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Neighbors help woman inside Chesterfield burning home; no injuries

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Emergency vehicles flooded a neighborhood in Chesterfield after a fire broke out during the holidays. “The fire was contained to the attic and was occupied at the time. There were no injuries,” Chesterfield Assistant Fire Chief Rick Talley said.

NBC12 - 2018-12-15 19:49:00

Crews knock out Chesterfield house fire in 12 minutes

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Crews battled a house fire the Arbor Green neighborhood in Chester Saturday afternoon. Lt. Jason Elmore with Chesterfield Fire and EMS said crews were working a fire at a home in the 6100 block Walnut Landing Way just before 2 p.m.

WTVR-TV - 2018-12-16 06:08:51

Stuarts Draft man pleads guilty in Chesterfield stabbing death of early gay rights advocate in Va., sentenced to 15 years

A Stuarts Draft man was sentenced to serve 15 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to fatally stabbing his longtime Chesterfield County friend who had been an early advocate of gay and lesbian rights in Virginia.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-12-15 00:15:00

Northern Virginia's best and brightest Christmas lights displays

In keeping with InsideNoVa.com tradition, here are a few winter wonderlands to visit around Northern Virginia this holiday season. Anderson’s North Pole, 15615 Bushey Drive, Woodbridge.

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-12-15 18:00:00

UPDATE: Police identify Chesterfield woman struck and killed by car while lying on Hull Street Road

A 65-year-old Chesterfield County woman who police said was lying in the 6600 block of Hull Street Road was killed Thursday morning when she was struck by a passing car. The victim, identified as Phyllis L. Lewis of the 6500 block of Sexton Drive, was pronounced dead at the scene.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-12-13 22:00:00

Chesterfield police searching for missing 6-year-old girl

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The Chesterfield Police Department is searching for a missing girl who was last seen on Dec. 10. Karsen Miller, 6, was reported missing by Child Protective Services on Dec. 12. Karsen is a white female with brown hair.

NBC12 - 2018-12-13 21:39:00

Police pull over 141 drivers – in one night – on one Virginia road

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police pulled over 141 drivers along Chippenham Parkway in one night. Officers issued more than 160 summonses to speeding drivers, reckless drivers, and drivers who did not move over for stopped emergency vehicles, according to a Chesterfield Police spokesperson.

WTVR-TV - 2018-12-14 16:31:34

Chesterfield County sheriff's captain arrested for child porn gets no jail time

ASHLAND — A sheriff's captain who was originally charged with distributing child pornography has pleaded guilty to contributing to the delinquency of a minor, receiving no jail time in turn.

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2018-12-14 15:46:00

Chesterfield police seeking whereabouts of missing 6-year-old girl

Chesterfield County police are seeking the public's help in locating a 6-year-old girl who has been missing since Monday. Police said in a release that Karsen Miller was reported missing by Chesterfield Child Protective Services on Wednesday. She is thought to be with her mother, Kelli Renee Miller,

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-12-13 23:11:00

Why Chesterfield schools were closed on Thursday

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Students in Chesterfield County got most of the week off because of this week’s historic December snow storm. The largest school district in Central Virginia will open on time Friday, but explained to CBS 6 why, unlike their counterparts in the region, they closed their doors on T

WTVR-TV - 2018-12-13 23:03:16

Missing Chesterfield child found safe

CHESTERFIELD - Police said a 6-year-old county girl reported missing by the county's Child Protective Services has beem found safe. Karsen Miller was reported missing Wednesday. She had not been seen since Dec. 10.

PROGRESS INDEX - 2018-12-13 23:59:00

Quoting 'The Lorax,' Court Pulls Permit For Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail

A federal appeals court has thrown out a power company's permit to build a natural gas pipeline across two national forests and the Appalachian Trail – and slammed the U.S. Forest Service for granting the approvals in the first place.

NPR - 2018-12-14 23:43:00

Dominion files to recover $302 million from ratepayers for environmental upgrades

Dominion Energy is angling to recover roughly $302.4 million from ratepayers across the state to cover the cost of upgrading three coal-burning power plants to meet federal and state environmental regulations.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-12-14 23:47:00

Man charged with sexually assaulting woman during massage in Hanover

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- The Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Richmond man who they say sexually assaulted a woman while giving massages without a license. Clinton Corbert Stevenson is charged with felony object sexual penetration and unlawful massage. The 46-year-old was arrested

WRIC TV - 2018-12-14 20:32:00

Evacuations underway as authorities investigate bomb threats emailed across the country

(WRIC) -- Authorities have responded to multiple reports of bomb threats being emailed to different locations across the country, including universities, businesses and libraries, on Thursday afternoon.

WRIC TV - 2018-12-13 20:49:00

Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court has invalidated a permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found Thursday that the U.S. Forest Service "abdicated its responsibi

WRAL - 2018-12-13 18:21:00

Chesterfield cancels exams; why some students are not happy

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- After cancelling school four straight days following Sunday's snowstorm, Chesterfield Schools have now also cancelled midterm exams for high school students.

WTVR-TV - 2018-12-13 12:06:10

Former Chesterfield sheriff's captain gets no jail time for contributing to delinquency of minor

A former Chesterfield County sheriff's captain was convicted this week of a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Donny Lewis Dixon, 40, of Ashland, had been facing a felony charge of distributing child pornography. On Wednesday, Dixon entered a written agreement with pro

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-12-13 23:36:00

Chesterfield police investigating death of pedestrian struck on Hull Street Road near Chippenham

Chesterfield County police are investigating the death of a woman who was struck by a vehicle and killed Thursday morning on Hull Street Road near the Chippenham Parkway interchange.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-12-13 16:09:00

Police ID woman killed ‘lying in’ Hull Street Road

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police have released the name of a woman officers said was "lying in the roadway" along Route 360 when she was struck and killed Thursday morning in Chesterfield County.

WTVR-TV - 2018-12-13 12:56:28