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      • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Hot, humid Tuesday

        FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Hot, humid Tuesday

        Monday, August 21 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-08-22 01:22:55 GMT

        Get the latest forecast from the NBC12 First Alert Weather team.

        Get the latest forecast from the NBC12 First Alert Weather team.

      • Faith leaders call for unity at event at Maggie Walker statue

        Faith leaders call for unity at event at Maggie Walker statue

        Monday, August 21 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-08-22 00:10:06 GMT
        Maggie Walker statue (Source: NBC12)Maggie Walker statue (Source: NBC12)

        Dozens of faith leaders in Central Virginia came together on Monday in a call for unity following the violence in Charlottesville earlier this month. 

        Dozens of faith leaders in Central Virginia came together on Monday in a call for unity following the violence in Charlottesville earlier this month. 

      • Governor McAuliffe announces state has $136 million budget surplus

        Governor McAuliffe announces state has $136 million budget surplus

        Monday, August 21 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-08-21 23:12:39 GMT
        Governor McAuliffe says the state has a $136 million surplus (Source: NBC12)Governor McAuliffe says the state has a $136 million surplus (Source: NBC12)

        Governor McAuliffe announced the state has a $136 million surplus this year.  While unveiling his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, he again called for Medicaid expansion. 

        Governor McAuliffe announced the state has a $136 million surplus this year.  While unveiling his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, he again called for Medicaid expansion. 

      • Two homes hit by vehicle in Chesterfield

        Two homes hit by vehicle in Chesterfield

        Monday, August 21 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-08-21 23:04:43 GMT

        Chesterfield police say two houses were hit by a vehicle early Monday morning.

        Chesterfield police say two houses were hit by a vehicle early Monday morning.

      • Solar eclipse from NBC12's rooftop

        Solar eclipse from NBC12's rooftop

        Monday, August 21 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-08-21 21:18:33 GMT

        NBC12 had a live view of the eclipse from the rooftop on Monday afternoon.

        NBC12 had a live view of the eclipse from the rooftop on Monday afternoon.

      • Soccer program proves successful for refugees

        Soccer program proves successful for refugees

        Monday, August 21 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-08-21 20:40:39 GMT
        Source: REALSource: REAL

        A soccer program that began in April has proved to be successful for the refugee children who have joined to play but is in need of donations to continue.

        A soccer program that began in April has proved to be successful for the refugee children who have joined to play but is in need of donations to continue.

      • Man involved in Petersburg traffic pursuit faces several drug-related charges

        Man involved in Petersburg traffic pursuit faces several drug-related charges

        Monday, August 21 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-08-21 20:24:11 GMT
        Source: Petersburg policeSource: Petersburg police

        A man involved in a traffic pursuit is facing several drug-related charges after Petersburg police found him in possession of marijuana.

        A man involved in a traffic pursuit is facing several drug-related charges after Petersburg police found him in possession of marijuana.

      • 2 firefighters injured battling blaze in Petersburg

        2 firefighters injured battling blaze in Petersburg

        Monday, August 21 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-08-21 15:52:14 GMT
        No one was inside the house when the fire broke out. (Source: NBC12)No one was inside the house when the fire broke out. (Source: NBC12)

        Two firefighters received minor injuries Monday morning after an abandoned house went up in flames on Dunlap Street in Petersburg. 

        Two firefighters received minor injuries Monday morning after an abandoned house went up in flames on Dunlap Street in Petersburg. 

      • Donate pennies to preserve the 1749 Courthouse Bell in Chesterfield

        Donate pennies to preserve the 1749 Courthouse Bell in Chesterfield

        Monday, August 21 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-08-21 15:21:43 GMT
        (Source: chesterfieldhistory.com)(Source: chesterfieldhistory.com)

        "Pennies for the Bell" is underway at all Chesterfield County Public Libraries, where you can donate loose change to help preserve the 1749 bell that once hung at the courthouse.

        "Pennies for the Bell" is underway at all Chesterfield County Public Libraries, where you can donate loose change to help preserve the 1749 bell that once hung at the courthouse.

