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Rapper Wiz Khalifa and friends bring tour to Farm Bureau Live

Daily Press Entertainment - - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:29:00 GMT

Rapper Wiz Khalifa brings his "Under the Influence of Music" tour to the Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach on Saturday. (It is not clear whether Khalifa will be under the influence of anything else on Saturday night, but his shows tend to be dominated by songs, raps and stage banter on the topic of marijuana.) The tour also includes Mack Wilds, Jeezy, Sage the Gemini, Ty Dolla $ign and many others. Tickets are $36-$78. Info: thefarmbureaulive.com or 757-368-3000.

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Musical party with Dave Matthews Band

Daily Press Entertainment - - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:29:00 GMT

The Dave Matthews Band, that eclectic rock outfit that sprang to stardom out of the Charlottesville bar scene some 20 years ago, rolls its annual summer tour into Virginia Beach on Friday night for a show at The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater. As always, it will be a combination of jam concert and all-out party on the lawn. On this tour, Matthews and the band are opening with a full acoustic set, then coming back out on stage after a break to deliver a fully plugged-in electric set. Tickets are $53-$90. thefarmbureaulive.com or 757-368-3000.

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Va. Beach woman accused of tax fraud

Virginia NBC29 News - - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:52:00 EDT

A Virginia Beach woman has been indicted on charges of falsifying 22 tax returns.

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Crews cleaning up oil spill near Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach

WVEC 13 News - - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:22:30 GMT

Authorities were called to the 300 block of Winston Salem Avenue just after 10:15 a.m. Tuesday.

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Francesca's, West Elm to open in Virginia Beach Town Center

Daily Press Business News - By Tara Bozick , 757-247-4741 - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:29:00 GMT

Houston-based women's fashion and gifts boutique retailer Francesca's and Brooklyn-based home furnishings retailer West Elm plan to open stores in Virginia Beach Town Center next year.

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Man accused of trying to kidnap baby at gunpoint in Virginia Beach

WVEC 13 News - - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:05:54 GMT

Police say 48-year-old Bryan Lowe approached a father who had his baby in the back of his vehicle, pulled out a gun, and demanded the father give him the baby.

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Person accused of trying to kidnap baby at gunpoint in Virginia Beach

Hampton Roads 13 WVEC - -

The father, who had the infant in the back of his vehicle was approached by a man who at some point, produced a handgun and threatened to take the infant.

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Virginia Beach man accused of threatening to abduct baby

Daily Press Tidewater Crime News - By Andrea Castillo , 757-247-4635 - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:36:00 GMT

A 48-year-old man was arrested by Virginia Beach police after being accused of threatening to abduct a baby.

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POLICE: Man attempts to abduct infant from father at gunpoint in Virginia Beach

WVEC 13 News - -

The father, who had the infant in the back of his vehicle was approached by a man who at some point, produced a handgun and threatened to take the infant.

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Va. Beach provides online video of bridge project

Virginia NBC29 News - - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:06:00 EDT

Virginia Beach residents and commuters can watch the progress of a bridge replacement project online.

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Crews make quick work of fire at business in Virginia Beach

WVEC 13 News - -

VIRGINIA BEACH -- A fire at VB Restaurant Equipment shut down part of South Witchduck Road for more than an hour Sunday. Battalion Chief Billy...

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Shelling butterbeans is still alive at Va. market

Roanoke Times Dispatch - News - - Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:53:00 -0400

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - First, know this: lima beans they're not.

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Virginia Beach man drowns in Lake Gaston

WVEC 13 News - -

Thomas Christopher Boyle was swimming in a cove when he drowned. His body was recovered by divers from the Littleton Volunteer Fire Department and Roanoke Valley Rescue Squad around 10:30pm.

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UPDATE - Large gas leak that forced evacuation of several blocks in Va. Beach sealed

Hampton Roads 13 WVEC - -

Virginia Beach Emergency Services ordered the evacuation of everyone in an area several blocks large in the vicinity of the intersection of Centerville Turnpike and Lynnhaven Parkway.

