City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2018 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:02:50 EST Commonwealth v. Garry Ta’sheen Hamlin; Life Plus 99 Years for Killing of Friend During Robbery, Wounding French Exchange Student ​Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Garry Ta'sheen Hamlin, 27 years old, formerly of the 100 block of Charles Street in Suffolk, Virginia, was found... Commonwealth's Attorney Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:59:17 EST Fatality - 100 block of Oceana Boulevard On Thursday, February 15, 2018 at approximately 10:48 a. m. a 2003 Cadillac Seville was traveling northbound in the 100 block of Oceana Boulevard prior to the observation pull off... Police Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:35:03 EST 50th Anniversary of 911 to be Observed ​The City of Virginia Beach Emergency Communications and Citizen Services today announced its celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first 911 call.On Feb. 16, 1968, Alabama Speaker of the House,... Emergency Communications & Citizen Services Thu, 15 Feb 2018 03:47:46 EST VB Public Works Announces Temporary Lane Closure on Northampton Blvd. Virginia Beach Public Works has announced a temporary lane closure on Northampton Boulevard beginning this evening.  Construction on the new Lake Smith weir requires the outside eastbound lane... Public Works Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:36:28 EST Historic Preservation Commission Seeks Research Grant Applicants ​The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission is accepting research grant applications for projects that will focus on elements of local history in Virginia Beach, the former Princess Anne County,... Planning Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:47:04 EST Homicide - 700 block of 16th Street On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at approximately 3:35 p.m., Police and Rescue personnel responded to the 700 block of 16 th Street after citizens reported a vehicle crash and an occupant suffering... Police Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:59:06 EST Fatal Motorcycle Crash / West Neck Road *UPDATE*​​The decedent has been identified as 34-year-old William Taylor Bird of Virginia Beach.​On February 13th, 2018 at  2:30pm Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received... Police Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:12:48 EST Two People Displaced by Early Morning Fire A fire can become life threatening in just two minutes.  In five minutes, a home can be engulfed in flames and in Virginia Beach this morning it took less than three minutes.The VBFD was dispatched... Fire Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:50:46 EST Commonwealth v. Anton Nelson Joshua; Man to Serve 29 Years in Prison for Fatal Robbery Plot Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Anton Nelson Joshua, 21 years old, formerly of the 1300 block of Credle Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was found... Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:59:38 EST *UPDATED* Missing 11-Year-Old **UPDATE** The child has been located and is safe.Virginia Beach Police are looking for an 11-year-old boy who has not returned home after leaving Brandon Middle School today at 1:30 this... Police Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:56:18 EST Virginia Beach to Hold Public Information Session on Archaeological Assessment Project ​The Virginia Beach Planning and Community Development Department will host a public information session on an upcoming archaeological assessment project for the northern half of the city. The public is... Planning Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:16:21 EST Finding Ways To Work Together With Our Community. ​In an attempt to be more transparent, the Virginia Beach Police Department is pleased to make available information regarding the Office of Internal Affairs. Police Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:27:48 EST *UPDATED* Missing/Possibly Endangered Adult **UPDATED - PERSON LOCATED​Virginia Beach Police Missing Persons Detectives are seeking the publics assistance in locating an adult female who may be in need of medical assistance.30- year-... Police Wed, 07 Feb 2018 03:52:03 EST Internet Safety Warning - Don't Unintentionally Be Part of the Crime! ​The Virginia Beach Police Department has received numerous calls recently regarding a video being disseminated on Facebook Messenger depicting child pornography between a young black female and an... Police Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:58:18 EST Lesner Bridge Traffic to Be Reduced to Single Lanes on Saturday Beginning tomorrow -Saturday the 3rd at approximately 10:00 a.m., both eastbound and westbound traffic crossing the Lesner Bridge will be reduced to a single lane in each direction .Single lane closures... Public Works Fri, 02 Feb 2018 13:12:10 EST Missing Adult - Jennifer Montello Jennifer Montello was last heard from on February 9, 2015.  