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Police: Woman finds 82-year-old father shot to death inside Blackstone home
NOTTOWAY COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- A homicide investigation is underway after a woman found her 82-year-old father shot and killed inside his Nottoway County home on Monday. Authorities say that the daughter of 82-year-old Leslie Crews found her father dead at his home in the 600 block of Poplar Lawn Ro
UPDATE: Police identify Chesterfield woman struck and killed by car while lying on Hull Street Road
A 65-year-old Chesterfield County woman who police said was lying in the 6600 block of Hull Street Road was killed Thursday morning when she was struck by a passing car. The victim, identified as Phyllis L. Lewis of the 6500 block of Sexton Drive, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Chesterfield police searching for missing 6-year-old girl
CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The Chesterfield Police Department is searching for a missing girl who was last seen on Dec. 10. Karsen Miller, 6, was reported missing by Child Protective Services on Dec. 12. Karsen is a white female with brown hair.
Nottoway County murder may have begun as home invasion
NOTTOWAY COUNTY, Va. -- A murder in Nottoway County may have begun as a home invasion, according to Crime Insider sources. Leslie Crews, 82, was found dead inside his home along the 600 block of Poplar Lawn Road, Virginia State Police confirmed.
Boy who jumped off Virginia bridge tried to kill himself, police say. Instead, he killed someone else.
There was no way she could have seen him, the boy on the bridge. Marisa Harris was driving her Ford Escape down a Northern Virginia highway, heading home after a peaceful afternoon hike at Burke Lake in the state's Fairfax County.
Police pull over 141 drivers – in one night – on one Virginia road
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police pulled over 141 drivers along Chippenham Parkway in one night. Officers issued more than 160 summonses to speeding drivers, reckless drivers, and drivers who did not move over for stopped emergency vehicles, according to a Chesterfield Police spokesperson.
Bomb threats emailed to multiple locations across Virginia, the US
Dozens of institutions across the country, including multiple jurisdictions in Virginia, received email threats Thursday afternoon, causing evacuations and sweeps of buildings.
One adult, three juveniles arrested in connection with Virginia Beach teen’s homicide
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Four people have been arrested in connection with Tuesday's homicide of a Virginia Beach teenager. 19-year-old Jacob Alexander Meadows of Virginia Beach has been charged with Second-Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm, two counts of Conspiracy to Violate the Drug Act, three counts
Person of interest behind bars in connection to murder of 82-year-old man
NOTTOWAY COUNTY, Va. — One suspect is behind bars in connection to the murder of an 82-year-old man who was shot and killed in his Nottoway County home earlier this month. On December 3, Leslie Crews was found dead inside his Poplar Lawn Road home with gunshot wounds to his upper body. According to
Snow Storm Brings a Foot of Snow to Lunenburg
LUNENBURG – Predictions began a week in advance warning the area that a winter storm was headed toward Virginia. The Lunenburg County area was hearing there could be snow total amounts ranging from three to twelve inches and the higher end prediction proved to be the accurate one.
Police ID woman killed ‘lying in’ Hull Street Road
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police have released the name of a woman officers said was "lying in the roadway" along Route 360 when she was struck and killed Thursday morning in Chesterfield County.
Man shot in parking lot of Chester restaurant
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Chesterfield County Police are looking for a gunman after an early morning shooting outside a Chester restaurant. Police said they responded to a local hospital to investigate a shooting.
Chesterfield police investigating death of pedestrian struck on Hull Street Road near Chippenham
Chesterfield County police are investigating the death of a woman who was struck by a vehicle and killed Thursday morning on Hull Street Road near the Chippenham Parkway interchange.
Chesterfield Police investigate shooting
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Chesterfield Police are investigating a shooting incident that took place Wednesday evening. Around 8 p.m., police received a call for random gunfire in the 3200 block of Tanners Way in Chesterfield County.
Logging truck overturns, spills logs after rear-ending farm tractor
AMELIA, VA (WWBT) - The driver of a logging truck is facing charges after rear-ending a farm tractor and spilling logs all over the roadway. State police were called just before 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday to a crash at Patrick Henry Highway and Richardson Road.
Murder-for-hire plot leads to four arrests
Four additional arrests have been made in relation to a case where a man is accused of wounding his estranged wife and killing her boyfriend. After a months-long investigation, Chesterfield Police executed search warrants at four locations and arrested multiple suspects on Dec. 7 in relation to a mu
Road conditions across Central Virginia Wednesday morning
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- Many neighborhood roads across Central Virginia remain treacherous several days after Sunday's snowstorm. The primary roads are overall clear, however, many secondary roads still have snow and ice compacted down, making it difficult for drivers.
Road conditions across Central Virginia Tuesday morning
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- Overnight cold temperatures made for an icy commute for some drivers across Central Virginia Tuesday morning. Drivers encountered slick conditions, especially on secondary routes including neighborhoods and subdivisions, bridges, overpasses, ramps, hills and curves
Jury recommends James Fields spend life in prison, plus 419 years, for deadly car attack
ICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- A jury on Tuesday recommended James Fields spend life in prison for murdering Heather Heyer during last year's white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.
Overturned vehicle closes lanes on I-95 south in Chesterfield
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – An overturned vehicle has closed two lanes on Interstate 95 southbound near the Chippenham Parkway exit. The crash happened near mile marker 68 in Chesterfield County, according to VDOT.