Two new developments totaling up to 339 new townhouses and apartments are one step closer to construction, after the Chesterfield Planning Commission gave them a stamp of approval.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) classified Richmond’s suburbs — including Henrico, Chesterfield, Powhatan and Hanover — as medium community level transmission.
Chesterfield Fire and Emergency Medical Services tweeted about the incident at 7:04 p.m. The fire was located at a house at the 11200 block of Woodland Pond Parkway.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Former Chesterfield County Sheriff Dennis Proffitt has died from an illness, according to the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office. Proffitt joined the Sheriff’s Office in 1997 and was eventually elected as the 65th Sheriff in 2007. He served in that role until his retirement in...
CHESTERFIELD Co., Va. (WWBT) - A pedestrian is fighting for their life after being hit by a vehicle on Tuesday night in Chesterfield County. Police were called to the 6500 block of Jefferson Davis Highway just before 9 p.m. on May 17. Officials said the driver of a dark-colored sedan...
The Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office is mourning the death of former Sheriff Dennis Proffitt. He was the 65th Sheriff of Chesterfield County.
Pam Rockenbach Plas, the Social Studies Department leader at the school, said a colleague approached her in 2019 after his neighbor mentioned an old suitcase with artifacts inside they had at their historic house in Bon Air, Virginia.
Police said a dark-colored sedan was driving north in the 6500 block of Jefferson Davis Highway when the driver hit a pedestrian who was walking southbound in the northbound lane. The driver of the car did not stop.
Police are looking for a suspect who shot a firearm and injured a victim in Chesterfield County on Tuesday, May 3.
Chesterfield County is contemplating higher standards for solar development as companies rush to expand green energy across the state.
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Sheriff Karl Leonard has announced the creation of a new program for Chesterfield County Jail that aims to combat opioid addiction with other medication.