Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

State regulators issued a letter ordering the facility to hire a third-party manager following visits that they say raised “several significant concerns.”

  'We will miss him so much:’ Friends remember father of 4 hit, killed on 288

Richmond man pleads guilty to animal fighting ring, animal cruelty; 6 rescued dogs get second chance

Proposed law would strip more duties from Petersburg’s treasurer

Panel OKs bill to restrict tethering animals

Bill to fine owners for unreported stolen guns fails

South Richmond house fire displaces residents

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  Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

Senate panel kills bill designating Election Day as a holiday

GRTC reports ridership increase

Public housing funding at risk in Richmond due to government shutdown

Steve Carell, ‘Office’ creator to reunite for Netflix series ‘Space Force’

Henrico 8th grader advances to Regional Spelling Bee

  Sears staves off liquidation; stores to stay open, reports say

Multiple media outlets reported early Wednesday that billionaire Eddie Lampert has won a bankruptcy auction after strengthening his bid in several days of negotiations with creditors.

Bills seek to curb distracted driving in Virginia

Under current law, only texting while driving is a primary offense in Virginia.

VCU to hold university-wide spring commencement at convention center

Last fall, the school said it would have to cancel its graduation because its usual spot - the Richmond Coliseum - would not available.

Police arrest 3 suspects in knife-wielding robbery

Michael and Joseph Carter are brothers, while Matthews is in a relationship with Joseph Carter.

Man purchases Chipotle, candles using counterfeit bills

Virginia man wins $1M in Powerball drawing

Suspect in 3 Fredericksburg armed robberies arrested

Henrico woman arrested, accused of robbing Chesterfield bank

Driver escapes seconds before train crashes into car

Gymnastics coach charged with sexual battery of juvenile

  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

Attorney general nominee Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

So far, William Barr's comments have pointedly departed from Trump’s own views and underscored his efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to the president.

After a young man, 23, died in a car accident, his kidney donation saved his father’s life

The 23-year-old's heart, liver and second kidney will be donated to other patients in need.

News to know for Jan. 16: Serial robbery suspect arrested; signs alert dog owners to pick up poop; Congress cancels recess

Here are some of the more notable stories from Tuesday as your begin this chilly Hump Day.

Woman fights ticket for honking at officer

In Auburn several weeks ago, the woman said a cop in an unmarked SUV peeled out in front of her as she swerved to avoid him. She honked.

Hanover offering free tax prep assistance

Beginning Feb. 5, the Hanover County Department of Social Services will help file tax returns every Tuesday starting at 5 p.m.

Petersburg police arrest 2 men in December shooting death

Rakeem Davis, 31, of Petersburg was found suffering from gunshot wounds and died at the hospital.

Data breach in Hanover online payment system may have exposed credit card numbers

The online payments made through the Click2Gov portal between Aug. 1, 2018, and Jan. 9, 2019, were impacted.

VIDEO: RPD asks for help identifying package thief

Detectives believe the man is connected to numerous package thefts in The Fan and Museum District dating back to before Christmas.

FDA recalls several brands of dry dog food following toxicity reports

The FDA has recalled several brands of dry dog food, and is alerting dog owners and veterinary professionals alike.

‘Dodge the poop’: Residents turn to homemade signs to send message to dog owners

Residents are leaving homemade signs in the area reminding dog owners to responsibility for their dogs.

Gas leak near MCV Campus cleared

Virginia Commonwealth University police are on the scene of a gas leak near MCV Campus.

4.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Virginia, USGS reports

The quake happened around 6:30 p.m.

Man charged with murder after Chesterfield man found dead in apartment

The victim was identified as Clarence H. Fowlkes, 58.

Organ donor offers pour in for Chesterfield man

Around 40 calls have come into VCU’s Hume-Lee Transplant Center from people who are willing to get tested to see if they are a potential donor.

Bill would exempt mentally ill from death penalty

A Senate committee has agreed to advance a bill that would protect individuals with a severe mental illness from the receiving the death penalty.

Near-record rainfall led to more pollution in Chesapeake Bay, report finds

Near-record rainfall last year led to an increase in pollution and poor water quality in the Chesapeake Bay, according to a recently released report.

Democrats’ Priorities: LGBT Rights, Environment, $15 Minimum Wage

LGBT rights legislation, environmental protection and a push for a $15 minimum wage are among the goals House Democrats have for the 2019 legislative session.

It boils down to money vs. morals’: March to pass bill expanding VA firefighter coverage of cancer

Hundreds of firefighters from across Virginia marched to the Capitol, Tuesday, urging legislators to approve a bill that could save their families from the financial crisis if they fall victim to their biggest killer, cancer.

Police identify man struck, killed by tractor-trailer on Route 288

The crash caused lanes of Route 288 south to be closed for an extended period Tuesday morning.

‘Women of Wrestling’ set to return with champion wrestler from Chesterfield

The show has Porter playing as Jungle GRRRL, the woman who plays by her own rules.

Immigrant advocates bash bill blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Immigrant rights groups were outraged after a Senate committee advanced a bill to prohibit localities from restricting federal enforcement of immigration laws.

74-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash

The driver was not wearing a seat belt and VSP said he died at the scene.

Trump’s AG nominee Barr backs Mueller probe, supports border ‘barrier’

Nominee William Barr is expected to be confirmed, unless there is a major surprise during the hearing. It would be his second stint as attorney general.

