Passengers who were stuck overnight on a disabled Amtrak train for 14 hours had to put up with balky toilets, intermittent air conditioning and train personnel who were absent during most of the ordeal, a traveler said Monday.
Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at the swing state’s premier party fundraiser and ridiculing this fall’s conservative Republican statewide ticket as extreme captives of Tea Party ideology.
Capt. Emmett Williams of the Richmond police said the boy was crushed by an old yellow tulip poplar tree that became uprooted during heavy winds and rains at Maymont Park shortly before 4 p.m.
A Richmond filmmaker is putting the final touches on a documentary about a former Navy SEAL trainee convicted in a 1995 slaying.
Move-in day isn’t for almost two months, but Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Richmond and its many partners have succeeded in building his team its “field of dreams.”
More than 60 police officers will be pedaling through the Richmond area en route to a Washington memorial to honor law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.
Richmond police say the fatal shootings of a couple appear to be a murder-suicide.
Richmond’s mayor says dozens of mature trees were cleared from the Washington Redskins summer training camp site because original site plans were modified.
A suburban Richmond zoo has been cleared of any wrongdoing stemming from a deadly tiger attack last year.
Virginia Beach’s economic development director says if an NBA team relocates to Virginia Beach it could temporarily play in Richmond.