Virginia Beach is an independent city located on the southeastern coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 437,994; in 2018, it was estimated to be 450,138. Although mostly suburban in character, it is the most populous city in Virginia and the 44th most populous city in the nation.
Located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach is included in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. This area, known as "America's First Region", also includes the independent cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk, as well as other smaller cities, counties, and towns of Hampton Roads.
The Virginia Beach city engineer who shot dead 12 people at his workplace and wounded four on May 31 left virtually no clues to his motive, sending an ordinary work email five minutes before his deadly.. Reuters - Published
Mayors across the country are asking Washington to take action on gun control. CBS News’ Adriana Diaz sat down with four mayors, from different political parties, whose cities have been shaken by gun.. CBS News - Published
Former boxing champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after he was hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach on Monday say Whitaker was a pedestrian when struck by the car.. CBS News - Published
This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan interviews Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, Sen. John Kennedy and Sen. Joe Manchin, and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.. CBS News - Published
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that he'll recall lawmakers to the state Capitol in the coming weeks to take up a package of gun-control legislation to prevent killings, like Friday's mass.. USATODAY.com - Published
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced plans to call state legislators back to the capital to consider new legislation to address gun violence in the wake of a workplace shooting in Virginia Beach... CBS News - Published
New details are emerging about the 12 people who were shot and killed at a municipal building in Virginia Beach. Survivors said active shooter training may have saved lives. Jeff Pegues reports. CBS News - Published
Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera took USA TODAY through some of the body camera footage of Friday's mass shooting, saying he worries about the mental recovery of his officers.
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The massacre on Friday of 12 people at a Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building was the work a veteran employee who had sent in his resignation hours before opening fire, according to police. Reuters - Published
The mass shooting in Virginia Beach that left 12 people dead has reignited the debate about silencers. The gunman used at least one .45-caliber pistol with a suppressor. CBS News' Errol Barnett has the.. CBS News - Published
The 12 victims of Friday's mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building included an engineer who had recently taken up the bagpipes, an account clerk with a beautiful singing voice and a.. Reuters - Published
Investigators are trying to determine the motive for the shooting of 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building. The suspect is DeWayne Craddock, a 40-year-old engineer and 15-year employee of.. CBS News - Published
Virginia Beach police say the gunman who killed a dozen people appeared to have no specific targets. Those 12 people were killed at a municipal building on Friday. The shooter, who worked in that.. CBS News - Published
The president lands in London this morning after a blast at Meghan Markle and the mayor who said he doesn't deserve a state visit. Also, a survivor of the Virginia Beach shooting remembers the.. CBS News - Published
Here's the latest for Monday June 3rd: President Trump begins trip to Britain; Vigil held for Virginia Beach shooting victims; Teenage girl attacked by shark on North Carolina coast; Flooding in.. USATODAY.com - Published