Trapeze rig at the Oceanfront gives beachgoers a free chance to fly

VIRGINIA BEACH Eight-year-old Jas Marie Miller fearlessly climbed the skinny ladder up to the platform where Matthew Altbuch waited for her. Her mother watched her ascent like a hawk, then her parents clapped when she reached the top of the platform. When Jas Marie looked down, Katie Miller flashed two thumbs up to her daughter. […]
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COASTAL JOURNAL: A rare sight indeed: Mama skink tending to her nest

VIRGINIA BEACH Renee Wampler was lucky to come across this scene of a mama skink incubating eggs in her Bay Colony backyard. Wampler was moving a flowerpot and discovered the nest. "Obviously I left the pot where it was!" Wampler said. "I had never seen this before and found it very interesting, and thought you […]
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Virginia Beach police seek man in attempted bank robbery

VIRGINIA BEACH Police are asking for the public’s help with information on a man who tried to rob the Southern Bank at 1870 Kempsville Road this morning. About 9:25, the masked man approached the bank and tried to enter, but couldn’t, said police spokeswoman Officer Tonya Borman. As bank employees called police, the man ran […]
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