Crime

  City leaders address citizens’ concerns of violence in Hopewell

Hopewell city leaders are calling on citizens to report any crimes they see in their neighborhoods after recent violence in the city.

Man charged in relation to 2 burglaries in Henrico

  ‘Someone knows something’: Dog shot at close range, killed in Richmond

RPS elementary teacher, minister arrested on federal child porn charges

Arrest made in shooting death of man near elementary school

‘Person of interest’ in custody in shooting death of Richmond firefighter

Man charged in ‘deliberate and brutal’ Hull Street shooting

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Richmond police investigating apartment complex shooting

Police: Woman shoots gun during 'altercation’ in Target parking lot

Chesterfield 7-Eleven robbed for second time in one week

  Sheriff: Man charged with murder after killing 65-year-old with hammer

Man accused of supporting ISIS through bomb-making video

Trial dates set for SEAL, Marine charged in soldier’s death

Man charged with attempted murder after Thanksgiving double shooting

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a Thanksgiving double shooting.

2 charged in connection to death of teen shot near school

A teenager is dead after being shot near a school in Spotsylvania County on Wednesday.

Man charged with larceny after victim tries to buy iPhone

A man has been charged with larceny after taking the money and an iPhone a man was trying to buy.

Driver charged with DUI after two-vehicle crash

Officers were told by witnesses that one of the drivers left the scene on foot along Stillman Parkway towards Broad Street.

Ashland police issue warning about counterfeit money

  Caught on Camera: Man robs Dollar General on Thanksgiving Day

Postal worker shot by inspector at Virginia post office

  Postal inspectors urging community to be alert for package thieves

  Football coach arrested for allegedly assaulting player in locker room

Police recover more than 500 pills from Va. high school student

  Caught on camera: Two suspects steal handguns, electronics out of unlocked vehicles

The video shows two suspects holding flashlights and searching through vehicles.

  'Stop all of it’: Richmond leaders work to end violence in city

City leaders in Richmond are working hard to put an end to the recent gun violence after 14 people have been injured in 12 shootings since Thanksgiving Night.

Foster mom caught intentionally pouring hot cocoa on baby, says she ‘doesn’t remember’

What initially seemed like an accident ended with a foster mom facing criminal charges.

Police: Va. teacher charged after holding girl upside down by ankles

Agyeman is charged with assault and battery.

  Richmond school adds extra security during dismissal after student threat

Richmond police said the department is investigating after a student made a verbal threat.

WANTED: Police searching for second suspect, persons of interest in Mother’s Day murder

Chesterfield County police are looking for a second suspect and two persons of interest in a murder that happened on Mother’s Day.

Police: Man with large knife robs Hopewell business

Officers responded at approximately 4:45 p.m. Tuesday to Approved Cash Title Loan at 104 Cavalier Square for a reported robbery.

Police investigating robbery at Chesterfield 7-Eleven

Police are investigating a robbery that happened at a Chesterfield County 7-Eleven early Wednesday morning.

Man shot in Richmond is city’s 12th shooting since Thanksgiving

According to police, the victim told them he had been shot in the city’s Whitcomb Court community.

  Richmond leaders call for peace after 11 shootings injure 13 people, kill 3

City leaders are calling for the recent gun violence in the City of Richmond to end. This comes after 11 shooting left three dead and another 13 injured.

Stolen memorial bench from church causes Va. family heartache

"It was just like reopening the grief. You know you heal from grief a little bit at a time but that, it's just brought it all back to the whole family," said Terry Tucker.

Dog inside duffel bag found abandoned in Hopewell

Hopewell Animal Services is asking for any information regarding a dog being abandoned inside a duffel bag.

On This Day: Child abductor identified by clothing, showing advancement of forensics

On Dec. 3, 1989, a 5-year-old girl disappeared from a Christmas party in Fairfax, but how detectives were able to make the arrest of Caleb Hughes showed how advanced forensics had become.

  Doorbell cameras aid police in solving theft cases

The devices give police instantaneous information, that would normally be a multi-step process.

Man recovering after being shot in leg

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (804) 541-2284 or Crimesolvers at (804) 541-2202.

  ‘The bad people shot mommy’: Richmond Fire Lt. shielded 5-year-old son from gunfire that killed her

Lt. Ashley Berry's father was surrounded by members of the Richmond Fire Department, as he revealed that his daughter shielded her five-year-old son from the bullets. Lt. Berry and her son were standing on Sunnyside Avenue in Hopewell, after celebrating Thanksgiving, when she was shot.

Hopewell police search for masked armed robber

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (804) 541-2284 or Crimesolvers at (804) 541-2202.

  Hermitage football coach reinstated after being sentenced to 2 months in jail

Chesterfield police said Bedwell, used school purchase orders at L.C. Bird to buy approximately $5,000 of equipment that he took with him when his employment ended.

Navy veteran recalls his encounter with DC Snipers

After 27 years in the Navy, Harley Peterson couldn’t help but evaluate a passing car as he would an unfamiliar ship cruising past his own off the coast of Vietnam or in the Atlantic.

Police identify person killed in Petersburg double shooting

Officers are investigating in the 800 block of McKenzie Street.

