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Henrico Police seek information about Northern Henrico shooting death

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Henrico Police are seeking the public’s help in learning more about a shooting that left a man dead in Northern Henrico April 20. It happened in the 200 block of Knights Manor Court, just off Azalea Avenue near Wilkinson Road and the Richmond Raceway, shortly before 5 p.m. Police received a call about a firearm violation, arrived on the scene […]

Amazon building robotics fulfillment center at Richmond Raceway, hiring more than 1,000 employees

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For months, speculation that Amazon was building a massive facility on land at the Richmond Raceway complex grew. Wednesday, that speculation became reality as the company and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that the company is building a 650,000-square-foot robotics fulfillment center on 119 acres there, in Henrico’s Fairfield District, with plans to hire more than 1,000 employees. The facility […]

COVID-19

New COVID-19 cases in Henrico falling slightly

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While cases begin to decline after a slight nationwide surge, Henrico County reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to the Virginia Department of Health. The county’s seven-day moving average fell to 58 new cases reported daily. The county reported three new hospitalizations and one new virus-related death, according to VDH data. Henrico’s PCR and antigen rapid tests […]

GRTC passenger dies in I-64 crash in Henrico

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A passenger on a GRTC CARE bus that ran off the road and crashed on I-64 in Henrico’s West End has died. The accident occurred at about 6:10 p.m. April 20 near mile marker 179 on I-64 East. Virginia State Police reported that a black Chevrolet Silverado was merging onto I-64 East from West Broad Street and struck the white […]

Air quality in Metro Richmond remains among best in nation

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For the ninth consecutive year, Metro Richmond ranks among the cleanest U.S. regions for healthy air, according to the American Lung Association. The organization’s annual “State of the Air” report found that the region (which includes 13 counties and 4 cities) improved to its best performance for ozone smog and remained unchanged from last year’s best-ever results for both the short-term (daily) […]

Governor’s race draws $11 million total in first-quarter fundraising

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The 13 candidates running for the Virginia executive mansion raised a total of more than $11 million in three months, according to recently released finance reports. The candidates had more than $18 million in cash on hand in the first quarter, according to finance report data reported by the Virginia Public Access Project. Cash on hand is tracked as accessible […]

Henrico Property Transactions – Apr. 7-13, 2021

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117 N. Foxhill Road – $225,000, 1,004 SF (built in 1990), from Angela Nelson to Marnisha Cameron. 2615 Coachouse Lane – $250,000, 952 SF (built in 1984), from Donna Kaye and Bernice A. Deane to Susan E. Caputo. 2305 Nelson Street – $292,000, 1,601 SF (built in 1958), from Tracy D. and Wendolynn Short to Erin Elizabeth Burlew. 3005 Stonebriar […]

2 Henrico students earn corporate-sponsored National Merit scholarships

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Two Henrico students were among 28 from Virginia to earn corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship Program scholarships. Freeman High School student Andre H. Tran, of Glen Allen, earned a National Merit Northop Grumman Scholarship, which the company awards to children of employees. Tran intends to pursue studies in the field of law. Collegiate School student Charles F. Conquest, of Henrico, received […]

Henrico News Minute – Apr. 21, 2021

Henrico homes are selling for slightly more than they did last year; Henrico Police seek help identifying a woman struck by a car in the West End Monday night; 52 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Henrico schools since spring break; the federal government is offering financial assistance for funerals related to COVID-19. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought […]