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May 29, 2018 - 4:42 am
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - NBC12 meteorologist Andrew Frieden says Alberto will bring us tropical humidity, and the possibility of some heavy downpours, over the next three days. From the AP : Forecasters warn Alberto, a still-menacing depression after its Memorial Day landfall on the Gulf Coast, is...
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May 29, 2018 - 3:08 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican Congressman Thomas Garrett of Virginia announced Monday that he will no longer seek re-election, saying he needs to work on recovering from alcoholism and renewing his commitment to his family. Garrett made the announcement in a video recorded at the state Capitol in...
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May 28, 2018 - 7:21 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - One person is dead and a hit and run investigation is underway in Henrico County. Police report a person was walking around 9:30pm Sunday night when the incident occurred on Brook Rd near Hilliard Rd. Cops are looking for a white work van with a silver bumper in relation to...
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May 28, 2018 - 6:34 am
Richmond (WRVA) - Hanover Fire and EMS called out to a house fire Sunday. The fire breaking out at a home in the 7400 block of Atlee Rd. One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. It took around 2 hours for crews to bring the fire under control. The American Red Cross is helping the...
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May 28, 2018 - 5:56 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - 2 people have died after being found unresponsive in a swimming pool at an apartment complex in Chesterfield County. Around 5:20pm Sunday(5/27/18) people at the Chesterfield Village Apartments noticed a child and an adult woman in the community pool who were in need of help...
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May 26, 2018 - 11:50 am
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - A tractor trailer accident causes issues on Interstate 295 and Interstate 64 Saturday Morning. First reponders called around 7:30am to the exit ramp (exit 28A) from I295 South to I64 East. According to State Police the semi-truck entered the curve in the exit ramp and the...
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May 26, 2018 - 10:24 am
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - A double shooting in Richmond's Northside community. Police were called to the 2300 block of Cliff Avenue (near E. Brookland Park Blvd) around 10:30pm Friday night. When officers arrived they found a man and a woman both suffering from gunshot wounds. The two shooting victims...
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May 25, 2018 - 4:47 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Charlottesville city council has voted not to renew City Manager Maurice Jones' contract past its Dec. 7 expiration. Jones issued a statement Friday saying he has been honored to serve the community, including eight years as city manager. Jones described...
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May 25, 2018 - 4:33 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia officials say equipment problems at a state laboratory may have resulted in false results for almost 200 people tested for tuberculosis. Officials said Friday that they have notified affected health care providers of the problem recently identified by the Division of...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 25, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - Richmond Police have released Officer Michael Nyantaki's body cam video, taken May 14th, of the officer-involved shooting of Marcus-David Peters on I-95. Peters died in the hours following the shooting. The incident began when Peters, naked, left the Jefferson Hotel where...
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