13 hrs ago
CH School Board set to get new member
For Dr. Krishan Agrawal, a Virginia State University professor of 45 years with a Ph.D. in mathematics and computer science, running for the Colonial Heights School Board is a matter of giving back to the community he has lived in for more than four decades.
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17 hrs ago
Man gets 18 months for child porn
A Chesterfield man will serve 18 months in prison after child pornography was found on a game system he sold.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
SUV rolls away from car wash, knocks out power at courthouse
Power was knocked out at the Colonial Heights courthouse Wednesday afternoon after a SUV hit a utility box near the building.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Colonial Heights project advances
Early plans have been approved to develop a nearly 60,000-square-foot office building on the south end of the Boulevard in Colonial Heights.
Suspect who jumped off Va. bridge still missing
Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller tells The Progress-Index that the agency's Search and Recovery Team conducted a grid search under and around the bridge.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Suspect jumps off Va. bridge, search continues
A Virginia State Police team is searching the Appomattox River for a suspect who jumped off a bridge during a chase.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Massive Search: Police chase suspect leaps from bridge into Appomattox River
A massive search is underway after a police chase ended when a suspect leaped from a bridge into from the Appomattox River Friday evening.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Police say shop fire was arson
A recent fire in Colonial Heights has been ruled as arson. On June 26 around 4:15 a.m., a patrolling police officer called in a report of smoke coming from Wamsley's Tire & Auto Center located on the 3500 block of Boulevard.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Fireworks from War Museum. Courtesy of Manasvi Thangavelu
What a card we've landed this year, with the Independence Day falling on a Friday! Cheers to a three-day weekend full of opportunities all around the metro-Richmond area to see a explosions of color in the sky.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
$5000 reward being offered for info on suspected Colonial Heights auto shop arson
A new reward is now being offered for tips on who could be behind the suspected arson of a Colonial Heights auto shop.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Local couple to star on TV show
A couple from Colonial Heights will be featured on a reality show this weekend for a sexual experience that sent them to the emergency room.
Auto shop burns in Colonial Heights
An automotive center on the north end of the Boulevard in Colonial Heights burned down early Thursday morning.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Colonial Heights man shot after robbers take chocolate milk, DVD rental
A man was shot in the abdomen during a robbery in Colonial Heights early Tuesday morning.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Suspect arrested in connection to rash of Colonial Heights burglaries
Billy Thomas Matthis, 34, was arrested and charged with the burglary and assault of an employee at an automotive shop.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Twitter user gives clues to find cash
An anonymous Twitter account is hiding cash-filled envelopes in remote locations in Colonial Heights and posting clues through social media for people to seek out the money.
Soldier ran toward sound of gunshots
After an attempted robbery left an elderly man with gunshot wounds, a Fort Lee Soldier quickly came to help the victim and provided first aid until the paramedics got to the scene.
PG man missing
Police are asking the community for help in the search for a Prince George man who has been missing for a week.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Falling train debris closes Boulevard in Colonial Heights
A mile-long stretch of the Boulevard in Colonial Heights was shutdown after debris fell onto the road from a passing train.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Veteran continues to serve
When James Althouse smiled from behind the podium on Thursday evening as the new commander of the American Legion Post 284, he was not only elated to be elected for the role, but he was dedicated to educating the community and mending a certain disconnect that exists between veterans and their community.
Colonial Heights High School Class of 2014
An hour before the 2014 commencement was due to start for the Colonial Heights High School seniors, mother nature capped an afternoon full of showers with a deluge that knocked down trees, soaked the bleachers, and flooded the football field.