Brennan Somers, WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

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WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

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Past articles by Brennan:

Various groups, including Antifa and Black Lives Matter, march in Richmond

Heading into Saturday, no one knew exactly what would unfold during the planned marches and rallies on Richmond's historic Monument Avenue. → Read More

Churchgoers and faith leaders stand united ahead of Monument Ave. rally

The night before the planned pro-confederate Monument Avenue rally, a crowd of about 100 people went to St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Richmond. → Read More

Couple in dirty car wanted for suspicious incident at school bus stop

Police have increased patrols and asked parents to be vigilant. → Read More

Virginia cowboys leave for Texas to rescue horses and cattle from floods

Many Virginians are stepping up to volunteer and do whatever they can to help in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, including a group of local cowboys. → Read More

Chesterfield softball team taking donations for Harvey victims

Some Central Virginia softball players are stepping up to do whatever they can to help those in Texas after Hurricane Harvey hammered the Texas coast. → Read More

Buz and Ned’s co-owner on storm damage in Texas: ‘Never dreamed it could be this bad’

A Richmond business owner is sharing his experience of what he saw while touring the destruction left behind as Hurricane Harvey hammered the Texas coast. → Read More

Organizer of ‘Fight White Supremacy’ rally aims to send clear message

Plans are in the works for another rally in Richmond in direct response to the violence in Charlottesville. → Read More

Tensions flare at Charlottesville City Council meeting

Attendees at the packed meeting said they were upset that an August 12 "Unite the Right" rally was allowed to happen. → Read More

How Capital Police will enforce order barring demonstrations at Lee Monument

CBS 6 spoke to one of the first demonstrators near the monument to hear about the executive order directly from police. → Read More

Churchgoers pray for peace and healing after tragic events in Charlottesville

Communities across Virginia came together Thursday evening to pray for peace and healing following the tragic events in Charlottesville. → Read More

‘He was my soulmate:’ Family and friends remember fallen VSP trooper

Loved ones said Lieutenant Jay Cullen died doing what he loved and that he made the ultimate sacrifice for the community he served. → Read More

Organizer cancels September 16 monument rally in Richmond

Brag Bowling said he did not want to see violent protests in Richmond. → Read More

Pro-monument rally organizer on confederate statues: ‘turn your head if you don’t like it’

The man who filed a request to hold a pro-monument rally at the Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond is speaking out about his plans and the timing of the possible event. → Read More

Suspect in ‘egregious’ animal abuse case sentenced; still faces more charges

A Petersburg man was convicted Friday of misdemeanor maiming an animal in Petersburg General District Court. → Read More

Mayor Stoney: City working on new deal to keep Redskins camp in Richmond

During a visit to Redskins training camp Tuesday, Mayor Levar Stoney talked about the impact the team has had in Richmond and their future in the River City. → Read More

Vigil held to celebrate lives of three children killed in Henrico fire

Wednesday’s vigil did not focus on loss. Instead, the crowd celebrated lives lived. → Read More

$50,000 reward offered in Mother’s Day I-95 double murder

The reward being offered to help catch the gunman who murdered two women on I-95 in Richmond Mother's Day weekend has increased to $50,000. → Read More

After marathon budget talks, city council asks mayor for help to make cuts

It has been a marathon start to the week for Richmond City Council members. → Read More

Neighbor: Officer knocked before making gruesome discovery inside apartment

“First they were saying two guys were burglarizing this place and now they say somebody done got killed," a neighbor said. → Read More

Some Henrico shoppers left in a lurch with Martin’s closures looming

Some shoppers will temporarily lose their nearest grocery store, and some remaining Martin's not purchased by Publix may soon shut down if no buyer steps up. → Read More