Henrico Police seek suspect in suspicious activity case

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Henrico Police are seeking the male suspect involved in two suspicious activity incidents in the West End. The first occurred Oct. 27 at about 5:40 p.m., when police were called to a grocery store in the 9000 block of West Broad Street. A female victim reported the man had been staring at her, acting suspiciously as he walked away. With […]

Black Widows prepare for new women’s football season

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Back in 2015 after moving to the Richmond region with her family, Sarah Schkeeper was looking for a way to relieve stress and find friends in her new home. She created a Meetup group online for women’s football, and afterward formed the Richmond Black Widows team. The Black Widows now are part of the Women’s Football Alliance, which was created […]

Obituary – Patricia M. Camper

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Patricia” Pattie” M. Camper 77, of Henrico, Va. passed away October 29, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Houston and Dorothy Camper. She is survived by her sister, Peggy C. Mills; cousin, Dr. Pam Kangas of Apotos, California; special friend, Doris Sherman of Georgia; and many other loving friends from Georgia to Virginia. Pattie enjoyed her years […]

Obituary – David Arthur Simmons

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David Arthur Simmons, doctor and Army veteran, age 85, of Glen Allen, went to join his Lord in Heaven on October 28, 2020. He was born July 25, 1935, in Flint, Michigan. He is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca S. Simmons; children, John, Laura, and William Simmons; grandchildren, Cameron and Ian Simmons; his stepson, Ken Newsome, his wife, Linda […]

Obituary – Jacqueline Dunaway Stansbury

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Jackie was a long time member of the River Road United Methodist Church where she served in numerous roles. She enjoyed being on the usher team and serving as a Sunday school teacher, Leisure Club member, was active in Ann Westflow Circle and was a member of the Trustees committee. Jackie also received the Special Recognition pin from UMW for […]

Obituary – Freda L. Donivan

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Freda L. Donivan, 89, of Sandston, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 2, 2020. Freda was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Donivan Sr.; stepson, Curtis Donivan Jr.; and grandson, Melvin Call. She was a long time member of New Bridge Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with her family and cooking for holiday meals. Left […]

Obituary – Samantha Gale Tyson

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TYSON, Samantha Gale “Sammy”, 25, of Henrico, died October 24, 2020. She is survived by her mother, Barbara Bootwright; brother, Russell Bootwright; the love of her life, Joseph Moore; and their son, Mason; son, Dustin; aunts, Jane Whitely and Jo Ann Orlandi; cousins, Jessica (Eric) and Jennifer (Bryan); and their daughter, Stella. Sammy will also be missed by many extended […]

As nation awaits presidential results, Congress taking shape

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – With all eyes on a closely-contested presidential race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, many Americans may be overlooking the state of the battle for the Congress. “I think we all know that how the top of the ticket does will reflect on the likely outcomes and scenarios for the Senate and the […]

Henrico News Minute – Nov. 6, 2020

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What caused nearly 15,000 absentee ballots in Henrico not to be reported right away?; COVID-19 cases in the county continue to rise; a traffic alert in Eastern Henrico; Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden names a new president and CEO; our weekly crime round-up. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by Commonwealth Catholic Charities.) Sorry! This content is only available […]

Henrico Crime Report – Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2020

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(A sampling of reported incidents and arrests that occurred Oct. 30-Nov. 5 appears below) 200 block of Robin Avenue – Police arrested and charged a citizen with non-aggravated assault at a single-family home Oct. 30 at 6:54 a.m. 5200 block of Brook Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen with shoplifting and possession of cocaine at a convenience store […]