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Burglary and vandalism at Chesterfield church leads to charges against Richmond man
A Richmond man is facing charges in connection with a burglary and vandalism incident at Ironbridge Baptist Church earlier this month, Chesterfield County police said Monday. Around 11 p.m. on Nov. 6, a suspect entered the church at 10900 Ironbridge Road where he destroyed Bibles, broke an interior
Some Chesterfield high school students are choosing to wearing camouflage in order to afford college
“We’re excited about (them) coming out bringing the truck,” L.C. Bird High School Principal Adrienne Blanton said, “showing the kids the opportunities that are available through the Navy.”
Driver charged in crash that killed 3 pleads not guilty
Claire C. Carr, 53, entered a not guilty plea to three counts of involuntary manslaughter. Those charges each carry a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.
There’s a $1 million plan to reduce crime in one Richmond neighborhood
The project, funded by a federal grant, will strive to reduce the number of homicides by 50 percent, the number of violent gun crimes by 25 percent, improve the relationship between law enforcement and community members, and increase employment rates by 10 percent.
Suburban Chicago security guard was killed by police while ‘doing his job,’ lawyer says
An officer from Midlothian, Illinois, fatally shot Jemel Roberson, a 26-year-old security guard working at the bar, Cook County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari told CNN.
Ready for snow? VDOT says it's prepared for winter weather
There are nearly 12,000 pieces of equipment VDOT said it can use for snowy weather and more than 700,000 tons of salt, sand and other supplies for treatment.
Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A person familiar with the plans say Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia. The online retailer is expected to make an official announcement later Tuesday. The person was not authorized to speak publ
Man arrested following Petersburg shooting
Jones has been charged with malicious wounding, reckless handling of a firearm, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and discharging of a firearm in a public place. He is being incarcerated at Riverside Regional Jail.
Chesterfield Schools hire new drivers to address late bus issue
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Since the beginning of the school year, Chesterfield County parents have complained about excessively late buses in the morning and afternoon. One parent even reported that their child was dropped off at the wrong bus stop. Chesterfield School officials acknowledged there
New flight school, aircraft management company trying to land deal with Chesterfield County
As Chesterfield County is preparing to expand its airport's runway to attract larger corporate jets and investment, some local pilots say having only one company operating there sometimes works against the public interest. The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Wednesday on wheth
Allegiant adds 9 nonstop routes at Sarasota-Bradenton Intl Airport, intro prices $45 and up
SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) - Allegiant Air is adding nine more nonstop routes at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). The new routes are: Asheville, North Carolina; Baltimore; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Nashville, Tennessee; Richmond, Virgi
Number of bus crashes increased across the state
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - According to The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, the number of crashes involving school buses has increased over the past five years.
Richmond, Chesterfield crews respond to house fire overnight
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - No one was injured in a Chesterfield house fire overnight.Crews were called to the home on Adelaide Avenue near Iron Bridge Road around 1 a.m.Officials say the people living on the second floor smelled smoke and everyone got out.No one was hurt, and the cause is still under inv
Midlothian's Keira D'Amato takes second behind Bose Gemeda Asseta in the women's Anthem Richmond Marathon
D’Amato finished second in 2:40:56. Ethiopia’s Bose Gemeda Asseta, who pretty much led from start to finish, was first in 2:39:04.
Woman charged after school bus crash sends 5 children to hospital
The driver of the car, Elizabeth Overby, 76, of Sutherland, VA was also taken to a hospital for minor injuries. She was charged with following too close.
Amazon goes bicoastal, will open HQs in New York, DC suburb
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon has set its sights on two of the nation's largest and most powerful metro areas, announcing Tuesday it had chosen a buzzy New York neighborhood and a suburb of Washington for its new East Coast headquarters. The online shopping giant ended its 14-month-long competition for sec
Man wearing ‘I love Jesus’ breaks into churches and rips Bibles – See Pictures | Trending & Viral News
“Once inside, the suspect, who is seen in these surveillance photos, tore up Bibles, broke an interior window and spray painted walls. This incident does not appear to be random,” said the Police.
'Homeland' star touts Virginia in new video
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is turning to the star of "Homeland" to help boost tourism. The state's tourism office released an online video Monday featuring actress Claire Danes talking about how much she enjoyed spending time in the Old Dominion. "Homeland" filmed its seventh season in central Vi
'It looks like the moon, there's nothing there': Richmond woman loses California home in wildfire
Catherine Beverly-Bishop grew up in Richmond and graduated from VCU. She has spent the past seven years working for the National Park Service in Malibu, California. Beverly-Bishop and her family say these wildfires whipped through the area so fast, reducing their homes to ashes.
Missing and endangered 5-year-old girl from Spotsylvania found safe
Scarlett has blue eyes, blonde hair, with a scab on the tip of her nose. She was last seeing wearing a pink dress with no shoes.