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Two-hour police chase of stolen SUV towing trailer ends peacefully

LOS ANGELES (RNN) - Police arrested a suspected car thief and a passenger without incident after a two-hour pursuit. Officials began chasing the stolen SUV around the Los Angeles area since 12:30 p.m. PT - that's a two-hour pursuit. The driver of the black Ford Excursion pulled over to the side of a

NBC12 - 2017-09-18 21:26:12

This week's recalls: Ford and Honda

In case you missed it: Vehicle recalls that came across our desk during the past week. Materials for this recap are received via email from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) copied directly from the www.safercar.gov website. 2017 Ford Focus Units Affected 698 Ford Motor Comp

FOXRICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-19 11:02:20

Ford and Mahindra Group looking to team up

Ford and India's Mahindra Group will cooperate in a new agreement to advance electric and connected vehicle technology, among other things. Ford Motor Co. seeks to expand its presence in India, while Mahindra wants to expand its reach outside of the country. The companies said Monday that they are s

FOXRICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-18 10:17:29

Local responders rescue woman caught in machine

Local responders were responsible for saving a 27-year-old woman who became trapped in a piece of machinery at Global Safety Textiles in South Hill on Monday afternoon. The incident occurred about 3:30 p.m. when the woman's arm became trapped between the rollers of a weave machine. Members of South

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:56:00

Rice charged in FACES break-in

Carl Edward Rice According to the Farmville Police Department, a FACES worker saw Carl Edward Rice when they entered the front of the building. Police said the suspect subsequently fled and police searched the building. "(The) subject was found hiding behind a freezer," police said. According to p

FARMVILLEHERALD.COM - 2017-09-19 03:29:00

CarLotz raises $30 million from private equity fund to finance national expansion

Richmond-based CarLotz has raised $30 million in equity capital through TRP Capital Partners to fund continued expansion of the six-year-old used vehicle consignment business. The company, founded in 2011, plans to use the capital to add a minimum of 10 new locations over the next two years, said Mi

RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-19 16:30:00

Groundbreaking ceremony planned for new Enon Elementary School

The Chesterfield Public Schools system is gearing up to break ground on a new Enon Elementary School this week. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the same site as the old school, just off East Hundred Road. The old building, which had been home to the school for nearly 80

NBC12 - 2017-09-19 16:23:47

'Matoaca Mega Site' could bring up to 10,000 manufacturing jobs

Chesterfield officials want to hear from residents about the "Matoaca Mega Site" and whether it should be re-zoned to attract some type of manufacturing to the county. The mega site is 1,675 acres of land south of Route 10 in Chester. The land was once planned to be part of a huge residential projec

NBC12 - 2017-09-19 03:40:59

MedExpress on West Broad Street opening Wednesday

MedExpress Urgent Care will open its second Richmond-area medical center on Wednesday at 8040 W. Broad St. in western Henrico County. A MedExpress at 11603 Midlothian Turnpike opened Aug. 16. As part of the West Broad center's opening events, MedExpress will offer free flu shots starting the day the

RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-18 02:30:00

Patent Focus: recent local patents awarded

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RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-18 01:30:00

Fundraisers held to benefit families of state police personnel who died in helicopter crash

Two restaurants held fundraisers Monday for the families of the two Virginia State Police personnel who died in a helicopter crash last month near Charlottesville. The Flyin' Pig in Midlothian held a fundraiser for Lt. Jay Cullen's family from 4:30 to 9 p.m., and the restaurant was packed. A Facebo

NBC12 - 2017-09-18 11:48:06

Love prompts nurse to help people shot in her neighborhood

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Neighbors credit a quick-acting Petersburg nurse for helping five people shot on the street. The shooting happened outside Shortt's Grocery, at the intersection of Harding and Mistletoe streets, around 9:40 p.m. Sunday. Janee Brown Williams is a nurse who lives near the Sunday nig

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-18 17:17:33

Christmas Assistance Program application process opens Oct. 2.

Those seeking assistance for the holidays for gifts and other expenses can sign up online to apply for the Salvation Army Central Virginia's Christmas Assistance Program 2017 starting Monday, Oct. 2. In order to apply, visit http://virginiasalvationarmy.org/richmondva/programs/christmas- assistance/

RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-17 01:00:00

Chesterfield neighbors call 12 On Your Side about a dangerous intersection

Chesterfield residents are warning everyone about a dangerous intersection, right where their children wait for the school bus. They say drivers are speeding through their neighborhood along Old Wrexham Drive, and they're afraid someone will get hurt. "I'm afraid somebody's going to get killed, whet

NBC12 - 2017-09-19 18:39:16

Ex-college athlete pleads guilty to murder in fatal stabbing of girlfriend in Chesterfield

A former Chowan University football player who fatally stabbed his girlfriend less than two months after strangling her into unconsciousness has been convicted of second-degree murder in the Nov. 11 stabbing attack. Tevin J. McGougan, 24, pleaded guilty two weeks ahead of his scheduled jury trial in

RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-18 15:15:00

'Engage Chesterfield' to connect families to school, community resources

A new series is coming to Chesterfield to connect families to resources available through the school division and community. The series -- Engage Chesterfield -- was developed by Chesterfield County Public Schools Office of Family and Community Engagement. It kicks off with "Ready to Learn: Transiti

NBC12 - 2017-09-18 12:35:06

1 person arrested after Chesterfield police, fire conduct arson investigation

A woman is in custody after police and fire officials conducted an arson investigation at a home in Chesterfield. Chesterfield police and fire responded to the 8800 block Cindywood Terrace around 9:09 p.m. Saturday. Fire crews say she took gasoline over to her neighbor's utility box and set it on fi

NBC12 - 2017-09-17 02:00:01

Armed robberies reported at Peoria chicken restaurants

Pam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam PEORIA - Police are investigating armed robberies Monday at two fast-food chicken restaurants. The robberies occurred within 30 minutes of each other but in different parts of town, according to Peoria Police Department spokeswoman Amy Dotson.

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-19 02:19:13

Police: No foul play, danger to public suspected in Pekin death

The cause of death for a man found dead near a former grocery store in Pekin died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said Monday. A body was found in a wooded area behind the former Aldi grocery store in the 2300 block of Broadway on Saturday. Police said there does not appear to be

WEEK.COM - 2017-09-18 19:28:00

Police: Three people pronounced dead during Tuesday morning structure fire

BLOOMINGTON - Three people are dead after a fire on Brittany Court in Bloomington. According to the Bloomington Police Department, they were pronounced dead at 4:15 a.m. by representatives from the McLean County Coroner's office. The name of the victims have not been released until authorities notif

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-19 15:34:47