Chesterfield

2 cars, 8 motorcycles destroyed in Chesterfield garage fire

The fire broke out in a Chesterfield garage located in the 7400 block of Cotfield Road.

Man who hit 3 state trooper vehicles during police chase identified

Chesterfield police seeking abduction suspect

VA Senate passes legislation to make knowingly reporting false crimes illegal

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

Police arrest 3 suspects in knife-wielding robbery

Henrico woman arrested, accused of robbing Chesterfield bank

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  Man charged with murder after Chesterfield man found dead in apartment

Organ donor offers pour in for Chesterfield man

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

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

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

Man charged after attempting to escape courtroom sentencing

  Closings and delays

Here’s a look at the current closings and delays in Central Virginia.

Chesterfield armed robbery suspects strike victim before fleeing

The victim was approached at approximately 8:30 p.m. by numerous suspects in a vehicle.

Police investigating gas station armed robbery

The incident occurred at the Exxon located in the 2700 block of Buford Road at approximately 7:20 p.m.

Suspect flees with cash after armed robbery at Chesterfield store

Police say a man entered the Lucky’s convenience store, displayed a knife and demanded money.

Man stabbed in Chesterfield; suspect taken into custody

Shooting victim fighting for life in Chesterfield

VDOT holding public hearing on proposed I-95 improvements

When and where can you recycle your Christmas trees?

Family, friends reflect on father of 3 killed at Wawa

Fire destroys Chesterfield home; 2 residents escape safely

Man wanted in shooting outside Chesterfield restaurant still on the run

Police say the suspect shot the man during a dispute outside a restaurant around 2:30 a.m. Dec. 12.

Woman wanted for Chesterfield Wells Fargo robbery

Police say Elizabeth A. Shelton, of Henrico, entered the bank and passed a note to a bank teller demanding money.

Police warn thieves are stealing catalytic converters

The Chesterfield Police Department is warning several apartment communities, that thieves are stealing catalytic converters from cars.

Man robs Chesterfield gas station at knifepoint

The robbery took place Monday night at the BP gas station located in the 13000 block of Genito Road.

Brush fire damages Chesterfield home

The small brush fire spread to the exterior of the home, located in the 3500 block of Slate Court.

'Help us wrap our arms around them:’ Community supports family of father killed in Wawa shooting

After a father and 3 and soldier in the U.S. Army was shot and killed, friends and neighbors are raising money to help support his family.

Firefighters respond to Matoaca Middle School for HVAC malfunction

The call came before school started for the day and officials said there were no students in the school at the time.

Sister of Wawa shooting suspect says brother has mental health issues

Ruth Buschmann is the sister of the man charged in killing Robert Gooch the fourth Tuesday night outside a popular Chesterfield Wawa speaks out, “I saw him the night before this happened,” Buschmann said.

Chesterfield police arrest woman involved in gas station shooting

Chesterfield police have arrested a woman accused of shooting a man at a Chesterfield gas station.

Father of 3, U.S. Army soldier killed, suspect charged with murder in Wawa shooting

George Thomas Buschmann, 34, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a father of three.

‘Mermaid-like’ athlete qualifies for fitness competition

A Henrico woman is headed to Florida to compete in a well know fitness festival despite having physical disabilities she considers “mermaid-like”.

Police search for man who robbed convenience store with knife

Officers said the incident happened around 9:30 p.m. at 4000 Kingsland Road.

Owl that flew into screened porch being treated by Richmond Wildlife Center

The center said the owl is sore and bruised, but did not sustain any broken bones.

Caught on camera: Meteor lights up the Virginia sky

Several viewers have said a bright light was seen just after 6:30 a.m. in the Chesterfield/Powhatan area, which caused drivers to hit their brakes.

Barking dog alerts family to fire at their home

There were no injuries in the blaze, but a vehicle was damaged.

‘It’s an amazing mission:’ Organization in need of volunteer drivers

For almost 20 years, volunteers with the Shepherd’s Center in Chesterfield have worked to ensure adults 60 and older can safely get to medical appointments, the pharmacy, grocery store and other locations in Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Chester and Hopewell.

Chesterfield man sentenced to 20 years for child pornography charges

Welton Terry, Sr., 44, was convicted by a jury in August on three counts of child pornography distribution and ten counts of child pornography possession.

Hundreds of tipsters help Chesterfield, Colonial Heights police crack cases

Investigators in Chesterfield and Colonial Heights say they're putting a dent on crime, in part because more people are coming forward with tips.

Extortion suspect who jumped from balcony turns himself in

Jalen K. Dowe, 19, was last seen jumping from a second-story balcony at his residence in the 20900 block of Riverterrace Road on Jan. 2.

3 men break into apartment, pistol-whip man during armed robbery

Chesterfield police are investigating after three men broke into an apartment and pistol-whipped a man during an armed robbery at an apartment complex on Saturday morning.

Animal rescue center sees increase in holiday gift pet returns; SPCA disputes as myth

The holidays are over but some animal shelters are dealing with a leftover impact.

Chesterfield man wins $1 million in Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle

Oeur was asked about the possibility of winning from a co-worker who knew he often visited the store. She texted him asking: “Did you win?”

