Chesterfield officer saves choking baby’s life

A couple is grateful after a Chesterfield police officer sprang into action to save their daughter’s life.

  First Alert Weather Day: Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm Warnings issued throughout area

  Trump’s legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

The legal threat to President Donald Trump that seemed so dangerous upon Mueller's appointment in May 2017 has waned. The aftershocks from the Mueller report released Thursday will help shape the next two years of Trump's administration.
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  Hurricane Michael upgraded to a Category 5 at time of landfall in Florida

Michael is the first hurricane to make landfall in the United States as a category 5 since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and only the fourth on record.

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Virginia trails nation in placing foster children with relatives

Schools, businesses heed warnings, close early

Virginia to lower carbon emissions from power plants

Deer tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Culpeper County

Richmond man steals hundreds of gallons of grease from Burger King

Grease thefts have increased as biodiesel prices have risen. Police noted six such thefts in Fairfax County over the past year.
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  20 years after school attack, Columbine remembers 13 lost

A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School on Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen.

Safety precautions to take during tornadoes

Virginia State Police remind drivers to be alert during severe weather

Virginia governor wants Confederate arch gone from US fort

Single-vehicle accident knocks down power lines in Hopewell

Possible tornado touches down near Smith Mountain Lake

  Don’t carry cash? Here’s some mobile payment safety tips

  Closings and delays

3 men suffer serious injuries in Petersburg shooting

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  4 men were trapped in burning vehicles until officers, civilians showed up

Along with civilian motorists, the officers worked to free those trapped inside the vehicles.

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UVA’s Tony Bennett named one of ‘World’s Greatest Leaders’

Will Wade reinstated as LSU head basketball coach

Will Wade has been reinstated as head coach for LSU’s basketball team after being suspended indefinitely for declining to meet with school officials regarding his involvement in an FBI investigation.

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  News to know for April 19: Severe storms with damaging winds; School closings and delays; Mail carrier killed in crash

  Richmond residents brace for another round of possible storms

Man wounded in Richmond shooting

Think tank warns against raising cigarette taxes

  Mail carrier killed when truck overturns on I-295

The mail carrier was not wearing seat belt, was partially ejected from the truck and died at the scene.
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  Dingo grabs toddler, dad fights pack to save him

The father ran outside and fought off several dingoes to rescue his son.

  After 9 months, woman gets resolution to Nissan dealer’s insurance mistake

  Henrico teen starts kindness club to prevent bullying

  Tree trimmer took woman’s $1,200, but didn’t finish the job

Data shows Richmond growing faster than state, nation