      • Faith leaders to call for unity at event at Maggie Walker statue

        Faith leaders to call for unity at event at Maggie Walker statue

        Monday, August 21 2017 8:55 AM EDT2017-08-21 12:55:35 GMT
        Maggie L. Walker statue (Source: NBC12)Maggie L. Walker statue (Source: NBC12)

        Dozens of faith leaders in Central Virginia will come together Monday in a call for unity following the violence in Charlottesville earlier this month. 

        Dozens of faith leaders in Central Virginia will come together Monday in a call for unity following the violence in Charlottesville earlier this month. 

      • Powerball jackpot hits $650 million

        Powerball jackpot hits $650 million

        Monday, August 21 2017 6:46 AM EDT2017-08-21 10:46:54 GMT
        Source: PowerballSource: Powerball

        The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing has soared to $650 million after no one matched all the numbers on Saturday night. 

        The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing has soared to $650 million after no one matched all the numbers on Saturday night. 

      • Eclipse viewing parties planned in Central VA

        Eclipse viewing parties planned in Central VA

        Monday, August 21 2017 6:08 AM EDT2017-08-21 10:08:11 GMT
        (Source: Pixbay.com)(Source: Pixbay.com)

        Several places in Central Virginia are holding special events to watch the eclipse on Monday. 

        Several places in Central Virginia are holding special events to watch the eclipse on Monday. 

      • Motorcyclist killed in New Kent County crash

        Motorcyclist killed in New Kent County crash

        Sunday, August 20 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-08-20 18:53:11 GMT
        A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a van Sunday morning, according to Virginia State Police. Investigators said the crash happened at 11:45 a.m. in the 5300 block of New Kent Highway. Few other details are being provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation. Copyright 2017 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved. Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12
        A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a van Sunday morning, according to Virginia State Police. Investigators said the crash happened at 11:45 a.m. in the 5300 block of New Kent Highway. Few other details are being provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation. Copyright 2017 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved. Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12
      • Richmond Police identify victims in separate Saturday homicide cases

        Richmond Police identify victims in separate Saturday homicide cases

        Sunday, August 20 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-08-20 16:49:45 GMT

        Richmond Police is working two homicide investigations that happened just miles apart and within 20 minutes of each other. The first deadly shooting happened just before 11:00 p.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of Carmine Court. The victim was rushed to the hospital, where he later died. While officers were on the scene of the Carmine Court shooting, they were called to another scene in the 1400 block of Coalter Street. Once there, officers discovered a man with gunshot wounds in a sta...

        Richmond Police is working two homicide investigations that happened just miles apart and within 20 minutes of each other. The first deadly shooting happened just before 11:00 p.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of Carmine Court. The victim was rushed to the hospital, where he later died. While officers were on the scene of the Carmine Court shooting, they were called to another scene in the 1400 block of Coalter Street. Once there, officers discovered a man with gunshot wounds in a sta...

      • VCU alerts campus to robbery on West Grace Street

        VCU alerts campus to robbery on West Grace Street

        Sunday, August 20 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-08-20 15:09:19 GMT
        File photo (Credit: Raycom Images)File photo (Credit: Raycom Images)
        Virginia Commonwealth University issued an alert about a robbery at the heart of its Monroe Park campus. Just after 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Richmond Police got a report of a robbery in an alley off the 800 block of West Grace Street, which is near several of the student dorms. According to police, the victim was approached by two suspects --- one of them stated, "Give me all your money or I will shoot you." The victim was forced to hand over his wallet, and the suspects rode ...
        Virginia Commonwealth University issued an alert about a robbery at the heart of its Monroe Park campus. Just after 9:00 p.m. Saturday, Richmond Police got a report of a robbery in an alley off the 800 block of West Grace Street, which is near several of the student dorms. According to police, the victim was approached by two suspects --- one of them stated, "Give me all your money or I will shoot you." The victim was forced to hand over his wallet, and the suspects rode ...
      • Multiple vehicles shot following pool party in Chesterfield neighborhood

