Richmond Police: Man dies following shooting in the Fan

The man was found in an alley off West Cary Street with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

  Search continues for missing Cumberland woman; suspect charged with first-degree murder

  Police in Central Virginia investigate multiple Saturday night shootings

Man crashes pickup truck into Waffle House in Virginia

Virginia State Trooper injured during chase; man arrested

Man dies after being caught in rip current off Outer Banks

Virginia man caught with handgun at Baltimore int’l airport

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Shooting at party leaves 1 dead, 9 injured in Chesapeake

  Here’s what happened this week to make you smile

  First Alert Weather Day: Record-setting heat possible Sunday

Man taken to hospital after Petersburg shooting

Police search for 2 suspects after double shooting in Richmond’s Southside

  Richmond bowling alley honors Tommie, the dog tied to pole and set on fire

Blue Ridge Parkway visitors had $1.3B impact last year

The National Park Service's annual survey gauged the impact of visitor spending in the Virginia prize as well in as the other U.S. parks.

$18.5 million worth of meth found in shipment of fresh carrots at border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents discovered nearly 1,000 pounds of methamphetamine in a commercial shipment of carrots at the border this past weekend.

Police: 2 bodies found inside Virginia hotel room

In a Saturday statement, Newport News police spokesman Brandon Maynard said investigators discovered two unresponsive people inside a room at an Express Inn.

  Chesterfield man faces multiple dog fighting, animal cruelty charges

Police say at 1:20 p.m. on Nov. 28, Animal Services officers responded to the 4300 block of Bridgewood Road for a report that a man was fighting dogs.

‘We knew she could make it’: Hiker missing for 17 days in Maui forest found alive

  Teenager pushes double amputee home in wheelchair during storm warning

  Terminally ill boy met his hero John Cena for his birthday

Burger King wants to help customers pay off student loan debt

  Richmond veteran partners with Amazon to start delivery company

Ark owners suing insurance company over rain damage

5th-grade teacher wins vacation through ‘Thank a Teacher’ program

Laura Callahan, a fifth-grade teacher at Lewis and Clarke Elementary won a four-day, three-night vacation

  ‘Everyone should take a swimming lesson:’ Experts offer safety reminders ahead of pools opening

Memorial Day Weekend is usually a busy time for pools, and experts say, fun and safety should be at the forefront of every person’s mind.

Police conducting checkpoint near VCU on Memorial Day weekend

VCU police along with Richmond police and Virginia State Police will hold a checkpoint from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. May 25-26 at the 700 block of Main Street.

Sheriff’s office looking for man wanted in Spotsylvania, Caroline counties

The sheriff’s office said Joseph Leroy Carter, of Fredericksburg, is wanted by the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office for failing to appear in court and and is considered a person of interest in thefts in Caroline County.

Stafford inmate re-arrested after release, charged with vandalizing jail

The sheriff’s office said Strasburg kicked a metal delivery tray during a violent outburst, causing extensive damage before leaving the jail.

Multiple people wounded in blast in Lyon, France

The cause of Friday's afternoon blast wasn't immediately known, and the wounded suffered leg injuries and weren't life-threatening.

8 animals displaced from Oklahoma taken in by RACC

The Humane Society of the United States said 130 dogs and cats will arrive in at Manassas Regional Airport and be transferred to various animal rescue organizations in Virginia and Maryland, including Richmond Animal Care and Control.

2 state record fish certified by DGIF

Two state record catches were certified by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries this spring.

  Richmond senior: School system is ‘making it harder on us’ to graduate

The Armstrong High School student says she thought she was graduating, until school counselors told her in April she was missing two classes.

Chesterfield police looking for missing 55-year-old man

Michael J. Douglas, 55, of no permanent address, was last seen leaving a residence in the 3300 block of Main Street.

Man wanted on warrants for construction fraud

James Thomas Fitzke has unrelated warrants from Chesterfield and Petersburg.

Mayor Stoney visits students as construction continues on new school

The new Greene Elementary School is expected to be complete by September 2020.

  Federal government issues malware streaming warning

Before you think about finding even more content to download, the government has a big warning about the spread of malware.

  Burglar uses trash bag to steal cash, $1,000 worth of cigarettes in Richmond

Police say the burglar entered the store at 4:23 a.m. Wednesday on Lombardy Street.

  Small piece of paper marks $15,000 grave site, 7 months after purchase

A Goochland woman says she paid nearly $15,000 for her father’s grave site, but seven months later, only a piece of paper marks his site.

Digital Dialogue: Lupus Awareness Month

For Lupus Awareness Month in May, NBC12 will host a Digital Dialogue Tuesday night featuring advocates and specialists in the Lupus field, treatment, coping with the disease, finding a cure and new advancements being pioneered right here in Virginia.

3 great white sharks ping off Outer Banks coast this month

Two great white sharks pinged this week while a third shark pinged in early May.

Redskins release 2019 training camp schedule

There will be 22 on-field sessions available to fans, including Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, Aug. 3, at the Bon Secours Training Center.

VCU police implement traffic plan ahead of area high school graduations

Area high school graduation ceremonies will begin June 4 at the Stuart C. Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Man arrested after mistakenly parking car with marijuana at RPD K-9 Unit lot

The man had marijuana in his car that was immediately discovered by a department K-9.

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.

Richmond man arrested following search warrant into drug distribution, prostitution

Rodney T. Harris, 46, of Richmond, was charged with possession with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm while in possession of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Tractor-trailer driver seriously injured in I-95 South crash

The crash occurred on Friday morning at mile marker 99 in Hanover County.

  News to know for May 24: Above average temperatures; tractor-trailer driver injured in I-95 South crash; Theresa May to step down

Also, Chesterfield student could face charges, Fairfax reacts to Northam yearbook investigation and Memorial Day travel.

