‘The fear is the people from outside’: Groups canceling trips to the Capitol Monday

Supreme Court upholds firearm ban on Capitol Square

Judge sets bond for woman facing DUI charges after 3-year-old daughter dies in Loris crash

SwimRVA gives boy a heartwarming surprise

Chesterfield School Board wants opinions on upcoming 2020-2021 calendar

Henrico man arrested after striking victim with hammer

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  Spanberger bill aims to shed light on prescription drug pricing

Ben & Jerry’s creates new ice cream flavor

  Road closures and GRTC detours for Lobby Day

  Surveillance video captures moment EF-2 tornado rips through S.C. high school

Man arrested for murder in Hopewell

Police identify man shot, killed in Henrico

Prosecutor: Dentist had 150 pills, 2 guns in car after crash

A prosecutor says Mower was giving a field sobriety test after the crash Jan. 10, then resisted arrest before being taken into custody.

Virginia patient charged with killing nursing home roommate

A victim has been identified and an arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred on Bellevue Avenue.

Police continue to search for suspects after man dies from injuries in Chesterfield home invasion

Police are investigating a shooting and robbery in Chesterfield.

10th Annual Bluegrass Benefit to be held in February

The McShin Foundation and the Virginia Folk Music Association will host the 10th Annual Bluegrass Benefit in February.

Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws

Goodbye almond milk, hello nut beverage? Lawmakers advance milk labeling bill.

Virginia Home Show Ticket Giveaway: Enter to win now!

Amid fiery speeches, Virginia Senate passes first batch of gun bills

Democrats seek repeal of mandatory ultrasound and 24-hour waiting period for abortions

Dog found tied to road sign in North Dakota

World record: Texas plant creates largest chocolate bar ever

Snickers and Guinness World Records have certified a huge Snickers bar created by Mars Wrigley Associates at the Waco, Texas plant is the largest chocolate nut bar ever created.

Pamunkey Tribe announces plans for resort, casino in Richmond

The Pamunkey Indian Tribe announced plans for a new $350 million resort and casino in Richmond.

Police need help finding man accused of robbing two Chesterfield stores

Police in Chesterfield County are searching for a man accused of robbing two stores in December.

Hundreds trek to Capitol to support environmental bills

Hundreds of clean energy supporters trekked to the State Capitol this week demanding Virginia move away from reliance on carbon-based energy, invest in alternative energy supplies and lower rates for customers.

Organizers appeal ban on arms at upcoming Virginia gun rally

A judge has upheld the Virginia governor’s ban on all types of weapons at a pro-gun rally planned for next week.

House committee tackles consumer protections and cybersecurity

In one of the more modern meeting rooms at the over two centuries old State Capitol, 22 lawmakers gather on Mondays to confront the increasing cybersecurity threats looming over Virginia residents.

  Funeral, viewing arrangements announced for beloved Varina High School custodian

For more than 45 years Dawkins worked as a custodian at his Alma mater.

Organizers appeal Virginia rally gun ban; 6 now arrested

A gun-rights group has filed an emergency appeal of a judge’s ruling upholding the Virginia governor’s ban on firearms at a pro-gun rally that’s expected to draw thousands of gun activists to the state Capitol on Monday.

Police investigating homicide after 19-year-old found dead

Virginia State Police are investigating a homicide with the help of the Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office after a 19-year-old was found dead.

Midlothian opening its first Zaxby’s location

Midlothian will be opening its first Zaxby’s location.

  New parent spending don’ts

There's no end to the baby gear companies want you to buy--when you're expecting! Unfortunately, there is an end to your budget!

  News to know for Jan. 17: Organizers appeal gun ban at Capitol; death investigation underway; search for bank robbery suspect

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

  Varina High School students, staff hold vigil for beloved custodian

Hundreds of current and former students and staff at Varina high school filled the football stands and field to honor the life of beloved custodian James Dawkins.

  Businesses in downtown Richmond have mixed thoughts on whether to remain open Monday

The high alert and early planning for a planned protest at the Capitol Building finds downtown businesses scrambling to make a decision on whether they will keep their doors open on Monday.

  Highland Springs gymnastics program springing forward

The program got a big boost from Richmond Twisters’ owner Lisa Holloway, as well as Fifth Day Creations, which made a push for donations to help get things off the ground.

Newly-approved system will help Type One diabetics

Breakthrough technology developed at the University of Virginia is really making a difference in patient's lives.

Local groups build beds for children in the community

Groups in the local and surrounding counties are collaborating to build beds for children in need.

Police searching for suspect in Chesterfield bank robbery

Police are searching for a suspect in a Chesterfield bank robbery.

Ruby Tuesday introduces plant-based burger

Ruby Tuesday will be introducing their new plant-based burger.

  RRHA Board approves demolition of Creighton Court

Big changes could be on the way for Creighton Court. This comes after the RRHA Board of commissioners voted Wednesday to approve a resolution to demolish the buildings.

  3 alleged extremist group members arrested ahead of Richmond gun rally

The three men were believed to be planning to attend the pro-gun rally planned for Monday in Richmond, according to a law enforcement official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss an active investigation.

‘What a glorious day’: Arkansas inmates get baptized while in jail

The Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office made a big announcement concerning the spirituality of their inmates.