        Multiple vehicles shot following pool party in Chesterfield neighborhood

        Sunday, August 20 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-08-20 15:02:09 GMT
        Chesterfield Police are trying to figure out what led to gunfire in a Chesterfield neighborhood Saturday night. Officers responded just before 11:00 p.m. to the 2200 block of Early Settlers Road and discovered multiple cars with bullet holes. According to investigators, a pool party had been going on at the time and there was a larger number of people in the neighborhood than normal. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. If you have any information that could help with the invest...
        Chesterfield Police are trying to figure out what led to gunfire in a Chesterfield neighborhood Saturday night. Officers responded just before 11:00 p.m. to the 2200 block of Early Settlers Road and discovered multiple cars with bullet holes. According to investigators, a pool party had been going on at the time and there was a larger number of people in the neighborhood than normal. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. If you have any information that could help with the invest...
      • Driver killed in Powhatan single-vehicle crash

        Driver killed in Powhatan single-vehicle crash

        Sunday, August 20 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-08-20 14:49:47 GMT
        Virginia State Police is investigating after a driver died in an early-morning crash in Powhatan County. The crash happened at 12:39 a.m. in the 2300 block of Anderson Highway. According to Virginia State Police, a single vehicle overturned. Investigators told NBC12 the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. The driver has not been identified at this time. Copyright 2017 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved. Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12
        Virginia State Police is investigating after a driver died in an early-morning crash in Powhatan County. The crash happened at 12:39 a.m. in the 2300 block of Anderson Highway. According to Virginia State Police, a single vehicle overturned. Investigators told NBC12 the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. The driver has not been identified at this time. Copyright 2017 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved. Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12
      • Pilot dies from injuries after New Kent plane crash

        Pilot dies from injuries after New Kent plane crash

        Saturday, August 19 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-08-19 22:34:19 GMT

        State Police say two people were hurt after a plane crashed in New Kent Friday morning.

        State Police say two people were hurt after a plane crashed in New Kent Friday morning.

      • Governor McAuliffe: Lt. Cullen was the 'best of the best of the Virginia State Police'

        Governor McAuliffe: Lt. Cullen was the 'best of the best of the Virginia State Police'

        Saturday, August 19 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-08-19 15:36:57 GMT
        Lt. H. Jay Cullen (Source: VA State Police)Lt. H. Jay Cullen (Source: VA State Police)

        The funeral for Lt. H. Jay Cullen, who died a week ago in a helicopter crash near Charlottesville, begins at 10 a.m. Saturday.  WATCH LIVE: Full coverage on NBC12 and streaming online  The funeral is at the Southside Church of the Nazarene at 6851 Courthouse Road. Cullen, 48, graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy in May 1994 as a member of the 90th Basic Session. He first joined the Virginia State Police Aviation Unit in 1999. Cullen is survived b...

        The funeral for Lt. H. Jay Cullen, who died a week ago in a helicopter crash near Charlottesville, begins at 10 a.m. Saturday.  WATCH LIVE: Full coverage on NBC12 and streaming online  The funeral is at the Southside Church of the Nazarene at 6851 Courthouse Road. Cullen, 48, graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy in May 1994 as a member of the 90th Basic Session. He first joined the Virginia State Police Aviation Unit in 1999. Cullen is survived b...

      • Online petition demands UVA officials to revoke diplomas for Kessler, Spencer

        Online petition demands UVA officials to revoke diplomas for Kessler, Spencer

        Friday, August 18 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-08-19 03:58:04 GMT
        Jason Kessler was chased away from a press conference on Sunday. (Source: NBC12)Jason Kessler was chased away from a press conference on Sunday. (Source: NBC12)

        An online petition is demanding University of Virginia officials revoke the diplomas of alt-right leaders Jason Kessler and Richard Spencer.

        An online petition is demanding University of Virginia officials revoke the diplomas of alt-right leaders Jason Kessler and Richard Spencer.

