State investigates possible contaminated gas in Chesterfield

State inspectors are trying to figure out what caused dozens of cars to break down at the Exxon and Belmont Market gas station Sunday night.

Man suffers life-threatening injuries after shooting in Chesterfield

18-year-old fighting for life following Richmond shooting

Va. school leaders enter agreement to resolve Federal civil rights complaint

Family member charged after teen accidentally shot, killed

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe storms possible Tuesday afternoon

  41 restaurants participating in Richmond Restaurant Week

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12th Senate District candidates debate issues, past controversies

  Single punch leaves Alabama teen in critical condition

  'I’ll be homeless’: Richmond family loses $14,000 in rental home scam, ordered to vacate in 3 days

  Midlothian animal rescue cares for puppies thrown into dumpster

Deputies search for man suspected of using fake bills to buy gift card

  Judge tosses marijuana charge for man who legally purchased CBD product

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

Frankie Banali made the announcement on the Facebook page of radio personality and podcaster Mitch Lafon.

Hiker dies after falling at NC waterfall

A hiker was killed after falling at Big Bradley Falls in North Carolina on Sunday.

ALDI opening new store in Midlothian

Grocery store chain, ALDI, will be opening a new location in Midlothian on Thursday, Oct. 24.

Water main break causes road closure in Henrico

A water main break has caused a portion of a road to close in Henrico.

Member of exonerated Central Park Five to speak at VCU

  Vinyl records expected to outsell CDs in 2019 for the first time since 1980s

Police shoot, kill ‘aggressive dog’ that chased woman into her home

UPDATE: Missing Camilla girl recovered safe

Police search for missing teen believed to be with 34-year-old man

  This phone case looks and reacts like human skin

  Haunted car wash provides clean Halloween fun

Imagine being trapped inside your car while a spooky clown stares you down.

Driver charged in 6-vehicle crash in Henrico

The driver was headed eastbound on W. Broad Street when he lost control of his vehicle, drove over the median to northbound Glenside Drive and hit five vehicles.

Former University of Richmond president dies

E. Bruce Heilman served as president from 1971 through 1986 and then again from 1987 to 1988.

Police identify 4 people killed in tractor-trailer crash on Route 58

Police say speed was the contributing factor in the crash.

  Va. localities lift burn bans after soaking rain

When it's in place, a burn ban makes it illegal to burn brush, grass, leaves, trash, debris or any other flammable material.

Police identify pedestrian hit, killed while trying to cross Henrico road

Officers said a pedestrian was trying to cross Nine Mile Road and when they were hit by a vehicle heading east.

‘Beyond ecstatic’: Couples challenge state’s racial marriage license disclosure requirement

A judge ruled that state law requiring people seeking marriage licenses to disclose their race is not only offensive, but it’s also unconstitutional.

Va. lawmakers: Trump administration turned student loan program into a ‘disaster’

The Education Department is blaming Congress for a loan forgiveness program that rejects the vast majority of applicants.

Henrico road reopens after sinkhole repairs

The sinkhole was found just before 3:30 a.m. in the area of Santa Rosa Road and Discovery Drive.

Tractor-trailer truck crashes into woods, blocks intersection in Henrico

No one was injured in the crash at Technology Boulevard and Route 60.

  News to Know for Oct. 21: Severe weather threat; puppies rescued; it’s Restaurant Week

Also, a bike path is getting renovated, plastic bags removed from Wegmans and residents can request vacuum service for leaves.

Hands-only CPR tour makes stop in Richmond

The hands-only CPR tour started in New York last month, and is traveling through nine states.

  Five things you can do now to add instant value to your home

It's the time of year many people start to look at home renovations, but if you're looking to sell sometime soon, there are 5 things that really add value to your home.

Virginia Film Festival to feature more than 150 films

The festival features more than 150 films and an array of guests, including actor and director Ethan Hawke and bestselling author John Grisham.

  Leaf collection program begins in Richmond

Richmond’s annual leaf collection program will begin on Oct. 1 and vacuum service begins on Nov. 1.

The Latest: Hamlin wins chaotic NASCAR elimination race

Denny Hamlin has won the chaotic NASCAR Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday

Monroe Park bike path to be renovated

The Monroe Park bike path is set to be updated due to deteriorating conditions.

Northam and Virginia Council on Women announce 9th Annual STEM Essay Contest

Scholarships will be awards to senior women pursuing a STEM career at a higher education institution.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses drug misuse

This year’s National Prescription Drug Take Day will be observed on Oct. 26, 2019.

Nutzy’s Ballpark heads from the Diamond in the Brewery Dash

The Richmond Flying Squirrels are partnering with Hardywood Brewery for the Brewery Dash.

Virginia Museum of History & Culture, Black History Museum of Virginia partner to tell story of Virginia

Both institutions will share their collections with each other for use in research, programs and exhibitions.

  Man killed in early morning apartment complex shooting

Richmond police are looking into a shooting that left a man dead in the city’s Southside.

