Virginia mom sentenced for drunken fight, leaving kids alone

Conference aimed at teaching veterans how to become farmers

Bloomberg, Sanders, Biden lead in Virginia presidential primary poll

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Bill banning handheld cellphone use while driving clears House, Senate

Some gun laws still alive in Virginia’s General Assembly

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Shelter dog euthanasia numbers dropping in Virginia

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3 men charged with firearm possession while at Henrico high school

  Richmond teacher charged with involuntary manslaughter in DUI crash that killed father of 5

Jury ends 1st day of deliberations in Weinstein’s rape trial

  Historic Third Street Bethel AME Church to celebrate 170 years

Innsbrook After Hours announces 3 new concerts

Innsbrook After Hours announced three new concerts coming to the venue this summer.

  $10K reward offered after firearms stolen from Henrico business

Anyone with information is asked to call the ATF at (888-283-8477) or send an email to ATFTips@atf.gov. Tips can also be made to Henrico police at 804-501-5000.

Police: 2 arrested, 1 sought in connection to rape, abduction of woman

Anyone with information is asked to call RPD Detective J. Baynes at (804) 646-3617 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Police: Teen killed, another seriously injured in Richmond shooting

Police have identified an 18-year-old shot and killed in Richmond Monday night.

Veterans fight for access to medical marijuana at Capitol

  Groups battle over Virginia values in pending LGBTQ legislation

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Man charged with murder in stabbing death of Chesterfield man

Woman caught vacuuming her sidewalk in Facebook video (but wait, there’s a backstory)

  Police searching for vehicle in connection to shooting death of 25-year-old woman

Richmond City Councilor Kim Gray to run for mayor, sources say

Richmond City Councilor Kim Gray is running for mayor. A source within Richmond City Hall confirmed the information.

  A pigeon and a puppy become best friends at a rescue shelter

A pigeon that can't fly befriended a puppy that can't walk.

  Sightseers flock to ‘Leaning Tower of Dallas’

Sunday's failure was Monday's internet sensation, as crowds flocked to see the building frozen mid-demolition.

Ozzy Osbourne cancels 2020 North American tour to get additional medical treatment

The tour cancelation comes less than a month after Osbourne announced he has Parkinson’s disease.

  Elderly woman killed in Petersburg house fire

Crews are on the scene after a structure caught on fire in Petersburg.

Dale Earnhardt died in the Daytona 500 on this day 19 years ago

One of NASCAR’s greatest drivers lost his life 19 years ago on the final lap of the Daytona 500.

Gas leak on Maury Street causes lane closure, delays

A gas leak on Maury Street will cause a lane closure and delays.

It’s time to prepare for pre-K registration in Chesterfield, Henrico

Hundreds of children in Chesterfield and Henrico will qualify to go to prekindergarten for free. And the time is now to apply!

Kings Dominion hiring 4,000 positions for upcoming season

Kings Dominion is looking to fill 4,000 positions ahead of the park’s 45th season.

One dead after fatal crash in King and Queen County

On Tuesday at 8:42 a.m., the Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on the eastbound side of Route 33 on the Lord Delaware Bridge.

$15 minimum wage, paid sick days hang in balance as Democrats debate labor priorities

The Senate ultimately settled on a regional approach that would only guarantee $15 an hour to workers in Northern Virginia, and not until 2027.

Three men sought in game machine larceny, police say

Police say three men are involved in a game machine larceny on Mechanicsville Turnpike.

Elderly Newport News woman located safely

An elderly woman from Newport News has been located safely.

Gelati Celesti opening new location in Chesterfield

This will be the Richmond-based and family-owned craft ice cream maker’s seventh location, and the sixth Richmond-based location.

Taylor Swift’s father safe after fight with burglar

Taylor Swift’s father recently fought a burglar who broke into his $4 million Florida penthouse.

U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger convenes two-day tour focused on Civil Rights

Spanberger will be using the tour to prioritize marginalized, underserved and discriminated communities.

Two-hour delay for Brunswick County Schools

Brunswick County Public Schools are on a two-hour delay due to fog conditions.

  News To Know for Feb. 18: Warm day ahead; Richmond shootings; Henrico pedestrian dies; Henrico coronavirus meeting; Nascar Recap

Here’s a quick look at our top headlines to help get you out the door.

$1.3 million to increase computer science education in Va. schools

Funding will help increase access to K-12 programs and prepare students for high-demand jobs

  2 dead, 1 injured after separate shootings in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating two shootings that happened within less than an hour of each other in the city’s housing projects.

High winds destroy Virginia’s largest, tallest corkscrew willow tree

The recent high winds that we’ve seen have destroyed Virginia’s oldest and largest corkscrew willow tree.

Virginia moves toward banning conversion therapy

The Virginia General Assembly is moving to ban the discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children.

Man charged in connection to 2 shootings in Petersburg

Petersburg police said they have charged a man in connection to two shootings in Petersburg.

Senate advances bill expanding access to renewable energy

A bill that would allow state residents, nonprofits and schools to more easily seek and secure alternative energy sources such as rooftop solar recently passed the Senate by a vote of 22-18.

  41-year-old woman dies after being hit by car in Henrico

Police say a woman has died Monday after being hit by a car in Henrico.

