Bob Griggs, known as Richmond’s ‘Sailor Bob,’ dies

“Sailor Bob” was produced by WRVA (what is now WWBT) in the 1950s and 1960s.

  Family video shows 12-year-old girl in final moments before fatal 2018 home explosion

The girl's family wants a Dallas-based natural gas company to improve safety after it was confirmed that a cracked gas pipe behind their home caused the deadly explosion.
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  82-year-old crossing guard pushes kids to safety before being hit by SUV

The SUV's driver told police the glare from the sun prevented her from seeing people in the crosswalk.

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Northam withdraws from VUU ‘reconciliation tour’ event

‘All clear’ given after massive police presence at Henrico school

Police respond to 800+ crashes, disabled vehicles throughout Virginia

First Alert: Wintry mix changes to rain for Wednesday afternoon

  Black History Month: Honoring the work of a Virginia midwife named a ‘town hero’

From 1930 to 1967 Anna B. Turner worked in Sussex County and traveled to at least 4 other counties and towns, helping families bring new life into the world.
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  Jussie Smollett charged with making false police report

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted the news on Wednesday after Smollett's attorneys met with prosecutors and detectives.

Virginians to face harsher punishment for animal abuse

Prosecutors: Probe of inmate’s death blocked by resistance

Woman arrested on indecent exposure charge during ERA rally to be released on bond

Man shot trying to break into home to meet teen faces child porn charge

  $10,000 reward offered to help find man who shot Virginia officer

Richmond man dies after Valentine’s Day shooting

Teen gets 6 years for shooting officer’s dog during break-in

Police identify man found dead near train tracks in Chesterfield

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Grand Canyon museum visitors exposed for years to radiation, safety manager says

Authorities said the uranium ore was stored next to a taxidermy exhibit. A nuclear expert said the uranium exposure was unlikely to be hazardous to visitors.

SPORTS

Spiders hold off Fordham to get back into win column

  Beginnings of Daytona 500 winner Hamlin’s career came at Southside Speedway

Denny Hamlin captured his second Daytona 500 championship in the last four years on Sunday evening, but before he was on NASCAR’s biggest stage, Hamlin got his start at Southside Speedway in Midlothian.

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Petersburg lifts mandatory water usage restriction

Closings and delays

VDOT, state police monitoring road conditions as winter weather moves in

News to know for Feb. 20: Petersburg water restriction; Search for driver who hit toddler; Weather could impact commute

  Woman hits toddler, drives away in Chesterfield shopping center

Chesterfield police are searching for a woman who hit a toddler in the Irongate shopping center.
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  Snow, ice expected to affect 90 million in US

Americans from the Plains to the Northeast are under a winter weather watch, warning or advisory.

Stolen vehicle crashes through front yard of Richmond home

Gloucester officials hold community forum on transgender bathroom policy

Lawmakers OK allowing speed cameras in work zones

Burglars ram box truck into Virginia gun store

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