Storms expected today

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.

Our weather teams says severe storms could hit the area today. Andrew is tracking the system and will give you all the details you need to prepare.

Breaking: Chesterfield fire crews are on scene of a house fire. We know that the reports came in a little after 4 this morning in the 2500 Block of Lancers Boulevard, near Hull Street.

This morning, we have new information  on the attack that left an Old Dominion University student dead. That student was from Eastern Henrico. The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is now involved in the death investigation of Paul Johnson.

Happening today, there is a rally for Voting Rights. Activists will gather at the State Capitol to protest a key provision in the Voting Rights Act. This rally stems from a decision struck down by the Supreme Court last year that required states with a history of racial discrimination get approval from the Justice Department before changing the elections process. Today's rally starts at 9am.

Today a Stafford jury is expected to begin deliberations in the case of a former FBI agent accused of killing his wife.  The Freelance Star reports that Arthur Gonzalez testified for six hours yesterday, maintaining that he had to shoot his wife because she attacked him with a knife.

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