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March 07, 2018 - 4:31 pm
Hanover, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – A Hanover woman, struck by a car while walking in the Kings Charter Neighborhood last month, has died. Suzanne O'Donnell was struck in the early morning hours on February 27th, and died Wednesday. Hanover Sheriff's deputies have not filed any charges at this point...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 06, 2018 - 4:45 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The State Senate has passed a bill aimed at preventing so-called "sanctuary cities" despite veto promises from Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam. The GOP-controlled Senate voted Tuesday to approve legislation that would ban localities from restricting the enforcement of federal...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 05, 2018 - 4:08 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – Tensions have continued on the floor of the House of Delegates for a second straight session day. Multiple African-American Delegates rose to criticize a speech by Delegate Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper), who blamed social ills for gun violence, and suggested Democrats were...
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Chesterfield Fire
Matt Demlein, WRVA
March 05, 2018 - 3:38 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – The strong, persistent winds from the Nor'easter this past weekend led to over 100 wildfires in the Commonwealth. The largest, at 300 acres, was just up the road in Caroline County. There was also a wildfire in Chesterfield County. State Forestry Spokeswoman Michelle...
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March 05, 2018 - 3:21 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Dominion Energy expects to have most of its remaining outages restored by this evening. However, Spokeswoman Janelle Hancock says there may be a few outages that are not restored until tomorrow, following Friday's Nor'easter winds. Nearly 700,000 Dominion customers...
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March 02, 2018 - 1:02 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — High winds are causing damage, injuries, power outages, school and work closures and traffic problems across Virginia. A Chester boy, Anthony Hamilton, 6, was killed after a tree fell on his home. Four Mechanicsville kids were also trapped, but uninjured, when a tree fell on...
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March 01, 2018 - 4:57 pm
Middlesex, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – The Middlesex County Sheriff's Office says it has found the body of a missing woman who disappeared from her own front yard. The body of Terrilynn St. John was found with the help of Alvin Keyser, 23, who is now charged with her murder, and concealment of her body...
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March 01, 2018 - 3:07 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – Shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force attempted to stop a 2017 Honda Civic traveling on Interstate 64 at Glenside Drive in Henrico County. The Fugitive Task Force had identified the driver of the vehicle as Timothy M. Gray, 40,...
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March 01, 2018 - 9:36 am
Midlothian, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – The Chesterfield County Fire Marshal’s Office and Police Department have arrested Daniel J. Adkins, 18, of Midlothian, for recent suspicious fires in the Midlothian area. Adkins was charged with two counts of arson related to the Millcrest Terrace house fire and...
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February 28, 2018 - 3:52 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – Richmond could see winds in excess of 35 miles per hour Thursday night into Friday. The winds will be the result of a Nor'easter that will form off the coast. Heavier winds are expected in western and southeastern Virginia, where wind speeds could surpass 50 miles per...
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