Crime

3 arrested after report of shots fired during fight at gas station

Anyone with information is asked to call the Amelia County Sheriff’s Office at 804-561-2118 or Amelia Crime Solvers at 804-561-5200.

1 person in custody after sheriff’s office finds wrecked, abandoned vehicle

  8 gang members sentenced on drug, firearms charges

Chesterfield murder suspect arrested following shooting

3 Floridians sentenced for robbery of Va. travel plaza after posing as hitchhikers

Man pleads guilty to armed robbery of Sprint store

Police searching for blue van connected to deadly shooting in Richmond

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Sheriff’s office searching for credit card thief

Virginia foster father charged with numerous sex crimes against multiple children

Petersburg police identify woman found dead in cemetery, 21-year-old man shot to death

  Car shot multiple times in apparent road rage incident in Chesterfield

  3 people dead after barricade situation in Northern Va.

Trial set for man accused of threatening black activist

  'A very respected young man’: Richmond leaders remember beloved teen killed in accidental shooting

Relatives of 15-year-old Tyrone Williams are asking for prayers that they’ll be granted strength as they continue to process a loss that seems unreal.

18-year-old fighting for life following Richmond shooting

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

Family member charged after teen accidentally shot, killed

A teenage boy is dead following a shooting near Fulton Hill.

  Midlothian animal rescue cares for puppies thrown into dumpster

Sanctuary Rescue says this is the third separate litters of newborn puppies that were thrown in dumpsters and left to die

Deputies search for man suspected of using fake bills to buy gift card

  Man killed in early morning apartment complex shooting

Police identify victim in deadly shooting on Richmond’s Southside

  Richmond man forgives woman who stole package from front porch

Man found stabbed near Brown’s Island

Richmond police seek information following ‘suspicious situation’

  Homeowner says woman who stole package from porch returned it, apologized

The woman was pushing a stroller with a baby inside during the theft.

  State police seek new information in 1995 slaying of store owner

Virginia State Police are seeking information in the 1995 slaying of a well-known store own in Buckingham County.

Petersburg police investigating deadly shooting

The shooting happened just after 6 p.m. at Ferndale Avenue and Atlantic Street.

Police respond to incident involving Henrico school bus

Henrico police responded to an incident involving a Henrico school bus on Friday morning.

Man wearing construction safety vest robs Hopewell restaurant

Police say the man entered the Traditionz Express Restaurant, handed over a note demanding money and then fled the business with cash.

Man convicted of plotting to bomb Virginia Beach school released from prison

Philip Bay was arrested in April of 2009 after plotting to bomb students and teachers at Landstown High School in Virginia Beach.

FBI’s Richmond Division seeks armed bank robbery suspect

FBI’s Richmond Central Virginia Task Force is searching for the suspect who robbed a Wells Fargo branch in September.

1 of 2 brothers arrested, charged in Richmond homicide pleads guilty to first-degree murder

One of two brothers arrested in connection to a robbery that led to a deadly shooting has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.

Alabama student accused of making LSU bomb threat over bet

A University of Alabama student allegedly made a bomb threat against Louisiana State University's football stadium during a game because of a bet

Man shot by police dies; police say he pointed gun at officer

Police say Chase Austin, 28, of Vinton was the man shot and killed by a Roanoke City Police officer.

Prince George Police urge residents to lock car doors after string of thefts

The Prince George County Police Department is urging residents to lock car doors following a string of thefts.

State police investigating officer-involved shooting in Southwest Va.

Police have not released information about the suspect's condition.

Man previously arrested in string of crimes faces charges in armed robbery

Police say the suspect used a knife to rob the Liberty Cash Mart on Wednesday night.

Woman gets 17 years for stabbing father to death in Henrico

Jerome Isiah Dixon was found dead in a car abandoned along a roadway in Henrico County in 2017.

Man accused of making racist threats pleads not guilty

The white man accused of cyberstalking and making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia has pleaded not guilty

Campbell County deputies search for grand larceny suspect

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for questioning.

High court weighs whether teen sniper deserves re-sentencing

Liberal and conservative justices seemed split on whether to grant a new sentencing hearing to the former teenager whose 2002 sniper spree left more than 10 people dead and terrorized the nation's capital

Woman charged following domestic incident that led to shooting

Police were called to the 8600 block of Ransco Court around 3:21 p.m.

Death investigation underway following shooting in Richmond’s East End

A man is fighting for his life after being shot on Mosby Street.

  Police charge man in connection to Redd Street murder in Richmond

A man has been charged with murder in connection with a homicide that happened in August.

  Police: Man robbed while trying to buy phone through app

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

Police: Threat ‘to cause harm’ by high school student deemed not credible

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

Police: Man, innocent bystander shot inside mall

Police say a shooting inside a Virginia mall wounded two people, including a female bystander

  Richmond mother seeks answers in death of 22-year-old son killed in Shockoe Bottom

A Richmond mother is looking for answers in the death of her 22-year-old son who was shot and killed after going out with friends.

