VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s largest city has passed sweeping new laws to regulate short-term rentals that are found on sites like Airbnb.
The Virginian-Pilot reported ...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A newly elected congresswoman in Virginia’s Hampton Roads region will sit on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee.
The office for Democrat Elaine Luria announced the appointment Tuesday.
The former U.S. Navy commander represents Virginia’s 2nd Congressional ...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities have accused a former state lawmaker in Virginia of defrauding a program that awards lucrative government contracts to businesses owned by women and minorities.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has filed for divorce from his wife of 42 years.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that McDonnell confirmed to ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a 75-year-old woman and her husband have died in what’s being classified as a murder-suicide.
The Virginian-Pilot reports Virginia ...
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Neighbors help firefighters save family from burning home
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Firefighters say neighbors helped rescue three children and their parents from a burning home in Virginia.
News outlets report the 7-year-old girl, 5-year-old boy, 2-year-old girl and their mother and father were taken to hospitals but are expected to survive ...
Man gets life for injecting former girlfriend with cyanide
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to life in prison for poisoning his former girlfriend by injecting her with cyanide.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that lawyers for ...
Docs: Crew used encrypted comms to orchestrate robberies
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Court documents say a highly organized crew using encrypted communications robbed three Virginia grocery stores earlier this year.
Citing court documents, The Virginian-Pilot
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s largest city will study an idea it hopes will control flooding on its southern side.
The Virginian-Pilot reports Virginia Beach Councilwoman ...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a Virginia man found with two guns in a North Carolina high school had a handwritten note that appears to be a hit list.
News outlets report that 29-year-old Steve Spence of Norfolk, Virginia, is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The sentencing hearing for a Virginia man who poisoned his former girlfriend with a cyanide injection has been postponed because he was unresponsive and foaming at the mouth when he was wheeled into a Virginia Beach court.
Records: Virginia woman ran drug ring from beach-front home
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a woman convicted of dogfighting has pleaded guilty to trafficking drugs from her beachfront home.
The Virginian-Pilot reports ...
Nearing 91, Joe Vass is still go-to guy at Capitol Police
The U.S. Marines were dancing boisterously in their dress blue uniforms to Kool & the Gang’s “Celebration” at the Marine Corps Birthday Ball a few weeks ago in Virginia Beach.
But one man in the center of the dance circle commanded the most attention — Joe Vass, just shy of his 91st ...
Man testifies he was hired to kill Virginia woman, son
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An Indiana Army veteran testified in court that he was hired by a Florida man to kill the man’s wife and her 7-year-old son in Virginia.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A regulation in Virginia’s new building code could alter the look and feel of some neighborhoods near the state’s coast in the coming decades.
Virginia Beach police officer dies of heart attack
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Beach police officer has died of a heart attack.
News outlets report that officer Kelvin Bailey went into cardiac arrest late Friday while working in the Centerville Turnpike area.
He was transported to a hospital where he died.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The head of a Virginia city’s Human Rights Commission has been charged in two domestic violence-related incidents.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that ...
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say they have seized 1,500 bags of heroin from a Virginia man during a traffic stop.
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia city economic development official has been charged with embezzlement over allegations he improperly used $4,000 to send packages to his girlfriend.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) _ Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. (WHLR) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter.
The real estate investment trust, based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, said it had funds from operations of $1.3 million, or 13 cents per ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Democrat Elaine Luria defeated Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor of Virginia on Tuesday in a closely watched race that represents a swift turnaround from the incumbent’s lopsided victory just two years ago.
Luria’s win in Virginia’s coastal 2nd District appears ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state regulators have begrudgingly approved a proposed offshore wind pilot program they say is expensive, risky and unneeded to provide reliable electricity.
The State Corporation Commission issued a ruling Friday allowing Dominion Energy to proceed with ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A registered sex offender has been allowed to coach a Little League team in Virginia for the past two years.
The Virginian-Pilot reports a parent of an ...
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Fishing boats encounter great whites noshing on dead whale
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Fishing boats off the East Coast recently encountered a rare sight: Two great whites feasting on a 50-foot dead whale.
