News to know for Aug. 15: Officers shot in standoff; Scattered storms; Hundreds without power in Chesterfield

News to know for Aug. 15

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Don’t forget your umbrella this morning! Today will be a rainy Thursday.

Scattered showers/storms

Thursday’s forecast is cloudy with scattered showers and storms.

High temperatures will reach the mid 80s.

Download the NBC12 Weather App for an hour-by-hour forecast.

Scattered showers/storms Thursday

Chesterfield power outage

Dominion Energy is working to restore power to thousands of customers after an outage Thursday morning.

Over 650 residents are without power in the Winterpock area of Chesterfield County.

The cause remains under investigation.

Over 650 residents are without power in the Winterpock area of Chesterfield County.
Over 650 residents are without power in the Winterpock area of Chesterfield County. (Source: Dominion Energy)

Gunman opens fire on police

A gunman is in custody following an hourslong standoff in Philadelphia.

The gunman opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serving a drug warrant.

Six officers were wounded in the incident.

Officers shot in Philadelphia standoff

Council votes down Coliseum ballot question

The question would have appeared in the November ballot.

Five of the nine council members were needed to vote in favor of the question to move it forward.

Richmond City Council votes against Coliseum question on ballot

Man injured in stabbing

One man suffered non-life-threatening injuries following a stabbing on Wednesday.

Police were called around 4:19 p.m. to the 1100 block of North 25th Street.

A suspect has been identified and charges are pending. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Rental photo scam

A Henrico realtor says someone is using her rental listing photos and posting them online to scam residents.

According to the Richmond Association of Realtors, these type of scams come in waves and are prevalent during the heavy buying season.

If you come across a fake listing you’re urged to report it to the website it’s been posted on.

Realtor: Rental listing photos being used for fake listings

Final thought

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” - Epicurus

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