Man arrested after threatening victim with knife, running from deputies

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man after they say he threatened another man with a knife and ran from deputies.

  ’I want the truth to be known’: Family of slain Chesterfield woman calls for justice

The family of a 21-year-old Michelle Rodriguez, who says she was killed after getting caught in a violent altercation, is speaking out. Rodriguez was struck by a bullet Friday night at a home on Richmond's north side, while trying to break up a fight between two others, according to her mother.

  Police: Robber fires gun, runs off with cash register

Police were called to a business in the 1500 block of Chamberlayne Avenue on Oct. 11 around 11:10 p.m. for a robbery.

  Infant remains found buried in Chesterfield

Police are investigating after infant remains were found in Chesterfield.

Maryland police officer shot, rushed to hospital

Police in Maryland say they’re searching for at least one person after a police officer was found shot in a parking garage.

Police searching for 2 people caught on camera using stolen credit cards

Police are looking for two people caught on camera using stolen credit cards.

Police: 3 young men wearing bandanas rob Chesterfield 7-Eleven

The trio stole food and e-cigarettes from the store on North Arch Road.

Police investigating triple-shooting in Richmond’s southside

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

  2 arrested after protesters set off smoking devices in Richmond

Two people were arrested after demonstrators set off smoking devices during a protest in Richmond on Saturday night.

Father gets nearly 4 years in death of 9-month-old daughter

A Virginia man will spend nearly four years in prison for the death of his 9-month-old daughter

Police investigating after 24-year-old shot in Richmond

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

Man accused of sexually assaulting teen takes plea deal

A Virginia man who authorities accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy has entered a plea agreement

Victim identified, arrest made in Northside shooting death

Police have identified the victim in last night’s shooting death.

  Teen sentenced in connection to shooting death of man selling iPhone

An 18-year-old has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection to the death of 23-year-old Joshua Grey, a New Kent man who was shot while selling his iPhone in Richmond’s East End.

Police: Man shot, robbed in Richmond

Police were called just after 8 p.m. for the report of a shooting.

  FBI arrests TN man who drove to Va. to have sex with children

According to court documents, early conversations with the undercover agent revealed disturbing sexual intersections Monti claims to have had with young girls.

Fairfax teacher arrested at the border on child sex charges

A teacher from northern Virginia has been arrested at the Mexico border after being charged with having sexual relations with a minor

Virginia man pleads guilty to killing his wife’s lover

A Virginia man who police say fatally shot his wife's lover has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

Va. woman will serve no jail time for killing, dumping 6 puppies

An Augusta County woman who admitted shooting and killing a litter of puppies and then dumping them over an embankment just before Christmas last year will serve no time in jail.

  Man charged with VCU employee’s death had ankle monitor removed 1 week prior

Officers were conducting a welfare check just after 11 p.m. at a home in the 7400 block of Tanglewood Road when they found a woman dead.

  Bond denied for 61-year-old man accused of murdering his stepson

Police responded to a reported shooting around 8:45 a.m. in the 1500 block of Edenburry Drive.

North Carolina kidnapping suspect taken into custody in Spotsylvania

Philip McClanahan, 26, of North Carolina, was taken into custody in Spotsylvania Wednesday night.

Lynchburg family seeks answers about daughter’s 2009 murder

Just as she cradles the only photo she has left of her daughter, Catherine Morton holds tight to the memories she has of her child.

Virginia ranks among states with lowest crime rates

Virginia had the fourth lowest violent crime rate and 13th lowest property crime rate in the United States last year, according to new data from the FBI.

  Pregnant mother of 5 pleads for stolen car to be returned

“I work two jobs, I work hard to take care of my kids. I need to have transportation to get back and forth."

Police seek help in identifying person who broke into restaurant

Anyone with information is asked to call Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

  Stolen vehicle found in James River at Watkins Landing

An empty vehicle was discovered in the river at Watkins Landing Wednesday morning.

Man shot, killed in Richmond’s Gilpin Court

Police responded to the 100 block of W. Hill Street at 11:25 a.m. for a reported shooting and found the body of a man behind an apartment building.

  Richmond police searching for Abner Clay Park vandals

It’s been a long fight by councilwoman Kim Gray and others in the Historic Jackson Ward Area to bring some tender loving care to the park.

  Candidate for Goochland sheriff charged with trespassing

Levin White was issued a summons on Oct. 6 for screwing his campaign sign into a tree directly above a ‘No Trespassing’ sign, court documents state.

Suspect in custody after man stabbed in chest in Henrico

The victim was taken to VCU Medical Center to undergo surgery.

3 people wanted for stealing cash from Virginia Lottery kiosk

The men stole the money on Aug. 3 at the Travel Centers of America located at 10134 Lewistown Road.

Teen accused of assaulting 78-year-old woman sentenced to 25 years

Calvin Maurice White Jr. was initially wanted for burglary, malicious wounding, and grand larceny, but he entered Alford pleas on different charges.

Death investigation underway near Petersburg High School

Police blocked the area of Johnson Road and Homestead Drive near Petersburg High School as the investigation was conducted.