RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Happy New Year! Here’s a glimpse at our top headlines to kick-off 2021!
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Richmond Police are searching for the person or people responsible for shooting and killing a man in the early morning hours of New Year’s Eve.
Officers arrived on the scene and took the 75-year-old to the hospital where he later died.
According to police, there is no suspect information at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Det. G. Bailey at 804-646-6743 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.
Richmond police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened on New Year’s Eve.
RPD says officers rendered first air immediately and the suspect was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
No additional details were immediately released.
On Jan. 1, 2021, if you’re caught with a cell phone or other device in your hands while driving, you could face a hefty fine.
If you are pulled over for holding a cell phone in your hands, officers say to act in the same way you would for any other traffic stop.
Additionally, you will not be asked to hand that device over, but you could face a fine of $125 for the first offense, and then $250 for every additional offense.
House Bill 66 caps the copay for insulin at $30 for a 30-day supply.
The law takes effect on January 1. Notably, it will have no impact on those without insurance.
Eleven other states have approved caps on insulin co-pays in the last two years. The reason is the stark rise in prices.
New state law in Virginia will change the requirements for obtaining a concealed gun permit.
Virginians will need to attend firearm training and safety courses in-person for a concealed handgun permit. The new law takes effect on January 1.
The new statute removes the online option and requires in-person classes.
Legislators who supported the new law said the online courses were “too quick and easy.” But some residents and lawmakers worry it will complicate the application process, especially during the pandemic.
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