Charges dismissed against man, two police officers disciplined
ABOVE: James Monk speaks at the May 31 press conference at the Chester Library. Tavorise Marks of the NAACP Legal Redress Committee is pictured behind Monk. A Richmond man who was arrested following an incident near Virginia State University at 12:30 a.m. March 28 had two misdemeanor charges against him... Read more

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Obituaries September 6, 2018

Ambs, Mrs. Elizabeth Anne, 75, of Chester, wife of Stephen P. Ambs. Freeburger, Mrs. Helen Louise Talley, 83, of Chester, wife of Barron Henry Freeburger. Henderson Burrus, Ms. Krissia Ansara, 20, of Chesterfield. Jackson, Ms. Marquita M. “Bubbles,” 39, of Chesterfield. May, Mrs. Margaret, 83, of Chesterfield, wife of Bill... Read more
Police have arrested a man who allegedly assaulted a child at a residence on Grand Oaks Forest Circle in Chester Aug. 14. At about 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15, police responded to the residence for reported child abuse. The investigation indicates that on Aug. 14, Carlus A. Tucker Jr., 25,... Read more
Police arrest second suspect in crash that killed boy
        ABOVE: Jose A. Gonzalez-Flores (left); Edilberto Hernandez-Perez (right) CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield County police arrested a second man in relation to a fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of Belmont Road and Sue Jean Drive at about 4:55 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25. Police said a 2011... Read more

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Obituaries August 28, 2018

Bragaw, Mr. Rexford Townsend III, 70, of North Chesterfield, husband of Judy Ann Bragaw. Cole, Ms. Charlotte R., 71, of North Chesterfield. Crowder, Mrs. Mary Dunnavant, 66, of Chester, wife of Harold Crowder Jr. Grundy, Mr. John R. (Dick), 74, Edgewater, Fla, formerly of Chester, husband of Bettie Grundy. Heath, Mrs. Mary Jane,... Read more
Police arrest second suspect in fatal crash CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield County police arrested a second man in relation to a fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of Belmont Road and Sue Jean Drive at about 4:55 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Police said a 2011 Dodge Ram pickup struck... Read more

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Obituaries August 21, 2018

Anderson, Mrs. Charlotte Clement, 82, of North Chesterfield, wife of the Rev. M. Arthur Anderson. Flory, Mrs. Laura Williams, 92, of Chesterfield, widow of Tom Williams, wife of Charles Russell Flory. Goldman, Ms. Marie Ann, 72, of Chesterfield. Gurganus, Mrs. Catherine Curtis, 88, of Chester, wife of William J.... Read more
Man gets 58 years for three Thanksgiving Day murders
It looks as if a Chester man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his wife and two others on Thanksgiving night 2017. Chesterfield Circuit Court Judge T.J. Hauler last week sentenced Christopher Gattis, 59, to 100 years in prison with 45 suspended for each... Read more

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Obituaries August 14, 2018

Barden, Mr. Harry Rucker, 86, of Chesterfield, widower of Nancy Gills Barden. Boyd, Mr. Richard Lee, 64, of Chester, husband of Ellie Boyd. Brockwell, Mr. Bobby Wilton Jr., 47, of Chesterfield. Burton, Mrs. Belinda Dianne Morgan, 60, of Chesterfield, wife of J. Preston Burton Jr. Byrd, Mrs. Virginia “Ginny” Lockett, 94, of Chesterfield, widow... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Police are investigating an armed robbery of the 7-Eleven located in the 6100 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. The robbery occurred around 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12. Police said a man entered the business, displayed a firearm, and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect is described... Read more