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Video of police fatal shooting of naked man raises questions, family says

This still image taken from the Richmond, Va., Police body camera shows a police officer pointing his gun at Marcus-David Peters on May 14, 2018, in Richmond, Va. (Richmond Police via AP)

FOXNEWS - 2018-05-26 11:32:50

Naked unarmed black man shot dead by Virginia police in disturbing video (GRAPHIC)

Disturbing bodycam footage shows the fatal shooting of an unarmed and naked black man, who seemed to be “mentally unstable,” by a Richmond, Virginia police officer. The incident is currently being investigated.

RT.COM - 2018-05-26 16:17:00

Police: Blown transformer causes power outage in Midlothian

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Police say some residents dealing with a power outage issue in Midlothian is not a result of a vehicle crash, but rather a blown transformer.

WRIC TV - 2018-05-26 18:10:46

Police: No charges will be filed in phony abduction staged outside Midlothian Walmart

After completing an investigation and consulting with the Chesterfield Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, police said they are "deeply troubled by the danger these young adults put themselves and others in by staging this abduction," but there are no Virginia statutes that "specifically applies to pe

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-05-25 20:00:00

Man and woman wounded in Richmond double shooting

Upon arrival, officers located an adult male and adult female suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to the hospital with what appears to be non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

WTVR-TV - 2018-05-26 03:29:41

Wear and tear on utility pole causes thousands to lose power in Midlothian

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Police say some residents dealing with a power outage issue in Midlothian is not a result of a vehicle crash, but rather a blown transformer.

WRIC TV - 2018-05-26 18:45:25

Vigil scheduled for Richmond woman shot while answering front door

Geraldine Tillery, 61, was shot around 11 p.m. on May 5. She was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds. She succumbed to her injuries 16 days later, on May 21.

WTVR-TV - 2018-05-25 22:58:07

Latest: Richmond police release footage of fatal shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a man by Richmond police (all times local):12 p.m.Body-camera video of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a Richmond police officer shows the man emerge naked from a car and dash onto a highway, where he flailed erratically on the ground

WTHR - 2018-05-25 16:32:21

Family views body camera footage of unarmed, naked man shot on I-95

RICHMOND, Va. – Family members said their stance remains the same, after viewing body camera footage of the interstate altercation between Marcus-David Lamar Peters and a Richmond Police Department officer.


Va. Court of Appeals upholds capital murder conviction of Chesterfield man who killed beloved state trooper in 2016

In a 40-page opinion published Tuesday, the appeals court rejected defense claims the trial court erred in seven separate rulings, ranging from denying a motion to move the trial out of Dinwiddie due to pretrial publicity to refusing to set aside the verdict because of defense claims that prosecutor


'It's almost uncontrollable and not worth it': Midlothian man shares battle with kratom addiction

He went to treatment and was sober when someone told him about kratom, an herbal supplement sold in the form of leaves, powder, capsules and extracts.


UPDATED: Police say Petersburg man died in motorcycle crash on Interstate 95

State police have identified the person who died in the Interstate 95 crash Tuesday as Keith Gerrard Blount, 57, of Petersburg.


Chesterfield police investigating apparent abduction of woman in parking lot of Midlothian Walmart

Several witnesses told police that a four-door sedan with Virginia license plates pulled up to the store's grocery-side doors and a male approached the vehicle. As he opened one of the vehicle's doors, the trunk opened and a female jumped out and fled, witnesses told police.


Missing Mechanicsville woman safely located in Henrico County

Laura Mary-Beth Pendleton, 34, was reported missing by family from her home in Mechanicsville.


Chief responds after video of Chesterfield teen’s arrest goes viral

The man, identified as Elkanah Odembo, was charged with Assault on a Law Enforcement, Obstruction/Resisting Arrest, and Driving with Defective Equipment.


He catches an Uber to recovery meetings. And Chesterfield and Goodwill pay the bill.

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Police: Friends stage abduction at Chesterfield Walmart, planned to post video online

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to the Walmart in Midlothian where several witnesses reported seeing what appeared to be the abduction of a female. On Monday,police released information about the incident and surveillance photosof the female and several of the males involved.


Police: 2-year-old dies after accidentally shooting himself inside apartment

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) -- Roanoke Police said officers were flagged down by a vehicle on Melrose Avenue at Peters Creek Road, NW around 12 p.m. Tuesday, May 22 after parents said their two-year-old had shot himself.


Northam seeks plan to boost offshore wind

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) --Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration says it is looking for advice on how to make the state more attractive to offshore wind power.Northam's office announced Tuesday that the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is seeking a contract to provide a strategic plan to ma


Walmart abduction in Chesterfield was a planned hoax

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – The Chesterfield County Police Department has located and interviewed the female and four males involved in an apparent abduction that occurred in the 900 block of Walmart Way at about 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 20. The investigation indicates no abduction occurred and the incid