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A couple rides on a rented Bird scooter at Virginia Beach's boardwalk. (Southside Daily/Lucretia Cunningham)

Here’s the deal: E-scooters banned from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- City Council voted 6-5 in their formal meeting Tuesday night to approve an ordinance banning e-scooters on streets where the speed...
Team members from Hillard Heintze are conducting the independent review into the May 31 shooting tragedy. (Southside Daily/Lucretia Cunningham)

VB Ministers Conference: City auditor and Hillard Heintze have conflicting messages on mass shooting independent probe

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Continuing what they said was their calling to be the voice for those who are without, the Virginia Beach Interdenominational Ministers...

Norfolk Police among the top 30 in lip sync challenge competition — a shot at $100K

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NORFOLK -- After their lip sync rendition video of Bruno Mars's "Uptown Funk" went viral last summer, the Norfolk Police Department announced Tuesday they're...
(Southside Daily/Melanie Occhiuzzo)

Virginia Beach Tragedy fund donations are making its way to victims and their families

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Victims from the municipal center mass shooting and their families will be getting a portion of the funds collected by United...
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There’s a new drop off location for trash in Norfolk

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NORFOLK -- The city's department of Emergency Preparedness and Response wants residents to take action in keeping things clean by properly disposing of trash. A...
Virginia Beach City Manager David Hansen (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the City of Virginia Beach)

VB Councilman John Moss: City Manager Dave Hansen makes more than the governor

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- City Council is voting Tuesday to either raise or stay annual salaries for "City Council appointees" including City Manager Dave Hansen,...
Virginia Beach residents visit a memorial outside of Building 11 dedicated to the 12 victims lost in the Municipal Center shooting. (Southside Daily/Lucretia Cunningham)

Virginia crime commission begins hearing on gun violence

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As the Virginia State Crime Commission began a hearing Monday on proposals to stem gun violence, Gov. Ralph Northam urged lawmakers to pass "commonsense"...
AEDs will be in all of Norfolk Police Department patrol vehicles. (Southside Daily/courtesy of Pixabay)

Here’s another way Virginia Beach public schools are keeping students safe

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- The school district is constantly working to keep its students safe and officials are doing more than evaluating outside threats to...