Chesterfield

  Chesterfield officer saves choking baby’s life

A couple is grateful after a Chesterfield police officer sprang into action to save their daughter’s life.

Officer terminated after investigation into ties to white nationalist group

3 sent to hospital after ‘serious’ crash in Chesterfield

New dog park open in Chesterfield

  Owners reunited with dog that was hit by car

  ‘Keep living ... keep going’: Teen shares cancer survivor story to advocate for St. Jude

Chesterfield man gets 2-plus years for buying firearms for a convicted felon

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  WATCH: Pair of bonded barred owls released into wild together

  Chesterfield breaks ground on another new school

Four Richmond-area high schools compete in international robotics competition

  Deadly storms topple trees, knock out power to tens of thousands

Truck strikes tree, overturns in Chesterfield

Man wanted after allegedly stealing credit cards from gym lockers

3 Chesterfield schools to close early due to lack of power

Buses will run their normal routes and parents are asked to have someone at the stops to pick up the students.

Police investigating after man shot at apartment complex

Chesterfield police are investigating after a man was shot at the Chesterfield Village Apartments.

  Attorneys of man accused of killing Army veteran seek insanity defense

George Buschmann was charged with murder in the death of Robert Gooch IV, but now Buschmann’s attorneys claim that he was mentally insane at the time of the shooting.

Dash cam captures man rummaging through vehicles in Chesterfield

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

  Officials warn residents to report any suspected gas leaks

Chesterfield police searching for man missing since 2016

  2 arrested after meth lab found in back yard of Chesterfield home

Chesterfield police officers wearing new uniforms

  Confederate portrait inside hotel sparks debate

  Chesterfield police searching for gas station robbery suspect

  Adaptive race cars allow veterans to experience Motorsports

Thanks to race cars that have been adapted, amputee and paralyzed veterans can get on the track, learn and train for the next Paralympic Sport Adaptive Motorsports.

Metro Richmond Zoo named best zoo in Virginia

The Digest cited Kumbali and Kago, a cheetah and a dog who were rescued in 2016, as the zoo’s best attraction.

Chesterfield holding bus driver job fair

The job is full-time and the school district offers paid training to earn a commercial driver’s license.

Chesterfield teenager reported missing has been found safe

Richie Rivera is described as a Hispanic male about 5-foot-9 weighing 145 pounds. He has a light complexion and black hair.

  Chesterfield man searches for perfect match for bone marrow, stem cell transplant

Hearing the three words 'you have cancer’ might have been a hard tackle, but this player is not out of the game yet.

Police: Buses reportedly shot by BB gun in Chesterfield

Police said the incident involved two buses parked in the 4700 block of Willisden Road.

Chesterfield police looking for shoplifting suspect

The police department posted several pictures of a suspect in several shopliftings at area Walmart stores.

40-year-old hit, killed by pick-up truck in Chesterfield

Chesterfield police are investigating after a 40-year-old man was hit and killed while attempting to cross the road.

  Law enforcement warns of tax letter scam

The letter references the garnishment of wages, bank accounts and property seizures as a method of collection if the debt is not paid.

Man in traveling group steals credit card, buys $2K worth of electronics, police say

According to police, the man stole an 82-year-old woman’s credit card while she was eating at a Panera Bread on Midlothian Turnpike.

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in Chesterfield shooting

Police have not released any information about a potential suspect and have not said what led to the shooting.

  Video shows Chesterfield bus aide choking 12-year-old boy

John Wescott was charged with assault and battery and was convicted in court last month.

Hit-and-run suspect arrested after police say she hit 3-year-old, left scene

The child was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

  Teen dead after accidentally shooting himself in Chesterfield

Police responded to a call at 7:20 p.m. and said the victim suffered life-threatening injuries.

  87-year-old homicide victim remembered as ‘fixture in Chesterfield’

The victim was part of the county's preservation committee and historical society.

  16-year-old charged with murder in death of 87-year-old man

Police are investigating the 6700 block of Wentworth Street on Tuesday afternoon.

8 rattlesnakes seized from Chesterfield home

Matthew R. Miller was charged with eight counts of owning a wild or exotic animal.

Chesterfield launches new academy to reach ‘multicultural communities’

The program - called My Chesterfield Academy - will launch in June with monthly sessions held through December.

Body of Midlothian man, who wife said fell off boat, located

Edwin Barnes's wife said he was examining the boat’s motor when he fell off the rear of the boat.

Multi-million dollar investment to create new jobs in Chesterfield County

Multi-million dollar investment expected to create 26 jobs in Chesterfield County.

No one injured in 2-alarm warehouse fire

Firefighters responded to the 11800 block of Lewis Road and requested a second alarm once on scene.

Resident, firefighter injured in Chesterfield house fire

The fire occurred in the 15300 block of Happy Hill Road.

Chesterfield police investigating after person shot in leg

Chesterfield police are investigating after a person was shot in the leg.

  Woman charged with arson in motel fire that sent 3 officers to hospital

The fire, which displaced 33 people, broke out just after 10:35 p.m. Sunday at a motel in the 2100 block of Indian Hill Road.

