VDOT plans weekend lane closures of I-95N near Fredericksburg

The Virginia Department of Transportation is urging drivers to avoid northbound I-95 this weekend as construction gets underway on a new overpass of Route 17.

H&M to open new location in Colonial Heights

  Hurricane Jerry forecast to stay east of U.S.

Brother reacts to officer-involved shooting death of sister

Drought conditions build over Virginia

Nature-themed playground to open at Chesterfield park

  ‘Like Fast and Furious’: Woman swerves onto sidewalk to avoid fleeing robbery suspect

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RACC accepts donations for paralyzed puppy’s surgery

NASCAR driver Landon Cassill to race Richmond-branded car

  Police: Woman killed by officers was threatening them with ax

Non-lethal personal safety device introduced in Richmond

21-year-old woman killed in crash; man airlifted

  KFC testing ‘Chicken and Donuts’ menu options

  1 killed in crash after bank robbery suspect leads police on chase

The chase went from Chesterfield to Richmond to Henrico before the vehicle crashed and overturned in the median.

  For restaurants, keeping food temps out of ‘danger zone’ can be a challenge

Food temperatures can be difficult to master.

  Henrico Co. buys Wilton Farm property for $10 million

The property will offer opportunities for future recreation, schools and economic development.

Walgreens, Google affiliate to test drone deliveries

Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered

Shelter advises against glue traps as baby snake season arrives

  Education expo to help parents with private schools, college savings and more

Kings Dominion Halloween Haunt returns for another terrifying season

2 students injured after tractor-trailer truck hits Chesterfield bus

Pharmaceutical company bringing 200 jobs to Henrico

Man wanted for stealing electronic items from multiple Walmart stores

Dominion Energy plans 220 turbine offshore wind project

Dominion Energy wants to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia coast

Washington Monument to reopen after 3-year closure

There’s only one point in the nation’s capital from which you can see the World War II Memorial, White House, the Jefferson Memorial and United States Capitol.

  News to Know for Sept. 19: Top Richmond official fired; amazing weather; free shoes for kids

Here's a look at your top headlines for Thursday, Sept. 19.

  Richmond mayor fires top official after audit reveals nepotism

Mayor Levar Stoney fired his Chief Administrative Officer Wednesday after receiving findings of a report conducted by the Inspector General.

Virginia airports receive $23M in funding for improvements

One of the largest awards is $8.7 million to build a taxiway at Richmond International Airport.

Absentee voting in Va. begins Sept. 20

To vote absentee, registered voters must meet one of 20 eligibility requirements listed on the absentee ballot application.

  Mother vows to honor late daughter who died of cancer

“When Mariah passed away, my husband and I made a vow that we would never let her legacy die,” Richardson said.

Police investigate mobile phone store robbery

No injuries were reported in the incident.

  Thief uses Richmond woman’s identity to shop online

One Richmond woman, Lynda Sharp Anderson, says a thief actually used her identity to order an $1,100 iPhone on Walmart’s website.

  World renowned Richmond ballerina set to retire

Maggie Small is celebrating the end of a career that’s taken her around the world.

  How to protect yourself when thieves target your IP address

We have limitless information right at our fingertips and some of that information is very sensitive, but it’s that sensitive info that cyber-criminals are looking for.

Chesterfield celebrates first rehabilitated home with Maggie Walker Community Land Trust

In 2018, MWCLT was awarded $500,000 of Community Development Block Grant funding from Chesterfield County.

Man wanted in attempted sexual assault at knife-point during home invasion

The victim suffered minor injuries that did not require medical treatment.

Man arrested in Stafford following pursuit, crash

A suspect was arrested on Tuesday by Stafford deputies following a pursuit.

  ‘Tommie’s Beer’ to help RACC care for animals in need

Three Notch'd brewing beer to benefit Richmond Animal Care and Control.

Company paying $1,300 to watch 13 scary movies by Halloween

If Halloween is your favorite holiday, there’s a job out there for you that’s so perfect for you it’s terrifying.

Late-season loggerhead sea turtle nest found on Virginia Beach

Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center said it was notified of a sea turtle coming ashore Friday the 13th during a full moon.

  Man convicted of killing VSP special agent faces additional charge

Travis Ball was sentenced to 36 years in prison in October 2018 in the death of Michael Walter.

Colonial Heights summer league team announces team name finalists

The team will play in the Coastal Plain League, a wood bat summer league for college baseball players.

Richmond man charged with robbing bank of $200K

Police arrested 24-year-old Okello T. Chatrie in connection with the incident.

Former high school principal charged in wife’s death after body found near woods

A former Summerville High School principal has been charged with killing his wife after her body was found in a wooded area in Dorchester County on Tuesday.

‘A case of déjà vu’: Police say man stole 2 cars in 24 hours in Richmond

The Richmond Police Department says a man is being held without bond after they said he stole two vehicles within about 24 hours.

Amtrak celebrates 10th anniversary in Va. with $10 tickets

For the first 10 days of October, one-way trips to anywhere Amtrak Northeast Regional travels throughout Virginia and Washington, D.C., will cost $10.

  News to know for Sept. 18: Man shot near pool; Henrico roads reopen; a taste of fall

Here's a look at your top headlines for Wednesday.

