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‘A hoax’: Lockdown lifted after no weapon found at Manchester High School  WWBT NBC12 News

The Chesterfield police department says that the school was on lock down as a precaution after reports of a gun at the school.

Fight, social media threat prompts police presence at Manchester High school  WTVR CBS 6 News

There was an increased police officer presence at Manchester High school Friday after a social media threat of violence against the Chesterfield County school.

MaxPreps Football Tour of Champions celebrates Manchester High School  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Manchester High School football team nationally ranked on the 2018-19 TOC.

Counting Down The Irish: Brendon Clark  247Sports

Time is on Brendon Clark's side, but the incoming freshman quarterback's path to the playing field as a rookie is not as cluttered as that of his predecessors' of ...

Man gets 11 years in shooting death of Manchester High grad  8News

A plea deal has been reached in the shooting death of a Manchester High School graduate over the summer. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central ...

Manchester High School student found not guilty of rape  WWBT NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A Manchester High School student was found not guilty of rape recently. Collin Scott Harding was initially arrested in January for ...

After disappointing end to 2017, Manchester Lancers return with a vengeance  Chesterfield Observer

After his third touchdown pass gave Manchester High School a 34-9 lead with 8:49 left in the third quarter of last Wednesday's game against Monacan High, ...

Manchester High grad robbed, beaten and left for dead  WTVR CBS 6 News

Police said 19-year-old Andrew Hensley was found beaten with facial trauma and swelling to both eyes in the 6000 block of Willow Oaks Drive early Friday ...

Student charged with rape at Manchester High  WTVR CBS 6 News

Police arrested and charged a male student with the alleged rape of a juvenile female at Manchester High School.

Virginia Tech Commit Will Pritchard Wins State Championship

Virginia Tech commit Will Pritchard celebrated a State Championship with Manchester High School over the weekend. He'll report to Blacksburg this summer.

Notre Dame lands commitments from QB Brendon Clark, WR Cam Hart  Chicago Tribune

Wide receiver Cam Hart and quarterback Brendon Clark are the 16th and 17th members of Notre Dame's 2019 recruiting class, which has a No. 6 national ...

Midlothian High School band, Wegmans host Showcase of Bands  Progress Index

MIDLOTHIAN — On Saturday, Oct. 13, the Midlothian High School Trojan Band and Wegmans in Midlothian will host the 12th annual Showcase of Bands at ...

Student rushed to hospital after bloody attack in Manchester band room

One student was taken into custody and another student suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries after an incident involving a knife in the band room at ...

Notre Dame gets the letter: Quarterback Brendon Clark

BRENDON CLARK Manchester High School; Midlothian, Va. Measurements: 6'2”, 210 lbs. Accolades: Consensus three-star prospect, No. 19 pro-style ...

Cosby High School to have increased security after ‘non-credible’ threat  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – There will be an increased security presence at Cosby High School Friday after internet rumors of violence against the ...

Freeze Announces First Signing Class at Liberty

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Flames Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze announced the signing of eight new players on Wednesday as part of the NCAA's February ...

County schools alumni to receive Bravo! Awards  Chesterfield Observer

The Chesterfield Education Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2018 Bravo! Awards, recognizing outstanding professional and community ...

Notre Dame’s Tommy Rees continues to show Brendon Clark the love  247Sports

Notre Dame is out on the recruiting trail this week and while making a move with uncommitted targets is important, making sure your committed recruits feel ...

Will Pritchard Comfortable With Virginia Tech Future

William Pritchard Offensive Lineman, Class of 2019. Manchester High School, Midlothian, VA 6-3, 290. Just a few days after receiving an offer from Virginia Tech ...

Threatening social media post prompts police presence at Evergreen Elementary  WTVR CBS 6 News

A police officer was on the campus Evergreen Elementary school in Chesterfield County Wednesday morning after a threating social media post.

Class of 2019: Offense/Special Teams  Observer Online

Observer Sports Staff | Thursday, February 7, 2019. KENDALL ABDUR-RAHMAN. Photo courtesy of Blue & Gold Illustrated, Rivals. WIDE RECEIVER. 6'0” • 175.

Editor gives his take on local politics  Village News Online

The times, they are a changin' , and no more so than in politics. A new redistricting map drawn by a court-appointed special master will result in five Republican ...

How It Happened: QB Brendon Clark commits to Notre Dame  247Sports

After losing Cade McNamara and falling short on Graham Mertz, Notre Dame secured a pledge from quarterback Brendon Clark. Irish Illustrated reviewed how it ...

Police arrest Chesterfield murder suspect’s son  WTVR CBS 6 News

The teenage son of a Chesterfield County man, accused of shooting his estranged wife and fatally shooting her boyfriend, was arrested on gun and drug ...

