Thousands march in Washington to pray and show Trump support

Thousands of people have packed the National Mall in downtown Washington to pray and show their support for President Donald Trump.

UVA Football forces seven turnovers; Beats Duke 38-20 in season opener

No. 20 Virginia Tech dominates NC State 45-24 in season opener

Hundreds turn out for “God, Guns and a Good Time” rally in Fluvanna Co.

  ‘She checks a lot of boxes’: Political analysts weighs President’s Supreme Court nomination

Virginia early voting nears 200,000 in first week

Body of missing Halifax County woman found Saturday

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Virginia lawmakers weigh a $500 bonus for cops, expanded eviction protections and a lifeline for struggling schools

Cutouts of fans now in Lane Stadium at Virginia Tech

Corps reinstates permits for natural gas pipeline project

How Trump, Biden are preparing for first presidential debate

Williamsburg to hold multiple, free Grand Illumination events

‘Defend Your Police’ rally held in North Myrtle Beach

Tractor-trailer accident blocks I-95 traffic in Petersburg

Several north and southbound lanes of Interstate 95 were closed in the City of Petersburg due to two incidents, the Virginia Dept. of Transportation reported Saturday morning.

  Sheriff’s office replaces stolen medals of Virginia veteran

Now, he can once again look at these keepsakes and remember his sacrifice for this country.

  Sheriff’s office replaces stolen medals of Virginia veteran

Now, he can once again look at these keepsakes and remember his sacrifice for this country.

Teen victim in double-shooting identified

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 804- 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

  WWII vet celebrates 100th birthday with his first birthday party ever

N.C. trooper hit by car on I-485 returns home after 84 days of treatment

Wisconsin Co. makes maximum penalty $1 for cannabis possession

VSP: One dead after semitruck swerves to avoid downed tree

Despite pandemic, some Virginia registrars report surge of poll workers

Tornado touches down in Myrtle Beach, sends beach chairs flying

  Health inspectors, police to monitor area restaurants this weekend for COVID-19 compliance

The weekend is upon us and that means stepped up in enforcement when it comes to your safety at area restaurants

JMU prepares for students’ return to class on Oct. 5

As the university prepares to go back to in-person classes, more precautions were added, most notably, a surveillance COVID-19 testing program.

Senior Alert issued for missing woman with cognitive impairment

Virginia State Police have issued a Senior Alert for a missing woman with a cognitive impairment.

Hopes for COVID-19 workers’ comp expansion ends in Senate committee

A Virginia Senate committee swiftly killed a bill that would extend COVID-19-related workers' compensation to first responders, teachers and health care providers.

Felonies for chokeholds? Civilian review everywhere? Virginia Democrats divided on details of police reform

Lawmakers in the Virginia General Assembly are on track to give citizen boards brand new authority to investigate and discipline local police officers accused of misconduct.

Red Cross volunteer from Virginia assists in western wildfires

They help in the aftermath of fires and flooding across our hometowns, but now Red Cross volunteers from Virginia are on the ground in western states ravaged by wildfires.

Washington and Lee Special Collections welcomes home a valuable book

Under a tent put up for socially distanced classes, some rare books, normally closely kept in a temperature-controlled vault, were brought out just for us.

Natural Bridge State Park gets new LOVE sculpture

Natural Bridge State Park has added a new feature for visitors.

Wineries say 2020 harvest is far different than years past

Fall is officially here, and wineries are beginning to harvest their product, but that process looks very different in 2020 thanks to COVID-19.

Police identify woman shot, killed in Richmond

Police say a woman was shot and killed in Richmond early Wednesday morning.

Virginia lawmakers unveil new budget plans amid pandemic

Virginia lawmakers have unveiled proposed budget plans aimed at mitigating the effects of the coronavirus.

Police identify man killed in Richmond shooting

Police were called shortly after midnight to the 1700 block of Clarkson Road.

