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  • Local cities rank among best in U.S. for millennial college students

    WASHINGTON — As millennials embark on their search for the perfect college, new research suggests several places in the D.C. area are some of the most appealing. A ranking by college search website, OnlineColleges.com, found that D.C.,…

  • 2 dead in Virginia Beach house

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) _ Virginia Beach police say two people have been found dead inside a home. Media outlets report that police responding to a call found the bodies shortly after 4 a.m. Friday.…

  • 2 dead in Virginia Beach mobile home fire

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Fire officials in Virginia Beach say two people have died in a mobile home blaze. Media outlets report the fire was reported shortly after 6 a.m. Friday at the County…

  • Va. Beach wants lost, stolen guns reported

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach’s City Council wants the General Assembly to require owners to report lost or stolen guns. Media outlets report that the proposal is part of the city’s legislative agenda.…

  • Calif. brewery breaks ground on Va. location

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A California-based brewery has broken ground on a new location in Virginia. Green Flash Brewing Co. held a groundbreaking ceremony in Virginia Beach on Monday. The brewery is headquartered in…

  • Va. man dies in paragliding accident

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a man has died in a paragliding accident south of Chesapeake. Media outlets report 27-year-old Jeff Toll of Virginia Beach was piloting the paraglider when it struck…

  • Coast Guard helps leaky boat off Virginia coast

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has assisted a recreational fishing boat that took on water in the Atlantic Ocean. The 46-foot vessel with six adults and two children aboard was about…

  • Swimming advisory issued for Va. Beach oceanfront

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Health officials have issued a swimming advisory for parts of the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The advisory prohibits swimming and wading from 22nd Street to 37th Street. An earlier advisory from…

  • Virginia Beach man found unconscious in pool dies

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Beach man who was found unconscious in a backyard swimming pool has died. Virginia Beach EMS spokesman Ed Brazle tells media outlets that family members found the man…

  • West Nile virus found in Va. Beach mosquitoes

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach officials says mosquitoes in some parts of the city have tested positive for West Nile virus. Media outlets report the testing occurred over the past three weeks. West…

  • Virginia Beach: 5 free things for visitors to do

    BROCK VERGAKIS Associated Press VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. It’s the largest city in Virginia, which means there are plenty of things to do throughout the year for…

  • Va. Beach woman looks for answers in son’s death

    Damion Wilkins fell during a hike and couldn\’t be revived.

  • Va. Beach woman accused of tax fraud

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Beach woman has been indicted on charges of falsifying 22 tax returns. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1mDsGXo) reports 45-year-old Arthia Allen was arrested Tuesday and released on bond after an…

  • National lifeguard contest in Va. Beach next month

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — More than 1,200 lifeguards will head to Virginia Beach next month for a national competition. The National Lifeguard Championships will crown individual and team champions at the event being held…

  • Va. teen runner died of cardiac arrhythmia

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A medical examiner has determined that a heart rhythm problem caused the death of a teenager who collapsed after completing a half-marathon in Virginia Beach. The Virginian Pilot (http://bit.ly/1koIMUW )…