Body of missing boater recovered from James River
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — Officials searching along the James River have recovered the body of a missing boater.
The Goochland County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Matthew Todd Jackson of...
Virginia inmates care for former racing horses
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Scott Frankel said that when he was first brought to the State Farm Work Center, he looked out of the bars of the prison transport van and saw other inmates tending horses in...
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New Zealand man shot in bid to meet Virginia teen indicted
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a New Zealand man who authorities say was shot while trying to break into a Virginia girl's home.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the grand jury on Wednesday indicted 25-year-old Troy George Skinner on four counts of production of child pornography, kidnapping and attempted kidnapping.
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Father John Mary Lugemwa helps kids from Uganda to Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ibra Kamulegeya impressed his tutor with how quickly he is mastering pre-algebra math.
Ibra and the tutor are seated on a rug on the floor in the Benedictine Abbey in Goochland County where Ibra and his caretaker, Hellen Ainembabazi, are staying.
Ibra and Ainembabazi came to the United States in May from a rural village in Uganda so that Ibra could get medical care for his right foot, which is disfigured by what initially was thought to be a lingering fungal infection.
Deputy charged with assaulting family member, rape
POWHATAN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia sheriff's deputy has been accused of assaulting a family member and rape.
News outlets report that Powhatan County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of domestic dispute early Monday and after an investigation, officials say a Goochland County Sheriff's deputy was charged with assault and battery of a family member and rape. He's being held without bond and it's not immediately clear if he has an attorney.
Officials: New Zealand man charged in bid to meet teen
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — Federal officials have charged a New Zealand man who authorities say was shot while trying to break into a Virginia home after having online contact with a 14-year-old girl.
Troy George Skinner was charged in a criminal complaint last week with coercion and enticement, and production of child pornography.
Authorities have said Skinner was shot by the teen's mother after arriving uninvited in June and smashing a glass door to try to get inside.
Virginia woman indicted in crash that killed 3
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman has been indicted in connection with a crash that killed three people who got out of their vehicles after one of them struck a deer.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Claire Carr of North Chesterfield was indicted Tuesday on involuntary manslaughter charges.
Virginia politician: Tweet on shooting protesters ‘bad joke’
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Republican has drawn criticism for a tweet suggesting he could gun down pro-marijuana protesters who stormed Rep. Andy Harris' Capitol Hill office and assaulted the congressman.
Goochland County supervisor Manuel Alvarez Jr. tweeted Tuesday: "With one reload, I can take 34 of them."
Sheriff: Virginia toddler left in hot car by father dies
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia sheriff says a toddler has died after being left in a hot car.
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a 10-year-old boy and his 7-year-old passenger took a car and drove at least a dozen miles before crashing on an interstate.
Fire and rescue crews report that no one involved was injured.
Virginia State Police said in a statement that the boys took the black Lexus for a spin around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in Fluvanna County, which is outside of Richmond.
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A 13-year-old Boy Scout in Virginia has sold nearly $52,000 worth of popcorn, making him the state's top seller and second in the nation.
Correction: Fatal Crash-Three Struck story
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — In a story June 28 about three people who were struck and killed by a motorist in Virginia, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the Virginia State Police, misspelled a victim's last name. The correct spelling is Justin Ransone.
A corrected version of the story is below:
3 fatally struck along Virginia road; charges pending
Virginia State Police say charges are pending after a motorist struck and killed three people along a highway
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A New Zealand man who traveled to the U.S. home of a 14-year-old girl he had communicated with online was shot by the girl's mother, a sheriff said Monday.
Troy George Skinner, 25, was shot Friday after he allegedly smashed a glass door and tried to enter the home in Goochland, Virginia, said sheriff James Agnew.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Flash flooding in central Virginia could continue overnight.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports a flash flood warning expired 7 p.m. Friday, but more warnings could come as rain returns to the Richmond area.
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and DUI following an argument with a woman on the shoulder of an interstate highway.
Virginia State Police said in a press release Tuesday that Travis Rios got into an argument with passenger Augusta May Woodward late Friday while driving on I-64.
Police said 24-year-old Rios pulled over near Goochland, which is outside Richmond. The 40-year-old Woodward got out of the car.
Arthur J. Pace Sr., a business owner and retired chef, died on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. He was 89.
He was born on June 7, 1928 in Goochland, Va. He was the eldest son of the late Tommie and Virginia Pace. He was one of 12 children who grew up on the family farm.
