The man charged in connection with the death of a Richmond child and the sexual assault of another has had his trial date set.According to court documents, 16-year-old Mairese Washington will have a jury trial in Richmond court on November 17 through 18.Washington was charged with one count of second-degree murder, malicious wounding, and strangulation for his part in the May 1 death of 8-year-old Cobb and the sexual assault of Cobb's 12-year-old sister.The suspect was back in court earlier t... More>>
The water is safe to drink in Hopewell following an incident with chemicals at a water treatment center in the city.According to city officials, there was an incident at the facility where some chemicals came into contact with each other, these chemicals were not suppose to interact with each other.Officials stressed that nothing was ever released into the water and that the water is perfectly safe to drink.Copyright 2014 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond More>>
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he has decided to present it to a grand jury. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case.Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin ... More>>
Herring says the lawsuit is necessary because banks committed fraud against Virginia taxpayers during the height of the real estate bubble.
Richmond and Chesterfield will announce which schools in its districts are fully accredited today. This comes after Henrico County schools announced that more than 40% of the county's schools will likely be denied full accreditation this year. School accreditation is based on standards of learning or SOL scores.Statewide, those scores have dropped dramatically over the past couple of years, as the department of education increased the difficulty of the exams.Director of Communications for Hen... More>>
Two adults are dead this morning after a double shooting in the south side of the city overnight. More>>
Tuesday marks one year since Aaron Alexis went on a shooting rampage inside the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 people before being shot dead by police. Maryland congressman Steny Hoyer is scheduled to speak at today's event to honor the victims, survivors and their families, including three of Hoyer's constituents who were killed. Alexis, a former U.S. Navy reservist, was a 34-year-old information technology employee with a defense contractor, used a valid pass to get into the highly secure... More>>
The nation's top military officer opened the door slightly today to the possibility of American troops accompanying Iraqi forces on the battlefield against ISIS if needed. More>>
Joey Trevino, 37, was on a fishing trip with his uncle and two friends when their 25-foot boat sank in the rocky waters off the Gulf of Mexico Saturday. More>>
A Petersburg Deputy fire marshal facing charges is due in court Tuesday.
Governor Terry McAuliffe and Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones announced a state grant Tuesday to go to a Scott's Addition grocery store.
President Obama plans to unveil today an expanded the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst outbreak of the disease in history.Obama, who has called the outbreak a national security priority, will outline new steps to address the crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.According to senior administration officials, the ramped up military effort centers on command and control, logistics, training and engineering support.With the... More>>
Three foreign troops were killed in a suicide attack near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, authorities said, with the Taliban claiming responsibility for the attack. More>>