Sheriff’s office warns of scammers posing as Virginia Beach deputies

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Scammers posing as Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office deputies are trying to swindle money from city residents, officials say. In this particular scam, the swindler pretends to be a deputy in possession of an outstanding warrant for a Virginia Beach resident in order to get the victim’s personal information. Another popular scam includes the same plot, […]

Virginia Beach police report shows violent crimes, solve rates up in 2016

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The number of violent crimes committed in Virginia Beach has risen over the last year, and so has the number of these cases solved by the city’s police department, according to a report released on Friday. The Virginia Beach Police Department CompStat 2016 report shows that violent crimes committed in the city increased by 10 percent […]

Wegmans to replace old Christmas Depot warehouse in Virginia Beach

A Wegmans store located in Alexandria, Va. (Courtesy of Wegmans)

A new supermarket may soon join the ranks of Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s in Virginia Beach. City officials announced Friday that Wegmans signed a lease to open its 93rd store in Town Center, near the intersection of Virginia Beach and Independence boulevards. Wegmans will take over the HQ Warehouse property, demolishing the building that has […]

Women’s March draws Hampton Roads feminists

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While thousands protested outside of President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, a larger, planned protest aims to draw masses on Saturday – including several people from Hampton Roads. The “Women’s March on Washington” will draw feminists from across Hampton Roads, including Iva Robinette, of Norfolk, who said she plans to march in solidarity with Planned […]

Virginia Bald Eagles threatened by hunters’ lead bullets


Virginia’s bald eagle population is under threat from lead bullets well after the bullets hit their initial targets. The Wildlife Center of Virginia, where most injured bald eagles are taken for rehabilitation in the Commonwealth, took in 38 bald eagles in 2016, 35 in 2015, and 38 in 2014. Eighty percent of the bald eagles […]

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