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  • Questions remain on Redskins’ economic benefit to Richmond

    WASHINGTON — As the Washington Redskins begin training camp in Richmond on Thursday, at least two state senators wonder if the team is holding up its end of the deal for taxpayer dollars. The deal…

  • Sheriff: 1 of 3 recent Richmond jail deaths was natural

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond Sheriff C.T. Woody Jr. says one of three recent inmate deaths at the city jail was due to natural causes. But Woody tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1flxuEM ) that the…

  • Plane runs off Richmond airport taxiway; no injuries

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Southwest Airlines says one of its planes veered off the taxiway after landing at Richmond International Airport. The airline says in a statement that Flight 4636 was transitioning to the gate…

  • $1.75M updates to Greater Richmond bus stop signs moves on

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials say the Greater Richmond Transit Company is moving forward with a $1.75 million project that will update signs marking bus stops along the company’s routes. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1HpEHNN) reports…

  • Richmond’s cobblestone project done in preparation for race

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A cobblestone restoration project that’s part of a multimillion dollar effort to prepare Richmond for an international bike race in September has been completed. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1eIl3SZ) reports the city…

  • School board member convicted of passing stopped school bus

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond School Board member has been found guilty of passing a stopped school bus last month outside the Amelia Street School, which serves students with disabilities. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1JTynPr…

  • Blood-testing company asks court to set procedures for sale

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Blood-testing company Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. has asked a bankruptcy court to set procedures for a sale. The Richmond-based company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on June 7 in U.S. Bankruptcy…

  • Bus fire on I-95 north creates massive backup

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Interstate 95 north of Richmond is a route to avoid. The Virginia Department of Transportation says a bus fire has caused a 16-mile traffic backup in Caroline County. Virginia State Police…

  • State investigating the cause of cloudy water at Bryan Park

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s environmental agency is investigating the cause of cloudy water in Bryan Park in North Richmond. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1FCLZJC ) the state Department of Environmental Quality sent an inspector…

  • Richmond police find bodies of man, woman in burned car

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond police investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a burned car say they have found no evidence of foul play. Police on Thursday identified the victims…

  • Woman cited after gun found in bag at Virginia airport

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police have cited a Greene County woman after a loaded handgun was found in a carry-on bag at Richmond International Airport. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said Friday that officers detected…

  • 1 killed, 1 wounded following shooting at apartment complex

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A shooting in the parking lot of a Southside Richmond apartment complex left one man dead and another wounded. Multiple news sources report the incident occurred Sunday evening. Richmond Police spokesman…

  • Moving day for early 19th century Va.-made carriage

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An early 19th century carriage made in Staunton is going on a wild ride in Richmond. Workers at the Virginia Historical Society are moving the high-style carriage Friday from one side…

  • 17-year-old given 30 years in prison after murder conviction

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond teenager convicted of the murder in the death of an 8-year-old has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1KOaCYT ) reports the 17-year-old was sentenced…

  • Ex-sailor says he confessed to end grueling interrogation

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former sailor testified Thursday that he falsely confessed to a 1997 rape and murder because he wanted the 11 hours of grueling interrogation by aggressive police detectives to end. “I…