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Two injured in jet ski incident in Virginia Beach

Daily Press News - - Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:56:00 GMT

Two people were injured in an incident in Virginia Beach involving a jet ski, a fire department spokeswoman said.

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Two people hurt in Jet Ski accident

WVEC 13 News - - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:57:49 GMT

Virginia Beach fire units are on the scene of an accident involving a Jet Ski in waters off of Spigel Dr., which is itself off of Great Neck Rd., in which two people have been injured. One person's injury is described as traumatic, and the other as a burn injury. We have a crew enroute.

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Large gas leak forces evacuation of several blocks in Va. Beach

WVEC 13 News - - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:22:09 GMT

A natural gas leak in an eight-inch line has led Virginia Beach Emergency Services to order the evacuation of everyone in an area several blocks large in the vicinity of the intersection of Centerville Road and Lynnhaven Parkway. Motorists should avoid the area.

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Moderate rip current risk issued for Va. Beach, OBX

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The advisory was issued for beaches in Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks through Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

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Philly Pretzel Factory opens in Newport News, more coming to region

Daily Press Business News - By Tara Bozick , 757-247-4741 - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:32:00 GMT

The region&rsquo:s first Philly Pretzel Factory is open for business inside the Walmart at 12401 Jefferson Ave. A franchisee is bringing the Philadelphia-style soft pretzel chain to Walmarts in Hampton, Norfolk and Virginia Beach, too.

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Police investigating shooting in Virginia Beach

Daily Press Tidewater Crime News - By Sarah Pawlowski - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:48:00 GMT

A man was taken to the hospital early Friday morning after he was shot, Virginia Beach police said.

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TRAFFIC: Crash causing delays on eastbound I-264 in Virginia Beach

Daily Press News - - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:52:00 GMT

An accident on eastbound I-264 in Virginia Beach is causing delays near Little Neck Road.

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Man shot on Rosemont Road in Virginia Beach

WVEC 13 News - -

Officers were called to the 700 block of South Rosemont Road around 12:15 a.m. where they found a man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was taken to the hospital.

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Report: Hobby Lobby wants to build a Bible museum

Daily Press Entertainment - - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:44:00 GMT

The New York Times reports that Hobby Lobby, the craft retailer that's opening a new store in Virginia Beach soon, is planning to build a museum dedicated to the Holy Bible. Read the story Times story here .

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Top Hampton Roads little league administrator charged for umpire assault

WVEC 13 News - - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:07:04 GMT

The charges against Andy Adler were filed after an umpire says he was assaulted after a championship game in Virginia Beach on July 3rd

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Top Hampton Roads little league administrator charged with assaulting umpire

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The charges against Andy Adler were filed after an umpire says he was assaulted after a championship game in Virginia Beach on July 3rd

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Bobby Brown is out, but the rest of New Edition (and Salt-N-Pepa) will be in Virginia Beach

Daily Press News - By Mike Holtzclaw - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:58:00 GMT

 There's good news and bad news regarding the New Edition concert at The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach on Friday night.

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Bobby Brown backs out of New Edition's show in Virginia Beach | Popcorn

Daily Press Entertainment - By Mike Holtzclaw - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:58:00 GMT

 There's good news and bad news regarding the New Edition concert at The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach on Friday night.

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Canadian marine product manufacturer to bring 70 jobs to Virginia Beach

Daily Press Business News - - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:32:00 GMT

Vancouver-based Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd. plans to open its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Virginia Beach, adding 70 jobs over the next three years, the city announced Tuesday.

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Husband settles lawsuit in wife's Va. Beach jail death

Roanoke Times Dispatch - News - - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:38:00 -0400

A man whose wife died in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center has settled a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Husband settles lawsuit in wife's Va. jail death

Virginia NBC29 News - - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 03:12:00 EDT

A man whose wife died in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center has settled a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Canadian firm will create 70 jobs in Virginia Beach

Roanoke Times Dispatch - News - - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:30:00 -0400

Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd., a Canada-based manufacturer of marine and industrial products, will invest $3 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation in Virginia Beach.

