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'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

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: 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

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

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

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

Highland Springs High placed on lockdown after loaded gun discovered

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon after a loaded gun was discovered inside the backpack of a student. In a letter to parents, school administration said they received a tip about the gun from someone inside the school. "The item was immediatel

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-23 20:49:59

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

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


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


Toys R Us closing sales have arrived

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - The Toys R Us liquidation sales are here after the toy giant announced last week that it will shut or sell all of its US stores. CNN reports that the company said it expects the sales to start Thursday. Shoppers should act fast, though, if they're expecting to snag a bargain.

WRIC TV - 2018-03-22 12:48:00

Victim fighting for life after double shooting in Richmond

One person is fighting for his life after a double shooting in on Q Street in Richmond on Thursday afternoon. Police were called to the scene at 3:22 p.m. to find two males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The second victim suffered injuries that were not life-threatening. There's currently

NBC12 - 2018-03-22 21:03:38

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


8:45 AM UPDATE: Snow will continue across central Va. all morning; still on track for totals between 1 and 3 inches

Snow will keep falling in light-to-moderate fashion for the next several hours with totals heading for 1 to 3 inches in the Richmond metro area. A winter weather advisory is in effect for the metro area through 6 p.m. In downtown Richmond, roads were wet and turning slushy and elevated surfaces are


Hoax prompted Huguenot High School lockdown Monday; school officials defend decision not to issue immediate notification

Richmond school officials defended their decision not to notify parents immediately of Monday's lockdown at Huguenot High School, saying that a student has confessed to making up the threat to the school. Around 10:45 a.m. Monday, Richmond police told school officials that "a call came in that someo


Death investigation underway after body found in South Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Police in Richmond have launched a death investigation after a body was found in the city's southside on Monday. Police tell 8News they found the body of a deceased individual after responding to reports of a person down at around 3 p.m. in the 2500 block of Wright Avenue, nea


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