ICYMI: E-scooter injuries, Ice rink, HIV-positive kidney transplant 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.

E-scooter injuries

Within the last month, medical professionals at  Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital treated twice as many patients who’d suffered from e-scooter-related injuries than they did patients who were in car crashes.

After 1 month of tracking e-scooter injuries: Here’s what professionals at Sentara found

Norfolk PD is No. 1

NPD beat the Seattle Police Department.

Norfolk PD bags $100K top lip sync challenge prize

It’s for a good cause

Officials at the aquarium recently announced they’ve received and approved a final proof from the DMV and the plate is “headed for production” with release into DMV locations estimated for late fall.

License plates benefiting the Virginia Aquarium are headed for production

Ice, ice baby

They’re working to enter into a public-private partnership to develop and build the $10 million, 90,000 square-foot facility at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex with a mission to serve a purpose beyond the rink with its after school programs.

This military-centered organization is proposing a new ice arena in Virginia Beach

Kidney donation

He donated one of his kidneys as part of the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act clinical trial at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

He’s HIV-positive and donated one of his kidneys. The recipient, also HIV-positive

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John Mangalonzo (john@localvoicemedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.