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Anderson's garden center in Newport News to open store in Virginia Beach

Daily Press Business News - By Nicole Paitsel , npaitsel@dailypress.com - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:32:37 GMT

Anderson's Home and Garden Showplace in Newport News plans to open a store in Virginia Beach, the retailer announced Tuesday.

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National lifeguard contest in Va. Beach next month

Virginia NBC29 News - - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:10:00 EDT

More than 1,200 lifeguards will head to Virginia Beach next month for a national competition.

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Young Henrico runner died of cardiac arrhythmia, family plans memorial 5K

NBC12 News Richmond - - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 01:08:00 EDT

A medical examiner ruled that a Henrico teenager lost her life because of a heart rhythm problem, as the young runner crossed the finish line of a Virginia Beach half marathon in March.

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Henrico teen runner died of cardiac arrhythmia

NBC12 News Richmond - - Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:58:00 EDT

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.

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Va. teen runner died of cardiac arrhythmia

Fox 5 WTTG Virginia News - - Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:34:00 EDT

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.

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Cameron Gallagher's Parents Learn Cause of Teen's Death

WRIC Abc 8 News - - Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:41:00 EDT

Almost four months later, David and Grace Gallagher now know what caused the death of their 16-year-old daughter Cameron Gallagher: A heart condition called cardiac arrhythmia."Which is a condition where the electrical impulses in your heart stop. And that happened right after the race," said David Gallagher.Cameron had just completed the Shamrock Half Marathon in Virginia Beach when she suddenly collapsed. She later died in the hospital."Grace and I are convinced that this was something of a...

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Churches in Virginia Beach damaged by violent storm recovering and looking ahead

WVEC 13 News - - Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:29:32 GMT

Star Of The Sea Catholic Church and Beachlawn Baptist Church were able to hold services on this Sunday. Both are in the area where the tornado hit last Thursday.

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McDonnell appointees contribute to legal defense

Breaking News Va Times Dispatch - - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:52:00 -0400

W. Sheppard Miller III, a Virginia Beach business leader and former member of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, recently donated $5,000 to former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s legal defense fund.

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Virginia Beach man dies after being struck on interstate

Daily Press Tidewater Crime News - - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:10:21 GMT

A Virginia Beach man died Friday after he was struck on I-64 east while waiting for assistance after his car broke down the day before, according to state police.

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Maker Movement takes hold of Hampton Roads | With Video

Daily Press News - By Tara Bozick, tbozick@dailypress.com - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:53:00 GMT

Local public institutions on Peninsula and Virginia Beach are jumping on board with plans to create makerspaces The guys at North Street Labs love a challenge, whether it's making an 800-bag, 6-story Doritos vending machine activated by Tweets from above a concert stage or a metal tree sculpture equipped with sensors to translate motion into sounds.

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Maker Movement takes hold of region

Daily Press Business News - By Tara Bozick, tbozick@dailypress.com - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:53:00 GMT

Local public institutions on Peninsula and Virginia Beach are jumping on board with plans to create makerspaces The guys at North Street Labs love a challenge, whether it's making an 800-bag, 6-story Doritos vending machine activated by Tweets from above a concert stage or a metal tree sculpture equipped with sensors to translate motion into sounds.

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13News Now meteorologist Jeff Lawson explains the storm damage

WVEC 13 Weather - - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 01:58:43 GMT

The damage along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront was caused by straight-line winds in some areas and a weak tornado in others.

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Confirmed tornado touched down in Va. Beach; 12 hurt

Weather DC WJLA 7 - - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:46:39 EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP/WJLA) - The National Weather Service confirmed a weak tornado touched down near the oceanfront in Virginia Beach on Thursday, causing extensive damage in the city.

Meteorologist Bill Sammler said Friday an examination of the damage caused by the storm revealed that a twister with winds of 70 to 75 mph lashed the tourist city. He said the tornado was rated an EF-0.

About a dozen people required hospital treatment for injuries.

The storm also ripped the siding off homes, toppled utility poles and blew out some windows at oceanfront hotels and businesses.

