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Petersburg man charged with attempted capital murder for trying to run over officer

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. - A Petersburg man has been charged with attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer after police say he tried to run over a Colonial Heights Police Officer with a moving vehicle. Police said the incident occurred on March 20, at 12:30 a.m. That's when police say a Co

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-20 20:43:25

No arrests yet in Deltaville woman's murder, but 'not a cold case'

DELTAVILLE, Va. -Eight months have passed since Margaret Thornton Lammers was found dead with a bloody crime scene surrounding her inside her family`s Deltaville cottage on Stove Point Road. The 61-year-old woman, who went by Peggy, lived in Ohio with her husband, but returned to Richmond in 2016 to

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-21 03:00:17

Argument leads to shooting at DJ Kool's birthday party in Richmond: Crime Insider

RICHMOND, Va. - One person has been hospitalized after an argument led to a shooting outside DJ Kool's birthday party at a Richmond restaurant Tuesday night, according to Crime Insider sources. Those sources say the shooting happened outside of the Good Tymes Restaurant and Wine Bar in the 2000 bloc

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-21 04:15:28

School districts okay on snow days, even with more snow looming

RICHMOND, Va. - The first day of spring was a wet one for Central Virginia, to be followed by what forecasters said will be several inches of snow in parts of central Virginia. There is a chance that the snow could affect school districts. "Ultimately for us it comes down to safety, if we believe it

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-20 21:20:53

Mother outraged after 5-year-old 'cleaned the toilet seats' at Chesterfield daycare center

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - When Dushunna Scott picked up her son from daycare last week, something caught her attention and not in a good way. "I just couldn't fathom as to why this young child would be on the floor on her hands and knees scrubbing with a little brush," she said. The Chesterf

WRIC TV - 2018-03-19 22:25:05

Death investigation underway after body found in South Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Police in Richmond have launched a death investigation after a body was found in the city's southside on Monday. Police tell 8News they found the body of a deceased individual after responding to reports of a person down at around 3 p.m. in the 2500 block of Wright Avenue, nea

WRIC TV - 2018-03-19 22:43:16

Police looking for man who robbed Chesterfield convenience store at gunpoint

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Police are investigating a late Monday night robbery at a Chesterfield convenience store. The robbery happened around 10:45 p.m. at the Mapco Express, located at 10150 Hull Street Road. Police said a man entered the business, displayed a gun and demanded money from

WRIC TV - 2018-03-20 11:13:38

Thousands without power in Chesterfield

Thousands of Dominion Energy customers are in the dark Tuesday morning in Chesterfield. Four circuits were knocked out, causing about 14,000 people to be without power. Crews are working to restore the outages by replacing the circuit line. At this time, it is not known what caused the outage. Copyr

NBC12 - 2018-03-20 09:33:31

Police presence reported at Huguenot High School in Richmond

RICHMOND (WRIC) - A heavy police presence is being reported at Huguenot High School in Richmond Monday morning. Several parents have reached out to the 8News newsroom to report that the school has been placed on lockdown and police are inside investigating. So far, neither police nor school official

WRIC TV - 2018-03-19 15:48:37

Garden experts: don't panic over this week's snow forecast

Spring officially starts Tuesday, but this week's first alert weather day has many gardeners concerned about what to do with their plants. Experts say most plants are dormant or sleeping at this point - with snow in the forecast, there's no need to do anything to crazy to protect your plants. The we

NBC12 - 2018-03-19 21:00:05

Chesterfield Police looking for man who stole wallet, tried to use bank card

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Chesterfield Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a wallet from a woman shopping at Kroger Sunday night. Police say the suspect then tried to use a stolen bank card at a Wawa on Midlothian Turnpike. Police ask that anyone who recognizes the suspect call

WRIC TV - 2018-03-19 12:10:35

Car window struck in Chesterfield shooting

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Chesterfield County Officers tweeted photos from the scene in the 4900 block of Burnt Oak Drive. That is where police said someone opened fire around 1 a.m. Sunday. No was hurt, but a car window was struck. Investigat


Search for 3 suspects underway after Chesterfield shooting leaves 1 injured

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Chesterfield County police are investigating an early Monday morning shooting that left one injured. The shooting happened at a townhome on Sexton Drive. Police say one person was shot and sustained injuries that are not considered life-threatening. Authorities are

WRIC TV - 2018-03-19 10:26:03

Missing boy reunites with Chesterfield police, says 'thank you'

On March 13, Chesterfield police searched for a 10-year-old boy after he went missing from his home. On Saturday, Zachary Long got the chance to say "thank you" to the officers who found him. Chesterfield police tweeted a photo of Zachary's reunion and said the boy even brought the officers dinner.


Chesterfield police seek suspect in overnight armed robbery

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) - Police are investigating after an overnight robbery in Chesterfield. The incident happened just before 3:15 a.m. Saturday at the 7-11 convenience store on Harrowgate Road. Chesterfield Police say a male suspect went into the store, showed the clerk a gun, and demanded mone


Police: Man recovering after arriving at hospital with gunshot wound

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - A shooting investigation is underway after a man arrived at a hospital with a gunshot wound early Saturday morning. Police tells 8News that the victim is suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. The incident occurred just after 3:45 a.m. Sometime after, the victim was tak


Neighbors in Chesterfield County complain about signs

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va.-- A Chesterfield woman tells the CBS 6 Problem Solvers she is fed up with signs that she says have been placed illegally on the side of the road. Filed in:Local, News, Problem Solvers, Problem Solvers Investigations CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va.-- A Chesterfield woman tells the C


Surveillance video shows armed robber at Chesterfield convenience store

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - Police have released surveillance video of an early morning armed robbery at a Chesterfield convenience store. Lt. Edward M. Pierpont with Chesterfield Police said the robbery happened at the 7-Eleven store at 12120 Harrowgate Road just before 3:15 a.m. That is when video


Police: East End hit-and-run suspect left 4 injured at crash scene

RICHMOND, Va. - Detectives are asking for the public's help finding a man wanted in a Friday night hit-and-run crash in Richmond's East End that left one man hospitalized and three others injured. Richmond Police official said a 2015 Gold Toyota Camry was traveling southbound on North 23rd Street at


Traffic backup on 85-North near Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - There is an active scene on 85-North in Petersburg, before Squirrel Level Road. Traffic is backed up and people are encouraged to avoid the area. There are unconfirmed reports that the backup was caused by a worker being struck. This is a developing story. Stay with 8News on