Missing 85-year-old man found dead inside vehicle

James “Jimmy” Jenkins was last seen on Feb. 4 around 6 p.m. at his home on Ridgeview Road.

Kellye Nakahara Wallett of ‘M-A-S-H’ dies at age 72

Kellye Nakahara Wallett was 72 and died at her home in Pasadena, California.

  Richmond teacher charged with DUI after crash that killed father of 5

One person is dead after a crash in Richmond Friday night.

  ‘I thought it was like magic’: 3D printing class now offered at Louisa middle school

Louisa County Middle School students are learning a new way to problem solve using technology.

  ‘We are here’: Groups push for more mental health services in minority communities

Several Richmond area organizations are coming together trying to change the stigma around mental health especially in minority communities.

Diocese of Richmond announces settlement program for clergy sex abuse victims

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond announced Monday that it has created a new compensation fund for victims after it identified nearly 50 priests who are credibly accused of sexually abusing minors.

Louisa County Chamber launches campaign to grow area tourism

Louisa County is launching a campaign to promote tourism in the area.

Two UVA students develop website to track spread of Coronavirus

Two University of Virginia students have developed a website to track the spread of the Coronavirus.

  Man charged with animal cruelty after 21 dogs found dead, 1 rescued in Dinwiddie

A man has been charged with animal cruelty after 21 dogs were found dead and one rescued from a kennel in Dinwiddie.

Mickey Wright, golf great and early LPGA force, dies at 85

Hall of Fame golfer Mickey Wright has died. Her attorney says she died Monday of a heart attack Monday.

  Sen. Amanda Chase launches 2021 governor bid

Flanked by supporters, Chesterfield State Senator Amanda Chase made it official on Monday that she’s running to be the next Governor of Virginia.

9-year-old Va. girl gives out art kits with ‘skin-colored’ options

A 9-year-old girl in Leesburg is giving out art kits that include “skin-colored” crayon and marker options to draw the different shades of skin.

Med-Flight responds to single-vehicle crash in Chesterfield

Fire officials said the crash happened in the 15800 block of River Road in Chesterfield.

Eccentric millionaire Durst faces trial in friend’s killing

New York real estate heir Robert Durst faces trial in the slaying of his best friend 20 years ago.

Disney World plans ‘royal makeover’ for Cinderella Castle

One of the more iconic attractions at Walt Disney World is about to get a new look.

Virginia bakery manager accused of sexually assaulting developmentally disabled employees

A Virginia bakery manager is accused of sexually assaulting two adult employees with developmental disabilities.

Disney actress Nikita Pearl Waligwa dies at age 15

Nikita appeared in Disney's “Queen of Katwe,” which followed the rise of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi as a chess player amid grinding poverty.

Good Vibes Needed: RACC caring for puppy unable to use his legs

The Richmond Animal Care and Control (RACC) says they received a sad puppy who’s possibly suffering from swimmer syndrome.

  Rate Discrimination: Some insurance companies give better rates for customers with certain jobs, education

Drivers with less education or jobs that typically pay less may face higher car insurance rates, according to an industry insider.

‘Mommy guilt’: Princess Kate says it’s a royal thing, too

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, confessed to bouts of “mommy guilt” on a British podcast.

Woman receives new bike from Richmond police after being hit by car

A bicyclist received a new bike from the Richmond Police Department after being struck.

Woman reported missing in New Kent County

A woman has been reported missing in New Kent County.

Police: Driver charged in crash involving Virginia State Police Trooper

A 2016 Ford Fusion was traveling eastbound Rt. 3 and struck the Trooper’s marked Ford Taurus with the emergency lights activated in the rear.

Police: Man steals $1,500 worth of power tools from Home Depot

Police say a man stole $1,500 worth of power tools from Home Depot.

Police searching for gunman after fight leads to double shooting in Petersburg

Petersburg Police are currently in the 1900 block of E. Washington Street investigating a double shooting at the BP Station.

Police: Man steals 6 packs of cigarettes from 7-Eleven

The cashier placed them on the counter and the suspect quickly grabbed the cigarettes and ran out of the store.

State sees increase in addiction treatment access as lawmakers consider expanding care

A state agency is reporting substantial gains in addiction treatment under Virginia’s Medicaid expansion — a report that comes as lawmakers consider several budget proposals to expand the continuum of care for substance use disorders.

Louisa County teacher runs 50 miles to support students, educators

A Louisa County High School (LCHS) teacher will run 50 miles to spread inspirational messages of support for students and educators throughout Virginia.

Abandoned presidential statues in Williamsburg attract tourists from around the world

From 2004-2010, the statues were part of a tourist attraction in Williamsburg called Presidents Park, but the park wasn’t a hit among visitors.

  News To Know for Feb. 17: Teacher charged with DUI; State budget proposal; Trooper hit by car; Tommie anniversary

Happy Presidents Day! Here’s a quick look at our top headlines to help get you out the door.

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Lawmakers support raises for teachers, state employees

Virginia state employees and public school teachers could soon be getting raises and bonuses.

Duluth Trading Co. to open store in Short Pump

The Henrico location will be the second Virginia-based store, and the brand’s 62nd retail location nationwide.