Chesterfield

  Community comes together to help each other recover from storm

One Chesterfield neighborhood is taking a “village” approach, turning a disaster into an opportunity to pick up a saw or a limb for themselves and their neighbors as they collectively pick up their spirits.

  Businesses inspect damage, reflect on tornado

Several businesses experienced major damage as the EF2 packed 120 mph winds and ripped through an area near Hull Street Road.

  Family members ID man killed in tornado

The moment the tornado tore the building’s roof off was captured on video. Debris swirled overhead as the twister moved through the area along Hull Street near between Genito and Courthouse roads.

  Live updates: Tornado damage throughout Central Virginia

Tornadoes and severe storms ripped through parts of Central Virginia on Monday, leaving behind a trail of destruction.

  Rushing water causes Chesterfield road to cave in

Monday’s tornado outbreak in Central Virginia also brought along heavy rain.

Power restored to most residents after tornadoes

At one point, more than 16,000 were without power Monday night, according to Dominion.

  Trees, power lines litter Chesterfield roads following tornadoes

Our crews spent the evening with Jim Roe. His house sits about a quarter of a mile off the Beach Road.

  Students shelter in place for hours during tornado warnings

School systems all across the area had students sheltering in place Monday afternoon as tornado warnings went out across the Metro Richmond area.

  VIDEOS: Tornadoes rip through Central Virginia

NBC12 viewers have sent numerous videos and photos as tornadoes ripped through Central Virginia on Monday afternoon.

Man found unresponsive in Chesterfield parking lot

Police in Chesterfield County are trying to determine what happened to a man who was found injured and unresponsive Sunday night.

  Driver charged with DUI after slamming into power pole

Police say the incident happened around 1:30 a.m. on Jahnke Road, shutting down the area near Bloomfield Road

  Suspect wanted for armed robbery at Family Dollar

Chesterfield Police are asking for the public's help to identify a man wanted for an armed robbery at a Family Dollar.

Chesterfield police search for motorcycle thief

Detectives are seeking information on the theft of a 2003 Harley Davidson 883 Hugger.

  Used car refund dispute ends with Chesterfield woman holding check for nearly $2K

A judge agreed that a car dealership owed down payment refund after a purchased had to canceled due to lack of financing.

  Preventing house fires after a power outage

A Henrico woman urges homeowners to turn off all appliances if your power goes out after her home caught fire following a Hurricane.

  Parents air concerns over Chesterfield school bus delays

The problem started on the first day of school and got so bad, it forced school leaders to issue an apology for the problems, some of which were anticipated. But others were not.

Authorities uncover over 20 grams of methamphetamine on Chesterfield man

A Chesterfield man faces up to 40 years in prison after being convicted of trafficking methamphetamine.

  ‘21st century policing’: Smart Water helps fight crime

Chesterfield is the first locality in the Commonwealth to team up with a Florida-based company that's using "Smart Water" to deter criminals before they ever strike.

  Mom says stolen car returned after dad allegedly abuses baby

The child is OK but the mother, who goes by T, says 25-year-old Carlus Tucker not only tried to hurt their child but stole her car.

  School leaders issue apology as Chesterfield bus woes continue

School leaders in Chesterfield County are apologizing for the dozens of school bus problems that are still happening during this first week of school.

Army helicopter makes emergency landing in Chesterfield

Virginia State Police were called just before 5 p.m. and determined the landing was not a crash.

Train hits tractor-trailer in Chester; no one injured

The incident happened Thursday afternoon in the 3800 block of Curtis Street.

FBI searching for man who attempted to rob bank in Midlothian

The FBI is looking for a suspect in an attempted robbery of a Midlothian bank. Investigators say a man entered the First Citizens Bank in the 13000 block of Midlothian

Powhite Parkway maintenance to close lanes throughout the weekend

The Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced there will be multiple lane closures on southbound and northbound Powhite Parkway through the weekend.

  ‘Assigned to a community’: Resource officer describes role protecting schools

Thanks to a partnership between Chesterfield Police and the school system an officer is assigned to every middle and high school in the county.

  Chesterfield schools experience transportation issues

With every new school year, there's bound to be some bumps in the road and it was no different for school transportation.

  Vape pen explosion prompts bomb scare in Chesterfield

Crews were called to Cutter Drive off Old Bon Air Road around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

  ‘Impeach Trump’ signs falsely linked to Spanberger campaign

Several political signs referencing impeaching Donald Trump are posted around Chesterfield County and appear to be linked to a 7th District Congressional candidate.

Richmond, Chesterfield schools prepare for new school start times

The new school year begins Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Chesterfield Police Chief channels Steve Jobs for safety reminder

Chesterfield Police Cheif Jeffery Katz channeled his inner Steve Jobs to issue an important reminder on how to keep items inside your car safe.

Driver charged after car strikes trees, flips with 2 passengers inside

A man is charged with reckless driving after a crash that sent him and two juveniles to the hospital.

One man shot, injured overnight in Chesterfield

Chesterfield County Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured Saturday.

Suspects wanted for stealing credit card, purchasing thousands of dollars of items

Police say the suspects stole a credit card on Aug. 18 at Stony Point Mall in Richmond and then used the card in several shops in Chesterfield County.

  Proposed roundabout in Chesterfield could reduce crashes, congestion

The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting Wednesday night about a proposed roundabout in Chesterfield County.

Police: Elderly man with Alzheimer’s found safe

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 804-748-1251.

‘Ettrick, are you ready’ for a back-to-school lip sync?

What's your grades, grades, grades worth?

  Chesterfield police vehicle involved in crash

Police have not said what damage was done to the police vehicle nor how the vehicles collided.

  Anonymous donor remembers story of struggle, gifts family a much-needed van

Life is a whole lot easier for a Chesterfield family after an anonymous donor has gifted a fully loaded handicap van to a nurse and her 25-year-old daughter who has cerebral palsy.

Chesterfield police investigate home that was shot

A neighbor said police collected at least five shell casings and went door-to-door asking if anyone saw anything.

Baby red river hog born at Richmond zoo

Red river hogs are native to Africa and get their name from their tendency to wallow in rivers and streams.

Chesterfield police name new suspect in crash that killed 4-year-old boy

Police say a 2011 Dodge Ram Pickup struck a 2000 Toyota Camry just before 5 p.m. at the intersection of Belmont Road and Sue Jean Drive.