The Virginian-Pilot reported ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) _ Armada Hoffler Properties Inc. (AHH) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results met Wall Street expectations.
The Virginia Beach, Virginia-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $15.7 ...
Williams pitches arts, food festival in Virginia Beach
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Entertainer Pharrell Williams says he’s trying to assemble a yearly festival in his hometown of Virginia Beach that coincides with the annual trek of students from historically black colleges to the area.
Williams said he pitched the food, music and art festival idea he ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence condemned the mailing of pipe bombs to Hillary Clinton and other prominent Democrats as he stumped for a Republican congressman in Virginia.
Pence said Wednesday in Virginia Beach that whoever is responsible will be brought to justice. ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A ballot-fraud scandal that clouded the re-election campaign of Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor in Virginia was given new life Tuesday when his Democratic challenger attacked his handling of the matter during their first debate.
Elaine Luria claimed Taylor ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Democrat who is trying to unseat Virginia Congressman Scott Taylor has attacked his handling of a ballot-fraud scandal during their first debate.
Elaine Luria said Tuesday that Taylor didn’t take the matter seriously enough. She said he continued to employ ...
Pastor talks of breakdown in Turkey, but also forgiveness
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The American pastor recently released after two years of confinement in Turkey said Friday that he suffered a breakdown during his time in prison and was put on anti-anxiety medication.
Andrew Brunson said he was deprived of books — even a Bible — for long ...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal officials say they’ve busted up a $19 million drug ring in Virginia.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Virginia’s Eastern District said in a statement Tuesday that they’ve charged five Hampton Roads area men in a trafficking conspiracy that moved large amounts of ...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A construction company is reimbursing tolls for drivers after one of its trucks caused a 17-hour traffic jam in Virginia.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that more ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors in Virginia are expected to bring a man to trial on murder charges, even though his former girlfriend’s body was never found.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — With no agreement in sight, two Virginia cities are ramping up hostilities with a dockless electric scooter company.
News outlets report Norfolk city spokeswoman Lori Crouch said Wednesday the city has impounded 400 Bird scooters since they started appearing on city ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has pleaded no contest to knocking a 14-year-old soccer player to the ground and punching him during a match.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Christian TV network is entering the crowded world of 24-hour news broadcasting at a time when the mainstream news media is under increasing attack by President Donald Trump and some of his supporters, many of them evangelicals.
The Christian Broadcasting ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A 32-year-old seal named Peter who lived at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center has died.
The Virginian-Pilot reports Peter’s health had ...
2 Virginia teens arrested in separate school threats
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia teens have been arrested for allegedly making separate threats against schools.
Police said a 13-year-old boy has been charged in connection with posting a threatening note about a Norfolk middle school on social media Monday. The boy was charged with ...
Police identify domestic assault suspect killed by officer
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia have identified an assault suspect who was shot and killed by police.
Virginia Police said Tuesday in a statement that he was 43-year-old Michael James Murphy of Norfolk. Police are not identifying the officer involved. They said the ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia teen has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for his role in a series of random shootings that killed two people and left three others wounded.
Woman, 63, pleads guilty to possessing the poison ricin
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A 63-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to possessing the poison ricin in Virginia.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the state’s Eastern District said Debbie Siers-Hill entered her plea Tuesday in Norfolk. She faces up to five years in prison and is scheduled to be ...
Virginia officer shoots, kills domestic assault suspect
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected in a domestic assault has been shot and killed by a police officer in Virginia.
Virginia Beach police Officer Tonya Pierce tells ...
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Navy shifts recruitment efforts from TV ads to online chats
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is making a big shift in its recruitment strategy in the internet age.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Sunday that the Navy is focusing less on ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A jury has awarded $800,000 to the estate of a woman killed by police while in a car with a violent crime suspect who had fired at officers.
India Kager was killed when SWAT officers tried to arrest Angelo Perry, a suspect in four violent crimes. Both Kager and ...
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — As she pumped the bike’s pedals in stifling mid-August heat, something was bothering Ashley Horner.
It wasn’t the fact that she had gotten sick the day before, on the third day of a venture to do 50 triathlons in 50 days. She felt great after blasting through the ...