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.
We continue to follow developments from Henrico-- right now, police are investigating a strange case. Someone discovers the remains of a fetus at a waste-water plant. This investigation is now in the hand of the Medical Examiner--- that office will begin its part of the investigation today. The remains were found at the Gilles Creek Waste Water Pump plant by workers processing solid waste.
There is an alert for Petersburg parents: Some kids are staying home from school. Here's the reason -- St. Joseph School is closed today, because the heat is out. School leaders say there's a problem with the boiler. Only the St. Joseph school is closed. All other Petersburg schools are open, today.
Update: Starting December 8, Virginians will pay an average of at least 24 cents more for a bottle of liquor. The ABC Board approved three pricing adjustments as part of the governor's plan to plug a 2.4-billion-dollar gap in Virginia's two-year state budget. The price jump will raise about 14-million dollars over the next two fiscal years.
Happening Now-- a mysterious illness is spreading on the campus of U-V-A. 15 students have so far reported gastrointestinal symptoms to the University of Virginia Emergency Department. It's a 24-hour stomach bug causing violent vomiting. Some students are blaming the O'Hill Dining Hall, since most of the sick students are Freshmen. Doctors warn students shouldn't jump to conclusions.