Protestors hold ‘die-in’ at Dunnavant’s office

Several dozen affordable healthcare advocates held a “die-in” in front of Virginia Senator Siobhan Dunnavant’s Henrico County medical office at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital today, urging Dunnavant to support the expansion of Medicaid in the state. The event was organized by Progress Virginia, an advocacy group that promotes what it terms “progressive values” statewide. The group cited a 2012 report by […]

Facebook: 1.7M Virginians affected by alleged privacy breach

Facebook has notified Virginia officials that as many as 1.7 million Virginians – about 20 percent of the state’s total population – may have been affected by an alleged privacy breach that recently was uncovered. According to Facebook, approximately 7,100 users in Virginia downloaded the third-party application ‘This is Your Digital Life,’ potentially exposing the private information of up to […]

Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: April 30, 2018

This week, Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers wants to help the Richmond Police Department identify the person who shot a man on Ambrose Street. On April 18 this year at about 8:24 p.m., Richmond Police were called to the 2300 block of Ambrose Street for a report of a person shot. The victim was transported to the hospital and rushed to […]

Henrico schools collect more than 8,700 denim items

Students, parents and community members from Henrico County Public Schools collected more than 8,700 pairs of denim items for Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia as part of Goodwill’s third annual Denim Drive donation contest, beating last year’s collection by 2,000 pairs of denim items. Goodwill awarded cash prizes during a ceremony at Regency Mall on April 28 to the […]

Henrico to offer rabies vaccinations for pets May 19

The Henrico County Police Division will provide rabies vaccines for dogs and cats from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 19 at the Henrico County Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Road. Pet owners must register and pay at the cashier’s office in the Administration Building before seeing a veterinarian on the first level of the adjacent parking deck. Each vaccine […]