot Wednesdays?" with the Fuzz Band Cancelled Tonight ​Due to expected inclement weather, "Ynot Wednesdays?" at the Sandler Center scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 6, with the Fuzz Band has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.Forfurther... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3430/ynot-wednesdays-with-the-fuzz-band-cancelled Cultural Affairs Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:01:07 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3430/ynot-wednesdays-with-the-fuzz-band-cancelled Health Department to Host two FREE Flu Vaccination Clinics on Saturday, Sept. 23 ​The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health -VBDPH will host two FREE flu vaccination clinics at Newtown Elementary School -5277 Learning Circle and Green Run High School -1700 Dahlia Drive ,on... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3429/health-department-to-host-two-free-flu-vaccin Public Health Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:48:03 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3429/health-department-to-host-two-free-flu-vaccin UPDATE: VBPD working a single vehicle accident September 14, 2017 6:32 p.m.As a result of the injuries sustained in this crash, the driver has died.  The decedent has been identified as 42-year-old Anthony Charles Tuck. ___________________________________________On... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3428/update-vbpd-working-a-single-vehicle-accident Police Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:01:16 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3428/update-vbpd-working-a-single-vehicle-accident