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Video shows car engulfed in flames on I-95 north in Colonial Heights
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. – A vehicle fire has closed multiple lanes on I-95 north in Colonial Heights, causing a back of 4.5 miles.
Death investigation underway after man found dead in Petersburg home
Upon arrival, an 80-year-old male was found dead inside the home. That victim’s name has not been released, pending notification of next of kin.
Two men shot overnight in Richmond's East End
More Local NewsTwo men shot overnight in Richmond's East EndNew tariffs impact on Virginia's breweriesMother hopes community can help solve son's murder 13 years laterRICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Richmond Police are investigating a double shooting overnight Friday into Saturday.The shooting happened aroun
Teen drowns in East End pool
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Police are investigating after a teenage boy drowned at a pool in an East End apartment complex Friday evening.Police and fire crews were called to the pool at the 11 North at White Oak Apartments on North Laburnum Avenue just before 5:30 p.m. for a medical emergency. Upon arri
Greyhound bus headed to Richmond catches fire; 1 injured
A Greyhound spokeswoman says 50 passengers were aboard the bus, which had departed from New York and was headed to Richmond, Virginia. She said a relief bus was sent to pick up the passengers and take them to their destination.
‘Smart and beautiful’ student writes book about living with alopecia
The Carver Elementary School student was diagnosed with the condition, which caused her hair to fall out, at the beginning of the school year.
Two men injured in early morning shooting in Richmond's East End
A man is suffering a life-threatening injury following a shooting early Saturday morning near the Mosby Court neighborhood in Richmond's East End.Around 2:30 a.m. police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1600 block of Spotsylvania Street, where they found two men suffering from gunshot woun
Men wounded in Mosby Court double shooting
RICHMOND, Va. -- Police said two men were wounded in a shooting in Richmond's Mosby Court public housing neighborhood early Saturday morning.Richmond Police officials said officers found the two male victims at 1600 Spotsylvania Street around 2:30 a.m.Both were transported to an area hospital.Police
Plant that causes 3rd degree burns, blindness found in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. — Giant Hogweed, an invasive plant that can cause third-degree burns and permanent blindness, has been found in Virginia, according to researchers at the Massey Herbarium at Virginia Tech. Contact with the plant’s sap, in combination with sun exposure, can lead to those extreme conditi
Charles City woman guilty of using credit card of deceased man -
Teresa Fay Lloyd, 62, of the 6100 block of Sign Post Lane, entered a guilty plea to a single count of credit card fraud as part of a plea deal.
2 arrested after woman fatally shot on Richmond sidewalk
Chelsea Rarrick with Richmond Police said 19-year-old Zaquarie D. Hightower, of the 5700 block of Westover Village Drive, and 20-year-old Ayah A. Alshaer, of the 5700 block of Westover Village Drive, were arrested Friday on a capias in connection with the murder of Elizabeth M. Ziegler.
Pilot injured when small plane crashes during take off in New Kent County
“The Trooper’s preliminary investigation reveals that Cornelius Obrien, 61, of Mechanicsville, Va., was piloting a Cessna 172D single-engine aircraft when he was attempting to take off,” Hill said in a news release. “The plane was briefly in the air and crashed into the wood line.”
Virginia woman arrested in connection to CA cannabis home invasions
The fifth and final outstanding suspect in two home invasion robberies that resulted in the death of a homeowner in Santa Rosa was arrested Monday in Richmond, Virginia, authorities said.
Petersburg Police still searching for answers 13 years after teen's murder
Just after 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 23, 2005, police were called to the back of a home in the 100 block of Liberty Street for a body that had been discovered. Arriving officers found Thomas dead.
H&M opening store in Southpark Mall in Colonial Heights
H&M, which sells clothing and accessories, is planning to add a location in Southpark Mall in Colonial Heights, the company announced June 13, 2018. The store is expected to open in spring 2019. The company opened a store in Stony Point Fashion Park in Richmond, pictured, in December.TAMMIE SMITH/TI
Richmond graduation evacuated over possible armed person in crowd
“It was two, three different stories, but at the end I just heard bomb threat,” said parent Sherry Ross.
Driver charged after crashing into GRTC Pulse stop
More Local NewsDriver charged after crashing into GRTC Pulse stopVirginia water projects to get $56M in new federal fundingAllegiant airline launches nonstop service from Richmond to NashvilleRICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- A woman was charged after she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into one of th
Repeat offender who illegally entered U.S. four times sentenced to 8 years
Victor Santos-Ochoa, 45, convicted of more than 20 other crimes in the U.S. since 1992, pleaded guilty Feb. 14 to illegal re-entry following a conviction of an aggravated felony and was facing a prison term of 37 to 46 months under the sentencing guidelines.
CVS launches medication disposal program in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. — In an attempt to fight opioid addiction and abuse in Virginia, residents will now be able to properly dispose unused medicine and prescription drugs to select CVS Pharmacy locations.
ALDI hiring 120 workers for new Dinwiddie County headquarters and warehouse
PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) ---- German grocery chain ALDI is hiring 120 workers for its new, $57 million regional headquarters and warehouse in Dinwiddie County.