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Video shows car engulfed in flames on I-95 north in Colonial Heights

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. – A vehicle fire has closed multiple lanes on I-95 north in Colonial Heights, causing a back of 4.5 miles.


Fruit Recall Linked To This One Virginia Grocery Store

EMPORIA, VA — Only one store in Virginia has been linked to this week's recall of pre-cut melons, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The store is Piggly Wiggly in Emporia, in southern Virginia, officials said as of Saturday. Other retail locations may be added to the list, according to t

PATCH - 2018-06-17 14:00:00

Dangerous plant that can cause blindness, severe burns spotted in Virginia

According to the DEC, the plant can grow anywhere between 8 to 14 feet tall when it's flowering. If the plant is in bloom, the numerous white flowers will cluster into a flat-topped "umbrella."


Narcotics Task Force Operation Leads to Prison for Coles

LUNENBURG – Lennie Edward Coles, Jr., a 23-year-old Lunenburg resident of 586 Mecklenburg Street, Victoria, was sentenced to an active sentence of one year and five months in prison recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court upon pleading guilty to one felony of Distribution.He had an additional eight year


Death investigation underway after man found dead in Petersburg home

Upon arrival, an 80-year-old male was found dead inside the home. That victim’s name has not been released, pending notification of next of kin.

WTVR-TV - 2018-06-16 02:52:09

Two men injured in early morning shooting in Richmond's East End

A man is suffering a life-threatening injury following a shooting early Saturday morning near the Mosby Court neighborhood in Richmond's East End.Around 2:30 a.m. police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1600 block of Spotsylvania Street, where they found two men suffering from gunshot woun

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-06-16 18:38:00

Teen drowns in East End pool

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Police are investigating after a teenage boy drowned at a pool in an East End apartment complex Friday evening.Police and fire crews were called to the pool at the 11 North at White Oak Apartments on North Laburnum Avenue just before 5:30 p.m. for a medical emergency. Upon arri

WTVR-TV - 2018-06-16 18:49:37

Two men shot overnight in Richmond's East End

More Local NewsTwo men shot overnight in Richmond's East EndNew tariffs impact on Virginia's breweriesMother hopes community can help solve son's murder 13 years laterRICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Richmond Police are investigating a double shooting overnight Friday into Saturday.The shooting happened aroun

WRIC TV - 2018-06-16 09:47:09

Man hides behind blanket, steals Newport cigarettes

“Somewhere in Chesterfield, a grandma is chilly,” the police department’s Facebook post began. “At about 1:20 a.m. on Monday, June 11, a white male suspect, wrapped in what appears to be some unsuspecting nana’s sofa blanket, forced entry to the Spencer’s gas station at 11200 Bundle Road. He used a


Former "Jackass" star writes book, inspires others to overcome addiction

"I'm not ashamed, I don't shun it, what that does, it says to be people that's the guy that was going to die with a needle in his arm, that was that guy who was to be buried in his plot that his mother bought seven years ago on Mother's Day, that was the guy med-evacated to four different hospitals

WRIC TV - 2018-06-15 22:27:55

Chester teen punched in face by man at Virginia Beach soccer tournament

CHESTER, Va. -- A 14-year-old boy is recovering after he was assaulted by the father of an opponent during a large soccer tournament in Virginia Beach, according to the victim's family.


Chase City woman injured after rear ending logging truck

Charges are pending for a motorist who was injured when she rear-ended a logging truck on Monday.According to police, Heather Watson, 21, of Chase City struck a Freightliner logging truck, driven by William Hayes Jr., 41, of Boydton, in the rear near the intersection of Highway 58 and Baskerville Ro


ALDI hiring 120 for Dinwiddie warehouse

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Petersburg Police still searching for answers 13 years after teen's murder

Just after 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 23, 2005, police were called to the back of a home in the 100 block of Liberty Street for a body that had been discovered. Arriving officers found Thomas dead.


3 found shot to death in Roanoke home; 18-year-old charged

Charles’ defense attorney, Jeffrey Dorsey, said his client appeared in court by video Wednesday for an arraignment.


Massive metal that hit tow truck on I-95 ‘sprayed glass everywhere’

"It came through right above the windshield wiper," Hulford described. “It hit my hood, went through the windshield and into the roof of the truck."


'Wonder Woman' sequel to be filmed in Virginia this summer

"Wonder Woman 1984," the follow-up to Warner Bros. Pictures and DC’s hit "Wonder Woman," will be filmed for several weeks in the Alexandria.


Pedestrian struck at Main - Farmville

“The vehicle was on Second Street headed east, and turned left onto North Main Street, striking the pedestrian in the crosswalk,” Hogan said.


Crews work to fix family’s eroding backyard: ‘You guys helped us’

“Within a day of [the report], the county contacted us and said they would be coming out in the next few days to cut some trees down and put a bunch of boulders down to help build it back up,” Bayford explained.


Cash and cigs: Man linked to multiple burglaries in Tri-Cities

TRI CITIES, Va. --The burglar has struck multiple times across Central Virginia, including three times in Colonial Heights, three times in Petersburg, once in Hopewell and sources said once in Chesterfield County.