Virginia Beach

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Police: Man Took Girl, 12, He Met Online to Hotel

A Virginia man accused of taking a 12-year-old Pennsylvania girl he met online to a hotel told investigators he knew her age and planned to have sexual contact with her, police said.


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6-Time Bank Robber Sentenced In Va.

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 36 years in prison for his role in six bank robberies.


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Cargo Ship Grounded in Windy Chesapeake Bay

The Coast Guard said the weather was to blame for the grounding of the 751-foot bulk carrier the Ornak and for a collision of two other vessels Tuesday night.


Rendering of the Capital Wheel, to open in May at National Harbor in Maryland. (Courtesy of National Harbor)

Va. Beach Planners Reject Giant Ferris Wheel

Virginia Beach planners have rejected a company’s proposal to erect a giant Ferris wheel at the Oceanfront.


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Ex-Va. School Worker Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Student

A former school security assistant has pleaded guilty to charges that she had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student.


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Virginia Beach Eases Ban on Dogs on Boardwalk

Dog lovers will be allowed to take their pets on Virginia Beach’s popular Boardwalk at the height of tourism season.


Sixth-grader Adrionna Harris was suspended because she did not immediately report a razor incident with another student to teachers. (Getty Images)

Girl Suspended From School Over Razor Incident Allowed To Return

Virginia Beach girl allowed to return to school after being good Samaritan.


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Va. Beach Wants to Avoid Repeat of Rowdy ’13 Event

Virginia Beach officials and business owners say they want to avoid a repeat of last year’s rowdy College Weekend event.


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Navy: Jet Crash Pilot Listed in Good Condition

The Navy says the condition of a fighter pilot whose jet crashed off the coast of Virginia is improving.


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Navy Fighter Jet Crashes in Atlantic Ocean off Virginia

A Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Atlantic waters off Virginia and the lone pilot was in critical condition after he ejected and was rescued, the Navy said.