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  1. Petersburg police searching for driver that fled after striking pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Officers were dispatched to Halifax Street near S. Market Street at around 8:20 p.m. for a hit and run involving a pedestrian. The victim of the hit and run was transported to VCU Medical Center, police say, where he has been hospitalized in the Critical Care Unit.

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  2. Petersburg Police utilizing new tactic for leadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    PETERSBURG, Va. - Petersburg Police are taking to social media with a plea to the public to help them find the man who "We are looking for help from the public to identify who the subject is," Lt.

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  3. 2 arrested after woman attacked, robbed in HopewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police said they were called to the 1900 block of Warren Avenue at around 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, in response to a woman screaming for assistance. When officers arrived, they found a female victim who was bleeding heavily from the head and face.

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  4. 2 sought in connection with recent Petersburg homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Petersburg Police are searching for Dejuan Latel Roy and Dante Aaron Dennis in connection with a homicide that took place on April 3, in the Pin Oaks Apartment Complex. Both men have outstanding felony warrants relating to the homicide.

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  5. Va. lawmakers tour schools in effort to improve safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The 21 lawmakers -- 11 Republicans and 10 Democrats -- have been tasked with reviewing state and local policy on school safety and making recommendations for consideration by the General Assembly during the 2019 Session. The committee will not discuss issues related to guns or broader behavioral health policy that are being considered by other commissions or standing committees.

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  6. School-based health center in the works in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Petersburg City and Schools Partnership with the United Way is working to put a health center in one of the schools in the area. City and health leaders have been talking about this project for more than six months, and hope to have the center up and running in August of 2019.

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  7. Late night shooting leaves Petersburg man deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police responded to a call for a person shot. When they arrived on W. Washington St., they found an adult male dead with multiple gunshot wounds.

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  8. Petersburg Rev: 'The Church's heart always bleeds when we see such acts of violence'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Following a deadly shooting in Petersburg, members of the faith community want to make sure people don't become numb to violence in the city. "The Church's heart and the faith community's heart always bleeds when we hear and see such acts of violence," said Rev.

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  9. 1 dead, another critically injured in Petersburg shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Petersburg police responded to the shooting call just after 8:30 p.m. at Pin Oaks Apartments, which is near Robert E. Lee Elementary School. At the scene, officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.

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  10. Petersburg fire witness: "I didn't know if they were still there"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The Petersburg Fire Department is investigating a second vacant property fire this week, and have called in the regional fire arson task force to assist in the investigation. A fire broke out on Halifax Street just after 3 a.m. Thursday.

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  11. Crews battle Petersburg house fire for nearly three hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The call came in shortly before 3 a.m., and crews had to battle the flames for nearly three hours. The fire was on Halifax Street.

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  12. Hopewell Police: Missing woman returned home safelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Ms. Gwendolyn Gerlach was last seen by the workers at a day center on March 22. and was thought to be in the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Hopewell.

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  13. Hopewell Police looking for missing elderly womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Ms. Gwendolyn Gerlach was last seen by the workers at a day center on March 22. and is known to frequently visit the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Hopewell. Ms. Gerlach,69, suffers from dementia and it is believed that she is not in possession of her prescribed medications.

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  14. Petersburg man now charged with murder after vehicle altercationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police say a 41-year-old Petersburg man will now be charged with murder following the December death of a 35-year-old man. He was previously charged with malicious wounding.

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  15. Petersburg launches mobile WiFi for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    More Petersburg residents can now enjoy access to the internet. The Petersburg Public Library announced a new initiative Wednesday to bridge the digital divide in the city.

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  16. Man arrested, charged in connection with fatal shooting in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A 47-year-old Colonial Heights man was killed Saturday morning and police have arrested a Petersburg man in connection with his murder. Authorities arrived at the scene and found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

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  17. Pothole blitz begins in PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    "Resident engagement is the most important part of this campaign. If you see a pothole, take note of the street name and landmarks.

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  18. Congressman McEachin to lead discussion on Petersburga s aging water infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Following several water main breaks and water boil notices in the city of Petersburg, legislators and city leaders are stepping up to make changes. Congressman A. Donald McEachin and Virginia Conservation Network are teaming up to host a roundtable discussion Tuesday evening focusing on Petersburg's dilapidated water infrastructure.

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  19. Neighbors a gratefula after Petersburg homeowners escape house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Petersburg Fire received the call of the two-story house fire on Westover Avenue just after 6:30 a.m. Fire officials say three adults and three pets made it out of the house safely. "My wife told me that she saw red lights coming through the blinds, curtains in our bedroom," he explained.

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  20. Petersburg mother wants answers after 5-year-old son let off school bus unsupervisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Petersburg kindergartner walked home without adult supervision after being let off the school bus, according to his mother, who now wants answers. Akillah Graves' son, Junior, was sent home on the wrong bus Tuesday while she was at work 45 minutes away.

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