RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - As the weekend approaches, the weather becomes warmer.
Today’s high reaches 90°, with stray evening storms possible north of I-64.
The chance of storms returning through the weekend remains, with a rain chance of 60% set for Saturday and Sunday.
An attic fire in Chesterfield has forced a family of three out of their home.
Officials were called to the 5300 block of Ridgerun Terrace around 1 a.m. after a neighbor noticed the home was on fire.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Richmond police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Wednesday night in the 2100 block of Fairfield Avenue.
Police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound on the scene. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers.
The Chesterfield Education Association says there have been at least two incidents within in a week where teachers were hurt by students.
The Association plans to send out surveys regarding student violence. The goal is to share the findings and collaborate with the school district.
Teachers and those who work with students can complete the Association’s survey online.
Ryanne Gilbert, 21, of King William, is facing felony animal cruelty charges in Alabama.
Gilbert is accused of starving a dog to death and leaving it locked in a bedroom at her apartment in Alabama.
The UNCC shooter was arrested and charged with two counts of murder, four counts of attempted murder, four counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession of firearm on educational property and discharging firearm on educational property.
One of the victims, Riley Howell, is being remembered as hero after jumping on the shooter’s back, delaying the attack.
“You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” - Leymah Gbowee
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