Shelby Brown, WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Shelby Brown

WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Richmond, VA, United States

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Past articles by Shelby:

Mechanicsville girl 'lived a big 11 years,' was 'heart of the family, parents say

Bella Francesca, who was diagnosed with leukemia in December of 2021, passed away on Aug. 7. The community is remembering the 11-year-old girl as a bright light who fought cancer bravely. → Read More

Closing Virginia's organ donation racial gap: 'People die waiting'

While African Americans make up 19 percent of Virginia’s population, they represent 50 percent of the patients on the state’s organ transplant waiting list, according to LifeNet Health. → Read More

How Virginia power walking group promotes better health: 'It’s a sisterhood'

Some Richmond women are reclaiming their health one step at a time to fight a problem plaguing the African American community. → Read More

College readiness program is helping parents save hundreds of thousands: 'It's a gift'

With tuition prices rising and record inflation, some families are getting creative about how they're paying for college for their students. → Read More

How market day teaches financial literacy to these kid entrepreneurs

Some young entrepreneurs have spent the summer honing their skills and gearing up for the Girls For A Change Market Day on Friday. → Read More

Richmond teacher turns to community to help meet her classroom needs

A Richmond Public Schools teacher is thanking the Problem Solvers Community for helping her students reach their potential. → Read More

Richmond summer camp for 'often forgotten' kids needs your help: 'Think about giving back'

"The goal is to be able to provide support to the children who are often forgotten that are in the middle of domestic violence relationships,” Sgt. Carol Adams said. → Read More

Henrico baker pumps out free lactation cookies to help new moms amid baby formula shortage

Nikita Ford is one person trying to make a difference in the community by using sweet treats to give moms hope during a difficult time. → Read More

Nominations due for inaugural RVA Power Women Awards

Some of the area's top business women will take front and center at the upcoming RVA Power Women Awards. You still have time to get your nomination in and shine the spotlight on those who are making a great impact in the community. → Read More

'Kidpreneurs' will offer 'amazing products' at Richmond Children's Business Fair

They may be some of the smallest business owners on the block, but they have big ideas and they are ready to put their work on display. → Read More

Red Cross in need of 75 donor ambassadors

Red Cross donor ambassadors help keep the wheels turning behind the scenes as the agency continues it's mission to provide support for hospitals and patients who need blood. → Read More

Chesterfield to spend $25 million to stop Otterdale Road floods

"We often say in the road business that we have some short-term pain for some long-term gain." → Read More

Tankers arrive in Richmond to fill up empty gas stations

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Help for renters if eviction moratorium is overturned: 'People are in crisis, experiencing trauma'

Housing Opportunities Made Equal Vice President called a recent federal court decision that overturned the CDC's nationwide eviction moratorium very concerning. → Read More

New scholarship fund aims to 'empower' single moms to finish school: 'I was so close'

The United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg is introducing the WomenRise program "to empower single mothers to complete their education or train for a better job." → Read More

Pandemic forces Victoria Berkeley to make up a new business plan

From pandemic panic to pandemic pivot, 2020 started a scary journey for small business owner Victoria Berkeley. → Read More

Struggling with your mental health? Here's a place to go for help

The Southside Mental Health Fair will be held outside at Southside Church on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. until Noon. → Read More

Petersburg's plan to tear down old Ramada Inn: 'It's a bad look for the city'

The City of Petersburg has a 57-page report detailing the more than 140 violations found inside the old Ramada Inn on E. Washington Street. The building is considered a public nuisance. On Wednesday, city leaders discussed the next steps in getting rid of the eyesore. → Read More

You can donate blood to the Red Cross after getting vaccinated

Throughout the pandemic, the Red Cross has been facing a lack of blood donations across the nation. → Read More

13-year-old entrepreneur scores contract with Chesterfield neighborhood

Since she was ten, Amari Clement has served nearly 80 customers through Mari's Mailbox Post Painting. → Read More