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Missing man found dead in Richmond

A man who was reported missing was found dead in Richmond, police say.

  Family devastated after thief steals their baby’s ashes

  Chesterfield Food Bank serves hundreds of families ahead of Thanksgiving

Free COVID-19 testing events scheduled around Thanksgiving in Chesterfield County

Chesterfield school board schedules 4 meetings, including health board and special ed committee

  ‘We lost a lot’: Family honors shot, killed 25-year-old with candlelight vigil

  Feed More sees demand for help more than double in a week

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  Chesterfield Schools sees uptick in COVID-19 cases, rise in 7-day average

  Angels available for adoption at Chesterfield Towne Center Salvation Army Angel Tree

  Quarantine rules adjusted for Chesterfield County employees

  Virginia 30 Day Fund looks to help 1,000 small businesses by end of year

Police investigating after man arrives at hospital with gunshot wound

  ‘This is my purpose': 12-year-old from Chesterfield named as finalist for ‘Kid of the Year’ award

Chesterfield police search for missing 38-year-old man

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

  Republican Del. Kirk Cox to run for governor in 2021

Former House Speaker Kirk Cox says he’s running for governor in Virginia’s next gubernatorial election set for 2021.

Police: 17-year-old charged with murder in Richmond man’s death

Chesterfield police say a 17-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a Richmond man.

Train hits SUV stuck on tracks in Chesterfield

A disabled vehicle led to a train crash in Chesterfield County on Sunday, Chesterfield police reported.

  ‘This is Eli’s dog’: Community helps raise $1,000 to train service dog

Crime Solvers searching for suspects accused of stealing $1,000 in copper wire

UPDATE: Chesterfield man reported missing has been found

Officials urge caution due to parks, trails potentially flooding

Chesterfield man reported missing Sunday found unharmed

  Central Virginia schools report more COVID-19 cases

Chesterfield school board approves new early childhood academy

The Chesterfield County School Board approved a new early childhood academy in Chester that will serve students from 12 elementary schools.

  96-year-old WWII Chesterfield veteran reflects on time in war

Aileen has lived in North Chesterfield for most of her life.

19 coronavirus deaths now reported at Chesterfield nursing home

The Virginia Department of Health confirms that 19 people have died at a Chesterfield nursing home due to COVID-19.

  Person suspected of stealing from Walmart leads police on car chase

Police said a person suspected of stealing from a Walmart in Chesterfield led police on a car chase.

  Chesterfield teachers seek virtual options for instructors as 4th Cohort returns

Middle and high school students are back in the classroom, but at least three Chesterfield teachers say they are worried they could catch coronavirus with the return of Cohort 4 students.

Police: 96-year-old Chesterfield man located unharmed

Police are searching for a missing 96-year-old man from Chesterfield.

  Chesterfield middle, high school students return to in-person learning

Middle and high school students in Chesterfield are back in the classroom as Cohort 4 has been approved to return for in-person learning.

  Chesterfield teacher calls on CCPS to delay 4th Cohort return

The fourth and final cohort of Chesterfield students are expected to return to the classrooms on Monday, but many teachers like Emma Clark say they won’t be returning because they feel unsafe and unprepared.

  Chesterfield woman at center of revenge porn case breaks her silence

A Chesterfield woman who made a name for herself when she ran for Virginia’s House of Delegates last year has now accepted a plea deal in a revenge porn case out of Henrico.

Missing 57-year-old Chesterfield woman found

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-066.

Police: 12-year-old dies after being inadvertently shot

Police said a 12-year-old boy is dead after he was inadvertently shot on Tuesday night.

Police say alcohol, no seat belt factors in Chesterfield crash that killed 45-year-old

Police say one person was killed in an overnight crash in Chesterfield.

  Tens of thousands of voters cast ballots on Election Day in Metro Richmond

As of 4 p.m. on Tuesday, more than 99,000 voters in Chesterfield, Henrico and Richmond had cast ballots on Election Day.

Chesterfield mother charged with neglect in infant girl’s death

A mother has been charged with neglect following the death of her infant in Chesterfield County.

Corporal retires after nearly 30 years of service on Chesterfield County Police Department

Corporal Johnny Capocelli has retired after 22 years of service on the Chesterfield County Police Department.

Chesterfield Schools to move forward with phased return to in-person learning

The Chesterfield County Public Schools is moving forward with a phased-in return to in-person learning, with the earliest start date being Sept. 29.

Police searching for tips in dirt bike grand larceny case

The Chesterfield County Crime Solvers are asking for helping solving a grand larceny case.

Chesterfield seeking public input on new school name

The Chesterfield school division is asking for help choosing a name for a new elementary school slated to open in Chesterfield’s Magnolia Green neighborhood.

Two boys injured in late night shooting

Chesterfield Police are investigating a late night shooting that left two boys injured Saturday.

Chesterfield receives platinum award for utility services

The Chesterfield County Department of Utilities received a national award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies.

Police: Man shoots at 3 women, 2 taken into custody

Two people were taken into custody Friday night in connection to a shooting that left three women injured, Chesterfield police say.

  Man dead, juvenile injured following double shooting Friday night

Chesterfield County police are investigating a double shooting on Friday night that left one man dead.

  Several options available to get free ride to the polls on Election Day

If you need assistance getting to the polls on Election Day, there are several options in central Virginia with groups doing their part to make sure transportation is not a barrier.

  Local registrar offices prepare for surge of early in-person voting on final day

Saturday is the deadline for early in-person voting across Virginia and local registrar offices are preparing for a turnout.

