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  • Henrico Police swarm home after two contractors mistaken for crooks

    Henrico Police swarm home after two contractors mistaken for crooks

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:44:19 GMT
    A local family is raising concerns about what they call excessive force from Henrico Police. Two contractors were mistaken for crooks breaking into a vacant Princess Road house. Some are now calling the
    A local family is raising concerns about what they call excessive force from Henrico Police. Two contractors were mistaken for crooks breaking into a vacant Princess Road house.
  • Squirrels split doubleheader with New Britain

    Squirrels split doubleheader with New Britain

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:09:31 GMT
    The Richmond Flying Squirrels (71-58) claimed a, 5-3, victory over the New Britain Rock Cats (64-64) as the two teams completed a suspended game from May 22nd at The Diamond on Tuesday night.  However,
    The Richmond Flying Squirrels (71-58) claimed a, 5-3, victory over the New Britain Rock Cats (64-64) as the two teams completed a suspended game from May 22nd at The Diamond on Tuesday night.  However,
  • DeBerry getting comfortable at Atlee

    DeBerry getting comfortable at Atlee

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:23:15 GMT
    Top football prospect Ricky DeBerry transferred from St. Christopher's to Atlee High School last week and suited up with the Raider football team for the first time Monday. DeBerry is one of the top recruits
    Top football prospect Ricky DeBerry transferred from St. Christopher's to Atlee High School last week and suited up with the Raider football team for the first time Monday. DeBerry is one of the top recruits
  • Kenny Williams commits to VCU

    Kenny Williams commits to VCU

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:19:45 GMT
    Rising LC Bird senior Kenny Williams gave his oral commitment to play basketball next fall at VCU. Williams is the No. 93 ranked player in the class of 2015, according to ESPN.  With Williams on board,
    Rising LC Bird senior Kenny Williams gave his oral commitment to play basketball next fall at VCU. Williams is the No. 93 ranked player in the class of 2015, according to ESPN.  With Williams on board,
  • RIR to host post-race party after September Sprint Cup race

    RIR to host post-race party after September Sprint Cup race

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:17:12 GMT
    Richmond International Raceway announced Tuesday that they track will host a post-race party following the Federated Auto Parts 400 on September 6th. After the checkered flag drops, the track will be
    Richmond International Raceway announced Tuesday that they track will host a post-race party following the Federated Auto Parts 400 on September 6th. After the checkered flag drops, the track will be
  • Bob McDonnell's sister takes the stand

    Bob McDonnell's sister takes the stand

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:39:02 GMT
    Just how much financial trouble was the McDonnell family in? As their federal corruption trial continues it appears it depends on who you ask. Today it was the former governor sister- who like his wife-
    Just how much financial trouble was the McDonnell family in? As their federal corruption trial continues it appears it depends on who you ask. Today it was the former governor sister- who like his wife-
  • Chamberlayne Gardens Apts stabber will spend life in prison

    Chamberlayne Gardens Apts stabber will spend life in prison

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:51:25 GMT
    The man found guilty of killing one of two people in a double stabbing will learn his fate Tuesday morning. 50-year-old Benjamin Dancy faces up to life in prison on multiple charges, including murder.
    A man who stabbed two women, killing one, in Richmond will spend the rest of his life in prison.
  • BREAKING

    Plea deal reached in Richmond Christmas Day homicide

    Plea deal reached in Richmond Christmas Day homicide

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:46:10 GMT
    Antwoine Mealey (Source: Richmond Police)Antwoine Mealey (Source: Richmond Police)
    A plea deal has been reached in an East Richmond Christmas Day homicide. Originally charged with first degree murder, prosecutor Kirk Conway now tells us Antwoine Mealey pleaded guilty to second degree
    Originally charged with first degree murder, prosecutor Kirk Conway now tells us Antwoine Mealey pleaded guilty to second degree murder. As part of the deal Mealey will serve six years behind bars and prosecutors decided not to go forward with the gun charges the 23-year-old was also facing.
  • Gas leak prompts evacuation in South Richmond

    Gas leak prompts evacuation in South Richmond

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-08-19 16:09:19 GMT
    A gas leak in Richmond's south side prompted an evacuation from a hotel on Midlothian Turnpike and Erich Road on Tuesday. About 30 people were evacuated from a hotel. Traffic is moving slowly in the area. Copyright
    A gas leak in Richmond's south side prompted an evacuation from a hotel on Midlothian Turnpike and Erich Road on Tuesday.
  • Suspect in West End Starbucks attack incompetent to stand trial

