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BB guns confiscated from students in Hanover, Dinwiddie

In a letter to parents, interim principal Paul said there were no threats made and students and school staff were never in any danger.

Hanover Fire Department responds to house fire

Woman gets life sentence in Walmart parking lot murder

Ex-Chesterfield sheriff’s captain gets a year suspended after child porn charge downgraded

2 lanes of I-95 south reopens after tractor-trailer crash

Hanover Sheriff’s Office seeking bank robbery suspect

Hanover’s teacher of the year surprised with new car

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Hanover deputies search for vehicle larceny suspect

Hanover two-vehicle crash sends drivers to hospital

Hanover Animal Control holds rabies vaccination clinic

Sheriff’s Office: Man charged in connection with fire at construction site

‘You have no control:’ Overcrowding at state psychiatric hospitals threatens care, safety

Middle school student charged with attempting to poison teacher

2 women suspected of shoplifting in Hanover

The women were seen concealing several items and leaving the store without paying.

16-year-old arrested in Ashland apartment complex shooting death

Police said there is no threat to residents and the shooting is under investigation.

  Hanover considers school consolidation; graduates of historic school fight to keep its name

A battle is brewing in Hanover County regarding the future of a historic school first built for Black students during segregation.

Hanover School Board to take questions on school consolidation

The new school will be built at the current site of John Gandy Elementary with funding expected July 1, 2022.

Road closures announced for Mechanicsville Christmas parade

Threat at Hanover schools prompts increased security presence

Lt. Clark’s wife to become safety advocate to carry out husband’s legacy

‘20+ cats’ die in Hanover fire

Bullet found in Atlee High School bathroom

Woman charged with embezzling nearly $5k from JROTC booster group

  Hanover firefighter raffles off OBX vacation to raise money

A Hanover County firefighter who responded with Lt. Brad Clark to the accident on I-295 during Tropical Storm Michael is raffling off a vacation to the Outer Banks.

Ashland man believes stranger killed his dog

An Ashland man is looking for answers after he found his dog dead in his backyard.

FDA could move e-cigs out of gas stations

The FDA is expected to announce a crackdown on e-cigarette sells to minors. They plan to limit e-cig sells to vape shops and tobacco stores.

Kings Dominion holding job fair for WinterFest employees

Jobs are available in all departments, including rides, food and beverage, retails and security.

Hidden in Plain Sight: Can you spot drugs and alcohol in your teen’s room?

Could you walk through your kid’s room and find warning signs of substance abuse? A recent event put some Hanover parents to the test.

State trooper suffers minor injuries in I-295 crash

The driver of an SUV was charged with having defective equipment on his vehicle as well as driving on suspended license.

  Community turns out to support fallen firefighter’s family

Hundreds came out for a fundraiser in memory of fallen firefighter Lt. Brad Clark and other firefighters injured while responding to a crash during Hurricane Michael.

Hanover deputies seek larceny suspect

The victim said fraudulent charges, totaling more over $300, had been made on their card on July 21.

16-year-old arrested in connection with Hanover armed robbery

The suspect was described as a black male wearing a black ski mask, black leather jacket and black pants driving a dark colored older model Ford Explorer.

Hanover school officials investigating after racial slur carved into desk

Hanover County School officials are investigating after a racial slur was carved into a desk.

School bus involved in 6 vehicle crash; 3 injured

Around 2:44 p.m. officers were called to a crash near Virginia Center Parkway and Brook Road.

Keith Urban dedicates Charlottesville show to Lt. Brad Clark

Clark was killed while responding to a crash during Hurricane Michael.

Drug take-back day set for Saturday

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

‘Everybody slow down:’ Fire official pleas to public after 288 crash

Wednesday morning’s crash is eerily similar to a crash that killed a fire lieutenant in Hanover.

NY-based foundation pledges to help pay off Lt. Clark’s mortgage

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, established in memory of a fallen 9/11 firefighter, announced plans to help to pay off the mortgage on the family home of deceased firefighter Lt. Brad Clark

6-year-old battling disorder that begins after strep throat

A 6-year-old girl from Mechanicsville is battling a fairly unknown disorder called PANDAS or Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infection.

Hanover Sheriff’s Office hosting civilian active shooter response training

The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office will host an active shooter response training for civilians.

Former Hanover teacher pleads guilty to “Celebgate” hacking

A former Lee-Davis High School teacher pleaded guilty Monday to unauthorized access to a protected computer and aggravated identity theft.

‘We want to thank everyone,’ family of Lt. Brad Clark speaks out for the first time

For the first time, the family of fallen Hanover hero Lt. Brad Clark is speaking out. “We are thankful for your love and support,” Robert Clark said.

Lunch ladies give daily dose of inspiration to students via bananas

Lunch ladies at one Hanover County school are serving up a daily dose of inspiration for students by writing messages on bananas!

Former teacher pleads guilty to sex crimes involving minor

Miranda Pauley had worked with the school system for 15 years, first working as a substitute and then promoted to a teacher in 2006.

Hundreds remember firefighter Lt. Brad Clark

Flags have been lowered to half-staff in Clark’s honor and officials from across the state will gather to honor his life and sacrifice.

