Alex Hider, WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

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Past articles by Alex:

Members of an all-Black, all-women WWII battalion to receive Congressional Gold Medal

Army veterans who served in a battalion made up of entirely Black women during World War II will soon receive the Congressional Gold Medal. → Read More

Zelenskyy says 16,000 foreigners have volunteered to fight for Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Thursday that the first of 16,000 foreigners who have volunteered to fight for his country have arrived to help fight Russian invaders. → Read More

2 Honduran soccer players treated for hypothermia after US hosts key game in frigid Minnesota

Two players for Honduras' men's national soccer team were reportedly treated for hypothermia on Wednesday during a 3-0 World Cup qualifier loss against the U.S. → Read More

Alabama deputy saves 1-year-old from accidental drug overdose by administering Narcan, video shows

Bystanders said the young girl had been unresponsive for about 30 minutes. → Read More

White House says it offered Nicki Minaj a chance to ask doctors questions about COVID-19 vaccines

The White House has offered Nicki Minaj the chance to speak with one of its doctors after the rapper expressed concerns about getting a COVID-19 vaccine in a series of viral tweets earlier this week. → Read More

Tropical Storm Henri nears hurricane status as it eyes northeast

The Mid-Atlantic and New England are bracing for the arrival of Henri, which is expected to make landfall Sunday. → Read More

Simone Biles says her aunt unexpectedly died ahead of her bronze medal performance on balance beam

After taking home the bronze medal in the women's gymnastics balance beam competition at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Simone Biles revealed to reporters that she had been coping with the loss of a family member. → Read More

12th victim recovered from Surfside condo collapse identified

On Wednesday, the Miami-Dade Police identified another victim pulled from the rubble following last Thursday's condominium tower collapse in Surfside, Florida. → Read More

American Airlines cancels hundreds of flights through mid-July, citing severe weather, labor shortage

American Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights that were scheduled over the next month, citing a labor shortage combined with weather delays. → Read More

NSYNC singer Lance Bass and husband Michael Turchin are expecting twins

Former *NSYNC singer Lance Bass and husband Michael Turnin announced Tuesday that they will soon be parents and are expecting twins via surrogacy. → Read More

Tim Tebow signs contract with Jacksonville Jaguars

After a week of speculation, Tim Tebow has signed a contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars. → Read More

North Carolina Zoo says 12 critically endangered red wolf pups were born over a 3-day period

With only a handful of American red wolves remaining in the wild, the species is critically endangered. Luckily, the North Carolina Zoo says an entire generation of red wolf pups were born in the span of just a few days late last month. → Read More

Member of Wisconsin National Guard charged in connection with Capitol riot

A soldier in the Wisconsin National Guard was charged Monday in connection with the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. → Read More

Girl makes video for classmates so they can better interact with her brother, who has autism

A girl in Texas went the extra mile to introduce her brother with autism to the rest of her classmates — and now, her message of kindness is spreading around the world. → Read More

Alleged Capitol rioter arrested after FBI was tipped off by his Bumble match

FBI agents were able to track down a man accused of storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 after he allegedly admitted to his involvement to a potential love interest on a dating app. → Read More

2021 Oscar nominations to be unveiled Monday

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday will reveal nominations for the 2021 Oscars — a list shaped and squeezed by COVID-19 as the pandemic shuttered theaters and delayed major releases. → Read More

Texas mistakenly issued Amber Alert listing 'Chucky' from 'Child's Play' as suspect

The Texas Department of Public Safety (TDPS) was forced to issue an apology after it mistakenly sent out an Amber Alert that listed the horror character "Chucky" as a suspect. → Read More

North Carolina DMV will no longer issue license plates with Confederate flag imagery

The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has confirmed that it will no longer issue official license plates bearing the Confederate flag, and those that have such plates will need to replace them upon registration this year. → Read More

Tony Bennett reveals that he's been diagnosed with Alzheimer's

In an extensive interview with AARP the Magazine, Bennett publicly revealed that he's been battling the disease since 2016. → Read More

President-elect Joe Biden to receive second dose of Pfizer vaccine today

President-elect Joe Biden will receive his second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in a live event on Monday afternoon. → Read More