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‘It was like a roller coaster,’ says texting teen who crashed into pole

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A year after Virginia toughened its texting while driving laws, officers are struggling with enforcing it.

“It’s a very difficult law to enforce. 613 more words


This looks like a nice place!

Last week I rode around with Ben to look at some available commercial properties. It really helps having a friend in the Chesterfield County Economic Development Department that also has a vested interest in craft beer! 158 more words

Manhunt underway in Matoaca after suspects lead police on chase

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A manhunt is underway in Matoaca for two suspects who led police on a chase before jumping out of a car and running off on foot Sunday evening. 147 more words


What to do if severe weather hits while you're camping

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Within minutes, the deadly tornado that ripped through an Eastern Shore campground Thursday morning caused massive destruction and devastation.

The powerful storm also has campers here at Pocahontas State Park concerned — and thinking about safety. 408 more words


Lightning strike sparks fire, burns hymnals at Swift Creek Baptist Church

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A lightning strike or power surge from a strike sparked a fire Thursday evening at Swift Creek Baptist Church, according to Chesterfield Fire spokesman Lt. 229 more words


Dead fish spotted in Swift Creek after tanker truck spill

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va.  – An  tanker truck overturned on Interstate 95 southbound just south of Exit 58, at approximately 6:00 a.m. Thursday.

The truck was carrying approximately 7,500 gallons of gasoline and 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel, said Lt. 280 more words