Meet Penn State football's 2019 signing class  PennLive

James Franklin and co. picked up 23 new players (so far) in this cycle.

Virginia Tech offensive lineman D’Andre Plantin plans to transfer  Roanoke Times

BLACKSBURG - Virginia Tech offensive lineman D'Andre Plantin is planning to graduate in December and transfer. The fourth-year junior out of Norcross High ...

Gone clubbing: At county schools, after-school activities abound  Chesterfield Observer

Teachers, as most of us know, devote a lot more time to their jobs than just the hours at school from September through June. Tsugumi Fukuma, though, took it ...

Preiss to lead Brandermill Woods  Chesterfield Observer

Charmaine Preiss has been promoted to executive director at Brandermill Woods following the retirement of long-time executive director, Mira Pallotta. Originally ...

Police investigating assault reports at Manchester High School

Chesterfield Police are investigating reports of assaults by several juvenile male students at Manchester high school over the past month.

Junior cadet receives highest honor  Chesterfield Observer

On Tuesday June 12, James River High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadet Clark Brandau was recognized with the Legion of Valor ...

William Pritchard Commits To Virginia Tech

Offensive lineman William Pritchard has committed to Virginia Tech. He is the third offensive lineman of the 2014 class, and the 14th overall commitment.

'We have to be better': Bus issues persist in Chesterfield County despite School Board pressure

A month into the school year, transportation problems in Chesterfield County schools are still rampant.

Man found unresponsive in Chesterfield parking lot  WWBT NBC12 News

Police in Chesterfield County are trying to determine what happened to a man who was found injured and unresponsive Sunday night.

What Virginia Tech 2019 verbal commits plan on signing during early signing period?  Roanoke Times

BLACKSBURG - Virginia Tech will head into national signing day on Feb. 6 with little work left to do. The Hokies will sign most of its recruiting class during the ...

Car hits student outside Midlothian High School  WTVR CBS 6 News

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- A Midlothian High School student was hurt Thursday morning when he was struck by a car driven by another student, according to ...

Special needs students compete in Medford Basketball League game  WRIC

The game was part of the Medford League which was created to give special needs students the opportunity to train and compete.. News, weather, sports ...

Juvenile arrested for rape at high school  WWBT NBC12 News

Chesterfield Police confirm a male juvenile was arrested after an accused rape at Manchester High School last week.

Husband and wife arrested after meth lab found in Chesterfield backyard  WTVR CBS 6 News

A husband and wife have been arrested after Chesterfield Police found a meth lab in the Salem Woods Neighborhood Wednesday night.

School board votes to build new Manchester Middle School

The Chesterfield County School Board voted Monday night to nix plans to renovate Manchester Middle School and to construct a replacement school instead.

Friends mourn loss of couple, a mother of three and an Alabama man, killed in wreck in Chesterfield

The couple killed when their SUV struck a tractor-trailer head-on in Chesterfield County hadn't been dating long, but friends said the Alabama man and the ...

Complete breakdown of every Notre Dame class of 2019 signee  247Sports

Irish Illustrated and 247Sports bring you a complete look at every signee for Notre Dame's class of 2019.

Fredericksburg Concert Band celebrates 20 years of making music

Most musicians who played in their high school and college bands wind up shelving their instruments once they finish school.

High school student arrested after drugs, knife found in car  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A Chesterfield high school student is facing charges after police said they found a knife and drugs in his car in the school ...

Midlothian teen swims in snow after losing bet

Sean Moon, who swims on his high school team, has redefined the term year-round swimming.

Juvenile arrested in Florida over social media threat to Hanover High  WWBT NBC12 News

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - A male juvenile from Florida was arrested in connection with a social media threat against Hanover High School. Deputies confirm the ...

Midlothian Turnpike reopens after vacant house fire  WWBT NBC12 News

Heavy smoke was seen in a wooded area just west of the Walmart on Midlothian Turnpike late Thursday morning.

Gun fired during off-campus fight between Midlothian Middle School students

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A fight at Midlothian Middle School prompted a police investigation and a letter home to parents from the principal. The fights ...

Special community blood drive honoring three Manchester students  WWBT

The parents of three Manchester High School students who've died recently want to give something back in their honor.

Logano wins NASCAR race at Martinsville  8News

Joey Logano has snagged one of the four spots in NASCAR's title race by holding off reigning champion Martin Truex Jr. in a sideways slide across the ...

Sheriff's office: Resident's sign is not a hate crime  WWBT NBC12 News

The New Kent County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook on Friday that a sign placed on property in the 5300 block of New Kent Highway is not a hate crime.