Chesterfield offering rain barrel workshops to residents

Chesterfield County is offering two workshops for residents to come and learn how to build rain barrels.

Police looking for 3 men, blue Subaru connected to 2 burglaries

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

DNA testing helps ID man found near James River in 2016

Police say DNA samples helped identify the man found by a fisherman as Hassan A. Alkebu-Lan, of Richmond.

  Former EMT volunteer seeks $10M in sexual assault case

Mary Kaitlyn Bowles, who was 17 at the time the incident occurred, is filing a civil lawsuit against Timothy Wilson, Sr., Wilson’s parents and the Ettrick-Matoaca Volunteer Rescue Squad in Chesterfield County.

Driver texting during fatal crash charged with involuntary manslaughter

An investigation revealed the driver of a dump truck was texting and ran off the road.

  Helping make ends meet: Diaper drive supports Chesterfield, Colonial Heights families

The Chesterfield-Colonial Height’s Family First program holds a diaper drive in March. Last year the group collected more than 18,000 diapers.

Man arrested after hitting 2 people with vehicle, leading police on chase

A man is facing several charges after striking two people with a vehicle and leading Chesterfield police on a chase.

  Chesterfield middle school bomb threat not credible, officials say

Students and staff of Elizabeth Davis Middle School were moved to Elizabeth Scott Elementary School after the threat was made.

  Investigators seek help in solving hit-and-run

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers is asking for the public’s help in solving a hit-and-run that happened at the Westchester Commons Shopping Center.

Man injured in Chesterfield shooting

Anyone with information can call police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

  Sixth graders lead cemetery cleanup

The cemetery clean up was the first of a series of cleanup efforts lead by two Robious Middle School students.

  Chesterfield woman mourns husband killed in first week on job as truck driver

Latisha knew her husband, Shawn Alston, for nearly five years, but she will tell be the first to tell you that those were the best years of her life.

  ‘We are angry ... we are outraged’: Chief says officer arrested on sex charges doesn’t represent department

Simeon Isaiah Crispin Steers-Smith was charged by the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office with three felony counts of use of a communications system to facilitate certain offenses involving children.

6 workers escape harm when two-story house collapses

It is not known if the wind caused the house to collapse.

  4 cadets with disabilities graduate from Chesterfield ‘Growth Through Opportunity’ program

Four cadets from Chesterfield graduated from the “Growth through opportunity program” that’s designed to help young adults with autism, down syndrome, and cerebral palsy get jobs.

  Family celebrates ‘different abilities’ through custom bracelets, books

A Chesterfield family is celebrating differences and spreading an important message through Emily’s Bracelets. Emily Morrissey is a 20-year-old with a big smile, who loves creating handmade bracelets for the community.

  2 men arrested in connection to shooting outside Chesterfield restaurant

Officers were called to the 11500 block of Busy Street at 8:43 p.m. after they say two people exchanged gunfire outside Cicis Pizza.

Boy dead after multi-vehicle crash on Route 10

The boy’s age has not been released.

Loaded gun found at Chesterfield high school

The statement said no students were threatened, but the student with the weapon is facing disciplinary action and legal consequences.

  Experts advise knowing signs of cardiac arrest and how to respond

Cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death with more than 320,000 people dying outside of a hospital each year.

14-year-old girl dies at Gold’s Gym in Chesterfield

An investigation is underway, but at this time police said there are no signs of foul play.

Photos show man accused of stealing wallets in Chesterfield

The man was caught on video stealing wallets from elderly women while they shopped at Chesterfield business on Saturday and Monday.

All lanes back open on I-95 following fiery tractor trailer crash

Some lanes remain closed due to debris from the crash.

  Abandoned dog left at Lidl in Chesterfield finds a new home

The German Shepherd named Kona that was abandoned in a cart at Lidl and left to die, is getting a new forever home.

Chesterfield police make arrest in connection to ice cream shop burglary

Chesterfield police are searching for a man who they say stole items from an ice cream shop.

16-year-old charged with murder in Chesterfield shooting

Shyheim Brown, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene.

  ’I hope no one ever has to go through this:’ Wife remembers husband killed in tornado

It has been six months since an EF-2 tornado tore through Chesterfield County, killing Ronnie Bishop, who was working inside the Old Dominion Floor Company.

  Felony case dropped by Chesterfield amid white nationalist investigation

The officer has been accused of being involved with Identity Evropa, which has been designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Pedestrian fighting for life after being hit on Chesterfield road

Police say the driver remained on the scene in the incident in the 8100 block of Qualla Road.

ALDI to open new Chesterfield store

The new store is one of 2,500 new ALDI locations being built nationwide through 2022, part of a $3.4 billion expansion program.

  Residents fed up with garbage dumped behind homes

Residents in Chesterfield County worry that the garbage being dumped behind their homes could be hazardous.

Snake removed from Chesterfield home

Corn snakes are nonvenomous and typically eat mice.

Missing man last seen in February found

Hidalgo Villatoro was reported missing by family members after the last time they had seen him was in February.

Tractor-trailer crash causes diesel spill on I-95 in Chesterfield

Virginia State Police were called around 4:42 p.m. on Saturday to the crash near exit 67.