Memorial service for fallen firefighter set for 2 p.m.

Flags have been lowered to half-staff in Clark’s honor and officials from across the state will gather to honor his life and sacrifice.

Child grazed by bullet in early morning shooting

NC state trooper shot and killed, suspect in custody

 Virginia to launch 400th anniversary celebration

 With no winners, Mega Millions jackpot soars to $868 million

Rocket Lab to build first U.S. launch center in Virginia

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Family disputes extra charge for mother’s pre-paid funeral plan
Grieving family and Forest Lawn cemetery disagree over additional cost of opening and closing grave.
Tree falls on house, landing where toddler was moments before
A mother is sending a warning after a close call during Tropical Storm Michael.
Teen found with gun at Dinwiddie High School
The student told school officials that he took the gun from an adult in a home where he spent the previous night.

  ‘Think outside the box for more drivers:’ Retired bus driver encouraging changes in Chesterfield

As issues with the Chesterfield Transportation Department continue, the focus is shifting to making changes to benefit students and drivers.

  Teen faces charges following school bus fight

A high school student in Mecklenburg County faces felony robbery and malicious wounding charges after a fight with a middle school student on a school bus.
  Numbers drawn in $667 Mega Millions jackpot
Virginia State Police, RPD face-off in fitness challenge

NATIONAL HEADLINES

First lady’s airplane experiences mechanical issue, returns to Joint Base Andrews

Smoke filled the front of the plane about 10 minutes into the flight. There are no reports of injuries.

  Polio-like disease AFM now confirmed in 22 states, CDC says

The CDC has confirmed 62 cases. The average patients is 4 years old.

SPORTS

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 15

Richmond Marathon celebrating 41st year

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and went on to become a billionaire philanthropist, has died