She was last known to reside in Virginia Beach.Jennifer has a family who misses her very much and is desperate to know where she is and... Police Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:33:54 EST Get Summer Help and Provide Meaningful Work Experience to Virginia Beach Youth ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation’s Youth Opportunities Office -YOO is seeking Virginia Beach-based businesses as employers for its 2018 Summer Youth Employment Program -SYEP... Parks & Recreation Fri, 02 Feb 2018 05:06:29 EST February Brings Boats, Brides-to-be and More to the Virginia Beach Convention Center ​From boats and outdoor design ideas to coins and brides-to-be, the Virginia Beach Convention Center -VBCC is the place to be in February. After a jump start to 2018 with a busy January, more than 25 events... Convention and Visitors Bureau Wed, 31 Jan 2018 09:36:44 EST Commonwealth v. Edward Charles Brooks; Judge Imposes Life Sentence for 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... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:13:51 EST Commonwealth v. Thomas James Schooley; Career Criminal Sentenced to 13 Years for Robbery, Cocaine Possession ​ C o lin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Thomas James Schooley, 47 years old, was sentenced for charges of Robbery and Possession of Schedule I/II... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:25:18 EST Commonwealth v. Raymond Ernest Ellis; Violent Sex Offender Sentenced to 225 Years for Two Separate Attacks ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Raymond Ernest Ellis, 65 years old, of the 200 block of Cassady Avenue in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:28:02 EST The Sandler Center Hosts “Shifting Perspectives” by Lisa Ashinoff, Beginning Feb. 8 through March 11, 2018 ​The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce that it will host Lisa Ashinoff's exhibit "Shifting Perspectives" beginning Feb. 8.A native of Virginia Beach, Lisa Ashinoff... Cultural Affairs Tue, 30 Jan 2018 05:37:40 EST Grant Applications Currently Being Accepted for Non-Profit Community Organizations The City of Virginia Beach is currently accepting applications for Community Organization Grants through Friday, March 30. Community Organization Grants -COG awards monetary grants to qualifiednon-profit... Budget & Management Services Mon, 29 Jan 2018 07:12:37 EST Explore the World of Foster Care Have you, a family member or a friend ever thought about becoming a foster parent? Now, more than ever, there is a need for foster families for children and teens in Virginia Beach.  If you are... Human Services Mon, 29 Jan 2018 06:09:58 EST VB EMS ambulance involved in crash ​On Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 4:25 p.m., Emergency Communications dispatchers were notified by the EMS crew that they were involved in a crash with a vehicle in the intersection of Bonney... Police Sun, 28 Jan 2018 13:46:45 EST Globalinx Data Centers Plans 150,000-SF Data Center Campus in Virginia Beach ​Globalinx Data Centers, Virginia Beach's first and only carrier-neutral cable landing and terrestrial meet-me-point for international connectivity to Europe, Africa and South America, announced a new,... Economic Development Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:09:22 EST Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau Encourages Residents to Plan for Vacation ​Virginia Beach, Va. -January 25, 2018 — As part of  National Plan for Vacation Day on Jan. 30, the Virginia Beach CVB is encouraging residents of our coastal region to decompress, de-stress and take... Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 25 Jan 2018 04:20:10 EST Missing/Endangered Juvenile has been located ​Update: The missing/endangered juvenile has been located and is safe with his family.The Virginia Beach Police Department Missing Person's Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in locating... Police Wed, 24 Jan 2018 23:21:50 EST Commonwealth v. Melvin Lee Worlds; Felon with Prior Rape Conviction to Serve 34 Years, 6 Months for Sexual Abuse of Three Children ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Melvin Lee Worlds, 58 years old, of the 1400 block of Chickadee Lane in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:27:08 EST Shooting - 5300 block of Bleecker Street On Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10:23 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for a shooting in the 5300 block of Bleecker Street. When officers arrived on scene they located an adult femalevictim... Police Tue, 23 Jan 2018 05:39:45 EST