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BY: MIKE VALERIO With seven months until Richmond hosts the 2015 World Road Cycling Championships and a critical budget year for the City, Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones has decided to resign as chair of the Virginia Democratic Party, NBC12 has learned. Jones plans to formally announce his decision Friday at... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Decision Virginia
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Updated By: Jim and Matt late this afternoon and evening 9:20pm: A few rogue flurries across the area, but nothing that's reducing visibility like earlier. These will linger for a couple more hours, but after midnight, clouds will begin to decrease from north to south. A hard freeze is expected... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Happy March 1st, college hoops fans! March Madness doesn't start when conference tournaments tip off. It starts now, as teams are making their final pushes and trying to boost their resumes, so we're kicking off our March Madness coverage today. Several college hoops teams in Virginia have high hopes for... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Marc Madness
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BY: MIKE VALERIO After a standoff threatened to derail a deal ending lax gift restrictions and unregulated trips ranging from Napa to Paris, Virginia lawmakers passed new ethics legislation Friday, with the General Assembly adjourning early for the first time in 15 years. The new restrictions lower caps on all... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Decision Virginia
Updates can also be found here >> Weather Insider, by visiting the following link: http://blogs.nbc12.com/weather/ TONIGHT: After a band of moderate snow works over the area, a few light flurries may linger until around 11pm, mostly south of town. Afterwards, skies clear from north to south across the area. Temperatures... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
This is latest compilation of storm totals (NWS Wakefield) 000 NOUS41 KAKQ 261845 PNSAKQ MDZ021>025-NCZ012>017-030>032-102-VAZ048-049-060>100-270645- PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT SPOTTER REPORTS NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 145 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015 THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
First Warning Weather specialists Andrew Freiden, Samantha Roberts and Matt Holiner wrap up the snowstorm with a look at snowfall totals. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
Andrew Covered The CAVALANCHE in Winston Salem Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Andrew Freiden 10:20am 2/25/2015 Updated with video Yesterday's light snow wasn't remarkable for its amounts but for what it LOOKED like. I got tons of pictures via email and social media showing huge, perfectly formed snowflakes. Check out this one from Lizzie Castle in Dinwiddie: When I saw... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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BY: MIKE VALERIO Delivering a tearful apology before a packed courtroom, former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell said she accepted responsibility for the scandal that engulfed the Governor’s Mansion Friday, moments before a federal judge sentenced her to 12 months and one day in prison. For the first time in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Decision Virginia
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Posted By Meteorologist Matt Holiner 2/18/15, 5:40am Updated 3:39am Thursday Beginning tomorrow morning, we're in for the coldest stretch of days we've seen in a long time. We are currently forecasting a low of 8° tomorrow morning, 0° Friday morning, and 10° Saturday morning. If this occurs, we will set... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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BY: MIKE VALERIO More than a year after an unprecedented corruption indictment, Former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell will return to federal court Friday, as she fights to remain free from prison. Federal prosecutors will seek a prison term of 18 months, while the defense will argue for no prison... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Decision Virginia
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Photo courtesy rushthecourt.net The margin between winning and losing can be slim. It often comes down to which team makes less mistakes and can execute properly. This margin between the top and middle of the Atlantic 10 has been razor-thin for the Richmond Spiders, at least in final scores. Richmond... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Marc Madness
A lot of the roads are still pretty dangerous after inches of snow fall throughout Richmond overnight. According to Virginia Department of Transportation, Tuesday travel was "discouraged" but that shouldn't stop you from having some fun! Grab the hat, some gloves, and shoes to keep your feet dry (cold toes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at 12 About Town
Updated By Meteorologists Andrew Freiden and Matt Holiner Before our newscast this morning, light sleet was coming down across Richmond. Since it changed back to snow, you probably won't be able to see any of these ice pellets...unless you watch this video! https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtube_gdata_player&v=1UY0nT29J2g Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Updated By Andrew Freiden and Matt Holiner Light snow is falling across the area now, but for a few hours during the overnight hours, precipitation changed from snow to sleet and even a little freezing drizzle for folks in Richmond and areas south. These were very tiny ice pellets, so... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Posted By: Andrew Freiden 9:35am Samantha and I fill you in on some stuff we don't get time to do on TV. This is a real "Weather Insider" video as you see a couple of emails pop up on my computer while we are discussing the incoming storm. desktop: Mobile/Youtube... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Posted by Meteorologist Matt Holiner at 8:55pm The wind is howling and the snow is coming down! Andrew provided us with a few reports on what he saw at his place. What does he do when he gets excited about a good forecast? Find out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtube_gdata_player&v=YcEU-y4QnG0&app=desktop https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtube_gdata_player&v=9jshIVTiVTw&app=desktop https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtube_gdata_player&v=0NHrrMKfbhE&app=desktop Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted By Meteorologist Matt Holiner, 2/12/15, 7:00pm An arctic cold front cleared the area this afternoon, but this was just the start. The graphic below shows the coldest temperatures recorded at Richmond International Airport so far this winter. Cold, but two more arctic fronts arriving over the next seven days... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Struggling isn't something VCU fans are very used to seeing from their Rams, but it's something they've seen before, and Shaka Smart and company have always seemed to right the ship. Wednesday's loss to La Salle was the third defeat VCU has suffered in the last four games, just the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Marc Madness
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-Posted By Andrew Freiden, 11:53am 2/10/2015 It more of a Boston Ski Party than a Boston Tea Party in the Northeast as the snow keeps coming. Here's the snow total from BEFORE Boston's most recent snow: And the latest report from Logan Airport: These are staggering numbers. Keep in mind,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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From Meteorologist Samantha Roberts: One of my favorite things about the television business is that it affords me the luxury of watching the sun rise and set on most days. (Yes, sometimes there is a lengthy nap in between.) If you were up early on this Saturday morning, we enjoyed... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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BY: MIKE VALERIO Prosecutors said former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell should receive a prison sentence of 18 months for her historic corruption convictions, a recommendation falling on the lower end of federal guidelines. Defense counsel argued in documents released late Friday that Mrs. McDonnell should be sentenced to a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2015 at Decision Virginia
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Not only do we do our best to bring you the most accurate forecast possible, the First Warning Weather Team also wants to help you understand the weather better. Some weather questions come up more than others, so we'll try and respond to these here on the Weather Insider. A... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
From Meteorologist Samantha Roberts (1:00 PM, 2/5/2015) We use model data, in conjunction with our own knowledge of certain weather situations and the local area, in order to develop a forecast. Models come in to the weather office at different times during the day. The 12z (morning model run) of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider