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Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Chesterfield County News

Toddler died in Midlothian day care owner's custody in 1993
Posted: October 31, 2014

The operator of a Midlothian home day care that caught fire last week, fatally injuring a 1-year-old boy, was investigated 21 years ago this month in the sudden death of a 16-month-old girl in her care.

No one injured in fire at home day care in Brandermill
Posted: October 30, 2014

Two adults and three children escaped a fire today at a home day care center in Brandermill, marking the second fire in less than two weeks at a home day care in Chesterfield County.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Section of Hicks Road closed due to earlier crash
Posted: October 29, 2014

Dominion Virginia Power crews were in the final stages of restoring power to most of about 1,200 Providence Road-area customers in Chesterfield County after two utility poles snapped as the result of a traffic crash Wednesday morning.

Wegmans to begin Midlothian, Short Pump construction in early 2015
Posted: October 29, 2014

New York supermarket chain will start building its Chesterfield County store in early spring, followed by work on a Henrico location in June.

UPS truck crashes from state Route 288 north onto state Route 10
Posted: October 29, 2014

A UPS truck crashed from state Route 288 north onto state Route 10 after it was cut off by a car that failed to stop, Virginia State Police said.

Chesterfield gathers public opinion on changing school start times
Posted: October 28, 2014

Chesterfield County’s town hall discussion on changing school start times attracted more than 200 people with mixed opinions.

Chesterfield poverty symposium next year will include documentary
Posted: October 28, 2014

Organizers of a symposium on poverty in Chesterfield County are planning to create a short documentary that they hope will raise awareness and bring more people out to the January event.

Toddler died of acute thermal inhalation in daycare fire
Posted: October 27, 2014

A 1-year-old Chesterfield County boy who was mistakenly left inside a Midlothian home day care that caught fire died of acute thermal inhalational injuries , the state medical examiner’s office said Monday.

Refinancing convention center's bonds will save localities $13.7 million
Posted: October 27, 2014

Regional officials are refinancing the debt on the Greater Richmond Convention Center, saving the four localities that pay for it through a hotel occupancy tax $13.7 million.

TRAFFIC: Crash closes all lanes on Rt. 288 north at Midlothian
Posted: October 27, 2014

According to highway officials, all lanes are closed on Rt. 288 north at Midlothian Turnpike (Rt. 60), due to a crash.

Chesterfield's higher teen crash rates tied to early school day
Posted: October 26, 2014

Teenagers in Chesterfield County are 30 percent more likely to wreck their cars on a weekday than their peers in neighboring Henrico County.

CERT training available to Chesterfield residents
Posted: October 26, 2014

dlCHESTERFIELD —edl Chesterfield County residents can register for the Community Emergency Response Team’s free training course until Friday.

2015 race in Richmond is "once in a lifetime" chance for U.S. cyclists
Posted: October 25, 2014

Next year’s UCI Road World Championships in Richmond present a unique opportunity for American cyclists who have the extremely rare chance to race for the sport’s top honor on home soil.

Man robbed at gunpoint in Chesterfield
Posted: October 25, 2014

A man was robbed at gunpoint in Chesterfield County on Saturday evening.

Driver dies in Chesterfield crash
Posted: October 25, 2014

An unidentified driver died early Saturday in a crash being investigated by Chesterfield County police.

Chesterfield man charged with killing state trooper deemed competent
Posted: October 24, 2014

A Chesterfield County man who had been declared mentally incompetent to stand trial in last year's slaying of Virginia State Trooper Junius A. Walker has been restored to competency at Central State Hospital, but the defendant's lawyers are skeptical and will seek guidance from a mental health expert.

Child fatally injured in day care fire was found strapped in car seat
Posted: October 24, 2014

A 1-year-old Chesterfield County boy was fatally injured in Tuesday's fire at a Midlothian home day care without working smoke detectors.

USA Cycling's last day in Richmond includes rides and visits to schools
Posted: October 23, 2014

While a group of the nation’s top professional cyclists received warm welcomes everywhere they went visiting Richmond this week, perhaps the warmest reception came from two groups of schoolchildren Thursday.

Former church finance manager sentenced to 10 years for $760,000 theft
Posted: October 23, 2014

The theft of more than $760,000 from Chester United Methodist Church ruined the parish's credit, forced layoffs of church staff, caused mission programs to be eliminated and necessitated $200,000 in loans to pay bills as the congregation struggled to recover.

Toddler escapes car seat, causes SUV to drive into building
Posted: October 22, 2014

A 2-year-old escaped injury on Wednesday after managing to get out of a child car seat and put the vehicle in drive, causing it to crash into an automotive shop in Chesterfield County, authorities said.

Midlothian daycare center struck by fire operated without state license
Posted: October 22, 2014

Chesterfield fire investigators continued to investigate the cause of the blaze, which they said was accidental and started in an attached garage before spreading into the home.

Henrico police investigate armed robbery of Staples Mill Road restaurant
Posted: October 22, 2014

Henrico County police are investigating the robbery of a Staples Mill Road restaurant late Tuesday.

Chesterfield police search for 3 in Midlothian Turnpike restaurant armed robbery
Posted: October 22, 2014

Three armed robbers held up a Midlothian Turnpike restaurant late Tuesday, Chesterfield County police said.

Chesterfield man charged following Midlothian Turnpike standoff
Posted: October 20, 2014

Richmond police have arrested a former Meadowbrook High School student on multiple charges, including attempted capital murder, in connection with an hours-long stand-off with police Sunday afternoon.

Mother convicted of murder in double shooting
Posted: October 20, 2014

A longtime nurse and mother of three children who opened fire on two men who she believed were antagonizing her husband was convicted Monday night of second-degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding and two firearms charges.

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