Back to School

Good morning from Gray. Here's a look at some of the stories you will want to catch before you leave the house on 12 News Today.

It's back to school for many students across the area. Summer vacation is over. Thousand of students now join the others already headed back to classes. We are on your side with the latest forecast, traffic alerts and bus safety tips.

Also, we're following breaking news. A Richmond police officer ends up in VCU Medical Center, after he's injured chasing a suspect. Plus, we are tracking a developing story. There was a stabbing on the Northside, and this morning one person is in jail.

It's been a more than a 60 year wait for the family of a Lynchburg soldier killed in action but later this morning, his body is finally returning home.

Today, the former Beauty Queen accused of running into her ex-boyfriend's car, and then taking off is expected to go on trial. Nikki Poteet is charged with hit and run. You may remember the former Miss Virginia USA was charged with assault and battery back in March but those charges were later dismissed.

Join us for these stories and more, plus breaking news as it happens on 12 News Today from 4:30-7am. Up to the minute, the minute you're up.