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Hermitage High School teacher is charged with sex crime with a minor

A Hermitage High School teacher has been accused of taking indecent liberties with a minor by a custodian, Henrico County Public Schools officials and ...

Henrico teacher charged with sex crime granted bond  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A Hermitage High School teacher charged with sex crimes involving a minor was granted bond Friday. Leonard Orange went before ...

Community in disbelief, sadden over ‘messages of hate’ at Godwin High School  WTVR CBS 6 News

Hateful words sprayed on to Mills Godwin High are now gone, but people in the community are still in disbelief and saddened that messages of hate showed up ...

‘Violent threat’ vandalism at Godwin High School prompts added patrols  WTVR CBS 6 News

Police are unaware if this vandalism is related to Thursday's vandalism in the area of Regency Mall, but both investigations are ongoing.

Richmond Black Widows give females full contact football experience  WWBT NBC12 News

For the last four years, the Richmond Black Widows have given women the chance to take the football field. It's not two-hand touch, it's not flag football, rather the ...

Benedictine's Clelin Ferrell is about to put himself among greater Richmond's NFL draft history

Ferrell is expected to join a list of seven Richmond-area football players drafted in the first round.

News to know for May 10: Henrico teacher charged with sex crime; Lt. Brad Clark bridge dedication; Susan G. Ko  WWBT NBC12 News

Also, rainy weekend ahead, VCU sexual battery and scarlet fever case.

Dave Bedwell leaves L.C. Bird to coach Hermitage football  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Three-time state high school football champion Dave Bedwell is crossing the river. The coach who led L.C. Bird High School in ...

Program helps workers with Autism thrive on the job  WTVR CBS 6 News

RICHMOND, Va. -- Every time Trey Smith sits down in his cubicle at work, five words greet him. "I CAN AND I WILL." A nod to the determination that has guided ...

Johnson resigns as Hermitage head football coach  WWBT NBC12 News

It was one of the worst seasons in Hermitage High School history, and on Friday the Derrick Johnson era came to an end after less than one year. Johnson ...

Video shows SUV driver collide with Henrico school bus  WTVR CBS 6 News

The crash, between the Hermitage High School bus and a SUV, was reported at about 8:40 a.m. near the intersection of Hillard Road and Hermitage Road.

'We have all become family': Football builds strong sisterhood for Richmond Black Widows  8News

The Richmond Black Widows, the only professional women's football in Virginia, are a month into their fourth season in the Women's Football Alliance. . News ...

Players, coach punished for fighting after high school football game  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Multiple players and one coach received "school consequences" for their roles in a fight that marred the end of Friday night's high ...

Principals call fights after Freeman vs. Hermitage shutout ‘totally unacceptable’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- The principals of Hermitage and Douglas S. Freeman high schools called fights that broke out following Friday night's football game ...

Charges pending after Freeman-Hermitage football game ends with brawl  8News

Police, school officials and the Virginia High School League are investigating after a brawl erupted following the conclusion of Friday night's high school football ...

Retired Hermitage AD Bruce Bowen is chosen for hall of fame

Bruce Bowen, a retired athletics director from Hermitage High School, was chosen for the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Hall of ...

Why I'm Walking Out: A Hermitage High School junior shares his reasoning for walking out of class Wednesday

As many Richmond-area high school students prepare to walk out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence, the Richmond Times-Dispatch asked two ...

Hermitage's Colonial District streak ends, 77 games and 12 years later, at the hands of Glen Allen

Glen Allen wins 28-7, and Donovan Riddick rushes for 100 yards.

Women's football team to play home games at Hermitage HS  Henrico Citizen

The Richmond Black Widows, Richmond's first women's tackle football team and Virginia's longest running women's football team, will play their home games at.

New coaches take over dynasty programs at Hermitage, L.C. Bird

Derrick Johnson is the new coach at Hermitage. Troy Taylor takes over at L.C. Bird. Each team had a coach depart after 17 years.

Hermitage suffers historic loss to Henrico  WTVR CBS 6 News

Henrico, VA - After only two weeks, the Hermitage Panthers have suffered the two worst losses in school history after a 68-0 loss to Henrico. In the first two ...

Turf football fields at Highland Springs and J.R. Tucker could be delayed

Plans to replace the buildings at the Henrico County High Schools could delay replacement of the fields.

The 2019 A-List: The area's top high school football recruits

Manchester quarterback Brendon Clark, who has signed with Notre Dame, leads the 2019 recruiting class.

Coach suspended, players disciplined after brawl at Va. football game  USA TODAY High School Sports

One of the Virginia head football coaches whose team was involved in an on-field fight after last Friday night's game has been suspended.

