Person reported missing after Richmond home destroyed by severe fire has been foundWRIC - ABC 8News1 DAY AGO
Autumn Childress promoted to the same job on 'Good Morning Richmond' her mother had for 17 yearsMargaret MinnicksNewsBreak Contributor
Richmonders are wondering if free bus rides will endMargaret MinnicksNewsBreak Contributor
Richmond SNAP recipients can now shop at an online-only grocery storeMargaret MinnicksNewsBreak Contributor
The cast of A Different World which took place near Richmond, Virginia will tour US HBCUsCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
A Virginia father made his final child support payment by dumping 80,000 pennies in the streetCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Richmonders are wondering if free bus rides will end
Regional leaders first dropped fares in Richmond, Virginia in March 2020 during the pandemic to make it easier for essential workers to get to hospitals to care for the sick. Not having to pay fares eliminated the need for people to gather around the fare boxes on buses. It also eliminated the need for some face-to-face interactions.
Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority launches homeownership program
The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority has launched a homeownership program intended to assist public housing residents become homeowners.
Man shot, killed in Henrico County, police investigating death as homicide
A man was shot in the Lakeside area of Henrico County during Monday's early morning hours and later died in the hospital, launching a homicide investigation by police.
Man shot to death during fight near Abner Clay Park; arrest made
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Investigators have arrested a man after a deadly shooting in Richmond. VCU Police says a man was shot around 7 p.m. on Sunday after an altercation at 300 West Clay Street near Abner Clay Park. Richmond Police then say Derrit Banks, 55, of Richmond, was taken...
Man killed after Richmond shooting, Crime Insider sources tell Jon Burkett
A man who was wounded was taken to the hospital where he later died of his injuries, Crime Insider sources told Jon Burkett.
Woman injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-95 in Richmond, all southbound lanes closed
A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 caused significant delays for drivers in the city of Richmond.
Person reported missing after Richmond home destroyed by severe fire has been found
First responders are searching for a missing person after a single-story Richmond home was destroyed by a severe fire.
Trial underway in deadly graduation shooting
Day one of the jury trial, just wrapped up, as Amari Pollard is being charged for the murder of eighteen year old graduate Shawn Jackson.
Two New Tenants Sign Leases at Merchants Walk Shopping Center in Richmond, Virginia
Richmond, Va. — Two new tenants have signed leases at Merchants Walk Shopping Center in Richmond. The Ice Cream Shop and The Hair Braiding Salon will occupy 1,368 and 980 square feet at the property, respectively. Divaris Real Estate manages and leases the property, which was acquired by a local private investor for $18.4 million in September 2023. Other tenants at the property, which totals 219,972 square feet, include Food Lion, AutoZone and JOANN Fabric and Craft Store. The center is now 99 percent leased.
Marshals put up a $2,500 reward to find suspect in Petersburg man's shooting death
RICHMOND − The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $2,500 reward to help them find the suspect Richmond Police say was involved in the killing a Petersburg man last year. That suspect is Domishek Forbes, 28, of Richmond. He is wanted for conspiracy to commit murder in the July 3, 2023, shooting death of 23-year-old Darryl Jordan Jr.
Suspect steals cigarettes from gas station in early morning robbery, Chesterfield police investigating
Chesterfield police are investigating a robbery that occurred in the early morning hours at a gas station in the southeastern region of the county.
Hampton Roads man takes $100 Uber ride home after car stolen in Richmond
Michael Barnhill of the Hampton Roads area was touring the River City with a friend early February only to leave without his car after it was stolen.
Parker graduates State Police academy
Tracey D. Parker Jr. of Smithfield recently became one of Virginia State Police’s newest state troopers. Graduation took place Feb. 23, at State Police Headquarters in North Chesterfield. Parker, 27, comes to State Police after serving two years with the Wise County Sheriff’s Office and three years with the Pennington Gap Police Department. Parker has […]
Heart attack forces classic rock band’s founding member to step aside from tour
TOPEKA, Kansas – A founding member of the classic rock band Kansas will step away from the band’s current tour while he recovers from a recent major heart attack. Drummer Phil Ehart, who also manages the band, will be replaced as drummer March 1 by Eric Holmquist when the band performs in Richmond, Virginia, the band announced. Holmquist filled in for Ehart when he had to step aside for illness in 2016 and again in 2022-2023 while Ehart underwent rehabilitation.
VCU Health employee charged for multiple fake assault claims
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A VCU Health employee has been charged with fabricating multiple reports of sexual and aggravated assault on campus. On Monday, a VCU spokesperson confirmed Samantha Allison Hudler was charged with two counts of false reports to law enforcement. The most recent report came from Feb. 14,...
Lottery player hits jackpot, then goes to the movies. ‘I had a hard time concentrating’
“I was dumbfounded for a minute,” the Virginia man said. “I thought, ‘This is not real.’”
Toy drive organizers search for answers after $150 worth of donations stolen
Kimberley Waldrop, vice president of the nonprofit, told 12 On Your Side that staff from the medical office alerted her about the theft, which they believe happened on Jan. 31.
Carytown Burger and Fries Lakeside restaurant catches fire one month after fire engulfed Richmond location
Henrico County Division of Fire is investigating after a fire occurred at the Carytown Burgers and Fries Lakeside restaurant.
Reynolds Crossing eyed for major mixed-use reinvention in Henrico County
Reynolds Development is in the early stages of plotting a reinvention of parts of its Reynolds Crossing complex at the corner of West Broad Street and Forest Avenue.
Forecast: Mild next couple days with multiple rain chances this week
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Strong cold front brings rain and even a few storms Wednesday late afternoon and evening. Monday Evening: A few scattered showers, mainly south of I-64. Partly to mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. (Rain Chance: 40%) Tuesday: Mostly cloudy and breezy with a few scattered...