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Chesterfield County News

Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers release video of Chesterfield library fire

The fire was so intense that two of the library's rear windows shattered due to the heat.

Wednesday 11/25/2015
Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers release video of Chesterfield library fire

The fire was so intense that two of the library's rear windows shattered due to the heat.

Tuesday 11/24/2015
Police: man, car shot multiple times near Chippenham Parkway

A driver has been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries since Friday when a gunman fired multiple shots at the man’s vehicle, striking him once, while he was driving in the area of Chippenham Parkway, near Midlothian Turnpike and Jahnke ...

Evan McKeel knocked off 'The Voice'

It was an impressive run for Richmond’s Evan McKeel, who made it to the Top 11 on “The Voice.” But Tuesday was the end of the road for the 20-year-old singer.

Steve Harvey surprises Chester mom with $10,000 gift

Taneshia Stoddart-Kerr knows something of surprises, but she wasn’t prepared for what Steve Harvey had in mind.

Monday 11/23/2015
Three people displaced from home in Chesterfield fire

One juvenile who was home at the time of the fire went back inside to rescue her dog.

Police ID passenger killed in Second Branch Road accident Saturday

Kerin T. Fleig, 19, of the 11600 block of Plantation Trace Drive in Chesterfield, was a passenger in the vehicle that was heading south when it lost control and hit a tree.

Sunday 11/22/2015
Ettrick fights to retain Amtrak station

ETTRICK — Next week marks the deadline for localities in the Tri-Cities area to determine if Petersburg, Colonial Heights or Chesterfield County should be the home of a new Amtrak station serving the area.

Saturday 11/21/2015
Passenger killed, driver airlifted to hospital after Chesterfield crash

Chesterfield County Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred on Second Branch Road around 9 a.m. today. 

Friday 11/20/2015
TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes of I-64 east closed in Goochland

VDOT reports that all lanes of Interstate 64 east are closed in Goochland County near Hadensville/Rt. 629 (mm 152) due to a crash.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Centralia Rd. in Chesterfield closed due to crash, downed power lines

VDOT says all lanes of Centralia Road in Chesterfield are closed near Telstar Dr. due to a crash and downed power lines.

Thursday 11/19/2015
VSU board keeps interim president another month

Virginia State University will retain its interim president an extra month as the governing board nears a decision on her replacement.

Chesterfield Supervisors approve $360 million bike trails plan

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors has signed off on a 50-year plan for a 360-mile network of new bicycle pathways and trails.

Wednesday 11/18/2015
Two ex-Petco employees fined $150 in dog's death at store

Two former Petco employees were fined $150 each Tuesday after a judge found them guilty of misdemeanor animal neglect in the death of a golden retriever who died of heatstroke at a store in Chesterfield County.

Chesterfield supervisors back Bon Air plan

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday unanimously endorsed a special area plan for Bon Air, proposing that the county add pedestrian amenities such as sidewalks and bike lanes to the North Chesterfield neighborhood that was est...

Chesterfield supervisors hold hearing on bike trail plan Wednesday

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors could vote today on a draft plan that calls for about 360 miles of new bicycle pathways and trails throughout the county.

Tuesday 11/17/2015
Chesterfield police say 9-year-old displayed knife on bus

Chesterfield police say a 9-year-old boy displayed a knife on a school bus this morning and demanded a book from another student. 

Monday 11/16/2015
Portsmouth man charged in Chesterfield's 1st case of commerical sex trafficking

The investigation began after police encountered a 17-year-old girl who reported she had been robbed by a man in a prostitution-related transaction.

Sunday 11/15/2015
Chesterfield parents to get Impact Aid survey

CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County students are bringing home a federal Impact Aid survey this week.

Chesterfield investigating fire at library under construction

Chesterfield officials are investigating a fire at the site of a library under construction on Courthouse Road.

Friday 11/13/2015
3rd defendant in white supremacy plot waives hearing, ordered held

A local man accused of conspiring to rob a jeweler to raise money to buy weapons and train for a race war waived his preliminary hearing in federal court Friday and was ordered held because of his prior criminal record and association with the Ary...

Thursday 11/12/2015
Alleged Chesterfield child molester is captured after 7 years

A man on Chesterfield County's most-wanted list was arrested Thursday after seven years on the run, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

Christmas Mothers find a connection in Powhatan

Being the Christmas Mother in Powhatan County is different from being the Christmas Mother in Richmond or the Christmas couple in Dinwiddie County, so when a group of the Christmas leaders got together Thursday for the first time in three years, t...

Chesterfield police arrest suspect in bank robbery near Rockwood Park

Chesterfield County police say they arrested Justin G. Chamberlain, 28, in relation to the robbery of the Wells Fargo bank at 9601 Amberdale Drive. 

Two local men accused in race war plot ordered held without bond

Two local men who authorities say plotted to shoot up or bomb synagogues and black churches waived their preliminary hearings in federal court Thursday, and a judge ordered they remain held because of their ties to a white supremacist group and po...

Tuesday 11/10/2015
Federal, state weapons investigations lead to five local arrests

Henrico County authorities confirmed Tuesday that two more people had been arrested, including the father of a man suspected of engaging in an alleged white supremacist plot to attack churches and synagogues. 

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