Police: Woman robs CVS using baseball bat

Police said they received a tip that the suspect had removed an article of clothing she was wearing in an attempt to alter her appearance.

  Singer R. Kelly indicted on sex crime charges

Kelly, whose legal name is Robert Kelly, is charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
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  In cold-case break, 78-year-old man charged with 1979 murder of his wife

Dona Mae Bayerl, disappeared from her Wisconsin home in 1979. Her body was never found.

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Navy Federal Credit Union say account info now available online

Hanover schools make adjustments to school calendar

News to know for Feb. 22: Richmond 34 honored; Bill to raise tobacco sale age signed; National Margarita Day

Lt. Clark named Virginia Career Firefighter of the Year

  Police warn of impact of hoax crimes

There are costs involved every time law emergency services respond to your call, but when those calls are fake, the impacts to law enforcement aren't just financial.
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  Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft to be charged with soliciting prostitute in Florida

Officials are swearing a warrant out for the arrest of Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, for soliciting a prostitute.

VUU forum seeks to erase stigma of mental health in diverse communities

‘Jerk punk’ sets fire to Gen. Lee statue - but not the Confederate one

Help on the way for Vietnam veteran in need of car

Efforts to ratify ERA fail on tie vote in House

Assembly OKs limited no-excuse absentee voting in 2020

Virginia governor signs ban on people under 21 buying tobacco

'I just crashed’: FAA releases transmissions of Henrico plane crash on baseball field

Social activist opening doors for youth with her humanitarian organization

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  Jussie Smollett to be removed from ‘Empire’ season’s final episodes

Smollett reported being beaten up by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs and threw bleach on him. But his story fell apart when actors Smollett knew from the "Empire" set and the gym told police that Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the attack.

SPORTS

Spiders hold off Fordham to get back into win column

Richmond saw an 18 point second half lead turn into a one point deficit, but was able to respond and hold off Fordham for a 72-69 win at the Robins Center on Wednesday night. The victory marks the Spiders’ third consecutive home win.

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Man pleas to reduced charge in 2017 shooting death

Car theft suspect charged with drug possession, child endangerment after crashing into home

Puppy abandoned at Chesterfield grocery store

2 men sentenced in string of armed robberies

2 men sentenced in string of armed robberies

Anthony Wilson, 19, of Chester, was sentenced to 27 years in prison for four armed robberies, and Devin Van Gundy, 24, of Petersburg, was sentenced to 15 years in prison Feb. 5, 2019, for an armed robbery in Carytown.
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  ‘I’ll blow your (expletive) brains out’ great-grandmother said to intruder

A great-grandmother in Georgia used a pistol to scare a man trying to break into her home.

  Virginia school board delays ending transgender bathroom ban

Car jumps curb, destroys wheelchair ramp

Bid to revive Equal Rights Amendment fails by 1 vote

Lawyers for Fairfax accuser call for investigation before General Assembly adjourns

FIRST ALERT WEATHER BLOG

  First Alert: Wintry mix changes to rain for Wednesday afternoon

  Closings and delays

  First Alert: Louisa schools delayed; ice possible north, west of Richmond