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.
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
Mourners in Virginia Beach said prayers on Monday at 12 crosses erected in memory of those whose lives were lost at the hands of a gunman who opened fire at a municipal building last Friday. Rough Cut..
Police evacuate people from a building in this still image taken from video following a shooting incident at the municipal center in Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S. May 31, 2019. WAVY-TV/NBC/via REUTERS..
Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer on Saturday commended the "heroes" who engaged a shooter in tactical gunfire during the Virginia Beach mass shooting on Friday that left at least 12 people killed. Rough..