Crime

  Police: Juvenile charged in false active shooter report at Henrico middle school

Henrico police say they have arrested a juvenile in connection to the false report of an active shooter at Moody Middle School after receiving a call via text to 911.

  Richmond teacher charged with involuntary manslaughter in DUI crash that killed father of 5

  $10K reward offered after firearms stolen from Henrico business

Police: 2 arrested, 1 sought in connection to rape, abduction of woman

Police: Teen killed, another seriously injured in Richmond shooting

Man charged with murder in stabbing death of Chesterfield man

  Police searching for vehicle in connection to shooting death of 25-year-old woman

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Three men sought in game machine larceny, police say

  2 dead, 1 injured after separate shootings in Richmond

Man charged in connection to 2 shootings in Petersburg

  Richmond teacher charged with DUI after crash that killed father of 5

  Man charged with animal cruelty after 21 dogs found dead, 1 rescued in Dinwiddie

Virginia bakery manager accused of sexually assaulting developmentally disabled employees

Police: Man steals $1,500 worth of power tools from Home Depot

Police say a man stole $1,500 worth of power tools from Home Depot.

Police: Man steals 6 packs of cigarettes from 7-Eleven

The cashier placed them on the counter and the suspect quickly grabbed the cigarettes and ran out of the store.

Police: Man sets up dates through app, then steals their car

Police have issued warrants for his arrest.

  9-year-old girl shot inside apartment as result of gun battle across the street, police say

A 9-year-old girl is recovering after she was hit by a bullet while inside a Petersburg apartment building.

Chesterfield police seek to identify 3 men in connection to recent break-ins

Police searching for people suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy gift cards

Police search for 4 people in connection to Family Dollar larceny

Police looking for info after 29-year-old man shot near I-95 ramp in Prince George

State police searching for home repair worker accused of child porn possession

Police: Man shot mulitiple times in Petersburg shooting

Man arrested for double murder in Halifax County

An 18-year-old Alexandria man has been arrested and charged for Saturday’s murder in Halifax County.

Police make arrest after man robbed at Chesterfield ATM

Chesterfield police have made an arrest in connection to the robbery of a man at an ATM machine.

  Deputies: Armed trespasser arrested at Hanover school

Around 2:25 p.m. on Thursday, school administrators found a man trespassing in the school.

  2 men fighting for life after shootings in Richmond

Police were called around 6 p.m. to the 2500 block of Bethel Street.

Police arrest 2 in attempted armed robbery at CVS in Petersburg

Police are currently investigating both incidents.

  Police searching for victims of former Chesterfield Schools contractor accused of soliciting minor

Police are looking for more victims after a Chesterfield County Public Schools contractor was arrested on five counts of soliciting a minor.

  Woman with self-inflicted gunshot wound to head drives herself to fire station

Prince George Police said they are investigating after a woman was shot on Tuesday.

Man sentenced to 11 years for raping girlfriend’s young niece and infecting her with STD

The man convicted of sexually assaulting a young girl was sentenced Thursday morning on four counts of first-degree felonious rape.

Charges dropped against only person arrested at Richmond gun rights rally

Prosecutors have dropped a felony charge filed against a woman who was cited for wearing a mask in public following a gun-rights rally at the Virginia Capitol last month.

Five cats found in Maserati; driver arrested on drug charges

A driver of a Maserati was arrested on drug charges. Five cats were also found in the car.

Police arrest man accused of robbing two Chesterfield stores

Police in Chesterfield County arrested a man accused of robbing two stores in December.

Inmate dies after being assaulted at Va. state prison

An inmate at Sussex II State Prison died at the hospital after officials say he was assaulted.

  Man wearing shirt with bird silhouette arrested, charged with robbery

On June 11, 2019 just before midnight, Henrico police responded to the 5100 block of S. Laburnum Avenue for a reported robbery.

Virginia mother who abducted 4 children arrested in Indiana, officials say

A Stafford County mother who police say abducted her four children in June 2019 has been arrested in Indiana.

Chesterfield babysitter acquitted of killing child in her care

A woman living in Virginia has been found not guilty of fatally injuring a 7-month-old girl she was babysitting.

Police search for clues after double homicide victims found near ditch

Virginia State Police need help solving a double homicide after the victims were found lying in the grass in Halifax County on Route 58.

Henrico man charged after juvenile shot in County’s West End

Police responded to the 10000 block of Moultrie Road Tuesday for reports of a shooting.

Police: Fugitive shot dead during arrest attempt in Virginia

Virginia Beach police said in a statement that the shooting occurred shortly after 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

  Rideshare group talks safety during vigil for 79-year-old Lyft driver

During a vigil for 79-year-old Lyft driver Franklin Farrens, who was killed last month in Chesterfield, a small group of ride-share drivers gathered in the 1100 block of Courthouse Road to pay their respects.

  Police: Man surrenders after barricading himself inside with children

Police were called around 4 p.m. on Tuesday to the 1100 block of High Avenue for an active disturbance involving a female and her ex-husband.

  Police identify man found stabbed to death on Chesterfield front porch

Officers located the victim on a front porch at a residence in the 7200 block of Cherry Hill Park Avenue.

Man caught on camera walking off with packages

A man was caught on camera walking off with packages.

Accused liquor store thief wanted in New Kent

According to New Kent Police, a male suspect is sought for larceny at a liquor store.

Virginia State Police investigating double homicide in Halifax County

On the scene, police located two deceased people on the ground near a 2009 Nissan Maxima in the median of Route 58 near Melon Road in Turbeville.

