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  Police identify suspect in deadly Henrico double-shooting

Records from the Virginia State Police show one of the teens shot and killed in Highland Springs Thursday afternoon had been missing for several years.

Henrico offering 4 locations to recycle Christmas trees

Police investigating bomb threats across Central Virginia

Henrico house fires leave 10 residents displaced

Closings and delays for Dec. 14

School officials put safety first when deciding on closures

Some neighborhood roads still have snowy spots, ice days after storm

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Henrico parents given more time to discuss upcoming school budget

Bystander jumps in to help delivery driver up icy hill

Woman rescued during Henrico fire; 4 treated for injuries

Snow plow services work hard to clear parking lots, businesses

Former delegate Morrissey faces assault charge

Snowy roads cause hundreds of crashes; 4 state troopers struck

  VSP trooper injured in crash on I-295 in Henrico

The trooper was working a crash on the right shoulder and was sitting in his vehicle when it was struck.

Registered sex offender wanted for probate violation

Paul Alfred Spence, 56, of Glen Allen, is wanted for violating the terms and conditions of his supervised probation.

‘Moving Forward Together’: Henrico holds State of the County

Henrico County leaders gathered Friday morning for the annual State of the County address highlighting some of the major accomplishments of 2018 citing increased growth and major investment deals including Facebook.

Henrico Police seek retirement home burglars

Police are investigating a burglary that took place at the Masonic Home in Henrico County.

  Henrico pet cemetery owner says vandals hit twice within week

Henrico firefighters respond to 2 fires in less than 2 hours

Police seek suspect in drug store armed robbery

Man charged with assaulting officer, other crimes following I-64 pursuit

Henrico shooting sends man to the hospital

Woman severely injured after being hit by vehicle

  Teen battling cancer wishes for Christmas decorations in yard

Peyton Hougham has Ewing Sarcoma, a rare bone and soft tissue cancer. Peyton first started feeling symptoms with pain in her shoulder, and shortly after starting 8th grade was given her diagnosis.

Henrico 911 Dispatcher’s social media post on stress goes viral

Before you hear sirens or see the lights beaming from emergency vehicles, before first responders arrive at your door to assist with your emergency, every cry for help starts with a phone call.

Henrico man sentenced for crack, heroin possession at police headquarters

Zyejuan Redd, 21, was found to have 30 baggies of crack cocaine and a baggie of heroin hidden in his underwear.

Multiple shots fired into Henrico home

Police were called to the scene in the 2700 block of Catchpenny Road around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday.

71-year-old woman rescued after being trapped in trash compactor

The woman was rescued around 9:30 p.m. by Henrico Fire Department.

Neighbors fear someone is intentionally hurting outdoor pets

Some Henrico residents believe neighbors may be intentionally trying to hurt their pets who roam the outdoors.

Carolina Ale House closes Short Pump location

The restaurant announced the closing on its Facebook page Monday, which was its last day of operation.

Winter weather wreaks havoc on travelers getting back to Virginia

One flight that was supposed to arrive at Richmond International Airport at 9 p.m. Monday was delayed for more than three hours.

Unattended cooking sparks fire in Henrico’s West End

Firefighters arrived to the scene around 1:40 a.m. to find smoke and flames shooting from a first floor window.

Henrico County begins leaf collection efforts

Henrico County will begin annual leaf collection services on Monday, Nov. 12.

Bezos gives $5 million to nonprofits fighting homelessness

Amazon recently announced plans to build a new headquarters in Virginia and create 25,000 new jobs.

Man reunites with officer, nurses who helped save his life

A Henrico man reunites with the police officer and nurses who jumped into action to save his life after suffering a medical emergency that left him unconscious.

Henrico man steals from employer, charged with embezzlement

The victim reported that Rodgers had stolen over $500 worth of merchandise from his employer through fraudulent returns.

Henrico police release surveillance video from armed robbery

Police are searching for a man caught on camera robbing a gas station at gunpoint earlier this month.

‘Void and ache in our soul’: Solemn tribute remembers drunk driving victims

Organizers say if one family can share their story, hopefully another family won’t have to live it.

No one injured in early morning Henrico restaurant fire

The fire was quickly extinguished and was contained to the kitchen and ventilation system of the restaurant.

RVA cheer, dance teams rock Richmond Convention Center in east coast competition

Cheer and dance teams from across RVA rocked the Richmond Convention Center today, during the Eastern Cheer and Dance East Coast Open Nationals competition.

Henrico traffic stop leads to Richmond pursuit

The driver, traveling in a stolen 2003 Honda Civic, refused to stop and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit traveled into the City of Richmond.

Son given 25 years in mother’s murder by blunt force trauma

After a mother's body was found severely beaten in her Henrico apartment with a plunger by her side in October, a grand jury indicted her son on second-degree murder charges.

Semi driver charged after swerving to avoid hitting deer, crashing

Multiple lanes of I-295 south were closed overnight after a semi crash.

Henrico woman creates cartoon that teaches kids how to code

A Henrico woman quit her government job to teach kids coding with a show that is gaining national recognition.