Virginia Beach Fire Department Battalion Chief Amy Valdez said a church even had its steeple knocked down.

Police closed off several blocks of the city while damage was assessed and told the public to stay away.

In addition to wind damage, the storm also caused street flooding in Virginia Beach, making some roads impassable.

Dominion Virginia Power reported more than 5,000 customers were without power in southeastern Virginia late Thursday, with about 3,700 of those in Virginia Beach.

Thursday's was the second tornado over the past week to hit Virginia Beach. The weather service previously confirmed an EF-0 tornado there early in the morning of July 4 from Hurricane Arthur's rain bands.

It carried winds of 65 to 85 mph as it moved into the area briefly, toppling trees, damaging siding and buildings. But no injuries were reported.

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Dominion crews working to restore power to Virginia Beach

WVEC 13 News - - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:18:42 GMT

Part of 16th street is closed while power crews work to clean up damage from Thursday's powerful storm.

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Twist Martini bar coming to Virginia Beach Town Center

Daily Press Business News - - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:25:00 GMT

Twist Martini will move into the former Havana Nights space in Virginia Beach Town Center with a grand opening scheduled for September, Divaris Real Estate announced.

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DAYBREAK DAILY: Virginia revenue falls short by $438 million, free slurpee day at 7-Eleven

ABC 7 WJLA News - - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:21:51 EST

ABC7 WEATHER: Patchy fog. Partly to mostly sunny. Less Humid. Highs in the mid-80s. http://wj.la/1ivsSwP

&lsquo:GOOD MORNING WASHINGTON&rsquo:: Among the reports &ndash: Two people were seriously injured in a car accident in Clinton, Maryland: a Prince George&rsquo:s County police officer who was injured during a traffic stop will visit colleagues the police headquarters on Friday: much more, beginning at 4:30 a.m.

FREE SLURPEE DAY: Convenience store 7-Eleven will handing out free Slurpees from 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday to celebrate the Slurpees' 87th birthday. 7-Eleven will also offer week-long specials for those who download the 7-Eleven app and present coupons for the following on the corresponding dates: on Saturday, July 12, the store will give out a Big Gulp, followed by M&:M&rsquo:s®: Brand Birthday Cake Chocolate Candies on Sunday, July 13: Grandma&rsquo:s Cookies on Monday, July 14: Hostess®: Twinkies on Tuesday, July 15: TWIX®: or Snickers®: Brand Ice Cream Bar on Wednesday, July 16: Quaker®: Chewy®: Yogurt Snack Bar on Thursday, July 17: Pillsbury®: Cookies on Friday, July 18: and a small Slurpee drink on Saturday, July 19.

VIRGINIA REVENUE FALLS SHORT: Virginia ended fiscal 2014 with a $438.5 million shortfall, a 1.6 percent drop from the year before. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration announced the shortfall yesterday. His office did not say whether the shortfall would lead to budget cuts.

The judge in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case says he will rule quickly on whether to allow limited testimony by a proposed expert defense witness. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from businessman Jonnie Williams in exchange for promoting dietary supplements made by his company, Star Scientific. http://wj.la/1rdAlAU

STORM INJURES 10 IN VIRGINIA: A severe thunderstorm blew through southeast Virginia on Thursday, injuring 10 people near the oceanfront in Virginia Beach and causing extensive damage in the city.

Virginia Beach Fire Department Battalion Chief Amy Valdez said two of the injured were taken to a local hospital, while the others were treated at a fire station in the resort area of the city.

Valdez said multiple homes were damaged, power poles were knocked down and a church had its steeple knocked down. She said windows at some oceanfront hotels and businesses were also blown out. Police closed off several blocks of the city while damage was assessed and told the public to stay away.

In addition to wind damage, the storm also caused street flooding in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, making some roads impassable. http://wj.la/1mR7JOC

D.C. COUNCIL PASSES SPECIAL-EDUCATION BILLS: The D.C. Council&rsquo:s Education Committee on Thursday unanimously supported special-education legislation intended to speed services to children and give parents more leverage in disputes.

