RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Here’s a look at our top headlines to get you out the door.
FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers possible during the day.
Best chance is South and east of RVA but anyone could get a stray shower.
A heavy rain and strong storm threat builds in the evening and overnight.
Window for heaviest rain opens around 9pm. Highs in the upper 70s.
A two-day trial could begin for the man charged with striking and killing Hanover Fire Lieutenant Brad Clark in 2018.
Nearly two years ago, Lt. Brad Clark, 43, of Mechanicsville, and a 13-year veteran with the agency, was killed when a tractor-trailer struck the fire engine from behind on Oct. 11, 2018.
Virginia State Police have charged Lester Labarge, 49, of California, Maryland with reckless driving and cited him for defective brakes.
The trial will take place at Hanover Circuit Court at 10 a.m.
President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will meet in their first debate Tuesday in a presidential election year marked by extraordinary turmoil.
With the election 35 days away and early votes already being cast in some states, Biden has kept a lead over the Republican president in most national polls.
While debates have not significantly shaken up the election in recent years, Tuesday’s highly anticipated matchup will offer the clearest contrast yet between the two men.
The debate, starting at 9 p.m. Eastern Time in Cleveland, is the first of three between Trump and Biden.
The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders' resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work.
The bleak milestone, recorded on Monday in the U.S. by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population of Jerusalem or Austin, Texas.
It is 2 1/2 times the sea of humanity that was at Woodstock in 1969. It is more than four times the number killed by the 2004 earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean.
The Chesterfield County Public Schools is moving forward with a phased-in return to in-person learning, with the earliest start date being Sept. 29.
Under this plan, students will return in four cohorts.
The first cohort includes students with special needs, level two students in K-12 as determined by individualized learning plans.
School leaders in Chesterfield County could decide today when the next cohorts will start in-person.
The Chesterfield County School Board will be having a meeting on Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. with an update on ‘Project Restart’.
The Virginia Department of Health announced the launch of a new Pandemic Metrics Dashboard.
A CDC School Metrics tab will also be available within the dashboard.
This tab uses metrics described by the CDC to guide decisions by school officials, taking into consideration the school’s ability to implement and adhere to key mitigation strategies to decrease transmission of COVID-19.
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