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The fire did not pose any threat to Oceana and base officials were notified of the situation. Southside Daily/Courtesy of Virginia Beach Fire Department)

He wanted to get warm, so he climbed down a sewer and started a fire

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- A homeless man is in the hospital being treated for minor smoke inhalation after starting a fire inside a sewer drain. It all...
A bulldog goes for a walk on the beach in Virginia Beach

If you let your dog run on the beach, you’ll want to go to this

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Police here will be hosting a community forum April 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Law Enforcement Training Academy to get public...
Ellen Neufeldt (Southside Daily/Courtesy of ODU)

ODU vice prez appointed president of California State University San Marcos

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NORFOLK -- Ellen Neufeldt, vice president for Student Engagement and Enrollment Services at Old Dominion University, has been appointed president of California State University...
Kri’Shawn D. Beamon was arrested by Norfolk Police and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a William & Mary football player (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the City of Norfolk Police)

Chesapeake man arrested in connection with the shooting death of William & Mary football player

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NORFOLK — A Chesapeake man has been arrested on charges stemming from a shooting on West 43rd Street that killed a William & Mary...
More than 130 people packed a conference room in Building 19 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center Monday for the start of three City Council election recounts (Joshua Weinstein/Southside Daily)

2019 election is coming up — but remnants of the 2018 elections keep hanging on

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VIRGINIA BEACH — The 2019 election is right around the corner, but the 2018 election season is still playing in the background. Between allegations of fraud,...
(Southside Daily/courtesy of Autism Speaks)

Police are learning how to handle those on the autism spectrum – and it’s coming from one of their own

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NORFOLK -- Lt. Alan Johnson of the city's police department is working to make sure that every officer learns how to recognize and handle...
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Beach Breach Weekly: Have you seen these people?

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VIRGINIA BEACH — Southside Daily has partnered with the city’s police department and the Virginia Beach Crime Solvers to raise awareness about persons of interest in the...
VA Beach Go Beachless

‘Go Beachless’ or ‘We stand for sand’: Which side are you on?

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VIRGINIA BEACH — The Convention and Visitors Bureau here launched its summer 2019 “Go Beachless / Go Beach” campaign. The ads — a departure from past campaigns that highlighted...

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