  2020 Monument Avenue 10K offers unique experience for runners

Shortly after the pandemic hit back in March, Monument Avenue 10K race director Meghan Keogh and her staff got right to work. They had a lot to consider when coming up with options for the 2020 event.

  Salvation Army opening Christmas assistance appointments for Richmond families

For those in the Richmond area needing assistance this Christmas, appointments for Richmond families and Spanish speaking families will be opening soon.

Richmond couple who got ‘married’ in Kindergarten, falls in love years later after reconnecting

It’s a love story that started in Kindergarten back in 2001 during a school lesson at Richmond Christian School.

Stricter guidelines, isolation, uptick in cases at UVA takes a mental toll on some students

Increased isolation measures and surging COVID-19 cases are taking a mental toll on some students at the University of Virginia. For many, managing hours of school work on top of a global pandemic is far from easy.

  VCU students sign petition to reduce undergraduate tuition during pandemic

“We are paying the same amount in tuition, but in additional fees we’re paying more than in previous years for a quality of education that has not been in line with previous semesters,” said VCU Senior Sunny Lee.

Va. correctional center reports 700+ COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

More than 700 incarcerated people inside of the Deerfield Correctional Center have tested positive for COVID-19.

  Geese in Byrd Park are here to stay... at least for now

The non-profit says providing a new, safe home for the domestic geese will allow them to recover and will enhance the condition of the lakes and paths for use by the public.

  Richmond finishes up first medical marijuana harvest

Green Leaf Medical finished up their first medical marijuana harvest in the Richmond area, and is currently processing the drug into multiple products.

Police: Man arrested after stealing from Henrico business

A man was arrested after police say he stole from a business in Henrico.

HCPS free meal service to resume Tuesday with voter registration drive

Henrico County Public Schools will resume its free student meal service on Tuesday since students are off on Monday in observance of Yom Kippur.

Mechanicsville man charged with child pornography production, possession & distribution

A Mechanicsville man is charged with producing, possessing and distributing child pornography.

  Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, First Lady test positive for COVID-19

Governor Ralph Northam and First Lady Pamela Northam have tested positive for coronavirus.

Mayor Stoney proposes funding mental health, substance abuse pilot program

This comes after Mayor Stoney said he is recommending that the special purpose reserve goes toward funding the city’s equity study, initiatives to address racial health disparities, and post-employment benefit liabilities.

Police: Virginia babysitter arrested for assaulting seven-month-old

Police say a babysitter in Stafford has been arrested for assaulting a seven-month-old infant.

Two men arrested in connection to Richmond double-shooting

Police say two men have been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred in Richmond in early September.

Man pleads guilty to arson after woman’s body set on fire

Benavidez is one of four people found guilty in connection to the murder of 19-year-old Megan Metzger in 2018.

  Benadryl Challenge: FDA warns public about overconsuming allergy medicine

The Food and Drug Administration is warning the public about serious side effects when overconsuming diphenhydramine because of the popularity of the “Benadryl Challenge” social media trend.

Mayor Stoney, LGBTQ advocates raise Pride flag at city hall

Mayor Stoney and advocates for the LGBTQ community raised the Progress Pride Flag at city hall today for the first time in Richmond’s history.

Ashland Berry Farm pumpkin patch opens this weekend

Ashland Berry Farm announced the pumpkin patch will be opening this weekend beginning Sept. 26.

MLK Middle School employee tests positive for COVID-19

Richmond Public Schools confirms an employee at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School has tested positive for COVID-19.

Henrico County School Board pulls redistricting plan from 2019

Henrico County School Board announced it is pulling its plan to redistrict county schools, which initially caused large protests between parents and students.

  Permits suspended at Richmond restaurants for violating COVID-19 safety measures

The Richmond City Health Department has suspended the permits of five city restaurants over COVID-19 concerns.

Two men seriously hurt in separate Richmond shootings overnight

Two men suffered life-threatening injuries after two separate shootings in Richmond’s southside.

Senior Alert for missing man with cognitive impairment canceled

Virginia State Police have issued a Senior Alert for a missing Herndon man with cognitive impairment.

