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Richmond, Virginia
Central Virginia's #1 news station.
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Updated by Meteorologist Matt Holiner, 4:50 AM, 3/29/2015 TODAY: It feels like winter again this morning! Temperatures are in the mid 20s across the area; very close to record lows. I think we'll just miss breaking the record of 22° in Richmond. Despite sunny skies, it will be another chilly... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Updated By Meteorologist Samantha Roberts: It's a harbinger of Spring and a Richmond tradition! The Monument Avenue 10K will take place tomorrow morning. If you've participated in the past, you know that we've had warmer years, colder years, and wetter years. (How about last year?! Remember that soaker?!) So, of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
The west coast hasn't been very friendly to VCU in recent NCAA Tournaments. Since 2012, the Rams have now lost three of their four games in the big dance in that particular geographic location, and the latest defeat wraps up a season that was quite a ride, featuring climbs and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Marc Madness
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NO. Areas that are shaded in the map below will. Check the map from timeanddate.com Post By Andrew Freiden Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Posted By Meteorologist Matt Holiner: 3/17/15, 7:25pm With winter winding down, the likelihood for severe weather and tornadoes is increasing. Today was Tornado Preparedness Day across Virginia, so I'm taking the time now to debunk some myths about tornadoes and tornado safety. Here are the five myths that stand out... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
I was driving home from Brooklyn on Sunday night and listening to sports talk radio around Washington. A caller came on who said he thought March Madness was the worst thing in sports, was boring, and was over-hyped. Does this person also hate small children's faces on Christmas morning, pizza... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Marc Madness
For the fifth straight year, VCU is taking the court to play in a conference championship game. While it's an impressive feat to reach Championship Sunday in any capacity, this year's Rams run to the title game may be the most remarkable of their last five. VCU lost six of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Marc Madness
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Shortly after 3:00 AM the phones in the newsroom began ringing off the hook. The culprit: a 2.8 magnitude earthquake in Louisa county. The earthquake occurred at 3:02 AM. To put it into perspective for you, a 2.8 magnitude earthquake is classified as a "minor" earthquake but people can feel... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
For the next 24 hours, everybody gets to guess. Who will go where? What seed will my favorite team be? UVA's loss last night to North Carolina has some wondering if the Cavs are still a number one seed, or will they fall to a number two? It's the time... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at Marc Madness
Updated By Meteorologist Samantha Roberts (3/14/15 7:00 AM) Even as I typed out today's date above, I couldn't help but smile. Today is a special day for those of us who enjoy math. It's Pi Day! By definition, pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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The regular season is in the books, paving the way for one of the greatest events in sports. March Madness, in our opinion, is well underway, as teams raced towards the regular season finales battling for position in their respective leagues. The next step, conference tournaments, and the Atlantic 10... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2015 at Marc Madness
Updated By Meteorologist Samantha Roberts (3/8/2015, 7:00 AM) Late in the work week, we talked a lot about how river levels would be rising through the weekend. Many did, even warranting a few Flood Warnings. As of this morning, they have all been cancelled, including the Richmond Westham on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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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 Mar 4, 2015 at Decision Virginia
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Last Updated By: Jim and Matt 10:45pm: The storm has ended, but now with plummeting temperatures there will be the danger for water and slush freezing very quickly, and black ice on the roads and sidewalks will be widespread early in the morning Friday. Use EXTRA caution driving. Storm totals... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 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 Mar 1, 2015 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 Feb 28, 2015 at Decision Virginia
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 Feb 26, 2015 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 Feb 26, 2015 at NBC12 Weather Insider
Andrew Covered The CAVALANCHE in Winston Salem Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 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