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Police: Suspect in custody after person shot in Petersburg
The victim, whose gender police did not specify, was transported to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Man fighting for his life after Petersburg shooting; suspect in custody
A suspect is in police custody, according to police, who call the shooting an active investigation.
Dead Toddler Found In Suitcase In NJ Had Cocaine In System: HCPO
The father, Travis Plummer, 37, has been charged with dumping the body of his daughter on train tracks and keeping the girl's body for months before bringing it from Virginia to New Jersey.
VSU mourns loss of student killed in crash
Virginia State University students and staff are mourning the loss of an 18-year-old woman who was killed in a car crash in Maryland on Sunday.The Washington Post reports that Destanee Keenae Lyles, of Waldorf, Maryland, died in the hospital following the crash in the Port Tobacco area of Charles, M
Petersburg working on updating city ordinances for restaurants and nightclubs
"As a restaurant, you are not defined in the Zoning Ordinance, you are a permitted use in the Zoning Ordinance," Peters told a group of restaurant owners and operators on Tuesday morning.
New Richmond Wawa to open on the Boulevard Thursday
RICHMOND, Va. – Wawa will open its newest Richmond location Thursday on the Boulevard, right across from the Diamond.
Girl grazed by bullet: ‘This is the second time that the house got shot up,’ neighbor says
“Kid take an innocent bullet you know, that ain’t right, something needs to be done about that,” said neighbor Thomas Wheless.
Man charged with child endangerment after fleeing police with juvenile in vehicle
HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A 25-year-old Chester man is facing several charges, including child endangerment, after he drove from police with a child inside the vehicle.Henrico police were trying to pull Jayvonte Tre'Mon Taylor over in the area of Nine Mile Road and East Gate Boulevard on Monday just afte
Richmond man sentenced to 38 years in double homicide
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Richmond man has been sentenced to 38 years in prison in connection with a double homicide.Dominique Brockenbrough, 41, pled guilty to second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter and two counts of using a firearm in commission of a felony.He received 20 years for the murder
CAA Golf Weekly Awards - Oct. 17
Harwood captured the individual title at the Phoenix Invitational, finishing at 10-under par (67-68-68 – 203) to set a 54-hole career low. The junior was tied for the overnight lead after posting rounds of 4-under and 3-under par on the par-71 layout at Alamance Country Club before closing with a 3-
Child grazed by bullet inside home on Richmond's East End
According to police, the gunman shot into the home from the outside. The bullet grazed the child, who was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.
Chesterfield shopping center to get Publix-fueled overhaul - Richmond BizSense
Much of the main 94,000-square-foot shopping center will be razed to accommodate Publix, plans show, with the exception of the 24,000-square-foot Williams & Sherrill Interiors space, and several outparcels that house Firestone Tire, Starbucks, Outback Steakhouse and Sheetz.
Petersburg schools letting parents eat lunch with students
Lakemont Elementary, 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.Pleasants Lane Elementary, 10:55 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Cool Spring Elementary, 10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Walnut Hill Elementary, 11:40 a.m. to 1:10 p.m.Westview, 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Man shot, killed in parking lot of Westover Hills apartments
Officers discovered the body of a man, identified only as an adult black male by police, in the apartment's parking lot.
State Police identify man killed in Dinwiddie crash
At 8:08 p.m., state police arrived at the scene, located at Route 460 and Route 625, after receiving a call for a single-vehicle crash.
Richmond Public Schools teacher named 2019 Virginia Teacher of the Year
“Most importantly, I want to thank my students,” Robinson said in accepting the award. “My students are the most vulnerable kids in society. They have succumbed to the pressure of urban living and made mistakes that they are paying for, but they still persevere and strive for success. They are my in
48-pound snapping turtle found by Chesterfield homeowner
The turtle was fine, but was not happy about the human encounter. It took three people to safely examine the animal, which could not be done in the field because the turtle was too aggressive.
Former state gov't contractor pleads guilty for taking in $30K after being let go
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- A former state government contractor pled guilty on Tuesday after a Capitol Police investigation revealed she committed fraud, receiving nearly $30,000 months after being let go.
No winners in Tuesday's drawing, Mega Millions jackpot soars to $868 million
More Local NewsChild grazed by bullet inside home on Richmond's East EndNo winners in Tuesday's drawing, Mega Millions jackpot soars to $868 millionRPS teacher named 2019 Virginia Teacher of the YearDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The already-giant Mega Millions prize is now at $868 million after a drawing
Jury urges 47-year term for gunman in Petersburg shooting that left 3 wounded and 1 dead
A Petersburg jury has recommended a 47-year prison term for a gunman who opened fire on a group of people in an unproved attack last year outside Shortt's Grocery that wounded three people and killed one.After deliberating about 90 minutes following a two-day trial, the jury on Friday found Jamal De