News to Know for Friday, May 12
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Here’s a look at your top headlines for Friday, May 12, 2023:
Arrest Made After School Threat
- A juvenile was taken into custody after a staff member at Goochland High School received a threatening text message.
4th Suspect Wanted
- Authorities are searching for 20-year-old Jayquan Jones of Richmond in connection to the murder of 25-year-old Ty’osha Mitchell. Police say Jones may have fled to Maryland and is considered to be armed and dangerous.
Montpelier Family Distraught
- A Montpelier family is still fighting for justice after a man they say allegedly killed their daughter and sister was granted bond Thursday. Luis Javier Quinones is charged with misdemeanor DUI for the chain-reaction crash that took 26-year-old Claire Wenzel’s life on Oct. 31 last year.
Mysterious Barrels Dumped
- The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality is investigating several reports of illegal dumping in and around Richmond.
Hottest Day of the Week
- It’ll feel like early summer today, then two rounds of rain are on the way. Full forecast >
Strawberry Street Festival Returns
- The annual Strawberry Street Festival is back in Richmond Saturday from Noon to 4 p.m.
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