LAKELAND, FLA. Catcher John Hicks grew up in the Richmond area of Goochland and played at the University of Virginia.
He is in spring training with the Detroit Tigers, a team that claimed him off waivers from the Minnesota Twins on April 23, 2016.
Hicks, 28, made his major league debut with Seattle in 2015 and then played in one game for the Tigers in 2016, spending most of the year at Triple-A Toledo of the International League.
Autopsy: 22-year-old was mauled to death by her own dogs
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — The autopsy of a Virginia woman found dead in a wooded area says she was mauled to death by her dogs.
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Police: Pit bull that mauled woman had history of aggression
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — One of the pit bulls that authorities say mauled a Virginia woman to death had a history of aggression.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Goochland County Sheriff James Agnew says the pit bull, named Pacman, had previously been adopted and returned because of concerning behavior.
Sheriff: Virginia woman mauled to death by her dogs
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman was mauled to death by her two dogs while out on a walk with them, authorities said.
Virginia woman mauled to death by her pet pit bulls
Virginia woman mauled to death by her pet pit bulls
GOOCHLAND, Virginia — A 22-year-old woman was killed when her pet pit bulls attacked her as she walked them in a wooded area.
Bethany Lynn Stephens was killed by her two dogs last week, but Goochland County Sheriff James Agnew released disturbing details of the incident Monday to squelch rumors that Stephens had been killed by a person or a larger animal, such as a bear, KTLA Channel 5 reports.
Police: Virginia woman mauled to death by her pit bulls
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — Police say a Glen Allen, Virginia, woman was mauled to death by her two pit bulls.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2Behy3v ) Bethany Lynn Stephens' body was found by Goochland County deputies around 8:18 p.m. Thursday in a wooded area.
Goodland County Sheriff James Agnew says her body was being guarded by two very large pit bulls.
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Dale-Marie McFadden, a jewelry designer and retired employee of the Goochland Women’s Correctional Center, died on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. She was 61.
She was born on March 1, 1956, to Ernest and Gussie King McFadden in Philadelphia. Born a twin, she grew up in a family of nine siblings.
Raised in the family church, McFadden was baptized at age 12 and became a member of Friendly Baptist Church. She was a true believer in Christ. She loved praising the Lord and reading his word.
Richmond-area residents asked to conserve water
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond-area residents are being asked to conserve water due to the unusually low level of the James River.
Army vet found in wheelchair died of accidental overdose
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia medical examiner has determined that a paralyzed Army veteran who was found dead in his wheelchair died of an accidental overdose of Xanax.
Paul Chisholm was found outside his apartment complex in April after he left a trail of blood from dragging his feet under his wheelchair.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With a buzzing sound like a swarm of bees, a flying device resembling a miniature helicopter lifted off from the ground at Luck Stone Corp.'s Boscobel quarry one day this spring.
Piloted by Eric Warinner, an engineering technician at Luck Stone, the device — small enough to be held in a man's arms — hovered above the company's crushed stone operation, then zoomed like a hummingbird around a massive pile of crushed stone and the rail cars at the Goochland County quarry.
High tech golf driving range approved in Goochland
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — A $25 million golf driving range that will include an interactive "video game"-like experience is one step closer to being built in Virginia.
The Richmond-Times Dispatch reports that the Goochland County Board of Supervisors has recently approved the rezoning needed for the project.
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — The front-runner for the Republican nomination in Virginia's closely watched race for governor expressed lukewarm support for President Donald Trump at a GOP debate Saturday in Goochland.
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) — Virginia authorities are investigating the death of an Army veteran, paralyzed from the waist down, who was found early Monday in a wheelchair outside his apartment complex.
Paul Chisholm, 38, showed no signs of trauma other than to his feet, which apparently dragged under his wheelchair, leaving a trail of blood from his apartment, Goochland County Sheriff Jim Agnew said. The blood pooled outside other apartment doors, where he may have sought help.
Legislators designate Suicide Prevention Week
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Joshua Alburger grew up in a large, supportive family in Goochland, Virginia, says his sister, Marcie Allen. "We were nurtured, loved, respected and made to feel safe."
Their parents had five children of their own while raising an additional five, Allen said. She said that later in life, Alburger developed a mental illness and struggled with suicidal thoughts. In 2013, at age 32, he died by suicide, leaving behind a wife of 10 years and three children.
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