Chesterfield

  Chesterfield Health District says vaccine rollout will improve during BOS meeting

The county's health district director wants to put an end to your headaches brought about by trying to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Chesterfield County announces COVID-19 testing events in February

Police searching for missing 24-year-old Chesterfield woman

  State vaccination event closes early in Chesterfield, people turned away

  Chesterfield superintendent addresses face-to-face learning concerns

  Chesterfield County Supervisors: Virginia vaccine campaign is totally defective

  Police investigating string of car break-ins across metro area

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Chesterfield County launches pre-registration tool for COVID-19 vaccine

Survey available for Chesterfield residents for vaccine waitlist

Former Chesterfield Schools contractor found guilty of inappropriate activity with student

  Police identify man in wheelchair hit, killed by car in Chesterfield

Six units displaced after balcony fire leads to blaze at Chesterfield apartments

Chesterfield battles house fire near Manchester Middle School

  ‘Most hardworking player’: Cosby High School mourns loss of baseball player Steele Kirwan

Cosby High School mourns the loss of Steele Kirwan after his lengthy battle with cancer.

Police warn public after six suspected overdose deaths in 72 hours

Six suspected overdose deaths have occurred in Chesterfield in the last 72 hours, Chesterfield County police reported on Saturday.

Police search for suspects who stole trailer with tools inside

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

  Police: Suspect arrested after chase leads patrol car to crash, catch fire

A Virginia State Police vehicle crashed and then caught on fire during a police chase in Chesterfield on Thursday evening.

Human remains found in Pocahontas State Park

Missing Chesterfield man located, is safe

  Chesterfield teachers concerned over vaccine delays and in-person learning

2 Best Buy stores closing in Central Virginia

  4,000 COVID-19 vaccines to be administered at Richmond Raceway starting Wednesday

  Chesterfield Schools notifies employees of delay in vaccinations due to supply

  VDH urges vigilance as COVID-19 cases soar to record levels

In the past 24 hours, the Virginia Department of Health recorded nearly 10,000 new COVID-19 cases.

  Eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine? Officials say fill out this interest form

The Richmond and Henrico Health District is urging people who qualify for groups 1A and 1B to fill out an interest form, found on vax.rchd.com.

VSU to host virtual events, volunteer opportunities honoring MLK Jr.

Virginia State University and Chesterfield County are joining together to host a panel discussions and other events as a way to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

  Mega Mentors gear up for virtual fundraiser

The money raised will help enrich the lives of more students.

Police search for suspect who burglarized Chesterfield restaurant

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

Suspect killed after shootout with police in Chesterfield identified

Police have identified the suspect who was killed following a shootout with police.

  Chesterfield School Board approves plan for some students to return in-person 5 days a week

The Chesterfield County Public Schools Board voted to approve the plan for elementary school students to return to in-person learning starting the first day of the third marking period.

Petition to keep schools virtual, end early created in Chesterfield

A petition to encourage Chesterfield County Public Schools to remain virtual and end its school year early - in May - has been created by a “concerned citizen.”

Chesterfield nurse wins $150k in Powerball jackpot

A Chesterfield nurse has won the $150,000 Powerball jackpot.

General District Court in Chesterfield closes due to COVID-19 concerns

The General District Court is closed due to COVID-19 concerns.

Chesterfield seeking comment on redevelopment near Rockwood Park

Chesterfield County is seeking public comment on a redevelopment plan near Rockwood Park.

  ‘NO MO CHEMO’: Family celebrates end of 5-year-old’s leukemia treatments with massive car parade

Charlotte Block was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia just two weeks shy of her third birthday. Now, she’s able to celebrate the end of her treatments with the entire community.

Chesterfield animal shelter reports increased save rate, over 650 adoptions during 2020

Despite pandemic-related closures, staffing shortages, increased challenges and many adjustments, Chesterfield County Animal Services saw an increase in the shelter’s save rate during 2020.

Citizen tips help Crime Solvers arrest 40 suspects in 2020

Thanks to tips from citizens, Crime Solvers said they were able to solve over 71 crimes in 2020.

Police: Suspect vehicle wanted in Walmart theft crashes in Chesterfield

Police say a vehicle that was involved in a theft at Walmart has crashed in Chesterfield.

  ‘It was disgraceful’: Chesterfield Trump supporter denounces violence at U.S. Capitol after attending rally

Thousands of Trump supporters who converged in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday had nothing to do with the riots that took place, including one woman and her son from North Chesterfield.

Chesterfield police make arrest in woman’s April 2020 murder

Chesterfield police have charged a man with the murder of a woman that happened in April 2020.

Family of five displaced after house fire in Chesterfield

No injuries were reported.

Police: 19-year-old taken into custody after being accused of robbing flea market stand

Police in Chesterfield County are looking for a man they say robbed a Flea Market in November.

  Virginia stimulus checks are being garnished despite new state law

Kacey Moss wants answers. The 28-year-old is frustrated because a creditor is holding up her latest payment of federal stimulus money.

Shots fired into Chesterfield home, no injuries reported

Chesterfield police are investigating after a suspect opened fire into a home along Rainwater Road early Tuesday morning.

Police searching for man who stole clothes from H&M on Christmas Eve

Police are searching for a man who stole clothing from the H&M inside Southpark Mall in Colonial Heights.

