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Mother’s powerful plea 5 years after Brendon Mackey killed by celebratory gunfire

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — This Fourth of July marks five years since 7-year-old Brendon Mackey was killed by celebratory gunfire. The Chesterfield child collapsed while walking with his father to see the fireworks show at Brandermill’s Sunday Park. 1,252 more words


Shorts Banned? They'll Wear Skirts Instead!

A group of sixth-form students were sent home for wearing skirts after being banned from wearing shorts in class.

Eckington School in Derbyshire has a dress code of “casual business” which does not permit boys to wear shorts, but girls are allowed to wear skirts. 219 more words

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Residents want property owner held accountable over poor living conditions: ‘They should be arrested’

RICHMOND, Va. — Just minutes after Cheryl Brown sat down with CBS 6 to talk about the problems at her apartment complex, she was taken away in an ambulance. 814 more words


Petersburg detectives release new details in hopes of solving 13-year-old cold case

PETERSBURG, Va. – It’s been more than a decade since 18-year-old DeAndre Jovon Thomas was shot to death in a Petersburg backyard.

Nearly 13 years later, a new team of detectives have been tasked with trying to finally crack the cold case from October of 2005. 944 more words


How Henrico is helping woman trafficked to West End motel for sex

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — You could say Brittni Crabill needs Giovanni, as much as Giovanni needs Brittni.

“He knows when I’m upset, he just wants to cuddle,” Crabill said. 749 more words