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Police identify 2 killed in wrong-way crash on Hull Street Road
At about 1:30 a.m., a 2012 Jeep Liberty SUV was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Hull Street Road, near Sappony Road, when it struck a 2007 International Truck head-on that was traveling east.
Two men shot in Petersburg overnight
More Local NewsTwo men shot in Petersburg overnightPolice: Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on W. Broad StreetVSP: Missing, endangered 15-year old last seen in Chilhowie
Police: Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on W. Broad Street
More Local NewsTwo men shot in Petersburg overnightPedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on W. Broad StreetVSP: Missing, endangered 15-year old last seen in Chilhowie
Suspicious fire destroys another Petersburg vacant house
PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) -- A "suspicious" fire destroyed a home in Petersburg Tuesday night, a little more than two weeks after another vacant house on the same street was burned down by a fire that officials believe was intentionally set.
2 men shot in Petersburg
PETERSBURG, Va. -- Two men were found shot early Thursday morning on Summit Street in Petersburg, according to police.
Henrico teen convicted of murdering Chesterfield man during robbery
Taiveon A. Tucker, 18, was found guilty of killing Raquan L. Mayo, 21, during a Nov. 15 robbery. Tucker was 17 years old at the time of the killing, but he was tried as an adult this week on charges connected to the incident in the 4600 block of Needham Court.
Petersburg Police investigate double shooting
PETERSBURG, Va – Petersburg Police are investigating a double shooting Thursday morning.Officers responded to the 600 block of Summit St just after 1:00 a.m.Police found two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds.Medics transported both victims to the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries.
Henrico man acquitted after being charged in fatal shooting of 21-year old woman
David Wayne Dykes, 22, of Henrico, was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter on March 26.
Police ID two killed in Chesterfield wrong-way crash
Matthew E. Monse, 36, of Huntsville, Ala., and Carla F. Swift, 36, of the 8600 block of Turnerville Road in Chesterfield, died in a crash that occurred in the 23500 block of Hull Street Road at about 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
Police: These 2 fired shots into Prince George home
PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. — Two people were arrested and charged with shooting into a home, according to a Prince George Police spokesperson. No one inside the house was injured in the shooting.
Chesterfield mom, friend killed in head-on crash
“Matthew E. Monse, 36, of Huntsville, Ala., and passenger, Carla F. Swift, 36, of Chesterfield, were pronounced dead on scene,” a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said.
17-year-old killed walking on West Broad Street
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A pedestrian was killed Wednesday night when he was hit by a vehicle while walking near the intersection of W Broad St and Lake Ave, near the Libbie Place Shopping Center.
Fatal Chesterfield crash closes Hull Street Road
Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story. Witnesses cansend news tips, photos, and video here.
Former Chesterfield youth pastor pleads guilty to Thanksgiving Day triple murder
Christopher Gattis, who was 58 when he was arrested last November, pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder. He was sentenced to 58 years in jail.
Romanian native arrested in Colonial Heights is sentenced for role in $1.2 million ATM skimming scheme
Antal Kancsal, 50, pleaded guilty to bank fraud in May and faced up to 30 years in prison. Federal sentencing guidelines, however, called for a term of no time to six months.
Virginia Police To Begin End Of Summer Crackdown On Drunk Driving
Law enforcement officers around the Commonwealth are getting ready to endeavor on an intense enforcement period to combat drunk driving nearing the end of summer. Starting this Friday, August 17, and continuing through Labor Day, approximately 89 law enforcement agencies will operate 94 checkpoints
Police search for man who robbed Chesterfield Rite Aid at gunpoint
The suspect is described as a black male with a thin build, approximately 6 feet 3 inches tall, with a scruffy beard and a tattoo on his neck. He was wearing a black in color tee shirt and a baseball style cap.
19-Year-Old Who Tied Up Teen, Forced Her to Perform Sex Act Will Not Serve Jail Time
CHESTERFIELD, Va. —A 19-year-old man who allegedly tied up a 14-year-old girl and forced her to perform a sex act will not serve any jail time after a judge stayed the initial criminal sentence in its entirety last week following consideration of arguments that included that the encounter was “conse
Police chief could manage Petersburg fire department after fire chief resigns
PETERSBURG, Va. — Dennis Rubin will resign as Petersburg fire chief this month, the City of Petersburg announced Monday. Rubin has been Petersburg’s fire since for one year.
FBI looking for 'John Doe' seen on video sexually assaulting child
RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- The FBI is asking for help identifying an unknown man they think has 'critical information' related to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.They released photos and aninformational postershowing the unknown man, known as 40-year-old J