Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney wants a billboard removed from Interstate 64, but the owners won't bulgeMargaret 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
Dinwiddie woman scammed out of thousands of dollars tells about her experienceMargaret MinnicksNewsBreak Contributor
Graduation ceremony held for 52 new troopers of the Virginia State PoliceMargaret MinnicksNewsBreak Contributor
1 Driver, 2 passengers arrested after police chase ends in crash
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Three individuals have been arrested after a police pursuit came to a crashing end. The pursuit involved one driver and three passengers. An officer caught a driver speeding at nearly 90 mph on I-95S near Willis Road, and it was discovered that the car was registered incorrectly.
Dinwiddie woman scammed out of thousands hopes to warn others about experience
A Dinwiddie County woman is speaking out to warn others after she said she was scammed out of over $11,000 dollars.
Henrico County Feb 23 Weekly Crime Report: 455 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories
Henrico County Feb 23 Weekly Crime Report: 455 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories. During the last week, Henrico County reported a total of 455 crime cases. The most prevalent crime was 'Suspicious Situation', accounting for 125 cases, followed by 'Other' with 118 cases, and 'Theft' with 101 cases. Lower in the count, but still significant were 'Arrests' with 47 cases, 'Assault' with 21 cases, and both 'Trespass' and 'Vandalism' with 18 cases each. More severe crimes such as 'Shooting', 'Hit & Run', 'Robbery', and 'Burglary' were less frequent, with 4, 1, 1, and 1 cases reported respectively. This data indicates a concerning prevalence of suspicious activities and thefts, highlighting the need for increased vigilance and security measures in the place.
US Marshals offering reward for suspect in Richmond deadly shooting
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - US Marshals are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in the July murder of a Petersburg man. At approximately 9:24 p.m. on July 3, 2023, officers were called to the 1900 block of Raven Street for a shooting report.
‘My child ran away, what now?’: Experts provide next steps for families of missing children
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - If your teen or young adult vanishes without a trace, there’s something you should know after reporting to police. “Our team, that’s available 24/7 around the clock using our 1-800-RUNAWAY phone number,” Susan Frankel from National Runaway Safeline says. According to Chesterfield Police,...
Man dies after crash involving tractor in Prince George County
A man died Thursday evening after the sedan he was driving rear-ended a tractor along County Drive in Prince George County, according to police.
Jury trial set for man charged in connection to Halloween night Waffle House shooting
A jury trial has been set for a man who was charged in connection to a Waffle House shooting that occurred on Halloween night last year in Henrico County.
Graduation ceremony held for 52 new troopers of the Virginia State Police
According to WRIC 8 News, Virginia has 52 new troopers. They graduated and officially joined the Virginia State Policeto serve and protect the Commonwealth. The commencement ceremony was held at the State Police Training Academy, located at 7700 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield, VA 23235 at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 23, 2024.
Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: Feb. 26-March 3, 2024
This week, Crime Stoppers needs the public’s help in locating a fugitive out of Henrico County. Henrico Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Latiek L. Savoy, who is currently wanted for several violations of law. Savoy has outstanding warrants for attempted malicious wounding, shooting into an occupied vehicle, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and vandalism.
Man shot in face in Hopewell, police launch investigation
A man was shot in the face in Hopewell Wednesday evening, launching an investigation by police.
Exploring Colonial Heights Through Mexican Cuisine: The Top 5 Restaurants
In this article, we explore five exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Colonial Heights. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? We'd love to hear your experiences, so please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
He's been missing for 2 weeks. His Henrico family just 'wants him home.'
Lorenzo Jones' family says not only is that out of character for him - but what he left behind has them even more worried.
You Did It!
5th Grader Leigh Ann Beck of Middle Road Elementary was recognized by the PGCPS School Board as February’s Student of the Month. (PGCPS Photo)
Organizers shocked after more than $100 worth of toys stolen from donation box at Henrico hospital
A mother and several community members are torn after someone stole more than $100 worth of toys from a donation box at a hospital in Henrico.
$1.5 Million Mixed Use on Main Street Grants Announced by Governor Youngkin for Local Revitalization Projects
Governor Glenn Youngkin has declared a $1.5 million investment in the Mixed Use on Main Street (MUMS) initiative. This funding will support three projects in Hopewell, Marion, and Pulaski. The projects aim to renovate unused buildings into mixed-use properties. These include a vacant property in Hopewell’s Downtown Historic District, eight apartments in Pulaski, and the Gospel Armory and Past Time Antique buildings in Marion.
How every seat in the Beacon Theatre offers 'perfect sound'
Designed by the same architect, the Beacon Theatre opened in 1928, one week before the Byrd Theatre in Richmond.
Henrico County Public School bus drivers to receive pay raise
Henrico County Public Schools has announced that it will reward its 413 full-time bus drivers with a pay raise.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.98 and $3.29 in Petersburg as of 2024-02-23. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
One suspect in 2020 double-murder appears in court; second finds out his fate next week
HOPEWELL – Less than a week before a Hopewell man is to be sentenced for his role in a 2020 double-murder, his cousin – and the one who reportedly pulled the trigger – made his first appearance Wednesday in Circuit Court. Shaquan Mulrain had been incarcerated in...
‘Heartbreaking’: Neighbors devastated after child found dead following Petersburg apartment fire
Petersburg Fire and EMS are investigating an apartment fire that claimed the life of one child and injured several others.