Glen Allen High School student in ‘concerning’ photo arrested for knife at school  WTVR CBS 6 News

The Glen Allen High School student who was photographed holding what appeared to be a gun on school property has been arrested for possessing a knife at ...

These outstanding Henrico teachers will travel the globe to ‘become even better instructors’  WTVR CBS 6 News

The Community Foundation has recognized 10 Henrico County teachers for outstanding instruction for 2018.

CTE made life miserable for family of former Hermitage, Redskins player

Penny Hilton endured years of pain as a result of her deceased husband John Hilton's football-induced brain damage. She is pictured in her daughter's home ...

Basketball coach shot during weekend fight at Varina High School  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A high school basketball coach is recovering after being shot during a fight on the campus of Varina High School over the weekend.

All-region teams for boys and girls high school basketball

The area's top players as voted on by their coaches.

Manchester scores 70 in rain-shortened win over Hermitage  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Manchester started fast, as they scored 49 points in the first quarter as they handed Hermitage their worst loss in school history, 70-0.

Varina claims region championship as its defense swallows L.C. Bird in the second half

Varina wins 53-43, holding L.C. Bird to only one basket during an eight-minute stretch in the second half and keeping Bird's shooters at bay.

Hermitage High School's Patrick Kane resigning as head football coach  WRIC

"I wanted to make sure Hermitage could be set to continue and be successful," Kane said.. News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond.

Students complete in annual FIRST Robotics Competition: ‘It is incredibly exciting’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Thirty-seven teams of students from across Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. competed in the 19th annual FIRST Robotics ...

Three new candidates emerge  Henrico Citizen

With only four months until June primaries and nine months until Election Day, candidates for local and state office are beginning to officially announce their.

Varina High School students return to school following shooting over long weekend  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Tuesday was the first day back to school for Varina High School students following a three day holiday weekend during which a ...

Police investigating after Henrico students possibly ate laced gummy bears  WTVR CBS 6 News

Several students at a Henrico County middle school reported being sick Thursday after eating gummy bears that another student gave them.

Godwin mourns beloved band director Leon Auman  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Beloved Godwin High School band director Leon Auman has passed away, Godwin Principal Leigh Dunavant told the Godwin ...

Hermitage picks former Matoaca coach Derrick Johnson to lead its football team

Born into an Army family, Johnson grew up in greater Los Angeles, but came to Chesterfield County in the eighth grade.

Henrico County plays its first high school football game on synthetic turf

Turf scratches the skin harder than grass, one player said. "My elbows are on fire."

Henrico to build two new high schools in the county  WTVR CBS 6 News

Highland Springs High School, in Henrico's East End, and Tucker High School, in Henrico's West End, will be replaced with brand new schools, Henrico County ...

Shooting has a bigger impact than ever on a high school basketball player’s recruitment

When he graduated from Trinity Episcopal in 2018, Jason Wade was one of the best local athletes on a high school basketball court. A 6-foot-5 guard, he was a ...

Henrico Schools to live stream graduation ceremonies  WWBT NBC12 News

The stream will be available on desktop computers as well as mobile devices and tablets, and will be replayed on HCPS-TV.

Deep Run High School named National Blue Ribbon School

A Henrico County high school has received national acclaim.

Henrico kicking off upgrades to high school football fields

Henrico County high schools are gearing up for some major upgrades.

Richmond priests reflect on the burning Notre Dame Cathedral: ‘I was just there’  WTVR CBS 6 News

RICHMOND, Va. -- Inside the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond Monday, worshippers prayed for their priests during the beginning of the holiest week ...

Glen Allen jumper is following in his father's footsteps

Mason Henry, who won the triple jump at the Millrose Games, chose the same sport in which his father excelled.

School system changed exam schedule after last year’s snowfall  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- School districts across Central Virginia are monitoring the forecast as the first winter storm of the season is expected to impact parts of ...

Teachers sickened inside Highland Springs, cause unknown  WTVR CBS 6 News

Four Highland Springs High School teachers were medically evaluated after they had an adverse reaction to something inside the Henrico County school.

Three things we learned from Friday's high school football games

Five teams in Class 5, Region B are well on their way to locking up playoff berths. Meaning everyone else is fighting for three spots.

The 2018 high school football watch list | Football

The Richmond-area players most likely to turn heads in 2018, including Henrico's Ja'Had Carter, Thomas Dale's Chris Tyree and Atlee's Tyler Warren.

Previewing the VHSL state basketball tournaments

A look at the local teams playing in the state tournaments and their competition.

Proposed Henrico County Schools’ budget adds $20.4 million, takes aim at mitigating ‘salary compression’  WTVR CBS 6 News

The plan accounts for an additional $20.4 million supplement to the school system's current budget, bringing the general fund to a a grand total of $505544812 ...

