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Archive for 2004
Richmond police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a decomposed corpse of a woman discovered Monday in an abandoned house in the 800 block of North 22nd Street. [via]
A 30-year-old Aylett man was sentenced yesterday to 3Ã‚Â½ years in prison for involuntary manslaughter in the traffic death of bicyclist Earl “Bam-Bam” Spellman in the 1600 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike on Sept. 17, 2004. [via]
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant in the amount of $1.7 million to help pay for the restoration of the recreation grounds near Grace and 31st Streets in the City of Richmond due to damage caused by Tropical Depression Gaston.
The RTD has a cute story about a young couple and a non-traditional Thanksgiving.
It’s been more than two months since teenage East End robbery suspect Curtis Blount was found shot to death after an encounter with police, and the Richmond Police Department has yet to formally report to city prosecutors on the case. On Monday, Commonwealth’s Attorney David M. Hicks sent a letter to Police Chief Andre Parker [...]
In The City We Know, Style covers the show at the Eric Schindler Gallery by artist David Rohrer of series of urban landscapes from around Richmond.
Yesterday, the four teens charged in the crime were in Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations General District Court for a preliminary hearing on conspiracy charges to add to the sexual assault, robbery, abduction and firearms charges already filed against them. Judge J. Stephen Buis ruled there was probable cause to certify the conspiracy charges to [...]
A fire broke out at Fairmount Ave. and 20th St. and quickly spread to another house next door.Ã‚Â It just after 4 PM Tuesday and within minutes thick plumes of smoke could be seen several miles away. At this time, there was no word on injuries or a cause for the fire. [via]
Two boys, ages 13 and 10, were wounded Monday night in a drive-by shooting in the Mosby Court public housing complex. Bullets struck each boy in the right leg. Police said their wounds were not life-threatening. The two, who were not believed to be the targets, were being treated Monday night at VCU Medical Center.
On one of the first cold nights of this season, a fire burned a rooming house at 1118 N 23rd Street. The fire appears to have started in the basement and everyone seems to have gotten out ok. [ photos inside ]
From the RTD article ‘Wilder: ‘I will be a mayor of the people – all of the people”: “While crisscrossing the city yesterday, Wilder drove by the site of his childhood home in Church Hill at 28th and P streets. He pointed to where the butcher, movie theater and ice house used to be. He [...]
Turn out for the election was reportedly high this morning, with a line to get in at EDI. Other polling stations in the area didn’t have as heavy traffic. We were able to vote at P St. at 8am with no wait at all.
Richmond police are searching for suspects in a shooting yesterday that left an East End man dead. Authorities said Eddie K. Tenneyson, 69, was shot while sitting inside his car on the 1200 block of N. 24th Street just before 10 a.m. Tenneyson, a resident of the block where the shooting occurred, was transported to [...]
Come out for Harvest Fest at the East District Initiative on 25th Street from 4-7pm. Games, prizes, rides and entertainment!