News to know May 21: Graduations at risk; historic property gets new life; cooler temps

Also, Richmond moves up on mosquito list, Tommie burning suspect arrested and credit union robber on the run.

  Man charged in death of beloved dog Tommie

  Dominion Energy to upgrade 100 homes for 100 veterans

Police search for man who robbed bank at gunpoint wearing safety vest

Woman charged with making bomb threat to Petersburg Muslim Center

Richmond Public Works tackle sidewalk problems

Whole Foods to ban plastic straws and use smaller produce bags

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Man arrested for DUI after driving on wrong side of road

Man out on bond charged with violating protective order

  Police identify woman killed in crash on I-95

  Body of missing boater found in James River

2 injured in crash at Hull Street, Chippenham Parkway

Next year, Virginia’s $100M bridge to nowhere will finally connect to a road

Missing Florida girl found safe

Hailey Files was last seen on foot Monday at 11 a.m. in the area of Broad Street and Gayton Road wearing a purple T-shirt, black pants and a black shoes.

KY man finds unlicensed bears behind wheel of car

An Owensboro barber’s wild experience last week is gaining some attention on Facebook.

Louisiana’s Laine Hardy crowned next ‘American Idol’

Laine Hardy is the next American Idol.

Driver charged after striking Richmond police vehicle

No one was injured, but the driver was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Broad Street reopens near Route 288 after crash downed Verizon lines

  ‘Game of Thrones': Water bottles join coffee cup in guest-starring roles

No injuries reported when school bus with students on board crashes

Richmond the No. 16 city in the country for mosquitoes

  ‘Feels like yesterday’: Va. boy struck by lightning in 2009 sets sights on new path

Missing 77-year-old woman found safe

2 wanted in theft of Gucci shades at Sunglass Hut

While one of the men was talking with a sales clerk, the other concealed a pair of Gucci sunglasses.

Va. community continues to learn lessons from Hurricane Camille

The powerful storm killed more than 120 people in Nelson County 50 years ago this summer.

Chesterfield nurse wins PETA’s ‘Sexiest Vegan Next Door’ contest

Jasmine Nakasone, who beat out hundreds of contestants, is now one of 20 finalists.

Marco’s pizza to hold job fair May 21

Candidates will be able to fill out an application and meet the store’s general manager.

Snapchat predator allegedly blackmailing teens for nude photos

Sutton Calahan, 17, couldn’t believe a recent message he got on Snapchat. He says it came from an unknown account.

  4 easy steps to see radar more clearly on the NBC12 Weather App

The latest update to the NBC 12 Weather app is a huge upgrade and something I’ve been waiting for for years!Here are the steps to take to activate maps that will make it much easier to see where storms are on radar.

  News to know for May 20: Heat continues; Va. abortion laws challenged; car slams into power pole

Also, firefighters battle fire at convenience store, an overnight shooting and it's National Rescue Dog Day.

Man injured in overnight shooting in Richmond

Police were called to the scene in the 1200 block of Carlisle Avenue around 1:20 a.m. Monday to find the victim.

  Richmond firefighters battle blaze at convenience store

Firefighters saw smoke coming from the roof of the Z Express Food Mart and Deli around 12:30 a.m. Monday.

Car slams into power pole knocking out power to Chesterfield neighborhood

Dominion Energy crews worked overnight to restore power to the neighborhood, which is near Bensley Elementary School.

  Here’s what happened this week to make you smile

Happy Sunday!

  ‘She’ll always be with me’: Mother remembers toddler who died after reported sexual assault

One mother had to do the unthinkable Sunday: say goodbye her 17-month old daughter, whose life had barely started.

4 teens charged in attack on Virginia middle school student

Four teenagers have been charged in an attack on a Virginia middle school student as she walked home from school

Cyclist travels across America to raise awareness about brain injuries

Mark Gutierrez is biking 5,000 miles across the country to raise awareness about brain injuries to first responders and military personnel for Project Hero.

Grief lingers in Virginia town that paid high price on D-Day

The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has powerful significance for the small town of Bedford, Virginia

Tropical development possible in the Atlantic over next several days

An area of low pressure in the Atlantic is expected to form into a system several miles south of Bermuda in the next several days.

Man seriously injured in 2-vehicle crash in Henrico

Crews were called to the scene around 10:09 p.m.

  'My baby is here, that’s all that matters’: Dozens gather in support of 5-year-old girl shot in head

The shooting happened on Byron Street on April 4.

Route 17 in Caroline County re-opens after crash

Crews will set up a detour around the crash scene.

  Firefighters battle garage fire in Henrico

Thankfully, firefighters kept the fire from spreading to the home.

Country music star Travis Tritt involved in multi-vehicle crash that left two dead, others injured on Highway 22

Two people are dead following a multi-vehicle car crash on Highway 22 early Saturday morning.

VDOT suspending most work zones during Memorial Day weekend

The suspension will be in place from noon Friday, May 24 until noon Tuesday, May 28.

What to know about primary elections in Virginia on June 11

It’s almost time for the 2019 primary elections in Virginia and here is everything you need to know for the day.