The legislation, which is scheduled to go to the full council for a vote in the fall, is contained in a package of three bills that D.C. Council member David A. Catania (I-At Large) proposed in March. http://wapo.st/1mExksj

INJURED HAWK TO BE RELEASED INTO THE WILD: An injured hawk that's spent three months in a rehabilitation center is set to be released today into the wild at Turkey Run Park along the Potomac River in northern Virginia. The National Park Service says the red-shouldered hawk likely was struck by a car on the George Washington Memorial Parkway. http://wapo.st/1mR7QJR

AMAZON WANTS APPROVAL FOR DRONE TESTS: Amazon is apparently getting serious about using drones to make super quick, airborne deliveries like something you'd see on The Jetsons.

The Seattle-based e-tail giant has asked the government for permission for broader testing of the unmanned, compact and zippy aircraft.

A company exec tells the Federal Aviation Administration in a letter that Amazon Prime Air will get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less in the rotor-powered flying machines. http://usat.ly/U6kWGA

SPORTS, BRIEFLY: The Washington Nationals lost 4-3 to the Baltimore Orioles Thursday night. http://wj.la/1rps9gt

TRENDING ON ABC7 FACEBOOK: More than half of the country has heard enough from Sarah Palin, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania poll. http://wj.la/1lYJCHs

NEWSTALK: Among Friday&rsquo:s guests (10 a.m., NewsChannel 8) are Politico&rsquo:s Roger Simon, who will talk about the border crisis and Speaker John Boehner&rsquo:s threat to sue President Obama: Libertarian Robert Sarvis will talk about his bid for the U.S. Senate from Virginia: and in our first Friday Focus on You segment, workplace expert Mary Abbajay of the Careerstone Group will talk about the email avalanche and the importance of disconnecting while on vacation.



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Ten injured in Virginia Beach storm that damaged buildings, houses

Daily Press Weather - By Andrea Castillo , 757-247-4635 - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 02:13:00 GMT

More than 5,600 without power, most on the SouthsideWhile a storm in Virginia Beach injured 10 and damaged several buildings, and high winds hit Southampton County on Thursday, the Peninsula got away with just rain.

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10 injured, extensive damage in Va. Beach storms; flooding in Norfolk

Breaking News Va Times Dispatch - - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:12:00 -0400

VIRGINIA BEACH — A severe thunderstorm blew through southeast Virginia on Thursday, injuring 10 people near the Oceanfront and causing extensive damage in the city.

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Fierce storm hits D.C. area, injures 10 in Virginia Beach

Weather DC WJLA 7 - Roz Plater - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:02:06 EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP/WJLA) - A severe thunderstorm blew through southeast Virginia on Thursday, injuring 10 people near the oceanfront in Virginia Beach and causing extensive damage in the city.

Virginia Beach Fire Department Battalion Chief Amy Valdez said two of the injured were taken to a local hospital, while the others were treated at a fire station in the resort area of the city.

Valdez said multiple homes were damaged, power poles were knocked down and a church had its steeple knocked down. She said windows at some oceanfront hotels and businesses were also blown out. Police closed off several blocks of the city while damage was assessed and told the public to stay away.

In addition to wind damage, the storm also caused street flooding in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, making some roads impassable.

Dominion Virginia Power reported more than 5,000 customers were without power in southeastern Virginia late Thursday, with about 3,700 of those in Virginia Beach.

Storm hits D.C. area

Fierce thunder and pounding rain began hitting the D.C. Area right around dinnertime Thursday, catching some pedestrians off guard and sending them scurrying to get to shelter.

In the churning wind on Military Road NW near Rock Creek Park a tree came crashing down onto a minivan, crushing the windshield and part of the roof. The driver's side window collapsed.

The driver appeard to be uninjured as she was interviewing with police and leaving with the tow truck.

There was some minor flooding. The Massachusetts Avenue tunnel under Thomas Circle was flooded in both directions with cars barely able to get through.

ABC7 received reports of storm damage in the Alexandria area.

And a tree was down on the George Washington Parkway shutting down both north and southbound traffic.



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