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Police: School bus driver backs into parked car in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A school bus driver backed into a parked car Monday morning in the Greenbrier section of the city.

Police tell WAVY.com the accident was reported around 7:30 a.m.  62 more words


Grass fire ignites massive 8-car blaze in Cullman

CULLMAN, Ala. (WIAT) — Firefighters from multiple agencies battled a large fire Friday afternoon in Cullman after a grass fire got out of control and spread to eight vehicles behind the Shadix Motors facility. 116 more words


Police looking for persons of interest in Blackwell shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police are looking for two persons of interest in connection to a shooting in Blackwell on Sunday, Feb. 12.

According to Richmond Police, around 4:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a person shot at the intersection of East 20th Street and Albany Avenue. 165 more words


Hidden History: Richmond native and black newspaper editor fought for freedom

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A Richmond native and courageous black newspaper editor believed in the freedom and power of the press. His name was John Mitchell Jr. 360 more words

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3 charged with drug and weapon offenses after hit-and-run on MLK bridge

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) — Three subjects were charged with drug and weapon offenses on Tuesday after a hit-and-run accident that occurred on the MLK bridge on the Boulevard Tuesday. 295 more words


Henrico bondsman charged with trading bail for sex strikes plea deal

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The trial of a Henrico bail bondsman, Vladimir Tarabay, accused of trading bail for sex came to an abrupt end with a plea agreement on Wednesday. 206 more words


Sustainable packaging technology company expanding in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that TemperPack will expand it’s headquarters and manufacturing operation in Richmond on Wednesday.

TemperPack is a manufacturer of sustainable packing technology for perishable goods and will invest $2 million to expand their headquarters and operation, creating 23 new jobs. 420 more words