Henrico

Missing 13-year-old boy found safe

He was wearing a white T-shirt, red shorts, tan shoes and carrying a white and black backpack.

  ‘I’m excited’: Central Va. swimmers qualify for 2020 U.S. Olympic trials

Henrico County school crossing guard retires after nearly 50 years

Woman, man injured in four-vehicle crash on I-64

Bridge repairs close Route 5 in Henrico County

  Suspect wearing shirt with bird silhouette wanted in robbery

  Japanese restaurant has more than 20 violations in recent inspection

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  Investigation underway after man found dead in creek

Summer food service for student locations announced

  Family thanks Henrico firefighters who helped deliver their baby

  Harry Potter-inspired point system keeps students engaged all year

Gregory takes Dem. nomination for Henrico sheriff

  New road under construction at Dorey Park ahead of Red, White and Lights event

  More than a dozen geese hit, killed in Henrico

Police said more than a dozen Canada geese were hit and killed in Henrico on Sunday.

Credit union to swap some $20 bills for $50 bills

The exchange will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 13. You do not need to be a member of Henrico FCU to win.

Lawsuit filed against Colortree following abrupt closure

The lawsuit claims Colortree did not provide 60 days written notice and failed to pay employees their respective wages, salary, commission, bonuses, accrued holiday pay and accrued vacation for 60 days following their terminations.

  Arrest made in double shooting that injured 5-year-old girl

Police have not released any information about the incident.

Henrico Co. leaders break ground on new cricket field

Smoke alarm saves Henrico family from fire

  Colortree employees frustrated by abrupt closure, lack of paycheck

Veteran’s family seeks help repairing deck for loved one with cancer

Entrapment, critical injuries reported in head-on collision in Mechanicsville

  YouTube implements new rules aimed at protecting minors

$8M autism center breaks ground in Henrico

The facility will serve 96 people at a time from age 5 to 22.

  Soldier from Henrico drowns in swimming accident in Hawaii

The U.S. Army confirmed Tuesday Private Saije Daniel, 21, died as a result of a swimming accident that happened while he was off-duty.

  ‘We need to be united’: Schools wear blue in honor of Va. Beach shooting victims

The call to wear blue came from Virginia Beach City Public Schools Superintendent Aaron Spence.

I-295 South ramp cleared after tractor-trailer overturns

The closure is near Exit 28A in Henrico County.

Henrico Schools holding bus driver job fair

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at Henrico Schools’ website.

  Henrico Co. offers free classes on use of anti-overdose drug

The Henrico County Health Department is partnering with Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services to offer free classes on how to administer the life-saving drug Naloxone, also known as Narcan.

Henrico 8th grader competes in national spelling bee

A Henrico eighth grader has made it past the preliminary round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

  Pedestrian fleeing police struck on I-95

All lanes of I-95 in both directions closed at the 81.5 mile marker for a couple of hours.

Missing Henrico teenager found safe

Owen Dwyer, 16, is considered endangered by Henrico police after leaving his home in the area of Hunton Park Bouleavrd and Abbotts Cross Lane in Glen Allen.

Henrico officers help save lost baby ducks

Police say the ducks were turned over to a wildlife rehabilitation group to be cared for.

  NASCAR to buy racetracks around country, including Richmond Raceway

NASCAR will be gaining control of 15 race tracks across the country, including two in Virginia.

Henrico firefighters rescue cat stuck in car

The cat got stuck behind the dashboard of the vehicle and firefighters were able to pull it to safety, using some “patience and gentle coaching.”

  Taekwondo instructor brings special lesson to students with autism

A Taekwondo instructor is taking the show on the road.

Missing Florida girl found safe

Hailey Files was last seen on foot Monday at 11 a.m. in the area of Broad Street and Gayton Road wearing a purple T-shirt, black pants and a black shoes.

Missing 77-year-old woman found safe

Shirley Coleman was last seen around 5:30 p.m. May 19 in the area of Idlebrook Drive.

Man seriously injured in 2-vehicle crash in Henrico

Crews were called to the scene around 10:09 p.m.

  'My baby is here, that’s all that matters’: Dozens gather in support of 5-year-old girl shot in head

The shooting happened on Byron Street on April 4.

  Firefighters battle garage fire in Henrico

Thankfully, firefighters kept the fire from spreading to the home.

  Person struck, killed by train in Henrico

The incident happened just after 8 p.m. near Old Washington Highway between Mountain Road and the I-295 overpass.

Henrico Police offering $10 rabies vaccinations

Henrico offering $10 rabies vaccinations for pets on May 18.

  ‘They circled me like lions’: Henrico woman, son say dogs threaten their safety

A woman calls for help after she says there is a major problem in her neighborhood off of Mechanicsville Turnpike in Henrico.

  ‘Pianos in Bloom’ exhibit combines music, nature

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has three outdoor piano exhibits on display through May 19 throughout the garden.

  Henrico Fire warning of false solicitation scam

The fire department said it does not collect donations and is advising residents not to give any financial information to someone claiming to represent the department.

