48-pound snapping turtle found by Chesterfield homeowner

The animal was found by a homeowner Oct. 12 off Huguenot Road.

State police searching for convicted sex offender

Aaron Lamont Alexander is known to go by names such as “Bubba” and to spell his name as “Erin.”

Richmond man sentenced to 38 years in double homicide

Dominique Brockenbrough, 41, pled guilty to second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter and two counts of using a firearm in commission of a felony.

Richmond Marathon celebrating 41st year

Runner's World magazine once called the race "America's Friendliest Marathon."

Monarch butterflies released in Richmond to help monitor population

Monarchs have about a 2 to 3 percent survival rate of reaching adulthood in the wild, but a 70 to 90 percent success rate in captivity.

RPD looking for robbery suspect who wore Steelers sweatshirt

The suspect was wearing a gray knit cap, gray sweatpants, white sneakers and a “Salute to Service” hooded sweatshirt with the Pittsburgh Steelers logo.

GRTC Pulse ridership at 36,000 per week

About 6,000 riders are using GRTC Pulse buses every weekday, according to new numbers released this week.

Henrico offering free flu vaccines

The vaccines are available to everyone 6 months old and older on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

Wake-up Roundup - Oct. 16

There’s plenty of animal goodness is this morning’s compilation, and it’s also Feral Cat Day.

Students allegedly baked cookies with human ashes, served them to classmates

Police believe the ashes allegedly used may have been those of one of the students' grandparents.

Chesterfield schools holding job fair

Among the jobs available are bus driver, food service and instructional assistant.

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive

Beloved retired fire marshal in Richmond dies of cancer

David Creasy dedicated 50 years of his life to firefighting and earlier this year had advocated for a General Assembly bill to expand Virginia worker’s compensation for firefighters battling cancer.

Dave Brat and Abigail Spanberger face off in Congressional debate

Republican Congressman Dave Brat and Democratic challenger Abigail Spanberger faced off in their only scheduled debate in the race for the 7th District Congressional seat.

Witness says she couldn’t believe her eyes after seeing naked man in Busch Gardens parking lot

The naked man was later identified by police as 21-year-old Adrian Cardenas, a U-S Navy sailor stationed in Norfolk.

Driver killed in Dinwiddie County crash

The crash closed the road for several hours Monday night.

Man caught on camera robbing Richmond market

Anyone with information on the suspect should call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Dog born without nose given chance for recovery

Dog born without nose given chance for recovery

Richmond police investigating shooting death on Westover Hills

Officers were called to the area around 5:30 p.m. after multiple reports of a man down.

‘We can’t do anything without them’: RPD’s newest Hispanic Liasion shares story

Stepping into a new leadership role within the Richmond Police Department, and continuing a legacy of building trust within an ever-growing Hispanic community in Richmond, Officer Kenia Marte is hoping her own experiences can help bridge the gap in all of her daily interactions.

Out-of-state first responders to pay respects to Lt. Clark

Local fire agencies are working to assist out-of-state first responders who are traveling to pay their respects to fallen Hanover County Fire Lt. Brad Clark this week.

  ‘We have no hot water or gas’: Residents at apartment complex say they are unsafe

Residents reached out to NBC12 after they came home to a shocking surprise that the building they live in was deemed unsafe by the city.

Some localities get FEMA, tax relief from Florence’s impact

The city of Richmond is included in the list.

Generic vs. name-brand items: App helps you find the lowest cost

Have you stood in an aisle of the grocery store torn between a store brand and a name brand?

Video: Richmond water main break sends water spewing into the air

Richmond Department of Utilities crews were called to the break on 18th Street and Venable Street around 3:30 p.m.

Virginia nonprofit helps feed victims of Hurricane Michael

Mercy Chefs was founded by Gary LeBlanc, a 35-year veteran of the hotel and restaurant business, after Hurricane Katrina in 2006.

Power restore to most Dominion Energy customers

Dominion Energy crews are closely monitoring the path of Michael and the potential for power outages as the storm makes its way north.

Killer on the run in Henrico after 36-year-old man found dead

Police say Angelo Dominic Watson was found dead when police arrived at 5:49 p.m. Oct. 12.

Newspaper names former NBC12 anchor Sabrina Squire as ‘Person of the Year Honoree’

Sabrina Squire, who spent nearly 40 years at NBC12, retired in May.

Henrico police charge man with soliciting sex from a minor

During a police investigation, Allen Bruner, 58, of Carrollton, KY, was identified as “communicating inappropriate content” with someone he believed to be a minor.

Henrico police respond to shooting near school

Police are still trying to determine what led to the shooting and where exactly it occurred.

Man wanted for stealing in sunglasses in Carytown

Carl Watkins is wanted on a charge of grand larceny.

Overturned tractor-trailer closes 288 south ramp onto I-95

VDOT said the ramp was closed for cleanup.

Chesterfield police release sketch of attempted carjacking suspect

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660.

Drug take-back day Oct. 27

Henrico is offering four locations where medication can be dropped off.

74-year-old killed after driver rear-ends car, strikes tree

The driver of a 2016 Dodge Grand Carvan was traveling east on Midlothian Turnpike around 9 a.m. and struck the rear of a Toyota Camry.

U-Haul offering free storage for storm victims

U-Haul said it is trying to help residents dealing with damage and power outages from the widespread flooding and strong winds.

Cancer survivor photo shoot to highlight awareness

If you’re interested in the “I’m a Survivor” Glam Shoot, you’re asked to send a picture, your story and why you should be selected to wildworthyhair@gmail.com.

Wake-up Roundup - Oct. 15

Politics dominates the headlines as we kick off another week.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring