17 hrs ago
E-cigarette biz is red hot
A new electronic cigarette shop that opened up across the road from Southpark Mall this summer has seen growing support from the surrounding community, and offers a flavorful alternative to smoking cigarettes without the smoke or contaminants. Avail Vapor, a Richmond-based e-cigarette retail store, opened up a location in Colonial Heights at 1082 Temple Ave. toward the end of July.
21 hrs ago
Worker fends off robber with mop
A would-be robber has been thwarted by a gas station employee with a mop last week. Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob the Exxon at 15740 Woods Edge Road, between Colonial Heights and Chester, at about 3:35 a.m. on Thursday, Sept.
Former prison guard is charged
A former Riverside Regional Jail employee has been charged for having a sexual relationship with a prisoner, according to court records. David Allen Meade, Jr., 25, of Petersburg, was indicted in Colonial Heights Circuit Court for the carnal knowledge of a probationer or inmate in the Department of Corrections by a corrections employee, as indicated by court documents.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Former city inspector charged with embezzling
A former Colonial Heights building inspector has been charged with the felony embezzlement of city funds over the course of several years. Kevin Joyce, 58, of Orange Avenue, was indicted on Sept.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Woman Shot By Officer Charged with Attempting to Kill Policeman
Following a police pursuit in Colonial Heights on August 24, a South Carolina woman has been charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer. Melissa D. Alexander, 43, of Jackson, South Carolina, was driving the car which was involved in the police pursuit on August 24. When she stopped the car at a dead end near Southpark Mall, she got out of the car and threatened a Colonial Heights police officer with a handgun.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Former Inspector Arrested On Embezzlement Charges
A former inspector for the City of Colonial Heights is now under arrest and out of a job after police say he has been embezzling funds. 58-year-old Kevin Joyce was indicted by a grand jury in the city on one count of embezzlement.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
List of Richmond-area elected officials previously indicted
Following the historic conviction of former governor Robert McDonnell, on federal corruption charges, CBS 6 took a look back at other leaders who have a record. Going back to 1978, there is Raymond Royall, a Richmond city councilman who faked his death in a boating accident.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Swift Creek Mill Theatre to Present See How they Run, 9/18-10/25
Galloping in and out of the four doors of an English vicarage are an American actor and actress, a cockney maid who has seen too many American movies, an old maid who "touches alcohol for the first time in her life", four men in clerical garb one of whom is an escaped prisoner, and a sedate Bishop aghast at all these goings-on. You'll laugh til it hurts.
Man gets stuck in kitchen ceiling when bathroom floor collapses
A man suffered minor injuries when the floor of his apartment collapsed early Thursday morning. The man was using the bathroom upstairs when the floor gave way and his leg fell through.
Crews hit gas line in Norfolk neighborhood
The line was broken in the 8300 block of Old Ocean View Road in the Colonial Heights neighborhood around 7:40 a.m. Thursday. "An exclusion zone has been established and hose lines have been deployed as a precautionary measure," said Battalion Chief Julian Williamson told WVEC.com.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Colonial Heights Firefighters Extinguish House Fire
Fire crews in Colonial Heights were able to safely put out a house fire in the city late Tuesday evening.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Woman shot by cop is from out of state
The female driver who was shot multiple times by a Colonial Heights police officer on Sunday is a 43-year-old woman from South Carolina, according to the Virginia State Police.
Colonial Heights High adds food options
With Colonial Heights schools preparing to begin next week and federal mandates creating more stringent nutritional regulations in public schools, students will be given several new healthy, alternative meal options including a fresh meal bistro at the high school and goat pizza at the middle school.
Over 5,000 Without Power in Colonial Heights, Petersburg
Dominion Virginia Power says that more than 5,000 are without power this morning in the Colonial Heights and Petersburg area.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
New details released after police shoot woman in Colonial Heights
Police released two new details about the shooting of a woman in Colonial Heights .
Felon gets 2 years after trip to gun range
A Colonial Heights felon will serve a mandatory two years in prison because he used a shotgun at an outdoor firing range in Charles City.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Couple pulls up from church; discovers back yard is part of crime scene
The suspect shot by a Colonial Heights police officer after refusing to drop her weapon after leading officer on a chase Sunday is in critical but stable condition at VCU Medical Center.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
State police investigate officer involved shooting in Colonial Heights
According to the Colonial Heights Police Department, around 11:30a.m., an officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Transgender woman says guard ordered her out of South Park Mall
A transgender woman says she was insulted and told to leave Southpark Mall in Colonial Heights because of how she looked.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Armada Hoffler Properties completes acquisition of Colonial Heights retail center
The Virginia-Beach based commercial real estate investment trust said Wednesday that company acquired a 100 percent interest in Dimmock Square in exchange for approximately 990,000 of operating partnership units and about $10 million of cash.