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Shooter of Hanover teen burglary suspect gets no jail time; listen to 911 calls

RICHMOND, Va. — Dominique T. Clark, the 34-year-old 82nd Airborne veteran who fatally shot a 16-year-old who had been part of a group breaking into a relative’s car in South Richmond in February, will likely serve no time and will pay a $2,500 fine. 638 more words


HOLMBERG: A new house in the middle of a Richmond park?

RICHMOND, Va. — Oregon Hill, historically, is known as one of the scrappiest neighborhoods in Richmond.

For much of its life, it was all white and largely populated by Irish immigrants who manned the city’s police and fire stations, or the penitentiary that once sat across US Route 1 there (which is a street called Belvidere that edges the Hill). 435 more words


HOLMBERG: If you want to freak out about Ebola, help those in the hot zone

RICHMOND, Va. — For several weeks I’ve been cringing as I watched and read news reports about the – gasp! – EBOLA OUTBREAK. I knew what would follow. 572 more words


20 years ago: Gilpin Court Massacre in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. — October 14, 1994. 9:30 a.m. The Gilpin Court housing project. 1008 St. James Street, apartment C.

Christopher “Pops” Goins, a 20-year-old crack dealer from New York City, pretty much wiped out an entire family with a Glock .45 caliber pistol. 289 more words


HOLMBERG: What's up with the humans barking at Barker Field?

HOLMBERG- On Tuesday Richmond Police rolled five-deep on Barker Field, Richmond’s busiest dog park, “where a dog can be a dog.”

They were called in because of human snarling over one of the two-legged regulars bringing in his 9-year-old daughter. 598 more words

Mark Holmberg Reports

HOLMBERG: What made this Richmond man kill his little boy, the mom and friend, then himself?

RICHMOND, Va. — At least in the new day since Traymont Burton killed himself and four others at his mother’s house on Roanoke Street in South Richmond, no one is offering a solid explanation of why he ambushed them Wednesday evening. 640 more words


HOLMBERG: Not all missing persons cases are created equal

RICHMOND, Va. — Don’t feel bad if your don’t recognize Joy Schultz’s name or her face. She not young – she’s 51 – and she’s not a photogenic co-ed at a state university. 1,339 more words

Mark Holmberg Reports