Virginia law enforcement agencies say fentanyl exposure is a concern

Rockingham County Sheriff Bryan Hutcheson says exposure to fentanyl is a concern, especially after one of their deputies was exposed last week.

  Officials: Air is safe near Houston-area petrochemical fire

The plume of smoke extended above 4,000 feet on Tuesday and was being carried away on the wind, so the fire is not affecting the surrounding neighborhoods, authorities say.
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US airlines rank poorly in cleanliness, survey finds

Japan’s All Nippon took the top spot in the survey. The cleanest ranked airline from North America is Air Canada


2 arrested in Stafford after Ring camera captured package theft

Donations sought for Virginia dog found with 6-pound chain embedded in neck

Authorities find more than 100 dead cats in freezer at VA home

Chesterfield police search for man who burglarized ice cream shop

  Video: Richmond police looking for stabbing suspect seen with large knife

Surveillance shows a bald black man with a beard leaving a convenience store carrying what appears to be a large knife.
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  'It made me feel really sick’: Mother describes harassment by anti-vaccine activists

Parents who choose to vaccinate their kids say they’ve been subjected to online harassment from anti-vaccine advocates, who aren’t shy about spreading vaccine misinformation.

  Felony case dropped by Chesterfield amid white nationalist investigation

Richmond SPCA annual Dog Jog set for March 23

Richmond Raceway will host first esports event

Picture of person with gun sent to Glen Allen H.S. students

Northam vetoes bills requiring cooperation with federal immigration authorities

Government offering $1K incentive for wild horse adoption

Another dead whale washes up in Outer Banks

Hawk rescued from grill of car in Charlottesville

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Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

For the social network, that's one major legal problem down, several to go, including government investigations in the U.S. and Europe over its data and privacy practices.


Richmond Raceway will host first esports event

Flying Squirrels to be Ardillas Voladoras for Friday games

The Flying Squirrels have 11 Friday home games this season and will wear special Spanish-language uniforms complete with a separate logo and color scheme.


McDonald’s is giving away a couch - just tweet them

ALDI to open new Chesterfield store

  News to know for March 19: Deadly bus crash; fog delays school; tornado drill

  Virginia to conduct annual statewide tornado drill

Town halls to discuss budget proposal to begin in Richmond

The budget was introduced March 6 and includes increased spending for Richmond Public Schools as well as a proposed property tax increase and cigarette tax.
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

  Sources: Girlfriend confesses to setting Petersburg fire that killed boyfriend

  2 school buses, 50 students involved in crash in Prince George

4 adults, 2 juveniles arrested in connection to Petersburg robbery

  Amid proposed city tax hikes, RPS funds $100K gala, $125K lobbyist position