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Juvenile hit, killed while walking in Richmond

Richmond police said a juvenile was hit and killed while walking following a two-vehicle crash.

Police seek information after woman shot inside Richmond restaurant

  Food trucks moving to neighborhoods to stay afloat during pandemic

  Question on Virginia ballot would change how we decide voter districts

Locally-grown oysters offered at pop-up event in Richmond

Register to win $10,000 in cash from Fred Astaire Dance Studios

No meal pickups for RPS students today

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Richmond Fire rescues woman from burning house

Macy’s to hold holiday hiring event, filling over 700 positions in Va.

  'There’s still so much work to be done’: Hundreds gather to celebrate Marcus-David Peters’ birthday

Richmond’s 2020 Cattle Baron’s Ball goes virtual to help fight cancer

  'I didn’t think I was going to make it’: Richmond man narrowly escapes deadly house fire

Homeless Crisis Hotline expands hours due to influx of calls in Richmond

  Richmond Restaurant Week kicks off to benefit FeedMore

Richmond Restaurant Week kicked off Monday to benefit FeedMore.

Missing 67-year-old Richmond man found safe

Richmond police said a missing 67-year-old man has been found safe.

  Blind woman killed in overnight house fire in Richmond

A woman is dead after a fire overnight at a home in Richmond’s southside.

About 150 geese from Byrd Park to be available for adoption

According to the City of Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities (PRCF), about 150 geese from Byrd Park will be available for adoption in the coming weeks.

Woman pleads guilty to assaulting officer during protests outside RPD headquarters

  Race for Richmond Mayor: Spotlight on Levar Stoney

NYT names Lee statue most influential American protest art

  VCU releases spring semester plans and cancels spring break

Catholic Diocese of Richmond pays $6.3M to sex abuse survivors

  Virginia lawmakers reach compromised deal on state budget

Richmond School Board: Who is on the ballot in your district?

With all of the seats up for Richmond City Public Schools Board, here is a look at the candidates who are running to fill the spots.

Police seeking stolen vehicle belonging to Erich Road shooting victim

The victim of a shooting located on Erich Road has been identified.

  Race for Richmond Mayor: Spotlight on Alexsis Rodgers

Alexsis Rodgers wants to bring what she calls meaningful change to the city.

VCU Police: Suspects sought in moped theft

VCU police are looking for suspects involved in a moped theft.

This Week in History: Elizabeth Van Lew - best known for orchestrating the Richmond Underground - was born

At some point this week, in 1818, Elizabeth Van Lew was born in the city that would grow to loathe her loyalty to the Union.

VCU receives million-dollar childcare grant for low-income VCU students

Virginia Commonwealth University received a million-dollar childcare grant for low-income VCU students.

Suspect sought in apartment complex theft in Richmond

Police are looking for a suspect who was involved in a theft at an apartment complex in Richmond.

Ninth-grade RPS student helps design downtown mural

The mural is located at 3rd and Broad and will be officially unveiled on Nov. 6.

No injuries reported in overnight apartment fire

Crews say no injuries were reported in an overnight apartment fire.

  Family of man killed in freak accident seeks funeral assistance

A Richmond family is seeking closure for the loss of their brother who after celebrating 30 days of sobriety was killed in a freak work accident Tuesday.

Man fighting for life after shooting in Richmond

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

  Richmond health officials warn city is seeing increase in COVID-19 exposures

The Richmond Health District is sounding a cautionary alarm about COVID-19 cases in the city.

Meet Violet! Pygmy hippo at Metro Richmond zoo now has a name

The winning name was picked for the Metro Richmond Zoo’s pygmy hippo calf, and her name is Violet!

Public gives feedback on GRTC route extension in The Fan

A public meeting with the community and GRTC was held Wednesday to discuss concerns about a GRTC bus route extension that will go through The Fan neighborhood in the city.

Police Chief Smith creates Richmond Police Department External Advisory Committee

The purpose of the External Advisory Committee is to create a dialogue between Richmond residents and Richmond Police officers.

  Race for Richmond Mayor: Spotlight on Tracey McLean

Tracy McLean may be the underdog in a crowded field, but she says she’s got what it takes to become Richmond’s next mayor.

New radio station playing Christmas music early

The new station features Santa Claus along with his elves, which includes a list of your favorite holiday music.

On This Day: The Women’s Monument is unveiled on Virginia’s State Capitol grounds

On this day in history: Oct. 14, 2019, the Women’s Monument is unveiled on Virginia’s State Capitol grounds.

Police searching for missing man in need of medication

Richmond police are searching for a missing man who is in need of medication.

RPD asks for public’s help in identifying murder victim

On Oct. 11, police were called around 11:37 p.m. to the 100 block of Erich Road.

  Couple delivers groceries to their elderly neighbors in need

On a daily basis, Julio and Minerva Illas drive to neighboring grocery stores and churches to pick up food for senior citizens at the Market Square Apartments.

VDH issues advisory on fish consumption for Upper James River

The Virginia Department of Health has issued an advisory on carp consumption due to elevated polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in carp caught in the Upper James River.

RPS employee working at Richmond Technical Center tests positive for COVID-19

A Richmond City Public Schools employee, who works at the north campus of the Richmond Technical Center, has tested positive for COVID-19.

RPD: Man injured following shooting

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

Break-in, burglary reported at ‘Stoney for RVA’ campaign office

According to the campaign manager of ‘Stoney for RVA’, a break-in and burglary occurred at the campaign office located in Jackson Ward.

