Tractor-trailer crash snarls I-295 traffic in Varina

UPDATE: FEB. 26, 5 P.M. – Henrico County’s Department of Public Works has closed Charles City Road between Beulah and Turner roads for inspection of the Interstate 295 bridge. Crews are examining the bridge following a tractor-trailer fire beneath the overpass on northbound I-295 this morning. Traffic is being detoured from Charles City Road onto South Laburnum Avenue, to Darbytown […]

Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: Feb. 24-Mar. 1, 2020

This week, Crime Stoppers needs the public’s help in solving a shooting that occurred in the City of Richmond. On Dec. 25, 2019, Richmond Police responded to the 1800 block of East Main Street at the Wing Bar for a shooting that had just occurred. Once on scene, officers located the victim, 37-year-old Kenneth Lawson, down inside the restaurant. He […]

Henrico News Minute – Feb. 26, 2020

The Feb. 26, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about the Henrico Board of Supervisors’s decision to legalize short-term rentals in the county; the McShin foundation to host a CARE talk; the River City Community Players present “Making God Laugh”; a local church offers free job training; a state bill would allow renters to make certain […]

Supervisors legalize short-term rentals, with conditions

Henrico County’s Board of Supervisors last night legalized short-term rentals in the county but did so with a number of conditions. Although it has technically been illegal for anyone to rent properties in the county on a short term basis through platforms such as Airbnb and other similar websites and apps, about 175 to 300 such listings have appeared on […]