Police identify victim in deadly shooting on Richmond’s Southside

Richmond Police have identified the victim in a deadly shooting on Richmond’s Southside.

Foundation: Sea level rise leads to island center’s closure

An environmental group says sea level rise and erosion are bringing an end to the use of an education center on an island in the Chesapeake Bay

As election nears, Democrats haul in the cash -- Republicans aren’t daunted

In competitive General Assembly races, a majority of Democratic challengers and incumbents are outraising their opponents and hoping dollars convert to voters on Election Day.

  Here’s what happened this week to make you smile

Halloween comes early at hospital, high school super hero and women's monument makes history.

State police say pursuit ends with deadly single-car crash

State police said the incident began when the Brunswick County Sheriff's Department tried to stop a Honda Civic for speeding on Interstate 85.

Police: Cruiser had green light when it fatally struck man

Police in northern Virginia say a police cruiser fatally struck a pedestrian overnight.

Most parents steal from their kids’ Halloween candy, survey says

The results are spooky!

New Kent High School homecoming weapon threat not credible, officials say

A weapon threat at New Kent High School’s homecoming dance was not credible, according to deputies.

Ugly Sweater Pop-Tarts hit Walmart shelves

Aside from wearing your Christmas cheer, you can now eat it!

Broad Street to close for tower crane assembly

The street closures will begin on Friday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. and end at 4 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 28.

  Tropical Storm Nestor could bring soaking rain Sunday

The storm's track has it moving across southeast Virginia this weekend.

  Richmond man forgives woman who stole package from front porch

One Richmond man is practicing forgiveness after having his package stolen.

Man found stabbed near Brown’s Island

Police are investigating after finding a man stabbed on Brown's Island Friday night.

  Parents sue Henrico Schools, employees following disturbing 2017 middle school locker room video

A mother and father are suing the county’s school district for $350,000 following a disturbing video that was taken inside the Short Pump Middle School locker room in 2017.

Richmond police seek information following ‘suspicious situation’

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 804-387-5844 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

  Homeowner says woman who stole package from porch returned it, apologized

The woman was pushing a stroller with a baby inside during the theft.

  State police seek new information in 1995 slaying of store owner

Virginia State Police are seeking information in the 1995 slaying of a well-known store own in Buckingham County.

Drone delivery service launches trial in southwest Va.

In Christiansburg, history was made Friday as the drone delivery service, Wing, officially launched its trial.

  Legionella bacteria found in Henrico jail cooling tower

A trace amount of Legionella bacteria has been detected in a cooling tower at Henrico Jail West but the amount found is not likely to cause a health risk, county officials said.

Petersburg police investigating deadly shooting

The shooting happened just after 6 p.m. at Ferndale Avenue and Atlantic Street.

Police respond to incident involving Henrico school bus

Henrico police responded to an incident involving a Henrico school bus on Friday morning.

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Police identify man killed after losing control of 3-wheeled vehicle on I-95

An investigation shows that the man was driving a 2019 three-wheeled Vanderhall when he crashed.

Enter to win tickets to see Fantasia with Robin Thicke and The Bonfyre

Enter now to win a pair of tickets to the show!

  Police identify tree worker killed in crash with company vehicle in Chesterfield

A tree removal worker was killed in an accident involving his company’s vehicle Thursday.

Vehicle overturns in crash on Willey Bridge

The incident closed one lane of southbound Chippenham Parkway.

Man wearing construction safety vest robs Hopewell restaurant

Police say the man entered the Traditionz Express Restaurant, handed over a note demanding money and then fled the business with cash.

Water main break closes fast-food restaurants on Jeff Davis Highway

Traffic is also reduced to one lane in the area.

  Coconut powder, diesel spill onto I-95 after tractor-trailer trucks crash

The crash backed up traffic near Woods Edge/Ruffin Mill Road (mile marker 58) just after 6 a.m. Friday.

Virginia DOT employee hit by his own truck on off-ramp

Virginia state police say a Department of Transportation employee was struck by his own truck while he was assisting disabled motorists.

  Henrico unveils renderings of new aquatic center

The facility will feature an eight-lane 50-meter pool and two three-lane 25-yard pools.

Virginia considers deemphasizing test scores in teacher evaluations

Since 2012, 40 percent of a teacher’s evaluation is based on student test performance, a metric that was put into place so the state would have access to certain federal funding streams.

Police: Indiana toddler finds mom’s gun, accidentally shoots self

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department says the shooting occurred Wednesday morning at a home outside Mooresville, about 15 miles southwest of Indianapolis.

Multiple school districts confirm scabies cases

Three school systems in Central Virginia have confirmed cases of the skin illness.

Northam, Dominion reach deal to power state buildings with renewable energy

Dominion will provide the Commonwealth with 420 megawatts of renewable energy.

  News to Know for Oct. 18: Sunday soaker; Chili Peppers coming in 2020; new Verizon towers

A look at your top headlines heading into the weekend.