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Charges filed in crash involving Richmond police officer - Richmond 2Day
Wednesday morning at approximately, 7:17 a.m., the Virginia State Police responded to a three vehicle crash northbound Route 76, south of Courthouse Road.
How big is the California wildfire? More than 3 times the size of Richmond
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - For a little perspective on the wildfires in California, NBC News created an interactive map that superimposes the footprint of the fires over any location you choose. As of Tuesday, The Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire are both larger than Richmond, coming in at 201 square miles and
New security measures at Richmond DSS after intern stole 3 cars
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The City of Richmond is taking steps to ensure its city vehicles are not stolen after an intern drove off with three cars last month. The City Auditor's Office told 8News there have already been new security measures put in place at the Department of Social Services, where t
Son pleads no contest to killing ex-prosecutor with ax
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) - The son of a former federal prosecutor has pleaded no contest to killing his father with an ax. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 32-year-old Frank X. Altimari pleaded no contest Tuesday to second-degree murder and malicious wounding in the November 2017 slaying of 61-year
There’s a $1 million plan to reduce crime in one Richmond neighborhood
The project, funded by a federal grant, will strive to reduce the number of homicides by 50 percent, the number of violent gun crimes by 25 percent, improve the relationship between law enforcement and community members, and increase employment rates by 10 percent.
Man stabbed on West Broad Street in Richmond
RICHMOND, Va. - Police are investigating a stabbing reported on West Broad Street in Richmond. The man who was stabbed was taken to the hospital. His condition has not yet been released. The stabbing was reported at about 12:17 p.m. near the intersection of West Broad Street and North Allen Avenue.
WATCH: Masked suspect makes away with cash after robbing Henrico gas station
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- Surveillance footage captured a recent robbery at a gas station in Henrico County. The incident occurred shortly after 8 p.m. at the Exxon in the 2300 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike. Police have released two videos -- one showing the suspect entering the gas station
Judge: White nationalists must turn over phones for lawsuit
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two dozen white nationalists accused in a lawsuit of violating civil rights laws during a deadly 2017 rally in Virginia have been ordered to turn over their cellphones and other electronic devices so the contents can be used as evidence when the case comes to trial.U.S. Magistra
Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond to close in 2019 – Baptist News Global
The Virginia seminary, one of 15 theological institutions that receives funding from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, announced Nov. 13 it will close June 30, 2019, “due to financial pressures.”
Thursday will bring more soaking rain to Richmond and a messy wintry mix across the Va. mountains
Surface weather map for Thursday morning at 7 a.m., showing heavy rain (green) in the Richmond area turning to a wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet (orange) in the western part of the state. Higher elevations and parts of northern Virginia have a chance of seeing snow, followed by wintry mix and
1 student remains hospitalized after school bus crash in Lunenburg County
Virginia State Police responded to the scene, located at Route 40 and Fletcher Chapel Road, at 3:25 p.m.
Richmond Police investigating Tuesday afternoon stabbing
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Police are investigating a stabbing that took place in Richmond on Tuesday afternoon. According to Richmond Police, officers arrived at the intersection of North Allen Avenue and West Broad Street at 12:17 p.m. for reports of a stabbing. Once authorities arrived on the scene,
Burglary and vandalism at Chesterfield church leads to charges against Richmond man
A Richmond man is facing charges in connection with a burglary and vandalism incident at Ironbridge Baptist Church earlier this month, Chesterfield County police said Monday. Around 11 p.m. on Nov. 6, a suspect entered the church at 10900 Ironbridge Road where he destroyed Bibles, broke an interior
'It looks like the moon, there's nothing there': Richmond woman loses California home in wildfire
Catherine Beverly-Bishop grew up in Richmond and graduated from VCU. She has spent the past seven years working for the National Park Service in Malibu, California. Beverly-Bishop and her family say these wildfires whipped through the area so fast, reducing their homes to ashes.
Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham to retire at end of year
Durham, 55, steps down after four years as the top law enforcement officer in the city citing a desire to spend more time with family. His retirement is effective Dec. 31.
Allegiant to offer non-stop service from Richmond to Sarasota
File - In this May 9, 2013, file photo, two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker, File)
Suburban Chicago security guard was killed by police while ‘doing his job,’ lawyer says
An officer from Midlothian, Illinois, fatally shot Jemel Roberson, a 26-year-old security guard working at the bar, Cook County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari told CNN.
Ready for snow? VDOT says it's prepared for winter weather
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) ---- VDOT said it's prepared for snow this year and has more than $200 million set aside for winter weather. The department also said it has more than 2,000 crew members ready to remove snow across the Commonwealth. There are nearly 12,000 pieces of equipment VDOT said it can u
Richmond mom hopes to give son - who underwent rare triple organ transplant - a proper burial
RICHMOND, Va. - A Richmond mother thought she would be planning her toddler's hospital homecoming, but instead, she is mourning his loss and hoping to give him a proper funeral. Sha'mir Bosher-May was born on August 16, 2016. Born with twisted intestines, just weeks after his birth, Sha'mir had a sm
Richmond Police Chief Durham to retire
Durham began his career with the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department after serving in the United States Marine Corps.