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Stories with place: Virginia Beach
  • Death toll from Va. Beach crash doubles to 4 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:31 pm
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Two more people have died from injuries suffered in a car crash in Virginia Beach, increasing the toll to four.

  • Va. Beach mulls arena that could lure NBA, NHL 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:50 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The Virginia Beach metropolitan area is one of the largest in the country without a major professional sports team, and numerous attempts to lure one here have repeatedly left sports fans in the area disappointed.

  • ODU helps develop evacuation model for disasters 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:05 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - It took nine hours to get most of the people to the interstate across the river when the zombies closed in on Charleston, West Virginia

  • Cargo ship refloated after being grounded in Va. 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:43 pm
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - A 751-foot cargo ship that ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay has been refloated.

  • McAuliffe shakes up Va. Port Authority board 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:32 pm
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe is shaking up the Virginia Port Authority, which oversees the third-busiest seaport on the East Coast.

  • 2 killed, 7 injured in Virginia Beach wreck 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:52 pm
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Virginia Beach police are investigating a traffic accident that killed two juveniles and injured seven other people.

  • Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:38 pm
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - A thunderstorm with wind gusts of more than 70 mph ripped a cargo ship's anchors from the seafloor and caused it to run aground just a few hundred feet from a beach, drawing onlookers from nearby condos and apartments Wednesday morning.

  • State offers to help pay for Va. Beach light rail 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:37 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The state is offering to pay up to $155 million to extend light rail in Virginia Beach, as long as it doesn't use magnetic levitation technology.

  • Va. Beach EMS steps up security after drug thefts 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:49 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Virginia Beach Emergency Medical Services has increased security procedures following the theft of drugs from two rescue stations and a locker at a hospital.

  • Student Virginia Education Association meeting set 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:52 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The Student Virginia Education Association is holding its annual convention in Virginia Beach.

  • Loaded gun found in luggage at Norfolk airport 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 12:34 pm
  • NORFOLK, Virginia - A Virginia Beach man has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon on airport property after a loaded handgun was found in a carry-on bag at Norfolk International Airport.

  • Va. Beach planners reject giant Ferris wheel 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:32 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Virginia Beach planners have rejected a company's proposal to erect a giant Ferris wheel at the Oceanfront.

  • Historic Va. Beach hotel's contents to be sold 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:11 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - A historic Virginia Beach hotel's furnishings, art, fixtures and other contents are being liquidated.

  • Offshore Va. wind research focus of US meeting 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:31 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - A public meeting is scheduled in Virginia Beach on offshore test turbines that could smooth the way for the development of wind farms 20-plus miles off the sandy beaches of the resort city.

  • E-cigarettes to be sold at Va. Beach jail canteen 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:40 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Inmates at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center soon will able to buy electronic cigarettes at the jail's canteen.

  • 2nd Alderson Broaddus student charged in fight 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 1:16 pm
  • BUCKHANNON, West Virginia - A second Alderson-Broaddus University student has been charged and expelled in connection with a group fight at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

  • Beach Bags program for Va. needy kids needs goods 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 9:53 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Maximus and Matthew Parks are too young to help with bills that have piled up since their mom got sick and lost her eyesight. But the Larkspur seventh-graders do have one trick up their sleeve.

  • Va. Aquarium's stranding team helps marine animals 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 8:56 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The mystery began with a telephone call on an otherwise normal Wednesday to the Mid-Atlantic Marine Conservation Center, a plain building on a dead-end street near the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

  • Ex-Va. school worker pleads in child sex case 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 3:25 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - A former school security assistant has pleaded guilty to charges in Virginia Beach that she had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student.

  • Death penalty won't be sought in Va. slaying 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 12:20 pm
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Prosecutors have dropped plans to pursue the death penalty in the case of a man accused of killing an off-duty Norfolk police officer in 2010.

  • In Va, 20K-plus face flood insurance rate hikes 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 7:28 am
  • NORFOLK, Virginia - More than 20,000 Virginia homeowners and businesses could see their rates for flood insurance rise up to 25 percent as part of an attempt to put the troubled National Flood Insurance Program back on sound financial footing, potentially socking many across the country with premium increases they can't afford, according to an analysis of federal data by The Associated Press.

  • Virginia Beach weighs easing Boardwalk ban on dogs 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:17 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Virginia Beach's popular boardwalk is off-limits to dogs at the height of the tourism season, but that could be changing.