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  • Community development grant awarded in Va.

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia has awarded $300,000 in community development funding to a regional alliance in the southern part of the state. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said the grant is being awarded to the Virginia…

  • Man charged after double slaying in Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been charged in the slayings of two people in Richmond. Police say Rashard S. Cutler faces a charge of conspiracy to commit murder. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports…

  • Man cited for having gun at Richmond airport

    nrpr RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond International Airport police have cited a Chesterfield County man who brought a loaded gun past a security checkpoint. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration says TSA officers staffing a checkpoint…

  • Police say 4 killed in Richmond murder-suicide

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond police say three adults and a child have been killed in an apparent murder-suicide. Police tell media outlets that investigators believe a man shot two women and a young boy,…

  • Charge upgraded against Va. teen in boy’s slaying

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond grand jury has upgraded a murder charge against a teenager accused of killing an 8-year-old boy. Media outlets report that the grand jury indicted 16-year-old Mairese J. Washington on…

  • Cannonball with fuse found at Richmond battlefield

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The National Park Service says a cannonball found at a Richmond battlefield might have been used by Confederate soldiers as an improvised grenade. The 12-pound cannonball had an intact fuse. It…

  • Va. man receives life sentence for mom’s slaying

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of his mother in Richmond. Prosecutors say 45-year-old Ronnie Samuel Cook stabbed 78-year-old Emma Bell Cook in the chest…

  • Richmond’s J.E.B Stuart monument vandalized

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond police are searching for whoever spray-painted graffiti on the city’s J.E.B. Stuart monument. Police tell media outlets that someone spray-painted an expletive followed by “work” on the monument honoring the…

  • Filming held in Richmond for ‘On The Wing’

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An independent family film starring television veterans Corbin Bernsen and Shirley Jones is being shot this week in Richmond. “On The Wing” is about a boy who fights a U.S. senator’s…

  • Pats and Skins finish joint training

    On the final day before their preseason game in Landover, the Redskins had a light practice against the Patriots in Richmond.

  • Is Redskins camp bringing promised boost to Richmond?

    The Governor and city\’s mayor tout the economic infusion, but locals give mixed reviews on how much training camp is really helping.

  • Va. woman admits to concealing stepsister’s body

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A woman has admitted helping cover up the slaying of her stepsister in Richmond. Forty-year-old Yvette Hairston pleaded guilty Wednesday in Richmond Circuit Court to concealing a dead body. The Richmond…

  • Ex-governor’s corruption trial focuses on marriage

    LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple’s marriage and the former first lady’s “crush”…

  • Richmond man makes plea deal in woman’s death

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond man has agreed to plead guilty in the slaying of a woman during an argument. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1rR30Nx) reports Jamarr R. Hursey agreed to a deal Friday in…

  • Virginia cities, D.C. top list of happiest metro areas

    Virginians may be grinning ear-to-ear after two cities in the
    commonwealth topped a list of the nation\’s happiest metropolitan areas.