King William, VA

McAuliffe and Youngkin neck-and-neck in $115 million race for governor

Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin raised a combined total of $115 million in the race for governor, with both candidates bringing in millions in the days leading up to the election, according to the Virginia Public Access Project’s pre-election finance reports. The outcome of this contest will determine...
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Tow Truck Pirate is Raiding the Roads of Richmond

The Richmond Police Department is alerting the public to an unlicensed tow truck that is being used to quickly steal vehicles throughout the city. A surveillance camera video clip of the tow truck as it is stealing a vehicle in the Davee Gardens neighborhood. Late morning on Sunday, October 24,...
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Police: Unlicensed tow truck being used to steal vehicles in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Police say an unlicensed tow truck is stealing vehicles throughout the city. On Oct. 24, surveillance cameras showed the tow truck stealing a vehicle in the Davee Gardens neighborhood. The black tow truck could be seen backing towards a parked vehicle, lifting it onto the platform and towing it away.

Richard “Ricky” Sturtz, III, 39, of West Point

WEST POINT — Richard “Ricky” Sturtz, III, 39, of West Point, passed unexpectedly October 24, 2021. Ricky was preceded in death by his sister, Katherine Leigh Sturtz, and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. M. Meade Gregory, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sturtz, Sr., and Arthur West. He is survived by his son Richard “Renn” Glenn Sturtz, IV; parents Richard Sturtz, Jr. and Marcella Gregory Sturtz; sister Julia Meade Tulli (Jacob); nephew, Gregory; niece, Meade and a load of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends and family 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 27th at Vincent Funeral Home, West Point, with a memorial service beginning at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Christmas Children’s Fund, sponsored by the West Point Ruritans Club, PO Box 803, West Point, VA 23181 where Ricky was a devoted member, serving the local community.

Four graduated Spiders returned to reach one objective: NCAA tournament

The NCAA made the announcement on a mid-October morning last year. All winter-sport athletes were provided an extra year of eligibility because of the global health crisis. A few hours later, Chris Mooney said he had no idea how this was going to impact his roster, his rotation, or his recruiting. How could he? Mooney is heading into his 17th season as Richmond’s coach, but he was a pandemic rookie like everybody else.

All the Saints Halloween Parade is Back

This year the theme is “World on Fire Halloween Parade: A Funeral March for Billionaires and Beyond!”. The parade will start at 7 PM on October 31st, at Laurel and Main streets across from the Altria Theater and will work its way through the Oregon Hill neighborhood. Though this event...