Chesterfield County Newswire

Chesterfield County Newswire

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  1. Chesterfield mom, friend killed in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVR Richmond

    A Chesterfield mom and her friend have been identified as the couple killed in a Wednesday morning crash on Route 360 in Chesterfield County. "Matthew E. Monse, 36, of Huntsville, Ala., and passenger, Carla F. Swift, 36, of Chesterfield, were pronounced dead on scene," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said.

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  2. Former Chesterfield youth pastor pleads guilty to Thanksgiving Day triple murderRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A former youth pastor in Chesterfield County who pleaded guilty to murdering three family members last Thanksgiving will spend nearly 60 years behind bars. Christopher Gattis, who was 58 when he was arrested last November, pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder.

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  3. Two people killed in wrong-way collision on Hull Street Road early WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Powhatan Today

    A 2012 Jeep Liberty SUV was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of the 23500 block of Hull Street Road when it struck an eastbound 2007 International truck head on, according to Chesterfield County police. The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. near the Amelia County line.

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  4. Police search for man who robbed Chesterfield Rite Aid at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police in Chesterfield are searching for the man who they say robbed a Rite Aid in Chesterfield County Tuesday night. Police say that at about 9:30 p.m., a man entered the Rite Aid -- located at 4205 Beulah Road -- pulled out his gun and demanded money from the register.

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  5. 2 killed in crash involving tractor-trailer on Hull Street RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Authorities say two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Chesterfield County near the Amelia County line early Wednesday morning. At about 1:30 a.m., an SUV and a tractor-trailer collided on Hull Street Road near Sappony Road.

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  6. 2 killed in Chesterfield crash; Hull Street Road closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVR Richmond

    Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer and SUV at Hull Street Road and Sappony Road in Chesterfield County. The crash was reported at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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  7. Scruffy-bearded gunman robs Chesterfield businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVR Richmond

    ... wearing a black in color tee shirt and a baseball style cap." Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

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  8. Twenty-eight Richmond-area businesses make this year's Inc. 5000 list ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Powhatan Today

    ... CarLotz with Will Boland and Aaron Montgomery. CarLotz has expanded from its first location in Chesterfield County to seven locations in four states. Most recently, it opened a store in a Chicago suburb. "I would say 100 percent of our success and ...

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  9. Chesterfield Police seek help identifying Walmart larceny suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Anyone with information is asked to call 804-748-1251 or leave an anonymous tip at www.p3tips.com/699 or 804-748-0660 for Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers.

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  10. Chesterfield police looking for man in wig who attempted to rob bank on Midlothian TurnpikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... pack. Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app

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  11. Curtis Monk leaving top job at Commonwealth Public Broadcasting as part of restructuringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Powhatan Today

    A. Curtis Monk, who has led the Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corp. for more than 12 years, is leaving the company that owns WCVE public television and radio stations in Richmond as part of a corporate reorganization. His departure is a result of Chesterfield County-based Commonwealth Public Broadcasting's board restructuring operations.

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  12. Parents, students walk through new Beulah Elementary School building for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTVR Richmond

    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va.- Dozens of Chesterfield county parents and students waited anxiously on Tuesday to see the new Beulah Elementary School, the first of seven new facilities to be repaired or replaced in Chesterfield County. The new school is the first to be built in the Dale District since 1987, and although the facility is new, Beulah's name has touched lives for generations.

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  13. Ribbon-cutting ceremony set for new elementary school in ChesterfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The district built the new school to help with overcrowding classrooms. Beulah is one of the four new elementary schools coming to Chesterfield County.

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  14. Skippy the toy poodle found safe in Chesterfield after he was stolen along with N.C. couple's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... resident of Cape Carteret, N.C., was relieved after picking up Skippy, her 10-year-old poodle, from Chesterfield County animal control Monday. "I'm so happy that we found him," Ann said. "He's not as adorable this afternoon as he was usually. He's a ...

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  15. NC couple reunites with 'Skippy' after car stolen with him in itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | WMBF

    An elderly North Carolina couple is breathing a sigh of relief after reuniting with their dog who was stolen in their car from a Shockoe Bottom fast-food restaurant. Ann and Richard VonHoorn, 76 and 86, of Cape Carteret, NC reunited with their 10-year-old toy poodle "Skippy" Monday afternoon at the Chesterfield County Humane Society.

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  16. Henrico Democrats nominate Plaugher for special election to replace...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Powhatan Today

    ... said he secured about 70 percent of the votes. House, the pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Chesterfield County, had not run for elected office before entering the race for the Brookland seat this summer. He said he intends to remain engaged ...

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  17. GOP candidate John Childrey will face Democrat Scott Miles in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Powhatan Today

    Chesterfield County Chief Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney John Childrey has won the Republican nomination in the race for the county's top prosecutor, and will now face attorney Scott Miles, a former Richmond prosecutor who is the Democratic candidate. In a canvass of party members on Saturday, Childrey defeated attorney Stacey Davenport, an assistant commonwealth's attorney in Henrico County, by a vote of 935 to 233.

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  18. Man carrying red bag wanted in attempted bank robbery in ChesterfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTVR Richmond

    Police are asking for the public's help to identify the suspect in an attempted robbery at a Chesterfield County bank Monday. Police say a black male entered the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding money.

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  19. Virginia man arrested for 2017 murder of gay activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Washington Blade

    James M. Wheeler was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Bruce Garnett, who was stabbed to death in 2017. Police in Chesterfield County, Va., on Aug. 6 arrested a 56-year-old Virginia man for the April 2017 murder of longtime Virginia gay activist Bruce Garnett, 67, who was found stabbed to death in his apartment in a section of Chesterfield near Richmond. 4 comments

  20. Generational Development Property, Watkins Centre, Hits The MarketRead the original story

    Monday Aug 13 | Newkerala.com

    ... remarked, "The Watkins Centre community is destined to be the strategic Downtown of Midlothian. Chesterfield County has just expanded permitted uses to include multifamily, retail/entertainment, hospitality and office in a walkable setting. This ...

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