  First responders from across the country travel to honor Lt. Brad Clark

As hundreds of mourners come together to honor the life and legacy of Lt. Brad Clark, his fellow brothers and sisters in law enforcement say they are here to support the family and honor a hero.

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.

Washed out driveway traps Mechanicsville family at home

A Mechanicsville family called 12 On Your Side asking for help after they say heavy rains turned their stream into a raging river and washed away their driveway.

Hanover firefighter killed in I-295 crash; tractor-trailor driver charged

Lt. Brad Clark was killed when a tractor-trailer struck the fire engine from behind.

Storm damage causes entrapment in Hanover

Technical rescue crews say there are no injuries on scene.

Sheriff: Father kills son in murder-suicide

The sheriff’s office said it is not seeking any suspects and the incident appears to be isolated and that there is no threat to the community.

Running program aims to curb obesity, teach children healthy habits

Healthy Kids Running Program exists across the country, but this branch is in Mechanicsville.

No one injured in Hanover house fire

The fire was contained shortly after firefighters arrived.

Multiple larcenies from vehicles in Hanover

The deputies' investigation revealed that multiple unlocked vehicles were broken into and had property stolen throughout the subdivision.

Missing Hanover deaf man found safe

Kenneth Bernstein, 66, was last seen Sept. 2 at a business in downtown Mechanicsville.

1 injured in head-on crash involving Hanover school bus

Students were evaluated at the scene by emergency personnel.

Health Department offering free flu shots in Hanover

The vaccinations will take place at Hanover High School between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m.

State releases school accreditations under new requirements

The new standards aimed at increasing accountability and closing achievement gaps were approved the Virginia Department of Education in November 2017.

Hanover Youth Service Council collects over 11K school supplies

The service group, consisting of 35 Hanover County middle and high school students, distributed the collected supplies to all Hanover County public schools.

Residents say Mechanicsville Turnpike intersection still dangerous where pedestrian was killed

In 2017, there were 20 crashes at the intersection, so far in 2018, there have been 13.

Woman hit, killed by vehicle on Mechanicsville Turnpike

The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday near the Bell Creek Road intersection.

  Hanover Co. barn destroyed, trees uprooted from confirmed tornado

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado went through part of Hanover County on Monday afternoon, leaving a barn flattened and trees down on several properties near Rockville.

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.

Downed tree closes Mechanicsville Turnpike in both directions

Hanover officials say the tree is blocking the road near Brandy Creek Drive - close to I-295. All lanes are currently shutdown in both directions.

Flooding present ahead of Florence; clean your drains and ditches

Many homeowners across the Richmond area are concerned about flooding risks well before Hurricane Florence makes landfall; some are already dealing with flooding!

Parents, children react to school cancellation

“We’re talking about the safety of our children so I think that they made the right call in deciding to go ahead and close," one mother said.

22-year-old killed in head-on collision

The sheriff’s office said Stafford was driving a Chevrolet hatchback east on Pole Green Road and crossed into oncoming traffic where he hit a Toyota SUV head-on.

Hanover crash results in death

A fatal accident in Hanover County has left one dead and one injured.

5 people treated after vehicle slams into cigarette shop

Hanover Fire and EMS crews say five people were treated Saturday afternoon after a vehicle slammed into a building.

Mechanicsville family gets $3K in donated fence repair

The worker doing the repair said the original contractor's bid was much lower than what the job actually required and he started to lose money.

Hanover deputies seek burglary suspect

Deputies are searching for a man caught on surveillance camera stealing cash from a Hanover home.

Man in need of a roof says company didn’t think issues were a big deal

William Massie claims he has a bad roof and even brought in a third party to prove it.

19 people sent to hospital in I-95 crash

The incident at mile marker 101 near Doswell caused a backup of about 7 miles in the southbound lanes of I-95.

Teacher, church leader charged with sex crimes against children

WTOP Radio reported Pick is a music teacher in Fairfax County and church music director.

Rescue squad lieutenant charged with forcible sodomy

A rescue squad lieutenant faces charges of forcible sodomy after alleged incidents with an underage girl.

VDOT making changes to intersection near Hanover High School

VDOT says the improvements include reducing double lanes to a single lane in both directions to accommodate a dedicated left turn lane from Chamberlayne Road north to the entrance at the school.

Hanover Sheriff’s Office IDs man killed in 3-vehicle crash

A 61-year-old man from North Carolina died Monday afternoon after a three-vehicle crash in the 14000 block of Washington Highway.

Ashland Police see uptick in car break-ins

Ashland Police are warning drivers to keep their doors locked, but also say crooks are getting underneath your car to steal items now.

HCPS names interim principal at Patrick Henry High School

A retired Hanover County Public Schools employee is temporarily coming out of retirement to serve as interim principal at Patrick Henry High School.

Man arrested in Ashland convenience store robbery

Police say the suspect - identified as 24-year-old Yasaba Wills - entered the store on North Washington Highway with a gun and demanded money.

Hanover Sheriff's Office looking for missing 15-year-old

She is described as being 5-foot-1 and 105 pounds with black hair and gray eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray tank top and dark colored shorts.