PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Project Lifesaver is a national proactive, electronic tracking, program used to assist in locating people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders or children with Down's Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder that wander from home and become lost.
The Virginia Beach Police Department in partnership with Project Lifesaver has launched a planned response to all missing persons at-risk and others with special needs that wander off. They have teams of trained officers and special tracking equipment to help locate missing persons who are enrolled in Project Lifesaver. The Virginia Beach Police Department is the first major city police department in the country to take on this effort.
Click here to learn more about project lifesaver. You can also visit them on Facebook, or call 385-2703.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation said work to secure the Bonner Bridge could take anywhere from a week to 90 days.
WAVY News 10's Andy Fox sat down with outgoing Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell for a one-on-one interview.
A van crashed into a house in Virginia Beach Wednesday, and fire officials said an elderly driver was behind the wheel.