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August 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has declined to prosecute former FBI Director and Richmond Federal Prosecutor James Comey over his handling of a series of memos he wrote that documented personal interactions with President Donald Trump, a person familiar...
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A Virginia man with a prior hate crime conviction has been sentenced to almost 30 years in prison for beating an 80-year-old black man in a wheelchair to death. (iStock / Getty Images Plus/Rattankun Thongbun)
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July 24, 2019 - 10:59 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man with a prior hate crime conviction has been sentenced to almost 30 years in prison for the fatal beating of an 80-year-old black man in a wheelchair. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 44-year-old Michael Kevin McReynolds received his murder sentence Tuesday for...
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July 22, 2019 - 1:45 pm
Richmond, VA _ Richmond police are investigating following the discovery of a man who appeared to have been shot in the parking lot of the Lowe's in the 1600 block of West Broad Street. Police were called to the scene around 12:30 p.m. Monday and found the man suffering from a gunshot wound. The...
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July 19, 2019 - 5:21 pm
Richmond, VA _ The Richmond Police Department has arrested an RPD officer for domestic assault. Ernest Ford, Jr., 40, of the 2500 block of Q Street, has been charged with: Felony Strangulation Felony Abduction Domestic Simple Assault The charges were brought as the result of an incident between...
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July 10, 2019 - 2:22 pm
All-Star week in RVA continued at The Diamond Tuesday night with the Eastern League Home Run Derby, featuring the Eastern League's finest and local Virginia celebrities. The derby was scored using a point system in which a ball that rolled to the wall was worth five points, a ball hit off the wall...
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July 02, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The Richmond City Council voted Monday to pass a proposal from Mayor Levar Stoney to ban the carrying of guns in government buildings, parks and community facilities, according to ABC 8News . The proposal will only go into effect if the General Assembly passes a bill allowing local governments to...
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July 01, 2019 - 5:05 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond woman was sentenced today to two years in prison for her role in a conspiracy to defraud the City of Hopewell of funds intended for at-risk school children, and filing false tax returns. According to court documents, Jamillah Karriem, 45, was employed by the City of...
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June 27, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced Wednesday that City of Richmond Interim Police Chief William Smith would remain permanently in that position, according to ABC 8News . Stoney made the announcement at a press conference at Richmond Police headquarters. BREAKING: Richmond Mayor @LevarStoney has...
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June 26, 2019 - 1:51 pm
RICHMOND, Va. ( www.newsradiowrva.com ) - Showtime is looking to cast locals in non-speaking parts as extras in its series "The Good Lord Bird." There will be an open casting call from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 at Capitol Ale House, 623 E. Main St. in Downtown Richmond. "The Good...
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June 26, 2019 - 8:22 am
Richmond, VA (Newsradio 1140WRVA.com) -- UPDATE: Richmond Police Chief William Smith says they know who the suspect is and have warrants out on him. Richmond Police are asking for help in a deadly hit and run in Shockoe Bottom near the Farmer's Market. Richmond Police spokesperson Chelsea Rarrick...
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