tornado threat; School closings; Marathon returns

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Here’s a look at the headlines for your Friday:

Tornado Watch in effect

Nicole’s remains move through the area, bringing with it the chance for tornadoes. A tornado watch is in place for the area until 3 p.m

Due to the threat of storms, several schools will remain closed on Friday. Click/tap here for a complete list.

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Richmond Marathon Weekend

This Saturday, runners will take to the streets of Richmond for the 8K, half marathon and marathon. From package pickup information to road closures, we’ve put together everything you need to know about the race right here.

Leaders search for answers after a dog kills a woman

This week’s deadly dog ​​attack in Richmond has many questioning the need for stricter leash laws.

This week’s deadly dog ​​attack in Richmond has many questioning the need for stricter leash laws.

Evangeline Brooks, 88, was out on her morning walk when she was mauled by a pit bull.

Richmond already has a leash law in place, but according to the RACC, dog bites are on the rise.

“If the dog was outside, off the leash and no one at the door, what else could one have done to protect Mrs. Brooks?” said Tina Tune, Brooks’ neighbor.

Snyder, Commanders, NFL, Goodell South

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell were sued by the District of Columbia Thursday on charges of lying about an investigation into “sexual misconduct and a persistently hostile work environment” within the team colluding to deceive fans.

The individual club and the league as a whole were also named in the consumer protection civil lawsuit, which DC Attorney General Karl Racine said was based on his office’s investigation that began in the fall of 2021.

Racine said the defendants collectively “misled the public” about the content and process surrounding attorney Beth Wilkinson’s investigation into the team’s workplace culture, which began in 2020.

One person injured in Hopewell shooting

Hopewell Police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured on Poplar Street on Thursday night.

At approximately 7:10 p.m. on November 10, police were called to shots being fired at the 2800 block of Poplar Street.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers found over 40 spent cartridge cases. Two houses and two vehicles were hit by gunfire.

Closing Thoughts on Veterans Day

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” -Elmer Davis

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