ICYMI: LGBTQ historians, gun petition, independent mass shooting probe and more

Check out the stories people were talking about in this week's 'In Case You Missed It.'

With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Get in on the conversation. Here are this week’s most-read stories.

A long way to go

A local LGBTQ historian says that while the community has come a long way, there is still a very long way to go. READ MORE.

LGBTQ historian: ‘We have come a long way, there is still a very long way to go’

Calls for an independent probe

Calls for an independent investigation have been mounting on city officials with the latest coming from State Dels. Cheryl Turpin D-85, and Kelly Fowler D- 21 in a letter to all council members. READ MORE.

Pressure mounting: City Council gears toward possible independent probe on the May 31 mass shooting

Gun petition

A human resource policy prohibits city employees to carry firearms to work, but on May 31, a nine-year city employee opened fire inside of Municipal Center Building 2 after sending a resignation email to his supervisor. READ MORE.

VB Public Works employee revisits safety petition from 2016 to find mass shooting victim supported it

Let’s talk mental health

The public has questioned whether the mass shooter showed signs before the attack, but city officials have rebutted those suspicions saying in recent statements, he was a “satisfactory” worker. READ MORE.

Virginia Beach City Council includes mental health in their gun violence discussion

Bringing character to the ViBe

A new building intends to bring quality and character to the ViBe. READ MORE.

New building intends to bring quality and character to the ViBe. Here’s how

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