Laura French, WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Laura French

WTVR CBS 6 Richmond

Richmond, VA, United States

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Past articles by Laura:

Teen patient files $50 million lawsuit claiming she was sexually abused at Cumberland Hospital

The complaint alleged the abuse was talked about at the hospital. → Read More

Mom learns new details of son's hospital assault: ‘It killed me'

For the first time in more than two years, the mother of a disabled teen has an image of how her son presumably suffered after he was intentionally burned by a staff member at a New Kent children’s hospital. → Read More

How Virginia farmers claim Dominion is destroying their land: 'It's pretty catastrophic'

“If they want a solar field back there, that's their property and their business," one farmer said. “But when you destroy surrounding land, then it becomes our business.” → Read More

Richmond security guard surprised with gift to help pay her bills

A Richmond security guard is caught up on her gas bill after a surprise visit from Laura French. → Read More

Teen shares story of alleged sex abuse at Virginia hospital: 'I hope that he feels the pain that I feel every day'

A North Carolina teen says a New Kent hospital at the center of a Virginia State Police investigation for child abuse and neglect, rescued her from a sex trafficking ring only for her to be repeatedly sexually assaulted again. → Read More

The number of failing students grows in Chesterfield schools

“They're being failed, and nothing will change if we don't take true numbers, and admit that this is not working,” Emily Klein, whose son and daughter attend Chesterfield schools, said. → Read More

Ex-Cumberland Hospital patient says alleged sexual abuse robbed her 'innocence'

A former Cumberland Hospital patient says she was repeated sexually assaulted by the hospital’s former medical director. → Read More

Mom says son was intentionally burned at children's hospital: 'How could someone hurt my child?'

A Tennessee mom said a staff member intentionally burned her disabled son. → Read More

Elderly man's drowning death ruled homicide after 16 years: 'He was stabbed!'

The drowning death of an elderly Chesterfield man 17 years ago is now being investigated as a murder. → Read More

Surprise parade, IPad brings Richmond valedictorian to tears: ‘I am very grateful’

A Thomas Jefferson High School student not only finished at the top of her graduating class, Amia Graham finished at the top of the entire district with a 4.98 grade point average. → Read More

Therapy helps save Midlothian man with COVID-19: ‘This disease is evil’

Joe Rodriguez survived his battle with COVID-19. He said he turned a corner after he received an investigational therapy he said may have saved his life. → Read More

Senior citizen killed at Richmond rehab center after argument with roommate

"We are shocked and saddened," a spokesperson for the rehab center said. → Read More

Active shooter hoax causes panic for students, parents: ‘I thought I was going to lose everything’

“I flew out of the house like a bat out of hell… paranoid, scared." → Read More

Rideshare driver nearly hit in head New Year’s Eve heard ‘very loud bang’ on I-64

“I told the dispatcher look I’m going down 64 and a bullet just came in my car,” Justin Tate said. “He asked me to stay on the side of the highway. I was like no I kept going because when I rolled my window down I heard more gunfire and I know I had burned up all my luck with that first bullet. I wasn’t taking any chances.” → Read More

Police release details in Skate Park shooting scare

Video posted to YouTube showed young people on bikes speed off upon hearing the gunshots at the skate park. → Read More

Laura French thanks nurses who cared for her after having strokes

“I just want you to know the impact that each and every one of you had on me at a very uncertain time,” said French. “I just want you to know how much you guys mean to me.” → Read More

Mom says her family’s belongings were ruined by mold in storage unit: ‘I’m living in a nightmare’

A Petersburg family is living in an empty new home after they say everything they own was destroyed. → Read More

Homeowner concerned about exit on Chippenham Parkway: ‘My fear is we’re all going to die’

A Chesterfield homeowner is calling on the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to make improvements to an interstate ramp before he says someone gets killed. → Read More

‘I stepped away from Christ for awhile,’ murderer Jesse Matthew gives jailhouse interview

“Some of the questions I probably won’t answer,” Jesse explained. “Some things to deal and process I am still going through. It might take a couple interviews before just to be straight up with you,” he added. → Read More

Killer Jesse Matthew has cancer; will receive treatment in Richmond-area

Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., the man responsible for murdering Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington and University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, has been diagnosed with cancer. → Read More