Henrico

  Double absentee ballots accidentally sent to some Henrico voters

Employees in the Henrico County Registrar’s Office are working to notify roughly 100 voters after they were sent double absentee ballots.

Kroger Mid-Atlantic moving division office to Henrico

Henrico library celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with online children’s books

Henrico police: Missing woman found safely

Henrico library launching true crime podcast discussion group

Police: Man in critical condition following shooting in Henrico

  ‘That was divine intervention’: Henrico man helps rescue trooper assaulted during traffic stop

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Henrico officer plays football with children

Father sentenced in Henrico child neglect case

VSP: Richmond man arrested after punching trooper in face

Police search for robbery suspect last seen riding away on bike

  Patient files $5 million negligence lawsuit against Allison Breast Center, doctor

  Some Henrico students to return to limited in-person learning

Police search for man suspected of shoplifting

Henrico police are searching for a man suspected of shoplifting.

Police: 1 killed, suspect arrested following shooting in Henrico

Anyone with information is asked to call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers 804-780-1000.

Henrico school leaders continue to monitor COVID-19 trends

Henrico County Public Schools continues to monitor COVID-19 trends when it comes to making decisions about the potential for in-person learning.

  Richmond-area American Red Cross deploys to help with wildfire and hurricane disaster relief

The Richmond-area American Red Cross needs more people to send across the country, but also to respond here in the Richmond area.

  Henrico’s first Black police chief is sworn-in

  ‘We need to gain trust': New Henrico Co. Chief of Police focused on moving division forward

Goochland accepting deputy sheriff applications

  NASCAR driver Joey Gase honoring Richmond man on his #51 Donate Life Virginia Ford Cup Car

  Police received tip days before woman’s body, car were found in Henrico cornfield

Police: 1 taken to hospital following shooting in Henrico

  New program offers stable housing for RPS students and families

Over the next year, Richmond Public Schools and Housing Families First want to help 130 students move from motel rooms or living in a car into stable housing.

Henrico Kroger location to hold pet adoption event

Kroger will be holding a pet adoption event at one of its Henrico locations.

Police ask for help identifying credit card theft suspect

Henrico police are asking for the public’s help to identify a credit card theft suspect.

Police: Man facing gun-related charges after shots fired

Henrico police said a man is facing gun-related charges after shots were fired.

Additional $2.6M in funding to help with emergency housing in Central Va.

U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger announced Wednesday an additional $2.6 million in CARES Act funding to help with emergency housing assistance in Henrico and Chesterfield counties.

Henrico County’s new aquatics center set to open

Henrico County is giving a first look at the inside of the new 21,000 square foot Henrico Aquatics Rec Center and the Health Department East Clinic on North Laburnum Avenue.

Henrico Board of Supervisors votes for $17 million to go to Henrico schools

About $15 million will go to school needs such as personal protective equipment (PPE) and temporary staffing.

  ‘Cool to experience something new’: Students in Henrico kick of first nine weeks of learning online

Henrico County Public Schools spokesman Andy Jenks said they have not had any major issues when it comes to technology used during virtual learning.

  Absentee voting in Virginia and what you need to know before Election Day

If that is how you plan to vote, you will need an absentee ballot application request form. You can pick it up at your local voter registrar’s office or have them mail it to you right now.

Police: Henrico man killed in wheelchair while trying to cross street

Officers said the light for the vehicle was green as the person in the wheelchair was struck by the vehicle.

Infant, adult killed in 2-vehicle crash in Henrico identified

Police are investigating after an infant and adult were killed in a three-vehicle crash in Henrico County on Monday.

Virginia Repertory Theatre offering free, outdoor shows of ’Harriet Tubman’

The Virginia Repertory Theatre is offering two days of free and outdoor performances of “Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.”

  Central Virginia voter registrars put out call for younger poll workers ahead of Election Day

They desperately need poll workers, but the traditional candidates for the job may have to sit this unprecedented election out."

  VIDEO: Henrico educators cover ‘Rockstar’ ahead of virtual school year

Administrators at L. Douglas Wilder Middle School in Henrico are getting students ready for the virtual school year with a rap cover of “Rockstar” by rapper DaBaby!

  Back to Learning: Faculty, staff make last minute preps for virtual start of 2020 school year

Henrico County teachers have familiarized themselves with the online system and worked on meeting students in unique ways, according to HCPS.

Henrico Schools making meals available to students two ways this fall

Henrico County Public Schools is making free meals available to students in two different ways while students are learning virtually.

  Central Virginia voter registrars address concerns, challenges with General Assembly changes to election

Between mandatory intelligent mail barcodes on absentee envelopes to finding the right drop boxes, those in charge of this year's unprecedented presidential election say they need answers to get things ready in time.

Police warn residents of on-going Social Security scam

Henrico police are warning residents to be aware of an on-going Social Security scam.

Henrico police identify woman whose remains were found in July

On July 21, officers were called to a property in the 2200 block of Charles City Road near Klocker Road and Charles City for remains found. At the time, the Medical Examiner’s Office was working to identify the victim and determine the cause of death.

Road in Henrico closed due to tar spill from crash

Henrico County says a road has closed due to tar being spilled from a vehicle crash.

2 Central Va. men win big playing Virginia Lottery

Two men in Central Virginia have reason to celebrate after winning big with the Virginia Lottery.

Henrico Schools to offer live Q&A sessions to help families with virtual learning

Henrico County Public Schools will offer a series of virtual learning “Help Chats” to help families with understanding the concepts and technologies behind the division’s virtual learning this fall.

