Lanes of Route 17 to close for overpass construction

Route 17 in both directions will be narrowed at I-95 starting Feb. 20. The work is expected to be complete in May 2022.

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency declaration

Trump declared the emergency Friday in an effort to go around Congress to fund his border wall. It would allow him to move federal dollars earmarked for military construction to the border. (Source: Image Bank)
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  Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn’t have owned

The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the plant manager, human resources manager and an intern working his first day at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse, took a gun he wasn't supposed to have to a job he was about to lose.

TOP STORIES

Patient moved after pipe bursts above hospital room

Timeline of turmoil: How Virginia’s ongoing political scandals developed

Community rallies after beloved Tommie, the dog tied to pole and set on fire, dies

Pregnant Petersburg mother says she was harassed by top social services official

Police investigating child sex abuse claim at Henrico day care

The director of center relations with the Tuckaway Child Development & Early Education Center says the employee under question has been placed on leave.
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Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.

ICE cooperation bills progress through Virginia legislature

Fight, social media threat lead to more officers at Manchester High School

Man found dead in Chesterfield home

Alleged MS-13 gang member sentenced for murder of VA teen

Woman accused of hiding mother’s body in VA home since December

Virginia lawmakers send coal ash bill to governor

Sheriff’s office: Sign with ‘N’ word near highway is not a hate crime

Virginia lawmakers introduce bill to rename bridge after fallen Trooper Dowell

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  Teacher cuts waist-length hair to support 5-year-old girl bullied for short haircut

After a 5-year-old in Texas got her hair cut, her friends started calling her a boy, and she began wearing a hat to school. But her teacher’s kind gesture changed everything.

SPORTS

Joe Harris tops Stephen Curry for 3-point title

  Highland Springs female wrestler made for the mat

Brittney Reed saw her brothers wrestle when they were in high school and began to think that she could do it better. That started her journey in the sport that she has grown to love.

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80 new troopers join Virginia State Police

Historic Chesterfield cottage moved to a new home

Bikers and drivers: Don’t forget the three-foot rule

Crime ring caught selling fake cars on eBay, Craigslist

Motorcyclist killed in two vehicle crash in Dinwiddie

Police say Shawn M. Parrish was traveling south on Route 1 on his Kawasaki motorcycle when he struck a vehicle attempting to make a left turn onto Route 460.
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Heather Nauert withdraws bid to be UN ambassador, State Department says

Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said.

Northam signs tax bill, tax return processing to begin

Petersburg school locked down after nearby shooting, concerns of possible intruder

Second Fairfax accuser is intensely private single mother

News to know for Feb. 15: Dog set on fire dies; Trump to sign shutdown deal; Richmond shooting death

FIRST ALERT WEATHER BLOG

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

  Big time warm-up arrives for this week

  Closings and delays

  First Alert Weather Days: Bitter cold for Thursday and Friday