Virginia man gets jail time for asking woman to get in car trunk

A 30-year-old Virginia man has been sentenced to a year in jail for grabbing the wrist of a restaurant employee and asking her to get into the trunk of his car

  Virginia Marine surprises daughter at graduation

Ashley Gray was deployed to Central America but made the trip home to give his daughter the surprise.

  ‘Bermuda High’ to increase temps this weekend

Get ready for hot temperatures starting this weekend into next week.

  Person struck, killed by train in Henrico

The incident happened just after 8 p.m. near Old Washington Highway between Mountain Road and the I-295 overpass.

Missing Chesterfield man found dead

Timothy Kitt, 39, is described as a black male about 5-foot-3 weighing 220 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

  Parents furious after claims kindergartners were forced in a closet to be disciplined

The alleged incident happened on May 9 with four boys ranging from 5 to 6 years old at Salem Elementary School in Chesterfield.

Man given 10 years for stealing checks, recruiting homeless to cash them

Court documents say Lareese Martelles Mallety, 25, of Raeford, NC, conspired with several other individuals to steal mail from business parks and cashed the checks found inside.

Cat tests positive for rabies in Prince George

The cat was captured earlier this week in the area of James River Drive.

  ‘A hoax’: Lockdown lifted after no weapon found at Manchester High School

The Chesterfield police department says that the school was on lock down as a precaution after reports of a gun at the school.

  Richmond woman honors father by starting food truck

The owner of the Pulp Fiction food truck is planning to open a coffee shop in June.

Bridge to be named in memory of fallen Trooper Dowell

The bridge is located on US-29 Business, South Main Street in Amherst.

Marshall University students pay tribute to nation’s longest-service chief justice

Marshall University faculty, students and staff took part in a service project at John Marshall’s gravesite. There was also a performance by the John Marshall Fife and Drum Corps.

  House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights

Dubbed the Equality Act, the bill is a top priority of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said it will bring the nation "closer to equal liberty and justice for all."

‘Shocking’: Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

Dr. Richard Strauss groped or ogled young men while treating athletes from at least 16 sports and working at the student health center and his off-campus clinic, investigators from a law firm hired by the university found.

  8 suspected cases of measles in Va. test negative

More than 800 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. so far in 2019.

School bus with students on board involved in Midlothian Turnpike crash

No injuries or major damage were reported in the Chesterfield County crash.

  First Alert Weather Day: Few strong storms possible Friday

Few strong storms possible late afternoon and evening Friday

  Filing some insurance claims may hurt you

If something happens in your home, filing a claim may not always be the smartest move!

  Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died

Grumpy Cat, the iconic cranky-looking feline, died Tuesday, according to the cat’s official Twitter account.

Petersburg detective potentially exposed to fentanyl during drug arrest

A Peterburg police detective was potentially exposed to fentanyl during a drug arrest Wednesday night.

  News to Know May 17: High school threat prompts police presence; a district adopts year-round school; summer heat has arrived

It’s finally Friday, and summer has arrived. Here’s a look at today’s top headlines.

Threat at Thomas Jefferson High School prompts increased police presence

Richmond police confirm there will be additional security on hand at Thomas Jefferson High School Friday after a reported threat toward the school.

  Hopewell adopts year-round school for entire district

The new schedule will begin in the summer of 2020, and will be the first of it’s kind in the state.

Henrico Police offering $10 rabies vaccinations

Henrico offering $10 rabies vaccinations for pets on May 18.

  Loved to death: Is euthanizing pets to be buried with dead owners OK?

A Chesterfield woman put in her will that her beloved dog should be put down upon her death so its remains can be buried with her.

Virginia ABC launches program against teen drinking

“Power of Parents” is a partnership with the Virginia chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving

  2 men arrested in Louisa church burglary, van theft

Louisa deputies are investigating a break-in at Oakland Baptist Church in Gum Spring.

2 shot on Arlington Street in Petersburg

Police have not released any information about a potential suspect and have not said what led to the shooting.

Facebook, Tweet and Insta for royalty: The queen is hiring a social media manager

What would it pay to work for the royal family? This position pays an annual salary of about £30,000, which equals a little more than $38,000, depending on your experience.

Chesterfield County Schools in search of new student transportation director

The director of Student Transportation for Chesterfield County Public Schools will no longer work for the county effective June 30th.

  Digital Dialogue: The truth about human trafficking

Human trafficking is a dangerous reality happening all over the nation, and right here in the Commonwealth.

  New app targets distracted drivers with traffic alerts

The app “TravelSafely” sends warning signs right to your smartphone for everything from your speed in a school zone to a light that’s about to change.

  ‘I’m not putting her back on a bus’: Mom says daughter was hit by substitute driver

A Chesterfield mother says she wants answers from the school division after her daughter with special needs got off the school bus hysterical Tuesday. She believes her child may have been hit by a substitute driver.

  California mom confronts daughter’s bullies in the classroom, gets banned from school

The mother said that although the school suspended one of the bullies, her daughter was being harassed more than before, even saying she had thought about suicide.

Spotsylvania woman accused of pretending to be a doctor

Sharonda Avery claimed to have two doctorate degrees and a master’s degree, but the sheriff’s office said an investigation showed she didn’t have any degree at all.