  How much house can you afford?

Experts say that one-third of your income should be budgeted for housing.

I-95 reopens after fiery crash involving dump truck

Virginia State Police say the truck was traveling southbound when it blew a tire, lost control and went through a guardrail

  Henrico roads reopen after water main break

One home was impacted by the water main break.

  Man found shot near community swimming pool in Richmond

Richmond police were called to the area of the 2000 block of N. 28th street just before 11 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a person shot.

  Residents discuss options for Monument Avenue as debate over statues continues

The latest idea from local leaders is that maybe a context is needed to justify the monuments that adorn Monument Avenue.

  Two suspects rob 53-year-old disabled man at gunpoint in his Mississippi home

If you recognize the individuals, reach out to the Canton Police Department at 601-859-2121.

  'You are so missed’: Tornado victim remembered 1 year later

An EF2 tornado touched down in Chesterfield and killed Ronnie Bishop.

  Questions arise following confusion over RPS physical education requirement

Three weeks into the new school year, there’s confusion at Richmond Public Schools over some eighth grade students possibly not meeting the state requirement for physical education.

2-year-old dies in hot car in Hobbs, one woman arrested

Hobbs Police say they received a 911 call around 1:30 p.m. from a woman who said she had accidentally left her child in her vehicle for several hours.

  Business rebuilds, memorializes man killed in tornado

Old Dominion Floor Company has rebuilt its warehouse and has a memorial for Ronnie Bishop, who died in the tornado.

Virginia Republicans resume call to hold hearing with Fairfax accusers

Virginia Republicans resumed their call Monday -- less than two months before statewide elections -- to allow testimony from the two women who accuse Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault.

  Online program helps students in Louisa County spread positive messages

Louisa County Middle school is looking to put a stop to bullying with an online program called “You-Uplift”.

Virginia faces fine due to food stamp errors

he federal government has slapped Virginia with a $3.8 million penalty because of mistakes made processing almost one in 10 food stamp applications last year — the eighth-highest error rate among states administering the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

  1 dead, 3 hurt in overnight shootings in Richmond

The shootings all took place in the city's East End in a 6-hour span.

Kohl’s hiring more than 270 seasonal positions in Richmond area

Kohl’s is hiring more than 270 seasonal positions for its Richmond area stores.

Riverfront Canal Cruises unveils ‘Camp Kanawha’ and a FREE Pumpkin Patch

Riverfront Canal Cruises is doing Halloween bigger and better than ever with two nights of haunted boat tours. Both Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26 experience ’Camp Kanawha’ for a special, two-night only, thrills-filled boat ride on the historic Kanawha Canal.

4 Henrico high school early-release days changed to full days

Henrico high schools students will now be going to school for the full day after four early-release days in December were changed.

Racist yearbook photo investigation cost nearly $368,000

A law firm's investigation into whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam appeared in a racist yearbook photo cost nearly $368,000

2 displaced, firefighter injured in Chesterfield blaze

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Suspect wanted in robbery at ClickZ

The suspect was seen leaving in a white or silver four-door SUV that is thought to be a Chevrolet Tahoe.

Henrico police car involved in crash

A woman was transported to the hospital after the crash at Patterson Avenue and Parham Road.

Northam sets goal for Va. to produce all electricity from carbon-free sources

The governor says the Executive Order endures that the Commonwealth “remains at the forefront of clean energy innovation.”

Virginia Lottery says it’s on track to lose $140 million this year to ‘skill games’

The games look and function like slot machines, advertising jackpots and spitting out cash vouchers.

Lawyer: Virginia’s change to marriage licenses insufficient

Three Virginia couples filed suit in federal court in Alexandria earlier this month challenging the law.

  News to Know for Sept. 17: 3 shootings in 6 hours; tornado anniversary; small rain chance

Here's a look at the top headlines for Tuesday.

Miss Virginia to appear on ‘Kelly Clarkson Show’

Camille Schrier, a VCU student, will explain her decision to use her academic talents to create a science experiment in her talent portion of the competition.

  Tuesday marks 1 year since deadly Va. tornadoes

The storms killed one person as a building collapsed at Old Dominion Flooring in Chesterfield County.

  Hanover Sheriff’s Office to hold active shooter response presentation

The presentation is designed to assist individuals become better aware and prepared should an active shooter event occur wherever you are.

  Chesterfield residents say they’re sick of drivers speeding through neighborhood

Several families in a Chesterfield neighborhood say they are sick of drivers speeding through their streets.

  Richmond family wants answers in shooting death of young father of 2

A Richmond family is searching for answers following a weekend shooting that left a man dead outside a bar on the Southside.

Florida duo had sex in patrol car after DUI arrest, deputies say

A Florida couple that had just been arrested for DUI started having sex in the back of the arresting deputy's patrol car, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office.

Child left in hot car in Virginia freed by citizen breaking window

A child was left in a hot car in a Henry County Walmart parking lot before being freed by a citizen breaking a window.

Humberto upgraded to hurricane strength

Humberto will move away from the U.S. but will pose a threat to Bermuda over the next few days.

Amish men drinking ultra light beer in decked out buggy flee authorities; meanwhile, horse keeps on galloping

You don’t see this every day.