  A Moment of Mindfulness: How yoga is helping the community during the pandemic

As the pandemic continues, many people of all ages are turning to yoga, meditation and mindfulness as calming sources, and ways to relieve stress.

  Race for Richmond Mayor: Spotlight on Justin Griffin

Justin Griffin entered the world of politics as part of the opposition to the Navy Hill project. He’s hoping to get your vote in what’s becoming a crowded field for the job.

Real Life opens new outreach center in Richmond’s east end

A non-profit serving people impacted by substance abuse, homelessness and incarceration has opened a new outreach center in Richmond’s east end.

Stoney proposes $500K in surplus funding be allocated to public health needs

The Stoney administration, working with the Richmond City Health District, is proposing that $500,000 of special-purpose reserves from the projected FY2020 budget surplus go to funding public health needs in the city.

  ‘I’m focusing on sunshine': Community supports teacher battling liver disease

Support is pouring in for a Richmond teacher who is need of a new liver. 34-year-old Kendra Butler suffers from, Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) a rare auto immune disorder and her health is quickly declining.

  Race for Richmond Mayor: Spotlight on Kim Gray

Each night this week NBC12 is putting a spotlight on each of the candidates running for Richmond City Mayor.

  Holiday hiring starts now! Check out who has openings in Central Virginia

Now is the time to start applying for seasonal jobs, and the pandemic has brought on a wave of workers needed to fulfill historic numbers of online orders, and disinfect stores and fulfillment facilities.

City of Richmond offering curbside tax relief document pickup for elderly, disabled

The City of Richmond Finance Department will pick up application materials for those interested in applying for the city’s Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled Program.

Seven arrests made after firearms, stolen vehicles seized in Richmond

Richmond police say seven arrests were made after firearms and stolen vehicles were seized in Richmond.

  Owner of Richmond dog shot in drive-by shooting explains decision to surrender

Apollo was shot in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday.

Valentine Museum asking for input on reimagined ‘Lost Cause’ project

A Richmond museum is asking for the public’s input on a “Lost Cause” era project that could include a damaged Confederate statue.

Science Museum of Va. extending ‘Giant Insects’ exhibit

The Science Museum of Virginia is extending its “Giant Insects” exhibit until 2021.

VCUarts to stream virtual-adapted theater production

VCUarts' theatre department is streaming their virtual production, “She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms,” from Oct. 28 to Nov. 6.

  Richmond Folk Festival goes virtual Friday-Sunday | Here’s how to watch

The Richmond Folk Festival will celebrate virtually in place of the 16th annual event that generally attracts tens of thousands to the Richmond area.

Richmond’s ‘Color of COVID’ series to discuss racial disparities in pandemic

The City of Richmond is hosting a series of discussions on racial disparities during COVID-19.

  Vigil held for shooting death of 23-year-old Richmond man

Dozens of grieving family and friends gathered Saturday with blue and red balloons in hand to remember the life of 23-year-old Demarcus Gregory.

Senator to hold in-person discussion with Richmond restaurant owners, examine COVID-19′s impact

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, D-Va., will host a discussion on Monday with local restaurant owners to discuss economic relief from Congress.

Former Richmond city attorney to run for House of Delegates seat

A former assistant attorney for the City of Richmond announced his run for the House of Delegate’s 68th District on Saturday, according to a release.

Vehicle found in N.C. has connection to Richmond homicide

Police have located a vehicle that they believe is connected to a Richmond homicide.

Richmond mayor featured in Joe Biden ad

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney is featured in a national ad campaign that encourages voting and endorses Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden.

On This Day: Gabriel hanged for planned slave rebellion

On this day in history: Oct. 10, 1800, the leader of a slave revolt is hanged at the Richmond gallows.

  'Do the right thing, turn yourself in’: Richmond mother wants son’s killer to come forward

A Richmond mother is sharing her heartache in hopes that someone comes forward with information in the shooting death of her 23-year-old son.

  Officers find burglary suspect stuck in fence hanging upside down

Richmond police say they found a burglary suspect stuck in a fence hanging upside down.

Black Lives Matter renews interest in Richmond’s Black culture and history

The Black Lives Matter movement has helped renew interest in Richmond’s African American culture and history, according to community leaders.

  Youth therapy program expands to more schools in Richmond

Experts say of every three African-Americans who are in need of mental health care, only one is actually receiving it.

  Trader Joe’s new Stony Point location is now open

Trader Joe’s is multiplying in Central Virginia as the grocery store chain opened its second Richmond location in Stony Point.

RPS employee dies after contracting COVID-19

A Richmond Public Schools transportation employee has died after they contracted COVID-19.

Police: Man sought in aggravated assault, shooting

Police are looking for a man they say was involved in an aggravated assault in connection to a shooting.

Police searching for suspect in connection to shooting at Food Lion

Richmond police are asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect in connection to a shooting that happened at a Food Lion.

Police: Suspects sought in assault at taphouse in Richmond

Police say they are looking for suspects involved in an assault that occurred at a taphouse in Richmond.

Two more RPS employees test positive for COVID-19

Richmond Public Schools confirmed two more RPS employees have tested positive for the coronavirus.

A.P. Hill monument vandalized overnight

The A.P. Hill monument was vandalized overnight.

University of Richmond prepares for spring semester

The University of Richmond is preparing for the spring semester and how to handle classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.