Jon Burkett, WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

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WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

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Recent articles by Jon:

She met the Crime Insider in jail. She wanted to talk about missing Richmond woman Keeshae Jacobs.

Dejanee Gee was serving time in Richmond jail when she agreed to speak with CBS 6 Crime Insider Jon Burkett about Keeshae Jacobs. → Read More

Chesterfield woman arrested after hair theft ends in Richmond shooting

Twenty-four-year-old Keniyah Vaughn was charged with Attempted Murder and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony. → Read More

As reward grows, parents plead for help catching the people who killed their children: 'I cry every day'

Jermorlo Butler, 38, of Aylett, and Demetrise Simmons, 42, of Richmond were shot and killed in Simmons' Rosetta Street apartment in Richmond in May 2022. → Read More

Dad charged with killing son and hiding body in freezer appears in Chesterfield court

Two trial dates were set for Chesterfield father and former University of Richmond basketball star Kass Weaver during a motion's hearing on Friday. → Read More

Man accused of beating GRTC bus driver now suspect in GRTC shooting death

The man accused of violently beating a GRTC bus driver on October 11 is now a suspect in the shooting death of a 23-year-old passenger on another GRTC bus a month later. → Read More

She sent her son a text to come home. Moments later he was murdered.

Christian Singleton, 15, and his best friend Ketron Wells, 16, were shot and killed in South Richmond. Their killer has not yet been caught. → Read More

Neighbors in Richmond’s East End fed up with overnight car break-ins

Over the past few months, Crime Insider sources told Jon Burkett that detectives have been dealing with car break-ins across the city. → Read More

Her son was murdered 2 years ago. She says those who killed him were let off easy.

Ramona Brown said that her son's murder case was compromised and the gunman and his accomplice were let off easy because of new laws and plea deals. → Read More

Teen has fractured ribs, hole in lung and bullet lodged in liver after graduation party shooting

A 20-year-old man was killed and seven other people were injured at a graduation party in Chester Friday night. → Read More

Richmond leaders encourage citizens to safely lock up weapons

In 2022 alone, more than 180 illegal guns have been removed from the streets. → Read More

CI Sources: Man accused of shooting RPD officers considered suspect in robbery, assault

Jonathan Wilson, 51, will soon face charges for the attempted capital murder of a police officer in connection with the shooting that happened on Saturday night. → Read More

Mom says thief grabbed bike and rode off: 'It should be safe’

Chesterfield Police said this is the fourth theft incident in the Bon Air area in just under a month. → Read More

She posted an anti-violence message on Facebook. Then they killed her son.

A community activist who spoke out against violence in Richmond is in mourning following the murder of her son. → Read More

An argument over gaming machines sparked shooting at Richmond store, Crime Insider sources say

Richmond Police were called to the 3100 block of Midlothian Turnpike, near Swansboro Elementary School, at about 4:58 p.m. on Thursday to investigate the violence. → Read More

Man found dead in crashed car after Richmond shooting

The crime scene spread out nearly a mile between the German School Road location where the car crashed and the 6400 block of Jahnke Road where the shooting occurred, according to police. → Read More

When she got a flat, this Chesterfield Officer's grandpa instincts kicked in

The school resource officer would tell you what he did recently for a Chesterfield driver was something any other officer would do. → Read More

Woman found dead in Richmond

Richmond Police were called to the area at about 5:30 a.m. to investigate a shooting. → Read More

Crime Insider: Man arrested after deadly stabbing inside Richmond assisted living

Quincy Rawlings was captured shortly after the stabbing, which happened around 12:50 p.m. inside an assisted living facility at 100 Jefferson Street. That is about 100 feet from Richmond Police Headquarters on Grace Street. → Read More

Remembering 9/11: VCU professor watched plane crash into Pentagon

VCU professor Mary Ann Owens witnessed American Airlines Flight 77 crash into the Pentagon the morning of September 11. The plane crashed into the western side of the building around 9:37 a.m. → Read More

Dead body discovered on Richmond street

Richmond Police were called to Kenyon Avenue at about 7:17 a.m. → Read More