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 Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:11:49 EST VBPD Investigate serious crash at the Oceanfront ​ On June 24, 2017 at 1:51 p.m., Emergency Communications received at call for a serious crash in the intersection of the 3500 block of Pacific Avenue. When officers arrived on scene they located an... Police Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:39:15 EST VBPD investigate robbery and a shooting ​ On June 24, 2017 at 1:06 a.m., Emergency Communications received at call for a robbery in progress at 7-11 located at 325 Kellam Road. When officers arrived on scene they located an adult male suffering... Police Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:35:24 EST Homicide Investigation Underway On Friday, June 23, 2017, at approximately 3:10 p.m., Emergency Communications received​ a report of a gunshot wound in the 1000 block of Minneapolis Drive.  When officers arrived on the scene... Police Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:18:27 EST Traffic Signal Work on Sandbridge Road This Weekend ​ UPDATE:   The road work scheduled for Saturday, June 24 , from 11:59 until Sunday at 9 a.m. has been postponed .   The work is now scheduled for Tuesday, June 27, from 9 a.m. – 3 pm... Public Works Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:54:33 EST Traffic Signal Work on Sandbridge Road This Weekend Beginning on Friday, Virginia Beach Public Works – Traffic Operations will be conducting signal work at the intersection of Sandbridge Road and Heritage Park Drive/Entrada Drive this weekend.On Friday,... Public Works Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:49:37 EST Advanced Technology Assists Detectives With Cold Case Infanticide On December 21, 1996, an unidentified infant was discovered inside the Lillian Vernon warehouse located on International Parkway.  The infant was found wrapped in a "Colours" brand red short-sleeve... Police Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:50:20 EST Residents Invited to Share their Views on Options for New City Hall: First Public Meeting Set for Monday, June 26 The first of 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 Monday, June 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Building 19 at the Virginia... Communications Office Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:34:32 EST City of Virginia Beach July Fourth Operating Schedule Waste Collection:   Residents who normally receive waste collection on Tuesdays will instead have their cans serviced on Monday, July 3 . Residents should have their cans out to the curb by 7a... Communications Office Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:34:24 EST 17th Street Surf Shop Relocates Headquarters in Virginia Beach Haylon Corporation, trading as 17 th Street Surf Shop, has been a significant retail operation in Virginia Beach for more than 30 years. To grow its operation, the company has leased 7,500 square feetat... Economic Development Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:01:40 EST Man Charged With Felonious Assault After Stabbing Another ​On Monday, June 19, 2017 at approximately 1:35 a.m., two Virginia Beach Police Officers were responding to an unrelated case in the 100 block of S. Plaza Trail when they heard screaming coming from... Police Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:02:25 EST UPDATE - Serious Motorcycle/Vehicle Crash - S. Plaza Trail UPDATE:  June 17, 2017, 4:07 p.m.Investigators have determined that the motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was traveling from Palace Green Boulevard and made a right turn into the... Police Sat, 17 Jun 2017 12:16:34 EST Single Vehicle Fatality On Friday, June 16, 2017 at approximately 8:13 p.m., Emergency Communications received a report of a single vehicle crash in the 5700 block of Bayside Road.  Officers located an adult male occupant... Police Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:06:37 EST Suspect In Custody Following Shooting On Friday, June 16, 2017, at approximately 6:09 p.m., Emergency Communications received​ a report of gunshot wound in the 2000 block of Swanton Court.  When officers arrived on scene they located... Police Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:00:59 EST Vietnam War Veterans To Be Honored at Fall 2017 Ceremony Veterans' organizations in Virginia Beach are developing plans for a joint ceremony for all the eligible Vietnam veterans in the city to honor their service, and they need to identify veterans and their... Communications Office Thu, 15 Jun 2017 05:12:15 EST Virginia Beach Parking Services Becomes First in the Commonwealth to Achieve Accredited Parking Organization Certification ​Virginia Beach Parking Management was recently named an Accredited Parking Organization -APO, becoming one of the first few in the nation and the very first in Virginia to do so.APO is a designation... Planning Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:01:48 EST Beat the Heat with the Virginia Beach Emergency Home Repair Program Temperatures are already starting to rise even though the official start of summer is still a week away. For households without air conditioning, high temperatures are uncomfortable and possibly dangerous... Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Wed, 14 Jun 2017 06:34:05 EST Officer Involved Shooting / Barricaded Subject - Resolved On June 13, 2017 at approximately 6:30 a.m., members of the Virginia Beach Police Department's Investigative Division were in the 1600 block of Ohio Avenue to execute a search warrant for Distribution... Police Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:57:42 EST Short-Term Road Closures Scheduled for Shore Drive Next Week Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that there will be short-term road closures on Shore Drive at the Lesner Bridge next week in order to move the gantry and heavy equipment for construction of the... Public Works Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:12:28 EST ARRESTED- Homicide - Person Found Deceased in Apartment Thursday, June 22, 2017  10:21 a.m.Zorobabel Matthan Griggs contacted local authorizes this morning to turn himself in.  Griggs was taken into custody at approximately  4:30 am... Police Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:25:47 EST South Plaza Trail Closed Between Windsor Oaks Blvd. and Windsor Gates Road Due to Road Collapse 7 a.m. ​UPDATE:  Roadway has been properly back filled and hydrant restored.  Paving is expected to be completed and roadway opened to traffic by noon today.​-----------------------------------------------------------------Both... Public Utilities Mon, 12 Jun 2017 04:08:17 EST Fatal Accident On Shore Drive ​The Virginia Beach Police Department Fatal Crash Team is investigating a single vehicle accident that resulted in a death in the 1200 block of Shore Drive.The accident occurred at approximately 7:00... Police Wed, 14 Jun 2017 04:49:44 EST Two Men Charged – June 11, 2017 Double Homicide ​On Sunday, June 11, 2017 at approximately 11:56 a.m., Virginia Beach Police were called to a residence located in the 2200 block of Archives Court, for a report of two unresponsive adult males.Both... Police Thu, 15 Jun 2017 05:35:59 EST Protest at Mount Trashmore ​Two small groups stood in protest today at Mount Trashmore regarding anti Sharia Law.The event in whole was a quiet display of individuals expressing their 1st ammendment rights.Towards the end of... Police Sat, 10 Jun 2017 14:05:38 EST City of Virginia Beach Moves Ahead of 10 Other Large Cities on Energy Efficiency Scorecard ​The City of Virginia Beach is among the most improved large cities in the U.S. for energy efficiency.This finding is according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy -ACEEE.ACEEErecently... Public Works Fri, 09 Jun 2017 07:27:26 EST Information for the June 13 Party Primary Elections Primary elections will be held for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and the House of Delegates 21st District for the Democratic and Republican parties. There will also be a Primary election forthe House... Voter Registration & Elections Thu, 08 Jun 2017 05:43:53 EST UPDATE - Fatal Motorcycle Accident Members of ​the Virginia Beach Police Fatal Crash Team are working a fatal motorcycle crash in the 2200 block of Wolfsnare Road.The accident occurred at approximately 11:52 p.m. when the motorcycle... Police Fri, 09 Jun 2017 03:12:11 EST Nominations for the 33rd Annual Crime Prevention Steering Committee Awards Currently Being Accepted ​The Virginia Beach Crime Prevention Steering Committee -VBCPSC is currently seeking nominations for this year's Crime Prevention Steering Committee Awards.  The Crime Prevention Steering Committee... Police Wed, 07 Jun 2017 03:12:54 EST VB Public Works Announces Scheduled Repairs for Laskin Road Virginia Beach Public Works has announced scheduled repairs and maintenance for Laskin Road between Birdneck Road and Bayway Place beginning Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The work will include milling,... Public Works Tue, 06 Jun 2017 12:40:38 EST Commonwealth v. Stephen Kent Brooks; Sexual Abuse of Child Draws 15-Year Sentence C olin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Stephen Kent Brooks, age 61, formerly of Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced yesterday by Circuit Court Judge... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 06 Jun 2017 06:23:05 EST Two-Day Facilitation Training Offered in Virginia Beach, June 27 & 28 "Organizations and community leaders want to know how to facilitate discussions that generate result in planning and clear direction," said Martha Walker, community viability specialist withVirginia... Agriculture Tue, 06 Jun 2017 06:06:34 EST