Local News

John Reid, Newsradio WRVA
January 13, 2018 - 12:45 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Governor Ralph Northam officially became Virginia's 73rd Governor at approximately 12:30 Saturday afternoon. Northam succeeds Terry McAuliffe, under whom Northam served as Lieutenant Governor. In his inauguration speech, Northam kept to mostly big picture themes for...
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Road Closures
January 12, 2018 - 1:11 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Virginia Capitol Police are warning people that heading downtown Saturday will be a hassle. Several roads will be closed for the Inaugural Parade, which will be larger than normal because the entire VMI Corps of Cadets will be marhing. Governor-elect Ralph Northam is...
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Governor McAuliffe
(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 10, 2018 - 10:15 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Governor Terry McAuliffe used his final State of the Commonwealth speech to highlights his accomplishments over the past four years, something common for speeches given by Governors as they are heading out the door. The Democrat stressed economic development wins, as...
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Jeff Katz
January 10, 2018 - 4:38 pm
Our honoree for December's Blue Friday is ​Sgt. Robert Lenhart of the Virginia State University Police Department!
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House of Delegates
Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 10, 2018 - 11:22 am
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) - The House of Delegates has started the 2018 session with a 51-49 majority, this after the Richmond Federal Appeals Court declined a request to not seat Stafford Republican Bob Thomas. Thomas won a tight election over Democratic challenger Joshua Cole, in an election in...
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roads and snow
Matthew Demlein, WRVA
January 09, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – For the second straight day, a Richmond water main has burst over I-95, causing water to cascade onto the interstate. The water led to backups and accidents in the area near the Hermitage Road overpass. This follows Monday's break at the Broad Street overpass. Richmond...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 09, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – The General Assembly returns to Richmond Wednesday, albeit with a House of Delegates that has just a two person GOP majority, compared to a nearly veto-proof one last year. The session will gavel in at noon, where that majority is expected to elect Colonial Heights...
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snow
Matt Demlein, WRVA
January 04, 2018 - 4:02 pm
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the 2600 block of Mistwood Forest Drive at about 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4. Police said a juvenile female was sledding down a driveway when she slid into the path of Toyota...
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winner picked
Matthew Demlein, WRVa
January 04, 2018 - 11:13 am
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – Incumbent Republican David Yancey is the winner of the 94th House District out of Newport News. The name was drawn out of a bowl this morning here in Richmond, after a recount left both candidates tied at 11,608 votes. Democratic Challenger Shelly Simonds is expected...
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January 04, 2018 - 9:11 am
Richmond, VA ( 1140wrva.com ) – The Richmond area received more snow than originally forecasted. NBC12 Meteorologist Andrew Frieden says the Richmond-area received around three inches of snow. All the major school districts in the area have closed school for today. State Police, meanwhile, say in...
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