Two people, including a recent high school grad, age 18, are killed in a shooting rampage following the ceremony.Addybal29NewsBreak Contributor
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Victims killed in graduation mass shooting identified; suspect charged
Seven people were shot, two fatally, when gunfire rang out Tuesday outside a downtown theater in Richmond, Virginia, where a high school graduation ceremony had just ended.
Gunman who opened fire after Virginia high school graduation targeted graduate, Richmond police say
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A gunman who opened fire minutes after a high school graduation in Richmond, Virginia, targeted an 18-year-old graduate he had a long-running dispute with, police said Wednesday. Shawn Jackson, 18, and his father, Lorenzo Smith, 36, were both killed Tuesday in the gunfire, which sent...
Concern grows after infant dies in Hull Street Road crash
Police said the mother was more than 15 feet away from where she should have been in her lane at the time of the crash, according to the initial evidence.
Shooting at high school graduation in Richmond under investigation
RICHMOND, Va. - Richmond Public Schools confirmed Tuesday a shooting occurred after a high school graduation ceremony at the Monroe Park campus of Virginia Commonwealth University. All schools in the district will be closed Wednesday due to the incident. According to the school district, the shooting took place during the...
Uvalde Foundation For Kids Responds To Virginia Graduation Shooting
The Uvalde Foundation For Kids Critical Incident Response Team Has Mobilized A Small Team To Richmond, Virginia From Newport News; In Response To The Shooting Incident This Evening.
Richmond Schools adjust plans after a graduation day shooting
Richmond Public Schools will be closed Wednesday after a shooting outside a high school graduation Tuesday killed two people and injured others.
Questions swirl at ABC over store thefts and high-ranking officials being put on leave
Embezzlement occurred at seven stores operated by the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority over the last year, according to ABC officials, after employees exploited a vulnerability in the cash register system that was flagged by an internal audit report in September 2022. The liquor authority’s leadership insists that audit report went undetected by senior officials […] The post Questions swirl at ABC over store thefts and high-ranking officials being put on leave appeared first on Virginia Mercury.
Chesterfield Police searching for ‘Crowbar Candy Bandits’
Chesterfield Police is looking for whoever is responsible for breaking into 5 pool clubhouses in broad daylight, stealing cash, food and maintenance items.
PHOTOS: Metro Richmond Zoo prepares to rebuild after fire
The zoo is still in the early stages of assessing damage. The two buildings that served as "home base centers" for veterinary care and maintenance will have to be demolished and rebuilt. Most of the zoo's animal feed, prepared animal diets, veterinary equipment and maintenance equipment is now gone.
Motorcyclist injured in crash with another vehicle on West Hundred Road in Chester
A motorcyclist was hurt in a crash with another vehicle outside a Family Dollar in Chester.
TikTok car theft trend comes to Richmond
It looks like the viral TikTok trend that shows folks how to easily steal some Kias and Hyundais in seconds has arrived in Richmond.Why it matters: The so-called challenge took off nationally last summer, but Richmond was among a handful of cities that didn't immediately see an increase in thefts, according to a report from USAFacts, a nonprofit that analyzes government data.What's happening: In the city, 110 Kia and Hyundai vehicles have been stolen so far this year, up from 25 in the first five months of 2022, WRIC reported.Half of those were in May, per WTVR.Now, Richmond police are...
Forecast: Hazy with a few showers possible this evening
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The haze we’re seeing is from wildfire smoke from Canada. An Air Quality Alert is in effect. Limit time spent and avoid strenuous activity outdoors, especially for those with heart and lung ailments. The smoke will likely be with us through at least Friday. Wednesday...
2 dead, several injured in shooting at a high school graduation in Virginia
In Richmond, Va., something that's happening all too often - a joyous event in this case, a high school graduation - abruptly turning to terror when a shooter opened fire. Seven people were shot. At least two have died, including a student who had just graduated. Jahd Khalil of VPM News has this report.
Henrico Property Transactions: May 17-23, 2023
– $220,000, 1,025 SF (built in 1958), from Ora S. Lindsey to Rhonda A. Richardson. 7731 Balla Court – $247,000, 1,120 SF (built in 1987), from Lynn S. Plotkin to Kayla Rishelle Holston. 7507 Patterson Avenue – $267,000, 1,332 SF (built in 1947), from Horace L. and Mary D....
Report: Shooting occurs at Altria Theater
Richmond and VCU Police are responding to an active shooting at the Altria Theater on VCU's Monroe Park Campus. According to the city's active calls log, multiple calls for shots fired came in around 5:15 p.m. In a schedule of Richmond Public Schools graduation ceremonies, Huguenot High School's graduation started...
Sensory Kits Available at All CCPL Locations
The Youth Citizen Board (YCB) was created in 1978 by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors to advise on youth-related issues. On the second Monday of each month during the school year, high school students from all over Chesterfield County come together to learn more about Chesterfield County government and do a yearlong deep dive into how different departments serve the community. This year, Chesterfield County Public Library was the focus of their work.
Democratic Senate primary could shape future of abortion in Virginia
The future of abortion in Virginia could hinge on one primary in the Richmond area.
Richmond Symphony Announces Lineup for 2023-2024 Season
The Richmond Symphony has announced its 2023-2024 season which kicks off with a special concert featuring the "Empress of Soul," Gladys Knight performing one night only on Sept. 9 with the Symphony. Other September highlights include the return of the Designer House on Monument Avenue, the Richmond Symphony and Chorus...
Sources: At least 5 people shot near Altria Theater following graduation celebration
Richmond officials provide new details about mass shooting. Richmond officials provide new details about the mass shooting in Monroe Park after a graduation ceremony for Huguenot High School that left two people dead and injured five others. Police provide update on graduation mass shooting investigation. Updated: 7 hours ago. Richmond...
Fathers Day Gift Ideas
7th annual 'I Am Beauty Show' happening this Sunday. The 7th annual "I Am Beauty Show" coming to Richmond this Sunday. Pride-themed activities at the Poe Museum throughout June. Updated: Jun. 2, 2023 at 12:00 PM EDT. The Poe Museum will offer a number of events to celebrate Pride Month.
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