Midlothian opening it’s first Zaxby’s location

Midlothian will be opening it’s first Zaxby’s location.

  'It’s just fun and interactive’: New, whimsical business offers appointment-only, themed play space for kids

The whimsical space is a modern, sleek space. Less color. Smaller crowds. Extra cleaning between kids. Aesthetically pleasing - and art plus coffee for the adults.

  Woman who honored father by opening food truck gets flawless health inspector reviews

Her business grew to now include a coffee shop that has been getting flawless reviews from health inspectors, but it’s the meaning behind the shop that makes it truly special.

Chesterfield dog debuts in Puppy Bowl

Rooster, a 14-week-old American Bulldog Staffordshire Terrier from Chesterfield, will be in the Puppy Bowl 2020 competition.

Woman caught on camera using stolen credit cards in 2 locations

A woman was caught on camera using stolen credit cards at a Kroger and Food Lion.

Suspect in Chesterfield bank robbery arrested

A suspect in a Chesterfield bank robbery has been arrested by police.

Officer’s ear bitten by woman trying to escape police custody

Dinwiddie deputies said a Hopewell Police Officer’s ear was significantly injured when a woman trying to escape police custody bit him.

Christopher Tolkien, son of ‘Lord of the Rings’ author, dies at 95

The younger Tolkien spent much of his career editing and publishing his father’s continued works on Middle Earth after his father’s death, thus helping keep his father’s legacy alive.

  Henrico man indicted for first-degree murder for killing stepson

Police say Herbert L. Washington shot his stepson during an altercation.

Police: Car crashes into business while 2 people fight; 1 injured

Police were called to the scene along Nine Mile Road on Thursday.

Richmond man arrested after heroin and $170k in cash seized in drug investigation

The Caroline County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people Thursday after a year-long narcotics investigation.

Henrico man missing since Saturday found safe

Henrico Police say he was found unharmed and in good health.

Police: Mother charged after baby died with drugs in system

The baby died in June.

Police identify 3 people killed in I-81 multi-vehicle crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash in Rockingham County.

UR’s Blake Francis out for several weeks with chest injury

University of Richmond’s Blake Francis will be out for four to six weeks with a fractured sternum.

Demi Lovato to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl

A week before the Super Bowl, Lovato will perform at the 2020 Grammy Awards on Jan. 26.

Deputies make arrest in hit-and-run crash that killed 44-year-old man

Emergency crews responded and confirmed he was dead.

Police identify man killed in Gilpin Court shooting New Year’s Day

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Judge declares mistrial in Dinwiddie cheerleader’s murder

A judge declared a mistrial in the case of the man accused of killing his cousin in 2018.

Chesterfield road shut down due to overturned tractor-trailer

A road in Chesterfield is shut down due to an overturned tractor-trailer.

  Dominion Energy moves forward with electric school buses

Electric school buses will soon be on the roads of Central Virginia, as well as other locations across the state.

  News to know for Jan. 16: Shots fired into home; Richmond water main break; Northam declares temporary emergency

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

  ‘We’re not going to play along with this’: Gun rally organizer calling for peace ahead of Monday

Thousands of supporters of the Second Amendment are expected to show up in front of the Capitol Building Square on Monday for a gun rally put on by the Virginia Citizen Defense League (VACDL).

  NC dog gives birth to lime green puppy who family names Hulk

The family will look for loving families to adopt Hulk and his siblings when they’re old enough, but for now, they figure they’re lucky to have the green puppy in their lives.

‘My heart stopped’: Va. teen saves infant, toddler from burning house

In basketball, a point guard is a player who directs the team’s offense. Some say this position is an extension of the coach on the court.

Virginia among the states experiencing widespread flu activity

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that Virginia is one of 33 states currently seeing high levels of flu activity.

Marijuana reform advocates divided between decriminalization or legalization

Advocates dressed in black stood Wednesday at the base of the Virginia Civil Rights Memorial to voice their support of marijuana legalization, repeating a variation of, “the time is now,” in each of their statements.

Police: Henrico home shot early Thursday morning

Henrico police are investigating after a home was shot in the early morning hours on Thursday.

  Police investigating after multiple shots fired into Chesterfield home

The people inside the home at the time were not hurt, police said.

  The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is coming to RVA!

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is coming to Richmond as part of it’s annual ‘Coast-to-Coast Wienie Roast’.

Crews repairing water main break in Richmond

Several blocks of West Main Street are without water while repairs are underway

Pageant competition for Virginia and Washington D.C coming to Richmond for the first time

For the first time, women of Virginia and District of Columbia will compete on the same stage together at the Miss Virginia USA, Miss Virginia Teen USA, Miss District of Columbia and Miss District of Columbia Teen USA 2020 competition.

  First Alert: Much colder weather a sure thing, Chilly rain on Saturday

Much colder temperatures are expected late this week, and that could set the stage for a little snow.

  Hopewell neighbors offer solutions to curb recent uptick in crime

Neighbors in Hopewell are sounding off about an uptick in violence but they’re not just complaining about it, they’re offering solutions.

WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson passes away

WWE Hall of Famer and former World Tag Team Champion Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson, father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has passed away at age 75.

  Four-year-old girl’s dream comes true meeting Miss America 2020

Miss America makes a four-year-old Farmville girl's dreams come true while visiting VCU to push her social impact initiative.