      • Funeral arrangements set for State Police pilots killed in helicopter crash

        Funeral arrangements set for State Police pilots killed in helicopter crash

        Friday, August 18 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-08-19 03:33:27 GMT
        Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen and Berke M.M. Bates (Source: VA State Police)Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen and Berke M.M. Bates (Source: VA State Police)

        Virginia State Police have released the details for the visitation and funerals of two pilots killed in a helicopter crash in Albemarle County over the weekend.

        Virginia State Police have released the details for the visitation and funerals of two pilots killed in a helicopter crash in Albemarle County over the weekend.

      • Richmond reacts to governor's ban of protests at Lee Monument

        Richmond reacts to governor's ban of protests at Lee Monument

        Friday, August 18 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-08-19 03:30:15 GMT
        Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue (Source: NBC12)Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue (Source: NBC12)

        As of Friday, anyone taking to Richmond's Lee Monument in protest could be subject to arrest.

        As of Friday, anyone taking to Richmond's Lee Monument in protest could be subject to arrest.

      • Storms rolling through Central Virginia; reports of trees down

        Storms rolling through Central Virginia; reports of trees down

        Friday, August 18 2017 10:22 PM EDT2017-08-19 02:22:29 GMT
        Source: FacebookSource: Facebook

        Storms are rolling through Central Virginia, leaving trees down and thousands without power.

        Storms are rolling through Central Virginia, leaving trees down and thousands without power.

      • Charlottesville mayor calls for removal of Lee statue, limits to open carry

        Charlottesville mayor calls for removal of Lee statue, limits to open carry

        Friday, August 18 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-08-19 00:50:26 GMT
        Source: WVIRSource: WVIR

        Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer has called for the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue, as well as a ban on open and concealed carry during public events.

        Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer has called for the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue, as well as a ban on open and concealed carry during public events.

      • Trooper-Pilot Bates remembered as a 'happy warrior'

        Trooper-Pilot Bates remembered as a 'happy warrior'

        Friday, August 18 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-08-19 00:33:01 GMT
        Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates (Source: VA State Police)Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates (Source: VA State Police)

        Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates is survived by his wife and twin 12-year-old son and daughter.

        Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates is survived by his wife and twin 12-year-old son and daughter.

      • Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo dies at 75

        Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo dies at 75

        Friday, August 18 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-08-18 23:18:18 GMT
        Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo (Source: Catholic Diocese of Richmond)Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo (Source: Catholic Diocese of Richmond)

        Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo, the 12th Bishop of Richmond, died Thursday night at the age of 75. 

        Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo, the 12th Bishop of Richmond, died Thursday night at the age of 75. 

      • Ohio man charged in Charlottesville attack facing five new felony charges

        Ohio man charged in Charlottesville attack facing five new felony charges

        Friday, August 18 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-08-18 22:12:16 GMT
        James Alex Fields Jr. (Charlottesville Police)James Alex Fields Jr. (Charlottesville Police)

        Charlottesville police have added charges against the man authorities say drove his car into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally. 

        Charlottesville police have added charges against the man authorities say drove his car into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally. 

      • James Alex Fields Jr. charged with 5 additional felony charges in relation to Charlottesville car attack

        James Alex Fields Jr. charged with 5 additional felony charges in relation to Charlottesville car attack

        Friday, August 18 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-08-18 22:05:59 GMT
        James Alex Fields Jr. (Source: Charlottesville Police)James Alex Fields Jr. (Source: Charlottesville Police)

        Charlottesville police say they have charged James Alex Fields, Jr. with five additional felony charges related to the crash on Aug. 12 that killed one woman and injured dozens of others.

        Charlottesville police say they have charged James Alex Fields, Jr. with five additional felony charges related to the crash on Aug. 12 that killed one woman and injured dozens of others.

      • Longtime radio host Jimmy Barrett to leave WRVA

        Longtime radio host Jimmy Barrett to leave WRVA

        Friday, August 18 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-08-18 21:47:12 GMT
        Jimmy Barrett (Source: NBC12)Jimmy Barrett (Source: NBC12)

        Longtime radio host Jimmy Barrett is leaving WRVA to host a radio show in Houston.

        Longtime radio host Jimmy Barrett is leaving WRVA to host a radio show in Houston.

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