By BeKura W. Shabazz On May 30 at KinderCare in Chester, children gathered all around a big colorful alphabet carpet to learn their first lessons about climate change, why it is important to take care of the earth and what are some of the things that they can do... Read more
A man and a woman were charged with multiple offenses following an officer-involved shooting on May 31. At about 11 p.m., police were conducting a foot patrol at the Suburban Motel, 2401 W. Hundred Road. When police entered the motel, they saw a man and a woman. When the... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — Getting help in an emergency is now faster and easier for those in the Richmond region who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, can’t speak, or are in a situation where it isn’t safe to speak. As of June 4, those who are not able to call 911 can... Read more
Officers help with annual Special Olympics fundraiser
CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield police once again helped carry the torch for the Special Olympics. Participants raised funds in order to run in the race from Chester Police Station to the Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center near Mimms Drive. The run began Friday, June 8, at 9 a.m. and ended... Read more
Davis, Mr. Henry Thomas “Tom” Jr., 80, of Chesterfield, husband of Faye Vass Davis. Dodson, Mrs. Jessalyn Christian, 92, of Chesterfield, widow of Isaac Burton Dodson. Fountain, Mr. John Arthur III, 68, of South Chesterfield, an Army retiree, husband of Veronica Seabrook Fountain. Gross, Mr. George Raymond, 75, of... Read more
NAACP committee chair protests incident; Police department says Taser use ‘improper’
CHESTER – A March 28 incident near Virginia State University resulted in the Chesterfield NAACP’s legal redress committee hosting a press conference last week at Chester Library. Committee chairman Tavorise Marks called the press conference to protest the treatment of 21-year-old James Monk, who was pepper sprayed twice and... Read more
Anthony, Mrs. Sallye Anne Link, 70, of Chesterfield, wife of Alan Anthony. Beahm, Ms. Robyn Elena, 52, of North Chesterfield. Bowman, Mr. Herbert “Aubrey,” 89, of Chester, husband of Carol Bowman. Brown, Mrs. Ruth Ann, 90, of Chesterfield, wife of Wallace Lloyd Brown Jr. Butler, Mrs. Anne Elizabeth, 97,... Read more
Sheriff’s deputy charged with carnal knowledge of inmate
CHESTERFIELD — Stephen C. Neal, 51, of Key Deer Drive in Chesterfield, was arrested last week and charged with one count of carnal knowledge of an inmate. The incident is alleged to have occured with a woman March 5 while Neal was serving as a deputy sheriff and on... Read more
Police looking for missing man
Chesterfield Police are searching for a missing man who was last seen at about 12 a.m. Sunday, May 20. Douglas E. Burwell Jr., of the 6000 block of Gatesgreen Drive, was last seen by his girlfriend. She reported that Burwell had asked her to go on a walk, but... Read more
Dale Lee Williams
Dale Lee Williams, 30, of Chester, Va., passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Born in Hopewell, Va., he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Grams and Granddaddy; and his paternal grandparents, Peepaw and Peemomma. He was a 2007 graduate of Thomas Dale High School in Chester.... Read more