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Man accused of murdering Army vet outside Chesterfield Wawa due in court

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- The man accused of gunning down an Army veteran and father of three outside a Chesterfield County Wawa in January is set to appear in court on Tuesday.


Man with mental health history believed girl was in danger when he fatally shot her father at Wawa

George Thomas Buschmann believed that the off-duty Army officer he is accused of fatally shooting as the victim was leaving a Wawa store with his daughter wanted to "rape and kill" the girl, and he felt compelled to neutralize the threat, a detective testified Tuesday in court.


Police: Man wanted for stealing cash, pork rinds from South Richmond 7-Eleven

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Police in Richmond are looking for a suspect accused of robbing a 7-Eleven in South Richmond over the weekend. The alleged crime occurred at around 4 a.m. on Sunday, March 24, at the 7-Eleven located in the 4700 block of Jefferson Davis Highway.


Gunshot, screams for help caught on Chesterfield security camera

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- The sound of a gunshot was captured on a home security camera in Chesterfield County Saturday night. Seconds later screams for help were heard. "That was what really made me be like, what did I just hear," said Devon Davis, whose camera caught the sounds Saturday night ab


Virginia DMV Sued for Suspending Licenses of People With Unpaid Fees

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Attorneys involved in a battle over whether it's unconstitutional for Virginia to suspend somebody's driver's license if they don't pay court costs and fines went before a federal judge on Monday.


New details emerge after ‘war hero’ dad killed at Chesterfield Wawa

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — In a preliminary hearing Tuesday, a Chesterfield judge found probable cause to certify all charges against suspected Wawa shooter George Buschmann.


Three Powerball tickets in Virginia win $50K

RICHMOND, Va. — Over 71,000 Powerball tickets sold in Virginia won a prize after the March 23 drawing. The prizes in Virginia ranged from $4 to $50,000. Three tickets won the $50,000 prize by matching four of the first five numbers plus the Powerball number.


High Point woman charged with brandishing gun at high school dance competition

RICHMOND, Va. — A High Point woman is facing charges of brandishing a handgun at a high school dance competition in Virginia, according to Richmond police. Falan Brown, 36, of High Point, North Carolina, was charged with simple assault, brandishing a firearm and carrying a firearm on school grounds.


Crews respond to train derailment in south Richmond

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Fire crews are responding to a train derailment blocking traffic in south Richmond. Crews were called to an incident near 6400 block of Glyndon Lane. Multiple cars have derailed from the tracks.


Virginia Beach man sentenced for heroin, fentanyl ring

NORFOLK, Va. — A Virginia Beach man was sentenced Tuesday to over 11 years in prison for his role in a heroin and fentanyl distribution conspiracy that resulted in an overdose death.


Bulk of Hancock Village shopping center sold for $24M

A large chunk of a shopping center in Chesterfield’s Woodlake area changed hands in recent months, as an out-of-town investor made its first acquisition in the Richmond market.


Habitat for Humanity workers stabbed while working on Richmond home

RICHMOND, Va. – Two Habitat for Humanity workers were stabbed Saturday afternoon near Forest Hill Avenue in Richmond. The stabbing occurred when the workers were working on a home in the 200 block of W 34th Street.


Hardy County deputies seize marijuana from Virginia teen

HARDY COUNTY, W.Va. (WHSV) — Charges are pending against a Virginia teen after deputies in Hardy County caught a driver with a large number of baggies and marijuana. According to the Hardy County Sheriff's Office, a deputy spotted a black Audi with Virginia license plates speeding through Wardensvil


First black woman to lead Virginia police department says she was forced out

The first black woman to lead a city police department in Virginia said Monday that she was forced out by certain members of the Portsmouth Police Department and that she believes race played a factor.


Ex-Prince George County bus driver arrested, accused of leaving scene of crash

RICHMOND, Va. – A former Prince George County bus driver has been arrested and charged with a felony after police say she left the scene of a bus crash earlier this month. The incident occurred on the morning of March 8 when the bus was en route to South Elementary School. There were 28 students abo


Police investigating after stolen car found in Petersburg lake

PETERSBURG, VA. -- A vehicle recovered from Wilcox Lake in Petersburg was reported stolen, according to police. Captain Emanuel Chambliss said a passerby observed the vehicle sinking in the water just after 5:30 p.m. Monday.


Security cam catches shooting near Chesterfield golf club

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Video offers new clues as police investigating a shooting near a Chesterfield golf club that sent a man to the hospital Saturday night. Lt. R. M. Granderson with Chesterfield Police said officers were called to 1500 South Providence Road for a report of a man suffering fr


Dive team searching lake after witness sees car go in

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Petersburg police said a dive team is searching Wilcox Lake after a person said they saw a car go into it. Police said it is unknown if anyone was in the vehicle, and that the Chesterfield Dive Team is searching the lake now.


Revolutionary revelation: Chester man finds connection to the past

Some genealogical research has given Daryle Hurt a little pride in his ancestors. He began digging into some records five years ago and found out that he’s related to Edward Pedigo, a man who fought for the colonists in the Revolutionary War.


Henrico leaders to announce major project at Regency Square

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Henrico County leaders will announce a major update Tuesday on the future of the Regency Square mall property. County supervisors, managers, officials with NOVA of Virginia Aquatics, Schools Superintendent Dr. Amy Cashwell, Thalhimer Realty and The Rebkee Co. will hold a news co