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Eyes in the sky

By Patty Kruszewski, Citizen Managing Editor 07/21/2017 General NewsGovernment

Members of the Henrico Citizens Police Academy Alumni (pictured) got a rare peek at the “high” side of law enforcement recently, with a trip to the Metro Aviation Hangar adjacent to Richmond International Airport.

About 25 academy alumni gathered at the hangar July 11 to hear Officer Shaun McCarthy describe a typical day aloft - and some not so typical – in a Cessna owned by the Metro Aviation Unit. > Read more.

Rock on!

By Patty Kruszewski, Citizen Managing Editor 07/21/2017 FeaturesGeneral News

The painted rocks craze is thriving in Henrico, as a walk around the grounds of local libraries and parks will demonstrate. This rock was spotted near Libbie Mill Library, and there's a slideshow of many more uniquely-painted stones on the RVA Rocks Facebook page (https://facebook.com/groups/RVARocks/).

Painting and hiding rocks is a family activity appropriate for all ages, and parents especially like the way it fosters creativity and gets kids outdoors. > Read more.

Goochland man arrested at RIC with gun

Citizen Staff Reports 07/20/2017 General NewsPublic Safety

A Goochland County man was arrested at Richmond International Airport July 19 after Transportation Security Administration officers found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.

A TSA officer detected the 9 mm caliber handgun inside the man’s carry-on bag as it entered the security checkpoint X-ray machine. The handgun was loaded with 12 bullets. > Read more.

Kansas man struck, killed while crossing West Broad Street

Citizen Staff Reports 07/20/2017 General NewsPublic Safety
A 54-year-old Kansas man was struck and killed by a car while attempting to cross West Broad Street near Bethlehem Road in the Near West End at about 10:30 p.m., July 19.

Julius A. McBride of Overland Park, Kansas, was struck by a car traveling east on West Broad Street. > Read more.

Henrico Police warn citizens to ‘Take it, Lock it or Lose it’

By Ashley Luck, Special to the Citizen 07/20/2017 General NewsPublic Safety

Eastern parts of Henrico County have witnessed a recent increase in larceny from automobiles, so Henrico Police officials are spreading the word to encourage citizens to lock their vehicles.

Police are handing out and posting fliers and putting message boards in neighborhoods to educate residents.

There usually is a rise of larceny from automobiles during Christmas, spring and summer break, said Henrico Police Officer James Bupp. > Read more.

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Entertainment
Weekend Top 10
‘Five Flights’ opens July 20 at CAT Theatre
Henrico actress lands role in Christian TV series
All’s fair in food and fun
Restaurant Watch

Obituaries
Obituary – Hoyle S. “Chick” Walters
Obituary – Janet Sue Vest
Obituary – Barbara Jean (Chilton) Crider
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Community
Glen Allen woman raising companion dog
Guided tour of Malvern Hill planned as part of ‘History at Sunset’ series
Anthem LemonAid registration now open
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Opinions
Growing a grown-up: Part II
How to grow an adult
Make ‘em take the pledge: no more snuff boxes!
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Sports
Code Lacrosse joins Richmond Strikers
5 Henrico student-athletes win scholarships at awards dinner
RIR to host playoff race in 2018
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Henrico County will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park. The free event begins at 4 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, food trucks, contests and games, inflatables and other family activities. A Henrico County 4th of July Celebration has taken place annually since 1981, and this is the second year the event has been held later in the day with a finale by the Richmond Symphony and laser-light show. The symphony will perform under “The Big Tent,” a state-of-the-art mobile stage that allows the orchestra to take its music out into the local communities. Red, White, and Lights is sponsored by Henrico County and Genworth. For details, visit http://www.henrico.us/calendar/red-white-lights-2. Full text

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