Forward RVA distributes PPE to small businesses

Chesterfield police search for missing man believed to be in need of medication

Virginia Department of Fire Program employee accused of stealing money from department

  Tropical Depression Bertha brings downpours in the Carolinas, parts of Virginia

Man arrested in connection to shooting into home, alleged sexual assault of teen

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Families encouraged to self-isolate after Mary Munford Elementary School employee tests positive for COVID-19

  Mayor Stoney says Richmond can ‘cautiously move’ into phase one of reopening Friday

8 killed on Virginia roads during Memorial Day weekend

Spotsylvania County cancels annual ‘Stars and Stripes Spectacular’

Tractor trailer crashes into Somerset Center Store

  Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts for 5 days in June

Virginia Beach cancels July Fourth fireworks over COVID-19

Officials in Virginia Beach have canceled July Fourth fireworks displays slated for two locations in an effort to keep residents safe and comply with orders issued amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Del. Carroll Foy formally launches bid for Virginia governor

Democratic state Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy has formally launched her bid for Virginia governor, using email and social media to make her first appeal to voters amid the social distancing constraints of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 cases surpass 40,000 in Virginia with 1,281 deaths

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 39,342 total positive coronavirus tests throughout the state Tuesday - a 1,615 case jump since the day before.

Everything you need to know ahead of Saturday’s old Dominion Energy headquarters demolition

Come Saturday, the Richmond downtown skyline will look much different.

GRTC bus driver tests postive for COVID-19, is 6th case for company

  Gov. Northam announces statewide mask mandate to begin Friday

Richmond International Airport reports massive decrease in air travel

Over 5,300 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from Virginia hospitals

RPS laptop distribution for preschool students starts Thursday

Coyote attacks dog in Richmond, owner assists in escape

  Don’t let your gift cards go to waste

We have the ways to turn unwanted or forgotten gift cards into cash

  News to Know for May 27: Masks soon required; Richmond’s delay request denied; Rocket launch today; More rain coming

Do you have a mask? You only have a few more days to get one before they are required in public. Here’s a look at that and more to get your day started.

Virtual ribbon cutting Friday for new VCU medical center in New Kent

The $16 million emergency center is located near Exit 205 off I-64

Va. House Speaker endorses Biden for President

Filler-Corn: "Biden’s lifetime of public service has proven that he is the leader Virginians need to move our country forward."

Virginia high school football coaches unite to form association

The Commonwealth Football Coaches Association has been divided into five regions, with the Richmond area serving as one of them.

  Remembering Markiya Dickson, one year later

On Memorial Day weekend 2019, 9-year-old Markiya Dickson’s life was taken while attending a community event with her family at Carter Jones Park. A year later, the community is honoring her memory, sending a message to put an end to violence.

Man shot in downtown Richmond

Police say a man was shot in the downtown Richmond area.

  Group rallies at courthouse to delay eviction proceedings

Protest outside courthouse was followed by drive-by rally.

NHL moves ahead with 24-team playoff format if play resumes

The NHL says it will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams if it is able to resume play.

  VSU President pens letter to Congress for additional funding for HBCU’s

The Coronavirus Pandemic has shut college campuses down early this academic year. It has left many to wonder what the fall semester will look like.

Road open after multiple-vehicle crash in Hanover County

Two roads have been closed after a three-vehicle crash occurred in Hanover County.

Amazon donates $10,000 to YMCA of Greater Richmond’s COVID-19 fund

Amazon $10,000 to the YMCA of Greater Richmond’s “Here. ForGOOD.” COVID-19 fund.

Virginia’s air emissions are down significantly. What does that tell us?

“Everything is kind of nuanced."

Library of Virginia collects COVID-19 signs

The Library of Virginia is collecting images of COVID-19 signs through a Tumblr page.

More than 1,000 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Virginia prisons; death toll rises to six

Virginia has the 10th highest rate of cases among state prisoners, with more than three cases for every 100 inmates, according to The Marshall Project.

  Six Flags announces new safety measures for when parks reopen

If you are planning a trip to Six Flags this year, you will need to know about the new policies the company has put in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Police: Man tried to bite, spit on officers during Chesterfield arrest

Norman Jenkins, 45, is facing multiple charges, including assault & battery, destruction of property and possession of controlled substances.

Third arrest made in Dinwiddie County’s first murder since 2018

Nicholas Allan Kirchner, 32, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Zackary Elan Scott.

Transgender bathroom ban heard by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court has heard arguments in the case of a transgender man who sued a Virginia school board after he was barred as a student from using the boys’ bathrooms at his high school.

Giant catfish caught in Mississippi River during Memorial Day fishing tournament

Some blue catfish can reach a weight of 150 pounds!

’Incomprehensible’: Police say World War I monument vandalized on Memorial Day in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh police are investigating after they discovered a World War I memorial vandalized on Memorial Day.

J.K. Rowling to release new book ‘Ickabog’ for free online

She wrote she decided to release it this way so children can read it or have it read to them "during these strange, unsettling times."

KFC tests a new chicken sandwich

It’s called the KFC Chicken Sandwich, which could replace the fast-food chain's Crispy Colonel sandwich.

Richmond’s Mayor requests modified phase one transition

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney is requesting a modified phase one for the city.

  How to delay your COVID-related eviction case for 60 days

The temporary suspension on eviction cases ordered by the Virginia Supreme Court has ended. As of last week, courts have restarted non-essential cases, which means eviction cases are picking up again.

