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Northam orders mandatory evacuation along Virginia coast

Sep 08, 2018 05:32 PM EDT

The storm is churning in the Atlantic Ocean and is expected to strengthen over the next several days.

Florence now a Category 4; threat level climbs for Virginia

Sep 08, 2018 01:15 PM EDT

Hurricane Florence has strengthened to a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 10

Sep 10, 2018 11:02 PM EDT

Highland Springs remains atop the NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll. This is a weekly high school football poll, voted on by members of each organization. It is released every Monday during the season.

DIY natural disaster preparedness hacks

Sep 10, 2018 10:31 PM EDT

Here are some household hacks that will get you through any storm.

Traveling with a pet? Here's how to find a hotel that welcomes them

Sep 10, 2018 10:34 PM EDT

BringFido.com lists 70 Richmond hotels where animals are welcome.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Tracking Florence; Big impacts of flooding and wind possible

Aug 03, 2015 11:43 AM EDT

Get the latest forecast from the NBC12 First Alert Weather team.

Are you owed unclaimed money? Here's how to find out

Sep 07, 2018 03:28 PM EDT

More than $1 billion in unclaimed property is waiting for its owner to claim it.

Richmond mayor declares state of emergency as Florence approaches

Sep 10, 2018 02:16 PM EDT

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney declared a state of emergency the city as Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen in the Atlantic Ocean.

Important message from NBC12 meteorologists on Hurricane Florence

Sep 10, 2018 06:22 PM EDT

Before complaining about disruptions to the regular broadcast schedule, understand Richmond is our home and we want everyone to take this storm seriously and be prepared.

What to know to prepare your home for Florence

Sep 10, 2018 04:32 PM EDT

The most important area of a home in severe weather is the roof, and it's important to protect it any way you can.

Hurricane Florence causes high school football games to be rescheduled

Sep 10, 2018 11:47 AM EDT

With the possibility of Hurricane Florence impacting Central Virginia, several high schools across the region have rescheduled their football games.

Dominion Energy prepares for expected outages due to Hurricane Florence

Sep 10, 2018 01:14 PM EDT

Dominion Energy is preparing for the worst ahead of the expected rainfall and wind Hurricane Florence could bring.

Greenfield Elementary locked down Monday

Sep 10, 2018 03:21 PM EDT

Parents are asked to not come to the school.

Deputies looking for man who exposed himself at Walmart

Sep 10, 2018 01:43 PM EDT

The Hanover County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who exposed himself at Walmart on Sunday.

Evacuation order issued for Outer Banks ahead of Hurricane Florence

Sep 10, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

Dare County in North Carolina has issued a mandatory evacuation order for the Outer Banks.

National Hurricane Center director: Historic flooding possible in Richmond

Sep 10, 2018 10:00 AM EDT

As Hurricane Florence creeps closer to the U.S., residents in Central Virginia are preparing for possible effects from the storm.

Man dies after suffering medical emergency; strikes pole with vehicle

Sep 10, 2018 10:06 AM EDT

Chesterfield police are investigating a deadly crash where they believe the driver experienced a medical emergency.

Saving on college text books

Sep 04, 2018 01:58 PM EDT

A new survey from Cengage finds that nearly half of current and former college students say they skipped meals so they could afford textbooks!

NBC12 Wake-up Roundup - Sept. 10

Sep 10, 2018 06:39 AM EDT

Did you know NBC12 News is streaming 24/7? Click here to check it out, and to watch all of our newscasts live every day.

Drivers injured after 2 tractor-trailers crash on I-95 in Henrico

Sep 10, 2018 05:40 AM EDT

Two tractor-trailer drivers were taken to the hospital after a crash along I-95 in Henrico.

Police seek driver in 3 vehicle hit-and-run crash

Sep 10, 2018 04:52 AM EDT

Henrico police are searching for a driver who they say hit two vehicles, including a tractor-trailer, then left the scene.

Smith, Peterson led Redskins to 24-6 victory at Arizona

Sep 09, 2018 10:50 PM EDT

Alex Smith carved up the Arizona defense for 255 yards and two touchdowns, Adrian Peterson rushed for 96 yards and a score and the Washington Redskins spoiled the Cardinals coaching debut of Steve Wilks.

Here's what happened this week to make us (and you) smile!

Sep 07, 2018 12:32 PM EDT

We hope you had an amazingly happy week! Here are a few stories from this past few days that make us (and hopefully you, too) smile!

Officials prepping for Florence; what should you do?

Sep 09, 2018 03:31 PM EDT

Officials are getting ready for the impact from the storm and are asking residents to make sure they are prepared as well.

Chesterfield man killed in motorcycle crash

Sep 09, 2018 08:17 PM EDT

A Virginia State Police trooper saw the motorcycle being driven erratically, swerving in and out of traffic, and tried to initiate a stop. The motorcycle did not stop and accelerated before losing control.

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in Sunday shooting

Sep 09, 2018 04:57 PM EDT

Police have not released any information about a potential suspect and have not said what led to the shooting.

Shooting victim walks into VCU Medical Center

Sep 09, 2018 03:41 AM EDT

Richmond Police are investigating after a shooting, in the Shockoe Bottom area, ends with the victim walking into VCU Medical Center.

Overturned tractor-trailed closes southbound lanes of I-95 in Sussex County

Sep 09, 2018 10:59 AM EDT

An overturned tractor-trailer closed all southbound lanes on I-95 in Sussex County.

Police identify man found shot to death on Richmond street

Sep 08, 2018 10:49 PM EDT

Police were called to the scene around 9:10 p.m. Saturday to find the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff's office: Man sexually assaults woman in home, flees

Sep 08, 2018 09:44 PM EDT

The sheriff's office says the man left the area of Lake Gaston Drive in Gasburg in an unknown direction.

Top 5 worst hurricanes to impact Central Virginia

Sep 08, 2018 08:58 PM EDT

This list factors in the amount of damage caused and the number of deaths the storms caused.

Peoples, Jackson sharp as No. 12 Hokies beat Tribe 62-17

Sep 08, 2018 08:47 PM EDT

Steven Peoples had two first-half touchdown runs and No. 12 Virginia Tech made quick work of William & Mary in a 62-17 victory Saturday.

Pain into passion: Residents in Petersburg call for an end to violence

Sep 08, 2018 06:43 PM EDT

Offering music, food and fellowship, the community event was a day of fun and unity and aimed to unite the region.

Mom 'very grateful' after waiting for months for daughter's senior pictures

Aug 15, 2018 01:56 PM EDT

Kim Diehl gets emotional talking about something that has a great deal of sentimental value - her daughter's senior pictures.

Teen who received heart transplant returns to the gridiron

Sep 08, 2018 05:25 PM EDT

Juan Mikel-Jones said "was scared; I didn't think I was going to make it."

Virginia GOP elects new chairman

Sep 08, 2018 04:58 PM EDT

The Republican Party of Virginia has elected a new chairman after its previous leader resigned.

5 people treated after vehicle slams into cigarette shop

Sep 08, 2018 02:41 PM EDT

Hanover Fire and EMS crews say five people were treated Saturday afternoon after a vehicle slammed into a building.

'21st century policing': Smart Water helps fight crime

Sep 07, 2018 11:28 PM EDT

Chesterfield is the first locality in the Commonwealth to team up with a Florida-based company that's using "Smart Water" to deter criminals before they ever strike.

Mom says stolen car returned after dad allegedly abuses baby

Sep 05, 2018 04:36 PM EDT

The child is OK but the mother, who goes by T, says 25-year-old Carlus Tucker not only tried to hurt their child but stole her car.

Discovery of dog saves Oregon man from sex-crime conviction

Sep 10, 2018 07:48 PM EDT

The discovery of a black lab named Lucy led to the unravelling of a criminal case Monday against an Oregon man who had begun serving a 50-year prison sentence.

Man fined $124 for kicking seagull that ate cheeseburger

Sep 06, 2018 02:24 PM EDT

A man accused of kicking a seagull that started to eat his cheeseburger at a New Hampshire beach has been fined $124.

Sprinting naked man leads LA police on lengthy pursuit

Aug 31, 2018 10:34 AM EDT

A naked man is in custody after leading Los Angeles police officers on a long foot chase.

Smallest North Dakota city to double in population _ to 4

Aug 31, 2018 05:21 PM EDT

North Dakota's smallest incorporated city is rebounding, with expectations to double its population _ from 2 residents to 4.

A traffic stop, and a proposal: She said yes in Miami Beach

Sep 07, 2018 08:07 AM EDT

A woman's boyfriend conspired with police to surprise her with his marriage proposal during a traffic stop in Miami Beach (she said yes!).

Hundreds of fun-loving Philadelphia bicyclists ride nude

Sep 08, 2018 07:21 PM EDT

Hundreds of fun-loving bicyclists who had been gearing up for a ride around Philadelphia have taken off _ their clothes.

Man buys Slim Jims for his dog, lottery ticket, wins $10M

Sep 10, 2018 12:33 PM EDT

A New York man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog.

Texas animal control seizes hundreds of snakes, rodents

Sep 06, 2018 05:45 PM EDT

Animal control officials have removed more than 100 snakes from a San Antonio home following concerns about the reptiles' living conditions.

Connecticut restaurant owner fined over no dog pee sign

Sep 06, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

A sarcastic sign in the window of a Connecticut restaurant asking people not to let their dogs pee on the eatery's outside flower pot has earned the owner a $250 fine.

St. Louis apartment with kitchen-bathroom combo creates stir

Sep 04, 2018 12:49 PM EDT

A St. Louis man is the new tenant of a tiny apartment with a unique layout _ the kitchen and bathroom are in the same place.

Thief in Mexico tries to steal hearse, with body inside.

Sep 01, 2018 08:32 PM EDT

Police in central Mexico they've caught a man who made off with a hearse _ complete with a corpse inside.