Crime

Richmond police looking for witnesses to rush hour shooting

Witnesses said two black men were seen fleeing the area on foot.

Victim identified in Richmond shooting Monday

A man was pronounced dead at the scene of apparent gunshot wounds in the 1600 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike.

Suspects wanted in $75K credit card fraud with 200 victims

Richmond police believe two suspects seen on surveillance Sept. 6 at two Walmart stores are connected to Kroger incidents earlier in the year.

Home daycare owner accused of drugging, tying kids to car seats in dark closet

The 60-year-old woman is in jail, facing nine counts of child endangerment.

Thieves targeting unlocked vehicles in Campbell County

Thieves targeting unlocked vehicles in Campbell County

Richmond police ID couple killed in murder-suicide

Police were called to the scene at 2:25 a.m. Thursday to find the woman in the road in the 700 block of Northside Avenue.

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.

Attempted robbery ends with early-morning stabbing

Police say it happened in the 3800 block of Broad Rock Road around 1:30 a.m. when someone attempted to break into the victim’s home.

  Texas officer killed as police move in to arrest robbery suspects

Police believe the suspects could be linked to 15 robberies since June that targeted bars with Hispanic customers.

  Police: Man faked Down syndrome, hired caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers

Police arrested the 31-year-old, who faces charges of fraud and sexual abuse. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff/KNXV/CNN)

Sheriff: Border Patrol agent suspected of killing 4 women

A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman who had been abducted managed to escape from him and notify authorities, law enforcement officials said, describing the agent as a "serial killer."

  ‘He wasn’t having a good day’: Man cleverly wrestles shotgun from thief

David Mann said he wasn't going to let anyone get injured on his watch.

  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.

Powhatan officials respond to area stabbing

Powhatan County Sheriff’s Office identified the subject as Antonio Sanderson, 28, of Powhatan.

Chesterfield police search for motorcycle thief

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

Domestic dispute leads to high-speed chase

Stafford County deputies have made an arrest following a domestic dispute and interstate pursuit.

Elizabeth Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers

Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was "a big shock," and she hopes there is a way the woman can be committed to a treatment facility.

Woman faces murder charge in 4-year-old son’s death

Four-year-old Demetrius Jefferson died after a shooting in the 200 block of North Laburnum Avenue.

Police, fire officials investigating another suspicious Petersburg fire

Firefighters battled the blaze around 4 a.m. Friday at Harding Street and Maple Lane.

Mother of 2-year-old boy charged with murder

According to Henrico Police, 25-year-old Keneisha Jazmin Epps was arrested and charged on Thursday, Sept. 13.

Fredericksburg man charged after attempted home break-in

The sheriff’s office said he had been released from the hospital for intoxication and was walking home when he ended up at the home.

Roanoke man arrested in connection to missing 3-month-old baby

Andrew Christopher Terry, of Roanoke, was arrested overnight and charged in connection to the illegal disposable of 3-month-old Arieanna Day

  Ex-boyfriend of missing AZ woman charged with her death

Kiera Bergman went missing August 4. A bicyclist found her decomposed body in some bushes a month later.

  Man said he took cars, posting photos on social media, to ‘be seen by girls,’ authorities say

Terrance Tarleton, 19, faces charges after police said they found photo of stolen cars on Facebook and the cars themselves parked in front of his house.

  Gunman kills 5, including wife, before turning gun on self in CA

Authorities said the gunman is dead but not before killing several people.

  Allegedly claiming to see ‘ghosts,’ ex-officer plows into field with kids; parent takes action

The officer was said to be high on meth. A parent put himself in harm’s way to try to resolve the situation.

  Woman jumps from car to escape fake Uber driver who tried to rob, kidnap her

The crime remains unsolved, as the victim recovers from a head injury, fractured wrist and badly broken ankle.

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.

  ‘I couldn’t just let her die’: Man jumps in front of machete attack at CA Starbucks

The suspect in the attack was arrested and charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

  Daycare operator accused of sexual assault against girl in his care

Police say the daycare the suspect and his wife were running was not licensed, and this should be a warning to parents.

Deputies looking for man who exposed himself at Walmart

The Hanover County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who exposed himself at Walmart on Sunday.

Man dies after shooting outside nightclub

Officers were called to the scene for a "large disturbance" outside the Cambro's Soul Food & Lounge around 1 a.m.

5, including 3 toddlers, found dead in Australian home; Kids’ father charged

Anthony Harvey allegedly killed his partner and children Sept. 3 and killed Beverly Quinn, the mother of his partner, the next day.

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in Sunday shooting

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

  Police identify man found shot to death on Richmond street

Police were called to the scene around 9:10 p.m. Saturday to find the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff’s office: Man sexually assaults woman in home, flees

The sheriff's office says the man left the area of Lake Gaston Drive in Gasburg in an unknown direction.

  Pain into passion: Residents in Petersburg call for an end to violence

Offering music, food and fellowship, the community event was a day of fun and unity and aimed to unite the region.

  ‘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.

  Neighbors ‘fed up’ with crime in Blackwell neighborhood

Homeowners in Richmond's Blackwell neighborhood say they're fed up with the amount of crime in the area.

  Richmond police looking for theft, credit card fraud suspects

Surveillance images show six suspects involved in the fraudulent purchases.