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'Suicidal' man in I-95 standoff was person of interest in 2015 disappearance

Jon Burkett will have more on Rios on CBS 6 News at 11 p.m. HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - David Louis Rios, the man at the center of Wednesday's standoff that shut down I-95, was a "person of interest" in the case of a missing Richmond mother in 2015. The body of Katasha Johnson was found in garbage bags at

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-23 03:04:59

Inmate charged with murder after body found in Chesterfield car

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - A Chesterfield County Grand Jury indicted a Richmond man on a first-degree murder charge in the October 2017 death of 28-year-old Chazaray D. Moseley. Christopher W. Bryant, 26, of Richmond, was served with first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felon

WTVR-TV - 2018-03-23 15:05:02

Police: 4 arrested for armed Carytown 7-Eleven robbery could be linked to others in Chesterfield

(From left-to-right) Anthony Wilson Jr., Devin Van Gundy, Yolanda Hobbs and Rashaun Smith. (Photos courtesy RPD) RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Four people have been arrested in connection with a recent armed robbery at a Carytown 7-Eleven, and detectives believe they are also connected to multiple robber

WRIC TV - 2018-03-23 15:51:18

Car overturns, closing multiple lanes on I-95 in Richmond

RICHMOND (WRIC) - A crash has closed multiple lanes on I-95 South near Boulevard in downtown Richmond. The left and center lanes are closed between I-64/I-95 interchange, according to VDOT. 8News reporter Talya Cunningham said one car is overturned. It's unclear if anyone was injured. RICHMOND (WRIC

WRIC TV - 2018-03-23 13:55:07

Man indicted in October fatal shooting in Chesterfield neighborhood

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Authorities say a man has been indicted in the October fatal shooting in Chesterfield County. Christopher W. Bryant, 26, of Richmond, has been indicted with first-degree murder after 28-year-old Chazaray D. Moseley, of Richmond, was found shot to death in a vehicle.

WRIC TV - 2018-03-23 15:13:55

Robber with recognizable forehead tattoo sentenced to 30 years

A Petersburg man whose forehead tattoo helped victims and investigators confirm his identity was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for possessing firearms during two Hopewell robberies. Court records show that Vince Nicholas, 24, committed six robberies over a three-month span in late 2016. O

NBC12 - 2018-03-22 21:40:27

Shooting investigation underway in Richmond's East End

RICHMOND (WRIC) - A shooting investigation is underway in Richmond's East End Thursday afternoon. Police are on scene in the 3100 block of Q Street for reports of a shooting. It's unclear how many victims are injured, but the original call came in for two people shot. Police have not released any in

WRIC TV - 2018-03-22 19:38:04

Highland Springs HS placed on lockdown after loaded gun found in student's backpack

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Highland Springs High School was placed on lockdown Friday after a loaded gun was discovered inside a student's backpack. Henrico Schools' spokesperson, Andy Jenks, said in a statement that the gun was immediately confiscated, and it was never brandished or used in a thr

WRIC TV - 2018-03-23 21:02:08

Richmond man indicted for murder in October fatal shooting of Chesterfield man found dead in car about a block from his home

A Richmond man was indicted Monday in the October 2017 fatal shooting of a Chesterfield County man, who was found slain in his car about a block from his home. A Chesterfield Circuit Court grand jury on Monday handed down indictments against Christopher W. Bryant, 26, charging him with first-degree

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-03-23 15:48:00

Victim fighting for life after double shooting in Richmond

One person is fighting for his life after a double shooting in on Q Street in Richmond on Thursday afternoon. Police were called to the scene at 3:22 p.m. to find two males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The second victim suffered injuries that were not life-threatening. There's currently

NBC12 - 2018-03-22 21:03:38

Richmond, 3 neighboring counties top 1 million population for the first time, according to latest Census estimates

The Richmond region's population hit 1.29 million last year, continuing a growth spurt that has added 86,000 people since 2010, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The bulk of that growth has been in the city of Richmond and Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico counties,

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-03-22 21:45:00

Man charged with murder in October killing in Chesterfield

The Chesterfield Police Department says Christopher W. Bryant, 26, shot and killed Chazaray D. Moseley, who was found dead in a car on Oct. 27 in the 6500 block of Old Zion Hill Road. That morning, police were called to the scene because of a car improperly parked in front of a driveway, which prom

NBC12 - 2018-03-23 15:07:31

Henrico man, 29, charged in Richmond hit-and-run that left driver with life-threatening injuries

A Henrico County man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run collision last week in Richmond's East End that left a driver with life-threatening injuries. Andre W. Howard, 29, of the 1900 block of Springdale Road, was arrested Wednesday by Richmond police, with assistance from the U.S. Ma

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-03-22 02:47:00

Police activity blocks traffic on I-95 in Richmond

A heavy police presence has shut down traffic on I-95 near Belvidere on Wednesday. Henrico Police say around 3 p.m., an officer came upon a wrecked car with an armed person threatening himself. Virginia State Police are providing traffic control. They are blocking and redirecting traffic on I-95 and


2 people charged with attempted murder in Richmond shooting

Two people have been charged with attempted murder after a shooting Tuesday night in Richmond. Police say an officer saw an altercation among a group of people in the parking lot of a business in the 2000 block of Chamberlayne Avenue around 9:15 p.m. While investigating, the officer learned that a


Documents: City tree that fell on Richmond home was scheduled to be removed

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - New documents show a city tree that fell onto a Richmond home was scheduled to be removed. "I let them know that this elm tree was dying and that it was dropping large branches onto the fence and the yard, the footpath here and this heavily trafficked Bainbridge," said Lisa Wi

WRIC TV - 2018-03-23 02:29:35

Police shut down I-95 after chase of armed suspect

RICHMOND, VA (WRIC) - RICHMOND (WRIC) - Interstate 95 is closed near the Belvidere exit after a police chase ended with an armed subject threatening to kill himself. Dozens of police cars, including State Police and Henrico Police vehicles, can be seen on traffic cameras in the southbound lanes. Tra


Argument leads to shooting at DJ Kool's birthday party in Richmond: Crime Insider

RICHMOND, Va. - One person has been hospitalized after an argument led to a shooting outside DJ Kool's birthday party at a Richmond restaurant Tuesday night, according to Crime Insider sources. Those sources say the shooting happened outside of the Good Tymes Restaurant and Wine Bar in the 2000 bloc


Richmond area saw 2 to 4 inches of slushy snow on Wednesday; weekend may bring a final bout of flakes

Say what you will about March snow, but it's easy come, easy go. Wednesday's storm brought 1 to 5 inches of snow to central Virginia, with higher amounts generally along and north of Interstate 64 and lower amounts to the south. Most parts of the metro area saw 2 to 4 inches, mostly on elevated surf

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-03-22 01:15:00

8:45 AM UPDATE: Snow will continue across central Va. all morning; still on track for totals between 1 and 3 inches

Snow will keep falling in light-to-moderate fashion for the next several hours with totals heading for 1 to 3 inches in the Richmond metro area. A winter weather advisory is in effect for the metro area through 6 p.m. In downtown Richmond, roads were wet and turning slushy and elevated surfaces are