Brendan King, WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Brendan King

WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Richmond, VA, United States

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  • WCPO
  • ABC2NEWS

Recent articles by Brendan:

World Meningitis Day emphasizes importance for parents to vaccine teens, babies

Richmond-Henrico Health District (RHHD) is recognizing World Meningitis Day, which raises awareness about the disease that can cause death or lifelong disability. → Read More

Got scraps? Take advantage of Richmond's new community composting program

Richmond’s Parks and Recreation department was given a significant grant to launch a community composting pilot program. → Read More

Safety improvements coming to 2022 State Fair of Virginia

Executive Director Marlene Jolliffe said that every guest will go through a metal detector on their way for the first time. → Read More

Richmond science teacher Kaira Thompson named Region 1 Teacher of the Year: 'I'm so thankful for my students'

"I tell my students every year if you’re ever in my class you’re always going to be in my class,” Kaira Thompson said. → Read More

More beagles seized from breeding facility arrive in Richmond: 'This is a great day'

Dozens of beagles seized from the shuttered Envigo breeding facility in Cumberland County experienced their first sniff of freedom. → Read More

This truck driver saw a car swerving all over the road. What he did next may have saved lives.

A tractor-trailer driver spotted a car driving erratically on a busy Central Virginia highway last month and chose to put his own life in danger to save others on the road. → Read More

How Virginia drivers can save on gas this Fourth of July weekend

Virginians are still paying $1.73 more for a gallon of gas compared to a year ago as June 30 marked the first day of Fourth of July weekend travel, according to AAA. → Read More

Meet the 13-year-old running a lemonade empire in Richmond

Aubrie Green founded his business Breezzy’s Lemonade when he was 11 years old. His mother, Ceydria McCray, said the teen entrepreneur started his company with three flavors inside one store. → Read More

Study: Virginia’s roads are most deadly during July 4

The study was conducted by Jerry Insurance using data form the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration between 2006 and 2020. → Read More

Good Samaritan pushes stranded cars off flooded road after severe storm

A Good Samaritan named Country said he watched several cars attempt to cross the high waters. He helped push a car with two women inside out of the floods. → Read More

Supply chain issues prolong some Henrico construction projects

Ongoing supply chain issues could soon have major impacts on construction projects in Central Virginia. → Read More

Virginia needs better senior living centers and more senior healthcare workers, study finds

Virginia ranked 16th nationwide for the overall health of its senior citizens compared. Virginia ranked 25 in 2019. → Read More

Richmond suburbs see higher COVID transmission levels than city

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) classified Richmond’s suburbs — including Henrico, Chesterfield, Powhatan and Hanover — as medium community level transmission. → Read More

Richmond pediatrician warns against making your own baby formula

A nationwide shortage of baby formula has some parents “panicking,” according to two experts who work exclusively with expecting and new mothers. → Read More

Metro Richmond gas averages rise 10 cents in a week

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the statewide average for a gallon of unleaded gas is now $4.05. The current average in Richmond is $4.06, which accounts for a 10 cent and 11 cent increase, respectively. → Read More

Firefighters respond to house fire in North Chesterfield

The house is located on Sterling Woods Lane. Officials said neighbors saw the flames and called 911 around 3 a.m. → Read More

Interstate bridge that is 'too low' may be changed to pedestrians and bikes only

Henrico County Public Works proposed plans to replace the Scott Road bridge with an “innovative bicycle/pedestrian-only bridge,” according to a Henrico Board of Supervisors resolution. → Read More

Why rent prices are rising in Metro Richmond

The new data released on Tuesday revealed the price for a one-bedroom apartment in the River City has reached nearly $1,400. The price surge accounts for an 18% increase over last year. → Read More

Richmonders to line up for an interfaith prayer chain on Saturday

Organizations across the world will host prayer chains at the exact same time in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and even Africa. → Read More

Louisa teacher running 105 miles to raise money for students

The run raises money for scholarships for hard-working seniors at the school. → Read More