Robert E. Lee statue removed from its pedestal on Monument Avenue

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The country’s largest Confederate statue, and the last one standing on Richmond’s Monument Avenue, was removed this morning. The Robert E. Lee statue weighs more than 12 tons and was lifted off its granite pedestal in one piece. It was then deconstructed into two pieces in order to transport the statue. … Read more

Woman sought after backpack with suspected human remains left in Virginia dumpster

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police are looking for a woman who allegedly dumped a backpack with suspected human remains into a store dumpster in Virginia on Monday. The Chesterfield County Police Department said officers responded at about 1:50 p.m. Monday to a report that an unknown woman had placed a backpack in a dumpster … Read more