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Man tries to lure child in car at Hopewell school bus stop

Hopewell police are investigating another case of someone trying to lure a child into a car near a school bus stop. Police say this is not related to the incident that happened in the 2900 block of Maple Street on Sept. 12, but both incidents happened within two miles of each other. Officers say thi

NBC12 - 2017-09-20 21:01:37

Missing 70-year-old Hopewell man found dead in pond

Prince George County Police are investigating after a missing man from Hopewell was found dead in a pond. Officers responded to the 6800 block of Thweatt Dr. and found a body face down in a pond on the property. The description matched the 70-year-old man reported missing from Hopewell. The cause of

NBC12 - 2017-09-19 19:24:10

Petersburg teen: 'I don't want to live anymore' following bullying

A Petersburg parent is concerned about her daughter being the target of social media bullying. The Vernon Johns Middle School student says it all has to do with a group chat where she told her friends she prefers not to date outside of her race. It has become a 12-year-old's worst nightmare. Now, a

NBC12 - 2017-09-22 03:46:00

Chesterfield boy, 16, indicted for murder in neighborhood shooting death of friend

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RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-21 21:15:00

Tractor trailer hits I-95 bridge: Avoid the area

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. - Two lanes of Interstate 95 north in Colonial Heights were closed Friday after a tractor trailer hit an interstate bridge. The accident was reported near Exit 53 near Southpark Boulevard. "The north center lane, right lane, right shoulder, and entrance ramp are closed," VDOT a

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-22 16:08:20

Multiple animal shelters team up for Petersburg adoption event

Petersburg Animal Control PETERSBURG, Va. - Multiple shelters are teaming up this weekend for an adoption event at the River Street Market in Old Town Petersburg. Six local animal care and control groups will attend the event: Prince George, Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Petersburg, Sussex, and Surry. There

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-21 20:16:56

PHOTO: Tractor-trailer hits overpass, closes lanes on I-95N in Colonial Heights

Several lanes of I-95 Northbound are closed near the Southpark Blvd exit after a tractor-trailer hit the overpass. Traffic is impacted on I-95 and Southpark Blvd between West Roslyn Road and East Roslyn Road. Copyright 2017WWBTNBC12. All rights reserved Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12

NBC12 - 2017-09-22 15:25:29

Cattle Baron's Ball returning to Chesterfield County

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - 8News is taking the lead with the American Cancer Society, and we're raising money for cancer research in a unique way. The Cattle Baron's Ball, sponsored by Haley Automotive Group, is returning to the Richmond area. It's a night of fun, food and boot scootin'. The western gal

WRIC TV - 2017-09-22 16:10:25

Chesterfield leaders break ground on $31 million elementary school

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Chesterfield County Public School administrators broke ground at the site of the future Enon Elementary School in Chester. Dozens showed up to the ceremony Friday morning at 2001 East Hundred Road. The Enon Elementary School project will replace the existing school which

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-22 17:24:03

Cock-a-doodle-doo! Rooster available for adoption in Chesterfield

If you're looking for a new alarm clock, avoid the stores and head over to the Chesterfield animal shelter and check out the rooster for adoption. King Arthur "is a handsome rooster who loves to greet the shelter staff in the mornings and run up and down his ramp," the shelter posted on Facebook th

NBC12 - 2017-09-22 15:15:44

'All clear' given at JTCC Chester campus after nearby robbery prompts lockdown

CHESTER, Va. (WRIC) - All entrances and exits to John Tyler Community College's Chester campus are currently closed as police search for a suspect involved in a nearby robbery. The robbery occurred just before 3 p.m. at the Virginia Credit Union located at 13025 Jefferson Davis Highway. Police said

WRIC TV - 2017-09-21 19:26:41

Robbery suspect prompts higher security near JTCC in Chester

Chesterfield police gave an "all clear" to John Tyler Community College in Chester. The entrances were blocked earlier as Chesterfield authorities searched for a robbery suspect who was last seen running in the direction of the school. Police told school officials that people could leave the campus,

NBC12 - 2017-09-21 20:09:16

Police ID Chesterfield man killed in Newport News crash

Charges are pending in the fiery crash in Newport News that killed a 20-year-old Chesterfield man. Nelson Conner Gays was the passenger in the car. The driver survived, and troopers believe alcohol was a factor. Gays' family hopes other people can learn from this tragedy. His sister, Alyssa Larkin,

NBC12 - 2017-09-21 22:08:27

Police investigating second incident of attempted child luring in one week

HOPEWELL, Va. - For the second time in a week, Hopewell Police are investigating a reported incident related to the attempted luring of a child into a vehicle. This comes one week after it was reported that a couple attempted to lure a child into their car in the 2900 Block of Maple Street. Police b

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-20 20:47:03

Cell phone of murdered man pinged in Chesterfield after his death: Crime Insider

RICHMOND, Va. - The cell phone of the man found dead inside his Henrico home was pinged 40 minutes away in Chesterfield County, Crime Insider sources tell Jon Burkett. While the body of 33-year-old Montez A. Matthews was found Tuesday and the ping was Monday morning, sources say they believe Matthew

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-21 03:36:43

Chesterfield Police find children in a trunk during traffic stop

CHESTERFIELD, Va. - Chesterfield Police found three children in the trunk of a vehicle during a traffic stop on Sept. 15. The officer stopped the driver and then likely never imagined what would happen next. Police said a nine-year-old boy actually crawled from the trunk into the passenger compartme

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-20 22:50:30

Missing man found dead in pond

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. - A 70-year-old man, reported missing from Hopewell, was found deceased Monday night in a Prince George pond. Police responded to the 6800 block of Thweatt Drive in Prince George Monday to investigate the missing person report. "Upon arrival, officers conducted a search of

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-19 19:18:09

1 of 5 men shot outside Petersburg grocery store dies: sources

PETERSBURG, Va. - One of the five men shot outside of a Petersburg grocery store Sunday night has died, sources confirm to CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil. The shooting was reported just before 9:40 p.m. outside of Shortt's Grocery at the intersection of Harding and Mistletoe streets. All five sho

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-19 22:07:10

Mother of children in head-on Prince George ATV crash 'just kept praying'

Four children, severely injured in a head-on crash between two ATVs in Prince George County over the weekend, will survive their injuries. However, the recovery period will be a long road, said the mother of two of the children, Kristie James. Prince George County Police say the two ATVs - operated

NBC12 - 2017-09-20 18:54:49

Health dept. to offer free flu shots in Colonial Heights

The Virginia Department of Health will offer free flu shots on Saturday, Sept. 30. The event will be held at 9 a.m. at Colonial Heights Middle School, located at 500 Conduit Road in Colonial Heights. The health district says only 500 doses of the vaccine will be available and will be offered to anyo

NBC12 - 2017-09-20 19:52:01