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, 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. ... Police Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:31:31 EST 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,... Virginia Beach Courts Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:25:49 EST 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... Public Health Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:29:27 EST 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... Economic Development Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:17:47 EST 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... Police Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:20:05 EST 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... Public Health Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:39:07 EST 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,... Economic Development Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:34:30 EST 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,... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:24:12 EST 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... Police Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:32:35 EST 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... Planning Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:52:36 EST 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... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:19:35 EST 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... Economic Development Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:21:54 EST 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:... Public Libraries Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:00:47 EST 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... Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 18 Sep 2017 05:35:52 EST 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... Human Services Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:39:46 EST 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,... Police Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:08:09 EST 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... Communications Office Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:43:32 EST 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. ... Fire Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:47:56 EST 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... Police Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:04:53 EST 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... Police Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:54:11 EST 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... Police Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:08:46 EST 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... Fire Fri, 08 Sep 2017 08:00:05 EST 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... Parks & Recreation Fri, 08 Sep 2017 06:40:40 EST 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: ... Police Mon, 11 Sep 2017 06:52:53 EST 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... Fire Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:52:23 EST 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... Police Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:14:39 EST 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... Police Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:24:01 EST "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... Cultural Affairs Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:01:07 EST 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... Public Health Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:48:03 EST 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... Police Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:01:16 EST