Obama invites Chesterfield teacher to White House, responds to letter

President Obama on Tuesday responded to the letter of a Chesterfield teacher at the National Teacher of the Year celebration.

Hanover officials 'disgusted' by vandalism at high school  WWBT NBC12 News

Officials with Hanover County Public Schools say they are "disgusted" by vandalism that was found at Patrick Henry High School recently.

Virginia city council video replaced with anti-abortion film  WWBT NBC12 News

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Civic-minded Virginia residents logging on to a city website expected to find video of the most recent Charlottesville City Council ...

'Sparkle Effect' helps Manchester cheerleading squad shine  WWBT NBC12 News

The Manchester High School cheerleading squad is shining this year, and it has everything to do with the "Sparkle Effect."

Groups urge governor to veto budget language they say will ‘eviscerate’ contraception program  WWBT NBC12 News

A professional medical organization and the Virginia Board of Health are uneasy about language in the proposed budget that they say will essentially eviscerate ...

Taziki's Mediterranean Café Virginia Launches "HOPE" Program

Partnership between area programs and Taziki's teaches students with special needs. Taziki's Mediterranean Café Virginia Launches "HOPE" Program ...

15-year-old girl pulls knife, assaults school resource officer  WWBT NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A 15-year-old L.C. Bird High School student assaulted two school employees and the school resource officer after displaying a ...

Manchester High School teen killed in shooting  WWBT

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The victim of a deadly overnight shooting has been identified as 17-year-old Tre Antonio Walton by Chesterfield Police.

Mechanics stress washing under your car once snow melts  WWBT NBC12 News

Most people clear the snow from the outside of the car but neglect to focus underneath where the salt and brine accumulates.

Entire mobile home park displaced by flood  WWBT NBC12 News

An entire community was displaced in a matter of moments after heavy rains moved through the area.

Memorial service honors former elite cheerleader found dead in hotel room

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Friends and family are mourning a former Manchester High School student and elite Chesterfield cheerleader who was killed in Alabama ...

Tech software Gaggle finds possible pornographic item on Chesterfield Schools device  WWBT NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield police is investigating a possibly pornographic item that may be on a device at Providence Middle School.

President Obama recognizes Midlothian teacher  Progress Index

WASHINGTON — Not many people write the president of the United States and expect an answer back. For one high school teacher in Midlothian, who wrote ...

Spanberger announces essay contest on civic engagement for high school students  WWBT NBC12 News

GLEN ALLEN, VA (WWBT) - High school students in Virginia's 7th District have the chance to spend a day in Washington D.C. on Capitol Hill with U.S. ...

Jefferson Hotel tree lighting kicks off holiday season

The Jefferson Hotel hosts its annual tree lighting on Monday, Nov. 26 to kick off the holiday season.

Principal of Paradise, CA, high school resigning because he can’t find housing after Camp Fire  WWBT NBC12 News

Loren Lighthall's home was burned to the ground in November when the deadly Camp Fire ravaged the town of Paradise and killed at least 85 people.

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $83,000 In Scholarships To 74 Virginia High School Seniors  PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $83,000 in scholarships for the ...

Deadly storms topple trees, knock out power to tens of thousands  WWBT NBC12 News

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Two people are dead and tens of thousands of people lost their power early Monday morning as severe storms ripped through ...

Police arrest 19-year-old in Manchester student death  WWBT

A 19-year-old man is under arrest in connection with the death of a Manchester High School student, according to a police source.

Scam alert for 2019: ‘Shimming’ is the new skimming  WWBT NBC12 News

This method is similar to card skimmers, but a new technique targets the chip in your card that's supposed to help prevent identity theft.

Walmart abduction in Chesterfield was a planned hoax  WTVR CBS 6 News

The investigation indicates no abduction occurred and the incident was a hoax planned by the group.

Honoring Our Veterans 2018 | Honoring our Veterans

The Richmond Times-Dispatch salutes our veterans. The following collection of photos was submitted by readers as a tribute to some of the men and women in ...

Passenger killed in crash on 288 identified; icy conditions blamed in multiple crashes  WWBT NBC12 News

Chesterfield fire and EMS responded to more than 30 accidents Friday afternoon; Henrico police report at least 21 crashes.

Students take part in Challenger Day  WWBT NBC12 News

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Students from 22 Henrico County elementary schools took to the baseball field at the Tuckahoe Sports Complex for Challenger Day.

Church powered by faith after severe tornado causes damage  WWBT NBC12 News

The West End Assembly of God took to social media to share the effects of Hurricane Florence aftermath on the church.