  News to Know for Sept. 25: Two overnight shootings; Henrico schools update; Justice Ginsburg to lie in state; Health warning ahead of Trump rally

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

Packets for Monument Avenue 10k Race available

Packets for the Monument Avenue 10k Race will be available for participants today.

  Are mortgage borrowers taking on too much?

Americans are drowning in debt-- and number one on the list is usually a mortgage.

  Customers seek help after clothes trapped inside closed dry cleaning business

For nearly a month customers of One Price Dry Cleaners off Laburnum Avenue in Henrico have been trying to get the clothes they say are locked inside the business.

4th grade virtual learner gets suspended for having a BB gun in his bedroom

9-year-old Ka Mauri Harrison is a 4th grader at Woodmere Elementary, and this year he’s a virtual learner so his classroom is his bedroom.

Accused rapist, 15, faces $2 million bond in elderly Mississippi woman’s attack

A 15-year-old is being held in Humphreys County on $2 million dollar bond in connection with the brutal rape of an elderly Isola resident with dementia.

Two crashes, one involving police cruiser, cause closures on Rt. 288

The first accident involved a tractor-trailer and an SUV.

Health officials seek to block Trump rally in Virginia

A Virginia health official is warning of a “severe public health threat” if a planned campaign rally for President Donald Trump goes forward Friday evening.

Four-legged team member joins Sheltering Arms Institute

Sheltering Arms Institute, in collaboration with VCU Health, has welcomed its newest four-legged team member, Canine Companions for Independence® Facility Dog, Clara.

Dominion Energy Christmas Parade won’t be in-person this year

Just like many other things in 2020, Richmond’s famed Dominion Energy Christmas Parade will not happen in-person this year.

  Henrico schools asking parents, teachers to weigh in on second nine-week learning options

The Henrico County School Board announced surveys will be sent to families and staff between Oct. 5 and Oct. 9 providing options for how students should learn leading up to winter break.

Virginia Senator Kaine outraged by republican rush

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine says republicans are rushing to fil the empty seat left open by the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so they can repeal the Affordable Care Act.

UVA researchers say at least 60% of population needs to receive COVID-19 vaccine for it to work

UVA researchers say that a COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be approved by the FDA before the end of the year, but how many people actually get the shot is the next great hurdle in defeating the virus.

Task force recommends more de-escalation training, wellness checks for police officers

Mayor Levar Stoney’s Task Force to Reimagine Public Safety is out with its first set of recommendations.

  Salvation Army opening Christmas assistance appointments for Richmond families

For those in the Richmond area needing assistance this Christmas, appointments for Richmond families and Spanish speaking families will be opening soon.

ACLU pushes for independent experts to monitor COVID-19 outbreaks in Virginia prisons amid VDOC complaints

As COVID-19 surges in prisons across Virginia, lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union are pushing the State Department of Corrections to hire outside experts to evaluate overall response.

  Jill Biden visits early voting site in Richmond

With 40 days until the election, Dr. Jill Biden made several stops in Virginia.

  Voting in person during COVID: What you need to know

For many of us, this election will be the first time casting a ballot in-person during a pandemic, so you can expect some changes when heading to the polls.

Researcher: antibodies in kids with rare COVID-19 symptom could aid vaccine work

New research suggests a rare symptom of the coronavirus found in children may actually help with the development of a vaccine and immune therapies.

Third patient files lawsuit against Allison Breast Center, doctor

A third woman has filed a lawsuit against a former Henrico County doctor accused by the Virginia Board of Medicine of misreading mammograms.

Bipartisan bill to help reduce and prevent veteran suicide heads to president’s desk for signature

A bipartisan bill aimed at increasing veteran suicide prevention efforts and access to mental health services is heading to President Trump’s desk. The bill was authored by U.S. Sen. Warner (D-VA) and Sen. Boozman (R-AR).

Positive COVID-19 case confirmed at Hanover middle school

Hanover County Public Schools confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 at Liberty Middle School.