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5 people transported to hospital after Chesterfield crash

Five people were transported to the hospital after a crash in Chesterfield. The call came in as a head-on crash at the intersection of Willis Rd and Jefferson Davis Highway on Friday afternoon. An SUV and a van were involved, and the crash left both vehicles serious front-end damage. Police say the

NBC12 - 2017-09-22 21:58:48

Chesterfield leaders break ground on $31 million elementary school

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Chesterfield County Public School administrators broke ground at the site of the future Enon Elementary School in Chester. Dozens showed up to the ceremony Friday morning at 2001 East Hundred Road. The Enon Elementary School project will replace the existing school which

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-22 17:24:03

Cock-a-doodle-doo! Rooster available for adoption in Chesterfield

If you're looking for a new alarm clock, avoid the stores and head over to the Chesterfield animal shelter and check out the rooster for adoption. King Arthur "is a handsome rooster who loves to greet the shelter staff in the mornings and run up and down his ramp," the shelter posted on Facebook th

NBC12 - 2017-09-22 15:15:44

Cattle Baron's Ball returning to Chesterfield County

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - 8News is taking the lead with the American Cancer Society, and we're raising money for cancer research in a unique way. The Cattle Baron's Ball, sponsored by Haley Automotive Group, is returning to the Richmond area. It's a night of fun, food and boot scootin'. The western gal

WRIC TV - 2017-09-22 16:10:25

Police ID Chesterfield man killed in Newport News crash

Charges are pending in the fiery crash in Newport News that killed a 20-year-old Chesterfield man. Nelson Conner Gays was the passenger in the car. The driver survived, and troopers believe alcohol was a factor. Gays' family hopes other people can learn from this tragedy. His sister, Alyssa Larkin,

NBC12 - 2017-09-21 22:08:27

Cell phone of murdered man pinged in Chesterfield after his death: Crime Insider

RICHMOND, Va. - The cell phone of the man found dead inside his Henrico home was pinged 40 minutes away in Chesterfield County, Crime Insider sources tell Jon Burkett. While the body of 33-year-old Montez A. Matthews was found Tuesday and the ping was Monday morning, sources say they believe Matthew

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-21 03:36:43

Chesterfield boy, 16, indicted for murder in neighborhood shooting death of friend

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RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-21 21:15:00

Chesterfield Police find children in a trunk during traffic stop

CHESTERFIELD, Va. - Chesterfield Police found three children in the trunk of a vehicle during a traffic stop on Sept. 15. The officer stopped the driver and then likely never imagined what would happen next. Police said a nine-year-old boy actually crawled from the trunk into the passenger compartme

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-20 22:50:30

Tensions run high at Chesterfield Economic Development meeting

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Tensions ran high Wednesday night when the Chesterfield Economic Development Authority held the first of four open houses to discuss a proposed industrial mega-site in South Chester. Hundreds showed up to speak out about the proposed development, which, at times, de

WRIC TV - 2017-09-21 03:33:02

2 arrested in Chesterfield after police find 3 children in trunk

Two people face charges in Chesterfield after three children were found in a trunk during a traffic stop on Sept. 15. Danny and Dulce Baltazar -- who were brother and sister -- were stopped by police in the 9100 block of Jefferson Davis Highway for a traffic violation, according to police. The off

NBC12 - 2017-09-21 15:16:55

Chesterfield fire crews on scene for hours near Winterpock

Chesterfield fire crews spent several hours on Thursday morning in the Winterpock area. Crews were called to the area of Clover Hill Road off Coalboro Road around 12:30 a.m. and were still on the scene as of 5 a.m. Firefighters asked the NBC12 photographer to shoot from a distance because the area

NBC12 - 2017-09-21 09:56:48

What's Driving You Crazy: Speeders near bus stops in Chesterfield

Residents in the neighborhood off Iron Bridge and Centralia roads reached out to Candice Smith for "What's Driving You Crazy?" to find out what could be done about speeders. Neighbors living near Old Wexham Drive and Chesterfield Meadows say cars are always speeding past a bus stop, where there hav

NBC12 - 2017-09-21 09:39:57

More than 100 people gather for Matoaca Mega Site meeting in Chesterfield

More than a hundred people came out in Chesterfield on Wednesday night to learn more about and sound off on the proposed Matoaca Mega Site. However, they did not like what they saw, not with the site itself per se, but with the way the meeting was set up. Organizers had set up "science fair like" bo

NBC12 - 2017-09-21 02:11:23

Early-morning house fire in Chesterfield County leaves 2 displaced

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Two people have been displaced after their home sustained significant damage in a fire early Thursday morning. Crews with Chesterfield Fire & EMS were called to the fire at a home in the 16400 block of Clover Hill Road at around 12:30 a.m. It took crews nearly two h

WRIC TV - 2017-09-21 18:07:03

Tractor trailer hits I-95 bridge: Avoid the area

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. - Two lanes of Interstate 95 north in Colonial Heights were closed Friday after a tractor trailer hit an interstate bridge. The accident was reported near Exit 53 near Southpark Boulevard. "The north center lane, right lane, right shoulder, and entrance ramp are closed," VDOT a

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-22 16:08:20

Missing Richmond woman arrested in North Carolina

Shatema Smith (PHOTO: WAKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE) RICHMOND, Va. - Shatema Smith, the 37-year-old missing woman wanted for questioning in a Richmond murder, was located in Raleigh, North Carolina, according to Richmond Police. Richmond detectives plan to travel to Raleigh to speak with Smith, who w

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-22 15:57:26

Teenager killed on Petersburg street

PETERSBURG, Va. - A 16-year-old boy was found dead early Saturday morning in Petersburg, according to Petersburg Police. Police are investigating the death as a homicide. Police found the teenager after they responded to the report of a person down in the 1100 block of West High Street, near Bluefie

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-23 14:30:48

Working from home on sick leave, Petersburg city treasurer maintains second job

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - Petersburg's city treasurer has been out on sick leave since the end of July. But 8News has uncovered that Kevin Brown is working in a second job. Friday at the Treasurer's office, 8News Reporter Parker Slaybaugh asked a city employee if Brown was available to speak with him

WRIC TV - 2017-09-22 21:28:43

'I got snake, they got steak:' Woman recovering after copperhead bite at steakhouse

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. - Wincing through the pain as she walks on crutches, Rachel Myrick's left foot is puffy, purple and bruised. "It was black and purple like that all the way past my knee," Myrick said. Myrick stood hobbled above the restaurant off I-95 just south of Fredericksburg on Friday n

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-23 02:40:16

Filming to affect traffic in Downtown Hopewell

A production company will be filming in Hopewell next week, which will impact traffic. The filming will take place on Sept. 27 and 28, which will impact traffic and parking throughout Downtown Hopewell, particularly on East Broadway Avenue and Hopewell Street. Crews will be in the area directing veh

NBC12 - 2017-09-23 02:04:00