A judge has dismissed a $1.3 million defamation lawsuit against Chesterfield County school officials filed by the mother of a young student who died in 2012 from a severe allergic reaction after ingesting a peanut at Hopkins Road Elementary School.
A fire in Chesterfield County appears to have been started by a car that was being charged in a garage on Thursday night, according to fire Lt. Jason Elmore.
Real estate tax rates will increase by a penny and vehicle registration fees will double in the budget approved Wednesday by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors.
Chesterfield County supervisors on Wednesday unanimously approved a conditional-use permit for a Brandermill home day care at the center of a heated debate over what is allowed in the planned community.
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors has adopted a 1-cent increase to the property tax rate.
Chesterfield County police are searching for two armed males who robbed the owners of the Marketplace 20 in Chester Tuesday night after they had closed the business.
A Cosby High School graduate has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a beloved horse at Ellis Farm last summer in Chesterfield County with a pistol he stole from a car during a string of vehicle break-ins he committed with two friends.
Chesterfield County supervisors will decide this afternoon whether they can agree on a set of eleventh-hour budget cuts instead of increasing homeowners’ tax rates.
About 120 students at J.A. Chalkley Elementary School may be reassigned to nearby Jacobs Road Elementary School next school year in an attempt to reduce overcrowding.
Move over, cheetah cubs. There's a new baby in town. After 15 months of gestation and two hours of labor, Jessie the giraffe gave birth at the Metro Richmond Zoo on Monday. (Watch a video of the birth)
LOS ANGELES — Drew Barrymore is now a mommy of two.
Living Word Church will ask the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday to approve the rezoning of about 22 acres along Courthouse Road for a potential subdivision.
CHESTERFIELD —The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Animal Control Unit has started a program to reconnect lost dogs and cats with their owners quickly.
CHESTERFIELD —Staff members with the Chesterfield County Planning Department want to hear ideas for the Bon Air Special Area Plan at the Bon Air Elementary School cafeteria.
If you’re an insurance company executive who has stolen millions — if not billions — of dollars from customers to finance a lavish lifestyle, chances are pretty good you’ve heard of Tom Gober.
Three days before the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors tries for a second time to agree on next year’s budget, only one thing seems certain: The school system will get money to hire 112 new teachers.
Earth Day is officially April 22 — Tuesday — but the local celebrations will extend into next weekend.
A Midlothian man who attempted to flee the area while facing federal child pornography charges was sentenced to 6 years in prison this morning.
In the midst of a $14 million expansion, Abilene Motor Express is adding 75 employees at its Chesterfield County operation.
Twenty-five 5th-graders at Bellwood Elementary raised $150 to adopt a baby loggerhead at the state aquarium in Virginia Beach and named it Aqua.
An 18-year-old Chesterfield County woman whose body was found under suspicious circumstances in a median strip under the Dundas Road overpass died accidentally of blunt force trauma to her torso, perhaps after falling, police have concluded.
A vehicle crashed Wednesday night after leading a Chesterfield County officer on a chase, according to Chesterfield County police Lt. George Burgess.
Petersburg police are investigating the shooting death of a man who was found wounded Tuesday inside a home on Kentucky Avenue.
RICHMOND A Chesterfield County woman has been arrested in the shooting of two men Tuesday night at Southside Plaza in South Richmond.
Hull Street Road west at Doss Road in Chesterfield County reopened this morning in the aftermath of a tractor-trailer wreck Tuesday that led to the spill of about 150 gallons of diesel fuel into a small creek and along the side of the road, officials said.