Navy SEAL Team 6 member convicted in sexting case

He was also ordered to forfeit $500 in pay for three months and had his rank reduced.

Police: Teen arrested after shooting at officers in Richmond

Anyone with information is asked to call RPD Detective S. Odic at (804) 229-8175 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

Police identify skeletal remains found as man reported missing in June 2014

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (804) 733-2773 or Crime Solvers at (804) 733-2777.

Police: Woman wanted for attempted check fraud

According to police, a woman is wanted for attempting to cash a fraudulent check worth $1,500.

Man critically injured in shooting at Henrico apartment complex

Officers located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the 4900 block of Wood Thrush Circle at the Audubon Village Apartments.

AARP Virginia issues scam alert ahead Valentine’s Day

AARP of Virginia issues a scam alert ahead of Valentine’s Day.

  ‘He was my hero’: Vigil held for Toddler shot, killed in Hillside Court

Hundreds of people from the Hillside Court community and beyond in addition to officers with the Richmond Police Department, gathered outside the home of 3-year-old Shamar Hill Junior, the same area where the toddler was killed while playing outside his home a week prior.

Driver arrested after fleeing from police, causing crash

Police have arrested a man after he refused to pull over and ended up hitting another vehicle.

Police arrest suspect after man found dead in Richmond store

Richmond Police have arrested a suspect after a man was found shot to death inside of the 804 Market on Mechanicsville Turnpike.

Deputies: Man found passed out with drink between legs, child in backseat

Deputies were called on Feb. 6 to the Motel 6 along Warrenton Road around 12:41 a.m. for the report of a suspicious vehicle.

  Police: Toddler’s death may be result of retaliation shooting

Richmond Police say a toddler's death may now be the result of a retaliation shooting.

Police: Man turns himself in after robbing bank in Colonial Heights

Police were called around 9:45 a.m. to the Atlantic Union Bank along the Boulevard in Colonial Heights for a robbery.

  Police looking for man caught vandalizing law firm 5 times recently

According to detectives, the man cut internet and phone cables at a private law firm five times within the last few weeks, with the most recent incident happening on Feb. 1.

Plaque marking site of slave auctions missing in Virginia

A plaque marking the site of slave auctions in a Virginia city has been reported missing and vandalism was found nearby.

  Virginia will not legalize marijuana, talks of decriminalization underway

This year, Virginia will not join the list of states that have legalized marijuana but the idea of decriminalizing possession is gaining momentum.

2 men indicted in connection to 2-year-old shot in head

Police have arrested and charged two men in connection to a shooting that left a toddler in critical condition after being shot in the head.

  Officials: Carjacking suspect removed ankle monitor from previous charge

Police have released new information regarding a carjacking suspect who may also be connected to a deadly shooting of a Richmond toddler.

2 men charged with soliciting a minor in Henrico

Two out-of-state men have been charged with soliciting a minor after police conducted an undercover online investigation.

Police make arrest after man shot in neck, abdomen

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (804)-732-4222.

Psychotherapist at Virginia children’s hospital indicted on sex crimes

Herschel “Mickey” Harden, 72, of Williamsburg, was indicted Wednesday on two felony counts of object sexual penetration.

Court delayed as new attorney takes over Lynch case

The case against a Montpelier man accused of having a sexual relationship with a young teenager is again being delayed, this time due to a change of counsel.

  Police make arrest in connection to homicide at Richmond store

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

4 arrested after group robs Chesterfield business, leads police on 50-mile chase

Four people were injured after a police chase started in Chesterfield and ended in Prince George.

Football coach found guilty of assaulting player in locker room

A New Kent County football coach has been found guilty of assaulting a player in a locker room.

Virginia doctor indicted on patient sexual abuse charges

The Bristol Herald-Courier reports a grand jury indicted 47-year-old Shannon Michael Finch on charges of forcible sodomy, attempted forcible sodomy and sexual battery on Monday.

Case of Louisa teen charged in murder of elderly neighbor heading to grand jury

The case of a Louisa teen charged in the murder of elderly neighbor is heading to the grand jury.

Virginia Tech, VMI at center of two federal lawsuits for alleged hazing incidents

Two prestigious Virginia military training programs are at the center of federal lawsuits for alleged hazing incidents.

  ‘I knew it was him, he was there:’ Lyft driver recalls carjacking

A Lyft driver says she fought for her life when two passengers robbed and carjacked her Friday night.

ICE arrests woman charged with child sex crimes in Virginia

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, along with Enforcement and Removal Operations, has arrested a woman after she was released by the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail despite a detainer, officials say.

  Police: Teen with toy guns shot by man during robbery

A Good Samaritan stepped in to help the victim of theft in Spotsylvania County, ending with a 17-year-old suspect shot.

Police searching for man accused of groping woman at Target

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (540) 373-3122.

Police search for woman suspected of shoplifting at Carytown store

Officers were called around 4:10 p.m. on Jan. 19 to Zest Clothing & Co. on West Cary Street.

Charlottesville man charged in connection with dangerous chase in Greene Co.

A Charlottesville man is facing multiple charges after the Greene County Sheriff’s Office says he led deputies on a dangerous chase.

  ‘That was my hero’: Parents mourn 3-year-old shot, killed in Richmond

The parents of a 3-year-old boy shot while playing outside of his home, say they feel they are living in a nightmare, while also thanking the community for honoring their son.