Mitt Romney in Chesterfield

Good Friday morning from Gray. Here is a look at some of the stories we are working on for 12 News Today. A chilly start to the morning. Andrew will have details on the Weekend forecast.

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is coming to Chesterfield in the day ahead and it could tie up traffic on Midlothian Turnpike. He's holding a victory rally at the Mobility Supercenter. The event starts at 11:30 and is open to the public. They're expecting a pretty big crowd, so if you're not attending the event, you may want to avoid the area. Tracy has detour information.

Meantime, White House leaders say President Obama is planning to return to our area next week. The Commander-in-Chief is set to arrive in Williamsburg on Saturday and stay through Tuesday. Sources say he is prepping for the next debate.

Plus, the Richmond Folk Festival kicks off today on Brown's Island! The Festival is free and showcases a variety of cultures through music, dance and exotic flavorful foods. Join us for these stories and more, plus breaking news as it happens on 12 News Today from 4:30-7am.