Richmond, Henrico announce unification of health districts’ leadership

The unification creates a joint executive public-health leadership team for the districts, but separate staffs and operations will be maintained.

The Community Foundation recognizes 10 Henrico teachers for classroom excellence

Four HCPS teachers won the REB Award for Teaching Excellence, while six other teachers were finalists.

Henrico police seek gas station robbery suspect

On Nov. 11, at 8:12 p.m., Henrico police responded to the 2300 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike for a reported robbery.

Henrico, YMCA to build $8M aquatics center

YMCA of Greater Richmond will construct and operate the facility, which will offer both memberships and daily rates, with $8 million in funding from Henrico County.

2 arrested in connection with shooting near school

Police are still trying to determine what led to the shooting and where exactly it occurred.

Man charged with firing gunshot during argument

A man is behind bars Tuesday after firing a gunshot during an argument in Henrico overnight.

Tractor-trailer driver airlifted after spilling 14 tons of cat food

The crash is under investigation, and charges are pending.

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.

Police searching for driver who fled, crashed

Police attempted to pull over the driver at 9:44 p.m. for driving recklessly in the 1900 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike.

Sears set to close in Henrico County

Sears Holders say they plan to close 40 stores, including the Sears at Virginia Center Commons, early next year as they continue to slim their business.

Spanberger joins ‘wave of women’ in Washington

Congresswoman-elect Abigail Spanberger will join 96 other women elected into the U.S. House of Representatives, Tuesday night.

Virginia ABC offering holiday liquor gift sets at 2 locations

For the first time, Virginia ABC will offer liquor gift sets for those scotch, tequila or brandy lovers on your holiday shopping list.

Police seek cigarette thieves

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying two men they say have been breaking into businesses and stealing cigarettes.

Police conduct death investigation in Henrico

Police say there is no threat to public safety and no foul play is suspected.

How should Henrico Schools use their budget? Here is your chance to tell them

If you have any thoughts on how Henrico Schools should use their 2019-20 budget, you’ll have seven chances to let officials know.

GRTC, churches and other organizations offer free rides for voters

GRTC and other organizations offering free rides on Election Day.

Governor Northam announces 90 jobs in Henrico County

The new facility will allow personnel expansion resulting in 90 new jobs over the next several years.

Rolex stolen when man slips it on his wrist, runs out of store

The suspect is described as a black man between 30 and 40 years old, between 6-foot-2 and 6-foot-5 and may have had a faded tattoo on the back of his neck.

Empty gas tank leads to $1 million for Henrico man

Charles Payne, of Henrico, won one of two $1 million Virginia tickets in the Oct. 19 Mega Millions drawing.

Police investigate random gunfire happening outside Henrico neighborhood

Henrico police are investigating after numerous neighbors called over the last few months reporting random gunfire in the back of their homes.

Henrico County Public Schools hosts fall job fair

The school district is seeking full-time and part-time bus drivers, school nutrition workers and technicians with HVAC experience.

Smoke pours from home as Henrico firefighters battle flames

Crews were called to 1900 block of Cool Lane at 9:18 p.m. to a house fire where neighbors reported thick smoke and flames coming from the building.

8 Henrico schools win national program awards

The annual National Association of Counties Achievement Awards recognizes county government programs across the nation.

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.

FDA approves new flu treatment for first time in 20 years

As flu season gets underway, medical experts say it’s not looking to be as bad as the 2017-2018 season.

No one injured in wrong-way crash on I-295

A vehicle driving south in the northbound lanes hit another vehicle and veered into the woods.

Mom: School bus often late to pick up my kids

The Henrico mother says twice this week the school bus was almost 30 minutes late picking up her kids. She said it happened frequently last school year too.

Henrico woman shares story of drug abuse during Red Ribbon Week

In 2014, she became sober and began working for Henrico Area Mental Health and Development Services.

Want to name a rescue kitten? Here’s your chance

Henrico Humane Society will let anyone who donates $200 or more the opportunity name a future cat or kitten.

Drug take-back day set for Saturday

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

Family with multiple medical needs gives special thanks to Henrico firefighters

For the last 20 years, Max McWhirter has suffered from focal seizures, but over the last five years he has begun experiencing grand mal seizures.

Watching Your Wallet: Travel More, Spend Less

Brad Barrett took $4,000 Disney trip for a family of four for only $150. Seriously.

Man killed, teen injured in I-295 crash in Henrico

I-295 was closed around 2 a.m. after a car ran off the road and into the woods.

Suspected robber caught after hours-long manhunt

Sources say Henrico police are searching for a suspected robber stemming from a crime in Charles City.

Henrico man arrested for sex crimes with family members

John H. Robinson, of Henrico, has been charged with two counts of indecent liberties by a custodian.

Henrico schools offering family learning series

Henrico County Public Schools are offering a Family Learning Series to help families overcome challenges their students may face at home or at school.

Henrico man charged in armed robbery incident

Fletcher R. Boyd, Jr., 21, of Henrico, has been charged with burglary with intent to commit robbery and use of firearm in commission of a felony.