Varina is back in the Class 5 state tournament for a third consecutive year

Tyrese Jenkins stands 6-foot-7 and is listed as a wing on the Varina roster. But he considers himself a guard, and on Tuesday night in the Class 5, Region B ...

Ex-Henrico teacher sentenced for soliciting minor on computer  WTVR CBS 6 News

A former middle school teacher in Henrico County was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for using an electronic communications system to solicit sex ...

Senior prank: Hermitage high school put up for sale  WWBT

Students and parents arrived at Hermitage High School on Friday morning to find a for sale sign in front of the school. The makeshift sign was placed over the ...

Hermitage alumnus combines love of lacrosse with family roots to play for national team -- in Uganda

Lacrosse is a sport not generally associated with the African nation of Uganda, so you might be mildly surprised to learn the country has a national lacrosse team ...

‘My family raised me better,’ Hermitage student says from jail

A Henrico teen arrested for attempting to rob a pizza delivery driver explained from jail how he regretted his actions.

Westboro Baptist Church hurls slurs ahead of Richmond visit  WWBT NBC12 News

By Rosemarie O'Connor | Capital News *Service*. RICHMOND — Westboro Baptist Church is planning to visit Virginia Commonwealth University and the Virginia ...

Officers take kids on shopping spree for Christmas  WTVR CBS 6 News

"It's a great annual partnership between law enforcement, Walmart and our community."

Hermitage High grad Rashad Robinson, a senior at JMU, named to preseason FCS A-A team

Rashad Robinson played zero defensive back during his varsity football career at Hermitage High School. He was the Panthers' quarterback. Robinson ...

Ralph L. 'Bill' Axselle Jr., former Henrico delegate and retired lawyer and lobbyist, dies at 75

Ralph Lewis “Bill” Axselle Jr., a retired lawyer and lobbyist who helped grow the Williams Mullen law firm's governmental relations group into a tour de force and ...

How Coach Mug is changing lives at Hermitage High School and beyond

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Beloved track and cross country coach Craig "Mug" Hedley has been a fixture on the sidelines at Hermitage High for 13 years.

Skimming devices found at SunTrust ATMs in Henrico County  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police are investigating after skimming devices were discovered at SunTrust ATMs in Henrico County. Citizens reported finding the ...

Father charged with DUI, child abuse after found asleep in car with young children  WTVR CBS 6 News

Police say after waking the dad, they charged him with DUI, his third offense in ten years.

Woman ‘driving erratically’ in Henrico; passenger had been shot  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- When police pulled over a woman in Henrico for speeding and driving erratically, they found another woman in the car suffering from ...

Olympian Queen Harrison returns to Hermitage High School  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- 2008 Olympic hurdler and national champion Queen Harrison returned to her alma mater Tuesday to speak to a group of girls.

Hermitage to name Derrick Johnson next head football coach  WWBT NBC12 News

Derrick Johnson will be the next head football coach at Hermitage High School, according to a source close to the situation. An official announcement is ...

A year after his heart attack, Hermitage football coach still fighting, his team still believing  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Hermitage assistant football coach Jaycen King suffered a heart attack, leaving him unable to walk and talk. Everything the Hermitage team has done this year, ...

L.C. Bird converts nine 3-pointers in its region semifinal victory over Douglas Freeman

Bird's defense locks down in the third quarter for a 56-41 victory.

Fundraiser for Hermitage coach draws more than 400  Richmond Times-Dispatch

In the front row of Hermitage High School's bleachers Thursday night, Jaycen King, donning his team hat and shirt, got to see his football team play for the first ...

Hermitage grad awaits bone marrow transplant; speech video gets more views  Richmond Times-Dispatch

A recent Hermitage High School graduate whose speech on his battle with cancer was widely shared on social media returned to the hospital Thursday for a ...

Hermitage High was on lockdown after ‘threatening text’ sent to student

HENRICO, Va. — Hermitage High School was on lockdown after a student received a threatening text message, according to a series of messages from the ...

New Henrico superintendent to meet with parents, general public in town-hall style meetings  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Parents of students attending Henrico County Public Schools will have the opportunity to meet with new superintendent Amy ...

Hermitage grad D'Marco Jackson, who valiantly fought cancer, dies at 19

D'Marco Jackson, whose speech at the 2015 Hermitage High School graduation on his fight with a rare form with cancer became a social media hit, died early ...

High school removes all Darren Sharper memorabilia  USA TODAY

Darren Shaper, a former player who was an honor student at Hermitage High School, had his memorabilia removed from the school after he pled guilty to ...

