Nonprofit helps Virginia maintain lowest recidivism rate

During the past 14 years, Richard Walker went from dodging incarceration to running a volunteer organization aimed at helping other ex-offenders stay clean and out of prison. The efforts of groups like his are one reason Virginia has the nation’s lowest recidivism — or reoffense — rate for former inmates, state officials say. The story of Bridging the Gap in […]

Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: April 16, 2018

Crime Stoppers wants to help Richmond Police identify two persons of interest in relation to a shooting that occurred in the Blackwell Neighborhood in February of last year. On Feb. 12, 2017 at about 4:30 p.m., Richmond Police were called to the intersection of East 20th Street and Albany Avenue for a report of a person shot. Officers located an […]