  ‘We are One Henrico’: Students, staff show support for Godwin High School

Students and staff at high schools across Henrico wore Mills Godwin colors after hate-filled graffiti was discovered on the side of the building Sunday.

  Henrico approves to study pedestrian, bicyclist safety on Parham Road

"There is nowhere for anyone to walk safely, especially if you are in a mobility assisted device,” said Henrico County Public Works Director Steve Yob. “You have a very difficult time navigating this area.

  Juvenile charged after swastikas spray painted on mailboxes, road signs in Henrico

The vandalisms occurred in the area of North Parham Road and Quioccasin Road.

  2 juveniles charged after ‘concerning’ graffiti found at Henrico school

Henrico Police have arrested to juveniles after graffiti was found at a Henrico County high school.

  ‘Today is about success that comes from opportunity’: Henrico, YMCA break ground on aquatics center

The $10 million facility will help Henrico County's mission to curbing unintentional childhood drowning deaths.

  Community holds vigil after hate graffiti found on school

Dozens of people came together Monday in unity after graffiti and threats were found on a high school.

  Henrico teacher charged with sex crimes involving minor

Leonard Orange has been charged with indecent liberties of a minor by a custodian.

Leader of $30M ‘well-organized’ cigarette smuggling operation sentenced

Ebrahim Saif Alsaidi, 30, was sentenced to 85 years, of which he will serve three years and six months.

Henrico Police plan to honor fallen officers during National Police Week

The Henrico County Police Department plans to honor officers killed in the line of duty with a memorial service.

Henrico police investigating report of threat to school

Students reported that they overheard statements regarding the threat of a shooting Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes on Woodman Road.

  ‘Being a good father is priceless’: Program puts focus on dads’ roles

The Fatherhood Initiative in two areas of Central Virginia helps give dads the tools and support to be successful.

18-year-old accused of strangling another student

Damondre Ricks, 18, was charged with assault, strangulation and disorderly conduct.

Henrico Public Schools name 2019 Gilman Teacher of the Year

Gregory Lyndaker, a history and psychology teacher at Henrico High School, received the honor out of about 4,000 teachers.

YMCA, Henrico Co. to break ground on new aquatics center

The YMCA of Greater Richmond and Henrico County leaders will break ground May 14th on the 21,000-square-foot indoor facility.

  Police: School bus carrying students involved in hit-and-run, driver found

Five students heading to Sandston Elementary School were on board the bus when the crash happened; no injuries were reported.

  Henrico police: ‘No reported stranger abductions’ so far this year

The Henrico Police Department says that anyone should call 911 or 804-501-5000 to report suspicious behavior.

Crews contain business fire at Henrico strip mall

The fire was put out quickly, before it spread to other businesses.

  Crews clean up roughly 75-125 gallons of fuel from spill

Hazmat crews were able to contain the spill that had already traveled 0.8 miles along the ditch into a nearby creek.

  Historic promotion: Henrico names first female Lt. Col.

On May 25th Major Linda Toney will become the first woman in division history to reach the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Henrico man charged with animal cruelty, vandalism

A caller told police their dog was assaulted by Carl D. Townes, 53, of Henrico.

  Second water main break on Lauderdale Drive delays repair

Henrico officials have not released information on when the repair will be finished.

Former Henrico football player accused of sexual battery

Two victims said Jalon Jones assaulted them 30 minutes apart.

2 men wanted in theft of tablets, readers

Jason Tyndall and Vernon Brookshire, Sr. are wanted on outstanding warrants for larceny and embezzlement.

4 displaced by house fire in Henrico

All occupants of the home were able to get out safely.

  Finding Brittany Williams: 7-year-old with AIDS still missing after 19 years

It's been 19 years since a 7-year-old girl in Henrico, diagnosed with AIDS, somehow disappeared. Nearly two decades later, no one has ever been charged in the disappearance of Brittany Williams.

  Sandston staple to close after more than 50 years in business

Pope’s Bait & Tackle will close Sunday, May 5 at 4 p.m.

  Construction to begin on Holladay Elementary expansion this fall

The new construction project is set to begin in the fall and will take a few years.

Missing 67-year-old man found

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 501-5000.

  Police join in high schoolers’ basketball game, win

Video of the game was posted to social media, showing the officers laughing and playing along with the students, and draining some buckets.

  ‘You just have to show up’: Teen takes a stand against hate

A Henrico teenager is working to build bridges of understanding through diversity education.

  Hit-and-run suspect charged in I-95 crash that injured tow truck driver

A wrecker driver was assisting a disabled RV on the right shoulder of the road when he was struck by a vehicle.

Henrico County’s longest-serving employee set to retire after 73 years

Henrico County honored 91-year-old Elvin Cosby as its longest-serving employee before he officially retires on April 30.

Expo to help disabled residents learn more about voting process

he Virginia Department of Elections (ELECT) will host the Voters with Disabilities Engagement Expo on April 30.

Henrico man with limited speech found safe

Henrico police say Jervelle Dixon has been safely located.

  Interfaith prayer service held in Henrico following Sri Lanka bombings

As new violence sparks in Sri Lanka following those deadly Easter Sunday church bombings, people closer to home are praying for peace.