  Parents rally around former Richmond teacher banned from visiting schools

A former teacher with Richmond Public Schools is banned from stepping foot inside any Richmond school but many parents and students say they don't agree with that decision.

  Man needs help giving 40-plus cats new home

Norman Pipkin said his love of animals stemmed from a sexual assault he suffered but he just can't shoulder the responsibility any more.

  1 injured, driver charged in crash that led to overturned tractor-trailer

The tractor-trailer overturned blocking all northbound lanes and spilling a load across all travel lanes and both shoulders.

Pedestrian tunnel construction to close section of 9th Street

Once completed, the pedestrian tunnel will connect the new General Assembly Building and a new parking garage that will be built at the corner of 9th and Broad.

  Fairfax: ‘Inconclusive’ yearbook photo investigation underscores need for due process

Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax is issuing a statement in response to the inconclusive investigation into the racist photo on Governor Northam's yearbook page.

Bank of America volunteers build playground in Mosby Court

Dozens of Bank of America volunteers skipped out on the comfort of their air conditioned offices Thursday to help the children of Mosby Court.

Virginia for wine lovers? Carytown Kroger tops chain’s wine sales

Four of the top 10 Mid-Atlantic Kroger stores for wine sales are in the Richmond area.

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed

The order by Cook County Circuit Court Judge Steven Watkins follows requests by The Associated Press and other media organizations to make the file public.

Child Advocacy Center renamed to honor longtime Chesterfield judge

The center located on Iron Bridge Road originally opened in 2018 and provides a safe environment for victims of abuse to share their stories.

  Persons of interest arrested in Stuart Avenue homicide

Police responded at 11:23 a.m. Tuesday for a welfare check in the 2000 block of Stuart Avenue to find a 48-year-old man dead.

15-year-old student may face charges in gun hoax at Chesterfield school

Police say the teen did not see a gun and did not hear any other students talking about a gun in the incident at Manchester High School.

  7 firearms stolen from gun store in Fredericksburg

Surveillance video shows a suspect entering the store, smashing a display case and taking merchandise from the store.

  New Richmond restaurant has 14 violations in recent inspection

Another restaurant with recent violations has changed ownership.

  Parts of Virginia under a severe thunderstorm watch

We're tracking a chance for strong to severe storms on Thursday afternoon and evening.

Pair of brothers arrested, charged in Richmond murder

Timon A. Ward, 18, and Timothy A. Ward, 19, both of North Chesterfield, are charged with conspiracy to commit murder and conspiracy to commit robbery.

  Autism bill removes age cap for private insurance coverage

The new law will provide coverage for medically necessary care for individuals with autism of all ages under state-regulated, large group plans starting in January 2020.

Showtime series starring Ethan Hawke to be filmed in Central Va.

Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony nominee Ethan Hawke will be starring in the Showtime series “The Good Lord Bird” that will be filmed in Central Virginia this summer.

Henrico officers help save lost baby ducks

Police say the ducks were turned over to a wildlife rehabilitation group to be cared for.

Man arrested, charged in double homicide in Hopewell

Two people were found shot to death on Aug. 21, 2018, near the Davisville-Bland apartment community.

‘We all want to do this faster:’ Library of Virginia needs money to speed production of governors’ records

Lawmakers have put pressure on the library to work faster, but have shied away from giving the library funding it would need to do so.

Walmart has employed more than 7,000 veterans in Virginia through the ‘Veterans Welcome Home Commitment'

"The Veterans Welcome Home Commitment guarantees a job offer to any eligible, honorably discharged U.S. veteran," according to a press release.

  News to know for May 23: Severe storms likely Thursday; Petersburg tractor-trailer fire; Deadly tornadoes hit Midwest

Also, man wanted in attempted abduction, Gov. Northam yearbook photo investigation and Chesterfield school aide arrested.

Tractor-trailer catches fire in Petersburg

Petersburg fire crews contained the flames as Virginia State Police directed traffic on scene.

Virginia to celebrate fishing with open houses at hatcheries

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is hosting open houses at five of its cold water fish hatcheries.

  Man wanted in 2-year-old’s attempted abduction in Petersburg

Anyone with information is asked to call Petersburg Crime Solvers at (804) 861-1212.

  Chesterfield school clinic aide charged with stealing students’ Adderall

Chesterfield police said a parent of a student at Clover Hill Elementary School reported her child’s medicine had been stolen while the child was a school May 21.

  Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston

The Suffolk County District Attorney's Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a charge of indecent assault and battery.

  A lethal kiss for your beloved pet; vet warns of dangers of kissing bugs ahead of summer heat

As a pet owner, you know to look out for fleas and ticks. But have you worried about the kissing bug? If you haven’t, you should.

  NASCAR to buy racetracks around country, including Richmond Raceway

NASCAR will be gaining control of 15 race tracks across the country, including two in Virginia.

  'Cope Notes’ designed to turn your smartphone into a support group

The messages come at different times so you aren’t expecting them, and each subscriber gets a different message.

  ‘Really?’: Some skeptical after ‘inconclusive’ report on Northam yearbook photo

Voters are frustrated and skeptical after a months-long investigation fails to conclude whether Governor Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo.

  Probe into racist photo on Gov. Northam’s yearbook page inconclusive

The result of Eastern Virginia Medical School's inquiry into a racist yearbook photo leaves the central question unanswered.

Mayor Stoney jumps behind drive-thru to promote McDonald’s hiring event

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney stopped by a southside McDonald's and took a turn behind the drive-thru Wednesday to help promote the food chain’s summer hiring event.

Group rallies to raise awareness of opioid crisis impacts on pain sufferers

A group gathered Wednesday afternoon on the steps of the state Capitol to hold a "Don't Punish Pain Rally."