Breaking: Attempted abduction in Richmond

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.

This morning we're getting the latest from the pentagon about who really shot down Malaysia flight 17 -  killing 295 people on board. Plus, we're hearing from local Ukrainians, who are keeping in touch with their loved ones back home after more violence is witnessed in the country.

Breaking: a man tried to abduct a woman at gunpoint after she left the WaWa on Brook Road. The woman was walking down Chamberlayne Avenue when the man forced her to walk down Westbrook Avenue.  According to police, as they were walking, a car drove up next to them and that scared the suspect away.

We'll be watching this morning as Delegate Joe Morrissey is due in Henrico Circuit Court. An indictment alleges Morrissey had an inappropriate relationship with a minor, late last August. Morrissey maintains his innocence --- and says alleged nude pictures and graphic texts on his phone --- were planted by a hacker. We expect him in court at 9a.m.

Developing this morning from all over Central Virginia--Many of you have been writing into our newsroom saying you got quite a surprise late last night. There are reports this morning of a meteor in the sky. Andrew is tracking the reports and we will show you some video.

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