Police make arrest in connection to shooting over parking spot

Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting that they say happened over a parking spot in Chesterfield.

Police investigate possible bomb threat at Chesterfield Wawa, reps say

Representatives from a Wawa in Chesterfield say police are investigating a possible bomb threat at the location.

  Researcher says improving your immune system could limit reaction to COVID-19 vaccine

Our response to the vaccine has a lot to do with our immune system health and having a balanced immune system could play a part in how well we respond to the vaccine and what side effects we may experience.

  U.S. Postal Service customers grow frustrated as packages go undelivered

“More than ever, you want to get them something special for the holidays and you couldn’t do it."

Chesterfield woman found safe

Police say a Chesterfield woman has been reported missing and was last seen leaving her residence.

Police: Suspect sought in attempted carjacking in Chesterfield

Police say a suspect is being sought in an attempted carjacking that took place in Chesterfield earlier this month.

  Police locate missing woman, 1-year-old child unharmed, suspect taken into custody

Police have safely located a mother and her 12-month-old child that were reported missing on Sunday.

Man shot during midday while walking down Chesterfield road

One man is in the hospital after being shot while walking down the road in Chesterfield.

  How you can make holiday returns during the pandemic

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season rarely ever ends with Christmas. Stores and online retailers are busier than ever, processing thousands of returns amid the pandemic.

  ‘I don’t know why they targeted us’: Vandals destroy Chesterfield church bus

The school bus belongs to the Victory Tabernacle Church located on Genito Road. The bus is used for Victory Tabernacle’s daycare services.

Police searching for two people after car crash in Chesterfield

Police say the car went off the road and into a tree near the Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center.

Missing 84-year-old Chesterfield man located safe

Chesterfield police say an 84-year-old man who was reported missing from the Iron Bridge Road area, has been located safe.

Police: Vandalism at Chesterfield school’s construction site will cost over $20k

Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a vandalism that occurred at a future Chesterfield school.

  12 adults, 17 children displaced from apartment fire pleading for help

Nearly 30 people lost their homes after a fire earlier this month.

  ‘I’m really thankful’: Chesterfield teen’s wish granted through Make-A-Wish and local business

Make-A-Wish of Greater Virginia and CMA’s Colonial Subaru made sure to grant a Chesterfield teen her wish this holiday season in a safe way.

Man convicted under new law against leaving guns near kids

Radell J. Bolden of Chesterfield was sentenced to a year in jail with all 12 months suspended.

Chesterfield fire station remains operational following kitchen fire

A Chesterfield fire station remains fully operational following a kitchen fire on Monday.

Police: Ettrick Deli burglarized four times in two months

Chesterfield police say they need the public’s help with any information on the individuals responsible.

Chesterfield juvenile, domestic relations court closed due to COVID-19 concerns

Court cases scheduled in Chesterfield this week will be rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns.

Chesterfield police chief offers to pay adoption fees for pets remaining in shelter

One police officer is hoping the remaining dogs in Chesterfield’s animal shelter will spend the holidays in a new home.

Chesterfield police safely locate missing man

Chesterfield police have located a 27-year-old man who was reported missing.

Chesterfield’s new arts center kicks off virtual grand opening with local performers

Chesterfield’s new arts center is opening Saturday with a virtual celebration that will boast tours, interviews and local performers.

Chesterfield searching for teachers during ‘critical needs’ and elementary job fairs

Teachers in the Central Virginia area can apply to work for Chesterfield’s public schools during the county’s critical needs job fair.

Missing man last seen in November found unharmed

Chesterfield police said a man who was last seen in November has been found unharmed.

Chesterfield supervisors boost pay for county employees

Chesterfield County’s finances are in much better shape than predicted at the start of the pandemic, and for that reason, the county is giving its employees a nice Christmas present.

Police investigating after Chesterfield school vandalized

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

  Holiday Homes: Midlothian home features more than 100K lights

Daniel Pendergrass’s Midlothian home is all decked out with holiday spirit!

Police: Woman killed in 4-vehicle crash in Chesterfield identified

Police say a woman who was killed after a four-vehicle crash in Chesterfield, has been identified.

Man identified after being fatally struck by vehicle

Chesterfield police say a man who was hit and killed by a vehicle on the evening of Dec. 11 has been identified.

  Woman raises over $300 for RAL by selling calendar of 16-year-old cat

A Chesterfield woman was able to raise $306 for Richmond Animal League by selling calendars of her rescue cat, Gator.

Flooding closes roadway in Chesterfield

A roadway in Chesterfield flooded after rain fell on Wednesday.

Holiday Homes: Chesterfield home lifts spirits with lights, decorations

‘Tis the season to have your house decorated for the holidays to the max.

Injured bald eagle rescued in Chesterfield

An injured bald eagle is recovering at a licensed rehabber.

  Chesterfield man uses reward to buy books for school, gets 400 more donated to Indian Reservation

A Chesterfield man once referred to as “the golden gem that has blessed this community” is back at it again - this time helping people across the country.

  Chesterfield Schools showing drastic increase of failing middle, high school students

The data gives a look at how students are doing in the virtual learning environment.

Woman searching for missing toucan that flew out window in Chesterfield

A Chesterfield woman is searching for her missing toucan after it flew out the window on Dec. 13.