10 people rescued after boat capsizes near James River Bridge  WWBT NBC12 News

Ten people were rescued after their boat capsized near the James River Bridge in Newport News early Saturday morning.

Schools closing early, cancelling activities due to heavy rain, storms  WWBT NBC12 News

Heavy rain is forcing some schools in Virginia to alter their schedules on Monday.

James River student says school dress code unfair to female students

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A student at James River High School said she felt like her school's dress code was not fair to female students, so she wrote a ...

HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING: Franklin County places fourth in regional  Franklin News Post

MIDLOTHIAN – Franklin County's competition cheerleading squad placed fourth out of seven teams in the inaugural Class 6 Region B event Saturday at ...

80th Training Command soldiers help students at JROTC Raider Challenge  Progress Index

MIDLOTHIAN — 80th Training Command soldiers seized the opportunity to engage in friendly rivalry with high school Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps ...

Bus driver absences, icy roads concern parents in Chesterfield over school day  WWBT NBC12 News

Chesterfield Schools operated on a two-hour delay Friday. Some families were unhappy with the decision and felt secondary roads were not melting fast enough ...

Wake Lands 4-Star QB for 2019 Class  Blogger So Dear

Wake Forest picked up a commitment from 4-star QB Brendon Clark last night. Clark is a 6-2, 180 quarterback out of Manchester High School in Midlothian, VA.

Man in need of a roof says company didn't think issues were a big deal  WWBT NBC12 News

William Massie claims he has a bad roof and even brought in a third party to prove it. Announces Cory Van Dyke as 2018 Football Beat Writer is pleased to announce that Cory Van Dyke will be our Virginia Tech Football beat writer for the 2018-19 academic year.

Police: Second suspect arrested in beauty salon robbery  WWBT NBC12 News

The Chesterfield County Police Department says both suspects in a beauty salon robbery have been arrested.

Not cleaning dryer vent could be a fire hazard  WWBT NBC12 News

Every year, thousands of house fires are started by a clothes dryer.

50 turtles seized from fast-food parking lot quickly adopted  WWBT NBC12 News

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Animal Care and Control had 50 turtles up for adoption on Thursday after they were seized from a fast-food store parking ...

Family, friends mourn Chesterfield Co. teens killed by train  WWBT NBC12 News

Family and friends are grieving after two Chesterfield County teens were killed Wednesday when they were struck by an Amtrak train.

Police identify 2 men shot to death in Richmond  WWBT NBC12 News

Police have identified the two men found shot to death on Richmond's north side Sunday night.

Chesterfield obtains warrant for man featured on ‘America’s Most Wanted’  WWBT NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield police have obtained a warrant in an attempted abduction for Michael E. Moore, who was arrested in Florida over ...

Abducted 88-year-old man recovered safe  WWBT NBC12 News

John Alee Wimbush was last seen at 10:28 a.m. on Forest Street in Martinsville, Virginia. Police say he may be with Valerie Vianna Swinson (AKA Valerie ...

Safety manager out at Chesterfield Schools after controversial Facebook posts  WWBT NBC12 News

The safety and security manager for Chesterfield County Public School is no longer employed by the school system, officials said Thursday morning.

Man shot while attempting to stop Richmond motel robbery  WWBT NBC12 News

According to police, a woman said she was getting robbed when her boyfriend came to intervene.

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Twine becomes impact player for Eagles  Franklin News Post

The noted 3-point marksman and free-throw shooter has averaged 21.3 points-per-game in four postseason games for Franklin County, which plays Frank Cox ...

Chesterfield takes back 349 pounds of unused medication  WWBT NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Nearly 350 pounds of unused prescription medication was turned in Tuesday. Chesterfield County held a take-back day for any ...

Petersburg Athletic Hall of Fame Series: A storied career honored  Progress Index

PETERSBURG - For Kerry Gray, football was his calling. “Football carried me until I could carry myself,” Kerry said. “The game owes me nothing and I owe much ...

Aunt died trying to save nephew drowning in Chesterfield pool  WTVR CBS 6 News

Aunt drowned trying to save struggling nephew in Chesterfield pool.

TIF for tat: How Stoney’s billion-dollar development plan will be paid off  WWBT NBC12 News

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The buzz continues to grow over Mayor Stoney's proposed billion-dollar reinvention of downtown Richmond. The development would ...

Some school districts may struggle to find local match for proposed teacher pay raise  WWBT NBC12 News

Danielle Kinder has teaching in her family tree — her mom presides over a high school classroom down the hallway from her in Russell County and her sister ...

Friends and family mourn teen killed in crash  WWBT

Family and friends are mourning the death of a Chesterfield teenager killed in a car crash Thursday night. Police say 17-year-old Gage Edwards was behind the ...

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