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Richmond Police Department
January 14, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Richmond Police Department has arrested Irvin Bowles, 34, of the 1200 block of Decatur Street on charges related to a homicide that occurred in November of last year on Decatur Street. Bowles was indicted last week for first degree murder and use of a cutting instrument in...
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January 12, 2019 - 6:41 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Richmond Police Department is investigating a shooting death that occurred Friday evening in the City’s Whitcomb Court area. At approximately 7:29 pm, officers were called to the 2400 block of Carmine St for the report of gunfire in area. When law enforcement personnel...
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December 20, 2018 - 11:51 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials have held ground-breaking ceremonies for three new schools in Richmond. Mayor Levar Stoney, schools Superintendent Jason Kamras and other city officials broke ground Wednesday on two new elementary schools and one new middle school. Stoney said the schools' designs...
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December 19, 2018 - 12:11 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia air pollution panel is delaying a vote on a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The board voted 3-1 Wednesday to allow additional public comment on a proposed permit for a compressor station in a historic African-American community west of Richmond. The...
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Capital City Partners LLC
December 18, 2018 - 8:52 am
Richmond, VA (Newsradio 1140wrva.com) -- It was a packed chamber as Richmond City Council took up a proposal to establish a commission to review the $1.4 billion plan to replace the aging Coliseum and redevelop some 20 acres in downtown. Council heard from both sides of the issue, but in the end...
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Capital City Partners LLC
December 04, 2018 - 9:15 am
Richmond, VA (Newsradio 1140wrva.com) -- Richmond city council votes to appoint a commission to study a $1.4 billion plan to replace the aging Coliseum and build apartments and a hotel on some 20 acres in downtown. Mayor Levar Stoney has endorsed the plan but not submitted a proposal for council to...
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FBI
November 21, 2018 - 10:21 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The special agent in charge of the FBI's Richmond division is retiring from the bureau and going to work for Virginia's largest electric utility. Adam Lee has worked for the FBI for 22 years and headed the Richmond division since 2014. Lee led the FBI's public corruption...
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November 19, 2018 - 2:21 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A registered sex offender charged in the fatal shooting of two people and an attempted rape inside a low-income senior complex in Detroit has been arrested in Virginia.   Detroit police said Monday that 69-year-old James Fleming surrendered to authorities in Richmond around midnight...
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October 30, 2018 - 11:33 am
Richmond, VA (Newsradio 1140wrva.com) -- Organizers are expecting hundreds to attend a vigil in Richmond Tuesday night to honor the 11 people killed in a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday. The interfaith service at the Weinstein Jewish Community Center at 5403 Monument Ave begins...
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October 11, 2018 - 12:51 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The City of Richmond has received the highest score in the state for its initiatives to support LGBTQ communities. Mayor Levar Stoney said that out of 11 municipalities rated by the Human Rights Commission in 2018, Richmond received the highest Municipal Equality Index score...
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