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2 seriously injured after car gets trapped under tractor-trailer on I-95
More Local News2 seriously injured after car gets trapped under tractor-trailer on I-95Petersburg woman recounts harrowing moment of being shot while protecting great-grandchildrenHonduran woman fearing deportation given sanctuary in churchRICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Authorities say two people were inju
ALDI holding hiring event for new Petersburg warehouse
The new warehouse, which will also double as a regional headquarters for ALDI, is slated to open by the end of 2018.
'He let people in too easy': Father shot and killed at Dinwiddie car wash
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Appeals Court Grants New Sentencing Hearings for DC Sniper
In this Oct. 26, 2004, file photo, Lee Boyd Malvo enters a courtroom in the Spotsylvania, Va., Circuit Court. A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2018, in a case focusing on the life sentences given to Malvo. (Photo: AP)
Northrop Grumman cutting 348 jobs in Chester
CHESTER, Va. — As a 13-year IT deal with the state comes to a close, a Northern Virginia-based government contractor’s local employees are feeling the pinch, while waiting to see if they’ll be picked up by a competitor.
Agreement reached between Martese Johnson and VA ABC
The Parties and ABC have reached a mutually agreeable compromise and resolution of the lawsuit. In the Parties’ and ABC’s view, the interests of justice and the long term interests of the community are best served, not through continued and protracted litigation, but by taking the events as an oppor
Prince George woman evicted from apartment after home invasion
“My friend was trying to leave and get out of the house and I left out the back door and that`s when they shot over there, and I ran to my neighbor`s house through the back yard and I heard three or four more shots outside in the parking lot,” Covil said.
Virginia school drops Confederate general’s name in favor of Obama’s
When students at J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School in Richmond, Va., return from their summer break, they will no longer be studying at a school named after a Confederate general who fought for the rights of slave owners in the Civil War.
Man killed outside Route 1 gas station
DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. — A man was shot and killed Wednesday morning near the Shell gas station/Burger King along the 5600 block of Boydton Plank Road, according to Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Major William Knott
Man killed after box truck runs off Route 1, strikes tree
More Local News"Hometown Heroes" honored for kindness and heroism in communityMan killed after box truck runs off Route 1, strikes treeRichmond Police mourn loss of beloved retired K-9 ArekBRUNSWICK COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- A man was killed after he crashed his box truck in Brunswick County Monday afte
Man pulled from Petersburg pool after going under in deep end
PETERSBURG, Va. -- Petersburg police were called to the swimming pool at Crater Square apartments, around 3:15 p.m. Monday.
Chick-fil-A worker chases down customer who forgot food, becomes viral sensation
Jared Wilson, 19, was working at the Chick-fil-A location in Midlothian, Va., when he realized a co-worker had forgotten to include one of the chicken sandwiches the customer purchased, according toWTVR.
UPDATE: Man who claimed self-defense in Shockoe Bottom double slaying is found guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter
The two friends were shot to death Oct. 8, 2017, outside a Shockoe Bottom nightclub during a fight with Brockenbrough.
Elementary school's name changes from honoring Confederate general to honoring Barack Obama
The lone holdout, Kenya Gibson, had asked for a delay of the vote because there were no local names being considered in the school’s renaming. Gibson represents the 3rd District where Barack Obama Elementary School is located.
Governor orders Va. National Guard home from U.S.-Mexico border
“Virginia benefits from the important work of securing our border and we have a responsibility to contribute to that mission. However, we also have a responsibility to stand up to policies or actions that run afoul of the values that define us as Americans,” Governor Northam said in a statement. “To
Homicide investigation underway after man shot and killed at Dinwiddie car wash
Witness, Timothy Couch, told 8News the victim is his business partner and fellow co-owner of the car wash.
Window busted out of Omni Richmond Hotel; police investigation underway
Police tell 8News they were dispatched to the Omni Richmond Hotel, located at the intersection of 12th and East Cary streets, for reports of a mental subject.
Woman ejected from vehicle in fatal crash; child found in car seat: Crime Insider reports
Dinwiddie fatal crashDINWIDDIE, Va. — Police are investigating a fatal accident in the 17000 block of Courthouse Road in Dinwiddie.Crime Insider sources report that a woman was ejected in the single vehicle crash, and found dead outside of the vehicle. Authorities arriving on scene located a young c
Bear spotted in Chesterfield neighborhood
According to Lt. Cimbal with Chesterfield Police, the young bear was seen in the area of Eastwood and Greencastle Roads, which isn't far from Powhite Parkway.
Off-duty Richmond deputy testifies he saw defendant kill two friends outside Shockoe Bottom nightclub
Monday was the first day of the jury trial for Dominique Brockenbrough, who is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Oscar W. Lewis II, 25, and Deonte M. Bullock, 29, after an altercation in the 1700 block of East Main Street during the early morning hours of Oct. 8, 2017. He also faces