RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Here’s a quick look at our top headlines to help get you out the door.
We’ll warm up today with showers likely this morning and midday.
Cloudy with showers in the morning midday. 1/4 to 1/2″ expected. High around 60°.
Thousands of people are expected to march in this year’s March for Life rally near the State Capitol.
The event will begin with a rally against abortion at the State Capitol at 11:45 a.m., with the march getting underway around 12:45 p.m.
Parts of downtown Richmond will be closed as well as parking in certain areas will be unavailable.
James “Jimmy” Jenkins, 85, was last seen on Feb. 4 around 6 p.m. at his home on Ridgeview Road. He was last seen wearing a black and white flannel with blue jeans.
Police said his disappearance poses a credible threat to his health and safety. Anyone with information should call the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at 540-948-5161.
A 29-year-old Chesterfield man has been found safe.
Police said Jerrit Avan, 29, was last seen around 5 p.m. on Feb. 11.
According to Chesterfield police, Avan was found safe Wednesday evening.
Dylan DeHart has been removed as King William’s head football coach, he confirmed to NBC12 on Wednesday morning.
DeHart said via e-mail that the decision was made by the school board not to bring him back as head coach and that the move took him by surprise.
School Board Chair Lindsay Robinson told NBC12 via e-mail that this is a personnel matter and that the school district is unable to comment.
An inmate at Sussex II State Prison died at the hospital after officials say he was assaulted.
Ebony K. Auddi, 49, died around 6:10 p.m. at VCU Hospital where he had been since Jan. 30 when he was assaulted.
Auddi was serving a 16-year sentence for attempted rape, attempted sodomy and sexual battery.
The lack of specific equipment for pets is why the Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) announced on its Twitter that it partnered with the Richmond SPCA to equip each of its emergency vehicles with pet oxygen masks.
The pet masks come in two different sizes to accommodate the small-to-medium dog and cat breeds, as well as larger dog breeds. Once the nose or snout is placed into the suction cup of the pet mask a seal is created with which emergency personnel can then deliver oxygen to the animal.
Petersburg Police will celebrate Valentine’s Day with over 200 senior citizens.
Along with deputies sharing important safety information, there will be food, games and a live band.
The celebration will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge on Halifax Street.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. - Mother Theresa
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