Latest Virginia Beach News

Exotic pet cat on the loose in Virginia roamed from NC home

Apr. 11, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A big African cat has been prowling around Virginia's largest city. The Virginian-Pilot reported Thursday that animal control officials say the serval cat roamed from his owner's house on North Carolina's Outer Banks to Virginia Beach, a distance of about 80 miles (129...

Man, 80, charged in 1973 killings of women in beach cottage

Apr. 10, 2019 8:49 AM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An 80-year-old New York man has been arrested on charges that he killed two young women in a beach cottage nearly half a century ago in Virginia, police said Tuesday. Ernest Broadnax was arrested in New York City on Monday and faces two counts of second-degree murder and one count of...

Navy: 1 hurt in domestic shooting at base, shooter killed

Apr. 5, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Navy officials say a male sailor shot and wounded a female sailor assigned to the same squadron before security personnel at a Virginia base fatally shot him. Naval Air Station Oceana's commanding officer, Capt. Chad Vincelette, said in a statement that the domestic shooting took...

Dozens of dead animals once again found in woman's freezer

Mar. 20, 2019 7:52 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a Virginia Beach woman has once again been found to be in possession of dozens of dead animals. The Virginian-Pilot reports authorities responding to the home Monday found more than 100 dead animals, 24 live cats and a live dog. Animal Control...

Pharrell to launch music festival in Virginia Beach in April

Mar. 4, 2019 9:10 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Pharrell is heading home to Virginia Beach to launch a new music and culture festival. The Grammy-winning superstar announced Monday SOMETHING IN THE WATER, a multi-day event he's calling a "cultural experience" that will debut April 26-28. He will perform on a stage set on the beach; other...