Norfolk police ask public to help identify robbery suspect

The man is described as black, in his mid-30s and about 5-foot-10-inches tall.  (Courtesy of Norfolk Police Department)

NORFOLK – The Norfolk Police Department is asking the public to help identify a man they say robbed a convenient store. Around 8:30 p.m., police said the man entered a 7-Eleven store, located at 3025 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. and hid items in his clothing. When store staff approached the man, he displayed a handgun and […]

Virginia Beach Fire Department receives state award for training technology

VBFD scommand staff and training staff at the event Saturday (Photo courtesy of VBFD)

VIRGINIA BEACH — The Virginia Beach Fire Department received a state award for its incident command simulation lab — a technology used for fire service training. The fire department received the Governor’s Award for Excellence Saturday during a fire training conference at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. “[Incident command] simulation training has permeated all levels of our […]

President Trump to visit Newport News Shipbuilding Thursday

Trump at Regent University

NEWPORT NEWS – President Donald Trump will visit Newport News Shipbuilding on Thursday. According to Huntington Ingalls Inc. spokesperson Beci Brenton, the president will speak aboard the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier. The visit will come two days after President Trump is set to deliver his first address during a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. […]

Virginia Beach Mexican restaurant expanding to Williamsburg


WILLIAMSBURG — Historic Triangle residents will soon be seeing a popular Virginia Beach restaurant in their own backyard. Jose Tequilas Mexican Grill and Cantina plans to open a new restaurant in Williamsburg in early March, said General Manager Frankie Ledezma. “We really love the area, and it’s family oriented,” Ledezma said.  “Even having the College […]

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