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  1. Funeral set for VA Green Beret killed by IED in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | NBC12

    Captain Andrew P. Ross, 29, a native of Lexington, was killed when the vehicle he was riding in was struck by an improvised explosive device. Sgt. 1st Class Eric M. Emond, 39, of Boston, Massachusetts and Air Force Staff Sergeant Dylan J. Elchin, 25, of Hookstown, Pennsylvania, were also killed in the explosion.


  2. Altria buys stake in Canadian marijuana company for $2.4BRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | NBC12

    One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Cronos Group, a Canadian medical and recreational marijuana company.


  3. Richmond residents relieved after backed-up alley cleaned upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | NBC12

    Washington Park homeowners are relieved after they were bothered by backed up alleys that held water for weeks in their neighborhood, causing them problems. After taking the concerns to Richmond City Hall, a public works crew was sent to the area to clean sweep the alley of debris and silt.


  4. Mother gives scholarship in slain VUU daughter's honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | NBC12

    A grieving mother is keeping her daughter's legacy alive by dedicating a scholarship to Virginia Union University students, in her name. VUU sophomore Krissia Henderson-Burrus, 20, was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in south Richmond, in August.


  5. They need our help:' Nearly 30 years after daughter's death, father...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | NBC12

    It has been nearly 30 years since a 17-year-old high school student went missing. Her name was Catena Parker, an honors student at Richmond Community High School, taking classes at VCU, she had loving parents, and a twin sister.


  6. Be nice! It's - Kindness Week' in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | NBC12

    As part of the celebrations, the city announced that Jalia Hardy, a straight-A student at Binford Middle School, won the Virginia Municipal League's "If I Were Mayor" statewide essay contest. "Thanks to Jalia, Richmond now has a week officially dedicated to kindness," said Mayor Stoney.


  7. Richmond police discover shooting evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | NBC12

    This evening, Richmond police responded to the area of East Richmond Road and Briel Street after receiving a report of shots being fired and a person possibly shot.


  8. Richmond toy drive for homeless childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | NBC12

    Homeless children don't know what to expect when Christmas comes and for their parents, the holiday is another layer of stress and guilt. A toy drive that's really about more than toys.


  9. Richmond police investigating fatal two-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | NBC12

    The Richmond Police Department Crash Team is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred last month on Broad Rock Boulevard and has resulted in the death of one of the drivers. Clinton Griffin, Jr., 26, of the 18000 block of Waterford Drive in Sutherland, succumbed to life-threatening injuries at a hospital on Friday, Oct. 26. The crash occurred on Saturday, Oct. 20, at approximately 4:27 p.m. in the 2700 block of Broad Rock Boulevard.


  10. Parking restrictions in place for Election Day in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | NBC12

    "Towing and ticketing of unauthorized vehicles will be enforced while the parking restrictions are in place," city officials said in a press release.


  11. 6,000 Endangered Species Condoms set to be distributed on HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | NBC12

    The Center for Biological Diversity is releasing 6,000 free Endangered Species Condoms on Halloween to address the effects of unchecked human population growth on wildlife. The brightly-colored condom packages feature species threatened by wildlife accompanied by clever slogans such as 'Wrap with care, save the polar bear' and 'Before it gets any hotter... remember the sea otter.'


  12. Pair of million-dollar Mega Millions tickets sold in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | NBC12

    The nearly $1.6 billion jackpot was won by a ticket sold in South Carolina. Friday's drawing will reset the jackpot to its starting point of $40 million.


  13. Sportable Spooktacular set for this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | NBC12

    Sportable, a local nonprofit Paralympic sport club that provides sporting opportunities to people with physical disabilities and visual impairments, is partnering with CarMax and Collegiate School to host the Sportable Spooktacular Tournament. The Sportable Spooktacular is a junior wheelchair basketball tournament, sanctioned by the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, that features six varsity teams and four prep teams from around the country, including Richmond's own Sportable Spokes.


  14. Superintendent calls for property tax increase to fund Richmond schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | NBC12

    Kamras wants the city to increase its property tax rate from $1.20 per $100 of assessed value to $1.30, saying it will raise $20 million a year. One-third of that money would go toward the construction of new buildings and two-thirds would cover operation costs of existing schools.


  15. Man charged with attempted murder in Jeff Davis Highway shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | NBC12

    Richmond police, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals' Regional Fugitive Task Force, have made an arrest in the shooting that occurred earlier this month. Vincent Squire, 37, of Chesapeake, was charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in a shooting that occurred on Oct. 4 around 1 p.m. in the 3600 block of Jefferson Davis Highway.


  16. Richmond police investigating shooting death on Westover HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | NBC12

    Officers were called to the 600 block of Westover Hills Boulevard around 5:30 p.m. after multiple reports of a man down.


  17. Richmond police search for Peeping Tom suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | NBC12

    Police say the man is seen on surveillance footage looking into windows in the back of a home around 9:15 p.m. Sept. 25. The man is described as a Hispanic male between 30-40 years of age.


  18. Historic Holly Lawn house restored and open to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | NBC12

    RICHMOND, VA The historic Holly Lawn house on Hermitage Road has been restored and is holding tours through October 14. Two years ago, a storm knocked a massive 150-foot oak tree onto the home - going through the master bedroom and crushing the front porch. Leslie Stack and Frank Rizzo have owned the house for the last 15 years.


  19. George Mason teacher inspires students with college pennantsRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | NBC12

    We may only be weeks into the new school year but one Richmond teacher at George Mason Elementary already wants students to think about their lives after high school. It's an idea that blossomed in Derrick Bates mind before the school year even began.


  20. Police: Hit & run suspect steals car, crashes into three othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | NBC12

    Richmond police continue to investigate a hit and run in Church Hill involving a stolen car from a laundromat that crashed into other vehicles. On Thursday, Aug. 30, the suspect entered Richmond Coin Laundry on North 25th Street, before stealing an idling vehicle from the parking lot.


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