News to know for May 9: John Tyler Community College delay; RPD officer faces sexual battery charge; National Lost Sock Memorial Day

News to know for May 9

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Thursday is here, and so is dry weather!

A dry Thursday

Today’s weather will be dry, and partly sunny. Highs will be in the low 80s.

Multiple rounds of rain are set to arrive on Mother’s Day weekend.

A dry Thursday, rain likely Mother’s Day Weekend

Richmond officer indicted on sexual battery charge

Officer Michael Bryson has been indicted be a Grand Jury on a sexual battery charge.

The Richmond Police Department said in a release that the department received a complaint alleging misconduct involving Bryson on March 16.

Bryson has been with Richmond police since 2008. He is currently on leave without pay.

Richmond police officer indicted on sexual battery charge

Man killed by train in Chesterfield

A man was struck and killed by a train Wednesday.

Police said the man was walking on the train tracks when he was struck by a train traveling south at 2:15 p.m. in the 15900 block of Woods Edge Road.

Anyone with information should call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

(Source: Pixabay)

RPD officer backs out of public apology

The Richmond Police officer caught on camera cursing at a group of Albert Hill Middle School students has backed out of a set public apology.

Interim Police Chief William Smith said the officer signed an agreement promising he would attend the school assembly and apologize publicly. The officer backed out a day before.

The Richmond Police Department have released a full statement regarding the officer’s decision.

Parents furious after RPD officer backs out of public apology

John Tyler Community College delay

The John Tyler Community College Chester campus will open at 9 a.m. Thursday.

The Midlothian campus will open on time.

National Lost Sock Memorial Day

The day serves as a time to remember all the socks who never found their way back to their matching friend.

According to National Day Calendar, it’s a day set aside to finally get rid of mismatched socks.

May 9 is National Lost Sock Memorial Day. It’s a time to remember all the mates that never found their way back home.
May 9 is National Lost Sock Memorial Day. It’s a time to remember all the mates that never found their way back home. (Source: distelfliege/Flickr)

Final thought

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” - Oscar Wilde

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