Confederate heritage supporters rally at State Capitol

RICHMOND, Va (WRC) – More than 100 people came out for a Confederate heritage rally at the State Capitol Saturday afternoon. Members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Virginia Flaggers and residents came out to support. “Our history cannot be removed no matter how many license plates this governor removes from our streets, and no […]
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Stadium bombshell: Jones essentially drops plan for Shockoe Bottom ballpark

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — In a statement late this afternoon, Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones dropped his plan for a Shockoe Bottom ballpark linked to a slavery museum in favor of a plan that ties a new stadium to a freestanding children’s’ hospital. The statement outlines in broad strokes an agreement between Richmond, Henrico County and Chesterfield […]
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Man fires shots in Chesterfield neighborhood, wanted by police

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) — Police are searching for a man wanted in Petersburg and Dinwiddie who opened fire at a Chesterfield neighborhood on Thursday. According to police, Raymond Goodwyn began shooting at a home on Francill Drive and then escaped from the area. Goodwyn is also wanted for kidnapping and many other charges in different […]
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4 marines, 5 total dead in Chattanooga shootings; gunman identified

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A gunman unleashed a barrage of fire at a recruiting center and another U.S. military site a few miles apart in Chattanooga on Thursday, killing at least four Marines and sending service members scrambling for cover as bullets smashed through the windows. The attacker was also killed. Federal authorities said they were […]
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Police to release new information in regards to missing Maryland sisters cold case

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC/AP) — An imprisoned sex offender has been charged with murder, 40 years after two young sisters vanished from a suburban Maryland mall. Lloyd Michael Welch Jr. already is serving a lengthy prison term in Delaware. The 58-year-old has told authorities that he was with 12-year-old Sheila Lyon and her 10-year-old sister […]
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