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Why man accused of killing uncle over family farm won't stand trial

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. -- A Dinwiddie man accused of brutally killing his uncle in Dinwiddie County was found incompetent to stand trial on Friday. Experts from Central State Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Petersburg, diagnosed Daryl Ridley with a schizoaffective disorder. That means he has unre

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-23 22:30:48

'Suicidal' man in I-95 standoff was person of interest in 2015 disappearance

Jon Burkett will have more on Rios on CBS 6 News at 11 p.m. HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - David Louis Rios, the man at the center of Wednesday's standoff that shut down I-95, was a "person of interest" in the case of a missing Richmond mother in 2015. The body of Katasha Johnson was found in garbage bags at

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-23 03:04:59

Police: 4 arrested for armed Carytown 7-Eleven robbery could be linked to others in Chesterfield

(From left-to-right) Anthony Wilson Jr., Devin Van Gundy, Yolanda Hobbs and Rashaun Smith. (Photos courtesy RPD) RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Four people have been arrested in connection with a recent armed robbery at a Carytown 7-Eleven, and detectives believe they are also connected to multiple robber

WRIC TV - 2018-03-23 15:51:18

Inmate charged with murder after body found in Chesterfield car

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - A Chesterfield County Grand Jury indicted a Richmond man on a first-degree murder charge in the October 2017 death of 28-year-old Chazaray D. Moseley. Christopher W. Bryant, 26, of Richmond, was served with first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felon

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-23 15:05:02

Police: 16-year-old arrested for having loaded gun on school property

Henrico police have arrested and charged a 16-year-old after the school system said a loaded gun was found at Highland Springs High School earlier on Friday. A school official said after receiving a tip from someone inside the school, a loaded gun was found inside a backpack. Police immediately conf

NBC12 - 2018-03-23 21:01:00

Robber with recognizable forehead tattoo sentenced to 30 years

A Petersburg man whose forehead tattoo helped victims and investigators confirm his identity was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for possessing firearms during two Hopewell robberies. Court records show that Vince Nicholas, 24, committed six robberies over a three-month span in late 2016. O

NBC12 - 2018-03-22 21:40:27

School Board approves year-round school at Chesterfield elementary school

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - The Chesterfield School Board approved a pilot program Friday morning that will change the school year schedule for one elementary school in the district. Bellwood Elementary will be the first school in Chesterfield to try the year-round schedule. Starting in the 2018-2019

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-23 22:20:59

Teen charged after collision with Hopewell school bus

HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) - A 17-year-old has been charged after a school bus carrying 30 students in Hopewell was involved in a head-on collision Thursday morning. The crash occurred shortly after 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of South 22nd Avenue and Pickett Street. According to police, the school bus

WRIC TV - 2018-03-22 16:25:55

Driver cited in Hopewell school bus crash

HOPEWELL, Va. - The driver of a car was cited following a Thursday morning crash involving a Hopewell school bus, sources with direct knowledge of the situation told CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil. The crash was reported near the intersection of 22nd and Pickett streets, near Dupont Elementary Sc

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-22 15:21:03

Henrico man, 29, charged in Richmond hit-and-run that left driver with life-threatening injuries

A Henrico County man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run collision last week in Richmond's East End that left a driver with life-threatening injuries. Andre W. Howard, 29, of the 1900 block of Springdale Road, was arrested Wednesday by Richmond police, with assistance from the U.S. Ma

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-03-22 02:47:00

2 people charged with attempted murder in Richmond shooting

Two people have been charged with attempted murder after a shooting Tuesday night in Richmond. Police say an officer saw an altercation among a group of people in the parking lot of a business in the 2000 block of Chamberlayne Avenue around 9:15 p.m. While investigating, the officer learned that a


Shooting investigation underway in Richmond's East End

RICHMOND (WRIC) - A shooting investigation is underway in Richmond's East End Thursday afternoon. Police are on scene in the 3100 block of Q Street for reports of a shooting. It's unclear how many victims are injured, but the original call came in for two people shot. Police have not released any in

WRIC TV - 2018-03-22 19:38:04

Woman arrested for credit card fraud in Colonial Heights

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) - A woman has been arrested in connection with five Colonial Heights cases involving credit card fraud. In 2015, a victim reported that her purse was stolen from a restaurant and that her credit cards had been used in the area immediately afterward. On January 27, three

WRIC TV - 2018-03-22 20:37:10

Police shut down I-95 after chase of armed suspect

RICHMOND, VA (WRIC) - RICHMOND (WRIC) - Interstate 95 is closed near the Belvidere exit after a police chase ended with an armed subject threatening to kill himself. Dozens of police cars, including State Police and Henrico Police vehicles, can be seen on traffic cameras in the southbound lanes. Tra


Police activity blocks traffic on I-95 in Richmond

A heavy police presence has shut down traffic on I-95 near Belvidere on Wednesday. Henrico Police say around 3 p.m., an officer came upon a wrecked car with an armed person threatening himself. Virginia State Police are providing traffic control. They are blocking and redirecting traffic on I-95 and


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


Crime Solvers: Crime of the week

Bridges, Jenkins, Lacey (from left to right) RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - This week Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers needs your assistance in locating three fugitives wanted by the Richmond Police Department. Malik Bridges is wanted for shooting into an occupied dwelling and destruction of property. Bridge


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


10 AM UPDATE: 1 to 2 inches of snow so far around central Va.; flakes will get lighter this afternoon

Snow will keep falling in light-to-moderate fashion for the next several hours with totals approaching 1 to 3 inches in the Richmond metro area. A winter weather advisory is in effect for the metro area through 6 p.m. Weather observers are reporting totals ranging from 1 to 2 inches already across c


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