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Colonial Heights Police arrest Hopewell man for Robbery, Arson, and Escape
Colonial Heights Police just made rhe following announcement:. An adult male has been arrested in connection with a case involving robbery, arson, larceny and weapons charges. On November 25, 2018 around 5:07am, Colonial Heights Police officers responded to a call of someone shooting at Bennys Taver
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.
Overturned log truck causing major delays on I-85 in Petersburg
PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) -- Motorists traveling on I-85 in the City of Petersburg should expect major delays after a crash involving a log truck. The crash, which occurred near Squirrel Level Road (Exit 65), initially shut down all northbound and southbound lanes. Virginia State Police said the southb
Police, neighbors looking out for 'Grinch' destroying Christmas decorations in Hopewell
HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) -- Hopewell Police are on the lookout for a "Grinch" responsible for destroying Christmas decorations at someone's home. The area in Hopewell, on Portsmouth Street, is typically lit up during the holidays but the street corner is dark now.
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.
Snow joke: Prince George Co. family builds 21-foot-tall snowman
PRINCE GEORGE Co., Va. (WTVR) - A tradition that began as a family competition ended with a 21-foot-tall snowman in Prince George County. Jason Smith told CBS 6 in Richmond that members of his family first tried to beat each other by building the largest snowman.
Chesterfield Police searching for vehicle larceny suspect
CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield County Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a man who was captured breaking into a car. We need your help to identify the man seen in this video. He broke into a vehicle on Beaver Bridge Road on 12/11 at 6:39 a.m. and stole a firearm. Pl
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,
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.
Child porn suspect shoots self at Prince George mobile home park, police say
PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. — Police are investigating a shooting at the Red Hill Mobile Home Park in Prince George County Thursday afternoon. Officials said officers were called to the 3800 block of Puddledock Road to find a man wanted on an indictment for producing child pornography.
Man wanted for child pornography shoots himself before being taken into custody
PRINCE GEORGE, VA (WWBT) - Prince George County Police responded to the 3800 block of Puddlelock Road at approximate;y 12:10 p.m. to locate a man wanted on an indictment related to the production of child pornography.
From light displays to home tours, area offers ample holiday offerings
FORT LEE, Va. -- Fort Lee families who plan to stay in the local area over the holiday break should take some time to enjoy the many festive offerings of the surrounding communities.
19 charged in Virginia drug-trafficking ring
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Federal, state, and local officials say 19 people have been arrested on federal drug-trafficking, firearms, and other charges after a months-long, multi-agency investigation.
Northern Virginia Weather: Hazardous Outlook Issued
STERLING, VA—With drenching rain on the way for the Northern Virginia area, a flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service from 6 p.m. Friday until 6 p.m. Saturday. Approximately 1-2 inches of rain is expected, with up to 3 inches possible.
☃️Family builds 21-foot tall snowman in Prince George
PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. -- A tradition that began as a family competition ended with a 21-foot tall snowman in Prince George County. Jason Smith said that members of his family first tried to beat each other by building the largest snowman.
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
Bomb threats emailed to multiple locations across Virginia, the US
Dozens of institutions across the country, including multiple jurisdictions in Virginia, received email threats Thursday afternoon, causing evacuations and sweeps of buildings.
Updates on snow-related closings in the Tri-City area
Almost a foot of snow fell over the Tri-City area Sunday, making roads treacherous and providing an unexpected holiday for school kids and some workers, too. Petersburg - Schools and city offices are closed Monday. School maintenance and custodial staff must report at 7 a.m. Petersburg Area Transit
Man shot in parking lot of Chester restaurant
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Chesterfield County Police are looking for a gunman after an early morning shooting outside a Chester restaurant. Police said they responded to a local hospital to investigate a shooting.
Down on the Farm in Petersburg
The city of Petersburg was once a prosperous place where railroads crossed and tobacco money changed hands. Today it’s economically depressed, but a program pioneered by Virginia State University could help to revive the city in a surprising way. David Seidel has that story.