Man transported to hospital after reported shooting in Henrico

One man was transported to the hospital after a reported shooting in Henrico.

Police reunite family with boy found wandering alone

Boy was originally seen walking alone on Dabbs House Road.

Central Virginia teen surprised with Harlem Globetrotters jersey on TODAY show

A Glen Allen teenager was surprised with a Harlem Globetrotters jersey for his 16th birthday on the TODAY show.

  Volunteers hand out 20,000 COVID care kits across Henrico

Dozens of volunteers were busy the last two days dropping off 20,000 COVID care kits to citizens across the County.

Employee tests positive for COVID-19 after distributing laptops in Henrico

An employee who participated in Chromebook distribution in Henrico has tested positive for COVID-19.

Henrico police continue to investigate drowning of young girl at Hadad Lake

Detectives are asking for videos or photos people may have on the day of the drowning

Dominion Energy donates school supplies, care kits to Henrico teachers

Dominion Energy volunteers, along with Capital One, McGuireWoods Consulting and Guardian Insurance, will be donating school supplies and care kits to Henrico County teachers.

  Henrico police investigating road rage shooting along Mechanicsville Turnpike

Police are investigating a road rage shooting along the Mechanicsville Turnpike.

Henrico Schools adopts new, more inclusive nondiscrimination policies

Henrico County Public Schools has adopted new and more inclusive nondiscrimination policies for the school division.

  Henrico church collecting headphones, earbuds for students

“They said one of the biggest needs right now was 1,000 headphones and earbuds,” said Hannah Bryn, Minister of Community Discipleship & Youth, Discovery UMC.

Henrico police continue to investigate 2007 murder at motel

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

School leaders in Henrico to discuss role of resource officers

School leaders in Henrico will be discussing the role of school resource officers in a school board meeting today.

VSP continues to seek information in I-64 shooting that injured woman

Virginia State Police continues to seek information in connection to a shooting that happened along Interstate 64 in Henrico, leaving a woman seriously injured.

Overdose Task Force to provide Naloxone training, distribution around Richmond area

Richmond’s Overdose Task Force will be giving Naloxone training and distribute it throughout the area in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day.

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital partners with blanket program to support newborns, families

HCA Henrico Doctors’ Hospital has partnered with Lovevolve in designing LOVE swaddles for newborns.

  ‘I beg for you to come forward’: Mother still searching for answers in son’s 1991 murder

Marshall Ray Butler, 16, was found dead in his Ford pickup at the I-64 west off-ramp to Mechanicsville Turnpike on August 23, 1991.

HCPS partners to offer child care for essential workers, working families

Henrico County Public Schools partners will offer limited in-school child care this fall to essential workers and working families who need it when virtual learning starts this fall.

Man accused of firing shots at Henrico officer charged with attempted capital murder

A man accused of firing shots at a Henrico police officer has been charged with attempted capital murder.

Children’s Museum permanently closing Short Pump location

The Children’s Museum of Richmond will be permanently closing its Short Pump location by the end of August.

Brookland Supervisor holding community meeting over potential Henrico Police review board

The Henrico County Board of Supervisors has been receiving input on the possible creation of a civilian review board.

‘Dollars for Dogs’ fundraiser to benefit Henrico Humane Society

The Henrico Humane Society is participating in the “Dollars for Dogs” online fundraiser once again.

  Henrico Co. partners with LISC Virginia to offer monetary relief for micro-businesses impacted by COVID-19

A micro-business is considered a business with five or fewer employees. Companies in Henrico can apply for the grant through the Henrico County Microenterprise Relief Fund.

Henrico police: Missing 86-year-old man has been found

Henrico police said a missing 86-year-old man has been found.

Henrico offering well water testing

Henrico residents using well or spring water can test their water quality in September.

Henrico nonprofit seeking volunteers to serve as child advocates

A private nonprofit in Henrico is seeking volunteers to work in the court system on behalf of abused or neglected children.

Hydroponic greenhouse opening in Goochland County

In a $17 million dollar investment, a commercial greenhouse is coming to Goochland County.

T-Mobile Customer Experience Center relocating to Henrico, creating up to 500 jobs

The center will be relocated to the former Sam’s Club on Laburnum Avenue.

Man hospitalized after shooting in Henrico

The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. Thursday night on Delmont Street, off of East Laburnum Avenue.

  ‘We’ve had the busiest week’: Flood mitigation crews deal with second surge

As the rain continues to fall, some homes cannot catch a break and the extra rainfall recently has kept flood mitigation and home restoration crews on their toes.

Varina High School closes after 2 employees test positive for COVID-19

Varina High School in Henrico County will be closed through next Monday after two employees tested positive for coronavirus.

Henrico County providing $25,000 grant in support of historic Woodland Cemetery restoration

Henrico County is contributing $25,000 to a local nonprofit organization to support its acquisition of historic Woodland Cemetery and will provide ongoing assistance in fundraising for grounds maintenance.

  Pregnant nurse jumps into action after witnessing crash in Henrico

An off-duty registered nurse was on her way to the grocery store with her mom when she witnessed a terrifying crash on July 27, 2020.

Henrico police search for missing woman who may need medical attention

Henrico police are searching for a missing who they say may be in need of medical attention.

  Admitted KKK leader who drove through crowd of protesters found guilty on multiple charges

An admitted KKK leader who drove through a crowd of protesters in Henrico in June has been found guilty on multiple charges.

DMV reopens another 5 locations, including one in Central Virginia

Another five locations across the state will reopen on Aug. 17.

Missing man with autism found ‘in good health’

Henrico Police say a missing man who has autism and is non-verbal was found “in good health”