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1 dead in Petersburg shooting that left 4 others injured

One person has died from a shooting near a Petersburg convenience store that left four others injured. The man who passed away was listed in critical condition at VCU Medical Center. Police say the incident happened at the intersection of Harding and Mistletoe streets around 9:40 p.m. on Sunday. The

NBC12 - 2017-09-19 22:26:50

1 of 5 men shot outside Petersburg grocery store dies: sources

PETERSBURG, Va. - One of the five men shot outside of a Petersburg grocery store Sunday night has died, sources confirm to CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil. The shooting was reported just before 9:40 p.m. outside of Shortt's Grocery at the intersection of Harding and Mistletoe streets. All five sho

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-19 22:07:10

One of five men shot Sunday outside a Petersburg grocery has died

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RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

Robert Bobb Group wants to come back to Petersburg in April

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - The Robert Bobb Group, hired to turn around failing city finances also wants to be hired to assess the progress of their plan. The Bobb Group is scheduled to leave at the end of the month, and the price tag for that assessment would be $50,000. But, the money would come from

WRIC TV - 2017-09-20 03:33:06

Petersburg police searching for shooters who neighbors say pulled up in a car opening fire on five

In Petersburg, the investigation into who shot five people continues as police gather new clues about the case. Police believe surveillance video could point them in the right direction. In the meantime, neighbors, and even a councilman are opening up about the crime. Neighbors describe it as a driv

NBC12 - 2017-09-18 22:21:19

DEQ unable to ID 'red substance' found in Petersburg creek

The Department of Environmental Quality says they have closed the investigation into a mysterious red substance found in a creek in Petersburg - but they still do not know what it is. The red substance was found in a creek that leads to the Appomattox River. Petersburg's firefighters and a regional

NBC12 - 2017-09-18 17:06:01

5 men shot outside convenience store in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Five people standing outside a convenience store in Petersburg were shot Sunday night. It happened just before 9:40 p.m. near Shortt's Grocery at the intersection of Harding and Mistletoe streets. WTVR CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil said five men were gunned down. "Five men sta

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-18 02:42:43

Police in Petersburg still looking for suspect who shot 5

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - Police in Petersburg are still looking for the suspect who they say shot five people Sunday night. Police are trying to determine whether a person driving a vehicle that matched the description in Chesterfield is the person responsible, as one of the victims fights for his l

WRIC TV - 2017-09-19 03:18:09

Driver crashes into power pole, knocks out power to hundreds in Petersburg

Dominion Energy says someone hit a power pole on Patterson Street late Sunday, knocking out power to hundreds of residents. Police have not yet said what led to the crash or if the driver faces any charges. No injuries have been reported. Dominion says the power should be back on by everyone impa

NBC12 - 2017-09-18 10:43:08

Missing man found dead in pond

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. - A 70-year-old man, reported missing from Hopewell, was found deceased Monday night in a Prince George pond. Police responded to the 6800 block of Thweatt Drive in Prince George Monday to investigate the missing person report. "Upon arrival, officers conducted a search of

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-19 19:18:09

Missing 70-year-old Hopewell man found dead in pond

Prince George County Police are investigating after a missing man from Hopewell was found dead in a pond. Officers responded to the 6800 block of Thweatt Dr. and found a body face down in a pond on the property. The description matched the 70-year-old man reported missing from Hopewell. The cause of

NBC12 - 2017-09-19 19:24:10

Train strikes vehicle after it runs off road, onto Chesterfield tracks

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - Police are investigating a train crash after a car involved in a single-vehicle crash was struck by an oncoming train in Chesterfield County Tuesday evening. Investigators said around 6:30 p.m. they were called to the 3600 block of Dupuy Road, near Ettrick for a vehicle cr

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-19 23:25:06

Train collides with car in Chesterfield; driver uninjured

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Police in Chesterfield County are reporting that a train collided with a vehicle in the southern part of the county Tuesday evening. Police say that a man was driving in the 3600 block of Dupuy Road when he ran off the road, striking a tree before coming to rest on

WRIC TV - 2017-09-20 00:12:39

Chesterfield teacher uses grant money to turn school 'green'

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - A Chesterfield Country teacher is using a $3,000 grant to start a composting program at her middle school. Nicole Rowland is a 6th-grade science teacher at Providence Middle School and she took her Earth Day lesson plan and turned it into a go green movement the sch

WRIC TV - 2017-09-19 23:47:40

Chesterfield girl, police department teaming up to hold toy drive for kids affected by Hurricane Harvey

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - A 10-year-old Chesterfield County girl has started a toy drive to help kids affected by Hurricane Harvey. And this weekend, she's getting help from the sheriff's department. Five years ago Lauren Seals and her family lost practically everything to Hurricane Sandy. T

WRIC TV - 2017-09-19 21:38:34

How messages on bathroom walls are inspiring students

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. - When you hear someone say, "I saw it written on a bathroom wall," what goes through your mind? I bet it's not the inspirational quotes now painted on the bathroom walls of Chickahominy Middle School in Hanover County. These murals came from the artistic mind of local artist Kri

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-20 09:30:20

Man arrested for DUI after car struck by oncoming train in Chesterfield

A man was arrested for DUI after his car was struck by an oncoming train in Chesterfield. Officers received the call for the crash around 6:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Dupuy Road, near Virginia State University. Police say the driver, an elderly man, ran off the right side of the road and struck a

NBC12 - 2017-09-19 23:52:27

Chesterfield neighbors call 12 On Your Side about a dangerous intersection

Chesterfield residents are warning everyone about a dangerous intersection, right where their children wait for the school bus. They say drivers are speeding through their neighborhood along Old Wrexham Drive, and they're afraid someone will get hurt. "I'm afraid somebody's going to get killed, whet

NBC12 - 2017-09-19 18:39:16

Call 12 volunteer rides out Hurricane Irma in St. Thomas

As St. Thomas braces for what could be another catastrophic hit, we are getting an eyewitness account from a Chesterfield woman who was on the island during Irma. Our Call 12 volunteer, Christi Norton, says she didn't know if she and her husband would make it out alive. The two were celebrating thei

NBC12 - 2017-09-20 03:21:19

Missing Prince George man found dead inside basement of his home

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. - Police have launched a death investigation after a missing Prince George man was found dead inside the basement of his home Monday. Mathew Wallace was last seen 11 days ago when he walked away from his home around 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 7. The 26-year-old was in need of his m

WTVR-TV - 2017-09-18 16:29:00