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Police: Victim forced into vehicle, hit in head during armed robbery

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police are searching for a suspect who forced someone into a vehicle and hit the victim in the head during an armed robbery Monday morning in the 1800 block of East Broad Street.The victim says the suspect asked for a lighter just before 6:30 a.m. at the McDonald’s restaurant,

NBC12 - 2018-10-22 14:21:00

Violent armed robbery reported at McDonald's in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Richmond Police are investigating an armed robbery reported Monday morning at the McDonald's restaurant in Shockoe Bottom. "The victim reported the suspect approached and stated, 'Do you have a lighter.' The victim said no and the suspect displayed a firearm," a message posted to the

WTVR-TV - 2018-10-22 13:33:07

Multi-vehicle crash closes Route 288 north near Chester Road

More Local NewsMulti-vehicle crash closes Route 288 north near Chester Road'No one has been targeted, ambushed, shot or injured': Spotsylvania deputies investigate gunfireA Walk to Remember: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

WRIC TV - 2018-10-22 10:02:55

Lunenburg County driver blew five times the legal limit | Truro News

Mounties arrested a 40-year-old woman Friday night in Sherwood, Lunenburg Co., who was behind the wheel of her car and blew five times over the legal limit on the breathalyzer.

TRURODAILY.COM - 2018-10-22 15:19:23

Man killed in South Richmond shooting

The shooting was reported around 12:45 p.m. in the 400 block of Melmark Court, north of Midlothian Turnpike and east of German School Road. The man who was shot was taken to a hospital, where he died.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-10-22 18:31:00

Homicide investigation underway in Richmond's southside

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Police sources tell 8News that a homicide investigation is underway in Southside Richmond. Officers were called to Melmark Court for a reported shooting Monday afternoon. Sources now tell 8News that police are conducting a homicide investigation. No other details have been r

WRIC TV - 2018-10-22 18:00:55

Man, 69, who set fire in Petersburg police station said he was 'angry,' not suspected in 8 other fires

A 69-year-old Petersburg man who told police he set a fire in the lobby of Petersburg's police station Thursday because he was "angry" is not a suspect in the arson fires of eight vacant homes that plagued the city this summer."We've interviewed 14 people in total [in relation] to those arsons ... a

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-10-22 16:46:00

Police identify Richmond man shot and killed off of Midlothian Turnpike

RICHMOND, Va. - Police have identified the Richmond man shot and killed on Melmark Court off of Midlothian Turnpike Monday afternoon. Around 12:45 p.m. on Monday, police responded to a call for a person shot off of the 400 block of Melmark Court. Once on scene, police found an adult male with life-t

WTVR-TV - 2018-10-22 18:31:22

$1.6 BILLION: Mega Millions jackpot grows; Two $1 million tickets sold in Virginia

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The numbers for last night's Mega Millions drawing were 15, 23, 53, 65 and 70 with a mega ball of 7. There was no winner so the jackpot has grown to a historic $1.6 billion. According to Virginia Lottery officials, more than 336,000 tickets purchased in the Commonwealth won pr

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Missing brother and sister last seen playing outside Henrico apartments found safe

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - Police said two siblings who disappeared playing outside a Henrico County apartment complex Saturday evening have been found safe. Lt. W. J. Fisher with Henrico Police said a 9-year-old boy and his 7-year-old sister were last seen around 5 p.m. playing outside the 300 block of

WTVR-TV - 2018-10-21 02:34:46

Henrico county police searching for 2 missing juveniles

More Local NewsHenrico county police searching for 2 missing juvenilesMega Millions: No jackpot, but two $1 million tickets sold in VirginiaMan charged with arson after starting fire inside Petersburg Police buildingHENRICO COUNTY, Va (WRIC) -- Henrico County Police are looking for two missing child

WRIC TV - 2018-10-21 02:23:28

Frost and freeze conditions for Monday morning

RICHMOND, Va. -- The official low at Richmond International Airport dropped to 38° on Friday morning, but it will be even colder around daybreak Monday.

WTVR-TV - 2018-10-21 13:44:45

Police find man shot at Richmond-area 7-Eleven

Search for suspect now underwayMore Local NewsMan arrives at hospital with gunshot wounds after shooting in HenricoPolice find man shot at Richmond-area 7-Eleven'We're not going to allow these videos to define us': Fight at Varina HS not racially motivatedRICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- A shooting investiga

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Arson arrest made in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Joseph Lester, of the 10 block of Pine Street in Petersburg, has been charged with arson. On Thursday, October 18, 2018, at approximately 5:40 p.m., Lester was observed entering the lobby of the Petersburg Bureau of Police located at 37 E. Tabb Street. A fire was set in the l

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Family, friends remember Richmond fire marshal David Creasy

RICHMOND, Va. -- Family and friends of late retired Richmond fire marshal David Creasy spent part of Sunday paying tribute to him. The 67-year-old, who had been battling stage four cancer since his diagnosis in 2014, died last Monday. David Creasy Creasy spent nearly 50 years fighting fires in the C

WTVR-TV - 2018-10-22 01:53:04

"Not like Joe": Residents on edge after man charged with police station arson

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) -- A man is charged with starting a fire inside the Petersburg Police building, authorities said Saturday. Authorities say Joseph Lester, of the 10 block of Pine Street, walked into the Petersburg Police headquarters Thursday, located at 37 E. Tabb Street and set fire inside t

WRIC TV - 2018-10-21 19:17:59

Man charged with arson after starting fire inside Petersburg Police building

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) -- A man is charged with starting a fire inside the Petersburg Police building, authorities said Saturday.. Authorities say Joseph Lester, of the 10 block of Pine Street, walked into the Petersburg Police building Thursday, located at 37 E. Tabb Street and set fire inside the

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FUGITIVE FRIDAY: Central Virginia's Most Wanted

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Fugitive Friday helps track down Central Virginia's Most Wanted. Check out these photos and see if you can help authorities track down these suspects:

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'I really do think he would take my life and his': Man guilty of murdering estranged wife at Chester hotel

A retired 20-year Army veteran has been sentenced to serve 35 years in prison for suffocating and stabbing to death his estranged wife at the Days Inn in Chester as they were preparing to reconcile their marriage. The victim had moved out of the couple’s home months earlier because of repeated physi

RICHMOND.COM

Mother and her brother were shot minutes after kids left for school: Crime Insider

RICHMOND, Va. - A sister and brother were shot Friday morning inside their Richmond apartment, according to Crime Insider sources. The suspected shooter, who is still on the run, is known to both victims, police confirmed. Crime Insider sources say the shooting occurred only minutes after two of the

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