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December 11, 2019 - 12:53 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A former housekeeper at a hotel in Virginia Beach has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for stealing a guest's $35,000 diamond ring. Prosecutors say 28-year-old Chrystal Monique Gregory pleaded guilty to grand larceny in August. She used an employee key to break into an...
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Jeff Katz
August 16, 2019 - 3:17 pm
In the wake of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach in May, the Virginia Capitol Police are taking great steps to increase security around the Capitol complex, per ABC 8News. Capitol Police held an active shooter training session for state employees in which employees were able to voice their...
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Jeff Katz
July 22, 2019 - 2:45 pm
A former Navy SEAL was out for a morning run in Virginia Beach last week and noticed a U.S. flag was partly dettached from its pole. In a viral video posted to his Facebook page, Dom Raso then climbed up the pole to re-attach the flag so it flew properly. Raso even said it took him four tries to...
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Jeff Katz
July 16, 2019 - 6:02 pm
Virginia Beach was named the best big city to live in! WalletHub compiled a list of the best big cities in America, factoring in cost of living, pollution, school systems, property taxes and other important components of big city living to find the best ones to live in. And Virginia Beach was named...
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July 05, 2019 - 1:52 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The body of a missing child has been found in Virginia Beach and authorities say it is an 8-year-old who had recently been reported missing. News outlets say the child went missing Thursday night at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The child was last seen at the water's...
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Jeff Katz
July 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Virginia Beach has been named one of the best-run cities in America, according to WalletHub. WalletHub evaluated cities all over the country and ranked them by Quality of Services and Total Budget per Capita in order to determine the city's operating efficiency. For a more comprehensive breakdown...
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Andy Doernen/Newsradio WRVA
June 17, 2019 - 2:02 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in Virginia are trying to make the public case for greater gun restrictions ahead of a special legislative session on guns next month following a deadly mass shooting. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Richmond Mayor...
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Jeff Katz
June 11, 2019 - 12:52 pm
The pastor of a Northern Virginia church says he acknowledges that he hurt some people in his congregation by praying for President Trump when the president made an unscheduled stop at his church the Sunday after the Virginia Beach shooting. Pastor David Platt of McLean Bible Church in Vienna said...
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Jeff Katz
June 05, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Gov. Ralph Northam said it was time to move on from the blackface yearbook photo scandal with the conclusion of the Eastern Virginia Medical School's investigation. "What has happened in the Commonwealth of Virginia, I regret that, I have addressed that. But today we are talking about gun violence...
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Jeff Katz
June 03, 2019 - 4:17 pm
President Trump made an unscheduled visit to a Virginia church on Sunday to take time to pray for the families of the victims of the Virginia Beach shooting. During the visit, he sported a different, slicked-back hairstyle that had news pundits talking. Yes, the president's hair got a rise out of...
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