Police: 4 Floridians arrested in Henrico, may be members of the South American Theft Group

On November 22 police were called to the 11000 block of W. Broad Street around 3 p.m. for a reported larceny.

  Police search for group who stole thousands of dollars from gaming machine

Richmond police are looking for five people caught on video tampering with a gaming machine.

Chesterfield police search for man after armed robbery at gas station

Chesterfield police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at a gas station.

Police asking for help finding men who broke into Richmond business

Richmond police are asking for help identifying two men caught on camera breaking into a business early Monday morning.

Reward for information regarding stolen Confederate flags increases

The Harrisonburg Police Department continues to investigate the thefts of the flags.

Man injured in Gilpin Court shooting

An adult male was shot in the 1200 block of St. John Street in Richmond.

Sheriff’s Office: Murder suspect Brown captured crawling from attic

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has provided updated information about the capture of murder suspect Michael Brown.

Man sentenced to 104 months in prison for role in armed robbery

Devin Walcott, 21, and two others robbed a 7-Eleven on Cary Street in Richmond.

Police identify man found shot to death near elementary school

Police responded to the 3100 block of Midlothian Turnpike around 11:05 p.m. Saturday for a reported shooting.

  Horse recovering after being shot; Sheriff’s office investigating as animal cruelty

Anyone with information should call the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 804-365-6140 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Crime Solvers looking for information after vehicle struck with gunfire

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve a shooting.

WANTED: Suspect evades Chesterfield police after car chase

Police attempted to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop. Officers say a pursuit continued into Petersburg.

Man shot in leg outside Taco Bar in Richmond

Police have not named or arrested any suspects in the shooting.

Hanover deputies searching for burglary suspect

The suspect stole chainsaws from the business valued at over $5,400

Bullet holes found in Chesterfield apartment building

Officers were called to the Belmont Hills Apartments for reports of a shots fired into an apartment just before midnight Sunday.

Police identify victim killed in Richmond double shooting

Richmond Police responded to a shooting early Thursday morning on the city’s east end

  ‘Scripture Ashley lived by’: Family of Richmond Fire Lieutenant killed in Hopewell shooting releases statement, Bible verse

Lt. Ashley Berry had been a firefighter for the last 8 years. She was recently promoted to work in the fire marshal’s office.

Woman dodges gunfire after shots fired into Chesterfield apartment

A woman in Chesterfield called police after she said someone shot into her home off the 2800 hundred block of Camberwell Road, around 7:30 p.m.

Hopewell Fire Department honors slain Richmond Fire Lieutenant

Crews placed a thin red line bearing Lt. Ashley Berry’s name 'End of Watch 11-29-19′ across the City of Hopewell seal on their emergency vehicles Saturday.

Police searching for suspects after shots are fired into Chesterfield home

The incident occurred in the 6200 block of Manuel Court.

Man fighting for life after Richmond shooting

A man is fighting for his life following a shooting in Richmond.

Man arrested after armed robbery in park

A man is arrested and charged after a K-9 unit tracked him down following an armed robbery.

Police: Man seriously injured after accidental shooting in Chesterfield

Chesterfield Police are investigating a shooting in the 8600 block of Branchs Woods Lane.

Richmond police need your help identifying suspect in hit and run

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to locating the man they say hit and injured two people before leaving the scene.

Police arrest man accused of 3 Richmond robberies

Police are looking for a man they believe is connected to three overnight robberies in Richmond.

  Reward offered for information on ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect in 2 robberies

The FBI’s Richmond Division is offering a reward for information leading the arrested of a man accused in two armed robberies.

Charges set aside for 1 of 2 men accused in death of 1-year-old girl

Charges against one of two men charged with the shooting death of a one-year-old girl have been set aside.

  Henrico woman charged with murder, accused of killing her husband

The suspect told dispatchers she had been involved in multiple domestic disputes with the victim.

  Marine deserter accused of killing mother’s boyfriend in Virginia arrested

The suspect in the murder of his mother’s boyfriend in Franklin County has been arrested.

Two men rob Waffle House customers with gun, box cutter

Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Waffle House in Chesterfield.

Virginia police searching for man wanted for rape

Virginia police are asking for help locating a man wanted for rape.

Caught on Camera: Hopewell police look for suspects in home invasion

The home invasion occurred on Nov. 27 at approximately 1:10 a.m on the 1900 block of Old Iron Road.

Police make quick arrest after man robs Richmond Family Dollar at knifepoint

The suspect was arrested about one hour later, police said.

  Man charged after gun ‘accidentally discharged’ at Walmart, leading to large police presence

A large police presence was reported outside the Walmart in Chattanooga Plaza on Tuesday afternoon.

  New partnership launched to battle human trafficking

Collaborative effort will focus on juvenile victims.

Bad actor: Virginia man sentenced for using movie money

A Virginia man who bought electronics with movie prop $100 bills has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison

Man charged with sex crimes with child under 13

Redmond is being held at Northern Neck Regional Jail without bond.

Caught on Camera: Thieves steal $800 worth of items from Walmart

Police need help to find two people caught on camera shoplifting from Walmart.