  Chesterfield couple search for missing dog after she runs away from pet-sitter’s home

Andy and Nichole Gill said they left their dog Luna with a pet-sitter before going on vacation in Florida for New Year’s on Dec. 29.

Chesterfield Police investigate Dunkin' Donuts armed robbery

The business is located in the Waterford Shopping Center near Genito Road.

Police respond to hundreds of reports of gunfire on New Year’s Eve

If someone is injured due to celebratory gunfire in Virginia, the person who fired the gun can face a felony charge, thanks to "Brendon’s Law."

$1 million ticket sold in Richmond area for Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle

Three lucky people will start the new year as millionaires!

Babysitter charged after 7-month-old dies in Chesterfield

Police say a 7-month-old girl arrived to Chippenham Hospital on Dec. 27 after a reported fall. She was admitted with severe head trauma.

All-clear given after third ‘suspicious package’ of day forces evacuations in Chesterfield

Police are asking people to stay away from the 15100 block of Timsberry Circle due to a suspicious package.

Man suffers medical emergency, dies in Chesterfield crash

Police say the man ran off the road in the 10800 block of Avening Road around 11 a.m. on New Year's Eve.

New crop of reform-minded prosecutors ready to take office

At least eight reform-minded prosecutors will take office in cities around the country next month, including in Chesterfield.

Man in wheelchair rushed to hospital after being hit by car in Chesterfield

Man in wheelchair fighting for his life after being hit by car.

‘Burglars are out’: Police warn to hide boxes from thieves

Many people are enjoying the new gifts from the Christmas holiday but police are warning about the grinches that might be hanging around your home. “This is a time where burglars are out,” Richmond Police Sergeant Tish Edmonds said.

Police ask for public’s help identifying armed robber

Anyone with information can call Crime Solvers at 748-0660.

Driver arrested for DUI after Chesterfield crash

Police said the crash happened just after 2:30 a.m.

Chesterfield County extends tax deadline

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors approved an additional holiday closing on New Year’s Eve at its Dec. 12 meeting.

Chesterfield man’s 70-year-old train collection has over 300 sets

Howard Miller received his first train as a Christmas present when he was 12 years old.

Shoppers take advantage of stores open on Christmas Eve

Stores such as Walmart, Macy’s, Target and Kohl’s all remain open on Christmas Eve.

Vehicle crashes into mail truck in Chesterfield

Both vehicles were damaged.

  Giving the right gift for Christmas isn’t as easy as it looks

As humans, we tend to buy stuff for other people that we actually want for ourselves without realizing it.

Chesterfield police know it’s cold, but please, lock your car doors

Chesterfield police are pleading with people to keep their car doors locked to prevent theft this winter.

TSA to screen 2.7M people a day as holiday travel kicks into high gear

Thursdays and Fridays are the days travel experts say most people are hitting the highways and boarding flights.

‘Growth Through Opportunity’ program underway in Chesterfield

The program allows five cadets to work alongside Chesterfield fire, police and general service departments learning valuable social skills and safety certifications.

When is the best time of year to buy a car? Now

Car dealers are clearing their lots to make room for new models, so December is the perfect time to get a good deal on a new car.

Community tours new Enon Elementary School

Students have been temporarily taking classes at Marguerite Christian Elementary while Enon was under construction.

‘Green’ Christmas: Know which wrapping paper can be recycled

Instead of a white Christmas, think about a “green” Christmas and using materials that can be recycled.

Rape reported on grounds of Chesterfield high school

Police say a man sexually assaulted a juvenile girl on Nov. 6 outside the school building after school hours.

Man sentenced to 15 years for fatally stabbing man found in Chesterfield home

Chesterfield Police have arrested a man in connection to the stabbing death of a man last year.

Students from Pharrell Williams' summer camp get early Christmas presents

Singer Pharrell Williams' mother, Caroline Williams, delivered toys to campers from Pharrell's summer camp at Bensley Elementary School.

Man accused of using someone else’s credit card at multiple Walmart stores

Chesterfield police are looking for a man seen on surveillance cameras leaving the stores. The fraud dates back to as early as Sept. 22.

Neighbors help woman inside Chesterfield burning home; no injuries

Crews said they were called just before 2 p.m. to the 6100 block Walnut Landing Way.

141 drivers pulled over along Chippenham Parkway in one day

A total of 141 drivers were busted along the Chippenham Parkway by multiple police agencies as part of an aggressive driving enforcement operation.

Police investigating bomb threats across Central Virginia

Many of the threats were made by email requesting bitcoin, like those reported across the country.

Chesterfield Police searching for vehicle larceny suspect

Police urge residents to lock vehicles and remove all valuables.

Police ID woman hit, killed while lying on Hull Street Road

Chesterfield police tweeted that two eastbound lanes of Route 360 are closed due to the crash.

Missing 6-year-old Chesterfield girl found safe

Karsen Miller, 6, was reported missing by Child Protective Services on Dec. 12. Karsen is a white female with brown hair.

Closings and delays for Dec. 14

Full list of closings from a winter storm impacting Central Virginia.

School officials put safety first when deciding on closures

Several school officials say they spent the day riding around the area and getting a close up look at road conditions.

1 injured in Chesterfield shooting

A hospital reported a man seeking treatment for gunshots wounds and police determined he was connected to a reported shooting.