Chesterfield deputy treated after exposure to suspected drug mixture

A Chesterfield County deputy was taken to a hospital Friday after coming in contact with a powdery substance that made him lightheaded and faint.

Chesterfield County launches program to assist residents with water bills

The program, administered through the Department of Social Services, uses federal CARES Act funding for those in need of assistance in paying past-due water and wastewater utility bills.

Police: Two men arrested in connection to Super 8 Motel robbery

Police say two men have been arrested in connection to a robbery that took place at a Super 8 Motel.

  Zeta remnants topple trees, temporarily knock out power to thousands

It may take a while to get back to normal for several families in central Virginia after remnants of Zeta toppled trees and left thousands without power.

Police searching for 2 men who robbed Chesterfield motel at gunpoint

Police in Chesterfield County are looking for two men who robbed a Super 8 Motel.

Man who traveled to Chesterfield to have sex with child pleads guilty

A Pennsylvania firefighter who was arrested in Chesterfield for allegedly trying to meet up with a 10-year-old child for sex pleaded guilty Thursday.

  Everything you need to know this holiday season about the Angel Tree assistance program

Starting Nov. 2 you can make a child’s Christmas special by adopting an angel from the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. Angel Tree is a Christmas tradition for thousands of families in Central Virginia, but it’s going to be a bit different due to the ongoing pandemic.

Driver who hit, killed worker picking up recycling charged with manslaughter

The driver involved in a deadly crash in Chesterfield earlier this month has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

  Driver of car that crashed off I-295 onto Rt. 10 dies

Virginia State Police were called to a crash on Route 10 in Chesterfield on Wednesday afternoon.

Chesterfield schools’ offer free meals to students through end of year

Chesterfield County Public Schools will be offering free meals to students through the end of the year.

  Chesterfield boat rally held against planned closure of Dutch Gap boat ramp

The reason for the planned closure has to do with safely removing the coal ash waste from the Dominion facilities located near the boat ramp.

  Chesterfield college reflects on student shot, killed in South Richmond

A solemn tribute was held Wednesday for a local college student killed in South Richmond earlier this month.

Chester native honored with USS Constitution’s Top Guardsman award

Chester native and Navy Retail Services Specialist 1st Class Kenneth Johnson has been awarded the USS Constitution’s Top Guardsman award.

  Applications for Chesterfield’s third round of ‘Back in Business’ grants opening Nov. 12

Applications for Chesterfield County’s third round of “Back in Business” grants will open on Nov. 12.

  Chesterfield middle and high school students to return to the classroom Nov. 9

Chesterfield County Public Schools' health committee is recommending the final cohort of students return in person.

Chesterfield nursing home reports 16 COVID-19 deaths

A Chesterfield nursing home is reporting that 16 people have died due to COVID-19.

Angel Tree: How to adopt a child in need this holiday season

Angel Tree is a Christmas tradition for thousands of families in Central Virginia, but it’s going to be a bit different due to the ongoing pandemic - that includes an even easier way to find a child in need.

  Rep. Spanberger, Sen. Kaine campaign in Chesterfield

Representative Abigail Spanberger made a stop in Chesterfield on Saturday to speak with voters.

Missing Chesterfield man has been found

Chesterfield police are searching for a man who went missing on Saturday.

  Hanover offers ‘drive-thru’ early voting options for residents

With just 10 days until the official election day, Hanover County’s Board of Elections is trying to make voting easier by offering drive-thru voting. The best part: voters won’t even have to leave their cars.

Chesterfield offering shuttles to two early voting locations

In Chesterfield County, voters can now take shuttles to two of the county’s early voting sites.

Police search for information after trailer stolen with bathroom, vanity supplies in it

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

The Salvation Army needs volunteers NOW to rescue Christmas

The need for help in the community has always been there. This year, it just happens to be greater.

Chesterfield man sentenced to five years for possessing firearm

According to court documents, a Chesterfield man was sentenced to five years in prison for being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

Saturday is drug take-back day | Here’s where you can safely dispose unused meds

Community members can safely dispose of unused or expired medications during “Crush the Crisis” Opioid Take-Back Day.

Threats made during virtual class in Chesterfield

The school district says they immediately contacted the Chesterfield County Police Department and has worked closely with the department for the past two days.

  'Just be safe’: Chesterfield barber opens up about COVID-19 diagnosis

More than a thousand new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Virginia overnight and 30 more people have died.

  Chesterfield upgrades air filters as students return to the classroom

As students in chesterfield continue to return to the classroom, the Chesterfield County Public School system is upgrading air filters in all schools to superior commercial filters in HVAC systems.

Man charged with attempted murder in shooting that critically injured victim

A man has been charged with attempted murder in a shooting that critically injured a victim.

  Police: Father of football player arrested for stabbing two teens at Chesterfield school

Police said a suspect has been arrested in connection to the stabbing of two teenagers outside a Chesterfield middle school.

Police: Man caught on camera stealing paddleboards from park

According to police, the paddleboards were stolen after the locks were cut.

Metro Richmond Zoo opening new gray wolf exhibit

The Metro Richmond Zoo announced the opening of a new gray wolf exhibit, making this the first time the zoo has housed gray wolves.

  Flagger in Chesterfield County makes residents in community feel special

McCowan is a flagger, who is responsible for directing the flow of traffic and redirecting emotions.

  Four injured after car crashes into Chesterfield shopping center building

The crash happened on Stone Village Way at the Stonehenge Village Shopping Center along Midlothian Turnpike.