Midday open thread: Ranks of millionaires rise, Virginia Klan buffs its image, body ink soars
Here's a way to volunteer right now that both helps people and has a political impact, by Ian Reifowitz The number of U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more, excluding primary residence, rose to 9.63 million in 2013, according to a new report from Spectrem Group, a consulting and research firm.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Anti-Marijuana Legalization Conference to be Held at VCU
A conference focusing on marijuana is being held in Richmond Thursday and Friday at the VCU Student Commons.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
PHOTOS: Chesterfield Hunts Vandals
Chesterfield County, VA _ Chesterfield Police have released video surveillance photos of four suspects in the burglary and vandalism that occurred at the old Clover Hill High School on Saturday March 8. Police were called to the building at 13900 Hull Street Road just before 9:00 a.m. Saturday.
Chesterfield County Proposes $770 Million Budget
Chesterfield County unveils its proposed budget and most of the money will go toward schools and law enforcement.
AUDIO: Wood Stove Fire
Chesterfield County, VA _ Chesterfield Firemen say two people are fortunate after an early morning house fire in the 2500 block of Lancers Boulevard off Walmsley.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Chesterfield meals tax failure gives some 'voters remorse'
But in Chesterfield, county leaders have proposed doing something they haven't done in over 25 years: raise property taxes.
An ABC 8News investigation that began with a viewer tip revealed that a man charged with safely transporting children to and from school is actually putting kids' health at risk.
Virginia public schools superintendent to retire
Wright was appointed by Gov. Tim Kaine in 2008 and was reappointed by Gov. Bob McDonnell in 2010.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
If You Are on the Right, 1st and 4th Amendments Don't Apply
A federal court has dismissed a civil rights lawsuit filed by The Rutherford Institute on behalf of a decorated Marine veteran from Virginia.
Police: Woman broke into cars during Chesterfield basketball games
Police released photos of a woman wanted for breaking into and stealing credit cards from vehicles parked outside Clover Hill Elementary School in Chesterfield County.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Families First hosts Diaper Drive in Chesterfield/Colonial Heights
Diapers take a nice chunk of change out of bank accounts. That's why the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Families First is doing something to help ease the financial burden of first-time parents.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Reward Offered for Information on Chesterfield New Year's Day Attack
A $5,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to an arrest in a New Year's Day robbery.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
130 jobs leaving Hopewell
JAMES PEACEMAKER JR./HOPEWELL NEWS/NEWS-PATRIOT Evonik plans to move 130 people out of its offices on Sixth Street in Hopewell to Chesterfield.
12 Years a Host
A memoir inspired by science fiction authors Richard Matheson, Margaret Atwood, Ann Leckie, Kazuo Ishiguro and state Sen. Steve Martin, a Chesterfield County Republican who referred to pregnant women as a "child's host, " in a Facebook post that he says was intended as sarcasm.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Judge tosses lawsuit by veteran who was detained
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Chesterfield County man who was detained in a psychiatric facility after posting anti-government messages on Facebook.
Man deemed unfit for trial in Va. trooper's death
A Chesterfield County man has been declared mentally incompetent to stand trial for the shooting death of a Virginia state trooper.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Construction begins in March on Medlinea s new distribution center in Chesterfield
Construction on Chesterfield County's newest distribution center, a 404,000-square-foot project, gets underway in March.
Company expansion means 50 new jobs in Chesterfield
German-based chemical company Evonik Industries decided to expand its business into Chesterfield County, according to Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Notice of Appeal in Va. Gay Marriage Ruling Filed
A second clerk plans to appeal a federal judge's ruling that declares the state's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Chesterfield has waiting list for a Project Lifesavera bracelet
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -A simple watch like device that transmits a signal can help locate missing persons with Alzheimer's or autism, but in some cities and counties there can be a wait.