PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man whose body was found three days before his 21st birthday died of a gunshot wound to the chest and his death was ruled a homicide, a medical examiner said....
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Health officials in Virginia have ordered the city of Petersburg to restore running water to nearly 50 homes through the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.
An inmate who recently died at a Virginia regional jail was a mentally disabled man who was reported to be in good health before he was incarcerated.
DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) — The owner of a Virginia kennel has been charged with animal cruelty after authorities said they discovered more than 20 dead hunting dogs there.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia historical highway marker is being issued to highlight one of the nation's oldest African American congregations.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis utility that operates a large southwestern Indiana power plant environmentalists call a “super polluter” plans to retire two of the station’s four coal-fired...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A prison inmate in Virginia was set to be released after serving a three-year sentence. But then he was charged with possessing a smuggled-in cell phone.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Between 2006 and 2012, more than 71 million opioid pills flowed into Henrico County. For the county’s 320,000 residents, that represented about 32 pills per person per...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Two fatal shootings that happened in one night are under investigation in a Virginia city and news outlets say the killings broke the city's record for number of homicides...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia are looking for a driver accused of stealing a pickup truck and leading officers on a chase.
News outlets report 19-year-old Robert Paul Pickett...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a Petersburg felon convicted last year of robbery has been arrested in a fatal shooting.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Petersburg police...
PETERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A fast-moving fire has gutted a West Virginia high school football team's field house, destroying equipment and forcing a varsity game to be moved.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — The struggling city of Petersburg, Virginia, is undertaking new initiatives to tackle its long-running issue of blighted buildings.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia regulators have revoked the permit of a Petersburg landfill that's prompted complaints from residents.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say two teenagers are dead following shootings in the city of Petersburg.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the shootings occurred Saturday...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities say two men were killed and a third one was injured in possibly related shootings in Petersburg.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A longtime Virginia judge has been found dead.
News outlets report the body of James D'Alton was found Friday night at a home in Petersburg. City police didn't...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man accused of stabbing three people at a plasma donation center will remain behind bars for now after a judge refused to set bond in the case.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A 20-year-old Virginia man accused of stabbing three people at a plasma donation center has been arraigned in court on malicious wounding charges.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A 20-year-old Virginia man walked into a plasma donation center during a Fourth of July community cookout, asked to use the restroom, then began randomly stabbing people...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a triple stabbing at a plasma center in Petersburg, Virginia (all times local):
A Virginia prosecutor says a 20-year-old man walked into...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing of several people at a blood plasma donation center in Virginia (all times local):
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A man stabbed several people at a blood plasma donation center in Virginia on Thursday before he was taken into custody, authorities said.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Five years after it was idled, a pharmaceutical ingredients factory in Petersburg is once again at work.
Petersburg city officials hope that AMPAC Fine Chemicals'...
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Three Virginia State University fraternity members are accused of hurting 10 students who were being hazed Sunday.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Kappa Alpha Psi...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is proposing a new budget amendment to replace an aging psychiatric hospital in the central part of the state.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation to create a pilot program aimed at reducing eviction rates in Virginia.
The legislation is part of a push that began last year...
MADISON HEIGHTS, Va. (AP) — A bill aimed at keeping a Virginia facility that serves residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities open in some capacity has failed to advance.
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PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State University is offering is offering a new event for children designed to spark interest in science, technology, engineering, agriculture and math.
STEAM Fest will be held at the VSU Multipurpose Center on Jan. 26.
As many as 300 students and their parents are expected to participate in hands-on activities and experiments, and to design and build products. The event is free and open to the public.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say five children and one adult were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a school bus was rear-ended as it stopped to pick up students.
Police said in a news release that the crash happened around sunrise Monday on southbound Boydton Plank Road in the Petersburg area of Dinwiddie County. They say a Honda CRV hit the rear of the bus carrying 30 children in 6th to 12th grades as it activated its hazard lights and stop bar to pick up students.
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia officials are suing over what they say are significant, repeated waste-management violations at a Petersburg landfill.
Attorney General Mark Herring and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality announced their lawsuit against The CFS Group Disposal and Recycling Services on Thursday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The letter starts with a casual "Dear Tee."
The two paragraphs that follow are also relaxed, a conversation between two friends and allies that ends with details on their meeting the following week in December 1958. The typewritten letter is signed by "Mike," but underneath it is the writer's more common name: Martin L. King Jr. (King's father changed both their names from Michael to Martin Luther in 1934.)
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Police have arrested a man they say set a fire in the lobby of police headquarters.
Authorities say Joseph Lester walked into the headquarters of the Petersburg Bureau of Police last week. They say a fire was set in the lobby. It was quickly extinguished.
News outlets say police allege Lester ran off but was located a few blocks away from the police station. He was quickly taken into custody