governor northam

In an update to Virginia residents, Governor Northam addressed measures taken by the state to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. While not issuing any executive orders, Governor Northam made several recommendations. Foremost, he told the public to abstain from gatherings exceeding 10 people. The guideline follows statements madeContinue Reading

wind farm

Image by F. Hermann and S. Richter A proposed wind farm for the Outer Banks requires grid connections most likely stationed in Virginia Beach. As a result, the city stands to gain nearly 10,000 jobs from the wind farm. Plans identify Kitty Hawk in North Carolina as the site forContinue Reading

casinos

Virginia state lawmakers displayed a willingness to reverse the state’s historic ban on casinos in a committee vote Tuesday. The legislation advanced by the senate committee proposes local referendums for 5 cities in Virginia to choose whether or not to permit casinos to open there. The 5 cities consist ofContinue Reading

mass shooting

A pair of Virginia Beach delegates call for an investigation on the state level of the mass shooting that took place last year in their hometown. It would be the third investigation, though it would be the first at a state level. The mass shooting took place in May ofContinue Reading

gun rights

Earlier this month, gun rights advocates rallied outside Virginia Beach City Council to advocate for Second Amendment sanctuary. They sought to influence the adoption of a resolution suspending resources for gun control enforcement. The crowd amassed outside the building after they reached capacity inside during the December 3 meeting ofContinue Reading

mass shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – A Virginia woman, Teniqu Cushman will spend almost seven years in prison for the plotting of murdering her former sugar daddy. The attack ultimately led to the death of a Norfolk elementary school teacher, who was gunned down in the form of mistaken identity.   Furthermore,Continue Reading

VDOT

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – In two separate crashes, two Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) employees were injured while assisting disabled vehicles. Just before 11:30 p.m. on Friday, VDOT worker Kenneth Scott Amerson stepped outside of his truck to help several stopped vehicles. According to a news release from state policeContinue Reading

flyover ramp

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – After its initial opening was delayed, the new flyover ramp is set to open this week in Virginia Beach. According to a statement made by the Virginia Department of Transportation via a tweet on Twitter, the flyover ramp will run from Interstate 64 West to Interstate 264Continue Reading

police shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – The criminal investigation into the Municipal Center mass shooting is almost complete. However, according to Virginia Beach’s police chief, the full report may not be released, just yet. Still, Chief James Cervera, of the Virginia Beach Police Department addressed the Virginia Beach City Council Tuesday afternoon.Continue Reading

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – Virginia Beach police officers ended a large cocaine deal. Specifically, the incident occurred on Tuesday night. Additionally, the event took place in front of a Virginia Beach Walmart. There, officials took part in a federal drug bust. Furthermore, officials arrested three suspects as a result ofContinue Reading