News Center Stay up-to-date on the latest news from the City of Virginia Beach. SearchSearch by Date RangeStart End View News by Category All NewsAgricultureAquarium and MuseumsBudget & Management ServicesCity AttorneyCity AuditorCity ClerkCity ManagerCity TreasurerCommissioner of the RevenueCommonwealth's AttorneyCommunications OfficeConvention and Visitors BureauCourtsCultural AffairsEconomic DevelopmentEmergency Communications & Citizen ServicesEmergency Medical ServicesFinanceFireHousing & Neighborhood PreservationHuman Resources (City)Human ServicesInformation TechnologyParks & RecreationPlanningPolicePublic HealthPublic LibrariesPublic UtilitiesPublic WorksReal Estate AssessorStrategic Growth AreaVolunteer ResourcesVoter Registrar Page Content Commonwealth v. Lesiba Simon Matsoake; Jury Recommends 40 Years for Man Extradited from South Africa to Face Forcible Sodomy ChargeWednesday, October 26, 2016Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Lesiba Simon Matsoake, 42 years old, was found guilty of Forcible Sodomy after a two-day jury trial. The jury fixed his punishment at 40 years in prison. Circuit Court J … Virginia Beach Public Safety First Responders Want You to be Safe for Trick-or-Treat, Monday, Oct. 31 Wednesday, October 26, 2016Halloween is observed Monday, Oct. 31. Trick-or-Treat begins at dusk and ends at 8 p.m. for children 12 years of age and younger. Members of the Virginia Beach Emergency Response System want you and your family to be safe. Planning ahead can help make this Halloween a safe a … Nominate Deserving People and Organizations: Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities Seeks NominationsTuesday, October 25, 2016The Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities seeks nominations from the community for its 2016 annual awards. The awards recognize individuals, businesses and service organizations that have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to improving and enriching the lives o … Temporary Road Closure of Edinburgh Drive, Oct. 24-27 Monday, October 24, 2016Starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, Edinburgh Drive will be closed to through traffic between Malibu Drive and Coconut Lane while the Department of Public Utilities repairs a sanitary sewer main.Advance warning signs will be posted advising motorists of the road closure … Contact InformationCommunications Office(757) firstname.lastname@example.org(757) 427-5978 VB311(757) 385-3111VB311@vbgov.comVB311 Site More News Releases Can't find what you are looking for? View a complete list of Virginia Beach news releases.