Richmond utility rates will go up starting in July

The Richmond City Council approved the increases May 13, and the new charges will take affect beginning in July.

  Cosmetics, personal care items send kids to hospital every few hours

A new study conducted by researchers found that 64,686 children younger than 5 years old were treated in U.S. emergency departments for injuries related to cosmetics and personal care products from 2002 through 2016.
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  Police: 2 adults, 2 kids gunned down in Iowa

The bodies were discovered Saturday morning at the home in West Des Moines, The Des Moines Register reported.

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Virginia residents can get free beehives

Woman fighting for life after driver hits cyclist, flees scene

Walmart near VCU closing July 12

Sentencing moved up for man in deadly Charlottesville rally

Chesterfield police investigating after person shot in leg

Chesterfield police are investigating after a person was shot in the leg.
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  Gloria Vanderbilt, jeans queen, heiress, dies at age 95

Fashion icon and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95, her son Anderson Cooper announced Monday on CNN.

High court lets Virginia voting go ahead under redrawn map

  Lee Bridge reopens; woman taken to hospital for evaluation

On this day: Watergate break-in sparks political change

  News to know for June 17: Storms possible; police block Lee Bridge; roundtable on gun safety

  The sandwich generation: Having the money talk with your parents

  Kaine to host roundtable on preventing gun violence

RPD investigating after man found shot in car in Gilpin Court

  Petersburg native who went viral with son stars in Denny’s commercial

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  GRAPHIC: ‘Miracle’ baby survives emergency C-section after Utah mother passes out, crashes car

At 27 weeks pregnant, a woman in Utah blacked out while driving and crashed her car into a rock wall at 35 miles per hour.

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  Prosecutors believe suspects in Ortiz shooting wanted in US

American prosecutors said Thursday that they believe two suspects in the shooting of retired Red Sox star David Ortiz are wanted for crimes in the United States, while the father of another suspect said his son belongs to a notorious Dominican gang of drug-dealing hitmen.

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  Police: Boy riding bike struck by motorcycle

Recall: Ragú pasta sauces may contain plastic

Virginia police find body in residential pool

RACC yard sale raises more than $18K

Maryland police charge man with impersonating officer

Authorities in Maryland have arrested a Virginia man who they say was impersonating an officer and trying to make an illegal traffic stop
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  Woman accused of pushing golden retriever into lake, watching it drown

The dog owner faces a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge in the death of the 11-year-old.

Suspected overdoses at Virginia correctional center leaves 1 dead, 7 others treated

  Here’s what happened this week to make you smile

Death investigation underway after person found unresponsive in vehicle

Richmond police investigating triple shooting

FIRST ALERT WEATHER BLOG

  First Alert Weather Days for Monday and Tuesday: Severe storms possible

  First Alert Weather Day: Afternoon, evening downpours possible

  Storm threat ends for Wednesday evening