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Richmond, Virginia
Central Virginia's #1 news station.
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Andrew Freiden's First Warning Forecast: Today's High: 78°, Tonight's Low: 58 The rain is slowing down in Amelia! In fact in some spots, we've had an inch+ of rain already. Some of that rain is drifting into Metro Richmond but most areas along and east of I-95 will only get... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Frozen. Field Days. Forbidden City. Sounds like the makings of a gruesome sci-fi flick. However, in this case, it's the makings of weekend fun! Take a look at some of the things going on about town this weekend: Disney on Ice presents Frozen Thursday, September 18 - Monday, September 22... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at 12 About Town
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BY MIKE VALERIO: After 90 minutes of debate on a bill that would have expanded Medicaid in Virginia, the measure failed to reach a floor vote, killing the idea for the 2014 General Assembly special session. The compromise proposed by Republican Del. Thomas Davis Rust (R-Fairfax) would have allowed 400,000... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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BY: MIKE VALERIO The McDonnell juror who could have changed history, Louis DeNitto, Jr., disobeyed the orders of a federal judge and discussed the case openly at a Richmond bar, a block from U.S. district court, NBC12 has learned. According to sources with intimate knowledge of the court proceedings, DeNitto... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By Karla Redditte There are lots of happenin' events about town this weekend! Here are five fun options to put on your "to do" list: Courtesy of Wizard World, Inc. Wizard World Comic Con September 12-14 Greater Richmond Convention Center Website Dave Bautista (a.k.a. WWE® Superstar Batista™, also starring in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at 12 About Town
By: Ryan Nobles It could be sign that Virginia's leadership is gearing up to make a serious pitch to bring the next stadium for the NFL's Washington Redskins to the Commonwealth. The newly formed "Redskins Caucus" made up of both Republican and Democrats in the Virginia General Assembly will host... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Decision Virginia
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. Chief accuser Jonnie Williams, on the federal government’s scam radar since the 1980s, will be laughing at Virginians all the way... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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BY: MIKE VALERIO It was an unforgettable moment, as Former Governor Bob McDonnell's face turned blood red, the once rising political star sobbing while an avalanche of guilty verdicts stunned the courtroom. Jurors Kathleen Carmody and Robin Trujillo first tried to focus on U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer. But... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Decision Virginia
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. Former Governor Bob McDonnell's lawyer blamed his client’s conviction on a failure to receive a fair trial. With all due respect... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Decision Virginia
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. “The waiting is the hardest part” observed rocker Tom Petty in his megahit single The Waiting. According to Petty, he wanted... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Both sides in the Federal Corruption Trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, remain in a holding pattern, waiting for the jury to reach their decision. It has been eerily quiet at the federal courthouse. The jury has gone home after their first full day of deliberation, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Decision Virginia
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. According to the indictment, the total sum of money allegedly going directly to former governor Bob McDonnell is $3,824 in “greens... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles The waiting game has begun. After five weeks of testimony and arguments, the jury in the corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell are deliberating. This is the most important stage of the trial.. but today has been pretty uneventful. We are all just sitting and waiting.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Decision Virginia
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. “The verdict today completely exonerating the defendants finally exposes what should have been self-evident, namely the Obama Administration’s abuse of power... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. Almost all of the prosecution’s own witnesses, except for law enforcement officials, don’t believe Bob and Maureen McDonnell are criminals. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles The fate of former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will soon be in the hands of a jury. It was an electrifying day in the courthouse. Unshackled from the meticulous process of witness testimony- four lawyers made a emotional pleas to the jury. The last... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By Karla Redditte I have two words for you- Jason. Derulo. Now that I have your attention, keep reading. The handsome pop star kicks off four days of the "End of Summer Music Festival" at Kings Dominion this Labor Day weekend! The festival features different genres of music each day... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at 12 About Town
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. There is a big difference between a just verdict and a just result. Are both likely in this case? I don’t... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles The judge settled on final jury instructions setting the stage for closing arguments in the federal corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. For five weeks in the heat of an August summer in Virginia the beat of the McDonnell trial has continued... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Decision Virginia
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. The contrast late yesterday between the smiling prosecutors and tight-lipped defense attorneys spoke volumes. The defense knows it needs a powerfully... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Washington Redskins Owner Daniel Snyder has met with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) to discuss the potential of building a new stadium for the NFL football team in Virginia. Multiple sources have confirmed the meeting to NBC12. In an interview with CSN, Snyder said that the team... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles The defense has rested its case. The federal corruption trial against Bob McDonnell and his wife is entering the homestretch. On Wednesday, Mrs. McDonnell's team got to make their arguments. This trial has gone 23 days now with Maureen McDonnell's team needing only one day to make... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By Karla Redditte There are lots of things to do in a park - walk, run, eat...you get my drift. This Saturday, you can add "enjoy opera music" to the list! The Virginia Opera kicks off its 40th aniversary season with the 2nd annual "Opera in the Park." It will... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at 12 About Town
By Paul Goldman Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12. Having now heard the prosecutors both present their case and cross-examine the main defendant, the news media naturally asks the question:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Decision Virginia
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By: Ryan Nobles Two days of bruising cross examination are finally complete for former Gov. Bob McDonnell. He had to rigidly account for every aspect of his relationship with Jonnie Williams. McDonnell answered all the questions but we won't know until there is a verdict if the jury believed what... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at Decision Virginia