    Suspect in West End Starbucks attack incompetent to stand trial

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:08:34 GMT
    The man accused of brutally beating a Starbucks employee in the West End heads to court Tuesday morning. Worku Asfaw Woldermariam is due in court at 9:30 a.m. He faces multiple charges of malicious wounding. The
    The man accused of brutally beating a Starbucks employee in the West End was expected to be in court Tuesday morning, but the court now says he is incompetent to stand trial.
  • Police searching for South Richmond armed robbery suspects

    Police searching for South Richmond armed robbery suspects

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:09:03 GMT
    Richmond Police are looking for two men after an armed robbery near Hull Street. Officers say a man was walking his dog around 1 a.m. Tuesday when two men, one armed with a gun, approached the victim.
    Officers say a man was walking his dog around 1 a.m. Tuesday when two men, one armed with a gun, approached the victim. They made him go back to his home in the 2700 block of Bainbridge Street, then began ransacking the home.
  • Clinics in Colonial Heights and Petersburg part of data breach

    Clinics in Colonial Heights and Petersburg part of data breach

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:02:46 GMT
    Patients who received care at three Virginia hospitals are at risk of identity fraud following a massive nationwide data breach. Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg, Southern Virginia Regional
    Patients in Petersburg and Colonial Heights are among the 4.5 million medical patients whose personal information was exposed to cyber thieves in a massive national security breach.
  • RPS audit calls for more spending oversight

    RPS audit calls for more spending oversight

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-08-19 04:22:29 GMT
    The Richmond city auditor unveiled several ways that A Richmond Public Schools are losing money. Monday night's findings come as the school district reports it needs $35 million to make critical building
    The Richmond city auditor unveiled several ways that A Richmond Public Schools are losing money. Monday night's findings come as the school district reports it needs $35 million to make critical building repairs.
  • Manchester ready to take the next step

    Manchester ready to take the next step

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:38:30 GMT
    The Manchester football team is itching to get back on the gridiron this fall. The Lancers season ended last year with a 48-47 loss in four overtimes against Douglas Freeman in the playoffs. Manchester
    The Manchester football team is itching to get back on the gridiron this fall. The Lancers season ended last year with a 48-47 loss in four overtimes against Douglas Freeman in the playoffs. Manchester
  • Longtime McDonnell staffer defends former boss on the stand

    Longtime McDonnell staffer defends former boss on the stand

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:39:38 GMT
    Copyright 2014 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved
    Copyright 2014 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved
  • Gaston 10 years later: Could flooding happen again?

    Gaston 10 years later: Could flooding happen again?

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:38:19 GMT
    Copyright 2014 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved
    The city's director of public utilities said there is nothing Richmond could build that would prevent it.
  • Support flows for brothers told to stop singing for Henrico family

    Support flows for brothers told to stop singing for Henrico family

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:08:08 GMT
    When the Johnson brothers learned they couldn't sign on a Henrico street corner to help their parents pay the bills, the community stepped up to help fill the void.
    When the Johnson brothers learned they couldn't sign on a Henrico street corner to help their parents pay the bills, the community stepped up to help fill the void.
  • Mayor: Fixing Richmond schools requires comprehensive approach

    Mayor: Fixing Richmond schools requires comprehensive approach

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:09:02 GMT
    Mayor Dwight Jones urged a comprehensive approach to fixing Richmond schools Monday, as school leaders pressed for $35 million in needed repairs. Mayor Jones agreed the students need proper facilities
    Mayor Dwight Jones urged a comprehensive approach to fixing Richmond schools Monday, as school leaders pressed for $35 million in needed repairs.
  • RFD: No danger from downtown Richmond gas smell

    RFD: No danger from downtown Richmond gas smell

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:19:10 GMT
    A gas smell lingering over downtown Richmond poses no danger to people in the area, according to Richmond Fire officials. The gas smell centered near 7th and Hospital streets downtown is due to a lack
    A gas smell lingering over downtown Richmond poses no danger to people in the area, according to Richmond Fire officials.
  • Culpeper man charged in Spotsylvania armed robbery

    Culpeper man charged in Spotsylvania armed robbery

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:56:06 GMT
    Gary Porter (Source: Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office)Gary Porter (Source: Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office)
    A 46 year old Culpeper man has been arrested, accused in an armed robbery in Spotysylvania County. Deputies say Wednesday the suspect, Gary Porter, approached a register at the Dollar General Store in
    A 46 year old Culpeper man has been arrested, accused in an armed robbery in Spotysylvania County.
  • BREAKING

