Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach woman who ran unlicensed day care where baby died will be sentenced today

VIRGINIA BEACH<p>A woman who admitted running an unlicensed home day care where a 4-month-old girl died last summer is due in court this morning for …

Crime

Here's What You Have to Earn to Get a Mortgage in America's 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas

An affordable housing crisis is growing across America, as home ownership prices keep growing at a pace unmatched by incomes and new construction. …

Real Estate

Uber driver cleared of rape charges works to clear his name

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A former Uber driver is still feeling the fallout from charges that have since been dismissed.<p>Sewanou Yoro, 34, was …

Uber

Governor announces grant to help new cidery

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced a new state grant to help a cidery open a new facility in Virginia Beach.<p>McAuliffe announced Monday that …

Business

Here's How Much People Really Pay In Rent

Did you know that most studies of average rents pull their data from apartment listings? That can provide a pretty accurate snapshot of the prices a …

Real Estate

Virginia Governor Defies Trump on Paris Climate Deal, Pushes Investments in Solar & Wind

This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.<p>This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.<p>At the U.N. Climate Summit in Bonn, …

Terry McAuliffe

USWNT Finishes Second in Pool A Following Win Over Host Nation at Sentinel Homes Hockey World League Final

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – November 20, 2017 – A home crowd at the North Harbour Hockey Stadium made the atmosphere exciting as the U.S. Women’s …

Team USA

U.Va. players looking forward, not to the past in Virginia Tech rivalry

Ask Micah Kiser about Virginia’s 13-game losing streak against its fiercest rival, and the plain-talking senior linebacker makes a pretty good …

Hampton Roads

Middle-Class Families Confront Soaring Health Insurance Costs

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Health Care

Can Democrats Win the House? Early Clues Emerge

The Democrats’ unexpectedly large, nine-point victory in the Virginia governor’s race last week has sparked hopes within the party that a “suburban surge” will carry it in next year’s elections to a majority in the House.<p>In particular, Democrats are looking to the hefty margins their candidate won …

U.S. Politics

Northam to move Layne from transportation to finance

Virginia's secretary of transportation will be moving to a new role in Gov.-elect Ralph Northam's administration: secretary of finance.<p>The …

Business

Virginia Beach detective's Facebook posts could impact his pending cases

VIRGINIA BEACH<p>The Police Department is investigating at least one potentially racist comment a detective posted on his Facebook page, and it could …

Crime

Developer's attorney says city violated the arena agreement. Virginia Beach braces for lawsuit.

VIRGINIA BEACH<p>The arena developer's attorney has made it clear the company doesn't plan to walk away from the deal without a fight.<p>After the City …

Hampton Roads

Small Cities are Rethinking Effective Procurement

<i>This story was produced with support from the City Accelerator program.</i><p>When cities contract with the private sector for goods and services, they tend …

Hampton Roads

This is what it was like to record Wanderland, Kelis’s long lost masterpiece

Andrew Coleman, longtime engineer for The Neptunes, remembers making Kelis’s sophomore album, which was never released in the U.S.<p>Kelis’s sophomore …

Music

These Are The Top 10 Best Cities to Raise a Family

If family is your priority, it makes sense to want to live somewhere known for being family-friendly, right? Whether you're planning a family in the …

Cost of Living

Phoenix getting more jobs along transit lines, but still trails competitors - Phoenix Business Journal

By Mike Sunnucks <br>– Senior Reporter, Phoenix Business Journal<p>Nov 13, 2017, 6:54am MST<p>Phoenix still doesn’t rank high compared to other big U.S. cities …

Urban Design

Virginia bridal shop gives free dresses to military women, first responders

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – For brides-to-be, there’s a lot of stress that goes into planning the big day.<p>Many people in Hampton Roads are also …

Weddings

Adam and Eve in Virginia Beach | November 1924

In early November 1924, The Ledger-Dispatch, Norfolk’s afternoon newspaper, announced it was sponsoring an “Adam and Eve” experiment to see if a …

Hampton Roads

The most exciting city to visit in every state — and the most boring one you can probably skip

Debates about "best" and "worst" cities elicit strong feelings. It's a tricky issue because such debates are largely subjective.<p>So Business Insider attempted to use data to definitively prove which are the most exciting and most boring cities in every state across America.<p>To do that, we took counts …

North Dakota

Trump opposition inspires Dem focus on statehouse wins

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would "drain the swamp" in Washington. Progressives are hoping to make good on that vow, leveraging anti-Trump feeling to limit corporate influence in statehouses across the country.<p>They point to what just happened in Virginia, where Democrats …

Government

A pedal car brouhaha: Virginia Beach company claims competitor copied its design

A high-carbon steel frame. An adjustable, high-back racing seat. A sporty steering wheel.<p>No, it’s not the latest Tesla. It’s a low-riding pedal car …

Hampton Roads

UFC-Norfolk official weigh-in video highlights, photos: Plenty of fireworks on tap in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The weigh-ins are in the books for Saturday’s UFC debut in Norfolk, Va., and free TV is getting arguably one of its top cards …

UFC

What Colorado Should Take Away From the Virginia Gubernatorial Election

On Tuesday night, Democrat Ralph Northam won Virginia's gubernatorial election against Republican Ed Gillespie, beating him by nearly nine points, …

Elections

Yes, you know all about craft beer. But Virginia Beach does it differently.

In so many cities across the country, craft beer is no longer an outlier or a novelty — it comes standard, almost to be expected. So how does any one …

Hampton Roads

N.J. family mourns son killed by alleged drunken driver in Virginia

LOGAN TWP. -- A South Jersey family is mourning the loss of a son killed in a crash with an alleged drunk driver.<p>Daniel C. Dill, who served with the …

Crime

The 25 Best Places For Veterans To Live

[id=0]<p>Veterans thinking of shipping off to a new city should consider the obvious factors like cost of living and regional economic health. But they may also want to understand the size of the veteran population, whether the local job market has a demand for military skills and the quality of its …

Incorporated

Zillow: Climate change could make nearly 2 million more U.S. homes susceptible to future flooding

The term “underwater” — used frequently to refer to homeowners who owed more on their mortgage than their property was worth — has a more frightening meaning in a study by <b>Zillow</b>.<p>Zillow’s new analysis of the potential impact of climate change on homes across the country projects that 1.9 million …

Real Estate

Fil-Am political newbie in Virginia wins her first run for office

Winner of a seat in Virginia’s House of Delegates Kelly Convirs-Fowler.<p>VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – A Filipino American political novice, a Democrat, …

Elections

Deadlines don't seem to apply in Virginia Beach arena deal that never dies

Columnist Kerry Dougherty says the clock's run out, but that hasn't stopped the city's politicians from holding out hope for an arena near the …

Hampton Roads