Virtual ceremony to honor Va. school superintendents

Among those being recognized are the Regional Superintendents of the Year and the Virginia Superintendent of the Year will also been announced.

Today is the last day to register to vote in Virginia’s June primary

Tuesday is the last chance to register to vote in next month’s primary.

  Pandemic precautions alter airport security procedures

If you haven’t flown since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, things at the airport are definitely different.

  News to Know for May 26: Mask mandate expected; Monday’s large case increase explained; 3 shot near VCU; Mostly cloudy day ahead

Big announcements are expected in Richmond today as we continue our road to recovery. Here’s a look at everything you need to know after a long holiday weekend.

Police looking for suspect information after three people shot near VCU campus

Police are looking for whoever is responsible for shooting three people near VCU’s campus in downtown Richmond Monday night.

  Great-grandmother shot, killed trying to stop fight outside DC grocery store

Family members say someone opened fire as the victim was trying to stop a fight after her granddaughter was attacked by two girls.

Survey available for Richmond residents to requests open streets

The city of Richmond and Bike Walk RVA have partnered together to survey where the city needs open streets for walking and biking safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chesterfield car garage fire under investigation

A garage fire is under investigation in Chesterfield.

Wildlife Virginia announces virtual online festival

Wildlife Virginia has announced a virtual online festival called, “Wild Streams Mini Festival.”

Jimmy Cobb, ‘Kind of Blue’ drummer for Miles Davis, dies

His wife, Eleana Tee Cobb, announced on Facebook that her husband died at his New York City home from lung cancer. He was 91.

Anheuser-Busch to donate over 6,900 hand sanitizers to Virginia Emergency Services

Anheuser-Busch is donating more than 6,900 eight-ounce bottles of hand sanitizer to Virginia Emergency Services to provide critical resources in support of our first responders on the front lines.

Virginia War Memorial holds virtual Memorial Day ceremony for first time in 64 years

For the first time in 64 years, the Virginia War Memorial held its annual Memorial Day ceremony without the general public.

Four people, dog rescued floating in James River

The group had tried to go water tubing, but the river was still swollen from flooding in the past week, making conditions dangerous

Pizza Hut will give away free medium pizza to 2020 graduates

Pizza Hut announced that restaurants will be giving away a free, one-topping medium pizza to the Class of 2020.

A doctor shares seven steps he’ll review to decide when and where it’s safe to go out and about

As we return to some degree of normalcy after weeks of social distancing, we all need a plan.

Memorial Day: Why veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic

As the nation takes a day to memorialize its military dead, those who are living are facing a deadly risk that has nothing to do with war or conflict: the coronavirus.

Dog drowns in basement of Christiansburg house

A dog drowned in the basement of a Christiansburg home Sunday along the 800 block of College Street.

  ‘I’m going to be strong’: Henrico woman shares story of COVID-19 recovery

A Henrico woman is sharing her story of recovering from COVID-19 after spending 15 days hospitalized but surrounded by people she believes helped heal her more than medicine.

  Richmond SPCA sees same number of adoptions as last year; seeing a loss in revenue

“We’ve adopted approximately the same number of pets this year between March 17 and May 17 as last year during the same period of time, so about 450 pets."

‘Richmond will rock again!’: Drive-in concert to be held at City Stadium in June

The coronavirus pandemic can’t keep Richmond from rocking! A new drive-in concert experience has been planned for June.

  Queen guitarist Brian May suffers heart attack

The 72-year-old rocker said he experienced about 40 minutes of pain and chest tightness.

2nd case of inflammatory COVID-19-linked condition in children reported in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Health is reporting a second case of a rare inflammatory syndrome that the CDC has warned is affecting some children around the country who have contracted COVID-19.

Cities, counties will soon get first share of federal aid

Local governments across Virginia are set to start receiving their first share of federal funding designated to cover spending related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sixth inmate in Virginia dies from COVID-19

The Virginia Department of Corrections reports a sixth Virginia inmate has died due to COVID-19.

Fire official: 20 hikers rescued from flooding in Virginia

A fire official says emergency crews on Monday rescued 20 hikers who had been trapped on a popular southwest Virginia trail after heavy rains caused flash flooding.

  Enter to win a copy of the new ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ movie or an ‘Arcade1Up’ arcade cabinet

Enter here for a chance to win a copy of the new Sonic the Hedgehog movie of an Arcade1Up arcade cabinet for your home!

Charlottesville official wants to revisit statues’ removal

A top official in the Virginia city where a white nationalist rally erupted in violence in 2017 has called for renewing discussions about removing two Confederate statues, one of which became the focus of the rally.

Gov. Northam signs bill to decriminalize marijuana in Virginia

The new law, which takes effect July 1 reduces penalties for offenses involving the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana to a civil violation, which means no arrest and no criminal record.

Chesterfield Schools offering Recovery of Learning program for elementary students

Chesterfield parents can now sign their kids up for the school district’s summer learning program.

Man robs Chesterfield gas station at gunpoint

Chesterfield police are searching for the man who robbed at gas station at gunpoint Sunday night.

DMV to reopen additional five locations after Memorial Day

The Department of Motor Vehicles announced they will open an additional five customer service locations starting on May 26.

2 injured in ‘knife fight’ at Chesterfield home

Two people are facing charges after a disturbance at a Chesterfield home.

  Remembering Markiya Dickson: approaching one year since her death

In the year since, three men arrested as parents continue advocating against gun violence.