    Teen charged with murder in Henrico apartment shooting

    Teen charged with murder in Henrico apartment shooting

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:28:22 GMT
    A 19-year-old faces murder firearms charges in connection with a deadly shooting at a Henrico apartment complex earlier this month, according to court records. Officers arrested Logan D. Miles in connection
    A 19-year-old faces murder firearms charges in connection with a deadly shooting at a Henrico apartment complex earlier this month, according to court records.
  • South Richmond neighborhood to get much needed cleanup

    South Richmond neighborhood to get much needed cleanup

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:10:12 GMT
    People living in the neighborhood near Wytheway and Darden Street in south Richmond may soon have a solution to a pollution problem that has spanned more than two years. The Clean City Commission is teaming
    People living in the neighborhood near Wytheway and Darden Street in south Richmond may soon have a solution to a pollution problem that has spanned more than two years.
  • Richmond Captain D's robbed for second time in months

    Richmond Captain D's robbed for second time in months

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:17 AM EDT2014-08-18 11:17:25 GMT
    A Richmond Captain D's Restaurant has been robbed at gunpoint for the second time in less than five months. The restaurant, located in the 7200 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, was hit by a man and woman
    A Richmond Captain D's Restaurant has been robbed at gunpoint for the second time in less than five months.
  • Henrico Firefighters battle early-morning warehouse fire

    Henrico Firefighters battle early-morning warehouse fire

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-08-18 10:53:39 GMT
    © Source: Henrico County, Division of Fire © Source: Henrico County, Division of Fire
    Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a warehouse fire after flames broke out early Monday morning. The fire started around 1:15 a.m. in the 4200 block of Carolina Avenue. When crews arrived
    Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a warehouse fire after flames broke out early Monday morning.
  • Pleas for peace in Ferguson spread to Richmond

    Pleas for peace in Ferguson spread to Richmond

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-08-18 04:39:21 GMT
    Copyright 2014 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved.
    Hundreds of demonstrators converged on the center of Monroe Park Sunday, gathered to remember unarmed teenager Michael Brown and those killed in similar violence.
  • On Your Side Alert: Why banking alert information is limited

    On Your Side Alert: Why banking alert information is limited

    Sunday, August 17 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-18 03:00:19 GMT
    Those fraud alerts you get from your bank can be helpful but what happens when you try to find out more information? Some viewers were not happy after a major bank wouldn't release information about a
    Those fraud alerts you get from your bank can be helpful, but what happens when you try to find out more information? Some viewers were not happy after a major bank wouldn't release information about a possible data breach.
  • Third annual Brew-B-Q featured 15 local craft breweries

    Third annual Brew-B-Q featured 15 local craft breweries

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:58:23 GMT
    Today, folks in Shockoe Bottom got to enjoy few brews with their barbecue. The RVA Brew- B-Q was held at the 17th Street farmer's market. There were plenty options on-hand: smoky, sweet and anything you
    Today, folks in Shockoe Bottom got to enjoy few brews with their barbecue. The RVA Brew- B-Q was held at the 17th Street farmer's market.
  • Steen pulls away from Eagle Classic win

    Steen pulls away from Eagle Classic win

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:33:59 GMT
    Marissa Steen captured her third victory of the season in impressive fashion firing a bogey-free, 6-under, 66 to claim a four shot victory at the Eagle Classic Presented by Bag Boy at Richmond Country
    Marissa Steen captured her third victory of the season in impressive fashion firing a bogey-free, 6-under, 66 to claim a four shot victory at the Eagle Classic Presented by Bag Boy at Richmond Country
  • BREAKING

    Louisa 911 technical problems fixed

    Louisa 911 technical problems fixed

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-08-17 21:24:34 GMT
    The Louisa County Sheriff's Office Communications Center is currently experiencing issues with its 911 lines. Those most affected are Verizon home or business telephone numbers with the (540) 967 exchange.
    911 is available again in Louisa.
  • VA Supreme Court justice reviewing stay of gay marriage ruling

    VA Supreme Court justice reviewing stay of gay marriage ruling

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-08-15 10:44:07 GMT
    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is reviewing an emergency appeal of the same-sex marriage ruling just issued in Virginia. Roberts can either consider the request on his own or ask the full court
    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is reviewing an emergency appeal of the same-sex marriage ruling just issued in Virginia.
  • Henrico schools mull banning 'inappropriate' parents, visitors

    Henrico schools mull banning 'inappropriate' parents, visitors

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:08 AM EDT2014-08-15 10:08:14 GMT
    Should the school principal be allowed to ban parents? Henrico School leaders are debating a new policy that would allow the principal to ban visitors who they feel are being "inappropriate." "It's unbelievable.
    Should the school principal be allowed to ban parents? Henrico School leaders are debating a new policy that would allow the principal to ban visitors who they feel are being "inappropriate."
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