Local News

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 09, 2018 - 1:54 pm
Chesterfield, VA (1140wrva.com) – The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating the death of an unidentified male whose body was discovered in the area of the 4800 block of Ridgedale Parkway on May 8th. At about 6:40 p.m. on May 8, police responded to a report that a body had been...
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dreamstime
May 09, 2018 - 1:27 pm
WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) - Police in northern Virginia say a man found dead in a burning vehicle earlier this year was abducted and murdered by four MS-13 gang members. Prince William County police said in a news release Wednesday that the victim has been identified as 25-year-old Santos Arquimidis...
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dreamstime
May 08, 2018 - 1:33 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A Baltimore Ku Klux Klan leader has pleaded no contest to firing a gun during a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last summer. Court records show Richard W. Preston entered the plea Tuesday. He was charged with discharging a firearm within 1,000 feet of...
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(Dreamstime)
May 08, 2018 - 11:55 am
Henrico, VA (1140wrva.com) – Henrico police have recovered a vehicle that was stolen from them. Police say one of their unmarked vehicles was taken from a location on Woodman Road, home of the county's Maintenance and Operations Department. Police says there were no weapons in the vehicle, and...
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May 07, 2018 - 2:32 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court has blocked a lawsuit against the Baltimore state's attorney filed by officers who say she maliciously prosecuted them in the death of a black man who suffered a fatal spinal injury in custody. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday reversed a...
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May 07, 2018 - 2:09 pm
EASTVILLE, Va. (AP) — State police say a man is being treated for injuries sustained when the small aircraft he was piloting crashed in Virginia.   A news release Monday from Virginia State Police spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Anaya says the ultralight personal aircraft crashed in Northampton County...
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dreamstime
May 07, 2018 - 1:42 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia is changing its policies for outside people or groups that want to meet outdoors on the campus to speak, make announcements or distribute literature.   The Washington Post reports the changes come nine months after a white nationalist rally in...
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May 07, 2018 - 12:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Department of Transportation is again urging owners of vehicles with defective Takata air bags to seek repairs immediately. The agency singled out Ford Rangers and Mazda B-Series trucks from 2006, which are under a "do not drive" warning. The agency said Monday that it is "...
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(Chesterfield Police)
May 07, 2018 - 10:34 am
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – Chesterfield Police have arrested and charged a former Chesterfield County Public Schools teacher with two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child in a custodial relationship. Craig Nixon, 50, was arrested on May 4, 2018. Police said Nixon, while a teacher at...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 07, 2018 - 9:50 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A commission studying what to do with Richmond's Confederate monuments has scheduled two public meetings to get additional community input. The meetings will be held Thursday and Saturday, May 19. A press release from Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney's office says the meetings will...
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