Another Central Virginia store robbed by knife-wielding suspect

Officials said they were called to the 9400 block of Chamberlayne Road for a robbery around 11:37 p.m.

Digital Dialogue: For the love of animals

NBC12's next Digital Dialogue is at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18 on animal rescuing and adoption.

Virginia Senate backs Equal Rights Amendment

The legislation still has to clear the House, where its chances for passage are unclear.

Shutdown standoff: Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump's demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen, including those in districts where Trump is popular.

Mass overdose possibly fueled by fentanyl kills 1, sickens about a dozen

Having so many lives on the line strained city resources, officials said. It was like nothing they'd ever experienced.

Facility where vegetative woman gave birth launches internal review

Hacienda Healthcare picked a former prosecutor to lead the review into the incident. The facility is also being investigated by the state regulatory and law enforcement agencies.

Virginians to receive February SNAP benefits early

VDSS says people who have already been determined eligible for benefit do not have to take any actions - the benefits will automatically be loaded onto their SNAP EBT cards.

UVa not playing ‘negro national anthem’ at athletic events

An alumnus filed the request, but the university said there no plans to include “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

Victims identified in Laburnum homicides

Police do not believe the deaths are related.

Democrats consider subpoena for interpreter of Trump-Putin meeting

The official said Trump even confiscated his interpreter’s notes after talks with Putin in Germany in 2017 and reportedly told the interpreter to keep quiet about what was said in the room.

Judge orders Trump administration to remove citizenship question from 2020 census

The administration is expected to quickly file an appeal.

3 deputies shot while serving warrant in TX

The deputies were serving the warrant at about 9:30 p.m. Monday when a suspect inside opened fire. All three deputies were listed in fair condition.

Netflix to raise prices on all its subscription plans

Its most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11. That option offers high-definition streaming on up to two different internet-connected devices simultaneously. Even at the higher price, that plan is still a few dollars cheaper than HBO, whose streaming service charges $15

‘Is this the best a man can get?’: New Gillette ad challenges men to ‘be better’

Company officials say they have no plans to pull the ad in the face of some negative reaction.

Firefighters to march in Richmond for cancer awareness

Firefighters are at a higher risk of developing cancer associated with their jobs than that the average person.

Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at age 97

Known for her smile and raspy voice, actress Carol Channing spent most of her career on stage in such musicals as "Hello, Dolly!" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."

News to know for Jan. 15: ‘Dangerous’ robbery suspect wanted; owner cited after dog attacks; weekend snow possible

We couldn’t even go a day following the recent snow without hearing about the potential for another one – an even colder one.

Hopewell’s new police chief opens up on officer-involved shootings, vision

It’s Hopewell Police Chief Kamran Afzal’s third week on the job, and he is discussing an officer-involved shooting and his vision for the department for the first time since taking over.

VDOT, crews monitor roads, ice across central Virginia

Crews continue to monitor ice and road conditions after winter weather moved through central Virginia this past weekend.

Pipe repair to close part of Patterson Avenue

Traffic delays are expected.

Minimum wage boost, backed by women’s groups, passes committee

After dozens of women rallied at the Capitol on Monday, a legislative committee passed one of their key priorities — a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Virginia.

Legislators introduce journalist protections

Two delegates, both former journalists, introduced legislation Monday to protect student journalists from censorship and shield reporters from having to disclose confidential sources.

Virginia legislators seek refund for utility customers

Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill to return millions of dollars to Virginia residents who they say have been overcharged by the state’s utility companies.

Bipartisan lawmakers want referendum on casinos in three cities

Some state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle made a joint pitch Monday, to bring casino gambling to three Virginia cities. .

Olympic swimmer Ryan Murphy stops by SwimRVA

To preview the upcoming USA TYR Pro Swim Series, SwimRVA had three-time USA Olympic swimmer Ryan Murphy stop by to talk their youth program.

Americans now more likely to die of accidental opioid overdose than in a car accident

For the first time in U.S. History, Americans are now more likely to die of an accidental opioid overdose than in a motor vehicle accident, according to a new report by the National Safety Council.

A Marine veteran is reunited with his military dog in Roanoke

A marine veteran, a military dog, and one special reunion. It happened in Roanoke last week when the non-profit Mission K9 Rescue reunited one military dog with his original handler.

Motions hearing in Civil War monuments suit

A motions hearing in the lawsuit against the city over the downtown Civil War statues took place Monday.

Deadly fire serves as reminder to families

A fire which ripped through a West Virginia home over the weekend, killing four children inside, serves as a reminder to families to create and practice a plan of escape for kids.

DEQ studying if road salt affects stormwater

With refreezing a possibility overnight all week, many are applying that extra layer of salt on the roads and sidewalks — but what happens to all that salt once the snow and ice finally melt?

Herring chastises panel for rejecting hate crime bill

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring expressed disappointment Monday after a legislative committee rejected a bill to expand Virginia’s definition of hate crime to include gender, sexual orientation, disability and gender identity.

‘This is dangerous:' Chesterfield police seek suspect in string of armed robberies

Police were called to 5549 Belmont Road at 1:15 a.m. Monday after a man entered the store, displayed a knife and demanded money.

Man charged after attempting to escape courtroom sentencing

A Chesterfield man was arrested and charged after he attempted to escape a Chesterfield courtroom.

Richmond chef dies after car crashes into tree

Terrell V. Thomas, 32, died Thursday after his car ran off the road and hit a tree, according to Henrico police.