Henrico juvenile in hospital with ‘minor injuries’ after shooting  WTVR CBS 6 News

The juvenile's injuries were minor in nature and the Police Department is speaking with all parties that were present at the time the incident occurred.

JMU inks eight to open early signing period

Five days after he was announced as James Madison's new football coach, Curt Cignetti secured his first group of signees on Wednesday, which marked the ...

2 Henrico County high schools briefly locked down after Shrader Road shooting  WRIC

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- Two Henrico County high schools were temporarily locked down Monday afternoon after a shooting happened in the area.

A look back at Richmond Public Schools in 2018

A new superintendent. Widespread academic and business problems. Cheating on tests at an elementary school.

Groups clean up historic African-American cemetery  WTVR CBS 6 News

RICHMOND, Va. -- Volunteers with several groups gathered at the East End Cemetery Saturday to clean up the historic burial ground. The groups included ...

Equity and diversity in Henrico Schools: ‘We need to listen more and find out what needs we are not meeting’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- One year ago, the Henrico County School system made national headlines when a locker room video of football players at Short ...

Former Hermitage football standout arrested on heroin charge

The former Hermitage football standout was arrested on heroin charges in West Virginia, and for having a stolen gun from Virginia.

School Board member says developer threatened to pull 1,000-home Henrico community if schools are rezoned, according to emails

A Henrico County School Board member said the developer of a planned 1000-home community signaled it would pull the project if it were rezoned as part of a ...

Henrico School Board gathers public's input on candidates for Tuckahoe seat

After a week's delay because of Hurricane Florence, the Henrico County School Board held a public hearing Thursday to gather input on who should be the next ...

Hermitage High instructor named named Henrico Teacher of the Year

At an evening full of awards, a Hermitage High School French teacher, Kecia Studevant Howell, netted the highest honor — Henrico County's Gilman Teacher of ...

Hat trick by Natalie Biliunas powers Deep Run field hockey team to state semifinals

Many high school students sit on the couch *content* to send a Snap or binge-watch Netflix. Natalie Biliunas is different. “In my house, if I have free time, I sit on my ...

Richmond man pleads guilty in federal firearms case

A 21-year-old Richmond man accused of selling three dozen firearms to an informant and a federal undercover investigator pleaded guilty in federal court ...

Hermitage navigates early-season gauntlet, emerges 4-0 after beating Varina 42-21

Hermitage High's defense has been front and center so far this season, and rightfully so. Working a little more in the background has been an offense capable of ...

20-year-old charged in Henrico County shooting near 2 schools  WRIC

Police said they detained Traveon Davonte Williams, of Henrico, Monday evening after reports of a shooting in the vicinity of Laurel Village Drive and Monarch ...

Henrico Police respond to West End shooting  WTVR CBS 6 News

Nearby schools were placed on lock down while police conduct their investigation.

Henrico Students anchor motivational talk show ‘Youthful Voices’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Math, science, history, homework, sports and motivational speaking. The back to school schedules for two local students are already ...

Cell phone video shows Henrico student with gun on school bus  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Henrico Police are investigating after a Elko Middle School student was seen on cell phone video pulling a gun out on the school ...

Henrico father now charged with murder in daughter’s death  WTVR CBS 6 News

A Henrico father has been charged with murder in the death of his middle school-aged daughter earlier this summer.

Ex-Hanover teacher goes to prison for student-related sex crimes  WTVR CBS 6 News

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- Miranda Nicole Pauley, a former Patrick Henry High School biology teacher, will spend two years in prison after she pleaded guilty ...

Mom charged with murder after two-year-old son swallowed pills  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Keneisha Jazmin Epps, 25, of Henrico, was charged with murder and child neglect in connection to the March 30, 2018 death of her ...

Ex-NFLer, Hermitage grad Darren Sharper gets reduced time on rape charges

Ex-NFL star and Hermitage grad Darren Sharper gets reduced time for rape charges.

Daughter ‘sick to my stomach’ to learn her mother’s nurse was charged with rape  WTVR CBS 6 News

Families with loved ones who live in the West End nursing home where a nurse was charged with raping a patient were shocked to hear the news.

Whitewater rafting, amphitheater could be coming to Lakeside  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — It's only a proposal – one of six, in fact – but news that a developer is seeking to build a $290-million mixed-use community on the ...

Daughter's death drives Beth Saladino's race for cure of cystic fibrosis

Beth Saladino has learned to keep life's minor misfortunes in perspective.

Judge sentences Hermitage grad to life in prison for murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend: 'It’s the most brutal killing I’ve seen'

Calling the murder of a 27-year-old expectant mother “the most brutal killing” he's seen in his 16 years on the bench, a Richmond Circuit Court judge on Friday ...

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