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Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

Chesterfield County News

Driver pulled from car in Chesterfield creek
Posted: September 29, 2014

Chesterfield County rescue crews saved a driver who was trapped in a car that had smashed into a tree and fallen into a creek this afternoon, Chesterfield Fire & EMS Lt. Jason Elmore said.

Boys plan to break rocket launch record, raise money for breast cancer
Posted: September 29, 2014

A world record will soon belong to two Chesterfield County teenagers if their plan to launch 4,000 rockets simultaneously this month works.

Chesterfield sets courses for teen drivers, parents
Posted: September 28, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County Public Schools will launch free driving courses for teens and parents this week.

High school options available in Chesterfield
Posted: September 28, 2014

CHESTERFIELD — Chesterfield County Public Schools will hold a series of information fairs for its specialty centers and governor’s schools.

Ex-Marine in civil liberties case indicted on teen sex charge
Posted: September 24, 2014

A former Chesterfield County Marine who was at the center of a civil liberties case that gained national attention two years ago has been indicted on an indecent liberties charge involving a teenage girl, a month after a lower court judge dismisse...

Judge dismisses special education suit
Posted: September 24, 2014

A sweeping lawsuit alleging discrimination against black and disabled students in a number of local school divisions has been thrown out by a federal court judge.

Chesterfield asks judge to dismiss lawsuit against county
Posted: September 23, 2014

Chesterfield County is asking a federal judge to dismiss a developer’s lawsuit against the county and its Board of Supervisors.

Police say puppy stabbed more than 20 times
Posted: September 23, 2014

Angel, a white pit bull puppy, nearly died nine days ago when the four-to-five-month-old dog was found discarded in the woods after being stabbed more than 20 times.

Chesterfield police looking for suspect in dog stabbing
Posted: September 23, 2014

Chesterfield County are looking for a man in relation to dog stabbing Sept. 14.

UPDATE: Runt of cheetah litter under 24-hour veterinary care
Posted: September 23, 2014

The Metro Richmond Zoo is becoming a baby cheetah factory. A 3-year-old first-time mother named Milani gave birth to five cubs, the zoo announced Sunday.

Police identify man sought in S. Richmond homicides, shootings
Posted: September 22, 2014

Mark “Clean Up” Skeete, 28, is being sought on charges of attempted murder in the shooting of two men on Wednesday, and is a suspect in the fatal shooting deaths of a man and a woman last Monday, police said.

Man fatally shot at Chesterfield party tried breaking up fight, police say
Posted: September 22, 2014

A Chesterfield County man who was fatally shot Sunday at a party in Chesterfield was trying to break up a fight involving the gunman when he was killed, police said today.

Chesterfield considers 40-minute delay for school start times
Posted: September 22, 2014

The Chesterfield County School Board on Monday rejected an early set of proposals for delaying school start times so teenagers can sleep later, but didn’t abandon the idea.

Chesterfield police seek attempted robbery suspect
Posted: September 22, 2014

Chesterfield County police are searching for a man who attempted to rob an Exxon gas station at 15740 Woods Edge Road at about 8:35 p.m. Saturday but left empty-handed after a problem accessing the cash register.

Dinwiddie man arrested in Chesterfield killing
Posted: September 21, 2014

Chesterfield County police have arrested a 21-year-old Dinwiddie County man and charged him with fatally shooting a 20-year-old man in Chesterfield early Sunday.

Matoaca teen committed to juvenile corrections until 21 for carjacking of VSU student
Posted: September 18, 2014

A documented member of the Bloods street gang who has been in trouble with the law since age 11 was reluctantly given a break by a Chesterfield County judge on Thursday for his role in last year’s abduction and carjacking of a Virginia State Unive...

Get ready to get dirty during the Pretty Muddy 5K
Posted: September 18, 2014

We often go to great pains to avoid getting stained, but the Pretty Muddy 5K will be a fine excuse for Richmond-area residents to get their clothes, bodies and faces filthy while having good, clean fun.

Chesterfield to use school renovations as springboard to revitalization
Posted: September 16, 2014

Chesterfield County will focus on improving neighborhoods around the schools where voter-approved renovations will take place during the next nine years.

Man charged in Chesterfield school teacher attack
Posted: September 16, 2014

Private school teacher charged with assaulting Chesterfield teacher in school parking lot

Chesterfield acquires land to expand Civil War park
Posted: September 16, 2014

The 15 acres overlooking the James River in Chesterfield County had been in Walter Goyne’s family for more than a century.

Sunday Q&A: Col. Robert A. Dawson
Posted: September 13, 2014

Col. Robert A. Dawson grew up in Chesterfield County, graduating from Meadowbrook High School in 1989.

Chesterfield could get 2 to 5 new judges unless state budget cuts interfere
Posted: September 13, 2014

Chesterfield County could get two to five new judges depending on the mood of the General Assembly and how legislators this week decide how to make $882 million in additional spending cuts to offset projected state revenue shortfalls in the two-year budget.

Chesterfield Civil War site expands by 15 acres
Posted: September 13, 2014

CHESTERFIELD The Battery Dantzler Civil War site has expanded by almost 15 acres.

Clerk fights off would-be robber with mop, Chesterfield police say
Posted: September 12, 2014

A mop-wielding gas station clerk fought off an attempted robber who was armed with a handgun in Chesterfield County early this morning, according to police.

Chesterfield County Supervisors have a week to respond to federal lawsuit
Posted: September 11, 2014

Chesterfield County and its five supervisors have until Thursday to respond to a federal lawsuit alleging that Viridis Development Corp.’s constitutional property rights were violated when its application to build a 50-home subdivision was turned ...

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